Heritage Open Days 2018

Blazing Saddles Heritage Open Days | © Raysto Images
Blazing Saddles by the Bicycle Ballet Company
© Raysto Images
The Mansion at Bletchley Park | © Bletchley Park Trust
The Mansion at Bletchley Park
© Bletchley Park Trust
Meet the Keeper Heritage Open Days
Meet the Keeper, Will Phillips, and his Mystery Objects
Get Cycling Heritage Open Days | © John Cooper, Studio MK
Get Cycling
© John Cooper, Studio MK

Living Archive is proud to co-ordinate Milton Keynes Heritage Open Days. This year there are an incredible 90 events celebrating heritage and culture – all free to attend. You can find out what’s on by visiting the MK Heritage Open Days website, and stay up-to-date by following us on twitter and facebook using #MKHODs.

Milton Keynes is throwing open its doors with more events than ever before for Heritage Open Days. Taking place over two weekends, 6th to 9th September and 13th to 16th September, there is something for everyone as the city celebrates its fascinating and exciting heritage with workshops, craft events, open days, exhibitions, performances and film screenings – all completely free to attend.

This year also marks 100 years since many women gained the right to vote, and a number of events across the city will focus on the stories and contributions of extraordinary women of Milton Keynes and Buckinghamshire.

Key attractions opening their doors for free include Milton Keynes Museum, Stadium MK, Great Linford Manor Park, Bletchley Park (limited tickets, booking essential), MK Arts Centre, Milton Keynes Theatre, Cowper and Newton Museum in Newport Pagnell and in the wider area Stowe Gardens, Claydon House, and The Old Gaol in Buckingham.

Also open for this year’s programme will be a wide range of historic sites, community buildings and spaces, hosting activities and craft days, dance and family fun days, tours, film screenings, exhibitions and much more.

For full details of the many activities and events happening in and around Milton Keynes between Thursday 6th and Sunday 9th September and Thursday 13th September to Sunday 16th September, go to: www.mkheritageopendays.com. Or use the link below to download a copy of the Heritage Open Days brochure.

You can also follow Milton Keynes Heritage Open Days on Twitter using #MKHODs, and share your own pictures.



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