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Posted on 28/01/2019

Repairs at Brixton Windmill to start soon

Jean Kerrigan reports on repairs needed to grade II* listed Brixton Windmill Lambeth Council are paying for repairs to address damp and water ingress in Brixton Windmill. A pre-start meeting will be...

Posted on 20/01/2019

First Windmill Festive Bake Off

Alice Cornelius reports on the inaugural Festive Bake Off Contest Sunday 16 December was a chilly but jolly winter’s day in the Windmill Gardens, where people and families flocked to enjoy...

Posted on 22/11/2018

Wheat growing in Ruskin Park

The Friends of Windmill Gardens are collaborating with the Friends of Ruskin Park and the Brockwell Bake Association in a project to grow heritage wheat in Ruskin Park to be harvested in 2019. The...

Posted on 12/11/2018

A visit to one of Holland’s oldest windmills

Jean Kerrigan visits a special windmill in Holland In late September we had two special visitors at Brixton Windmill. Tom Kreuning and Joan Harmsen had travelled from Holland and wanted to see...

Posted on 30/10/2018

Green energy today

 Ann Lee reports on the third annual Brixton Windmill lecture, held in Lambeth Town Hall on Wednesday 26 September.  Two expert speakers explored the history of renewable energy and its potential...

Posted on 13/10/2018

Welcome back to Brixton Windmill’s sails

We are all extremely happy to see the sails mounted back onto the windmill and to see them shining in the sun on these warm autumnal days. The stocks (beams) and sweeps (sails) have been refurbished,...