Farfield Mill Arts & Heritage Centre

Farfield Mill Arts & Heritage Centre
Garsdale Road, Sedbergh, Cumbria, LA10 5LW
  • Telephone 01539 621958
  • Opening times Daily 10.30am–5pm.
  • Food served 10am–4.30pm.
  • Admission Adults: £4.05 (£4.50 with Gift Aid); Students (with NUS card) £3.18 (£3.50 with Gift Aid); Children free.
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  • Website www.farfieldmill.org
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Farfield Mill arts, craft and heritage centre is housed in a restored Victorian Woollen Mill in the Yorkshire Dales - heritage displays, working looms, exhibitions, craft demonstrations art and craft for sale by resident and visiting artists, workshops and events - plus delicious food in Weavers Cafe.

We are situated on the A684 Garsdale/Hawes Road just one mile east of Sedbergh where there is ample free parking.

By car, leave the M6 at Junction 37 and drive five miles through stunning Howgills landscape to Sedbergh, England's Book Town, from where Farfield Mill is signposted.

Taking the road from Hawes (15 miles), Farfield Mill's entrance is on the right, just follow the brown tourist signs.

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Events at this venue

There are 19 events at this location

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Acrylic Painting Workshop with Stuart Gray: Coastal Scene

Join Stuart for the day as he takes you on a step by step process to produce your own acrylic painting of a coastal scene.

Thu 14 Jun

£50 / 01539 621958

Workshop ticket does not include £5 charge for materials on the day.

  • 10:00 – 16:00

An Apprentice’s Journey: Sara Dennis Embroidery

An exhibition providing a look at the teaching of the Royal School of Needlework and what it takes to be able to pass the course which requires 80 hours of stitching a week.

Fri 20 Apr

£4.50 / 01539 621958

  • 10:30 – 17:00

Sat 21 Apr

£4.50 / 01539 621958

  • 10:30 – 17:00

Sun 22 Apr

£4.50 / 01539 621958

  • 10:30 – 17:00
…and 28 more dates until 20 May

An Apprentice's Journey - Sara Dennis Embroidery

Embroiderer and Royal School of Needlework tutor Sara Dennis launches her first collection to be showcased in the north of England on Wednesday 11th April 2018 at Farfield Mill in Sedbergh. Her work - 'An Apprentice's Journey - Sara Dennis Embroidery' - is a collection of her embroidery pieces that reveal her progression…

Fri 20 Apr

£4.50 / 01539 621958

  • 10:30 – 17:00

Sat 21 Apr

£4.50 / 01539 621958

  • 10:30 – 17:00

Sun 22 Apr

£4.50 / 01539 621958

  • 10:30 – 17:00
…and 28 more dates until 20 May

Become A Weaver And Learn Dog Tooth Check Workshop With Jan Beadle

The 2-day weaving course will take you through the whole process of dressing a loom to then weave traditional dog tooth check. £50 plus £5 on the day for materials

Tue 21 Aug

£55 / 01539 621958

  • 10:00 – 04:00

Wed 22 Aug

£55 / 01539 621958

  • 10:00 – 04:00

Betty Brown: The Shape of Colour

Exhibition of Betty Brown's works including patterns, collage, painting and textile work.

Tue 8 May

£4.50 / 01539 621958

  • 10:30 – 17:00

Wed 9 May

£4.50 / 01539 621958

  • 10:30 – 17:00

Thu 10 May

£4.50 / 01539 621958

  • 10:30 – 17:00
…and 45 more dates until 24 Jun

Colour, Texture And Pattern Weaving Workshop With Jan Beadle

Colour, Texture and Pattern weaving workshop with Jan Beadle Thurs 13 September 2018 £50 plus £5 on the day for materials Come and enjoy a day of weaving on a 4-shaft table loom. Whether you're a beginner or already a weaver this will be a lovely opportunity to experiment with colour and texture. I'll even take the…

Thu 13 Sep

£55 / 01539 621958

  • 10:00 – 04:00

Crewelwork Workshop with Sara Dennis

Jacobean stitching workshop using Appleton's crewel wool.

Sat 19 May

£120 / 01539 621958

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Sun 20 May

£120 / 01539 621958

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Dawn Chandler and The Levens Quilters: The Art of Quilting Exhibition

Dawn Chandler celebrates the Leven Quilters in her exhibition of sewing themed paintings.

