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July 2018

Real Life : Exhibition by Charmian Hayes

July 4 @ 10:30 am - July 27 @ 4:30 pm

'Real Life' is the title of the latest exhibition by Charmian Hayes, a popular and welcome exhibitor in our Gallery. On show will be a wide range of work, including many new pieces (see below). Charmian studied art in Liverpool back in the dark ages when 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 days when it was called ADP) and painting…

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Sailing the Seven Seas Family Trail & Things to Do

July 21 @ 10:30 am - September 4 @ 4:30 pm

Sailing the Seven Seas Family Trail & Things to Do with Tales of pirates and adventures upon the seven seas, cats, rats & sea monsters

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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

Sailing the Seven Seas Family Trail & Things to Do

August 1 @ 10:30 am - September 4 @ 4:30 pm
£1.00

Sailing the Seven Seas Family Trail & Things to Do with Tales of pirates and adventures upon the seven seas, cats, rats & sea monsters

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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

Heritage Open Day in Olney

September 6 @ 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
Museum, Orchard Side
Olney,

Heritage Open Day in Olney      Heritage Open Day in Olney Relive Georgian life in Olney – the home of ‘Amazing Grace’. Walk back in time through the home of William Cowper, renowned 18th century poet and letter writer. Relax in the beautiful, tranquil gardens. Learn about John Newton’s famous hymn Amazing Grace and the Abolition of Slavery. Children’s trail and Georgian dressing up. The story of lace making and other local history. 10:30am - 12pm Refreshments in the Courtyard.…

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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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November 2018

Friday Quiz Evening – Get those thinking caps on!

November 2 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
The Olney Centre United Kingdom
£10.00

Friday Quiz Evening with Fish and Chips Back by popular demand! Come along to our Friday Quiz Evening hosted by our now regular and most popular Quiz-Masters Neil and Pat Hodges. Tickets £10 per head, available now from the Museum and include a Fish and Chip Supper. Bring drinks, condiments and a headful of facts! We’re suggesting teams of 6 people, but if you don’t want to put a team together, don’t worry, we can match you up with a table…

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December 2018

Dickens of a Christmas in Olney

December 9 @ 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
Olney Town and Museum

What’s going on at the Cowper and Newton Museum for Dickens of a Christmas this year? At the north end of the High Street: Our very own warming Mulled Wine to keep the chills away! In the Museum on the Market Place: Delicious hot chocolate, tea and coffee served all day in the Courtyard- warm up those hands! David Pibworth's magic show at 12pm, 2pm and 3pm in the Courtyard.  Olney is the Home of Amazing Grace - please fill our donation buckets and…

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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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