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.

Heritage Open Days 2023 took place from 8th to 17th September. All HODs events are free for the public to attend.

  • Book launch

    The story of Bradwell Abbey farm has been examined iwith the owners and tenants researched and explored through the records left behind of their lives.
    Milton Keynes City Discovery Centre
    Friday, 12th July 2024

  • Greenleys turns 50

    This year marks 50 years since the first person moved into the Greenleys estate. To celebrate, the Town Council will be hosting a free event.
    Wolverton & Greenleys Town Council
    Sunday, 30th June 2024

  • Museum Guided Tour

    Your guide will tell you the story of William Cowper and his friend, John Newton.  You will learn how their lives came together.
    Cowper & Newton Museum
    Saturday, 29th June 2024

  • Refreshments in the Courtyard

    Enjoy delicious homemade cakes, a choice of tea, coffee, speciality tea or juice and a relaxing stroll around our beautiful 18th century, tranquil gardens. 
    Cowper & Newton Museum
    Thursday, 27th June 2024

  • The Bells Go Down

    The Bells Go Down is a 1943 black-and-white film made by Ealing Studios and was a tribute to the British Auxiliary Fire Service (AFS).
    Roade Local History Society
    Wednesday, 26th June 2024

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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