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A unique mill in the heart of London

Welcome to Brixton Windmill!

If you're interested in visiting Brixton Windmill see our Visit page for more details. For other events in the park, see the What's on page.

  • The Friends of Windmill Gardens will have a stall at the Lambeth Local History Fair on 1 September, 10.30am-4.30pm, at the Omnibus Theatre, 1 Clapham Common Northside, SW4 0QW.
  • As part of the 2018 London Design Festival and Brixton Design Trail, Brixton Windmill will be hosting Variable 01, an audio / visual / architectural installation, on 15 and 16 September.
  • Our ever popular bat walk with Dr Iain Boulton returns on 20 September - bat detectors supplied.
  • The third annual Windmill Lecture on 26 September at Lambeth Town Hall looks at green energy today, with speakers Agamemnon Otero and Derek Taylor.
  • Keep up to date with with information about the windmill by signing up for our email newsletters.
  • Have your say on the management plan for Windmill Gardens, which includes proposals for future developments in the park.
  • Our tai chi classes in Windmill Garden are held every Saturday11am-12pm. We ask for a small donation to pay our tutors.
  • What have you made with Brixton Windmill flour? Post a picture of your creation and we'll include it in our gallery! You can buy our flour at our open days or from several local outlets
  • Are you interested in becoming a miller? Check our volunteering information page to find out about more volunteering opportunities.

Brixton Windmill was 200 years old in 2016. You can see videos of several bicentenary events on our YouTube channel, including one of National Mills Weekend 2016, when we dressed the common sails in sailcloth designed and printed by Eley Kishimoto, our creative ambassador for the year.

Education centre Find out more about plans for a new education centre in Windmill Gardens

Mural painting in Windmill Gardens

Our image gallery includes a collection of photos of Brixton Windmill before, during and after restoration, as well as events in Windmill Gardens

Educational visits Find out more about our education programme of school visits

Friends of Windmill Gardens

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The Friends of Windmill Gardens is a local residents' group that holds regular events in the park and provides volunteer guides for visits to the windmill.

  • Get involved as a volunteer
  • Catch up with the latest on our blog
  • Support us by becoming a member
  • See photos of our activities on Flickr

The Friends of Windmill Gardens were formed in 2003 to raise the profile of Brixton Windmill and campaign for its restoration. Now the mill is working again, we are helping to educate visitors and improve the surrounding park.

New education centre

Plans for new education centre in 2017 - click here for more information!

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