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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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SOURDOUGH SEPTEMBER

23rd September 2017 (9:45 am - 4:30 pm)
**Please note these workshops are now fully booked. Please get in touch if you wish to go on the waiting list in case of cancellations**Due to popular demand Bread of Heron group leader Pete will be running two separate one-day…
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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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Mill Tours and Milling Demonstrations

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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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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