Volunteers

Friday 22 July, 7pm to 9pm  Brixton Windmill Friends and volunteers will be celebrating the life of Jeff Thomas on Friday 22nd July. You are invited to join us to remember Jeff who died in January this year. We first met Jeff in September 2015 
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Due to the planned departures of three existing Board members, we are now looking for three new Trustees. As well as fully contributing to the FoWG Board, we would like each of the new Trustees to fulfil one of the following roles, which we have 
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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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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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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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'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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'I have met lovely inspiring people, it has allowed me to take part safely in volunteering during the lockdown, it's been a help to me to help others. It has given me an insight into how community spaces can work and a lot of hope for the future.'
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Volunteer baker
"I lost my job due to the Covid situation, and FoWG has been that little light that's kept me going. I see great things in the future for the Friends."
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Volunteer miller
"There are loads of different roles available here, and within a few months I had already branched into other areas of volunteering at the windmill. I love that my role here can be so varied."
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