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Thursday 17 May 19.00
Guided visit to Berkswell Windmill
Windmill Lane, Balsall Common, West Midlands CV7 7GY

Berkswell Windmill - CV7 7GY

Built in 1826 on the site of a previous postmill, Berkswell Windmill is probably the least-known of the area's heritage buildings, despite being a Scheduled Monument. It is a typical Warwickshire tower mill, and also the most complete example, with its sails and all its internal machinery and tools for making flour and animal feed intact.

Owner Jeanette McGarry and her team of volunteers open the mill to visitors once a month through the summer, but we will be enjoying our own special tour on 17 May. The internal workings of the mill can all be seen, though in recent times the opportunity to drive it from the wind has been much limited by the growth of surrounding mature trees. It is also threatened with being marooned in the centre of a large new housing development. https://www.facebook.com/BerkswellWindmill/

Note start time - 7pm
HEOG members and under-18s free, non-members £4.

Directions: Windmill Lane runs between Waste Lane (B4101) in Balsall Common and the Kenilworth Road (A452) just north of its junction with the A4177 (Evesons Fuel Depot). Parking is on the roadside - please park carefully to avoid obstructing traffic.

Forthcoming Events 2018

Saturday 16 June 14.30
Visit to Vale Head Biodynamic Farm, Ruskin Mill Land Trust

Saturday 14 July 14.30 (note change of date)
Packwood House Kitchen Garden guided tour

Monday 17 September 19.30
Speaker to be confirmed

We have an ongoing programme of talks and visits in preparation. Please contact us if you would like to join our email list and be sent details of events as soon as they are available.

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Directions to
Kenilworth Senior Citizens Club
Wilton Court, Abbey End Car Park, Kenilworth, CV8 1QJ

Kenilworth Senior Citizens Club is part of the Wilton Court Assisted Living complex and the entrance is located in Abbey End Car Park, to the rear of The Almanac Restaurant, postcode CV8 1QJ.

Parking is adjacent to the entrance in Abbey End Car Park, which is behind the shops facing the Clock Tower. Additional parking in Square West car park, signposted to left of the Holiday Inn (see map).

Please note that the car parks are pay & display, including evening and overnight (50p after 6pm).

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If you would like to pay your subscription for the Heart of England Organic Group, please use the on-line membership form and follow the instructions on the form.

New Members and Guests

Guests and new members are always welcome at our events. They can come along as guests before they join for a small fee. Contact Ross if you’d like to come along.

for more details and directions please contact

Heart of England Organic Group
6 Waverley Road, Kenilworth, CV8 1JN
Tel. 01926 852135 email: ¨info@heog.org.uk¨