Amazing Grace Community Orchard Official Opening
Join the Amazing Grace Community Orchard for a Free Amazing Celebration!
The official opening of the Amazing Grace Community Orchard will be taking place on Sunday 9th July 2023 from 11am to 4pm at the Queens Canopy, Amazing Grace Orchard. Located beyond the far corner of the Olney Allotments.
An exciting day of family fun, music and entertainment
10.30am Meet the Northampton Piper outside the Cowper & Newton Museum and be guided to the Orchard site
11am Vocal warm up ready for the community sing along to Amazing Grace
11:15am Community sing along to Amazing Grace, led by Sophie Garner and choir
11:30am Official opening by Olney Town Council as well as a few words from the Cowper & Newton Museum about Amazing Grace 250
12pm Dulcimer musical performance by Dan Evans – unwind to Dan’s relaxing music
A break for lunch – bring a picnic and enjoy the orchard!
1pm Teas, coffee, refreshments and cake at the OAHA community cabin at the allotments
2pm – 4pm Visit the Cowper & Newton Museum, Gardens and Gallery (Museum adult annual pass £10. Children under 15 entrance free)
A few points to consider…
PARKING IS LIMITED AT THE SITE – PLEASE PARK IN THE TOWN – LEAVE YOUR VEHICLE AT HOME IF POSSIBLE
- Entrance to the Official Opening is free
- Basic toilet facilities are available nearby in the allotments and Olney Market Place
- Please bring your own food and drinks, if you’d like to stay for lunch
- Please bring warm clothes and sensible footwear if the weather is cold
- Should we have wet weather on the day, the event will be held in the Church Hall