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Bread of Heron

Bread of Heron is a community breadmaking group based at Heron Corn Mill, where we make it, bake it and eat it!
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Carran Waterfield Artist in Residence

Sharing of a work in progress.As artist-in-residence at the mill, Carran Waterfield is working on stories of women loosely associated with the mill and the surrounding area in response to the mill's archive.
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Group Bread Making Days

Learn the fundamentals of bread making in the picturesque Cumbrian countryside with this one-day course for groups at Heron Corn Mill!
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Ice Baby

27th July 2017 (7:30 pm - 9:30 pm)
Theatre company the Ashton Group is 20 years old this year, and as part of their celebrations they are re-staging one of the first Apprenticed Actors shows that they produced, Ice Baby by Salford based writer Sarah Miller.Ice Baby is…
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Flash Art Workshops

31st July 2017 (11:00 am - 3:30 pm)
1st August 2017 (11:00 am - 3:30 pm)
2nd August 2017 (11:00 am - 3:30 pm)
3rd August 2017 (11:00 am - 3:30 pm)
4th August 2017 (11:00 am - 3:30 pm)
7th August 2017 (11:00 am - 3:30 pm)
8th August 2017 (11:00 am - 3:30 pm)
9th August 2017 (11:00 am - 3:30 pm)
10th August 2017 (11:00 am - 3:30 pm)
11th August 2017 (11:00 am - 3:30 pm)
12th August 2017 (11:00 am - 3:30 pm)
This summer Heron Corn Mill presents two weeks of themed family workshops, where there’ll be a different fun-packed activity taking place every day!Have a go Crafts Monday 31st July Join Kerry from Cotton On to sample a cornucopia of crafty delights, as…
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Mill Tours and Milling Demonstrations

4th August 2017 (11:30 am - 1:00 pm)
1st September 2017 (11:30 am - 1:00 pm)
6th October 2017 (11:30 am - 1:00 pm)
3rd November 2017 (11:30 am - 1:00 pm)
1st December 2017 (11:30 am - 1:00 pm)
Join Stuart and his volunteers at 11.30am on the first Friday of the month for a mill tour and milling demonstration.
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HERITAGE OPEN DAYS

9th September 2017 (11:00 am - 4:00 pm)
10th September 2017 (11:00 am - 4:00 pm)
Heritage Open Days is the biggest heritage festival in the country, offering visitors the opportunity to learn about our rich cultural history and explore hidden places. To celebrate we’re delving into our archive for a special screening of films that includes…
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A FISHING FAMILY ON THE LUNE: EXHIBITION & WORKSHOP

17th September 2017 (11:00 am - 4:00 pm)
16th September 2017 (11:00 am - 4:00 pm)
Join Lancaster artist Jill Wignall as she showcases her latest collection of work which illustrates stories told to her by Bob Parkinson. Bob’s stories about growing up in a fishing family who also tended to two lighthouses, come to life…
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Crafternoons

27th September 2017 (1:00 pm - 4:00 pm)
25th October 2017 (1:00 pm - 4:00 pm)
29th November 2017 (1:00 pm - 4:00 pm)
Join Kerry for Crafternoons, a FREE drop-in workshop and social group held in the barn at Heron Corn Mill.
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THE BEAT GENERATION

28th September 2017 (7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)
This National Poetry Day we celebrate the work of the Beat poets, a group of writers who explored and influenced post-World War II American culture. So join us as we host an audio and visual celebration that includes recordings of…
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RUTH GOODMAN: HOW TO BE A VICTORIAN

12th October 2017 (7:30 pm - 9:00 pm)
We know what life was like for Victoria and Albert, but what was it like for a commoner? How did it feel to cook with coal and wash with tea leaves? Drink beer for breakfast and clean your teeth with…
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FLOUR POWER: THE CHALLENGES OF RESTORING A FORMERLY DERELICT WATERMILL

18th November 2017 (2:00 pm - 4:00 pm)
Acorn Bank Watermill is a 19th century mill owned and operated by the National Trust, which is situated on the Acorn Bank Estate near Penrith. The mill ran for centuries producing flour, but fell into a state of ruin in…
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