Cowper & Newton Symposium Programme for the day
|11.15||Welcome from the chairman|
|11.20 – 12 noon||Dr Mark Crosby, Kansas State University||‘Cowper, Blake, and Hayley: the museum’s two William Blake miniatures’|
|12.05 – 12.45||Dr Katherine Turner, Professor of English, Mary Baldwin University, Virginia||“This folio of four pages, happy work!” – Cowper and the newspapers|
|12.45 – 13.45||LUNCH AT THE OLNEY CENTRE|
|13.45 – 14.15||Panel: some new aspects of the collection|
|14.15 – 14.45||Talk by James Brannan on his ancestor Sam Roberts||‘Sam Roberts of Weston, Cowper’s ‘Faithful Attendant’|
|15.00 – 15.45||Marylynn Rouse, The John Newton Project||‘Keeping up with the Jones’s’ – the recently rediscovered correspondence between John Newton and Robert Jones of Hull, goldsmith|
|16.15 – 17.30||RECEPTION IN THE MUSEUM GARDEN, AND LATE OPENING OF THE MUSEUM|
COWPER DAY REGISTRATION Saturday 22 July 2017
Download your booking form here or contact the Museum and we will send you a paper copy
You will receive a confirmation email of your booking.
For planning purposes we ask you to pre-register. Your pre-registration fee of £16.50 covers morning coffee, a sandwich lunch on the day, and the late afternoon reception at the museum. The charge for those who pay on the day, if there is space, will be £25.00.
We look forward to seeing you on 22 July.