Meetings and Events

We are always pleased to welcome new members and visitors to our indoor meetings held at New Hall Mill, (off Wylde Green Road), Sutton Coldfield, B76 1QU, (SP 132945), or at Sarehole Mill, Cole Bank Road, Hall Green, Birmingham, B13 0BD, (SP 099318), or Chawn Hill Church Centre, Stourbridge, DY9 7JD, (SO 911834), on the first Saturday of the month (October to April, except for January) at 2.00 pm for 2.30 pm, unless otherwise stated. Adequate free parking is available and if you need directions to find us please click HERE  .

Details of the next few meetings are shown below.

Meetings

Wednesday 29th September 2021.  “Own car” mills tour to Leicestershire / Derbyshire.

Saturday 9th October 2021 at 2.15pm, at Forge Mill Museum, Redditch.  AGM followed by a presentation on “Watermills in Staffordshire” by John Bedington.

Saturday 6th November 2021 at 2.30pm, at Chawn Hill Church Centre.   Three short presentations: “Replacement of the waterwheel shaft at Wrickton Mill” by Tim Booth; “Repairs to the waterwheel of Splashy Flint Mill” by John Bedington; and “Metalworking mills and the British Iron Act 1750” by Peter King.

Saturday 4th December 2021, 2pm. ZOOM meeting, film of mills: “Scythemill” – scythes being made in 1955 at a mill in Belbroughton.