January 2007

Wednesday 10th Dulwich Picture Gallery Education Department 10 week course Looking and Seeing - Use observation to develop and improve your watercolour skills. 3.15 - 6pm. £130 for course. Bookings to Becky Allen 020 8299 8732.

Thursday 11th Dulwich Decorative & Fine Arts Society Lecture - Vases and Volcanoes - Sir William Hamilton and his Collection by Jane Gardiner. James Allen's Girls School 6th Form Lecture theatre at 8pm

Wednesday 24th Dulwich Picture Gallery Exhibition Canaletto in England: A Venetian Artist Abroad 1746-1755 opens.

February 2007

Thursday 8th Dulwich decorative & Fine Arts Society Lecture - Great Tarts in Art: High Culture and the Oldest Profession by Linda Smith. James Allen's Girls' School 6th Form Lecture Theatre at 8pm

March 2007

Saturday 3rd My Real War 1914-? Play. Directed and adapted by Tricia Thorns. St Barnabas Community Suite, Calton Avenue at 3.30pm and 7.30pm. Tickets £8 (concs) £4 Tel: 020 8299 4593

Tuesday 6th Dulwich Picture Gallery Lecture Albrecht Dürer by Frank Woodgate. Linbury Room 7.45pm Admission £9

Saturday 10th - Sunday 11th Exhibition Lilian Clarke (1886-1934) South London Botanist and Educator. Dr Clarke was a Science mistress at JAGS from 1896-1926. She was one of the first women admitted as a Fellow of the Linnean Society. 10am-4.00pm at The South London Botanical Institute, 323 Norwood Road, Tulse Hill, SE 24 9AQ. The Exhibition is also open on 15th and 17th March.

Thursday 8th Dulwich Decorative & Fine Arts Society Lecture - 20th Century Design Classics: A survey of all aspects of design, architecture, furniture and the decorative and fine arts. By Peter Darty at 8pm at James Allen's Girls' School Sixth Form Lecture Theatre.

Thursday 22nd Dulwich Society Garden Group Lecture - 'Roses for Pleasure' by Ann Bird, President of the Royal National Rose Society. This illustrated lecture will cover all aspects of Rose cultivation and will also look at places, at home and abroad, where beautiful roses grow. At the St Barnabas Centre, Calton Avenue, SE 21 at 8pm. Admission free

Saturday 24th Concert - 7.30pm Schütz the Seven Last Words from the Cross, Handel Messiah part 2. Ruth Holton soprano, Tim Garrard countertenor, Andrew King tenor, Andrew Copeman bass, Nicholas Ansdell-Evans organ. All Saints Concert Choir and Orchestra l David Williams leader, Timothy Penrose director. At All Saints Church, West Dulwich. Tickets £15 and £12 (concessions) Tel 020 8671 4455

Tuesday 27th The Dulwich Society Annual General Meeting at 8pm at St Barnabas Church Centre, Calton Avenue, SE 21.

Wednesday 28th Friends of Dulwich Picture Gallery Recital - Susan Tomes, piano. Mozart Rondo in A minor K511, Haydn Sonata in Eflat Hob, Chopin Ballade No1, and selected pieces 7.30pm in the Gallery. Tickets £20

Thursday 29th Friday 30th Saturday 31st The Dulwich Players present Top Girls by Carol Churchill at the Edward Alleyn Theatre, Dulwich College at 8pm. Tickets £6 from The Art Stationers, Dulwich Village.

Friday 30th & Saturday 31st Son of Man Play by Dennis Potter, directed by Tricia Thorns in St Barnabas Church, Calton Avenue at 8.00pm No admission charge but Retiring Collection.

April 2007

Thursday 12th Dulwich Decorative & Fine Arts Society Lecture - Gallé, Lalique and their contemporary French glassmakers. By Diana Lloyd at 8pm at James Allen's Girls' School Sixth Form Lecture Theatre.

