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May 2019

Guided walk around Olney – North End

May 12 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
£7.00

Guided walk around the town of Olney. Why not come on a guided walk to discover the stories of yesteryear in the NORTH end of town, including the Great Fires of Olney and life and trades of the 18th & 19th centuries. Discover why Olney High Street is so wide. See the fascinating house decorated in the Art Nouveau style and explore the Bucks Lace Industry. This is a short walk with plenty to see along the way.

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Refreshments in the Courtyard and Gardens

May 16 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
The Cowper & Newton Museum, Orchard Side, Market Pl, Olney
Buckinghamshire, MK46 4AJ United Kingdom
£3.00

Refreshments in the Courtyard Refreshments in the Courtyard & Gardens With a lovely view of St Peter and St Paul Church Spire, our Refreshments in the Courtyard & Gardens are just a stone’s throw from Olney Market. Escape the bustle of the Market Place to enjoy delicious refreshments and a friendly welcome!  Take a gentle stroll around our idyllic 18th century Georgian gardens.   Enjoy tea or coffee and a homemade cake in Cowper’s charming Courtyard. All proceeds from refreshments go towards the upkeep of…

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Guided walk around Olney – South End

May 19 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
£7.00

Come along on a guided walk to the South End of the Town.  Learn how Olney influenced a famous curate and poet. Visit William Cowper’s dirtiest and noisiest 18th century spot & then stroll through the tranquil area around John Newton’s church of St Peter & St Paul.

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May Half Term Children’s Trail – Hare Care

May 28 @ 10:30 am - June 1 @ 4:30 pm
Museum and Gardens, Orchard Side, Market Place
Olney, Buckinghamshire MK46 4AJ United Kingdom

May Half Term Children's Trail - 'Hare Care'.  Travel back in time 250 years to help William Cowper take care of his 3 pet hares – Puss, Tiney and Bess.

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Refreshments in the Courtyard & Gardens

May 30 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
The Cowper & Newton Museum, Orchard Side, Market Pl, Olney
Buckinghamshire, MK46 4AJ United Kingdom
£3

Enjoy Refreshments in the Tranquil Courtyard & Gardens of the Cowper & Newton Museum.

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June 2019

Guided Walk to Cowper’s Alcove (and return)

June 2 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
£10.00

A leisurely and fact filled historical guided walk though Olney to Weston Underwood, taking in the sights along the way

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Naini Ahluwalia: An Exhibition of Paintings

June 4 @ 10:30 am - July 26 @ 4:30 pm
The Cowper & Newton Museum, Orchard Side, Market Pl, Olney
Buckinghamshire, MK46 4AJ United Kingdom
Free

During June and July, the Three Hares Gallery is hosting a specially extended exhibition by the outstanding artist, Naini Aluwahlia. Naini's work has been exhibited widely, including in the US and India and we're delighted to welcome her to the Gallery.

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Open Gardens Weekend – National Garden Scheme

June 8 - June 9
Museum, Orchard Side
Olney,
£3.00

Open Gardens Weekend - National Garden Scheme Our beautiful gardens, in the heart of Olney, will be open on Saturday and Sunday in aid of the National Garden Scheme. 10:30am - 4:30pm Over the last 90 years, the NGS has raised over £50 million for nursing charities across the UK, thanks to the warm generosity of garden owners, volunteers and visitors. See lace-making demonstrations in the gardens.  Buy plants, and seeds harvested from our gardens.  Enjoy refreshments served in Cowper's Courtyard.  Your entrance…

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Refreshments in the Courtyard & Gardens

June 13 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
The Cowper & Newton Museum, Orchard Side, Market Pl, Olney
Buckinghamshire, MK46 4AJ United Kingdom
£3.00

Enjoy Refreshments in the Tranquil Courtyard & Gardens of the Cowper & Newton Museum

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Refreshments in the Courtyard & Gardens

June 27 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
The Cowper & Newton Museum, Orchard Side, Market Pl, Olney
Buckinghamshire, MK46 4AJ United Kingdom
£3.00

Enjoy Refreshments in the Tranquil Courtyard & Gardens of the Cowper & Newton Museum

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July 2019

Woodcarving Demonstration

July 6 @ 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
Museum and Gardens, Orchard Side, Market Place
Olney, Buckinghamshire MK46 4AJ United Kingdom

Woodcarving Demonstration Talented members from the British Woodcarvers Association Enjoy watching a woodcarving demonstration by skilled members of the British Woodcarvers Association Woodcarving demonstration Woodcarving demonstration Woodcarving demonstration Woodcarver What do the British Woodcarvers Association do? Advance and promote woodcarving and sculpture Encourage the exchange of ideas between members Promote best practice Enable wood carvers and sculptors to promote their work to a wider audience. Meet regularly to carve, chat and give and receive help and advice. 30 regions in…

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Refreshments in the Courtyard & Gardens

July 11 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
The Cowper & Newton Museum, Orchard Side, Market Pl, Olney
Buckinghamshire, MK46 4AJ United Kingdom
£3.00

Enjoy Refreshments in the Tranquil Courtyard & Gardens of the Cowper & Newton Museum

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Georgian Party Time – Family Fun & Things to Do

July 19 @ 10:30 am - July 31 @ 4:30 pm
The Cowper & Newton Museum, Orchard Side, Market Pl, Olney
Buckinghamshire, MK46 4AJ United Kingdom
£1.00

