FoWG Activities

Friends of Windmill Gardens Activities

Milling flour

  • Our volunteer millers milled right through the winter.
  • We continued to donate flour to 2 local food banks

Looking after the park

  • Our volunteer gardeners planted up the new terraced garden.
  • They helped create a new orchard area in the park – planting 7 young fruit trees.

New windmill activity pack

  • Our PA worked with Chris to re-design the resource pack for 4-7yrs.
  • We improved the original pack adding new activities based on feedback.
    2,000 packs were printed and then collated by volunteers.
  • We distributed packs to all Windmill Cluster Schools Yr1 / 2, local food banks, the BGRMO (for children on the local estate) and at the CEFLyncx Easter Camp.
  • Further distribution including to Roupell Park estate families to follow.
  • This project was funded by a generous City Bridge grant.

Recipe Cards

  • We also produced 6 recipe cards and a flour facts sheet on wipeable gloss laminated card.
  • All cards designed by Chris Patton
  • Recipes – using Brixton Windmill  Flour – were all created by volunteers.
  • 2,500 cards have been printed.
  • Distribution will be to food banks together with Brixton Windmill flour.
  • This project is also funded by the City Bridge Trust .

Collaboration with CEFLyncx

  • Easter training scheme for 14-16year olds participating in CEFL’s holiday play scheme.
  • We delivered daily Multimedia Workshops working with local company Photofusion
  • Areas explored: Photography – polaroid images, silhouettes, black and white images, portraits and collage. As well as Podcasts and Video Editing.
  • All activities were centred around the theme of friendships and building healthy relationships.