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Posted on 31/05/2016

Windmill Education Building Feasibility Study

At the end of May two organisations were appointed by Lambeth Council to carry out a feasibility study into four different options for the new education building in Windmill Gardens. The proposed...

Posted on 06/05/2016

Sailcloth returns for National Mills Weekend

To celebrate National Mills Weekend, we're planning to attach sailcloth to the common sails of Brixton Windmill for one day only, on Saturday 14 May. The sailcloth has been designed and printed by...

Posted on 22/03/2016

BBC Radio London features Brixton Windmill

On Tuesday 22 March the Robert Elms Show on BBC Radio London interviewed Jean Kerrigan, Chair of the Friends of Windmill Gardens. The interview was a chance to talk about the special events being...

Posted on 14/03/2016

SPAB Mills Section spring meeting

Three members of the Friends of Windmill Gardens attended the spring meeting of the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings (SPAB) Mills Section on 12 March. There were two themes for the...

Posted on 14/03/2016

Growing wheat in Lambeth parks

The Friends have been awarded a small grant to help increase the number of parks in Lambeth where heritage wheat is grown. Working in partnership with Brockwell Bake, among others, the aim is to...

Posted on 04/03/2016

New guidebook for 200th year

To celebrate Brixton Windmill's 200th anniversary, the Friends of Windmill Gardens have published a new guidebook. As well as describing the history of the Ashby family, who operated the mill for all...