The North Buckinghamshire Decorative and Fine Arts Society was launched in 2009 and has now rebranded, in line with the national society, as The Arts Society North Bucks. The Society meets on the second Thursday of each month (except in July and August) at Lovat Hall in Newport Pagnell.
The Society organises monthly lectures, outings to places of interest and issues a newsletter. The Society successfully campaigned for the preservation of Rectory Cottages and has worked to preserve Bletchley Park. The monthly lectures are held in Rectory Cottages on the first Thursday of the month between October and May.
Bletchley Park, once the top-secret home of the World War Two code-breakers is now a vibrant heritage attraction. Ciphers and codes of several Axis countries were decrypted including, most importantly, those generated by the German Enigma and Lorenz machines.
The Society was formed in October 2009 and meets more or less monthly. Members and non-members are very welcome. Historical information about the village, its people and its places, is sprinkled throughout the Bow Brickhill website. Here you will find links to documents and photographs.
The Parish covers the area of Milton Keynes enclosed by the Portway, Saxon Street and Monks Way grid roads with the western boundary being the area to the west of the railway line known as Bradwell Abbey.
BCS is a Registered Charity founded in 1992. It promotes the restoration of the Old Stratford and Buckingham Arms of the Grand Union Canal and the education of the public in canal history.
The Old Gaol was built in 1748 and enlarged in 1839. The Museum is an Arts Council of England Accredited Museum and the Tourist Information Centre provides everything you need for a visit to Buckingham and the surrounding area.
The County Museum was founded by the Bucks Archaeological Society in the mid 19th century and was operated by the County Council from 1957 until 2014 when it became the Bucks County Museum Trust.
The Group provides a regular opportunity for local members to meet and exchange experiences and to receive encouragement and advice on their genealogical problems. Meetings are usually held on the first Wednesday of each month at 7.30 pm at the Methodist Church Hall, Bletchley.
The Buckinghamshire Constabulary was set up in 1857. On 1st April 1968 it was amalgamated into the Thames Valley Constabulary.
The objectives of the Project, set up in 1996, are to uncover the past of Calverton, a village near Stony Stratford, Buckinghamshire, and to record its present for the future.
Castlethorpe Historical Society, formed in 2014, holds talks by guest speakers every two months, as well as organising trips to centres of local historical importance and some 'hands-on' historical research projects.
By bringing together the records so far collected for Castlethorpe, a villagenear Stony Stratford, the personal and cultural achievements of the population can be sensed. More modern records and photographs are being included.
The Community Landscape Archaeology Survey Project acts as an umbrella organisation for local history, archaeological and metal detecting associations in West Northamptonshire.
CBA South Midlands, an autonomous local group under the umbrella of the national Council for British Archaeology, covers four counties — Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Northamptonshire and Oxfordshire.
The Museum is dedicated to the life of William Cowper and John Newton and the history of the local area.
Deanshanger has been a predominantly rural village located in South Northamptonshire. The village developed an industrial base during the Victorian era which resulted in a period of growth and expansion. DVHS was founded in 1999 by residents in order to preserve and celebrate the history of the village, its people and surroundings.
Detecting and recording finds for two local villages: Stoke Bruerne in South Northamtonshire and Hanslope in Buckinghamshire.
Supported by the Churches Conservation Trust, local residents have formed the Friends of St Lawrence group to create more opportunities for people to enjoy the church and its medieval wall paintings and to provide a focal point in the community.
Grafton Regis is a small but historic village in the south of Northamptonshire. The website contains historical information together with details about life in Grafton Regis today.
Services are held at the Church of St Ambrosios & St Stylianos. Swinfen Harris Church Hall is available for hire. The Community’s Greek Supplementary School offers tuition in the Greek language.
The Society has been in existence since 1990 and arranges open meeting speakers, manages the website and archives relevant material.
Haversham-cum-Little Linford , a civil parish in the Borough of Milton Keynes, has two distinct settlements - the older part of the village and 'New Haversham' built in the 1930s to house staff working at the Wolverton railway works.
Lavendon History Group has a meeting every month or two to listen to a speaker, usually on a topic of local or general historical interest. They are usually held on a Monday afternoon in Lavendon Village Hall.
Living Archive is a creative cultural and community development organisation whose documentary arts work is inspired by people's memories.
Based at the beautiful and important medieval Scheduled Ancient Monument site of Bradwell Abbey in Milton Keynes, Milton Keynes City Discovery Centre informs visitors about urban geography and new city planning - as well as the historical and natural heritage of Milton Keynes.
Milton Keynes Forum contributes to the development of civic awareness and encourages informed participation in the life of the growing city. The Forum concentrates upon the physical environment and the built heritage of the new city.
A comprehensive collection of information relating to the history of Buckinghamshire, the Milton Keynes Council area and Milton Keynes New Town. The Local Studies Department is located at the Central Library.
Do touch is the philosophy at Milton Keynes Museum where more than 200 years of local industry and rural life are featured in a series of brilliant recreations and hands-on displays.
The Society provides assistance in the day-to-day running of Milton Keynes Museum and runs a series of winter lectures on topics of local interest.
MKIAC operates in Milton Keynes to connect communities, and bring people together through high quality shared arts experiences.
The National Badminton Museum is located at the National Badminton Centre in Milton Keynes. The Museum hosts one of the finest and most comprehensive collections of badminton artefacts, archives and memorabilia in the world.
New Bradwell is a village situated in Buckinghamshire, approximately 50 miles north of London, now on the outskirts of Milton Keynes. New Bradwell Heritage Group was formed in September 2005 with a view to sharing the history of New Bradwell.
Newport Pagnell Historical Society was founded in 1984. By the 1990s the society was able to purchase and refurbish Chandos Hall and open it both as a Museum and the Society's headquarters. The Society meets there twice a month.
North Crawley is a small parish village in the county of Buckinghamshire, located about three and a half miles east of Newport Pagnell. The society was formed in 2004
The village of Old Stratford developed on both sides of the old Roman road of Watling Street, near to where it crosses over the River Ouse. Watling Street marks the boundary between the parishes of Passenham to the south and Cosgrove to the north, so that Old Stratford homes belonged to one of these two parishes in the past.
The Society was founded in 1997 by a group of like-minded people determined to keep Olney history alive for all generations of people in the town and those who have since moved away from Olney. Meetings are held at 7.30 pm on the second Tuesday of each month at the Olney Centre.
The Society was founded in 1985. The Society arranges meetings, visits and other activities of archaeological and related interest. Meetings are held at the Olney Centre on Tuesday mornings, approximately two per month, between September and May.