Loading Events
Find Events

Event Views Navigation

Past Events

Events List Navigation

October 2016

VISUALise: Inspiration for Stitch and Expression

Tuesday, October 4, 2016 @ 10:30 am - Friday, October 28, 2016 @ 4:30 pm

ISE (Inspiration for Stitch and Expression) was formed several years ago by like minded artists who enjoy creating diverse work with stitch as the common thread. On display are abstract, realistic and figurative art and fashion accessories using a wide variety of media: wire, paper, fabric (new, distressed and recycled) and found objects: these are hand and machine stitched, or felted to fashion art inspired by both the natural world and the built environment.

Find out more »

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…

Find out more »
November 2016

Looking Out, Looking In: Ann Edwards

Wednesday, November 2, 2016 @ 10:30 am - Thursday, December 1, 2016 @ 4:30 pm

During November, The Three Hares Gallery is hosting an exhibition by Ann Edwards entitled ‘Looking Out, Looking In’. Ann lives in a small village in Bedfordshire, with her husband and dog. 20 years ago she trained as a counsellor, and for a long time she has been working part time as a counsellor. Most of her therapeutic work is with adolescents using a variety of creative techniques. However, long before life as a counsellor Ann did a Fine Art degree…

Find out more »
December 2016

Late Night Opening

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Our shop, Museum, gardens and Art Gallery are all open until 8.00  for Late Night Opening in Olney on 1st December Go to Bed Ted Prize Draw We are also giving a prize draw ticket to win Ted with each £5 spent in our shop for all our customers. Go to Bed Ted Prize Draw will also run on Dickens Day ready to join his new family for Christmas

Find out more »

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.

Find out more »
February 2017

We Open for the 2017 Season – Tuesday 14th February

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Welcome to a busy and exciting 2017 season Extra heritage events for MK50 with our MK Collection partners  - Bletchley Park, Living Archive, Milton Keynes City Discovery Centre and MK Museum Part of a brand new heritage inspired sound art installation with our MK Collection partners and MK Gallery Events in the Museum at the end of the year to commemorate the 250 anniversary of William Cowper coming to live in Olney Joint events with the Friends of the Library…

Find out more »

Celebrate 250 years of William Cowper, with us!

Tuesday, February 14, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
Museum, Orchard Side
Olney,
£6

       Celebrate 250 years of William Cowper, with us!  Welcome back for the  2017 season - we've missed you!  You will be fascinated to know that William Cowper moved to Olney from Huntingdon in 1767.  Our historical celebrity, William Cowper remained here for 18 years. Cowper's literary works are still thoroughly enjoyed all over the world.  Join us in celebrating the arrival of William Cowper to our beautiful Georgian town.  Let us whet your appetite to delve into the delights of…

Find out more »

Finders Keepers – Tales in Textiles! by Connie Flynn

Tuesday, February 14, 2017 @ 10:30 am - Saturday, February 25, 2017 @ 4:30 pm

In June 2015 Connie Flynn was the Artist in Residence at Sumburgh Lighthouse Shetland. During the residency she researched the social history aspect of the keepers and their families who stayed, worked and lived at the lighthouse. She recorded these experiences of the past, the quotes and stories as a reference in her sketchbook. Connie then transferred them onto cloth, constructing textile wall hangings, each one decorated with different surface effects and hand stitched techniques. The tea stained fabric and…

Find out more »

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

Find out more »
March 2017

UK Astronomy Group – Photo Exhibition

Thursday, March 2, 2017 @ 10:30 am - Thursday, March 30, 2017 @ 4:30 pm

An exhibition by the UK Astronomy Group featuring stunning images and displaying the winners and runners-up from the UK Astronomy Annual Photo competition 2016. UK Astronomy started as one man in a field. His name was Ross Hockham and he was looking for some friends to share his passion with. A year on, UK Astronomy has a Facebook group which is over 1500 members strong, and Ross holds monthly events at Emberton Sports and Social Club amongst other places. He…