Sunday 15th Dulwich Picture Gallery Exhibition - Canaletto in England ends

Thursday 26th Friends of the Dulwich Picture Gallery Concert - Malcolm Martineau and Jonathan Lemalu music of Schumann, Fauré, Bennett, Quilter. Arias from Mozart, Tchaikovsky and Verdi. 7.30pm in the Gallery. Tickets £20

Sunday 29th Garden Open in aid of the National Gardens Scheme - 5 Burbage Road, SE 24. Garden Open 2pm-5pm. Sale of plants, cards and the famous home-made teas. Entry £2.50 children free.

May 2007

Thursday 10th Dulwich Decorative & Fine Arts Society Lecture - L.S. Lowry - A Visionary Artist. By Michael Howard at 8pm at James Allen's Girls' School Sixth Form Lecture Theatre.

Saturday 12th Dulwich Society Trees Walk in Sydenham Wells Park led by Letta Jones. Meet at the Park entrance in Wells Park Road 2.30pm

Saturday 19th Concert - Lambeth Orchestra Concert Series. Bax: Tintagel, Frederic Cliffe: Violin Concerto, Rutland Broughton : Symphony No. 3. At All Saints Church, West Dulwich at 7.30pm. Tickets £8, concessions £6 children £1 at the door.

June 2007

Until 24th June - South London Gallery - Group Exhibition - Stay Forever and Ever and Ever - Curated by Andrew Renton Tuesday-Sunday 12-6pm. 65 Peckham Road SE 5.

Until 15 July Dulwich Picture Gallery - Exhibition - Artists' Self-Portraits from the Uffizi.

Sunday 3rd Sydenham International Music Festival - at 7.30pm The Endellion String Quartet performing Beethoven, Mozart, Debussy. St Bartholomew's Church, Westwood Hill, Sydenham. Tickets £12.50 concs. £8.50 Box Office tel: 020 8778 4701

Wednesday 6th Lecture - Modernism: designing a new world 1914-1939 Dulwich Picture Gallery Linbury Room 10.30am Tickets £10

Saturday 9th Sydenham International Music Festival - Children's Concert at 11.15am Hansel & Gretel by Humperdink. Soprana: Suzannah Clarke, mezzo-soprano : Emma Selway, Conductor: Robert Trory. At St Bartholomew's Church, Westwood Hill, Sydenham. Tickets £4. Box Office tel. 020 8778 4701

Sunday 10th Garden Open - North House, 93 Dulwich Village 2pm-5pm. Wheelchair access. Children welcome. Refreshments. Large mature garden with lawns, trees, climbing roses and flower beds. Garden Open in aid of National Gardens Scheme nominating Dulwich Helpline as the designated charity.

Southwark Concert Band - featuring the works of Holst and Grainger- including The Planets, First Suite in Eb ,Japanese Suite, Tuscan Serenade, County Derry Air. The Great Hall, Dulwich College at 7.00pm. Tickets £9 concs £5, children under 11 free Tel. 020 7733 6024 or on the door.

Wednesday 13th Lecture - Post- War Architecture of the 50s and 60s. Dulwich Picture Gallery, Linbury Room 10.30am. Tickets £10

Thursday 14th Dulwich Decorative & Fine Arts Society Lecture - "Mr Stubbs the Horse Painter" by Carolyn Leder at 8pm at James Allen's Girls' School Lecture Theatre

Saturday 16th Sydenham International Music Festival - St Bartholomew Festival Orchestra perform Sibelius: Violin Concerto, Brahms: Symphony No 4. at 7.30pm St Bartholomew's Church, Westwood Hill, Sydenham . Tickets £15, concs £10. Box Office tel. 020 8778 4701

Wednesday 20th Lecture - Post- Modernism and Beyond Dulwich Picture Gallery, Linbury Room 10.30 am. Tickets £10

Garden Open - 5 Burbage Road SE 24. Garden open 6pm-8.30 pm for charity within the National Gardens Scheme. Sale of plants and cards. Wine included in £3 entry (children free)

Friday 22nd Dulwich Picture Gallery Garden - Opera in the Gallery Garden - The Perfect Picnic, a light hearted operatic entertainment set to the music of Mozart and presented by Opera on the Run. 6.30pm for 7pm. BYO picnic supper for the interval or buy one from the Café for £11.75 per person. Garden open 6pm. Tickets £35 (chairs) £18 (sitting on the grass - bring your own rug!) includes glass pf champagne.

