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Posted on 31/01/2012

Baking bread with Corpus Christi

Lisa Rigg went into Corpus Christi today to bake some Irish soda bread and other breads using yeast with 45 nursery children. Using buttermilk and bicarbonate of soda we made four soda breads in the...

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 26/01/2012

Vote for Brixton Windmill!

The Great Exhibition 2012 gives everyone the chance to nominate their own personal "Great" in Great Britain, in the year that we celebrate the Queen's diamond jubilee and host the Olympic Games. We...

Posted on 17/01/2012

A visit to Dulwich Picture Gallery

On Friday 13 January 2012, Lisa with two classes from Hillmead Primary School visited the Dulwich Picture Gallery to look at windmill paintings by Ruisdael and Constable. Roberto, the gallery's...

Posted on 17/01/2012

A visit from Hillmead Primary School

On the 11 and 12 January 2012 Lisa Rigg, the Education and Development Officer, welcomed two classes from Hillmead Primary School. The children and their teachers got stuck into some observational...