If you are visiting the mill please bear in mind that we are a working windmill with moving parts and stairs to reach each floor so please consider your clothing. For example flip flops, scarves and loose clothing might not be the most appropriate. Thank you.
We are looking for volunteers to help with our new program of open days. If you would like to get involved and support one of York’s iconic buildings, the last surviving working windmill in York and the oldest 5-sailed windmill in the country, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
We look forward to welcoming back our Mini Millers. Sign up now for any/all of the 2022 sessions (10-11am) by emailing email@example.com Sat 21 May: Historic toys in the mill and historic dress upSat 18 June: Cogs and GearsSat 16 July: Pinwheels and mill towersSat 20 Aug: Windmill collage artSat 17 Sept: Wood in t’millSat 15 Oct: Dough and Bread plaits
We are pleased to announce that in addition to our planned open days we are also going to open for visitors on the following Sunday Afternoons between 1pm and 4 pm:- Sunday 3rd April Sunday 10th April Sunday 24th April
We are pleased to announce that the mill will be open again next year. Please click the link below for more information. https://www.holgatewindmill.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/OPEN-DATES-EVENTS-PROGRAMME-2022.pdf
The Windmill will be open to the public every Sunday in October from 13:00hrs to 16:00 starting Sunday 3rd October. The mill is a small space so we do request that anyone visiting wears a face mask.
Thank you so much to Matt Wellburn for letting us share this fantastic drone video. DJI MINI 2 4K – SUPER SMOOTH CINEMATIC SINGLE SHOT DRONE ORBITS – Holgate Windmill & West Bank Park
After much consideration we have made the difficult decision that we are cancelling all our open days this year, including Santa’s visit at Christmas.
If you use Amazon to shop online then you can help us raise money to support the windmill at no cost to you! To access the scheme log onto smile.amazon.co.uk (or AmazonSmile activated in the app). Nominate your charity (The Holgate Windmill Preservation Society) and you shop as normal via the smile.amazon.co.uk site. Only purchases made through this site are eligible to generate donations. Millions of products are marked ‘Eligible for AmazonSmile donation’ at the same products at the same prices as the Amazon you know. Amazon will donate 0.5% of the eligible purchase amount — at no extra cost to you. Please Read More …
We are excited to announce here our newest addition to the Mini Miller range of activities, the “Holgate Windmill Challenge Badge” award. Children can earn this badge by completing a range of activities at home by themselves or at school, Brownies, Cubs, Mini Millers sessions etc. The activities are designed for children to gain the widest appreciation of our windmill from a variety of perspectives so they must complete activities from the four categories of “Food & Baking”, “Design & Technology”, “History & Art” and “Get Crafty”. Once the children have shown us their proud achievements, the embroidered badges can Read More …