Monthly Archives: April 2011

Restored interior

Just to whet your appetite for the grand reopening of Brixton Windmill on Monday, here are some photos of the newly restored interior. There will be guided tours of the windmill on Monday afternoon, starting at about 3.45pm, but numbers … Continue reading

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Jean Kerrigan on Robert Elms Show

Another nice bout of publicity for the re-opening of Brixton Windmill on Monday 2 May today, when the Chair of the Friends of Windmill Gardens, Jean Kerrigan, was interviewed on the Robert Elms Show on Radio London. If you missed … Continue reading

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Spring newsletter

The spring newsletter of the Friends of Windmill Gardens is now available online. It includes a photo timeline of the restoration and details of the opening and summer programme of events. You can also pick up a printed copy at … Continue reading

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Planting heritage wheat and barley

Over the weekend, hard-working volunteers from the Friends of Windmill Gardens planted up a bed of heritage wheat and barley on the ridge behind Brixton Windmill. Andy Forbes, secretary of the Brockwell Bake association, which provided the seeds from its stocks … Continue reading

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Invitation to launch

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Brixton Windmill in the Guardian

Did you know that today is World Heritage Day? Fittingly, we feature on the Guardian‘s website, with quotes about the personal significance of the windmill to Friends and local residents, and a plug for our opening parade on 2 May.

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Video of sails being replaced

If you were unable to visit Brixton Windmill when the sails were being replaced, you can watch a great video by Marco Windham that captures the whole process.

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