Events

Forge Mill Needle Museum and Bordesley Abbey Visitor Centre holds many different events throughout the year.

These can link in with National Days or initiatives, seasonal themes or exhibitions that are on display at the museum, or just fun-filled events for all the family to enjoy. With such a variety of events there is something for everybody!

Details of our Events programme for 2019 are still being finalised, and will appear here very soon!

Sun 12 May 2019: 11.00am to 4.00pm

NATIONAL MILLS DAY

The museum is celebrating National Mills Weekend by offering a visit to the needle museum at a reduced rate.

Come and visit the world’s only surviving water powered scouring mill.

ADULTS £2.00, CHILDREN FREE
Includes entry into the museum

 

Sat 11 and Sun 12 August 2018: 11.00am to 4.00pm

WHEELWRIGHT DISPLAY

A display of tiny, detailed models by the Guild of Model Wheelwrights set in the beautiful grounds of Forge Mill Museum.

Guild members construct and exhibit precision scale models of a wide variety of horse drawn vehicles and farm implements. Often included are models which have won major awards in national exhibitions.

FREE ENTRY TO DISPLAY AND SITE
Optional museum entry at normal rates

Sun 28 August 2018: 11.00am to 4.30pm

SCARECROW DAY

A big family fun day with a whole host of scarecrow characters to meet.

ADULTS £2.00, CHILDREN £1.00

 

Sat 1 and Sun 2 December 2018: 11.00am to 4.00pm

VICTORIAN CHRISTMAS CRAFT FAIR

Step back in time and join us to celebrate a traditional Christmas. Victorian entertainment will provide the festive atmosphere whilst you browse amongst a variety of food and craft stalls to choose unique Christmas gifts.

There will also be the opportunity to visit Father Christmas in his grotto as well as take part in some children’s creative crafts.

  • A variety of craft stalls providing unique Christmas gifts
  • Traditional carol singing with Indigo Arts Heritage Group
  • Visit Father Christmas in his grotto
  • Mulled wine and roasted chestnuts
  • Victorian entertainment
  • Christmas crafts for children

A truly traditional Christmas event for all ages!

ADULTS £1.00, CHILDREN FREE

01527 62509

Forge Mill Needle Museum & Bordesley Abbey Visitor Centre
Needle Mill Lane
Riverside
Redditch
B98 8HY

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