January 2006

Thursday 12th Dulwich Decorative & Fine Arts Society A History of Chinese Art as seen at the Hotung Gallery at the British Museum. Lecture by Carol Michaelson, Assistant Keeper, Dept. of Oriental Antiquities. 8pm James Allen's Girls' School Sixth Form Lecture Theatre.

Tuesday 24th Dulwich Subscription Concert - The Alea Quartet. The Old Library, Dulwich College at 7.30pm Amanda Lake - violin, Esther King - Violin, Lydia Bunn- viola, Yu-Ting Tseng - cello. Tickets £15 (concs £10) from Sabrina Faulkner 020 8761 6659 

February 2006

Tuesday 9th Dulwich Decorative & Fine Arts Society Baron Haussman' Paris, Capital of Modernity Lecture by Thirzaq Valois. 8pm James Allen's Girls'School Sixth Form Lecture Theatre.

Monday 22nd - May 21st Dulwich Picture Gallery Exhibition Winslow Homer - Poet of the Sea. 

March 2006

Thursday 9th Dulwich Picture Gallery Lunchtime Lecture Series - Winslow Homer's English Sojourn. Linbury Room 12.30 - 1.30pm

At 7.30pm Dulwich Picture Gallery. Lecture: The Americans in Paris by Kathleen Adler, Curator of National Gallery's Exhibition Americans in Paris. Linbury Room, Dulwich Picture Gallery. Tickets £8 ( incl. glass of wine) from the Gallery.

At 8pm Dulwich Decorative & Fine Arts Society Lecture - Edward Lear: Landscape Painter and Poet by Desmond Moriarty. James Allen's Girls' School Lecture Hall

Saturday 11th The Ionian Singers - Concert (In aid of Save the Children). Music by Brahms, Bruckner, Verdi, Rossini and Mendelssohn. St. Stephen's Church, College Road, at 7.30pm. Tickets £12 (£10 concs, £5 students) at the door or from tel. 020 7733 6719

Wednesday 15th Dulwich Subscription Concert Lauren Weavers, Zephyr Wind Quintet. The Old Library, Dulwich College. Tickets £15 (£10 concs) from Sabrina Faulkner (020 8761 6659)

Saturday 18th Two's Company Production - Forgotten Voices of World War I - Handmaidens of Death. World War I play preceded by a reading of war poems. Directed by Tricia Thorns. St Barnabas Parish Hall, Dulwich Village. At 4.30pm and 8.30pm.Tickets £10 (concs £6) from The Art Stationers Dulwich Village. Unsuitable for children

Wednesday 22nd 7.30pm Friends of Dulwich Picture Gallery. Concert - The Doric String Quartet. 7.30pm in the Gallery. Tickets £15 incl. glass of wine. Tickets from the Friends Desk, Dulwich Picture Gallery.

Thursday 23rd THE DULWICH SOCIETY ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING at 7.45pm at the St. Barnabas Centre, Calton Avenue SE 21. Followed by a talk by Louise Simson, Sculptor of the Edward Alleyn Statue.

April 2006

Thursday 6th Dulwich Society Garden Group Lecture - Plant Hunting and Planting by Tom Hart Dyke who is an enthusiastic botanist, lover of plants and hunter of rare plants and orchids. 7.45pm for 8.00pmat the St. Barnabas Centre, Calton Avenue. Admission free.

Thursday 13th Dulwich Decorative & Fine Arts Society Lecture - Ideal Villages? Milton Abbas to Poundbury by Mervyn Miller. 8pm at James Allen's Girls' School Lecture Hall. 

May 2006

Thursday 4th Dog & Hat Film Society - Animation Night featuring local film makers, including work by Dulwich Hamlet School pupils.7.30pm upstairs at The Crown & Greyhound, Dulwich Village. Entrance £3 (concs £2)

Friday 12th Dulwich Festival opens.

Tuesday 16th 7.30pm Dulwich Subscription Concert. The Alexander Piano Quartet. Peter Graham - violin, Miriam Eisele - viola, Anna Mowat - cello, David Alexander - piano. The Old Library, Dulwich College. Tickets 315 (£10 concs) from Sabrina Faulkner (020 8761 6659)

Saturday 20th, Dulwich Society Trees Walk, Gallery Garden and College Road, led by Letta Jones, Horticultural Lecturer. Meet 2pm at Gallery Garden entrance in College Road. Part of Dulwich Festival. £3 charge.

