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August 2017

Den making, dough & dampers at Howsham Mill

August 15, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Family Forest School - style event Come for a 10am start when there will be a tour and welcome. Part of the day will be spent learning about milling flour and making dampers to cook over the fire. Part of the day will be spent making dens! £4 per child. Accompanying adults go free.

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Minibeasts & Habitats Family Day

August 17, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Howsham Mill Come for a 10am start when there will be a tour and welcome. Stay until 2pm to take part in all the activities. Join us for a minibeast safari, meet our local invertebrate residents, make a bug caravan, look out for the otter, and learn about the flora and fauna at Howsham Mill. No charge for accompanying adults.  All children must be accompanied by an adult.  Come prepared for all weathers and bring a packed lunch. Booking essential.…

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Family Forest Art

August 18, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Come for a 10am start, when there will be a tour and welcome. Stay until 2pm to take part in all the activities. Learn the ancient art of Hapa Zome (bashing leaves), create sculptures in the style of Andy Goldsworthy and make your own natural paints. No charge for accompanying adults - all children must be accompanied by an adult.  Come prepared for all weathers and bring a packed lunch. Booking essential.   £4 per child. Accompanying adults go free.

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Renewable Energy Family Event

August 21, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Come at 10am for a tour and welcome.  Stay until 2pm to take part in all the activities.     Learn about renewable energy at Howsham Mill; make your own water wheel or Archimedes Screw, solar oven and renewable energy powered vehicle.   Children must be accompanied by an adult.  Come prepared for all weathers and bring a packed lunch! Booking essential.  .   £4.00 per child; accompanying adults go free

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Family Forest Art

August 22, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Come for a 10am start, when there will be a tour and welcome. Stay until 2pm to take part in all the activities. Learn the ancient art of Hapa Zome (bashing leaves), create sculptures in the style of Andy Goldsworthy and make your own natural paints. No charge for accompanying adults - all children must be accompanied by an adult.  Come prepared for all weathers and bring a packed lunch. Booking essential.   £4 per child. Accompanying adults go free.

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Den Making, Dough & Dampers

August 24, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Family Forest Schools - style event. Come for a 10am start when there will be a tour and welcome. Stay until 2pm to take part in both activities. Part of the day will be spent learning about milling and making our own dampers to cook over the fire.   The other part of the day will be spent making dens.   Come prepared for all weathers and bring a packed lunch.   Booking essential. £4 per child. Accompanying adults go…

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Minibeasts and habitats family day

August 29, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Come for a 10am start when there will be a tour and welcome. Stay until 2pm to take part in all the activities.   Join us for a minibeast safari, meet our local invertebrate residents, make a bug caravan, look out for the otter, and learn about the flora and fauna at Howsham Mill.   No charge for accompanying adults.  All children must be accompanied by an adult.  Come prepared for all weathers and bring a packed lunch. Booking essential.…

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Howsham Mill Family Fun Day

August 30, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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To raise money for Motor Neurone Disease Association Treasure Hunt, henna tattoos, bake sale and much more

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Family Forest Art

August 31, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Come for a 10am start, when there will be a tour and welcome. Stay until 2pm to take part in all the activities. Learn the ancient art of Hapa Zome (bashing leaves), create sculptures in the style of Andy Goldsworthy and make your own natural paints. No charge for accompanying adults - all children must be accompanied by an adult.  Come prepared for all weathers and bring a packed lunch.   Booking essential.   £4 per child. Accompanying adults go…

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September 2017

Den Making, Dough & Dampers

September 1, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Family Forest Schools - style event. Come for a 10am start when there will be a tour and welcome. Stay until 2pm to take part in both activities. Part of the day will be spent learning about milling and making our own dampers to cook over the fire.   The other part of the day will be spent making dens.   Come prepared for all weathers and bring a packed lunch.     Booking essential. £4 per child. Accompanying adults…

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Howsham Mill

September 10, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Howsham Mill, Howsham Hall Road, Howsham, York, North Yorkshire, YO60 7PA Come and see the recently restored Georgian watermill and swing bridge that gives access to the island on which the mill stands for free. Guides will be on hand to tell you the history of the mill and its more recent past and restoration. You will also be able to see the Archimedes Screw turbines and restored waterwheel that give the mill a 21st century use - generating hydro-electricity.…

