Lots of lovely new stock in our gift shop for the Christmas season – hand stitched artwork, scented candles, Xmas cards created by local photographer Paul Bennett, quality street ‘pyramid decorations’ to hang on your tree, crafting activities for kids and more! Special thanks to our dedicated team of crafting volunteers (known as ‘Paper Dolls’) who lovingly produced many of these items. They’re quite cheap as well we think: 3 hand stitched cards for £1 – you lucky people!
Our education team offer a range of exciting workshops for schools covering Key Stages 1. 2. 3 and 4, outreach activities and school assemblies. A standard 2 and a half hour visit includes a mill tour, papermaking and a third activity selected from a list: weaving, braille, history, science, recycling, letterpress and art. An upstream task suits KS2/3. Specialist art, bookbinding and enterprise activities are offered to KS3/4. Students enjoy the opportunity to a visit a working industrial setting.
Possibly our biggest selection of courses, events and activities yet! The Winter 2013/2014 brochure caters for all ages and interests. Adults can try their hand at professional hand papermaking, letterpress printing, computer skills, book crafts, drawing and more, whilst children can let loose creative energy in David Lane’s ‘Inventions’ day or in the design-your-own-monster Family Fun day ‘Monsters’. To find a full list of what’s on offer, click on the picture above.
Although we tend not to give much thought to the paper that we use every day, there is a wealth of fascination behind its history, its science, its industry and its usage. At Frogmore Mill our aim is to tell this story in an entertaining way so that our visitors can see for themselves the contribution that paper has made to the world as we know it today.
"Rags makes paper, paper makes money, money makes banks, banks make loans, loans make beggars, beggars make rags. - Anon. English 19th C. "
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