The New Year Day evening service for the young people of Olney was one that Rev’d John Newton valued and to which he looked forward.
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Dear Brother: John Newton’s Letters to Alexander Clunie Visitors to the museum later this month can enjoy a new display, Dear Brother: John Newton’s Letters
When the Cowper & Newton Museum shared with us a photograph of a small paper exhibit from its collection – a boarding docket from John
Here we look at two rings in the museum collection which date from the mid-eighteenth century and are said to have belonged to William Cowper.
The counterpane in Cowper’s bedroom is made of cotton, and was finished in about 1790. It was made for him by one of his female
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Dear Brother: John Newton’s Letters to Alexander Clunie Visitors to the museum later this month can enjoy a new display, Dear Brother: John Newton’s Letters to Alexander Clunie, based on some letters written by John Newton to his close friend Captain Alexander Clunie. The letters, 22 in total, were found in 2018 in the archive
Become a Trustee The Cowper & Newton Museum are looking to recruit three new Trustees to their board. We are looking for individuals with legal, fundraising, or marketing experience and a passion for museums. If this sounds like you, we’d love for you to get in touch! Mission The Museum exists to conserve, develop, and
In late December 1772, Rev John Newton prepared his sermon in the attic study of his Vicarage home in Church Street, Olney. During his New Year’s Day morning service on the first of January 1773, the congregation at Newton’s parish church of St Peter & St Paul will have heard him give his sermon based
With thanks to the National Lottery Fund and the current owners of the old Vicarage in Olney, the Cowper & Newton Museum now features a recreation of Newton’s study. The Museum was kindly granted access to the Vicarage by the current owners to film short clips in their attic room – formerly Newton’s study and
Amazing Grace 250: Celebrating a Diverse Legacy Today the Cowper & Newton Museum in Olney is celebrating after receiving a grant from The National Lottery Heritage Fund of £98,760 towards their exciting heritage project, ‘Amazing Grace 250 – Celebrating A Diverse Legacy’. Made possible by money raised by National Lottery players, and match funded by