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Posted on 15/06/2013

Engine of terror

Jean Kerrigan, Chair of the Friends of Windmill Gardens, featured in a programme about Brixton Prison on BBC Radio 4 last Wednesday. The programme, Engine of Terror, was about the prison treadmill,...

Posted on 21/05/2012

Brixton Windmill on prison radio

Regular listeners to BBC Radio London will know that Brixton Windmill has been featured several times. But now it’s also to be included in a programme aired from its next-door neighbour,...

Posted on 25/02/2019

Chiwetel Ejiofor visits Brixton Windmill

Chiwetel Ejiofor, star of 12 Years a Slave, visited Brixton Windmill as part of his promotion for his new film The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind. The film tells the story of William Kamkwamba, a...

Posted on 28/01/2019

Repairs at Brixton Windmill to start soon

Jean Kerrigan reports on repairs needed to grade II* listed Brixton Windmill Lambeth Council are paying for repairs to address damp and water ingress in Brixton Windmill. A pre-start meeting will be...

Posted on 30/10/2018

Green energy today

 Ann Lee reports on the third annual Brixton Windmill lecture, held in Lambeth Town Hall on Wednesday 26 September.  Two expert speakers explored the history of renewable energy and its potential...

Posted on 13/10/2018

Welcome back to Brixton Windmill’s sails

We are all extremely happy to see the sails mounted back onto the windmill and to see them shining in the sun on these warm autumnal days. The stocks (beams) and sweeps (sails) have been refurbished,...