The Phantom of the Trianon

February 13, 2019 MKHA Webmaster 0

In 1911 a book described a visit to the Petit Trianon in the grounds of the Palace of Versailles where the authors claimed to have seen the gardens as they had been in the late 18th century as well as ghosts.
Buckinghamshire Gardens Trust

Away with the Fairies

February 13, 2019 MKHA Webmaster 0

1n 1917 two girls in Yorkshire took photographs of fairies. When the photographs came to light they caused a sensation.
Newport Pagnell Historical Society

Grand Open Day

February 12, 2019 MKHA Webmaster 0

Enjoy the new season at the Cowper & Newton Museum. See all the improvements that have been made thanks to Heritage Lottery funding.

Out of the Mud

February 12, 2019 MKHA Webmaster 0

This exhibition highlights discoveries made by archaeologists and amateur enthusiasts, and features finds from the Bancroft Roman Villa, the Secret Garden and Bradwell Abbey.

Browne Willis and William Cole

February 2, 2019 MKHA Webmaster 0

Browne Willis (1682-1760) and The Reverend William Cole, Rector to St Mary’s Church (1753-1768), were good friends, Willis was particularly known for his zealous ‘beautifying of St Mary’s Church’ in honour of his parents.
St Mary’s Church, Bletchley
Sunday, 10th March 2019