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Welcome to our diary pages where you will find all you need to know about the dates of mill openings, family heritage events, archives evenings, walks, talks or volunteer sessions.

We are delighted that Hough Mill has reopened on Sundays.

If you need any further details please contact Katrina our Trust Chair and Events Coordinator via our Contact Page  to find out more.

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October 2021


Mondays  4th, 18th – Archive Group – 7-9pm village hall

Tuesday 12th – Coal Mine Buildings Excavation – 9.30am-1pm Califat Spinney, led by Leicestershire Industrial History Society

Wednesdays 6th, 13th, 20th 27th – Land Management Volunteers – 9am-1pm Incline or Gorse Field

Fridays 8th 15th, 22nd, 29th – Land Management Volunteers – 9am-1pm Califat Spinney and Gorse Field

Saturday 9th – Saturday Volunteers – 10am-1pm Snibston No 3 coal mine site, Spring Lane

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November-December 2021

Tuesday 16th November – Cardiff and Leicester, so similar yet so different – Talk to Desford and District History Society

Sunday 5th December – Christmas At The Mill

Wednesday 8th December – Subject not determined yet – Talk To Earl Shilton History Society

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Tuesday 11th January 2022 – A Coal Mining Dynasty – Talk to Shepshed History Society

Tuesday 8th February 2022 – Leicestershire Industrialists, Their Non Industrial Legacy – Talk to Ashby Civic Society

Tuesday 15th March 2022 – Leicestershire Industrialists, Their Non Industrial Legacy – Talk to Kirby Muxloe Local History Group

Thursday 15th September 2022 – Trouble And Strife, The Challenges In Getting A Wife – Talk to Hinkley and District History Society