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The Challenge of Simplicity with Maggie Nicols, 22-25 May residential

If you are thinking about coming to the mill to explore the Challenge of Simplicity with Maggie Nicols in May, check out the interview below. It appeared in Canadian magazine Music Works in 2008. The article explores Maggie’s approach to music making, and her involvement, since the late 1960s, with community music and free improvisation. The Challenge of Simplicity is Maggie’s first ever residential event held at Melin Dolwion. Booking for the weekend is now available. Contact us to book […]

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We live in an old woollen mill

The world around us brims with history, even if we don’t always notice it. Sometimes it can be a bit covered over, while at other times the history of a place can sneak up and demand you take notice. We are very lucky to be living in small village, Drefach Felindre, that was once the centre of Wales’ booming woollen industry and is now home to the fantastic¬†National Wool Museum. In the museum you can learn about the histories of […]

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