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Competition: win tickets to see The Vaccines at Brixton Academy

We have some tickets to give away for The Vaccines' gig at Brixton Academy tomorrow night! Get involved... Indie rockers The Vaccines played one of...

Brixton Windmill appeal for support

The Friends of Windmill Gardens are appealing for support  to save the education programme at Brixton Windmill. You can sign the online petition here here The...

Windmill gets grinding for Milling Monday

Brixton Windmill is grinding again for the first time since 1934. This Bank Holiday weekend you can see how flour is being made in Lambeth's...

Local artists and cultural leaders respond to Lambeth’s culture cuts

Lambeth's Culture 2020 proposals see a diminishing pot of money funding a diminishing collection of public cultural resources. If fulfilled the proposals would see...

Millstones start turning at Brixton Windmill

The dedicated team at Brixton's very own 19th century windmill have celebrated grinding flour on electric-powered millstones for the first time. The 198-year-old mill, has...

Brixton Windmill Parade

We absolutely love the now annual festival to celebrate Brixton's own windmill, coming up this weekend. A parade will leave from Windrush Square this...

Badly Drawn Boy headlines Elliott Smith tribute at Brixton Windmill

Badly Drawn Boy’s headline set at the Windmill was a fractious end to a well-curated Elliott Smith tribute night. Our Features Editor, Keith Lewis,...

GUEST POST: Why have we stopped dancing?

In her latest guest post for the Brixton Blog, Catherine Martindale of Brixton band Poeticat wonders why gig-goers aren't dancing like they used to. A...

Back to the daily grind for Brixton Windmill

BY LAURICE LAIRD The Friends of Windmill Gardens (FoWG) have launched a crowd funding initiative to once again mill flour at the 197-year-old Brixton windmill. The group...

BRIX PICKS: June 17th – 23rd

Monday Brixton Rec offers a full timetable of Monday fitness classes designed to get your week off to a fit and healthy start. Choose...

Could you design Brixton Windmill card?

The Friends of Windmill Gardens, the charity that campaigned to get Brixton Windmill restored and reopened for public visits, are asking artists to submit...

BRIX & MORTAR: The Windmill

Written by Ruth Waters, arts co-editor, and Lizzie Kaye as part of Brix & Mortar, a celebration of Brixton's landmarks A celebration of Brixton’s architecture could...

Brix Picks: May 6th – 12th

Monday Find the feel-good community factor by heading down to the newly reopened Brixton Windmill for the public unveiling of Brixton’s newest mural –...

GUEST POST: Poeticat and friends host a night of music and...

Catherine Martindale of Poeticat writes about their first event at The Windmill – the first of what is to be many weird and wacky...

Volunteers wanted: Help paint the Hands On mural

Volunteers are being sought to help put the finishing touches to a distinctive community mural in Windmill Gardens. The Hands On mural project, spearheaded...

Work begins on Brixton’s ‘hands on’ windmill mural

  Work has started on painting a distinctive mural in Windmill Gardens, Brixton. Despite the bad weather work began on the artwork on April 10, with...