Homeworld Activities

Welcome to our Activities Page which provides you with a host of wonderful Homeworld and New Town resources and activities for people of all ages to have a go! These have been provided by the partner organisations for Homeworld 40 and our thanks go to Living Archive MK, MK City Discovery Centre, MK Council, MK Forum, and many others. Explore the links and find out more!

Note: These are external links to partners pages and the Homeworld 40 team is not responsible for any content, web errors or omissions.

Milton Keynes City Discovery Centre's New Town Films and Activities Collection

Discover MK Online Exhibition

New Town Heritage Explorers

The NTHE project has been designed to support MK Council’s New Town Heritage Register to work with residents and communities to record and celebrate the new town heritage of their local estate, grid square or area. It is an ongoing project to capture the social context through events and activities which complements the building and landscape architectural focus of the NTHR.

New Town Quiz

Think you know your local New Town Milton Keynes? The NTHE Team has created a fun Quiz for you to try. The questions are multiple choice to help you – can you get 20/20? Click on New Town Quiz now (opens a Google Form).

Online Video Activities

MK Council and its partners have created FIVE fun activities on the Milton Keynes Council MK Explorers YouTube Channel Playlist for you using social media and any smart device! You can create a City in a Box, Draw your favourite part of MK, Create your own mini Trail, tell us your New Town Stories or send us a video. Don’t forget to use the hashtags for each activity and Tweet it to @MKExplorers to tell everyone about your favourite part of MK! Go to the New Town Explorers YouTube Channel Playlist now.

New Town Archives

Our Research Page has all the links you could want to find out more about Homeworld, other New Town Areas of Milton Keynes and its archives. Want to see how MK looked in 1975 and if your areas was built? Find out more here - Research Page.

Online New Town Toolkit

We are looking for groups of volunteers to tell us about their local area, its heritage value and what is special about it. To help you we have created a Toolkit to use and 3 Self-Help Video Guides for you and your friends to watch – why don’t you have a go and help us find out more about the place you live. Click on Volunteer Toolkit Resources now!