Milton Keynes Heritage Association was formed in 1994 by a number of local heritage groups and museums, with the aim of encouraging and developing co-operation between organisations having an interest in heritage in Milton Keynes, north Buckinghamshire and south Northamptonshire


MKHA has over 70 organisation and individual members, with a broad range of interests and a wide geographical coverage from Buckingham in the west, Olney in the east, Towcester in the north and Woburn in the south.

Many MKHA members have websites for those interested in our heritage.

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Local heritage events

MKHA members organise virtual talks and other events.

In 2021 Heritage Open Days took place from 10th to 19th September. All HODs events are free for the public to attend.

  • Spooky History Walk

    Walk Olney’s mysterious byways by night. Mulled wine, mince pies, tea and coffee at the end of the walk. Meet outside the Museum. Pay on the night.
    Cowper & Newton Museum
    Friday, 17th December 2021

  • The Twelve Days of Christmas

    In this lecture-recital Peter Medhurst explores the wealth of Christmas music, traditions and curious legends that are connected with them.
    Arts Society North Bucks
    Thursday, 16th December 2021

  • Forgotten Air VCs of the Great War

    Jim Nicolson will detail the stories of just four of the aviator VC recipients with accounts of the actions for which they were awarded their decoration.
    Western Front Association (Milton Keynes Branch)
    Friday, 10th December 2021

  • Dickens and The Creation of a Christmas Carol

    How A Christmas Carol was written and how it influenced generations to embrace Christmas as the most important celebration of the year.
    Towcester and District Local History Society
    Wednesday, 8th December 2021

Become a member

Membership is open to local history groups and individuals and is open to those outside the MIlton Keynes Council boundary.

Member benefits include quarterly meetings, grants, website hosting, free IT and archiving training and heritage advocacy.

Location map of MKHA members

Grant from MK Community Foundation

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