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May 2018

Warm & Fiery by Naini

May 2 @ 10:30 am - May 31 @ 4:30 pm

May's exhibition in the Three Hares Gallery features the exciting work of Naini Ahluwalia. Naini's paintings, often created using bare hands, display her minimalist style and understanding of the subject and medium to produce unique pieces.

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Refreshments in the Courtyard & Gardens

May 31 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
The Cowper & Newton Museum, Orchard Side, Market Pl, Olney
Buckinghamshire, MK46 4AJ United Kingdom
£3.00

Enjoy Refreshments in the Tranquil Courtyard & Gardens of the Cowper & Newton Museum

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June 2018

Hands On – Repair our Viper Barn

June 2 @ 10:30 am - 2:00 pm

With our HLF renovations underway, we are concentrating on preserving our historic Viper Barn. Why not come along on Saturday 2nd June to a drop-in workshop to find out more - and you’ll have a chance to have a go yourself.

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Open Gardens Weekend – National Garden Scheme

June 9 - June 10
Museum, Orchard Side
Olney,
£3.00

Open Gardens Weekend - National Garden Scheme Our beautiful gardens, in the heart of Olney, will be open on Saturday and Sunday in aid of the National Garden Scheme. 10:30am - 4:30pm Over the last 90 years, the NGS has raised over £50 million for nursing charities across the UK, thanks to the warm generosity of garden owners, volunteers and visitors. See lace-making demonstrations in the gardens.  Buy plants, and seeds harvested from our gardens.  Enjoy refreshments served in Cowper's Courtyard.  Your entrance…

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Refreshments in the Courtyard & Gardens

June 14 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
The Cowper & Newton Museum, Orchard Side, Market Pl, Olney
Buckinghamshire, MK46 4AJ United Kingdom
£3.00

Enjoy Refreshments in the Tranquil Courtyard & Gardens of the Cowper & Newton Museum

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Olney Open Gardens with Strawberries & Cream!

June 24 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Cowper & Newton Museum, Orchard Side, Market Pl, Olney
Buckinghamshire, MK46 4AJ United Kingdom

Come and enjoy the sensory pleasures of our two peaceful gardens. William Cowper's 300 year old Summer House Garden contains medieval plants, herbs, heritage fruit & vegetables - all maintained organically. We are opening our gardens as part of Olney Open Gardens on Sunday 24th June between 12 midday and 5pm. We will be serving Strawberries and Cream with tea, coffee or squash in the Courtyard between 2 and 3:30pm. Entrance to the garden with Olney Open Gardens Event Passport. …

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Refreshments in the Courtyard & Gardens

June 28 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
The Cowper & Newton Museum, Orchard Side, Market Pl, Olney
Buckinghamshire, MK46 4AJ United Kingdom
£3.00

Enjoy Refreshments in the Tranquil Courtyard & Gardens of the Cowper & Newton Museum

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July 2018

Woodcarving Demonstration

July 7 @ 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
Museum and Gardens, Orchard Side, Market Place
Olney, Buckinghamshire MK46 4AJ United Kingdom

Woodcarving demonstration by talented members of the British Woodcarvers Association (BWA)     Woodcarving demonstrations! You might like a dabble in soap carving to start you off in this wonderful hobby! British Woodcarvers Association (BWA) exists to advance and promote the art and craft of wood carving and sculpture in all its forms.  Encourage the exchange of ideas between members Promote best practice Enable wood carvers and sculptors to promote their work to a wider audience. Meet regularly to carve, chat…

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Refreshments in the Courtyard & Gardens

July 12 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
The Cowper & Newton Museum, Orchard Side, Market Pl, Olney
Buckinghamshire, MK46 4AJ United Kingdom
£3.00

Enjoy Refreshments in the Tranquil Courtyard & Gardens of the Cowper & Newton Museum

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At Home with the Georgians! Family Fun Day in Olney

July 14 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm

Come and join us to Relive Georgian life in Olney as we celebrate the 250th anniversary of our Cowper & Newton story. Here’s a taster of what is in store for our visitors  -  with a detailed programme coming soon

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Guided walk around Olney -South End

July 22 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
The Cowper & Newton Museum, Orchard Side, Market Pl, Olney
Buckinghamshire, MK46 4AJ United Kingdom
£6.00

Follow in the footsteps of William Cowper and John Newton with our guided walk to explore the nooks and crannies of the south end of the town including the historic church, mill and tannery.

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Refreshments in the Courtyard & Gardens

July 26 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
The Cowper & Newton Museum, Orchard Side, Market Pl, Olney
Buckinghamshire, MK46 4AJ United Kingdom
£3.00

Enjoy Refreshments in the Tranquil Courtyard & Gardens of the Cowper & Newton Museum

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August 2018

Guided Walk to Cowper’s Alcove

August 5 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
The Cowper & Newton Museum, Orchard Side, Market Pl, Olney
Buckinghamshire, MK46 4AJ United Kingdom
£10.00

A leisurely and fact filled historical guided walk though Olney to Weston Underwood, taking in the sights along the way.

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Refreshments in the Courtyard & Gardens

August 9 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
The Cowper & Newton Museum, Orchard Side, Market Pl, Olney
Buckinghamshire, MK46 4AJ United Kingdom
£3.00

Enjoy Refreshments in the Tranquil Courtyard & Gardens of the Cowper & Newton Museum

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Refreshments in the Courtyard & Gardens

August 23 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
£3.00

Enjoy Refreshments in the Tranquil Courtyard & Gardens of the Cowper & Newton Museum

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Guided Walk around Olney – North End

August 26 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
The Cowper & Newton Museum, Orchard Side, Market Pl, Olney
Buckinghamshire, MK46 4AJ United Kingdom
£6.00

Why not come on a guided walk to find out about more about the NORTH end of town, including the Great Fires of Olney and life and trades of the 18th & 19th centuries.

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September 2018

Final Refreshments in the Courtyard & Gardens for 2018

September 6 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
The Cowper & Newton Museum, Orchard Side, Market Pl, Olney
Buckinghamshire, MK46 4AJ United Kingdom
£3.00

Enjoy Refreshments in the Tranquil Courtyard & Gardens of the Cowper & Newton Museum

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Take a Walk with … William Cowper (MK LitFest @ the C&N Museum)

September 23 @ 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Take a Walk with … William Cowper (MK LitFest@the Cowper & Newton Museum) Come along to our family friendly afternoon and find out more about the local poet who inspired the Romantic Poets

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December 2018

Night Time Guided Spooky Walk

December 14 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Cowper & Newton Museum, Orchard Side, Market Pl, Olney
Buckinghamshire, MK46 4AJ United Kingdom
£10.00

A spooky night time guided walk to explore some of the hidden corners and alleyways of the town

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