News – what’s happening at the mill?

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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Santa at the Mill

Santa will be at the windmill again this year! He will be in residence on Saturday 7th, Sunday 8th and Saturday 14th December from 2pm to 4pm and Sunday 15th December from 10am - 12pm and 2pm - 4pm The cost is £5 per child and includes a present from Santa,  adults are free but donations are welcome. There is no need to book but please be aware that you may have to wait at busy times ...
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