Whitchurch Silk Mill

Whitchurch Silk Mill

At a glance

Causes

  • Museums / heritage

Other details

Organisation type: 
Charity
Geographical remit: 
National - Britain

Objectives

Whitchurch Silk Mill is the oldest silk mill in the UK still in its original building. A gem of industrial heritage in beautiful, rural Hampshire, Whitchurch Silk Mill is a Georgian water mill that weaves silk using 19th century machinery.

Activities

  • educate the public in the history of silk production and its connection with Whitchurch
  • preserve the art of silk making
  • secure for the benefit of the public the preservation, restoration, improvement, enhancement and maintenance of features and objects of historical and industrial interest.
  • Museum in a Grade Two * building on the banks of the River Test, a SSSI

Current opportunities

Hampshire, RG28 7AL

Could you be our new Treasurer? We are looking for a committed, enthusiastic, prudent individual to oversee the finances of Whitchurch Silk Mill...