News – what’s happening at the mill?

Milling and Flour Sales

After a number of enquires we can confirm we are continuing to mill and we do have flour for sale. Our shop is open every Saturday between 10:00 and 12:00. At the moment we are limiting customers a 1.5Kg bag per sale and we would appreciate if you could pay by contactless if you can ...
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Postponement of 250th celebrations

It is with great regret that we have decided to postpone all our 250th anniversary celebrations until 2021 but we hope you will support us when we actually manage to have our big anniversary party. We will not be open in April or May and the mini millers session on 23rd May has also been cancelled. We will be reviewing future events nearer the time in light of government guidance ...
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Pancake Day Sunday 23rd February


Sunday 23 February is our annual pancake day event.
Pancakes and hot drinks will be served from 11.00am until we run out of batter (probably about 12.00pm depending on demand). We hope many of you will be able to join us. The windmill is also open for visitors on Saturday 2nd and Sunday 23rd between 11am and 4pm ...
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Open Days and Events in 2020

2020 is a special year for Holgate Windmill as it is our 250th anniversary. In order to celebrate this milestone there a number of special anniversary events being held throughout the year which are now posted in the events calendar. The first of these is York Residents Weekend on the 25th and 26th January when residents of York can get into the mill free as long as they bring along a form of ID. If you are planning on coming to several of the events it might be worthwhile considering taking out a membership which is a one off payment for the year and then you can attend as many events as you want at no additional cost. Individual membership is £8, household £12 and an individual life membership is £180. If you are interested just fill in the membership form on the website ...
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Holgate Windmill Preservation Society AGM

All our members are invited to our Annual General Meeting next Thursday 28th November at 7.00pm. The venue is The Holgate, 6, New Lane, Holgate, YO24 4NT. Following the AGM, we are delighted to welcome Steve Gray from Gray’s Honey (the honey we sell in the windmill) who will give a talk on beekeeping. We hope to see you there ...
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