Sunday 21st Dulwich Society Local History Walk - Wells, Romans, Telegraphs and TV led by Brian Green. Hilly walk, difficult for wheelchairs users. Part of the Dulwich Festival. Meet at bottom of Cox's Walk in front of The Harvester (corner of Dulwich Common and Lordship Lane) 2pm. £3 charge.

Dulwich Picture Gallery Exhibition - Winslow Homer : Poet of the Sea closes.

June 2006

Sunday 4th Sydenham International Music Festival Endellion String Quartet Concert at 7.30pm Haydn: String Quartet Opus 52 No.2, Ravel: String Quartet in F, Dvorak: String Quartet Op. 96 'American'. At St. Bartholomew's Church, Westwood Hill SE 26. Tickets £12.50 (unreserved) Concs £8.50

Wednesday 7th Dulwich Picture Gallery Exhibition Rembrandt & Co: Dealing in Masterpieces opens.

10.30-11.30am Friends of Dulwich Picture Gallery Lecture Constable: The Great Landscapes at the Royal Academy by Graham Greenfield. Linbury Room, tickets £10

Sydenham International Music Festival Suzannah Clark, soprano, Afternoon Tea Concert at St. Christopher's Hospice. At 3pm. Tickets £5 (unreserved)

Thursday 8th Dulwich Picture Gallery Lunchtime Lecture Rembrandt & Co: Dealing in Masterpieces by Ian Dejardin, Director. 12.30-1.30pm

Dulwich Decorative & Fine Arts Society Lecture Fine Art Forgery, Craftsmanship or Conjuring Trick by D. Phillips. 8pm James Allen's Girls' School VIth form Lecture Theatre.

Friday 9th Dulwich Picture Gallery Pepys and the Playhouse: a theatrical performance in costume. 7.30pm Linbury Room. Tickets £13

Saturday 10th The Dulwich Helpline Fund Raising Concert. "Summer Serenade" St. Stephen's Church, College Road SE 21 at 7.30pm. The Programme will feature a selection of excerpts from opera, operetta and musicals. Tickets from The Art Stationers, Dulwich Village, Tickets £8 Concs. £5 (includes interval refreshments)

Sydenham International Music Festival Children's Concert: Peter and the Wolf. St. Bartholomew's Church 11am. All Tickets £4.

Saturday 17th Sydenham International Music Festival - St. Bartholomew Festival Orchestra Concert. Mozart: Overture 'Cosi fan tutte', Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto, Beethoven: Symphony No 3 in Eb 'Eroica'. At 7.30pm St. Bartholomew's Church. Tickets £15 (unreserved) £10 concs.

Wednesday 21st, Friday 23rd at 8pm. Saturday 24th at 5.30pm and 8.30pm Sunday 25th at 6.00pm The Dulwich Players present The Taming of the Shrew by William Shakespeare in the Garden of the Dulwich Picture Gallery. Tickets seated £8, on the grass £5 from The Art Stationers, Dulwich Village or the Friends Desk, Dulwich Picture Gallery.

Wednesday 21st Dulwich Society Combined Local History, Wildlife & Trees Walk - Unseen Dulwich - A Walk through Dulwich's fields. Meet at 7.15pm at The Griffin Club Sports Ground, Dulwich Village (opposite Dulwich Infants New Building). Walk finishes 9.15pm Crown & Greyhound garden.

Thursday 22nd Dulwich Picture Gallery Lunchtime Lecture Van Rijn - Sarah Emily Miano, talks about her novel based on the life of Rembrandt. 12.30-1.30pm.

Wednesday 28th Dulwich Picture Gallery Meet the Authors Series - Giles Waterfield. The Gallery's first Director talks about his new novel, Markham Thorpe. Linbury Room 7.30pm Tickets £10 (incl. glass of wine)

July 2006

Saturday 1st Friends of Dulwich Picture Gallery Summer Exhibition opens until 16th July. Linbury Room, Dulwich Picture Gallery.

Thursday 13th Dulwich Decorative & Fine Arts Society Lecture Palette full of Sun: Art on the Riviera. By Peter Osbourne. At 8pm James Allen's Girls' School VIth Form Lecture Theatre.

Wednesday 19th Friends of Dulwich Picture Gallery Lecture Modigliani and his Models at the Royal Academy by Graham Greenfield. 10.30-11.30am Linbury Room. Tickets £10

August 2006

Friday 11th - Sunday 13th Friends of the Horniman Art Exhibition. In the Conservatory, at the Horniman Museum.

