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Anniversary Celebrations deferred until 2022

2020 in the Holgate Windmills 250th anniversary and we had all sorts of events planned to celebrate including a street party. Because of all the planning involved in holding these events and the uncertainty of what will be happening as far as the Covid-19 virus will be next year we have decided to postpone our celebrations until 2022 ...
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Windmill shut for visitors until 2021

We have reluctantly decided not to open the windmill for visitors again this year but will hopefully be welcoming you back in 2021 to celebrate our 251st Anniversary as our 250th celebrations had to be cancelled this year. Our mill shop will remain open between 10 and 12 every Saturday ...
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Collecting material for our Archives

Holgate Windmill 4 days ago We need your help. We are living in really unusual times and we know that many of you have bought flour or used the windmill as a place to walk to for your daily exercise whilst in lockdown. Our archivist is collecting views of volunteers during this period and we would love to know our customers and visitors thoughts/experiences. Have you bought flour from us and how did you use it? Are you a new customer? Did you walk to the windmill as a focus for your walk? Any thoughts/ views would be great, either post them on social media or email to media@holgatewindmill.org. We really look forward to hearing from you and putting together material that can be used to explain to future generations what it has been like during the last few weeks and the role the windmill has played. Thank you ...
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Flour Milling in a Time of Coronavirus

In response to a request from Historic England the Traditional Corn-millers Guild have written an article as a contribution to latest edition of the Heritage Online Debate on how mills are coping in the time of coronvirus. https://historicengland.org.uk/whats-new/debate/flour-milling-in-a-time-of-coronavirus/ ...
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Fantastic Video of the Windmill

This great video was shot and produced by Gary Lawson and Charlotte Graham Photography. https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=2653731958244626&id=1478450492439451 ...
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