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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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Looking for a unique present this gifting season? Our shop has lots of beautiful, unique gift ideas inspired by the windmill.
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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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FoWG receives three-year grant from City Bridge Trust, the City of London Corporation’s charity funder. FoWG will work in partnership with Share Community and Urban Canopy to deliver gardening workshops in Windmill Gardens from 2023 to 2026 We are pleased to announce we have received 
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Windmill Gardens awarded the coveted Green Flag Award as it is officially recognised as one of the country’s best parks.  In a record-breaking year, Windmill Gardens is raising its prestigious Green Flag Award – a huge thank you to all our gardening volunteers for making 
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We ran our first ever Family Games & Sports Day on Sunday 9 July – a big thanks to Allen Turing for being our lead volunteer on this one. It was a great way to encourage local families and residents to get active in Windmill 
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