Visits

Mill Open Days 2018

There’s something different to see at each of the three sites. During the summer you can visit Gigg and Dunkirk on the same day, see dates and times.

 JanFebMarchAprilMayJuneJulyAugSeptOctNov
Dunkirk
Sat 23
2-4
Mon 2 BH
2-4
Sat 4
2-4
Sat 2
2-4
Sat 6
2-4
Sat 3
2-4
Sun 24
2-4
Sat 7
2-4
Sun 5
2-4
Sun 3
2-4
Sun 7
2-4
Sun 4
2-4
Sun 8
11-6
Sat 18
2-4
Sat 16
2-4
Sat 20
2-4
Sat 17
2-4
Sat 14*
11-6
Sun 19
2-4
Sun 17
2-4
Sun 21
2-4
Sun 18
2-4
Sun 15*
2-4
Wed 29
2-4
Wed 27
2-4
Mon 29 BH
2-4
Wed 28
2-4
Sat 21
2-4
Wed 31
2-4
Sun 22
2-4
Wed 25
2-4
Mon 30 BH 2-4
 JanFebMarchAprilMayJuneJulyAugSepOctNov
Gigg

Sat 13

10-12
Sat 14

10-12
Sat 25
10-12
Sun 8
10-12
Sun 5

10-12
Sun 3

10-12
Sun 7

10-12
Sun 4

10-12
Sun 16

10-12
Sun 13

10-12
Sat 14*
11-6
Sun 19

10-12
Sun 17

10-12
Sun 21

10-12
Sun 18

10-12
Sun 15*
11-6
Sun 22

10-12
Sat 28

10-12

2-4
 JanFebMarchAprilMayJuneJulyAugSeptOctNov
St Mary's

Sat 7*

11-6
Sun 26

Tours at 2pm, 3pm, 4pm**
Sun 28

Tours at 2pm, 3pm, 4pm**
Sun 8*

11-6
Sat 14*

11-6
Sun 15*

11-6
* SPAB National Mills Weekend ** Tour booking: 01453-766273

Dunkirk Mill Centre

Part of a large mill complex, reached by an attractive walk down the former railway track, past the restored mill pond. At the Centre, the waterwheel will run and the guides will demonstrate all the intricate machinery that was used to finish the cloth after it left the loom.

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Dunkirk – April to September only – usually 2-4pm, but please check specific dates.

Please note: Disabled parking only on site.

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Gigg Mill, Weaving Shed

Demonstrations of handloom and powerloom weaving and a chance for some hands-on experience.

 

Weaving demonstration of the 'Witch' dobby loom

Weaving demonstration of the dobby loom.

 

Gigg Mill opens every month except December, usually Saturdays 10am – 12noon, but please check specific dates.

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St Mary’s

An opportunity to visit one of the region’s most attractive mill sites, and see the splendid Tangye steam engine turn once more.

The mill is privately owned and only opens occasionally during the year, either for special events or pre-booked tours.

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Admission Charges at each Mill

Adults £3, Children £1.50
Joint ticket for Gigg and Dunkirk, £5,  Student or child £2.50

Group bookings for parties of 10 or more can be arranged. Contact Ian Mackintosh

Please allow at least 1 hour for your visit.


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