September Open Weekend

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 demonstrations of flax processing, weaving and spinning
  • Heritage Craft demonstrations include blacksmithing
  • A huge array of family activities from Shropshire Family Learning team including expanding our Flax Fields village
  • Live music from local bands and musicians
  • A photography exhibition of the Flax Mill Maltings
  • southSILO – The transformation of the building into an immersive light and performance installation plus visits to the top for tremendous views over Shropshire
  • Opportunities to meet the project team and discover the plans for the phase 1 redevelopment

If you came along and enjoyed the day please share your images and feedback by contacting us at [email protected]