Sunday 24th Garden Safari - In aid of the Dulwich Helpline 5 gardens open in Dulwich 2pm-6pm. Programmes available on the day £6 (children 16 and under free) from North House, 93 Dulwich Village which will also provide refreshments and be the 'hub' garden for the event.

Wednesday 27th Dulwich Society Local History Walk - Ancient Fields and Historic Woods led by Brian Green assisted by members of the Wildlife and Trees sub-committees - A summer's evening walk through Dulwich fields and woods for those interested in the past or wildlife. Meet 7pm outside the Dulwich College PE Centre, Pond Cottages (note change of starting point). Binoculars recommended for bird watchers.

July 2007

Thursday 12th Dulwich Decorative & Fine Arts Society Lecture - Imperial Gardens of China by Dr Patrick Conner 8pm James Allen's Girls' School Lecture Theatre

Thursday 26th Summer Love - an evening of contemporary poetry Dulwich Picture Gallery Linbury Room (Café open from 7pm for light supper and snacks) Tickets £8

August 2007

Wednesday 1st Dulwich Picture Gallery Exhibition - The Changing Face of Childhood: British Children's Portraits and their influence in Europe - Exhibition lasts until 4 November.

Sunday 19th Dulwich Picture Gallery - The Seaside Comes to the Gallery. Summer Family Day 12-4pm. A fun-packed afternoon of art workshops, donkey rides, Punch & Judy, storytelling. Admission £2

September 2007

Until 4th November Dulwich Picture Gallery - The Changing Face of Childhood: British Children's Portraits and their influence in Europe

Tuesday 11th Dulwich Going Greener - New Tricks for Old Bricks: the best Green Building Ideas to improve your London Home - Talk by Russell Smith. 8pm upstairs at The Crown & Greyhound, Dulwich Village. Admission free.

Thursday 13th Dulwich Picture Gallery Director's Lecture - the Changing Face of Childhood: British Children's Portraits and their influence on Europe. Linbury Room 12.30-1.30pm

At 7pm at the Dulwich Picture Gallery - Jazz in the Garden - Charles Cary-Elwes, Esmé Howard and Friends. Morag McLaren soprano, and Kingsdale Steel Band

Saturday 15th-Sunday 16th London Open House Weekend. Dulwich Picture Gallery admission free (not including the Exhibition).

Christ's Chapel, Dulwich Village built 1616 open, see times in porch.

Friday 28th 13th London Festival of Chamber Music - Concert Haydn: Quartet in D, Op 64 no 5 "The Lark", Beethoven: Quartet in F minor Op 95 "Serioso", Glazunov: Three"Novellettes"Op 15, Prokofiev: quartet in F No 2 "Kabardinian". 8pm St. Faith's Community Hall, Red Post Hill SE 24. Tickets 0207 435 6232 or on the door

October 2007

Wednesday 3rd at 7pm Dulwich Society Traffic and Transport Committee & Dulwich Going Greener - talk by Lynn Sloman on The Community Travel Plan. Crown & Greyhound, Dulwich Village.

Friday 5th 13th London Festival of Chamber Music - Concert Mozart; Clarinet Quintet in A K581, Jean Francaix: Divertissement for bassoon and string quintet, Spohr: Nonet in F Op 32 for wind and strings. 8pm St Faith's Community Hall, Red Post Hill SE 24. Tickets tel: 0207 435 6232 or on the door

Friday 12th Dulwich Society Private Visit to the Society of Antiquaries and the Exhibition in the Royal Academy Making History :Antiquaries in Britain. Conducted by Bernard Nurse MA, Archivist. Coach leaves from the Dulwich Picture Gallery at 6.30pm For Bookings see insert.(Numbers limited to 50)

13th London Festival of Chamber Music - Concert Brahms: Piano Trio in C minor Op 101, Beach: Piano Quintet in F sharp minor Op 67, Schumann: Piano Quintet in E flat Op 44. 8pm St Faith's Community Hall, Red Post Hill SE 24. Tickets tel: 0207 435 6232 or at the door

Wednesday 17th- Saturday 20th The Dulwich Players present - Our Country's Good by Timberlake Wertenbaker. 8pm Edward Alleyn Theatre, Dulwich College. Tickets £6-£8 from The Art Stationers, Dulwich Village or Tel 020 8693 4830

