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Posts by Steph Blunt

Green Flag flying once again at Stotfold Mill Meadows

Stotfold Mill Meadows Nature Reserve was recently announced as one of six open spaces in Bedfordshire recognised as some of the best community-run green spaces in the country in the UK’s National Green Flag Awards 2019.  Stotfold Nature Reserve has been the proud recipient of a Green Flag Award every year since 2012.  This is…

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On Your Marks, Get Set, Bake!

Could you be the next Bake Off winner?  Maybe not but there’s still every reason to pop down to Stotfold Mill to help you try, and here’s why Had to pop into the Mill recently and was with great delight that I stumbled across Jenny from The Mill’s Kingfisher Shop (or “Jenny from the Shop”…

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Don’t forget the Summer Art Exhibition taking place this Friday 28, Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 June at Stotfold Mill. Here’s a sneak preview of just some of the fantastic works on display and a little about some of the artists. Just enough to whet the appetite so make sure to come along this weekend and take a good look for yourself.

  John David Leather John lives in St. Neots, Cambs and Bury St Edmonds Suffolk. Painting mainly in oils he specialises in still-life subjects that visually jump out of the frame. His work has been sold in the UK, Australia, USA, Norway and Ireland. David Wells David is an international award-winning artist who paints mainly…

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Summer Art Exhibition 2019 at Stotfold Watermill

Friday 28, Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 June 2019 sees the very welcome return of the Summer Art Exhibition at Stotfold Watermill so make sure these dates are saved in your diary. Spend an afternoon at the Mill to see over 100 paintings by local artists from Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire. There’ll be everything from watercolour…

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How Well Do You Know Stotfold? Here’s how you can find out

In the world according to Wikipedia, Stotfold is described as follows: “Stotfold is a small town and civil parish in Bedfordshire.  Stotfold is thought to have gained its name from the northern drovers breaking their journey south at this point on the A1 Great North Road and penning their horses (stots) in enclosures (folds) before…

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“The best way to take care of the future is to take care of the present moment” – Thich Nhat Hanh – How a visit to Stotfold Nature Reserve can help restore and revitalise your inner self

In a world where it seems like every other badge, bag, t-shirt and mug (to name but a few) is reminding us to Keep Calm & Carry On, everyday pressures on everyday folk mean it’s not always easy to follow such sage advice. A quick trawl of the internet (oh the irony) shows one of…

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The Etonbury Green Wheel

Next Sunday, 19 May 2019, sees the launch of the walking route of the Etonbury Green Wheel.  Stotfold Mill will be one of the starting points for 3 walks that will lead to the Green Wheel “hub” at Etonbury Wood. This is where the official opening will take place and full details of event programme…

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