Combe Mill `In Steam` Sun 18th August 2019

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Combe Mill `In Steam` Sun 18th August 2019


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Date/Time
Date(s) - 18/08/2019
10:00 am - 5:15 pm

Location.
Combe Mill
Blenheim Palace Sawmills,
Long Hanborough,
Oxfordshire,
OX29 8ET.


Event Description


Theme:- Model Engineering at the Mill:-

We will be running all of our steam and water powered machinery in this restored Sawmill and workshop that once served the Blenheim Palace Estate. Enjoy seeing Engineering Models at their best and through them explore engineering principles at work in all aspects of this restored Sawmill and workshop. This hands-on museum takes pride in making you think and learn.  See how country houses and farms would have powered their machinery. See our working Beam Engine and Line Shafting together with the restored Waterwheel.  Demonstrations of craftsmen’s tools plus a collection of working Historic Tower Clocks make for an enjoyable visit. .  Have a go at making a poker in our Blacksmiths’ Forge

Refresh yourselves in our popular Riverside Tea Room. and enjoy the picnic area by the River Evenlode.

There is a Millie-the-mill-cat trail for the children to win a `Millie` badge

 

Combe Mill, Blenheim Palace Sawmills, Long Hanborough, Oxfordshire OX29 8ET

Admission :-  Adults £8.00,  Concessions & Children £6.50,  under 5s free, Family Ticket discount

Open:-    10am to 5pm

Contact:-   Combe Mill Society, 01993 358694.|  www.combemill.org  |  for events see events page |

 E-mail :-  events@combemill.org

 

Other Opening:-   NOT in STEAM

Wednesdays (every) |  April – September 2019

Sundays  `NOT IN STEAM`  1st Sun of each month only  | April  –  October

Admission :-   Adults £5.00 concessions & children £4.00, u5`s  free

Opening:-10.30 – 16.30 last admission 15.30

Volunteers will be available for viewing, with a `Themed` Guided Tour explaining the workings and history of Combe Mill.

Event Contact Information


Website Address: WWW. combemill.org
Contact Telephone Number: 01993 358694

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