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:

Twitter @BucksArchives
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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:

Archives Career Day, Thursday 25 May

Location: Cressex Community School, High Wycombe
Time: 10am to 12:30pm

The archives will be delivering a series of talks to Cressex students, answering their questions on what a career in archives and heritage is like, alongside a chance to get to grips with the historic documents the students have been studying.

Half Term Tours, Tuesday 30 and Wednesday 31 May

Location: Buckinghamshire Archives, Aylesbury
Time: 10am and 2pm

Over two days, we will be hosting tours of our strongrooms. This will give the public a glimpse at their history and to learn more about what we do to keep the past safe for the future.

85th Birthday Celebration, Friday 9 June

Location: Buckinghamshire Archives
Time: 1:30 to 3pm

85 years ago, Buckinghamshire Archives processed our very first document. Today, we are the central hub for the county's history with a collection spanning centuries. Join us as we celebrate our own history, enjoy some cake, and look over the highlights of the past eighty five years.

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.