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Another successful National Mills Weekend ends… but the Great British Mill Race continues!

We hope you all enjoyed 2016’s sunny National Mills Weekend. The Great British Mill Race – a competition where you can help us update our Mills Database by sending us your pictures and information – will be running for many months to come. So why not submit your National Mills Weekend snaps at www.gbmillrace.org? The…

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It’s time to join the Great British Mill Race

Our months of planning have finally come together: the Great British Mill Race is launching this weekend at the SPAB National Mills Weekend. Read on to discover how you can take part… The Great British Mill Race: How you can help us document the mills of the UK The Mills Archive is launching the Great…

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From Quern to Computer project update: get ready for the ‘Great British Mill Race’

Progress on the interactive timeline and national mills survey elements of our HLF funded ‘From Quern to Computer’ (Q2C) project continue apace. Read on for an update and to find out more about your chance to take part in our new campaign: the ‘Great British Mill Race’… THE GREAT BRITISH MILL RACE: HOW YOU CAN…

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Take a tour of Brixton Windmill on National Mills Weekend

Author: Dee Byrne Brixton Windmill will be opening to the public for guided tours in celebration of this year’s National Mills Weekend, which falls on Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th May. The weekend is dedicated to celebrating our milling heritage and offers an opportunity to visit mills all over the UK. At Brixton Windmill there…

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Come and See Behind the Scenes on National Mills Weekend

Author: Sheila Viner As part of the 2009 National Mills Weekend we are opening our Archives and Library and would be delighted if you and any of your friends come to see us. Watlington House houses over a million items relating to wind/water/animal powered mills and milling families. As well as our comprehensive website http://www.millsarchive.com we provide…

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