NEWS 2018-04-18T18:38:11+00:00


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Turner Wage Book digitisation project

A wage book belonging to William Turner, operator of Higher Mill through the first half of the 19 Century, was recently loaned to the Trust by former Trustee and local historian Chris Aspin. Digitised at Lancashire Archives this book sheds light on the workers at

Opening Hours Confirmed

Higher Mill Wool Story It has been confirmed that Helmshore Mills Textile Museum will open on the following days and times: Saturdays from 26 May to 21 July 2018, 12-4pm Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from 27 July to 28 October 2018, 12-4pm Fridays,

Helmshore Mills Textile Museum to reopen

Lancashire County Council has confirmed plans to reopen Helmshore Mills Textile Museum on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from 26 May to 28 October 2018 and from Easter to the end of October 2019. Sister site, Queen Street Mill Textile Museum in Burnley will also open

Volunteer Researchers Wanted

Thanks to a University of Central Lancashire Community History and Heritage Funding grant, the Trust is recruiting volunteers to take part in a project to discover the stories behind Higher Mill. The project will run until July 2018 and focus on the social history of