. . . . . .Hello Heritage...7th to 22nd September. . . . . .We have 4 extra events!. . . . . .Details and booking information on our Diary Page. . . . .

The Heritage Trust may be a small, volunteer run charity but we are very busy preserving the heritage of Swannington for benefit of current and future generations.

All you need to know about the dates of mill openings, family heritage events, archives evenings, walks, talks or volunteer sessions can be found here.

Contact Katrina our Trust Chair and Events Coordinator via our Contact Page  to find out more.

 

 

August 2019 Logo

August 2019

Friday 9th August  – Land Management and Mill Maintenance – 9am Hough Mill

Saturday 10th August – Weekend Volunteers – 10am Snibston No 3, Spring Lane

Sunday 11th August Hough Mill Open – 2-5pm

Monday 12th August– Archives Group – Swannington Village Hall 7pm-9pm

Tuesday 13th August – Califat Excavation – 9.30am Califat Spinney, led by our partners Leicestershire Industrial History Society see LIHS Website for more information

Wednesday 14th August – Land Management – 9am Hough Mill

Friday 16th August – Land Management and Mill Maintenance – 9am Hough Mill

Sunday 18th AugustHough Mill Open – 2-5pm

Wednesday 21st August – Land Management – 9am Hough Mill

Friday 23rd August – Land Management and Mill Maintenance – 9am Hough Mill

Sunday 25th AugustHough Mill Open – 2- 5pm

Monday 26th AugustHough Mill Open – 2- 5pm

Wednesday 28th August – Land Management – 9am Hough Mill

Friday 30th August – Land Management and Mill Maintenance – 9am Hough Mill

September Logo

September

Saturday 8th-Sunday 22nd SeptemberHello Heritage… – The festival of North West Leicestershire and South Derbyshire events – see Hello Heritage Programme.

Sunday 8th SeptemberHello Heritage…Califat Coal Mine Excavation – From Califat Coal Mine at 2.30pm Join Leicestershire Industrial History Society and Swannington Heritage Trust for a tour of the 1855-1873 Califat coal mine.  Booking not required.

Sunday 8th SeptemberHough Mill Open – 2- 5pm

Monday 9th September – Hello Heritage…Hidden Treasures of St Georges Hill Historical Walk – from Hough Mill at 6.30pm.  Join us for a fact filled stroll around the area and find out more about a post mill with a lady miller, the secrets of St George’s graveyard, the Coleorton Railway tunnel, isolation hospital and other hidden treasures. Limited to 20 places, book via Eventbrite

Sunday 15th SeptemberHough Mill Open – 2- 5pm

Thursday 19th September – Hello Heritage…Historic Main Street Historical Walk – from Swannington School at 6.30pm.  Find out more about the former farms, the poverty of the Tan Yard, the life of Lady Beaumont and the lost pubs.  Limited to 20 places, book via Eventbrite

Saturday 21st September – Hello Heritage…Walk The Swannington Incline – from Snibston No 3 Coal Mine, Spring Lane at 10.30am.  Walk in the footsteps of Robert Stephenson on a guided tour of the Swannington Incline at the western end of his 1832 Leicester and Swannington Railway.  Booking essential, limited to 20 places, book via Eventbrite

Sunday 22nd SeptemberHough Mill Open – 2- 5pm

Sunday 29th SeptemberTake Teddy To The Mill – from 2pm, what will brave teddies do this year?

October 2019 Logo

October 2019

Thursday 10th October – Cardiff and Leicester – talk to Cosby 13th Club

2020 Events Logo

2020 Events

Sunday 31st May 2020 – Leicestershire Archaeological and Historical Society History Fair at Beaumanor

Tuesday 13th October 2020 – A Coal Mining Dynasty – talk to Shepshed 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