What do I love about The Mill? Coming in and feeling that I’m visiting the Cheers film set where everybody knows my name! What do I wish for The Mill? I hope we never lose the big glass frontage that shows the world what’s happening inside our building. During July we’re asking these questions. One […]
Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 August 2017 10.30am – 1pm and 1.30pm – 4pm Free For children of all ages, under 8s must be accompanied. Drop in to make our wonderful new giant Mill animal with Vanessa! We’ll be making the animal on Saturday and adding the finishing touches on Sunday. We’ve had a rhino, a stegosaurus […]
Sam Kennedy, designer and fabricator currently based at Blackhorse Workshop E17, created and installed new outdoor signage for The Mill in mid-January 2015. The Mill asked Sam about the project and his creative process: How did you come up with your final designs? When I first visited The Mill to talk about signage, I met […]
Unfortunately the continuing central heating installation works mean that the next few weeks are likely to see considerable disruption at The Mill. We ask for your consideration and apologise in advance for the inconvenience. I’m afraid that we will have to be closed for drop-ins for the week of 21st-24th May. Please be aware that during […]
The inside is taking shape… … can you help us paint the rest? The outside of the building is in dire need of care and attention. Join us this Bank Holiday weekend to repair and paint the wooden slats, the masonry and the doorway. Saturday 27th, Sunday 28th & Monday 29th from 10am until 5pm […]
It’s been a hectic six weeks at the Mill, as dozens of volunteers have helped restore and repair this neglected building into a community hub for use by everyone in Walthamstow. Our highly skilled and invaluable squad of young architects and designers, interning at The Mill, have worked around the clock to plan and then […]
Mo, our resident artist led The Mill’s latest Open Day on Saturday 25th June, with some vegetable printing activities for the kids. The day was well attended, and the pictures speak for themselves.
Q: What’s been going well so far and why? Alison: We’ve been making really good progress and have had hours and hours of hard working volunteer contribution. We have identified skilled professional volunteers to complement our enthusiastic and hard working ‘amateurs’. We’re about to have a registered charity (with very well considered constitutional documents) and […]
As we mentioned last week, we finally picked up the keys to The Mill, and threw open the doors to the public on Sat 16th April. After the building has lain empty for so long, it seemed a bit unreal that we now had the keys in our hands, so the best way to […]
We still are sorting out lots of the basics – and hope to have more news next week once we’re done with lawyers – but in the meantime, here is a link to our facebook page – see our new facebook poll, on what should happen first when The Mill opens?