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October 2017

Halloween for younger children

October 26, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Carve a pumpkin, make a magic wand, create a witch's potion to cast a magic spell, listen to a Halloween story and take part in lots of Halloween games and crafts! Activities will be aimed at children aged 2-7, but older children are welcome to attend. Booking is essential!!! We start at 10am and finish at 2pm.  Please come for 10am so that you can experience all we have to offer! £3 per child.  There is no charge for accompanying…

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Halloween for older children at Howsham Mill

October 27, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Carve a pumpkin, make a magic broomstick, cook toffee apples on the fire, disect owl pellets and take part in lots of Halloween games and crafts! Activities will be aimed at children aged 7 and older, but younger siblings are welcome to attend. Booking is essential!!!! We start at 10am and finish at 2pm. Please come for 10am, so that you can experience all that we have to offer! £3 per child. There is no charge for accompanying adults. All…

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Howsham Mill Cinema Club – The BFG

October 28, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Ten-year-old Sophie is in for the adventure of a lifetime when she meets the Big Friendly Giant. Naturally scared at first, she soon realises that the 24-foot behemoth is actually quite gentle and charming. As their friendship grows, Sophie's presence attracts the unwanted attention of Bloodbottler, Fleshlumpeater and other giants. After travelling to London, Sophie and the BFG must convince the Queen to help them get rid of all the bad giants once and for all. Directed by Steven Spielberg, 2016. Certificate…

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January 2018

Winter Crafts for Younger Children

January 2, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Take part in lots of Winter crafts using woodland materials; help to prepare birds and hibernating animals for winter; cook marshmallows and popcorn on the fire! Activities will be geared towards children aged 2-7, but older children are welcome to attend. Booking via Eventbrite is essential! We start at 10am and finish at 2pm. £3 per child. There is no charge for accompanying adults. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Please come dressed for the weather - we…

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March 2018

Family Science Fair at Howsham Mill

March 10, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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To celebrate British Science Week, Howsham Mill would like to invite families to our Science Fair! Take part in a variety of family-friendly science activities suitable for all ages, and sign up to display your own science project. This year’s British Science Week theme is ‘Exploration and Discovery’. To participate: Collaborate as a family on a science project that springs from your child’s natural interests and curiosity. • E-mail edu.howshammill@gmail.com to sign up to share your family’s project. • Do…

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April 2018

Easter Eggstravaganza at Howsham Mill

April 3, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Take part in an Easter Egg hunt, learn how to dye and decorate eggs, join in with some Easter crafts, and compete in an egg rolling competition! Children must be accompanied by an adult. Accompanying adults go free. Please come prepared for all weathers and bring a packed lunch. £3 per child https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/easter-eggstravaganza-tickets-44141340939

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Family Forest School at Howsham Mill

April 5, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Come and make bows and arrows, cook marshmallows or dampers over a fire, and build dens! Children must be accompanied by an adult; accompanying adults go free. Come prepared for all weathers and bring a packed lunch! £3 per child https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/family-forest-school-tickets-44141772229

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May 2018

Family Woodland Arts

May 31, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Family Woodland Arts Thursday, May 31 at 10 AM - 2 PM Learn the ancient art of Hapa Zome (bashing leaves), create sculptures in the style of Andy Goldsworthy and make your own natural paints and dyes. Bring an old T-shirt or similar if you want to have a go at dyeing it... Tickets £3 No charge for accompanying adults - all children must be accompanied by an adult. Come prepared for all weathers and bring a packed lunch Howsham…

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June 2018

Family Woodland Arts

June 1, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Family Woodland Arts Friday, June 1 at 10 AM - 2 PM Come for a 10am start, when there will be a tour and welcome. Learn the ancient art of Hapa Zome (bashing leaves), create sculptures in the style of Andy Goldsworthy and make your own natural paints and dyes. Bring an old T-shirt or similar if you want to have a go at dyeing it... Tickets £3 No charge for accompanying adults - all children must be accompanied by…

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Howsham Mill Cinema Club – Victoria and Abdul

