Author: Lucy Bridal

We’ve been awarded a National Lottery Heritage Fund grant to expand volunteering in the community. Friends of Windmill Gardens have been awarded a grant of £96,788 by The National Lottery Heritage Fund to develop and diversify volunteering opportunities at Brixton Windmill.  This exciting heritage project, 
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  On April 26th we launched a new weekly club for local residents living near to the windmill. The Brixton Windmill Community Club (BWCC) takes place each Thursday from 10am-1pm at the new centre in Windmill Gardens. It is for older local residents living in 
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  This April, members of Brixton Windmill’s park and gardening volunteers planted heritage wheat in the terraced garden next to Brixton Windmill. It is now growing well and we look forward to harvesting it in late summer.   We first planted heritage wheat in the 
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Members of FoWG’s Tai Chi and Gardening groups had a great day out at Kew Gardens on June 9th when we visited as part of Kew’s Community Open Week. Staff and volunteers at Kew had organised a day of free and enjoyable activities. We started 
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After an absence of two years due to Covid lockdowns, the 2022 Beer & Bread Festival held on the first May Bank Holiday returned bigger and better than ever! The park was full and the beer was flowing. Thanks must go to Brixton Brewery for 
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I have been a volunteer for about 6 months, and have mainly been involved in baking and helping with the pop-up café and the shop in the Windmill Centre, also helping the team on open days.
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You can now buy our stoneground wholemeal flour, milled from locally sourced organic wheat by Click & Collect.
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I’ve lived on the estate for 21 years and always had it in my mind to see what was going on locally, in order to see if I could help out and meet new people. The windmill seemed the obvious choice, because let’s face it… it’s cool as…😜
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Brixton Windmill volunteer Ann Lee introduces a series on the past and future of wind-driven energy This November sees the first United Nations summit on climate change to be hosted by the UK. The Conference of Parties (COP for short) is the foremost global forum 
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'I love interacting and welcoming parents and children visiting the cafe with a warm smile. Seeing the excitement on people's faces discovering Brixton Windmill for the first time is also nice.'
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