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Issue: 32                                                                       October 2016



Flaxmill Maltings School Workshops


The Friends of the Flaxmill Maltings are now offering onsite workshops for schools. These are entitled 'Mill Apprentice Experience' (KS1/2) and LEGO Education, Simple Machines - Pulley Power' (KS2)

For more information or to book please contact museumeducation@shropshire.gov.uk

01743 258881

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Stay in a Day

Shrewsbury Flaxmill Hand-stitchers, who meet monthly at the Flaxmill Maltings Visitor Centre to make garments for interpretation, took on the challenge to make a Stay in a Day.

You can see a video of their efforts here:


Be sure to stay tuned right to the end to see the finished article!


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Friends of Shrewsbury Archives Lecture


The Friends of Shrewsbury Archives will be holding their annual lecture in November. This is on the subject of William Hazledine, who provided the ironwork for the Flaxmill when it was built in 1796/7. 

For more information, and a booking form please download the flyer here


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Heritage Open Days, 2016


Shrewsbury Flaxmill Maltings opened it's gates to the public over the weekend of the 10th and 11th of September. There was lots to see and do, including a look around our new Visitor Centre, guided tours of the site, trips up the Jubilee Tower, demonstrations, live music, an art exhibition, an immersive light show, family friendly activities, a magician, a barbeque, hot drinks...... 

Here are a few pictures from the weekend:

The next Heritage Open Days will be on the 9th & 10th of September 2017.

We will also be organising a Family Fun Day on the site in late May.

More information to follow!

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