You are here:

> > Blog

Welcome to our blog

This is to prevent automatic submissions.
Filter by date
Categories
agm angels award annual general meeting apotropaic marks archive art art in the park ashby family ashby mill baker bbc london bbc radio 4 benefit night bicentenary big draw blenheim gardens estate brixton brixton cornercopia brixton experience brixton market brixton prison brixton time machine brixton village brixton windmill brockwell bake bulb planting bulbs windmill gardens wheat park group park burgh le marsh cap children's playground christmas social daisy wheels elections eley kishimoto english heritage english heritage angel awards entertainment events executive executive committee exhibition families fantail festival film flamenco flour flour fund flour power folk music football fowg friends of windmill gardens funding fundraising gingerbread great exhibition great exhibition 2012 green flag community award green pennant group visits guided tours guided visits hagberg test hallowe'en hands on mural hanson's mill harvest festival harvest lunch heritage lottery fund herne hill history holgate windmill restoration nillstones grade ii honest loaf house mill lambeth archives lambeth council local history loughborough farm loughborough junction loughborough junction action group lyham road maintenance map maud foster mill media coverage media interviews mike hall milling monday mills millwrights morley gallery mural museums and heritage award music national mills weekend old post office bakery open days open house open house weekend our big gig owlsworth painting park windmill gardens ping pong friends sport party photo placements querns real bread maker week restoration ric kemp ric kemper robert elms robert elms show sailcloth sails secret london walks society for the protection of ancient buildings song south london press spab station steel pan tai chi training upminster windmill visit volunteer co-ordinator volunteering volunteers wheat wheat park harvest windmill gardens windmill festival windmill gardens windmill gardens park brixton hill windmill gardens wheat heritage park windmill loaf windmill mural windmill pub windmill walk windmills Show all

Visit the Brixton Windmill Restoration Wordpress blog to view our full blog archive

Posted on 30/05/2014

New bench donated by Ashby family

At the end of May we had four very special visitors to Windmill Gardens. Three descendants of John Ashby - the first miller at Brixton Windmill after it was built in 1816 - and one of their friends...

Posted on 09/11/2012

Descendant of John Ashby visits Brixton Windmill

Jean Kerrigan reports We had a surprise visitor at Brixton Windmill on Thursday. Alistair McLaurin, who can trace his ancestry back to John Ashby the first miller at Brixton Windmill, travelled up...

Posted on 31/01/2012

Interview with Henry Ashby

Jean Kerrigan and Lisa Rigg went on the 10 January 2012 to interview Henry Ashby - the great, great, great, great, great grandson of the original miller, John Ashby. He told us some interesting...

Posted on 26/01/2012

Nursery class meets Hannah Ashby

Forty six children came to the Windmill today to meet 'Hannah Ashby' (the wife of John Ashby) and hear her story of the Little Red Hen. The children also made their own little red hens with felt,...

Posted on 13/09/2011

Successful first open day since restoration

Forty visitors completed visits inside Brixton Windmill when we finally opened for free guided tours for two hours last Sunday afternoon. Full of praise Our special first-day visitors were full of...