Organisers of Sussex mill meetings, fetes, tours and other events are invited to contact us with details for inclusion below
Sussex Mills Group and S.I.A.S. Members inspecting the Oldland Windmill sweeps
during a mills tour [Photo : Peter Holtham]
Monday 1st May : 2 pm to 5 pm
May Day Fair at West Blatchington Windmill
A display of owls, Donkey rides, Mosiacs, Soft Toy stall & other attractions
Cream teas in the north barn
Saturday 13th & Sunday 14th May
National Mills Weekend
National Mills Weekend is the annual festival of our milling heritage and provides a fantastic opportunity to visit mills, many of which are not usually open to the public.
Click here for details of National Mills Weekend in Sussex
Commencing 10th June
Work days at Nutley Windmill
During these 9 days we will be renovating her.
We have been caring for her for 49 years and she need repairs to the exposed timbers - a number need replacing, sealing and treating with preservative.
Plus other repairs to her and to the other barns and to complete our new Granary
During this period we are asking for people to come and volunteer to help us carry out this work on this 16th century windmill.
Hours : 9.30 am to 5 pm. Lunch provided.
Further details :
or visit on Wednesday working days
Sunday 25th June
Vintage Day at Nutley Windmill
Featuring Kent & Sussex stationary engines
Sunday 9th July : 2 pm to 5 pm
Summer Fete at High Salvington Windmill
Traditional Fete with sideshows, stalls,
active craft displays, children's activities,
Morris dancing. Refreshments available.
Sunday 23rd July : 2 pm to 5 pm
Music Day at Polegate Windmill
Featuring the group "Con Brio"
Sunday 30th July
MG Car Club event at Nutley Windmill
Sunday 6th August : 2.30 pm to 5 pm
Special Car Day at High Salvington Windmill
Many Morgans & others
7th to 10th September
Heritage Open Days
Every September some 40,000 volunteers across England organise 5,000 events to celebrate our fantastic history and culture. It's your chance to see hidden places and try out new experiences Ė all of which are FREE to explore. Amongst the historic buildings open for free will be a number of Windmills and Watermills.
Sussex mills expected to be open include Argos Hill and Jill Windmill
Sunday 10th September : 11 am to 5 pm
Rural Crafts Day at High Salvington Windmill
Static Steam Engines Display by
Sussex & Kent Weald Stationary Engine Group
Rural Craft Demos
Home made cakes, Preserves, Conserves
Stalls, Refreshments available
Sunday 8th October
2 pm at Bridge Cottage, Uckfield
Sussex Mills Group - Open Meeting
Open annual meeting featuring reports, presentations and news on Sussex Mills
Friday 15th December at 7.15 pm
Carols at High Salvington Windmill
Bonfire, Hot chocolate & mince pies.
Bring your lantern and/or torch!
Proceeds to the St. Barnabas Funds
Sussex Mills Group volunteers looking at an early photograph of the mill during
a pause from digging out the wheel pit of Manor Mill, Poynings