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Our rhubarb cake made with locally grown rhubarb and Brixton Windmill wholemeal flour is a firm favourite with our visitors  and volunteer guides on open days.
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In 1862, the Ashby family stopped grinding corn by wind power at Brixton and moved their milling operation to a watermill at Mitcham until 1902. Penny Steele investigates the story of the Ashby watermill.
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Volunteer fundraiser
"Being able to commit, even if for only an hour or two a month, makes such a difference to organisations like Friends of Windmill Gardens."
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Our brand new activity pack contains lots of exciting projects to keep children and families occupied, including puzzles, colouring sheets and craft activities, such as making masks and bunting.
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Lead miller
"I've volunteered in a lot of places but I’ve never done anything like this before! It’s been a way to get familiar with everyone keeping this living, breathing windmill still going after all these years."
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Many thanks to Nicola, an FoWG supporter, for sharing her recipe for Irish soda bread made with Brixton Windmill flour.
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If you like puzzles, why not try out our online jigsaws of Brixton Windmill? We've created two puzzles, one easy, one a bit trickier, to keep you occupied during the lockdown.
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This 1906 postcard of the Old Mill, Brixton Hill, was posted at 9pm on 22 December 1906 to an address in Herne Hill. The stamp cost a halfpenny.
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Can you help? We need your donations to help us continue delivering flour to local foodbanks.
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Because of the Covid-19 outbreak, Tesco stopped the voting early in its Bags of Help scheme and will distribute the money equally among all three shortlisted groups.
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