Fri 20 Apr

£4.50 / 01539 621958

  • 10:30 – 17:00

Sat 21 Apr

£4.50 / 01539 621958

  • 10:30 – 17:00

Sun 22 Apr

£4.50 / 01539 621958

  • 10:30 – 17:00
…and 15 more dates until 7 May

Deep In The Wood - Geoff Rushton Sculpture

Geoff Rushton's sculptures are made primarily from materials gathered from the fields around his home; wind fallen trees, fieldstones, pebbles and scrap metal from the farmyard. He likes to source them from the surrounding countryside because he has lived in this area his whole life and have a strong connection with the…

Fri 20 Apr

£4.50 / 01539 621958

  • 10:30 – 16:00

Mon 23 Apr

£4.50 / 01539 621958

  • 10:30 – 16:00

Tue 24 Apr

£4.50 / 01539 621958

  • 10:30 – 16:00
…and 4 more dates until 29 Apr

Geoff Rushton: Deep in the Wood

An exhibition of Geoff Rushton's sculptures created from materials gathered around the fields of his home.

Fri 20 Apr

£4.50 / 01539 621958

  • 10:30 – 16:00

Sat 21 Apr

£4.50 / 01539 621958

  • 10:30 – 16:00

Sun 22 Apr

£4.50 / 01539 621958

  • 10:30 – 16:00
…and 7 more dates until 29 Apr

Goldwork Embroidery Workshop with Sara Dennis

Learn the basics of working with metal threads, their uses and limitations. While creating a beautiful image, explore passing, pearl purl, bright check, smooth check, rough check, rococo, twist, plate and Japanese, where and how to use them.

Sun 13 May

£65 / 01539 621958

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Landscape watercolour workshop with Ruth Clayton

Learn to paint with watercolours and have your work framed to take away.

Sun 22 Apr

£50 / 01539 621958

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Sat 12 May

£65 / 01539 621958

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Pointed Twills Weaving Workshop With Jan Beadle

Pointed twills weaving workshop with Jan Beadle Mon 22 October 2018 £50 plus £5 on the day for materials Come and enjoy a day of weaving on a 4-shaft table loom. Whether you're a beginner or already a weaver this will be a lovely opportunity to experiment with colour and texture creating zig zag and diamond patterns.

Thu 13 Sep

£55 / 01539 621958

  • 10:00 – 04:00

River View Watercolour Workshop

Watercolour workshop led by Ruth Clayton.

Sun 15 Jul

£50 workshop ticket, does not include £5 charge on the day for materials / 01539 621958

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Textiles From Down Under - Jimmy Aitkinhead

A long-time artist and respected teacher at the Queensland University of Technology in his younger years, Jim Aitkenhead has been exhibiting his unique lino block art since 1986 and has been involved in exhibitions in Scotland, London and the US as well as Queensland. His small display of textiles on display are inspired…

Fri 20 Apr

£4.50 / 01539 621958

  • 10:30 – 16:00

Sat 21 Apr

£4.50 / 01539 621958

  • 10:30 – 16:00

Sun 22 Apr

£4.50 / 01539 621958

  • 10:30 – 16:00
…and 5 more dates until 27 Apr

Tweedy Weaving Workshop With Jan Beadle

Tweedy Weaving workshop with Jan Beadle Mon 12 November 2018 - £50 plus £5 on the day for materials This class is perfect for beginners but weavers with a little more experience will enjoy experimenting with traditional herringbone technique to create a scarf. Looms will be set up and ready to go on the day.

Thu 13 Sep

£55 / 01539 621958

  • 10:00 – 04:00

Upcycled Handsewn Patchwork Bag in a Day with Betty Brown

Make a fully-lined cross shoulder bag in this sewing workshop.

Sun 10 Jun

£65 / 01539 621958

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Weaving Workshop with Jan Beadle: Become a Weaver

Two day course which takes you through the whole process of winding a warp and dressing a loom to weaving your cloth. Jan provides you with all the tips, tricks and techniques to ease your path into weaving.

Tue 22 May

01539 621958

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Wed 23 May

01539 621958

  • 10:00 – 16:00

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