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May Events at Cowper and Newton Museum

Venue: Olney, MK
Date: 01 May 2019 - 01 Jun 2019
Times: Various

What’s On at the Cowper & Newton Museum May 2019

VISUALise: A Contemporary Stitched Art Textiles Exhibition
May 1 @ 10:30 am - May 30 @ 4:30 pm.  Free entry/ Usual admission fee to museum applies.
This exhibition of textiles and mixed media work has been created by the ISE textile group of fifteen artists.  ISE (Inspiration for Stitch and Expression) was formed several years ago, by like-minded artists who enjoy creating diverse work with stitch as the common thread.

Refreshments in the Courtyard & Gardens
May 2 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm   £3.00/ Usual admission fee to museum applies.
Enjoy Refreshments in the Tranquil Courtyard & Gardens of the Cowper & Newton Museum

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.

Guided walk around Olney – South End
May 19 @ 10:00 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.

May Holiday Trail: ‘Hare Care’
May 28 to 1 June - £1 per child for trail and prize. Usual admission fee applies for adults. 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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