AHA-MK Christmas Forum; 4th December

Our Christmas forum will explore the theme of culture’s role in place-making. There will be a range of speakers from local organisations presenting their experience of helping Milton Keynes to be somewhere that people want to be. Our keynote speaker is Maria Curran, Development Executive Placemaking, at MK Development Partnership. Join us at the City Discovery Centre, 9.30-1.30. 

AHA-MK Forum 11th September

AHA-MK will hold its next forum on 11th September 2019, 9.30-1.00 at Bletchley Park Trust.  Join us for a heritage focused morning when a range of speakers will talk about the importance of creating legacy in our cultural and heritage institutions. Our keynote speaker is Stuart McLeod, Head of Engagement at the National Lottery Heritage Fund.

Continuing Professional Development Programme

AHA-MK delivers a Continuing Professional Development (CPD) programme mainly through our quarterly Forums, featuring inspirational speakers, case studies demonstrating best practice and policy and development topics relevant to the sectors.

Over the next few years, AHA-MK aims to advance its CPD programme to enable the development of cultural leadership and ambition in Milton Keynes to become European Capital of Culture 2023.  We have initiated a CPD Working Group drawn from hte membership, who are now working on plans to develop the CPD, including trips out of Milton Keynes.


Alongside our CPD sessions we offer networking opportunities allowing staff and volunteers from our arts and heritage member organisations to meet, mingle and form new partnerships. These opportunities are essential for discussion and debate and are highly valued by our members.

Development of Collaborative Projects

Through AHA-MK members are able to identify challenges and opportunities facing the sectors and collaborate to develop initiatives and projects that address these. Our fundraising and project management support allows projects to be realised for the good of the sector and the city.