Free talk and presentation: "Amazing Grace" with Professor Bruce Hindmarsh - Destination Milton Keynes
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Free talk and presentation: “Amazing Grace” with Professor Bruce Hindmarsh

Start Date: 29/08/2023

End Date: 29/08/2023

Start Time: 2:00 pm

End Time: 3:00 pm

Cost of Entry: This is a free event in addition to the standard admission to the Museum Gardens.Garden Admission = £4.00Museum and Garden Admission = £10.00

Cowper & Newton Museum

Cowper and Newton Museum Orchard Side, Market Place, Olney, MK46 4AJ, GB


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For the 250-year anniversary of Amazing Grace, historian Bruce Hindmarsh, a long time friend of the museum, has teamed up with writer Craig Borlase to write a new general-audience biography of John Newton. Based on the original sources, with added research to fill in details, it is tells the story of the author of “Amazing Grace” vividly and reads like a novel. Dr. Hindmarsh will present a talk at the museum, based on the book, followed by a book signing. He will also show a trailer for the upcoming feature film, based on the book. Learn more about the book at

There is no cost to attend the event and booking is advised by emailing [email protected]

Standard garden admission applies. Annual pass holder gain free access.