. . . . . . . All Trust Sites Open 6am To Midnight Throughout 2020 . . . . . . . .

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.

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

 

 

January 2020 Logo

January 2020

Start the new year with a bang and join one of the Trust’s volunteer teams

Land Management – Maintaing 14 acres of woodland and acid grass heathland that were formerly coal mining and railway sites. This  includes the Gorse Field and Califat Spinney, some sessions are at the Swannington Incline:
Wednesdays 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th – Meet 9am at Hough Mill
Fridays 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th, 31st – Meet 9am at Hough Mill
Saturday 11th – Meet 10am at Snibston No 3, Spring Lane

Mill Maintenance – Maintaining and developing Hough Mill plus other technical tasks:
Friday 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th, 31st – Meet 9am at Hough Mill

Archive Group – Scanning, cataloguing and indexing historical documents and photographs fortnightly at The Village Hall:

Monday 13th, 27th – 7pm-9pm at Swannington Village Hall

February 2020 Logo

February 2020

Archive Group – Scanning, cataloguing and indexing historical documents and photographs fortnightly at The Village Hall:

Monday 10th, 24th – 7pm-9pm at Swannington Village Hall

2020 Events Logo

2020 Events

Just a few of our forthcoming events…

Tuesday 28th April 2020 – Leicestershire Industrialists, Their Non Industrial Legacy – Talk to Ashby U3A.

Friday 8th May 2020 – VE Day Celebrations, Hough Mill.

Sunday 31st May 2020 – Leicestershire Archaeological and Historical Society History Fair at Beaumanor Hall, Woodhouse, Leicestershire.

Thursday 16th July 2020  – Leicestershire & Rutland Heritage Awards, The Century Theatre, Snibston, Coalville.

Tuesday 11th August 2020 – Swannington Incline railway tour – Shepshed Historical Society

Tuesday 15th September 2020 – A Coal Mining Dynasty – Talk to Markfield Historical Society. 

Thursday 15th October 2020 – Trouble and Strife, the challenges in getting a wife – Talk to Leicestershire and Rutland Family History Society, Market Harborough Branch.

Tuesday 20th October 2020 – Industrial Development of Swannington – Talk to Leicestershire and Rutland Family History Society, Loughborough Group.

Tuesday 12th January 2021 – Talk to Great Glen U3A, subject to be selected.

Tuesday 12th January 2021 – A Coal Mining Dynasty – Talk to Shepshed Historical Society.

 Logo