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Frogmore Paper Mill is a registered charity and in order to, move forward; we need funds. We aim to offer an exciting experience for all who visit, whatever their interest or knowledge of paper; the interested general public, industry specialists and education groups. If you are willing to donate for a specific or general cause, we will be happy to receive it. Read more

Rags make paper...

"Rags make paper, paper makes money, money makes banks, banks make loans, loans make beggars, beggars make rags. " Anon. English 19th C. Read more

Terms and Conditions

A summary of the terms of use for this site and the conditions and licensing for reproduction Read more


Frogmore Paper Mill has been recycling for more than 100 years - recycling is not new! As a charity we can benefit from your waste paper and cardboard, which if not actually recycled can be sold on for extra funds. Read more

Youth groups

We deliver activities for beavers, cubs, scouts, rainbows, brownies, guides, young farmers, boys brigade and more. Visits begin with drinks and biscuits, followed by hands on papermaking and a mill tour. We also offer a quiz as a light-hearted way of picking up a few facts. Sessions can be customised if you are working towards a particular badge such as science, art, recycling and history. Read more

Guest speaker

If you are group activities organiser for a social group, be it U3A, WI, Probus or any other grouping; we can offer informative and entertaining talks about paper history and production with many entertaining asides and snippets of information you can amuse others with at your next dinner party! Paper is an infinitely fascinating and much overlooked commodity. Where would we be without it? Entertaining talk, presentation and demonstration. Read more

Did you know?

Surprising facts about paper. Read more

Workers in the paper mills

For those of you interested in genealogy you may like to explore the ever growing information here. Our archive and genealogy groups - all volunteers - continue to painstakingly research and display information of former workers. Read more


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Papermaking workshop

The papermaking workshop picks up on facts presented in the introduction by demonstrating the papermaking process for making sheets by hand using a mould and deckle. Demonstrators make clear the professional process and how it is transferred to that of the machine. Read more

Mill tour

The tour enables students to see an industrial working environment and observe how the hand made process transfers to mechanisation. Read more