Get Sarehole Mill milling again!

by Sarehole Mill in Moseley, England, United Kingdom

We did it
On 4th March 2019 we successfully raised £8,725 with 243 supporters in 35 days

Sarehole Mill is a treasured Birmingham landmark. Help our charity restore the waterwheel to full working order. Get the Mill milling again!

by Sarehole Mill in Moseley, England, United Kingdom

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Marcel Aubron-Bülles 26th February 2019

It's absolutely splendid to see Birmingham Museums are doing such an amazing work and I am very much looking forward to seeing Sarehole Mill again this year! P.S. And it's an added bonus to any Tolkien fan to have a look around :)

Paul Baker 8th February 2019

I wonder if you've thought about fitting some sort of grille to the outflow to catch large debris and prevent a recurrence of the problem. Flooding is hopefully rare, but it's unlikely to be a unique event.

Lynsey Rutter 8th February 2019

The final donation to reach the stretch target!!! Very excited to get the mill back in action and can't wait to bake with the flour!

Sarah Devons 5th February 2019

I grew up on Sarehole Road back in the 1970,s and 80,s, my back garden backed onto the park and I have many happy memories. A couple of years ago I took my children to the mill and they loved the place as much as I do so when I saw your request on Midlands today I had to help. I hope my family and many other families can make some lovely memories to treasure in the future.

The Tolkien Society 5th February 2019

The Trustees of The Tolkien Society are very pleased to be able to support Birmingham Museums Trust's Sarehole Mill, with the Mill team's project to restore the water wheel and return the Mill to flour-milling again, given JRR Tolkien's childhood links to the Mill and the surrounding area.

Louise Meakin 5th February 2019

I've lived near the mill for most of my life, visited it frequently at primary school - hoping others will now get the same wonderful experiences I was lucky enough to have!


This project offers rewards in return for your donation.

£25 or more

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A bag of Sarehole Mill's stoneground flour

One of the first bags of flour to be milled using the newly working waterwheel. Great for bread making! Collect your bag of fresh stoneground flour from Sarehole Mill during opening hours.

£10 or more

Thank You!

Your name will be appear on the Sarehole Mill acknowledgement board.

£50 or more

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Join us to celebrate all things bread!

Tickets for you and one friend to Breadfest at Sarehole Mill on 18 August 2019. Join us for a celebration of the mighty loaf and all things bread.

£150 or more

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VIP tour of the Mill

Your chance to get a unique insight into the bakehouse restoration project and the history of the Mill! A VIP tour of this charming heritage building for you and up to nine friends.

£750 or more

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Learn to Mill with the Sarehole Millers

Spend the day with our volunteer Millers. You and one friend will have the chance to get hands-on with this historic machinery under the watchful eyes of our Millers. A sandwich lunch will also be provided in the Millers Tea Room.

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