Find out more »
April 2017

The Three Js: An exhibition by Jennifer Steele, Jan Drury and Joanne Bowes

Tuesday, April 4, 2017 @ 10:30 am - Friday, April 28, 2017 @ 4:30 pm

Jan Drury, Joanne Bowes and Jennifer Steele are members of the Artists’ Network Bedfordshire. Exhibiting as The Three Js, they share an interest in exploring different media and approaches, in particular how these contribute to their personal visualisations of landscapes, seascapes and the natural world. Jan is an abstract artist, whose paintings are an exploration into the effects of the intermingling and reactions of various liquids, combined with layering, collage and batik. This process allows for the occurrence of chance…

Find out more »

CANCELLED: Georgian Dancing by our ‘Georgian Dancers of Amazing Grace’

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
MK Rose, Campbell Park, Milton Keynes

Due to inclement weather, this event has been cancelled.  We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause you. Georgian Dancing - Georgian Dancers of Amazing Grace Georgian Dancing!  Come and see the Cowper and Newton Museum's 'Georgian Dancers of Amazing Grace', at the 'William Cowper Day' pillar, MK Rose, Campbell Park, Milton Keynes on Wednesday 26th April.  18th century dancing in costume, displaying etiquette of the era, you will be treated to: SELLENGER'S ROUND THE SPANIARD SHREWSBURY LASSES WOODEN SHOES…

Find out more »

Three Js – Meet the Artists session

Thursday, April 27, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm

Come and talk to the Three Js: Jennifer Steele, Jan Drury and Joanne Bowes about their work and exhibition from 11am to 1pm and 2pm to 4pm FREE ADMISSION TO THE GALLERY

Find out more »
May 2017

Spirit of Nature by Jen Davies and Nicola Smith

Wednesday, May 3, 2017 @ 10:30 am - Tuesday, May 30, 2017 @ 4:30 pm

Welcome to the Gallery to local artists Nicola Smith and Jen Davies with their exhibition Spirit of Nature.  Nicola and Jen live in the same village and study together with Guy Scott and at Buckingham Art School. Nicola was an art historian before she began to paint. Jen painted commercially early in her career and has only recently returned to it. Nicola lives at the end of a long lane and throughout a year she has been exploring it in…

Find out more »

Refreshments in the Courtyard – delicious, join us!

Thursday, May 4, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Museum and Gardens, Orchard Side, Market Place
Olney, Buckinghamshire MK46 4AJ United Kingdom
+ Google Map
£3

Refreshments in the Courtyard - Delicious!                  With a lovely view of Olney Church Spire, our Refreshments in the Courtyard and gardens is just a stone's throw from Olney Market (held every Thursday). Escape the bustle of the Market Place to enjoy delicious refreshments and a friendly welcome!  Take a gentle stroll around our relaxing, idyllic 18th century Georgian garden.   Enjoy tea or coffee and a homemade cake in Cowper’s charming Courtyard.  All proceeds from refreshments go towards the upkeep of our local Museum,…

Find out more »

Refreshments in the Courtyard – delicious, join us!

Thursday, May 18, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Museum and Gardens, Orchard Side, Market Place
Olney, Buckinghamshire MK46 4AJ United Kingdom
+ Google Map
£3

Refreshments in the Olney museum courtyard - Delicious!    With a lovely view of Olney Church Spire, our Refreshments in the Courtyard and gardens is just a stone's throw from Olney Market (held every Thursday). Escape the bustle of the Market Place to enjoy delicious refreshments and a friendly welcome!  Take a gentle stroll around our relaxing, idyllic 18th century Georgian garden.   Enjoy tea or coffee and a homemade cake in Cowper’s charming Courtyard.  All proceeds from refreshments go towards the upkeep of our…

Find out more »

POSTPONED until Sunday 30th July! Historical Guided Walk to William Cowper’s Alcove

Sunday, May 21, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
£10.00

                                       THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL Sunday 30th July.  OUR APOLOGIES FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE CAUSED. Historical Guided Walk to William Cowper's Alcove 'The summit gained.  Behold the proud alcove crowns it!' So wrote William Cowper in ‘The Task’ referring to the folly in the village of Weston Underwood,  where Cowper would rest on his walks and where he wrote many of his most famous poems whilst taking in the wonderful views of Olney and the surrounding countryside. Meet…

Find out more »

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

Find out more »
June 2017

Refreshments in the Courtyard – delicious, join us!

