Sep 12
~
Sep 13

Brixton Windmill Open Days

2:00pm – 4:30pm
Free

Brixton’s 200-year-old mill opens its doors for public tours from April 13th, until October 13th.  The guided tours are free, and are scheduled on the second weekend of each month, with a few on event days and some extra days in September.

See the original wind-powered machinery and take a walk through London’s industrial past. Spaces must be booked in advance at the Brixton Windmill website and can be done one month ahead of the date. Numbers are limited and due to COVID-19 physical distancing requirements and the restricted space within the windmill, the tour will cover only the outside and up to the first floor.

Be sure to check our guide to cheap and free things to do in Brixton while you’re in the area!

Get all the info on what's on in London direct to your inbox.

Featured Events
  • food festival
    Sun, Apr
    05

    West Norwood Feast

    Online

    This month, West Norwood Feast is going digital, keeping locals entertained while social distancing. Events include a guided tour of Norwood’s bird calls, a cook-along session, yoga, crafting for kids and music and chat by regular FEAST DJ Glen Falconer. […]

    10:00am – 4:00pm
    Free
Related Events
  • Great British Beer Festival
    Early
    Aug

    Great British Beer Festival

    Cancelled

    Organised annually by the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA), the Great British Beer Festival has been running for over 40 years. With around a thousand different drinks available, organisers call it the “Biggest pub in the world”. The festival specialises […]

    £9.00 – £14.00
  • Notting Hill Carnival Dancer
    Late
    Aug

    Notting Hill Carnival

    Cancelled

    August bank holiday weekend is time for Notting Hill Carnival, Europe’s biggest street party. It’s a colourful, vibrant celebration of all things multicultural, and especially London’s African-Caribbean communities. Revellers come from all over for the elaborate costumes, community spirit and […]

    10:00am – 7:00pm
    Free
  • People watching an open air film screening in London
    Late
    May
    ~
    Early
    Sep

    Summer By The River Festival

    Cancelled

    A summer of free events run by London Bridge City between London and Tower Bridges. Highlights include Mass-Samba-aoke (group karaoke with a live samba band), outdoor cinema screenings, performances, live music, food stalls and plenty of family friendly activities to […]

    6:00pm – 10:00pm
    Free
  • Sat, Sep
    05

    The Great River Race

    Cancelled

    Not to be confused with the Great Race between Oxford and Cambridge rowing crews. This traditional boat race sees a great flotilla of oar powered craft take to the Thames for a semi-competitive race from London Docklands to Richmond. Any […]

    10:50am – 2:00pm
    Free

Recommended hotels located nearby