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.

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…

Arial Photo!

Neil, one of our volunteer, was able to use a “drone” to take this stunning photo of the windmill. Thanks Neil!!

July Working Party

Quite a bit has been done since my last working party report. This month, work concentrated on preparing the second whip to make it ready to join its partner. Paul…

£850 grant towards the new fantail!

We’d like to say a big thank you to the Mills Section of the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings (SPAB). They have awarded us a grant of £850…

A cold February working party

Today’s working party was mostly based indoors due to the cold! The main job was to attach the worm onto the fan shaft so that it can be connected to…

The sail lifting day in 81 seconds

Alex Farquhar has taken the photos from the sail lifting on 30th Sept 2014 and turned a long and hard 11 hours or so into a 1 minute 21 second video! 

Sail Lift!

On Tuesday we have a crane arriving at 9am to lift off the old sails and the fantail so that they can be repaired, and then lift on the new…

New Facebook Page

Fulbourn Windmill now has it’s own Facebook page: Pllease come and Like us there and share the page with your friends.

June Working Party

At one point, with thunder, lightning and heavy rain, we thought we wouldn’t get much done, but fortunately brewing the kettle and making tea did the trick and the weather…