Thursday, June 1, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Museum and Gardens, Orchard Side, Market Place
Olney, Buckinghamshire MK46 4AJ United Kingdom
+ Google Map
£3.00

Refreshments in the Olney museum courtyard - Delicious!    With a lovely view of Olney Church Spire, our Refreshments in the Courtyard and gardens is just a stone's throw from Olney Market (held every Thursday). Escape the bustle of the Market Place to enjoy delicious refreshments and a friendly welcome!  Take a gentle stroll around our relaxing, idyllic 18th century Georgian garden.   Enjoy tea or coffee and a homemade cake in Cowper’s charming Courtyard.  All proceeds from refreshments go towards the upkeep of our…

Find out more »

Bucks Open Studio – Ordinary Miracles by June Kingsbury

Friday, June 2, 2017 @ 10:30 am - Thursday, June 29, 2017 @ 4:30 pm
Free

The Three Hares Gallery is proud to be a host venue for Bucks Open Studio.  This annual event, held every June, celebrates the work of artists and makers all over the county.  From 10th to 25th June, artists open their studios or hold exhibitions and events showcasing and demonstrating their work. It is a wonderful opportunity to experience first-hand the creativity going on around Buckinghamshire. Bucks Open Studios is run by the Visual Images Group, an alliance of over 600 artists…

Find out more »

Afternoon Tea with the Cowper & Newton Society

Tuesday, June 13, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The Cowper & Newton Society,  a long-established group which promotes the work of these two great 18th Century men, is holding an Afternoon Tea on Tuesday 13th June from 3pm to 5pm.  The venue is the Olney Park Barn, Yardley Hastings Road, Olney MK46 5EJ. As well as delicious tea and cakes, entertainment is being provided by Alan Houghton on the piano and there's also a raffle. Do come along and support the work of the Cowper & Newton Society…

Find out more »

Refreshments in the Courtyard – delicious, join us!

Thursday, June 15, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Museum and Gardens, Orchard Side, Market Place
Olney, Buckinghamshire MK46 4AJ United Kingdom
£3.00

Refreshments in the Olney museum courtyard - Delicious!    With a lovely view of Olney Church Spire, our Refreshments in the Courtyard and gardens is just a stone's throw from Olney Market (held every Thursday). Escape the bustle of the Market Place to enjoy delicious refreshments and a friendly welcome!  Take a gentle stroll around our relaxing, idyllic 18th century Georgian garden.   Enjoy tea or coffee and a homemade cake in Cowper’s charming Courtyard.  All proceeds from refreshments go towards the upkeep of our…

Find out more »

Refreshments in the Courtyard – delicious, join us!

Thursday, June 29, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Museum and Gardens, Orchard Side, Market Place
Olney, Buckinghamshire MK46 4AJ United Kingdom
£3.00

Refreshments in the Olney museum courtyard - Delicious!    With a lovely view of Olney Church Spire, our Refreshments in the Courtyard and gardens is just a stone's throw from Olney Market (held every Thursday). Escape the bustle of the Market Place to enjoy delicious refreshments and a friendly welcome!  Take a gentle stroll around our relaxing, idyllic 18th century Georgian garden.   Enjoy tea or coffee and a homemade cake in Cowper’s charming Courtyard.  All proceeds from refreshments go towards the upkeep of our…

Find out more »
July 2017

‘All Sorts’ : An Exhibition by Corinne Cosford

Tuesday, July 4, 2017 @ 10:30 am - Friday, July 28, 2017 @ 4:30 pm
Free

Welcome to Corinne Cosford and her exhibition 'All Sorts', showing a range of subjects from landscapes to animal portraits.

Find out more »

Refreshments in the Courtyard – delicious, join us!

Thursday, July 13, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Museum and Gardens, Orchard Side, Market Place
Olney, Buckinghamshire MK46 4AJ United Kingdom
£3.00

Refreshments in the Olney museum courtyard - Delicious!    With a lovely view of Olney Church Spire, our Refreshments in the Courtyard and gardens is just a stone's throw from Olney Market (held every Thursday). Escape the bustle of the Market Place to enjoy delicious refreshments and a friendly welcome!  Take a gentle stroll around our relaxing, idyllic 18th century Georgian garden.   Enjoy tea or coffee and a homemade cake in Cowper’s charming Courtyard.  All proceeds from refreshments go towards the upkeep of our…

Find out more »
+ Export Events