Buckinghamshire Archives events and community engagement

View our upcoming events and work with us on your community, school or art projects.

Working with communities, schools and artists

The archives are open to everyone and we encourage anyone to visit us.

We are keen to work with the whole community to help you with projects or inspire your creativity. We are particularly interested in working with:

  • community groups
  • schools
  • artists

With over 800 years of Buckinghamshire history, we will have something of interest for everyone. Contact us to find out how we can work together.

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If you'd like to see what we are doing, find us here:

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Our upcoming events

We hold regular events where you can visit the Archives and engage with the team.

View our upcoming events:

Buckinghamshire County Show, 31st August

Location: Weedon Park
Time: 8am to 6pm

Alongside our colleagues at the council, we'll be once again heading to the county show. The archives will be displaying some historic photographs of the show in the past, and be on hand to answer your history queries.

Heritage Open Day, Saturday 16 September

Location: Aylesbury Library
Time: 10am to 2pm

Alongside the National Paralympic Heritage Trust, we will be hosting an arts and crafts experience in Aylesbury library. It will be a celebration of Buckinghamshire Paralympic history, and a look forward to the 2024 Summer Paralympics in Paris, France.

Macmillan Coffee Morning, 29th September

Location: Buckinghamshire Archives
Time: 10am to 12pm

Raising money for Macmillan Cancer Relief, we'll be hosting a coffee morning for staff, volunteers, and the public. With cakes and coffee available on the day, this is a great chance to meet the archive team and enjoy some delicious food and drink for a good cause.

Fun Palace at High Wycombe, 7th October

Location: High Wycombe Library
Time: 12pm to 5:00pm.

High Wycombe Library will be transformed into a Fun Palace - a place for the community to share and express themselves. The archives will be hosting a stand with some historic photos of the town on display, and young people will be able to enter our 'Archive Your Story' competition and have their creativity looked after forever.