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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...
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...

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