Commemorating WW1 at the Cowper and Newton Museum

  • See our display of local WW1 stories – we are grateful to our visitors for sharing them with us
  • In collaboration with the Arts and Heritage Alliance, with funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund, we are planning the following events for 2015 (details to come):

o   January 24th – Rugby Re-enactment Match in memory of Edgar Mobbs (in collaboration with the Olney Rugby Club)

o   April 25th – Old Time Music Hall – The Carlton House Club, Olney (in collaboration with David Pibworth – Director, MK Theatre of Comedy)

o   June (date TBA) – WW1 Songs and Poetry Evening

o   ‘Tommy in the Trench’ – short animated film by Ruth Coggins, produced in memory of her great grandfather, telling the story of Tommy and his letters back home to his loved-one.  Did he survive the war – come and see it.  Available for viewing soon.

You may also be interested in looking at this Website Great War MK