Get involved…

  • Leigh Spinners Mill is looking for volunteers. The engine house and heritage centre is open every Saturday from 10-12 where volunteers are currently working on restoring the engine and other textile machinery, helping to display the growing collection of memorabilia that has been donated and are always greatful for extra help. Painting and general maintenance of the engine house, learning space, heritage centre and work beginning on the new entrance and mill floors, offers plenty of opportunity to get 'hands on' and to help with the restoration of the mill.
  • The education group are looking for volunteers to join their team to assist in planning resources for school visits and liase with schools to organise trips that will meet the national curriculum, showcasing the mill and history of Leigh. You can help behind the scenes by contacting schools and planning activities and/or be involved in helping to run the activites during the school visits.
  • In the coming months there will be opportunities to volunteer in many different roles such as manning the reception desk, offering tours, being available to chat to our visitors, helping with administration of donations and exhibits, working through the archives of the mill and many more so please keep an eye on the website for updates.
  • Please feel free to either come and see us on a Saturday 10am-12pm or email us at for more information.