Dickens of a Christmas

          Yes, it’s Dickens of a Christmas in Olney and the Museum will be at the heart of the town’s festivities. Look out for our stall at the north end of the High Street selling Mulled Wine.

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The Museum will close from 18th December, reopening on 9th February 2016 to coincide with Pancake Race Day in Olney.  During this time we carry out essential conservation and maintenance work.  We are always looking for people who can volunteer

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Charmian Hayes

Charmian Hayes studied art in Liverpool back in the dark ages when she says the Beatles were fab and we could all do the twist without falling over. For many years she had a ‘proper’ job in IT (in the

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Paul Higgs Pavane- in concert

Saturday 14 November. We had a wonderful evening of beautiful music by the leading composer and musician, Paul Higgs at St Peter and St Paul Parish Church in Olney. Paul  was supported by his colleagues, collectively known as ‘Pavane’. Individually they were

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Look Around Olney – Olney is a beautiful country town. As well as visiting the museum spend some time enjoying this historic town and its many attractions. Olney and District Historical Society Sharing the History of Olney Bucks UK Olney


Book launch by Neil Curry

Saturday 14th Nov. Neil Curry launched his book, William Cowper – A Revaluation at the museum. Neil Curry’s penetrating analysis of the complex interaction between Cowper’s life and the work reveals a different cast of mind from the widely-held view