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Thu, 13 March 2014
On behalf of the Trustees of the Friends the Chair, Alan Mosley, has made a statementexplaining the current situation. On behalf of all partners to the project English Heritage has issued a press release about the visit to the site of the Duke of Gloucester while also announcing significant changes...
Wed, 16 October 2013
The Friends final open weekend before the phase open redevelopment project commences was a huge success. Over 1,500 people joined us for a huge range of fun activities including: Guided tours telling the story of the Flax Mill Maltings and the people who built it and worked there. Live...
Fri, 2 August 2013
The Friends will be hosting our Autumn open weekend at the Flax Mill Maltings on 7 -8th September 10 - 4pm There will be guided tours, family trails and activities, music, photography exhibtion, food and drink and the chance the discover the story of the Flax Mill Maltigns and the plans for it's...
Tue, 30 July 2013
Whatever the cliché, nothing can really express the joy and satisfaction felt at the news that the Heritage Lottery Fund has awarded our project £12.8m!!! This, together with other funding streams, will ensure that our dreams and aspirations can be realised so that this internationally important...
Tue, 30 July 2013
Hundreds of people joined us for first Family Fun day at the Flax Mill Maltings on Sunday 28th August. Responding to your feedback previous events we worked with our volunteers and partners to create a day that would keep the whole family entertained. We transformed the Flax Mill Maltings and were...
Tue, 30 July 2013
Fantastic news today as the Heriatge Lottery Fund have approved the bid for Phases 1 of the Shrewsbury Flaxmill Maltings regeneration and awarded £12.8M to the project. Read the Partnership's press release here and the HLF's statement here. The Friends have been critical to this tremendous success...
Mon, 22 July 2013
The Friends of the Flaxmill Maltings are launching a photography project to celebrate the Flax Mill Maltings and the people who have been inspired by it. The project will culminate in a photography exhibition at our September 2013 Open Weekend, which will attract up to 2,000 people. The exhibition...
Wed, 17 July 2013
Join the Friends of the Flax Mill Maltings for a day of family fun. • Follow our family trail or book a story-telling tour to discover some fascinating facts. • Take part in our hands-on art and music sessions. • Enter our ‘bat-cave’ and find out about some of the animals who visit the mill by...
Fri, 5 July 2013
We are getting excited about Our Big Gig at the Flax Mill Maltings. There are over 30 musicians signed up for an open mic slot and  the bar and BBQ are booked. It is free to come along as a visitor but please register for a ticket so we know how many to expect. We are looking for volunteer stewards...
Mon, 24 June 2013
A great deal of research and investigation has been carried out by both professionals and amateurs into the history of the Flax Mill Maltings complex. To celebrate the Festival of British Archaeology the Friends of the Flaxmill Maltings will be hosting a day of lectures and tours in the historic...

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