Unseen Dulwich - A Walk through Dulwich's Fields

Tuesday 21 June at 7.15pm

The Local History, Wildlife and Trees sub-committees have combined to present a highly unusual and probably unrepeatable evening. In co-operation with five different sports clubs in Dulwich there will be a walk through 'Green Dulwich'; almost all the walk will be in fields with opportunities for bird-watching, wild flower hunting and tree identification. Experts will be on hand to help with identification. (bring field glasses!). In addition, the local history group will give some of the historical background to the area walked - the medieval open field system, Dulwich's early film studios, World War II sites and the 1948 Olympic Games. Meet at the Griffin Club (Kings sports ground) car park, Dulwich Village opposite Dulwich Infants School New Building at 7.15pm. Walk ends at the Crown & Greyhound garden at approx. 9.15pm

September 2006

Thursday 14th 7 for 7.30pm Dulwich Picture Gallery - Architecture Lecture and Discussion - Two renowned architects, Graham Morrison and Chris Wilkinson talk about their latest projects and different approaches to design. Tickets £10

Saturday 16th Open House Weekend. Admission to Dulwich Picture Gallery free. Christ's Chapel open 1.30 - 4pm Organ recital by Marilyn Harper and Friends.

7.30pm Friends of Dulwich Picture Gallery - Concert for Two Harps - Robert Huw Bowen and Ricardo Curbelo. In the Gallery. Tickets £17

Sunday 17th Open House Weekend Admission to Dulwich Picture Gallery free. Christ's Chapel open 1.30-4pm. Organ recital by Marilyn Harper and Friends. 2.30pm Guided walk by Brian Green Looking at Dulwich's Architecture 1600-2000 from the Gallery (book place in advance from the Education Dept. Dulwich Picture Gallery 020 8299 8732)

Wednesday 27th at 3.30pm Dulwich Picture Gallery Tour - On Reflection: How artists play with light and water. Tickets £3

Thursday 28th at 7.30pm The Dulwich Society Conference - Trees and Subsidence - The Facts. Debate and Conference arranged by the Trees & Wildlife Committees. Speakers from the Forestry Commission and insurance, law and arboriculture bodies. Chairman HH Michael Rich QC. The Old Library, Dulwich College.

Friday 29th 8pm London Festival of Chamber Music

Mozart, Schubert, Sallinen, Dvorak. English String Quartet, St. Faith's Church, Red Post Hill. Tickets at the door £13, concessions £10, under 26, disabled, unemployed £5

October 2006

Wednesday 4th 7.30pm Friends of Dulwich Picture Gallery - Concert - Katharine Gowers, violin and Charles Owen, piano: playing Mozart, Beethoven and Schubert. In the Gallery. Tickets £17 (incl. glass of wine)

Thursday 5th at 7.30pm. Dulwich Picture Gallery - Meet the Authors Series - John Simpson. Talking about his early life as featured in his book "Days from a different world" published in paperback in September. Linbury Room. Tickets £10

Friday 6th 8pm London Festival of Chamber Music

Vaughan Williams, Warlock, Moeran, Bliss. Richard Edgar-Wilson tenor, English String Quartet, St. Faith's Church Red Post Hill. Tickets as above

Thursday 12th at 8pm Dulwich Decorative & Fine Arts Society Lecture - London in the 18th Century: The terrace House and Garden Square. By Caroline Knight. James Allen's Girls' School 6th Form Lecture Theatre.

Friday 13th at 8pm London Festival of Chamber Music

Boccherini and Mendelssohn String Quintets, Korngold Sextet, English String Quartet, van der Werff, Cooper. St. Faith's Church, Red Post Hill. Tickets as above.

Saturday 14th at 7pm. Concert - The Lambeth Orchestra. Beethoven Overture: Egmont, Beethoven Triple concerto, Beethoven Symphony No 9. All Saints Church, West Dulwich. Tickets (at the door) £8, concessions £6, children £1

Tuesday 17th Dulwich Society Garden Group outing to the Royal Horticultural Society's Gardens at Wisley. Coach from outside the Picture Gallery at 9.30am. Return c.4.45pm Tickets £20 (including admission) from Ina Pulleine - Tel 020 8670 5477 after 11am.

