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LithousesLiterary Homes and Museums of Great BritainFormed in 2003, Lithouses is a group dedicated to excellence in the presentation of the great homes and museums of British literature.
My Poetic SidePoets and Their WorksAlong with many other poets and writers you will find a selection of the works of both John Newton and William Cowper on this useful website.
Black History WebsiteThe Abolition Project This tool allows pupils and teachers to develop an argument or description of an event, person or historical period by placing items in a virtual box. You can display anything from a text file to a movie.
Olney and District Historical SocietyElizabeth Knight's ResearchesElizabeth Knight MBE reflects upon Olney, its history and characters.
Samuel Johnson Samuel Johnson Birthplace MuseumLichfield's greatest son was born on 18th September, 1709 in his father's house in Breadmarket Street.
Bobbin Lace SchoolJo Edkins' Bobbin Lace SchoolA comprehensive site covering all aspects of Bobbin Lace making
Alexandra Harris - The Guardian 1st Feb 2013My hero: William CowperHe was a genius for reconciling extreme emotion with patient appreciate of life
John Yatchisin of England Memorializes Pete SeegerRemembering Pete SeegerI corresponded with Pete on a number of occasions, but I want to share a letter that I wrote to Pete about Olney and John Newton, and his response....... it will be on display at the Cowper and Newton Museum in Olney, Buckinghamshire, England, as part of their selection of items relating to John Newton and the song “Amazing Grace”:
Great War MKGreat War MK - From Conflict to CosmopolisA collaborative project led by the Arts & Heritage Alliance Milton Keynes (AHA-MK). It explores the impact of the First World War on the communities of Milton Keynes - an area now covering six towns, 41 villages and 1/4 million people - and examines their evolution from a time of conflict to that of cosmopolitan opportunities.
The John Newton ProjectThe John Newton ProjectOh, it was mercy indeed to save a wretch like me!
John Newton wrote these words in his journal on 21 March 1796 (at the age of 70), 48 years after his conversion.
The Liverpool MuseumThe Liverpool MuseumThe International Slavery Museum highlights the international importance of slavery, both in a historic and contemporary context. Working in partnership with other museums with a focus on freedom and enslavement, the museum provides opportunities for greater awareness and understanding of the legacy of slavery today.
Wilberforce House HullWilberforce House HullWilberforce House is the birthplace of William Wilberforce, famous campaigner against the slave trade. The museum tells the story of the transatlantic slave trade and its abolition, as well as dealing with contemporary slavery. Galleries also offer a fascinating glimpse into West African culture.