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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,...

Posted on 06/09/2018

Modular Mill Maintenance: The Windmill Receives some TLC

Our volunteer millers recently noticed that the modular mill was sounding different and that the main drive shaft appeared to be sloping down on one side. Further inspections by Owslworth IJP...

Posted on 03/07/2018

Sprucing up Windmill Gardens

Regular users of the children’s playground in Windmill Gardens will have noticed that the play equipment has recently been repainted. It now looks much brighter, thanks to two corporate teams...