Thursday 19th at 8pm Dulwich Society Trees committee - Lecture by Prof Julian Evans - Trees of the National Trust and Experiences in Owning Private Woodland. St Barnabas Centre, Calton Avenue, Dulwich SE 21.

19th - 20th-21st The Dulwich Players present - Frankenstein by R. A. Sandberg at the Edward Alleyn Theatre, Dulwich College. Tickets £6 from The Art Stationers, Dulwich Village.

Friday 20th at 8pm London Festival of Chamber Music, Mozart, Frank Martin, Dvorak. Martin Jones piano, English String Quartet. St. Faith's Church, Red Post Hill. Tickets as above.

Thursday 26th at 10am Dulwich Picture Gallery Tour - Licence to Dare: Artists' innovation and experimentation in subject and composition. Tickets £3 

November 2006

Wednesday 1st at 7.30pm Friends of Dulwich Picture Gallery - Concert - Leopold String Trio. Boccherini, Krase,and Bach's Goldberg Variations (aa. D. Sitkovetsky) in the Gallery. Tickets £20 (incl. glass of wine)

Thursday 9th at 8pm. Dulwich Decorative & Fine Arts Society Lecture - Matisse and magic of colour. By Jennifer Morgan. James Allen's Girl's School.

Tuesday 21st at 8pm The Dulwich Society Local History Group - Lecture- Wartime Dulwich and London under VI and V2 Attack. Lecture by Stephen Henden. The Old Library, Dulwich College

December 2006

Saturday 2nd Southwark Concert Band - Celebration Concert - Programme includes Theme from Superman John Williams, Tijuana Holiday Derek New - Winter Holiday James Swearingen - Festive Overture Shostakovich, Wassail! Roger Cawkwell, The Royal Fireworks Handel. Great Hall, Dulwich College at 7.30pm. Tickets £9 (concs £5) at the door.

Sunday 3rd Dulwich Picture Gallery Exhibition Adam Elsheimer: Devil in the Detail ends.

Monday 4th Concert of Christmas Music arr. Friends of the Dulwich Picture Gallery. A Concert of Music for Christmas presented by musicians from James Allen's Girls' School. Christ's Chapel 7pm Admission £12 (includes wine and mince pies) free admission to the Gallery afterwards. Tickets from the Friends Desk, Dulwich Picture Gallery.

Saturday 9th Dulwich Choral Society Concert - Haydn's Creation St Barnabas Church, Calton Avenue SE 21 at 7.30pm. Aidan Oliver Conductor, Olivia Russell soprano, Daniel Auchincloss tenor, Samuel Evans bass. Tickets £10 in advance from Dulwich Choral Society - 020 7274 6388, South London Music 54 Grove Vale SE 22, The Art Stationers 31 Dulwich Village SE 21. £12 on the door.

Sunday 10th Horniman Charity Carol Concert The Bandstand, Horniman Park at 5pm (Charity stalls, tea and coffee visit and by Father Christmas to his Grotto from 4pm.).

Wednesday 13th-Friday 15th Dulwich Picture Gallery Education Department. 6. - 8.30pm Evening Life Drawing. Three consecutive evening of life drawing for all abilities with artist and teacher Lufe Jones. Single class £15, all three classes £39. Book with Becky Allen 020 8299 8732.

Thursday 14th Dulwich Decorative & Fine Arts Society Lecture - 'The Master': Noel Coward as writer, actor and painter by Frances Hughes. James Allen's Girls' School 6th form lecture theatre at 8pm

Saturday 16th Lambeth Orchestra Concert - Mozart: Sinfonia concertante for violin and viola K 364, Bruch: Double Concerto for violin and viola Op 88, Hurlstone: Variations on a Swedish air, Charlie Piper - new work. All Saints' Church, Lovelace Road, West Dulwich, SE 21 at 7.30pm. Tickets £8 (concs £6, children £1) at the door.

Sunday 17th St Barnabas Church Carol Service 6.30pm. Music will include Resonet in Laudibus by Jacob Handl, Angelus ad Virginem by Andrew Carter, Lullay, lullay, thou tiny little child by Kenneth Leighton and a setting of Silent Night by Christine Gwynn, together with traditional carols for choir and congregation. The service might not be suitable for children under 7 - there will be special Crib Services for this age group on Christmas Eve at 3pm and 4,30pm when children will be encouraged to come dressed as a character from the Christmas Story.

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