Friday 19th 13th London Festival of Chamber Music - Concert Haydn: Quartet in G minor Op 74 no 3 "Rider", Dohnanyi: Serenade for String Trio Op 10, Mendelssohn: String Octet in E flat Op 20. At 8pm at St Faith's Community Hall, Red Post Hill, SE 24. Tickets tel: 0207 435 6232 or at the door

Saturday 20th Lambeth Orchestra - Concert conducted by Christopher Fifield. Weber: Overture: Euryanthe, Reinecke: Violin Concerto in G minor Op.141, Brahms: Symphony No.3. 8pm All Saints Church, West Dulwich. Tickets £10, £8 (concessions), children £1 available on the door or in advance 07812 984236

November 2007

Thursday 1st Dulwich Society Trees Committee visit to Wakehurst Place - 'Kew in the Country'. Guided tree walk in the woodland to see the spectacular autumn colour and time to explore the winter garden and Millennium Seed Bank. (For booking details see insert)

Thursday 15th Dulwich Society Local History Group presents an evening entertainment of 'Dulwich in Literature: readings about Dulwich from historical sources, diaries, poetry and fiction. 8pm the Old Library, Dulwich College

Wednesday 28th Until 17th February Dulwich Picture Gallery - Beardsley, Dulac and their Contemporaries

Thursday 29th Dulwich Picture Gallery Director's Lecture - the Age of Enchantment: Beardsley, Dulac and their Contemporaries. Linbury Room 12.30-1.30pm

December 2008

Saturday 1st Dulwich Choral Society conducted by Aidan Oliver performs Handel's Messiah at 7.30pm at All Saints' Church, West Dulwich. Tickets from The Art Stationers, Dulwich Village or South London Music tel. 020 7274 6388 £10 (£5 under 17's) or £12 on the door.

Tuesday 4th Dulwich Picture Gallery Lecture - Professor A C Grayling Uncertainties: The Climate of Ideas in a Time of Hopeless Peace 1919-1939 Linbury Room 10.30am. Ticket on the door (if available)

Saturday 8th The Ioanian Singers conductor Timothy Salter Concert with Eulalie Charland violin, Emily Atkinson soprano - Into Advent - a seasonal celebration and music for all the year. Bach, Barber, Bax, Delius, Elgar, Faur?©, Ireland, Poston, Salter and Warlock. 7.30pm All Saints' Church, West Dulwich. Tickets (interval wine included) £12 (£5 students) at the door or in advance tel. 020 8693 1051 email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Sunday 9th Tour of Dulwich Park Friends' Winter Garden led by Stella Benwell and Isaac Marks. 11.30am Meet in the Winter Garden 100m SW of Snakes Lane.

Tuesday 11th Dulwich Picture Gallery - Master Class with Robert Tear. The celebrated tenor and Professor of Opera at the Royal Academy will hold a Master Class for three selected RA students. Tickets £12

Thursday 13th Dulwich Decorative & Fine Arts Society Lecture The Art of Taste: Liberty and the Aesthetic Movement by Anna Buruma. 8pm James Allen's Girls' School Lecture Theatre.

Friday 14th Dulwich Picture Gallery Curator's Study Afternoon - Poussin at Dulwich Picture Gallery 2.30-6.15pm Structured around two lectures by Dr Xavier Salomon and an early evening private view. £20 to include coffee and wine.

Sunday 16th Lambeth Orchestra conductor Christopher Field invite you to come and sing Handel's Messiah with soloists Elodie Kimmell, Chloe Beecham, Peter Mitchell, Philip Canner. Vocal scores provided £5. At 2.30pm All Saints' Church West Dulwich. Admission Free.

At 6pm St Barnabas Church, Dulwich Festival of the Nine Lessons and Carols. A candlelit service of seasonal readings and music led by the St Barnabas Choir

Monday 17th Dulwich Choral Society Carol Concert in aid of St Christopher's Hospice. 7pm St Stephen's Church, College Road, South Dulwich with pupils from Oakfield School followed by seasonal refreshments in the church hall. Free entry - retiring collection

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