News – what’s happening at the mill?

National Mills Weekend

This weekend 9th and 10th May would have been National Mills weekend. In order to celebrate SPAB (Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings) has produced a YouTube video "A celebration of Britain's Wind and Watermills 2020 with the theme of millwrighting." in which Holgate Windmill is featured.
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Mini Millers – May and June sessions cancelled

We're sadly having to cancel the May and June Mini Miller sessions due to ongoing restrictions. However, we need to know our budding Millers are still practicing their skills. If anyone's done any baking, bread or otherwise, we'd love to see your photos. Post them here as inspiration for others! ...
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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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