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Dickens of a Christmas in Olney

Sunday, December 8, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 4:30 pm

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What’s going on at the Cowper & Newton Museum for Dickens of a Christmas this year?

At the north end of the High Street:

Our very own warming Mulled Wine to keep the chills away!

In the Museum on the Market Place:

Delicious hot chocolate, tea and coffee served all day in the Courtyard- warm up those hands!

12pm/ 2pm/ 3pm (for 20 minutes) – Hear Chip Colquhoun, a children’s storyteller, in the Courtyard. Donations to the museum upkeep welcome!

24 Days of Advent (Olney):   Carol singing in the Courtyard at 2:30pm.

Splat the Rat! Rats were living freely around Cowper’s home (now the museum) 250 years ago. They were on board Newton’s ships at sea too. We don’t want them running about Olney town today!

Museum open as usual.  Usual admission fee applies:

Fabulous, sumptuous Georgian Christmas display inside!  Hunt the Slipper activity for kids.

Georgian costume room open for dressing-up.  Relive Georgian life with us.

Want to be part of Olney’s Dickens Day?

Please be on our ‘Dickens Day Volunteer’ team to help set up the gazebo in the high street, sell mulled wine, and take down the gazebo.  Even if you could only spare an hour – that would be wonderful!  Offers of help please to Paula (House Manager) 01234 711516

Festive cheer to you all!

Dickens of a Christmas in Olney


Sunday, December 8, 2019
10:30 am - 4:30 pm
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