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Posted on 23/05/2012

Repainting the windmill mural

The faded 30-year-old windmill mural on Lyham Road is being given a new lease of life. If Walls Could Speak is a new project to celebrate Brixton's murals, including oral history training, a new...

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 18/05/2012

Vice Chair of Friends is Lambeth Champion

Richard Santhiri, Vice Chair of the Friends of Windmill Gardens, received a Lambeth Champion Award at Lambeth Town Hall last night. Lambeth Champions are people or groups of people who go that extra...

Posted on 17/05/2012

Brixton Windmill scoops restoration award

Brixton Windmill has won a prestigious Museums and Heritage Award for conservation and restoration. Receiving the award at the ceremony and dinner on 16 May, Jean Kerrigan, Chair of Friends of...

Posted on 15/05/2012

National Mills Weekend

Jean Kerrigan and Nick Weedon report on a very successful open weekend We had a good weekend at Brixton Windmill with the special events for National Mills Weekend. More than 100 visitors signed our...

Posted on 15/05/2012

Sails turn on National Mills Weekend video

There is a short video (1min:29sec) on Flickr by Penny Steele of the sails turning on Saturday. Although the sails did turn by wind power earlier in the day (which unfortunately wasn't captured on...