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Farfield Mill

Farfield Mill is a historically significant woollen mill in the Yorkshire Dales National Park. It has been preserved for the last 30 years as a home to a thriving community of creative businesses, including weavers, jewellers, quilters, leatherworkers, artists and felters.

Farfield Mill - What They Do

What they do

Farfield Mill provides a place for artists and weavers to work, giving access to high quality art and crafts and celebrating the history of wool and weaving. Read more

Financial performance

There are several ways the Farfield Mill project gains income through activities undertaken by both the charity and by the trading company Sedbergh Enterprises Limited, including admissions, sales, exhibitions, education, rent and weaving.

First interest payment


Forecast return

1% interest per year

Social performance

Farfield Mill - Social Performance

Farfield Mill has developed a reputation regionally as a centre for weaving, textiles, art, and traditional and contemporary craft and design, providing two gallery spaces showcasing exhibitions of regional, national and international standing.

  • Key social performance indicator

    20 craftspeople

    livelihoods supported

Governance and people

Who benefits

Farfield Mill - Who Benefits

Farfield Mill provides space for local artists and craftspeople at affordable rents, clusters artists together to increase their potential customers, contributes about £150,000 a year to the creative economy of the Sedbergh area and has consistently provided employment in the area for over 200 years.

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