Heritage Open Day

Heritage Open Day

NO PRE-BOOKING REQUIRED – FREE ENTRY DOES NOT INCLUDE AN ANNUAL PASS

  • Heritage Open Day at the Cowper & Newton Museum:  HISTORIC HOUSE, GARDENS and GALLERY are open. (Please see our website for details of gallery artist exhibitions). Visit our new exhibition ‘Amazing Grace’.  Heritage Open Day theme ‘Astounding Inventions’:  learn about our 18th century electric machine.  Children’s garden trail ‘Amazing Animals’ to include a small prize = £1.50

 

  • Relive Georgian life at the home of William Cowper, renowned 18th century poet. Discover how his friend John Newton’s life and personal experiences inspired him to write the world’s most famous hymn ‘Amazing Grace’ in Olney.  Wander through the 18th century Flower & the Summer House Gardens. Don’t miss poet William Cowper’s ‘Verse Manufactory’ surrounded by medicinal plants and heritage fruit and vegetables

 

  • Refreshments in the Courtyard

 

Entrance is via the Museum Shop just off Market Place.  NO PRE-BOOKING REQUIRED.  Just walk in from 11am.  Last admission will be 3:30pm. The Historic House, Gardens, Gallery and Shop will close at 4:00pm


Date

Sep 18, 2022

Time

11:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Our Museum building remains CLOSED.  We are opening our gardens on limited entry.  The Cowper & Newton Museum gardens will be open to welcome you on Wednesday 5th August 10.30 – 12.15 and Saturday 8th August 10.30 – 12.15

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