Flax Mill Maltings Celebrates the Festival of British Archaeology

To celebrate the Festival of British Archaeology the Friends of the Flaxmill Maltings will be hosting a day of lectures and tours in the historic Grade 1 listed mill on Saturday 20th July. Speakers range from local historians & young archaeologists to representatives from English Heritage & Oxford Archaeology North. The event will feature the screening of a film by local film maker Katherine Hannaford of the recent community archaeological dig. The Friends will also be offering those attending the event a guided tour of the Flax Mill.

Friends’ board member and Archives Project Manager, Penny Ward will be leading a guided walk from the Dana to the Flax Mill, followed by a Tour of the Mill, departing at 2pm.

Fay Bailey, Development Officer, Friends of the Flaxmill Maltings, said:

‘We are proud to have assembled such a fascinating and diverse range of speakers for this event. We are also looking forward to welcoming back Oxford Archaeology North to discuss the findings of our recent and extremely successful community dig project’.

To book your place visit the Friends website at


or contact Fay Bailey at [email protected] 01743 360213.

Find out more about all the Friends activities by visiting www.flaxmill-maltings.co.uk.


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