Georgian Party Time - Family Fun & Things to Do. Help the cook complete her shopping list, Travel to the Masquerade Ball, Join friends for a musical evening & Choose your outfit to wear for the Georgian party of the season

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Refreshments in the Courtyard & Gardens

July 25 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
The Cowper & Newton Museum, Orchard Side, Market Pl, Olney
Buckinghamshire, MK46 4AJ United Kingdom
£3.00

Enjoy Refreshments in the Tranquil Courtyard & Gardens of the Cowper & Newton Museum

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August 2019

Georgian Party Time – Family Fun & Things to Do

August 1 @ 10:30 am - August 31 @ 4:30 pm
The Cowper & Newton Museum, Orchard Side, Market Pl, Olney
Buckinghamshire, MK46 4AJ United Kingdom

Georgian Party Time - Family Fun & Things to Do. Help the cook complete her shopping list, Travel to the Masquerade Ball, Join friends for a musical evening & Choose your outfit to wear for the Georgian party of the season

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Olney on Canvas : Philip Compton Farquharson

August 1 @ 10:30 am - August 30 @ 4:30 pm
Three Hares Gallery, Cowper and Newton Museum
Free

Welcome to the Gallery to local resident and artist Philip Compton Farquharson. Philip's depictions of buildings in and around Olney appeal to both 'locals' and visitors to our lovely town. Do come along to the Gallery, admission is free.

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Refreshments in the Courtyard & Gardens

August 8 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
The Cowper & Newton Museum, Orchard Side, Market Pl, Olney
Buckinghamshire, MK46 4AJ United Kingdom
£3.00

Enjoy Refreshments in the Tranquil Courtyard & Gardens of the Cowper & Newton Museum

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Refreshments in the Courtyard & Gardens

August 22 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
The Cowper & Newton Museum, Orchard Side, Market Pl, Olney
Buckinghamshire, MK46 4AJ United Kingdom
£3.00

Enjoy Refreshments in the Tranquil Courtyard & Gardens of the Cowper & Newton Museum

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September 2019

Georgian Party Time – Family Fun & Things to Do

September 3 @ 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
The Cowper & Newton Museum, Orchard Side, Market Pl, Olney
Buckinghamshire, MK46 4AJ United Kingdom
£1.00

Georgian Party Time - Family Fun & Things to Do. Help the cook complete her shopping list, Travel to the Masquerade Ball, Join friends for a musical evening & Choose your outfit to wear for the Georgian party of the season

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Spirit of Nature: Jen Davies and Tara Nappin

September 3 @ 10:30 am - September 25 @ 4:30 pm
Three Hares Gallery, Cowper and Newton Museum
Free

Jennifer Davies and Tara Nappin with a joint exhibition called ‘Joyous Fusion of Hearts and Art’.

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Refreshments in the Courtyard & Gardens

September 5 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
The Cowper & Newton Museum, Orchard Side, Market Pl, Olney
Buckinghamshire, MK46 4AJ United Kingdom
£3.00

Enjoy Refreshments in the Tranquil Courtyard & Gardens of the Cowper & Newton Museum

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The Memoir Club MK LitFest @ The Events Space, MK Gallery

September 22 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
£15.00

Have you or a relative ever wanted to write a memoir but not felt confident enough to set about it? Make a start at this writing workshop, led by Professor Nicola J. Watson of the Open University, a specialist in life-writing, and Dr Fiona Doloughan, a specialist in autobiography/memoir and creative writing.

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October 2019

‘Fabric’ by Charlotte Prior

October 1 @ 10:30 am - October 31 @ 4:30 pm
Three Hares Gallery, Cowper and Newton Museum
Free

Inspired by the use of colour, Charlotte has been drawn to the work of Mark Rothko and Expressionism. Textiles become both the palette and the canvas, creating slabs of colour as her work demonstrates. Admission to the Gallery is free.

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Half Term Holiday Family Fun – Getting ready for a ‘Georgian Christmas’

October 22 @ 10:30 am - November 2 @ 4:30 pm
The Cowper & Newton Museum, Orchard Side, Market Pl, Olney
Buckinghamshire, MK46 4AJ United Kingdom

Georgian Christmas Crafts - Half Term Holiday Family Fun - Getting ready for a 'Georgian Christmas' Cowper & Newton Museum’s Georgian Christmas - from 3rd to 13th December 2019 Georgian Christmas crafts.  We need your help to create our own sumptuous ‘Georgian Christmas’ for visitors in December.  It’s going to be gorgeous!  Imagine 18th century Christmas…. William Cowper’s house in Market Place, Olney (now the museum), would have smelt of the greenery in the decorations and the spices in the cooking. …

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November 2019

Friday Quiz Evening – Get those thinking caps on!

November 1 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Olney Centre United Kingdom
£10.00

Friday Quiz Evening with Fish and Chips Back by popular demand! Come along to our Friday Quiz Evening in the Olney Centre (room 2) hosted by our now regular and most popular Quiz-Masters Neil and Pat Hodges. Tickets £10 per head, available now from the Museum and include a Fish and Chip Supper. Bring drinks, condiments and a headful of facts! We’re suggesting teams of up to 8 people (you can choose to have fewer if you prefer), but if you…

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