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Posted on 30/07/2012

New interpretation boards

We're delighted that new interpretation boards have been installed on the wall near Brixton Windmill in Windmill Gardens. The three boards give a brief history of the windmill, show a 19th-century...

Posted on 25/07/2012

Flying pigs?

Last open weekend, we received a visit from George Layzell of Crawley, whose research into his family tree showed that his great great grandfather Walter Layzell had worked at Brixton Windmill in...

Posted on 16/07/2012

Football Festival 2012

Last Saturday morning, nine teams turned up for the five-a-side football festival in Windmill Gardens. They included teams from Blenheim Gardens Estate, Roupell Estate, Axtell Football Club (based...

Posted on 15/07/2012

The Brixton Time Machine

The Brixton Time Machine is a heritage art project exploring the entertainment history of Brixton since 1910. During the last 100 years of cultural, social and political change, generations of people...

Posted on 05/07/2012

Brixton's best-kept secret

A couple of months ago, Nelly Diancova, a student at the London Film Academy, came and interviewed some of the Friends of Windmill Gardens for a film she was making about Brixton Windmill. We were...

Posted on 03/07/2012

Visit to House Mill

Jean Kerrigan reports on a volunteer visit to the House Mill in east London Eleven Friends who all regularly volunteer as guides and stewards at Brixton Windmill enjoyed a wonderful visit to the...