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Posted on 23/03/2012

Brixton Windmill shortlisted for prestigious award

Brixton Windmill has been shortlisted for a Museums and Heritage Award for Excellence 2012. The awards celebrate best practice within museums, galleries and heritage visitor attractions, and Brixton...

Posted on 20/03/2012

Hand millstones arrive from the Netherlands

The millwright, Hans Titulaer from Plasmolen in the Netherlands, has supplied the windmill with two hand millstones and a saddle stone for visitors to use. Andy Forbes, from Brockwell Bake,...

Posted on 20/03/2012

Streatham Wells welcomes in the Spring equinox

The Spring equinox brought our first group of school children inside the windmill today. Thirty year one children from Streatham Wells visited the Meal floor of the windmill. They were intrigued by...

Posted on 20/03/2012

Herbert Morrison School mills flour

Thirty year three children from Herbert Morrison Primary School in Vauxhall were the first group to use the windmill's hand millstones. On Wednesday 14 March 2012 I visited the school with a bag of...

Posted on 20/03/2012

Streatham Wells makes bread

On the 15 March 2012 Streatham Wells Primary School made 15 loaves. Two groups made bread using yeast whilst the other two groups made soda bread using bicarbonate of soda and yoghurt. It was hot...

Posted on 19/03/2012

Gingerbread surprise for local residents

Nancy Platts reports on a sweet way of thanking local residents for their support The Friends of Windmill Gardens delivered a surprise gingerbread brunch to residents living next to Brixton Windmill...