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    July 13, 2016

    The sails are up and the fan tail is com...

    A major milestone in the restoration of the mill has been reached with the completion of the new fantail.  With many thanks to all the hard work by P...
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    May 9, 2016

    National Mills Weekend: 14th and 15th Ma...

    It’s National Mills Weekend on 14th and 15th May. Windmills all over the country will be open, for more details see National Mills Weekend. Fulb...
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    March 4, 2016

    No open day Saturday 6th March

    Unfortunately there won’t be an open day or working party on Saturday 6th March. We were really hoping to dismantle the second set of sails in p...
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    February 13, 2016

    Time to tidy up!

    This was the first working party of 2016. Since last time, all the gear for the fantail had been lifted up into position and the tent which had housed...
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    December 29, 2015

    Too much wind

    December’s working party was hampered ironically enough by too much wind. Our main aim was to lift some of the heavy gear back up to the top of ...
IMG_2792

The sails are up and the fan tail is complete!

A major milestone in the restoration of the mill has been reached with the completion of the new fantail.  With many thanks to all the hard work by Paul Kemp,…

IMG_1252

National Mills Weekend: 14th and 15th May

It’s National Mills Weekend on 14th and 15th May. Windmills all over the country will be open, for more details see National Mills Weekend. Fulbourn mill will be open on Saturday…

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No open day Saturday 6th March

Unfortunately there won’t be an open day or working party on Saturday 6th March. We were really hoping to dismantle the second set of sails in preparation for a crane…

IMG_1949

Time to tidy up!

This was the first working party of 2016. Since last time, all the gear for the fantail had been lifted up into position and the tent which had housed the…

IMG_6075

Too much wind

December’s working party was hampered ironically enough by too much wind. Our main aim was to lift some of the heavy gear back up to the top of the windmill,…

Scott painting in the rain

Painting in the rain

This month, the weather wasn’t so good and we didn’t get so far. But there’s always painting to be done! The second set of sails is almost ready and you can…

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Fanstage setback

This month we were lucky enough to have three new volunteers: Tony, Richard and Neil. Thanks so much guys for coming along and helping! We all enjoyed being side-tracked by…

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Assembling sails 3 and 4

I’m afraid this description of our September working party is a bit late! We are preparing for the next sail lift day when we put sails 3 and 4 and…

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The new fantail takes shape

All of the parts for the fantail are assembled on the ground so we can check that they all fit and everything’s going well.

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August Working Party

The second set of sails is coming on well. Paul has been fitting the stays into the angled holes. Each hole is at a slightly different angle. Meanwhile, William and…