Category Archives: Brixton Windmill Mural Restoration

Hands on Brixton! Windmill Gardens Community Mural, by Gillian Da Costa

If you visit the Brixton Windmill Gardens over the next few days, you’ll see Camila Cardenosa busy at work adding finishing touches to the Hands On Windmill Gardens Community Mural. She’ll welcome you with a smile, offer you a paintbrush … Continue reading

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Mural of 2012: The Brixton Windmill Mural, by Gillian Da Costa

Of all the projects that the London Mural Preservation Society worked on last year, the Brixton Windmill Mural Restoration Project was the highlight of 2012. A restoration project that was funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund, it was a collaboration … Continue reading

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Review of the Year: 2012

Wow! Another years passes. The London Mural Preservation Society is nearly three! How time flies! So what have we been up to this year? In January, we were mentioned in the Wandsworth Guardian in reference to the threat of demolition … Continue reading

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If Walls Could Speak – Film Review

An undoubted highlight of the mural calendar in London this year was the If Walls Could Speak project. Jointly run by Clapham Film Unit, Vinnie O’Connell and the London Mural Preservation Society, the project included the tremendously successful revamping of … Continue reading

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Restoring the Brixton Windmill Mural (Part 3) – Final Days and the Unveiling Party!

Well, it’s been over a week since we had the unveiling and we are still getting feedback about what a great mural it is. A huge thanks to all our supporters out there!!! So I thought I should finish my … Continue reading

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Brixton Windmill Mural Restoration – Meet the people involved! Vinnie O’Connell

Quite a few people are following the story of the restoration and probably wondering who the people are behind it.  These next few blog posts will look at who has been involved in this project. The ringmaster of the circus … Continue reading

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Restoring the Brixton Windmill Mural (Part 2) -the Painting has Commenced!

Well, where did we leave the mural the other week? That’s right, it was white, covered in stabliser and the outlines of the old mural were just peaking through. All ready for the painting to begin. First session was on … Continue reading

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