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.
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.
A leisurely and fact filled historical guided walk though Olney to Weston Underwood, taking in the sights along the way
Come along to Easter Family Fun at the Cowper & Newton Museum from 5th April – 27th April. Try the Easter Egg maze in the Gardens, Animal Easter in the House, be crafty at the Craft Table in the Dressing Up Room. Extra craft activity on Tues 9th April (10.30 – 3.00) Get your prizes & enter the Prize Draw
Sailing the Seven Seas Family Trail & Things to Do with Tales of pirates and adventures upon the seven seas, cats, rats & sea monsters
Come and join us to Relive Georgian life in Olney as we celebrate the 250th anniversary of our Cowper & Newton story. Here’s a taster of what is in store for you At Home with the Georgians
The museum is organising the first-ever marathon public reading of Cowper’s long poem The Task: A Poem in Six Books, on Saturday 30 September, starting at 11.15 am.
The Haunts of Cowper and Newton – guided walk around Olney from the museum Join our guide Tom on a guided walk around Olney, setting off from the museum at 11am. Do you live here? Or are you