Mon, 4 March 2013
The main focus of the project is the social history of the people who worked in the Flax Mill Maltings, and of their neighours in the community that grew up around the site. A range of useful work is now in progress. This includes:
• Shropshire Archives have identified all the material they hold...
Mon, 4 March 2013
Developing the educational and learning potential of Shrewsbury Flaxmill Maltings is central to the Friends. Initial school visits began in 2010 as a result of Martin Wilson pupils’ curiosity about the scaffold covered main mill building. Following a site visit they devised a costumed drama...
Sat, 2 March 2013
The number of pieces in our Hoarding Project is growing while inside our young peoples' activity centre - Flaxivity, we have some great grafitti, thanks to Matt Sewell
See here 1, 2, 3, 4, & 5
Mon, 21 January 2013
We are working on plans to incorporate family orientated activities within the refurbished site. Please help by telling us about your current use of facilities and your preferences for the Flaxmill Maltings. There's also the chance to join our Advisory Group and to keep in touch. HERE
Mon, 17 December 2012
Christmas Community tours of the Flaxmill Maltings.
Join the Friends for a tour of the Flaxmill Maltings and find out about this unique complex of buildings including the world's first iron frame building.
You will also have the opportunity to find out about the plans for the development of the...
Sun, 2 December 2012
Radio Shropshire with Jim Hawkins. Here
Business tenants sought for Shrewsbury's Flax Mill. Here
Art plan to brighten Shrewsbury Flax Mill hoardings - Martin Wilson School with first entry for our hoardings project. Here & here Get involved - here
Work starts to clear rubble as silo demolished...
Tue, 20 November 2012
The Friends of Flaxmill Maltings are running a social oral history project in Shrewsbury. The purpose of the project is to collect people’s stories, memories and impressions of the Flaxmill Maltings site.
We already have a number of individuals and groups with fascinating tales and anecdotes about...
Thu, 8 November 2012
I have been appointed to produce 3 plans for the public access areas of the refurbished Flax Mill Maltings:
• An Interpretation Plan
• An Activity Plan
• A Business Plan.
I am trying to consult with as many people and organisations as possible in the relatively short time available. So, I would...
Thu, 4 October 2012
Development Officer - Friends of the Flaxmill Maltings
Summary of the HLF bid and outline of the development phase proposals.
Friends Introduction to the Site leaflet
Presentation by the Friends to the HLF
Application Form Please return this form to...
Tue, 2 October 2012
Discover Shropshire History Day presentation (29/09/2012)
Presentation given by Alan Mosley with acknowledgements to Penny Ward, Joanna Layton, Richard Bonella,Jane Evans, Shropshire Archives and the Project Board, especially FCBS.