Thank you for coming to our Open Weekend.

Firstly, thank you to everyone who came to our 2018 Mill Open Weekend and for making it such a success. We had a ball over the weekend, and it was fabulous to spend the days leading up to it polishing and sprucing, so each machine could be as proud as punch to show itself off to all the interested visitors.

You came from far and wide – from just down the road, from further up the road and even from Italy!  Over the course of the weekend we gave 18 mill tours (9 a day) to 350 people, with over 1000 people visiting total! And we all ate about a million local homemade cakes accompanied by made many cups of tea.

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Open Weekend 2016

Our 3rd Mill Open Weekend is now just around the corner (Sat 14th and Sun 15th May)!

We are busily polishing our most prized machines – they will be standing proud waiting to show you what they’re capable of!

Here are a few photos of our machines in action to wet your appetite!

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Open weekend… hurrah!

Firstly, thank you so very much to everyone who came to our Mill Open Weekend and made it such a special event!  We all had a fantastic time and hope you all did too…

It was so wonderful to be able to spend a couple of days letting you lovely folk have a look around the Mill where all the magic yarn and top making happens!  We hope you had a fabulous time and got to know a bit more about our process and some of our fibre secrets!

We are now back into normal Mill mode.  After having a tidy up and finishing off the cakes, we are prepping for Proper Woolly, our next show in a couple of weeks!

Anyway, here are a selection of images from the weekend.

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Here is John, surrounded by a group of eager top lovers first thing in the morning!
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Open Weekend Preperation

our Open Weekend is almost upon us!

Just a reminder of the exciting things we have in store…

We have our MILL MEMBERSHIP LAUNCH!
So don’t you forget your fibreous goodies made from any of our products to enter into the lucky dip for a chance to win a free life time Mill membership.
Be it a spun yarn, a made garment, a sock animal transformed from an old pair of socks, or even a needle felted John Arbon figure, etc etc, we would love to see it all!

Find out more about the mill membership HERE.
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How to become a John Arbon Mill Member!

As we promised, here is some more information regarding the launch of our new MILL MEMBERSHIP!
And how you can also get a chance to WIN your very own FREE Mill Membership!!!!!!!!!!!!…

To start, this is the card that you will receive if you sign up for the John Arbon Textiles Mill Membership…

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It is a fantastic needle gauge Membership Card and, as a Mill Member, it will be sent to you in a special new John Arbon Texitles project bag, along with a mini skien of Knit by Numbers, a button badge … and a choice of either a bag of tops OR a skien of yarn OR a pair of socks!

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ANNUAL OPEN WEEKEND AND MEMBERSHIP LAUNCH

So our 2nd annual Mill Open Weekend is almost upon us – the 16th and 17th May
…and we are very very excited indeed…

Not only because we want to show off our lovely new spinning machine Kevinson,
but because we will also be launching our brand new MILL MEMBERSHIP scheme!

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