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Posted on 06/10/2011

Holgate mills grain again

It was a momentous occasion at Holgate Windmill, near York, yesterday, as they milled grain for the first time since 1933. Their millwright Tom supervised the event as the millstones were driven with...

Posted on 02/10/2011

Up the Junction

Anthea Masey, a member of the Friends of Windmill Gardens, is also involved with the Loughborough Junction Action Group. She tells us about Up the Junction Arts Salon this Wednesday, where you can...

Posted on 01/10/2011

Floury fun

Drawing pictures with lentils, wheat and flour seems fitting for a windmill - and visitors to Brixton Windmill this afternoon were able to join in the fun, as part of the Big Draw. Rangoli is a...

Posted on 26/09/2011

History walks with Lambeth archivists

Talking of Lambeth Archives, you may be interested in the history walks being organised throughout October through Lambeth's parks. Each walk will be accompanied by an archivist - a great chance for...

Posted on 26/09/2011

Lambeth Archives Open Day

It's a busy weekend for the Friends of Windmill Gardens. As well as providing guides and stewards for tours of Brixton Windmill on Saturday, and helping out with the Flour Power event, we also have a...

Posted on 26/09/2011

Flour Power on Saturday 1 October

Family fun with flour! Come and join Momtaz Begum-Hossain and Lisa Rigg to make a large collaborative drawing using flour, food dye and other natural materials. This FREE workshop will introduce you...