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Brixton Windmill announces activity programme for the year

Brixton Windmill’s programme for the year includes highlights like its Beer and Bread Festival, Art in the Park Harvest Festival and the fourth annual...

Volunteer at Brixton Windmill

A local charity in Brixton, the Friends of Windmill Gardens, is launching a new recruitment drive for volunteers at the iconic  Grade...

Brixton Windmill sails past funding target

Brixton Windmill’s Crowdfunder appeal for its new education centre raised more than £15,000 from nearly 200 supporters – comfortably passing its original target of...

Brixton Windmill appeal enters last week … what can you spare...

Donations to Brixton Windmill’s fundraising appeal for its new education centre reached a peak of £1,605 yesterday (25 June) and two anonymous donors to...

Work to start soon on Brixton Windmill learning centre

Work is finally about to begin on Brixton Windmill’s education centre. A contractor has been chosen and construction is due to start soon and...

Made in Brixton: Windmill Flour

Sacha Harrison meets Shaun Wilson, Head Miller at our wonderfully unlikely urban windmill. And bags a recipe for hyper-local home baking. Despite the gluten free...

From hoof to loaf – Brixton pupils see the start of...

Pupils from Brixton’s Hill Mead primary school were in Ruskin Park today to see shire horses Nobby and Heath plough another heritage wheat growing...

Brixton Brewery expansion could mean 30 new local jobs

Brixton Brewery is to partner with Heineken UK in a deal that will enable it to create about 30 new jobs locally and to expand...

Brixton’s TOMMYANDMARY – Not busking it

Eleanor Sharples meets a local band who are going places but, surprisingly, have yet to play The Windmill. Lost, the latest single by Brixton punk...

Brixton’s Windmill’s committed to live music – not money

Newer additions to Brixton’s music scene may sometimes get more publicity, but there’s one local venue that sets the benchmark for live performance –...

Brixton Windmill celebrates harvest

Folk came with their grain On days of joy and celebration At the glorious time of harvest With feelings of jubilation That's a verse from Ode to the...

Heritage and heroes of Brixton and around

Lambeth Heritage Festival returns for its fifth year in September, celebrating the history of the borough with over 60 events, many of them in...

Brixton Windmill features on special Royal Mail stamp

Royal Mail has issued a Windmills and Watermills special stamp. The “first day cover” features Brixton Windmill and six special edition stamps. They can...

Brixton windmill in line for £360,000 to fund new education centre

Brixton Windmill has more to celebrate in its 200th anniversary year after being granted £360,000 for the construction of a purpose built education centre...

Rebel Rebel: Hey babe let’s go out tonight

Brixton Design Trail returns for a third year as London Design Festival’s newest District starting this weekend and running till 25 September. This year’s theme...

Visit the Harvest Festival at Brixton Windmill

Brixton Windmill Harvest Festival, Sunday 18 September 2 - 5pm. Workshops, music and children's entertainment. As part of Open House London weekend Brixton Windmill...