SPAB Mill Section News and Events: 

The SPAB Mills Section will continue to host online lunchtime lectures throughout 2022, until further notice. Please subscribe to our e-newsletter for mills events which we hope you will enjoy reading.

Kibworth Harcourt windmill repairs started in July 2021 and the repair project is almost complete. We are also hoping that many windmills and watermills will be open for the National Mills Weekend on 7th & 8th May 2022.
Silvia, our Administrator, has returned to work at the office for one day a week and continues to work from home for two days a week.


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Mills News

For National Mills Weekend, Roger Illsley explores the history of Scotland’s first successful steam powered flax mill, sadly now 'at risk'

An update on the works which began this summer to repair our historic windmill in Leicestershire, returning it to working order for the first time since the 1930s.

9-10 May is National Mills Weekend. This year it will be an online celebration of traditional wind and watermills.

The Mills Section runs a range of member-only events, one-day courses and training days.

Kibworth Harcourt Mill is an early 18th-century post mill, the only mill of this type remaining in Leicestershire.