july, 2017

16julAll DayCOMBE MILL in STEAM Sunday 16th July 2017

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COMBE MILL in STEAM    Sunday 16th July  2017   Theme:-  Vintage & Classic Wheels at Combe   We will be running all of our steam and water powered machinery in this Late 19th Century  restored Sawmill and Workshop that once served the Blenheim Palace Estate. We are also featuring vintage transport.  We will be attracting steam and motor powered vehicles of various sorts – why not get in touch and register to display your vintage vehicle?  Have a go at making a poker in our Dual Blacksmiths’ Forge and relax by the River  Evenlode in the riverside picnic area.  See how country houses and farms would have powered their machinery. This hands-on makes you think and learn through trying your hand at making things and seeing how machinery works. 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. Refresh yourselves in our popular Riverside Tea Room,  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 £7.50, Concessions & Children £6.00,  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 2017 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  `Theamed`  Guided Tour explaining  the workings and history of Combe Mill.

Time

All Day (Sunday)

Location

Combe Mill

Combe Mill, Blenheim Estate Sawmills, Long Hanborough, Oxon OX29 8ET

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