Culture in Milton Keynes

What to see and where to go

Milton Keynes hosts a wealth of cultural organisations and venues, including world-class contemporary art galleries, museums, theatres, art centres, heritage sites, performance and dance spaces, community arts facilities, artist run studios and workshops.

Download the Arts & Culture Venues in Milton Keynes map.

For current arts and heritage listings and information about what to see and where to go in Milton Keynes head to the Destination MK website.

Midsummer Festival

We’re holding the city’s first ever, family-friendly Midsummer Festival, where local people are invited to celebrate the summer solstice with a fun-packed free programme of music, maypoles, magic and more.

The cultural sector

Milton Keynes Council’s culture team works in close collaboration with the city’s cultural organisations and venues.

Milton Keynes creative and cultural strategy

The culture team supports the growth and development of the city’s cultural offer, taking a strategic lead on the delivery of Milton Keynes Creative and Cultural Strategy, written in partnership with the city’s cultural sector.

Culture Team contact information

Civic, 1 Saxon Gate East, Milton Keynes MK9 3EJ