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July 2016

Hopping Hares – Family Fun for the Summer Holidays

Wednesday, July 20, 2016 - Saturday, September 3, 2016
£1.00

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
Olney,
£1.00

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
£1.00

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
£1.00

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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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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March 2018

Easter Family Fun

March 24 @ 10:30 am - April 14 @ 4:30 pm
The Cowper & Newton Museum, Orchard Side, Market Pl, Olney
Buckinghamshire, MK46 4AJ United Kingdom
£1.00

Join us for Easter fun for the family with trails, mazes & challenges throughout the Museum & Gardens

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May 2018

May Half-Term Family Trail ‘The Glowworm’

May 26 - June 2
The Cowper & Newton Museum, Orchard Side, Market Pl, Olney
Buckinghamshire, MK46 4AJ United Kingdom
£1

May Family Trail, ‘The Glowworm’ for Half-Term. Our half-term trail is inspired by William Cowper’s poem ‘The Glow Worm.’ Follow the poem around the museum have a go at the garden quiz meet our toy glow worm, Greg! Trail £1 | Usual admission applies

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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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July 2018

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 you At Home with the Georgians

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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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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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September 2018

Take a Virtual 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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October 2018

You Can’t catch Me … October half term Trails & Things to Do!

October 25 - November 1

You Can't Catch Me ... I'm The Gingerbread Man October Family Trails & Things To Do

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