6th Aug, 2020

Forge Mill Needle Museum to fling its doors wide open for Heritage Open Day

FORGE Mill Needle Museum will be flinging its doors wide open this Sunday for Heritage Open Day.

There will be free admission from 11am to 4pm on September 15 and the volunteers will be out in force to show people around.

“The event has steadily increased in terms of local groups and volunteers since we began, and we, the volunteers at the Museum, appreciate the continued support given by the new organisation ‘Rubicon Leisure’ to our efforts in supporting out local museum,” said volunteer Anthony Green.

    Attractions will include:

Motor bikes from the Royal Enfield Owners Club

Model boats from the Little Radford Model Boat Club.

Live music from Redditch’s very own Indigo Arts.

An exhibition from the Redditch Local History Society reprising ‘The River Arrow – Flowing through Redditch History’

Displays by Scour Arts of this year’s history events.

An exhibition by the Redditch Art Circle.

Free entry into the museum – the only existing water-powered scouring mill will be operating on the day.

Guided tours of the Needle Museum and Bordesley Abbey ruins.

Free entry to the current exhibition in the Museum gallery ‘Sanctuary’.

Refreshments will be available from the Coffee Bar.

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