Exotic papers

We are delighted to acquire the Exotic Paper Company brand and products, having made the paper for many years at Frogmore Paper Mill. Now the 'poo papers' are ours alongside all our seed, petal, silver leaf and many more. Expect exactly the same service and quality, plus our shop now stocks the lovely products in the picture.Read more

Virtual tour

New addition to this website - see the virtual tour of our visitor centre. You can walk around as if you were here - then come in person and see more.Read more

Poster printing

Wooden type has become very popular and is now seen everywhere, used by those wanting a bit of texture in their message rather than crisp digitally printed type. Learn how to use it. Sunday 4th March 11am-2.30pm. Booking essential £50Read more

Bananas!!!

What links bananas, Frogmore Paper Mill, Lush Cosmetics, One Planet Cafe and workers in Zambia? Banana paper of course! A new special making using not skins but banana plant stems which are cut down each year after the crop is picked. Fairtrade, beautiful and tactile.Read more

NEW! 2 day figure drawing and anatomy

New 2 day Figure Drawing and Anatomy for the Artist, Autumn 2018 10.00 - 16.00. £80. A concentrated workshop with Richard Smitheman, 25 years of experience in the Los Angeles film and animation industry. Structured, informed session with a life model to improve your observation and hence drawing. Book in advance.Read more

200 hundred years ago : when our canal changed direction

Next month will be the 200th anniversary since the publication of an Act relating to the Grand Junction Canal (GJC), now known as the Grand Union Canal (GUC). Acts of Parliament are identified by the Kings Regnal Year, in this case the 58th year of the reign of George III. George reigned from 1760 to 1820 and is well known for having lost our American colonies and for his mental illness in later life, portrayed in the film The Madness of King George.Read more

Chair of Hertfordshire County Council Tour 2018

The annual tour of Dacorum Borough Council by Richard Thrake, Chair of Hertfordshire County Council, Councillor Rosie Sutton, Mayor, Derek Townsend, Deputy Lieutenant of Hertfordshire, Sally Marshall, CEO Dacorum Borough Council and Brian Ayling, including a tour of our own Frogmore Paper Mill, led by Peter Burford. The visitors tried their hands at a small piece of papermaking, saw No.4 Fourdrinier Machine in action and learnt more of our rich heritage.Read more