June 23, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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The extraordinary true story of the unexpected friendship between Queen Victoria and a young Indian clerk, Abdul Karim, who travelled to England to participate in the Queen's Golden Jubilee. The pair formed an unlikely and devoted alliance that her household and inner circle attempted to destroy. The Queen begins to see the changing world through new eyes and joyfully reclaims her humanity (2017). Showing at a pop up cinema screen in Howsham Mill a restored 18th century watermill near Malton.…

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August 2018

Family Woodland Arts

August 2, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Come for a 10am start, when there will be a tour and welcome. Stay until 2pm to take part in all the activities. Learn the ancient art of Hapa Zome (bashing leaves), create sculptures in the style of Andy Goldsworthy and make your own natural paints and dyes. Bring an old T-shirt or similar if you want to have a go at dyeing it... £3 No charge for accompanying adults - all children must be accompanied by an adult. Come…

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Family Forest School

August 3, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Howsham Mill, HowshamYO60 7PA+ Google Map

Come and make bows and arrows, have a go at some woodland crafts, cook marshmallows over a fire, and build dens! £3 All children must be accompanied by an adult; accompanying adults go free. Please come dressed for all weathers and bring a packed lunch.

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Renewable Energy for Families

August 9, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Howsham Mill, HowshamYO60 7PA+ Google Map

Come for a 10am start when there will be a tour and welcome. Stay until 2pm to take part in all the activities. Learn about renewable energy at Howsham Mill; make your own waterwheel and/or Archimedes screw, solar oven and renewable energy powered vehicle! £3 No charge for accompanying adults - all children must be accompanied by an adult. Come prepared for all weathers and bring a packed lunch.

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Family minibeast safari

August 10, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Howsham Mill, HowshamYO60 7PA+ Google Map

Come for a 10am start when there will be a tour and welcome. Stay until 2pm to take part in all the activities. Join us for a minibeast safari, meet our local invertebrate residents, make a bug caravan, take part in some minibeast crafts, and learn about the flora and fauna at Howsham Mill. £3 No charge for accompanying adults. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Come prepared for all weathers and bring a packed lunch.

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September 2018

Howsham Mill Heritage Open Day

September 9, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Visit for free. Max 10 people per tour/session. A tour takes about 1 hour. Contact for the day: Martin Phillips 07552993553 www.howshammill.org.uk

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October 2018

Howsham Mill Cinema Club – Coco

October 27, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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In Disney - Pixar's vibrant tale of family, fun and adventure, an aspiring young muscian, Miguel, embarks on an extraordinary journey to the land of his ancestors. There the charming trickster, Hector, becomes an unexpected friend who helps uncover the mysteries behind his family's stories and traditions. Cert. PG, 105 mins. All tickets £5.00

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Halloween for Younger Children – Howsham Mill

October 30, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Howsham Mill, HowshamYO60 7PA+ Google Map

Carve a pumpkin, make a magic wand, create a witch's potion to cast a magic spell and take part in lots of Halloween games and crafts! Activities will be aimed at children aged 2-7, but older children are welcome to attend. Booking is essential!!! We start at 10am and finish at 12noon. Please come for 10am so that you can experience all we have to offer! Feel free to stay for lunch afterwards! £3 per child. There is no charge…

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September 2019

Howsham Mill Heritage Open Day

September 15, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
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ome and meet some of the pioneers of the Howsham Mill restoration project. Discover just what 'people power' has achieved in restoring this 18th century water mill back to its former glory. The building has been meticulously restored using traditional materials and methods. The new use for the water mill is generating hydro-electricity by two Archimedes Screw turbines and a restored water wheel. Together they can generate enough electricity for up to 120 average houses. The mill hosts visits by…

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June 2021

Family Woodland Arts at Howsham Mill

June 3 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Howsham Mill, HowshamYO60 7PA

This session is suitable for children aged under 11 years. Learn the ancient art of Hapa Zome (bashing leaves), create sculptures in the style of Andy Goldsworthy and make your own natural paints and dyes. Bring an old T-shirt or similar if you want to have a go at dyeing it (white cotton works best)... £5 per child (plus Eventbrite fee). There is no charge for accompanying adults or under 5s, but we do need you book all members of…

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