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Frogmore Paper Mill Tour

September 22 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
£16

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Join this fascinating guided mill tour devoted to the history of papermaking. Frogmore Paper Mill offers a uniquely active visitor experience.

You can make your own handmade paper, see unique artisan papers formed before your eyes, on our 1902 Fourdrinier No.4 paper machine. View the 1895 Fourdrinier No.2 and recently installed, Cylinder Mould Machine (No.5) invented by John Dickinson himself; yes, he of Basildon Bond fame. The history, the connections and innovations that started in the Gade Valley from 1803 onwards, together with the 2,000+ year story of paper and the magic of paper production, never fails to fascinate all ages.

The Trust will also operate their recently refurbished canal boat, The Bryan Donkin, for a trip along to the Grand Union Canal and back again. In addition there is the paper shop, a pleasant riverside café, gallery and museum to explore.

A tea or coffee will be served on arrival and included in the price.

All events will comply with government guidelines on Covid-19, applicable at the time.  If any Covid-19 outbreaks occur, or new restrictions are imposed, the event will be cancelled and a full refund given.

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Details
Date:
September 22
Time:
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Cost:
£16
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Organiser
Lucy Davies
Phone:
01494 490746
Email:
lucydavies@chilternsociety.org.uk
Venue
Frogmore Paper Mill
Fourdrinier Way
Apsley, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire HP3 9RY
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