Category: Robert Owen

About Robert Owen

RO251 birthday

There were four main events planned for Robert Owen’s birthday this year, which the museum was involved in. There was a virtual event and three events held in Newtown. These […]

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Robert Owen Town Trail

Walking Newtown have added three new town trails to help you exercise and learn more about the history and heritage in Newtown. Town trail 3 is a short, historic town […]

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250th events

Read more about the life of Robert Owen here.  Robert Owen in 300 words. Celebrating 250 years Robert Owen Memorial Museum had planned larger events for Robert Owen’s 250th Birthday […]

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Overview of his life

“By my own experience and reflection I had ascertained that human nature is radically good, and is capable of being trained, educated and placed from birth in such manner, that […]

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A life in 300 words

Robert Owen, Britain’s first “Socialist”, was born in Newtown in 1771, over his father’s saddler’s shop in Broad Street. Robert was a bright and athletic child. At the age of […]

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Ways we remember him

The people of Newtown have gathered and celebrated the birthday of Robert Owen on 14th May in many ways over the years. Cakes have been baked and eaten. Children have […]

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Robert Owen and the Co-op

Robert Owen is known around the world and the Robert Owen Museum is dedicated to making known the continuing impact of his ideas today. The Co-operative Society been committed, through […]

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