Links

www.newtown.org.uk – Website of the Newtown Town Council with local information

https://www.indianamuseum.org/new-harmony  The website of New Harmony where Robert Owen tried to found a Utopian society in Indiana, USA

https://www.newlanark.org/  The World Heritage site of New Lanark where Robert Owen tried out his ideas on management of workers and education for young, mill workers’ children.

https://www.co-operativeheritage.coop/  The Co-operative Heritage Trust, including information on the Co-operative archive and the Rochdale Pioneers’ museum

http://newtowntextilemuseum.co.uk/   Newtown Textile Museum is within 7 minutes walk of the Robert Owen Museum and is a fascinating glimpse into the lives of hand loom weavers in Newtown. Open May to September only. Free entry but donations welcomed.