Author: Catherine Hamilton

This month we are featuring one of our cafe volunteers – Carol Wizard. Carol has been helping out in the cafe for over three years. Tell us a bit about yourself – what do you do when you’re not volunteering? Besides Brixton Windmill, I also 
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Cook, Learn, Eat at Brixton Windmill Centre Monday 8 to Friday 12 April, 10am to 1pm APPLY HERE We are really excited to be offering a free week long cooking course for young people aged 11 to 16, thanks to funding from The Ironmongers’ Company.  
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Bookable Workshops for Spring 2024 We are excited to have three bookable events up live on our website – all of them celebrate our Brixton Windmill flour in different ways and provide hands-on experiences for adults and families. First up is our Milling and Baking 
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Life in Brixton at Brixton House Theatre Thank you to Brixton House theatre for photographing two of our FoWG volunteers – Priscilla and Allen – as part of their current Life in Brixton exhibition. Photographs were taken by Myah Jeffers and feature various local community 
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We ran our final big event of 2023 on Sunday 10 December. Although it was a very rainy start, visitors still arrived to visit Father Christmas in the Windmill Grotto and tickets were soon sold out. This year’s elves were fantastic and were kept fuelled 
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Meet Alex Preusser – our volunteer of the month for December  Alex is 15, and started volunteering at Brixton Windmill earlier this year to gain credits for his Duke of Edinburgh Award Tell us a bit about yourself – what do you do when you’re 
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Warm Space Wednesdays – 1pm to 3pm from 22 November  We are happy to be opening up Brixton Windmill Centre again this year to offer a warm space for local residents during the winter months.  Thanks to Lambeth Council for providing us with funding to 
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The 27th September was a night to remember at the Windmill Centre. Our 2023 annual talk saw a tour de force from vice chair and Friends long-term member, Nick Weedon. He had the audience on the edge of their seats, craning forward to see images 
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Sunday 3 September – A successful day for our volunteers  This month we ran a milling and baking workshop for some of our volunteers. They learnt how to make sourdough loaves with former volunteer and baker @hhannington_ and had the chance to mill their own 
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Friends of Windmill Gardens 20th Anniversary Celebrations In 2023 it’s 20 years since the formation of Friends of Windmill Gardens. Our celebrations include our upcoming Annual Talk on Wednesday 27 September where we’ll be looking back at the history of the organisation and it’s achievements 
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