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Website Design : Simon PotterThis page includes mill-related events run by Sussex Mills Group together with those of
other mill societies and mill organisations.

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Organisers of Sussex mill meetings, fetes, tours and other events are invited to contact us with details for inclusion below

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Inspecting the Oldland Windmill sweeps - Photo : Peter Holtham
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May 2019

Saturday & Sunday 11th /12th May
NATIONAL MILLS WEEKEND
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Wind and water are sustainable power sources, used for hundreds of years in Britain in the production of natural food.

There are currently more than 100 working mills capable of producing natural, stoneground flour and many of these will be open to the public during National Mills Weekend. In addition, over the weekend, a further 300 mills throughout the country will be welcoming visitors.

Some working mills are more than 300 years old yet still efficiently doing the job in the 21st century that they were built and designed for.

Click here for further details.
Saturday 11th May : 10.30 am & 2 pm
Storrington & District Museum

Small circular guided walk (the morning walk will be repeated in the afternoon) to discover the sites of some of Storrington's windmills and watermills (a maximum of 2-3 miles each).
Car parking is available at the Public Library car park or the Waitrose car park. Either an annual HDC car parking disc is needed or pay-and-display.
Further details on Storrington & District Museum's website.

The walks intend to visit (from publicly accessible areas) the sites of:
Chantry Watermill - in Chantry Lane
White Windmill - the open trestle windmill up at Sullington Warren
Byne Windmill - windmill up on Spion Kop just behind the Byne watermill
Byne Watermill - behind the library at the lake
Black Windmill - windmill in Kithurst Lane

The Museum will offer refreshments on Saturday 11th May between 10 am - 4 pm.

 
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June 2019

Sunday 16th June : 12.30 pm to 5 pm
West Blatchington Windmill
Fathers' (Sussex) Day

West Blatchington Windmill
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July 2019

Sunday 14th July : 11 am to 5 pm
West Blatchington Windmill
40th Anniversary Fete

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Sunday 14th July
High Salvington Windmill Fete : 2 pm to 5 pm
High Salvington Windmill
Traditional Fete with sideshows, stalls, active craft displays, children's activities, Morris dancing.
Refreshments available.
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August 2019

Sunday 4th August
Special Car Day at High Salvington Windmill
2.30 pm to 5 pm

High Salvington Windmill
Many Morgans & others
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September 2019

Sunday 1st September
Autumn Crafts Day at High Salvington Windmill
1 pm to 5 pm

High Salvington Windmill
Static Steam Engines Display by the Sussex & Kent Weald Stationery Engine Group
Rural Craft Demo's
Home made cakes, Preserves, Conserves Stalls, Refreshments available
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October 2019

Sunday 13th October
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Autumn Meeting

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Details to follow
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December 2019

Wednesday 11th December : 6 pm to 7.30 pm
West Blatchington Windmill
Carol Singing

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Sussex Mills Group volunteers looking at a early photograph of the mill during a pause from digging out the wheel pit of Manor Mill, Poynings


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