Steam Sunday

14 Apr 2024 - 20 Oct 2024
All Day

Enjoy the sights, sounds and smells of our working steam traction engine, the Empress of Britain, as our volunteers use steam coal to bring it to life.

Demonstrations, Events

National Mills Weekend

11 May 2024 - 12 May 2024
10:00 - 17:00

As part of National Mills Weekend (11 and 12 May), we’ll be running tours of our historic watermill and opening up the windpump at 11am and 2pm this Saturday and…

Events, Festival, Talks & Activities, Theatre/Poetry/Music Performance

East Anglian Storytelling Festival

17 May 2024 - 19 May 2024
All Day

The East Anglian Storytelling Festival is back for 2024! Experience live storytelling, music, ceilidhs, interactive sessions, creative activities and more.

Supper Club, Events, Festival, Talks & Activities, Theatre/Poetry/Music Performance

The Storyteller’s Supper with Taffy Thomas MBE

17 May 2024
18:00 - 20:00

As a special addition to the East Anglian Storytelling Festival, we welcome guests to immerse themselves in a 3-course storytelling supper with world renowned storyteller Taffy Thomas MBE.

Supper Club, Courses, Events, Family Activity, Talks & Activities, Workshop

Bread Week

25 May 2024 - 2 Jun 2024
10:00 - 17:00

Explore the history of bread production and experience the living story of our national staple through a wide range of activities, along with our crops, mill, wood fired oven and café.

Supper Club

The Mill Supper Club

31 May 2024
18:00 - 21:00

Bringing together farmers, millers, bakers and makers, this relaxed dinner and discussion will explore the future of bread alongside a delicious locally sourced menu.

Events, Talks & Activities

IFST Food Science Discovery Day

12 Jun 2024
10:00 - 16:00

Wednesday 12 June, 10am-4pm Explore the science behind how our food is made and sample delicious tasters! In celebration of the Institute of Food Science and Technology’s 60th Anniversary, join…

Supper Club, Events

Film and Pizza Night

14 Jun 2024
17:00 - 21:00

We’re launching our first film and pizza night at the Food Museum! Join us for delicious handmade pizza from our wood-fired pizza oven, along with a pizza-themed film.