Mills Section Spring Event: Pioneers of the Milling World

Mills Section Spring Event: Pioneers of the Milling World

Exploring the feats and figures that moved milling forward

Date: 
09/03/2019
REF: 

MS1901

Audience: 
General Interest, Leisure Learning
Location: 
The Gallery
75 Cowcross Street,
EC1M 6EL, LONDON
United Kingdom
Price: 

- With lunch £40 for members / £45 for non-members (book by 28th February)
- Without lunch £35 for members / £40 for non-members

Event details

An informative and convivial day focusing on pioneering feats and figures of the milling world.

Date: Saturday 9th March
Time: Registration and refreshments from 9.30am, talks begin at 10.30am. The day will finish by 5pm.
Venue: The Gallery, 75 Cowcross Street, London EC1M 6EL
(public transport: Farringdon station)
Price (includes refreshments on arrival and afternoon tea):
   with lunch - members £40 / non-members £45 (BOOK BY 28th FEBRUARY)
   without lunch - members £35 / non-members £40
 

Presentations will include:

- Blind Alleys and Broad Avenues: 18th-century windmill pioneers
   Gareth Hughes

- Ancient Water Machines, including the Machine of Marly
   Steve Temple

- Merchants, Millers and Millwrights of Mark Lane
   Mildred Cookson

- Arthur Smith 
   Luke Bonwick

- New Era of Milling: John Pocklington 
   Jim Bailey

Plus the chance to hear members' contributions and regional updates, together with news from the Mills Section. 

The Mills Archive Bookshop will also be in attendance, offering attendees  the opportunity to browse a selection of their stock. 

Booking Terms & Conditions

Accessibility: please contact the SPAB Mills Section before booking to discuss any special access requirements.