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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 06/05/2015

Marvellous Milling Monday

It didn't rain. Our volunteer millers looked incredibly smart in their windmill-branded dungarees, and the electric millstones worked splendidly all afternoon. Even so, visitors' demand for...

Posted on 02/12/2014

Volunteer millers produce first Brixton flour

Jean Kerrigan reports on the first flour produced at Brixton Windmill for 80 years On the last Friday in November, 12 Brixton Windmill volunteers attended our first training courses in milling flour,...

Posted on 19/09/2013

Leitir Corn Mill restoration project

The Kilcar Heritage Committee are about to embark on a project to restore Leitir Mill in Co. Donegal, Ireland. Patrick McBrearty, a member of the committee, visited Brixton Windmill this week to see...

Posted on 28/08/2013

Mill Memories update

To date, 18 people have taken part in the Mill Memories project. Interviewees include relatives of the original owners, the Ashbys; millwrights who worked on recent restorations; and local residents...

Posted on 03/05/2013

'Tales from the Mills' and other stories

Friends Richard Santhiri, Penny Steele and Shaun Wilson recently attended the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings (SPAB) Mills Section Spring meeting. The theme was ‘Tales from the...