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Fri, 5 July 2013
We are getting excited about Our Big Gig at the Flax Mill Maltings. There are over 30 musicians signed up for an open mic slot and  the bar and BBQ are booked. It is free to come along as a visitor but please register for a ticket so we know how many to expect. We are looking for volunteer stewards...
Mon, 24 June 2013
A great deal of research and investigation has been carried out by both professionals and amateurs into the history of the Flax Mill Maltings complex. To celebrate the Festival of British Archaeology the Friends of the Flaxmill Maltings will be hosting a day of lectures and tours in the historic...
Wed, 12 June 2013
Adventures in Alternative Cinema and Friends of the Flaxmill Maltings are turning Flaxivity Youth Activity Centre into a pop up cinema on Saturday 29th July 2013. The skateboarding film, 'Rollin’ Through the Decades', was chosen to celebrate documentary film and the reinvention of Flaxivity as a...
Wed, 22 May 2013
Generations of local people have stories to tell about Shrewsbury’s iconic Flax Mill Maltings and it is these important stories which will help us to bring the building to life. The Friends of the Flaxmill Maltings oral history group are keen to capture memories from people who worked at the...
Mon, 20 May 2013
Over the weekend around 2.500 visitors (1000 on Saturday and 1500 on Sunday) attended the Friends of the Flaxmill Maltings Open Days, some 500 more than the previous record attendance. The visitors, included a large number of family groups, enjoyed guide tours, art exhibitions and workshops, flax...
Wed, 8 May 2013
Revitalize! Open Art Exhibition Private Viewing The exhibition has been arranged and managed by the Friends of the Flaxmill Maltings Community Arts Group (FMCA). The exhibition will be staged in the Dye House and Cross Mill at the Shrewsbury Flaxmill Maltings over the weekend of the 11th and 12th...
Wed, 8 May 2013
As part of the development phase Middlemarch Ecology have been working with the Friends of the Flaxmill Maltings, Shropshire Council and English Heritage to undertake ecological assessments of the site. Middlemarch Ecology will be on site at the Friends of the Flaxmill Maltings open weekend on 11th...
Sun, 21 April 2013
Some press reports and great news!! From Saturday's Telegraph (20th April 2013) "Wrecked and raring to go" -  here Shropshire Star on our award from the Homes and Community Agency (19th April 2013) - here Shropshire Star on our tremendously successful archaeological dig (17th April 2013) - here...
Tue, 9 April 2013
The Friends of the Flaxmill Maltings and Oxford Archaeology North would like to invite volunteer diggers to take part in an archaeological dig at Ditherington Flax Mill between Tuesday 16th and Friday 26th April. Training and full briefings will be given so that 'beginners' are welcome. An...
Tue, 5 March 2013
Another great Open Art Exhibition has been organised over the weekend of our next Open days -  11th – 12th May 2013 "The exhibition is being arranged and managed by the Friends of the Flaxmill Maltings Community Arts Group (FMCA). The exhibition will be staged in the Dye House and Cross Mill at the...

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