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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

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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Crafternoons

28th February 2018 (1:00 pm - 4:00 pm)
28th March 2018 (1:00 pm - 4:00 pm)
25th April 2018 (1:00 pm - 4:00 pm)
30th May 2018 (1:00 pm - 4:00 pm)
27th June 2018 (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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Mill Tours and Milling Demonstrations

2nd March 2018 (11:30 am - 1:00 pm)
6th April 2018 (11:30 am - 1:00 pm)
4th May 2018 (11:30 am - 1:00 pm)
1st June 2018 (11:30 am - 1:00 pm)
6th July 2018 (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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Kate’s Super Cake Day

10th March 2018 (9:30 am - 3:00 pm)
Join founder of ‘Aunty Cake’ and Bread of Heron group leader Kate for a masterclass in the art of cake and biscuit baking! Over the course of the day Kate will show you how to bake her 'Healthy Cake' using spelt…
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British Science Week

11th March 2018 (11:00 am - 3:00 pm)
Celebrate British Science Week in style, as we open our doors for a fun-packed drop-in workshop which is suitable for toddlers pre-school children and parents! Join us as we experiment with play dough made from our very own flour! We’ll have…
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Beautiful End: Devising Workshops with Carran Waterfield

24th March 2018 (10:00 am - 2:00 pm)
20th May 2018 (10:00 am - 2:00 pm)
2nd June 2018 (10:00 am - 2:00 pm)
30th June 2018 (10:00 am - 2:00 pm)
As part of the ‘Beautiful End’ project, Carran Waterfield is offering taster workshops for creatives covering devising and adaptation techniques though a creative approach to the novel ‘Beautiful End’ by Westmorland writer Constance Holme. ‘Beautiful End’ first published in 1918 concerns…
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Good Friday Special

30th March 2018 (11:00 am - 4:00 pm)
This Good Friday sees the return of our tremendously popular Easter egg hunt for children, which takes place in and around the mill, with fabulous chocolatey prizes up for grabs! There’ll also be plenty of fresh bread and hot cross…
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Games & Sandwiches Afternoon

6th April 2018 (11:00 am - 4:00 pm)
Join us as for an extra special afternoon social of games and sandwiches to coincide with April’s milling demonstration! There will be a wide variety of traditional and not so traditional games to play, along with a range of fresh and…
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National Mills Weekend: Victorian Games

12th May 2018 (11:00 am - 4:00 pm)
Celebrate National Mills Weekend with Iron Shepherds Living History, as they present an outdoor fun day to demonstrate how the Victorians entertained themselves! Explore a variety of traditional games and toys, learn how the lower classes made fun from very…
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Beautiful End: A Shared Performance

26th May 2018 (1:00 pm - 4:00 pm)
‘Beautiful End’ is a project led by Artist in Residence Carran Waterfield, and is based on the 1918 novel of the same name by Westmorland writer Constance Holme. The book focuses on the life of an elderly tenant farmer and…
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The Beetham Make-Off

23rd June 2018 (11:00 am - 4:00 pm)
Let your child's imagination run rampant as we present a spectacular one-day Lego workshop for children aged 7 and up! Join STEM’s Fran Ward for a day of Lego based challenges ranging from short and simple to time consuming and…
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Locale

28th July 2018 (11:00 am - 4:00 pm)
Saturday the 28th of July will see the return of Locale - our tremendously popular one day festival to celebrate all of the great producers, makers and local businesses in and around the Arnside and Silverdale AONB! There will be…
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Flash Art Workshops

5th August 2018 (11:00 am - 3:30 pm)
6th August 2018 (11:00 am - 3:30 pm)
7th August 2018 (11:00 am - 3:30 pm)
8th August 2018 (11:00 am - 3:30 pm)
9th August 2018 (11:00 am - 3:30 pm)
10th August 2018 (11:00 am - 3:30 pm)
This summer Heron Corn Mill presents six days of themed workshops for children, where there’ll be a different fun-packed activity taking place every day! Sunday 5th August: Mardi Gras Carnival Dance Join experienced community dance artist Anna Daly for an energetic…
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