Friends of

Upminster Windmill

Events Diary


Family Archaeology Day


Friday 28th July 2017


Come and see our excavation site and help us uncover more history. We will a variety of activities including an exhibition, do your own dig, and object handling.


Open Archaeology Weekend


Sat 22nd & Sun 23rd July 2017

Both days 10am-4pm 

We will have some of our finds on display and even some finds for you to handle. You will be able to take part in some of the excavations looking for the Victorian Gardens and paths.

Fenwick Treasure

Fenwick Treasure Talk

Thursday 27th July 2017​

Talk at Upminster Windmill Visitor Centre- 7pm

To celebrate the Festival Of Archaeology we will be hosting a talk about the Fenwick Treasure. Join Adam Wightmas as he informs us about this hoard of Roman Jewellery. This is a free talk, spaces are limited so booking is required. To book call Charlotte on 01708 642919 or email 

Millers Scissors

Millers Scissors​

A talk and a demonstration

At 1030-1230 the group will give a meet on the 22nd May to practice their smocking skills.  Please contact Charlotte to book your place. Also see Newsletter for further details.

AGM of the Friends​

15th May 2017



The AGM will be held in the NEW VISITOR CENTRE at 7.30 pm


Coffee afternoons 

29 March 17

29 March 2017 at 2.30 - The Old Chapel

For the Friends, Volunteers and welcome new members interested in the work being done to restore the Windmill.

19 April 2017 at 2.30 - New Visitor Centre

 For the Friends, Volunteers and welcome new members interested in the work being done to restore the Windmill.

Removal of the Cap 

May 27th, 2016

The Cap is removed

The cap was gently removed and lowered to the ground as if it was delicate glass.  Soon it will be on its way to Holland for refurbishment. 

Picture by Andrew Conway.

The Dust Floor 

May 27th, 2016

The Dust floor as you have never seen it.

Once the cap was removed the Dust Floor was open to the elements.   This is the view from above with the wallower still in place

Picture by Andrew Conway.

Archives - A request

April, 2016

We have a huge archive of memorabilia about the Windmill but many of the records are incomplete.  Would you please send us (or contact us for collection) ANY old postcards, newspaper articles, magazine articles, photographs, objects, drawings or documents that refer to the Windmill.  We will simply copy what you send us and we will return the originals.  Anything and everything is of interest.

Upminster Windmill is managed on behalf of the London Borough of Havering by The Friends of Upminster Windmill. Registered Charity 1162180


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