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

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

MKHA members organise virtual talks and other events.

  • John Ferris – Behind the Enigma

    John Ferris will assess the evolution of British codebreaking in the twentieth century, with a particular focus on Bletchley Park, and World War Two.
    Bletchley Park
    Wednesday, 7th July 2021

  • Origins of Place Names

    Speaker: Anthony Poulton-Smith. His most recent book is ‘Paranormal Northamptonshire’. This free talk is for BFHS members only.
    Buckinghamshire Family History Society
    Friday, 25th June 2021

  • Down Memory Roade

    At St Mary’s Church Hall, Hartwell Rd, Roade, Northampton NN7 2NT. AGM followed by recollections of Roade residents past and present.
    Roade Local History Society
    Wednesday, 23rd June 2021

  • 39 of the best

    In her new book Kate Vigurs collects the stories of 39 women selected from all walks of life who risked betrayal and death for freedom. 
    The National Museum of Computing
    Wednesday, 23rd June 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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