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Posted on 25/02/2016

Springcleaning the millstones

Millwrights Paul and Nick from Owlsworth IJP visited Brixton Windmill today for their monthly maintenance check. While they were there, they supervised a group of Friends lifting the stones of the...

Posted on 08/01/2016

Update on campaign for new education centre

A huge thank you to everyone who signed our petition, on paper or online, to Lambeth Council to take action on the promise for a new education centre in Windmill Gardens. Before Christmas...

Posted on 08/01/2016

Free tai chi classes starting on 16 January

Friends of Windmill Gardens have been successful in gaining funding from the Mayor of London to organise free tai chi exercise sessions in Windmill Gardens, Brixton Hill, on Saturday mornings,...

Posted on 02/01/2016

Poem to celebrate 200th anniversary

Julio Varela is a great fan of Brixton Windmill. Originally from Spain, he used to live in Brixton and took part in our Mill Memories project in 2014, sharing stories of hiding flour during rationing...

Posted on 04/12/2015

Growing heritage wheat in Ruskin Park

The Friends of Windmill Gardens have teamed up with the Friends of Ruskin Park and Brockwell Bake to grow a patch of heritage wheat that can be ground at the windmill. Last Saturday a group of...

Posted on 20/11/2015

Update on petition to save windmill education programme

A big thank you to everyone who worked so hard over the past week to get signatures on our petition to Lambeth Council asking them to reverse their decision to delay the new Windmill education...