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06th November - 00:00

For the first time, we are recruiting for millwright applicant on our crafts Fellowship for 2020. We asked 2009 SPAB Fellow Karl Grevatt to share his experience of moving from carpentry into millwrighting.

21st October - 17:24

Rex Wailes was the leading advocate of historic mills within the SPAB in the 1920s. His important personal collection of notes, correspondence, photographs and drawings are being conserved by the Mills Archive Trust. 

12th September - 11:55

Apply now to the Fellowship scheme if you're a craftsperson with an interest in mills, and in using and extending your skills to repair and maintain them.

12th August - 18:43

The Real Bread Campaign is rallying bread lovers worldwide for a whole month dedicated to the oldest (and best!) way of leavening a loaf.

09th August - 20:26

18th-century Saxtead Green Post Mill near Framlingham, Suffolk acquires a smart new set of sails. 

 

17th July - 11:15

Traditional mills are facing serious risk from folic acid proposals - read the consultation and make your views known before 9th September deadline.

25th June - 10:49

Peter Ellis, one of our long-standing millers and a member of the Traditional Corn Millers Guild, sadly passed away on 11th June.

05th June - 17:36

The two-wheeled, 16th-century watermill formally re-opened its doors in July following a £1 million restoration project.

24th April - 16:53

This ever-popular hands-on course is being held this August at Charlecote Mill, Hampton Lucy in Warwickshire.

31st January - 11:25

National Mills Weekend is an annual celebration of milling heritage organised by the Mills Section, when mills across the country are open to view.