Come and visit inner London's only surviving windmill. Learn about how windmills work, the inventors and engineers behind these remarkable buildings, and how people used them in the past. Come to this workshop and find out about the differences between post, tower and smock mills; and learn about Lambeth’s twelve windmills. Pupils will have an opportunity to invent their own wind-powered machine.
Tour of the windmill (up to the first floor; with smaller groups going to the upper floors)
Recite proverbs about windmills and milling
Creative activity: to make a moving windmill
Level: KS2: Y4, Y5 and Y6
Duration: 2 hours
Cost: £60 (Lambeth schools); £120 (non-Lambeth schools)
National Curriculum links: Science, Design and Technology and History