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Posted on 29/01/2020

Brixton Windmill in new coffee table book

A new coffee table book, Secret London, includes photos of Brixton Windmill taken by London photographer Paul Marc Mitchell. Other locations featured include the Old Operating Theatre and Herb...

Posted on 14/01/2020

Taking a windmill to the USA from Netherlands

Jean Kerrigan reports on the fascinating story of a windmill in Holland, USA Recently we had a very special request at Brixton Windmill. Alisa Crawford, miller at De Zwaan (the Swan) windmill in...

Posted on 09/01/2020

Help us bag a cash boost from Tesco

Friends of Windmill Gardens are bidding to bag a cash boost from the Tesco Bags of Help initiative. Tesco works with Groundwork to run its community funding scheme, which sees grants of £2,000,...

Posted on 30/12/2019

Three generations of Ashbys visit Brixton Windmill

Just before Christmas three generations of Ashbys, the family that produced and sold flour at Brixton Windmill from 1816-1934, visited Brixton Windmill. The family group ranged from 10 to 88 years in...

Posted on 04/12/2019

Welcome to new staff

Two new part-time staff are being employed to help develop the new Brixton Windmill Centre, thanks to funding from Power to Change. Business Development Manager Lucy Bridal (left) starts work on 9...

Posted on 30/10/2019

Millers go to market

On a bright sunny but rather windy Sunday earlier this month, Brixton Windmill’s volunteer millers were at Herne Hill Market promoting the windmill and selling Brixton Flour. There was a lot of...