Trades parade to the Windmill

Written by on June 26, 2016 in Community, Council - 1 Comment

Trades_Parade_DSC_0069_750The Friends of Windmill Gardens, with Lambeth council and its contractor Veolia, organised its annual “trades parade” today (26 June). It went from Windrush Square to the Windmill, where a festival is under way until 5pm.

People wearing the attire of their trade were joined by samba and capoeira performers.

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Trades Parade samba June 2016
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Alan Slingsby moved to Brixton just as the 1981 uprising began. His nearest pub was the Effra and nearest off licence the Frontline — long gone in an earlier wave of closures of treasured community establishments. He works out of an office in St Matthews and before that the Bon Marché. Has edited newspapers for the National Union of Students and National Union of Teachers. Now makes a living designing magazines and books and anything else people will pay him for.

One Comment on "Trades parade to the Windmill"

  1. Brixhill June 26, 2016 at 4:21 pm ·

    Wasn’t very well advertised though

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