Nestling side by side in the quiet village of Helmshore in the stunning Rossendale Valley are two original Lancashire textile mills, Higher Mill and Whitaker’s Mill, together known as Helmshore Mills Textile Museum.
27th July 2018 - 28th October 2018
The museum will be closed between 29th October 2018 and 18th April 2019.
19th April 2019 - 27th October 2019
Outside of these public opening hours, schools are still welcome to book all learning sessions and pre-booked groups can be arranged for guided tours.
For more information ring 01706 226459 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Negotiations remain underway in the long term to identify a new operator.
Saturday 20th October 1pm-3pm Shade and Shadows workshop. Learn how to make the illusion of solid objects. Suitable for beginners aged from 16 and all materials will be provided. Booking is essential - ring 01706 226459 or email email@example.com
Friday 26th October 10am-12noon Felting workshop. Learn the basic techniques of wet felting. Suitable for beginners aged from 16 and all materials will be provided. Booking is essential - ring 01706 226459 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Friday 26th October to Sunday 28th October 12noon-4pm Special tours showing how dangerous working life in a mill could be. Children's craft and face painting and Halloween stories. Children taking part must be accompanied by an adult. The activity is suitable for children aged four to 11. Costs apply for the activities, excluding the Halloween activities for children.
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