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Mon, 15 December 2014
Great progress on researching the People of the Flax Mill The Friends’ Documentary Research Group have now reached an exciting stage in their project to reveal the stories of the people who worked at or were associated with the Flax Mill.   Penny Ward, the Friends' volunteer leading the work of the...
Mon, 8 December 2014
Do you live near the Flaxmill Maltings?  As part of the consultancy regarding the ongoing arts strategy for the Friends, both during the redevelopment of the site and after, we invite you to take part in this survey and have your say. Local residents survey All participants will be entered into a...
Tue, 2 December 2014
  We are delighted that 2015 will be a year of significant developments at Shrewsbury Flaxmill Maltings and tremendous progress for the Friends. Now under the leadership of English Heritage the partnership, which also comprises the Friends and Shropshire Council, achieved an award from the...
Tue, 30 September 2014
A collection of photographic interpretations The Friends have produced a beautiful book of images of the site showcasing the results of a visual recording project which started in late 2013.  The high quality, hardback book costs £20 and is available for collection from our Flaxivity office, or by...
Wed, 17 September 2014
- European funding enables Stage I of project to begin - Contractors will be on site at Shrewsbury Flax Mill Maltings from September  to begin Stage one of the project to regenerate the site. Stage one will comprise of:  The conversion of the office and stables for use by the Friends of the  Flax...
Tue, 2 September 2014
Heritage Open Days 2014 Opening Times Sat 13 September: 10:00-16:00 Sun 14 September: 10:00-16:00  Once again we will be opening the Flaxmill Maltings complex for the Heritage open days in September.  Guided tours will be available at regular intervals throughout the weekend. There will be...
Mon, 28 July 2014
The appointed Consultant will work in partnership with Shropshire Council, Friends of the Flax Mill Maltings (Friends), English Heritage and partners to develop the Arts Strategy and Action Plan. Deadline for applications Monday 11th August 2014 Work to be delivered during September 2014 to April...
Tue, 24 June 2014
Through the summer the Friends will be running public guided tours of the Flaxmill Maltings on the following dates: July 3rd, July 31st, August 28th & September 26th.These tours are free, but numbers are limited. If you wish to take advantage of this offer please visit the link below and print...
Tue, 24 June 2014
Our Big Gig Event, 2014 We will be running an Open Mic Marathon, a free Our Big Gig event, on the evening of Friday the 11th of July from 6pm at Flaxivity Youth Centre which stands in front of the Flaxmill Maltings.. There will be a range of great acts and activities to suit all ages, including...
Fri, 21 March 2014
The Friends are delighted to be working with Acton Scott Historic Working Farm Museum to expand the Flax to Fabric Project. Acton Scott Working Farm Museum will be ploughing an area for flax with shire horses on Saturday 12th April, ready for planting on the Sunday. Come along and join the Friends...

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