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

  • The history of the CWGC and its work today

    Terry Whenham’s presentation starts with how the Commission began, its work during the First and Second World Wars and concludes with its work today.
    Yardley Gobion History Group
    Thursday, 4th July 2024

  • Research before Parish Registers

    Pre-1600 research is an entirely different ‘ball game’. having many records that can be useful although the familiar ones had not even commenced.
    Bucks Family History Society
    Wednesday, 3rd July 2024

  • Stoke Goldington village tour

    Meet in Stoke Goldington. A guided walk by a member of the village historical society – all flat on paths.  2 miles. Booking required.
    Newport Pagnell Historical Society
    Tuesday, 2nd July 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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