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July 2016

Hopping Hares – Family Fun for the Summer Holidays

Wednesday, July 20, 2016 - Saturday, September 3, 2016

Hopping Hares... Where have Mr Cowper's pet hares got to now?  Under the table, avoiding the viper in the Viper Barn and escaping around the town.... Come and help us round them up   Craft table available everyday   Extra Craft activities on Tuesday mornings in August from 10.30 am - midday. Tuesday 9th August Tuesday 16th August Tuesday 23rd August Tuesday 30th August

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August 2016

Family Crafts in the Gazebo

Tuesday, August 16, 2016 @ 10:30 am

Join us in the Gazebo and unleash your creative side -  or just enjoy sticking something! FREE

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Family Crafts in the Gazebo

Tuesday, August 23, 2016 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Join us in the Gazebo and unleash your creative side -  or just stick something! FREE

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Family Crafts in the Gazebo

Tuesday, August 30, 2016 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Unleash your creative side - or just stick something! FREE

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October 2016

Family Fun – Mouse Mayhem

Saturday, October 22, 2016 - Saturday, October 29, 2016
Museum, Orchard Side

Family Fun Mouse Mayhem The nights are drawing in and the weather is getting colder. The animals are looking for a warm place to spend the Winter  …   Join us as we go on a Mouse Hunt around the Museum House and Gardens and track down the animals as they go into hibernation. Mouse Hunt in the Museum Find the hibernating animals in the dark of the Viper Barn by the light of your finger torch (incl in the price…

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December 2016

Winter Tails, Wildlife Art by John Tuff

Saturday, December 3, 2016 @ 10:30 am - Friday, December 16, 2016 @ 3:00 pm

The Gallery is delighted to welcome local artist John Tuff with his exhibition of wildlife in chalk pastel.

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February 2017

Pancake Day Dash Family Fun Trails & Things to Do

Tuesday, February 14, 2017 @ 10:30 am - Tuesday, February 28, 2017 @ 4:00 pm

Train for Pancake Day with our Pancake Day Dash Get yourself pancake fit Find out how to make a Perfect Pancake in the Museum Track down our Sports Clues in the Gardens Try out your pancake flipping skills Use your finger torch to hunt for the missing trainer in the Viper Barn   The finger torch is included in the price of the trail for you to take away with you Craft bag and Craft table also available

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May 2017

Buzzing Trails & Things to Do for Families

Saturday, May 27, 2017 @ 10:30 am - Saturday, June 3, 2017 @ 4:00 pm

Half Term Holiday Family Fun at the Cowper & Newton Museum in Olney Butterflies & Bees                    Flowers, Plants & Gardening Trails around the gardens, in the Museum and the Gazebo Craft table every day  -   Extra crafts on Tuesday Adult Annual Pass £6.00  Children free  Trails £1.00 incl mini eraser

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July 2017

Hare Escape – Family Trails & Things to Do

Saturday, July 22, 2017 @ 10:30 am - Tuesday, September 5, 2017 @ 4:30 pm

Mr Cowper's pet hares, Tiney, Bess & Puss heard all about the hot air balloon attempt at Weston Underwood  and decided to have a go themselves...

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October 2017

In the Dark Dark Museum Family Trails & Things to Do

Friday, October 20, 2017 @ 10:30 am - Tuesday, October 31, 2017 @ 4:30 pm

In the Dark Dark Museum October Half term Family Trails & Things to Do Friday 20th October – Tuesday 31st October Come and practise your Night-watchman skills around the Museum & Gardens Using your finger-torch (which is included in the £1.00 cost of the trail) search the dark dark places in the Museum, Gardens & Viper Barn to find what shouldn't be there .... £1.00 per child includes a finger torch for you to take away with you          …

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December 2017

Dickens of a Christmas in Olney

Sunday, December 3, 2017 @ 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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February 2018

Half Term Family Fun – Moving Day Trail

February 14 @ 10:30 am - February 17 @ 4:30 pm
The Cowper & Newton Museum, Orchard Side, Market Pl, Olney
Buckinghamshire, MK46 4AJ United Kingdom

Moving Day Free children's trail in the house for half term week with your adult pass or entrance on the day Mr Cowper & Mrs Unwin moved into Orchard Side 250 year ago this February Collect your trail pack from the Museum Shop and help out with the house move Claim your helper's fee on a job well done

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