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 talks and other events.

In 2022 Heritage Open Days will take place from 9th to 18th September. All HODs events are free for the public to attend.

  • Bruegel: the seasons and the world

    In 1565 Bruegel created a series of paintings for a dining room in Antwerp. The images changed the way we view the world through art.
    Arts Society North Bucks
    Thursday, 9th June 2022

  • The Hunting Empress

    Colin Rowe tells the story of the life and times of the reluctant Empress, Elizabeth of Austria (“Sisi”). Both live and by Zoom.
    Towcester and District Local History Society
    Wednesday, 8th June 2022

  • Roof top tour

    Enjoy the chance to climb the cantilevered stone staircase to admire the magnificent view from the roof and look over the world-famous gardens.
    Stowe House
    Sunday, 29th May 2022

  • Forenames and what they reveal about ancestors

    Unusual forenames add to our knowledge about public feeling, and offer insight into the interests, values and character of our ancestors who choose them.
    Buckinghamshire Family History Society
    Friday, 27th May 2022

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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