Milton Keynes

Properties and events in Milton Keynes

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An ancient village at the heart of a New Town - Woughton on the Green

Milton Keynes Central Library, 555 Silbury Boulevard, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK9 3HL
In person
Pre-booking not required

From Doomsday to the coming of the New Town of Milton Keynes in 1967! A snapshot of the history of the village and people of Woughton on the Green through the work and research carried out by Woughton Heritage, a local history group.

Bicentenary of the birth of George Edmund Street

St James Church, Church Street, New Bradwell, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK13 0BP
In person
Pre-booking not required

An exhibition celebrating the bi-centenary of the birth of George Edmund Street (1824 - 1881) who designed St. James Church, New Bradwell as well as other local buildings.

Bletchley Flyover Talk with Philip Marsh

Rectory Cottages, 49 Church Green Road, Bletchley, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK3 6BJ
In person
Pre-booking required

Find out all about Bletchley's railway flyover, which will finally be used for timetabled passenger trains for the first time since it was built 65 years ago in 1959.

Borderlands, a walk in the Ouse Valley

Meet at Manor Farm Car Park, Off Wolverton Road, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK12 5NN
In person
Pre-booking required

Join the Parks Trust on a tour of the Ouse Valley to look at the history of the sites around Old Wolverton and beyond.

Bow Brickhill Church and Tower Open Day

All Saints Church, Church Road, Bow Brickhill, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK17 9LQ
In person
Pre-booking not required

The church and tower will be open for stunning views over the city and surrounding countryside. Teas and cake will be on sale.

Bradwell Abbey Medieval Family Fun Fayre!

Milton Keynes City Discovery Centre, Bradwell Abbey, Alston Drive, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK13 9AP
In person
Pre-booking not required

Join us for a variety of medieval activities, stalls, re-enactments and lots of fun! There will be Chapel tours, Chaucer form the Wagon, King Arthur, have-a-go-archery, dragons and a medieval puppet show! The bar and gift shop will be open.

Bradwell Village Walkabout

Starts from outside the Prince Albert pub, Vicarage Road, Bradwell, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK13 9AG
In person
Pre-booking required

A walk around the village looking at its particular features and how it developed, both before and after the designation of Milton Keynes as a New Town.

British-Ukrainian Christmas decorations master class

The Event Space, Milton Keynes Central Library, 555 Silbury Boulevard, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK9 3HL
In person
Pre-booking required

Make your own Christmas decorations in British-Ukrainian style. It will be family like event with friends and family gathered around table, filled with joy and happiness, jokes and tales from British and Ukrainian guests.

Building A New Archive For The Future

Big Shop Friday, Centre:MK multistorey car park, Marlborough Gate, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK9 3QA
In person
Pre-booking required

This session is the final workshop in a four-part Placed In Time series, designed to engage U25s in the process of archiving.

Calverton Church Open Day & Guided Heritage Walks

All Saints Church, Church Hill, Calverton, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK19 6EE
In person
Pre-booking required

Church of All Saints and Bell Tower will be open all day with an exhibition of heritage items, with guided 1¼ mile walks around Calverton taking in a variety of views of its historic buildings, trackways and surrounding countryside.

Camphill MK Open Day

Camphill Milton Keynes Communities, Japonica Lane, Willen Park, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK15 9JY
In person
Pre-booking required

A tour of Camphill MK Community, watch a short presentation on how we arrived in Milton Keynes and our connections to the local community, have a look at our flax project, from seeds to fabric and see how our gardens are growing with us.

Castlethorpe Church Open Days

Ss Simon & Jude Church, 13 - 15 North Street, Castlethorpe, Buckinghamshire, MK19 7EW
In person
Pre-booking not required

The recently renovated medieval church of Ss Simon & Jude in Castlethorpe has late Norman architecture, an impressive 17th century monument to Sir Thomas Tyrrill and an environmentally-friendly churchyard. We invite you to look around.

Celebrating 40 years of Campbell Park

Meet at Campbell Park Pavillion, 1300 Silbury Boulevard, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK9 4AD
In person
Pre-booking required

As part of MK Heritage Open Days we'd love you to join us on a celebratory tour of Campbell Park. Our Landscape Officer will fill you in on the 40-year history of the Park, and the year round care we take of the park to keep it in pristine condition.

Come and Sing Festal Eucharist with the Willis pipe organ

St Mary & St Giles Church, Church Street, Stony Stratford, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK11 1BD
In person
Pre-booking required

Part of the Willis Pipe Organ Festival at St Mary & St Giles Church. Willis Pipe Organ Festival Come and Sing Festal Eucharist.

Come and Sing with the Willis pipe organ rehearsal

Parish Hall & St Mary & St Giles Church, Church Street, Stony Stratford, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK11 1BD
In person
Pre-booking required

Part of the Willis Pipe Organ Festival at St Mary & St Giles Church.

Commonwealth War Graves Tour – Wolverton Cemetery

Wolverton Cemetery, Woburn Avenue, Wolverton, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK12 5AZ
In person
Pre-booking required

Were you aware that Wolverton Cemetery contains the graves of 9 WW1 and WW2 casualties under the care of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission? On this tour you will be able to hear their stories and find out about the history of the Commission.

Commonwealth War Graves Tours – Bletchley (Manor Road) Cemetery

Manor Road Cemetery, Manor Road, Fenny Stratford, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK2 2HW
In person
Pre-booking required

Did you know that Manor Road Cemetery in Fenny Stratford is the final resting place of 22 WW1 & WW2 casualties, under the care of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission? Join our tours to hear their stories & find out about the history of the CWGC.

Cotswold Archaeology (Milton Keynes Office) Warehouse Open Day

Unit 8, The IO Centre, Fingle Drive, Stonebridge, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK13 0AT
In person
Pre-booking not required

Visit us to find out about the archaeology projects Cotswold Archaeology have worked on locally. Ask our archaeologists about their work and find out what we do behind the scenes. A showcase of recent projects, with hand-ons family activities.

Cowper & Newton Museum - Learn all about how folks travelled in the 18th century!

Cowper & Newton Museum, Orchard Side, Market Place, Olney, Buckinghamshire, MK46 4AJ
In person
Pre-booking not required

HISTORIC HOUSE, GARDENS, GALLERY and GIFT SHOP are open. (Please see our website for details of gallery artist exhibitions). Refreshments in the Courtyard.

Danesborough Hillfort Guided Walk

Starts from Edgewick Farm Barn, Woodland Way,, Woburn Sands, Bedfordshire, MK17 8QQ
In person
Pre-booking required

Walk from Woburn Sands to the Iron-Age hillfort of Danesborough Camp, high on the Greensands Ridge. Visit the place where an ancient tribe of Britain lived 2000 years ago and learn about the huge fortification they built. Sturdy footwear essential.