January 2004

Tuesday 6th 10.30-11.30am - The Victorian Lecture Series - The Art of Victorian Advertising Brian Green. The Dulwich Picture Gallery, Linbury Room. Admission £6.

Thursday 8th Dulwich Decorative & Fine Arts Society Lecture - The Age of Silk; C18th fashion and the influence of the Huguenot silk weavers. Frances Musker. James Allen's Girls' School 8pm

Thursday 15th 12.30pm. Dulwich Picture Gallery Lunchtime Lecture, Napoleon and his British Admirers Christopher Woodward. Linbury Room, Collection

Sunday 18th Last day. Dulwich Picture Gallery Heath Robinson Exhibition

Tuesday 27th 10.30-11.30am - The Victorian Lecture Series - The Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood Valerie Woodgate. The Dulwich Picture Gallery, Linbury Room. Admission £6

February 2004

Sunday 1st 4pm Friends of the Dulwich Picture Gallery. Lecture Residential Development in Edwardian Dulwich Ian McInnes. Linbury Room

February 4th- 18th April Crystal Palace at Sydenham Exhibition to commemorate the 150th Anniversary of The Crystal Palace. Dulwich Picture Gallery

Tuesday 3rd 10.30-11.30am - The Victorian Lecture Series - The Victorian Museum Giles bbbWaterfield. The Dulwich Picture Gallery, Linbury Room. Admission £6

Thursday 5th 12.30pm. Dulwich Picture Gallery Lunchtime Lecture.- Crystal Palace- Jan Piggot. Linbury Room. Collection

Thursday 12th Dulwich Decorative & Fine Arts Society Lecture - Newlyn 1914-50 David Evans. James Allen's Girls' School 8pm

Tuesday 17th The Victorian Lecture Series - Victorian Public Sculpture- Hilary Rosser. The Dulwich Picture Gallery, Linbury Room. 10.30-11.30am Admission £6

Thursday 19th Friday 20th Saturday 21st The Dulwich Players present The Mollusc an Edwardian comedy, at 8pm at The Edward Alleyn Theatre, Dulwich College. Tickets from The Art Stationers, Dulwich Village.

Tuesday 24th The Victorian Lecture Series - Interior Design and the Aesthetic Movement Diana Lloyd 10.30-11.30am. Dulwich Picture Gallery, Linbury Room. Admission £6

Thursday 26th 12.30pm. Dulwich Picture Gallery Lunchtime Lecture- How to rebuild the Crystal Palace John Greatrex. Linbury Room. Collection.

March 2004

Until 18 April - The Crystal Palace at Sydenham Exhibition at The Dulwich Picture Gallery coincides with the 150th anniversary. Works by Tenniel, Pugin and Holman Hunt as well as original photographs and engravings are included in the exhibition.

Thursday 4th 12.30-1.30 Dulwich Picture Gallery Lunchtime Lecture Alchemy and the Artist; From Durer to Blake Philip Ball. Collection.

Thursday 11th Dulwich Decorative & Fine Arts Society Moorish Architecture in Andalucia Lecture, Sian Helen Walters. James Allen's Girls' School 8pm

Saturday 14th 6.30pm Concert in aid of All Saints, West Dulwich Organ Fund - The Great Hall, Dulwich College. Programme includes Dixit Dominus by Handel, Verse Anthems by Purcell, Canticle 1 by Britten. All Saints' Concert Choir and Orchestra, Leader: David Williams, Director: Timothy Penrose. Tickets £15, cons £12. There will also be a Fund Raising Dinner after the concert with an Auction of Promises. For tickets and information tel. 020 8766 6882

Tuesday 16th 10.30-11.30 - The Victorian Lecture Series - The Great Exhibition of 1851 and the Crystal Palace Jan Piggott. The Dulwich Picture Gallery, Linbury Room. Admission £6

Thursday 18th12.30-1.30 Dulwich Picture Gallery Lunchtime Lecture: 15th Century Court Life and the Status of Painters Brian Davies. Collection.

Dulwich Society Garden Group Lecture. Hardy Perennials for all Seasons. A lecture by Jane Sterndale-Bennett. St Barnabas Church Centre, Calton Avenue 8pm Admission free.

Saturday 27th 10.30am-3.30pm The Dulwich Picture Gallery. Sackler Study Day - Art at Easter: The Passion of Christ. Events in the Gospels have formed the subject matter of some of the greatest and most moving works of art ever created. Lecture by Valerie Woodgate. Fee £25: £20 cons and Friends (includes sandwich lunch).

Tuesday 30th - 10.30-11.30am - The Victorian Lecture Series - Joseph Paxton : Victorian Visionary and the busiest man in England - a lecture by Kate Colquhoun. Dulwich Picture Gallery, Linbury Room Admission £6.

April 2004

Thursday 1st 12.30-1.30 Dulwich Picture Gallery Lunchtime Lecture: Crystal Palace: Whither the Future? Malcolm Woods. Collection.

Saturday 3rd 10am-3pm The Dulwich Picture Gallery Short Study Course Exotic Easter Eggs - The course unravels the ancient Oriental art of wrapping with Washi - Japanese hand-painted papers - and teaches students to create seductively patterned eggs. Ideal ornamental gifts at Easter. Tutor ; Carol Jones. Fee £35, £30 cons and Friends (includes a sandwich lunch)

Thursday 8th Dulwich Decorative & Fine Arts Society Four Great Female Artists, Morisot.Cassatt, John and Kahlo Lecture, Pamela Halford. James Allen's Girls' School 8pm

Thursday 15th 12.30-1.30 Dulwich Picture Gallery Lunchtime Lecture: A Profound Secret. Josceline Dimbleby. Collection

May 2004

Tuesday 11th 8pm The Dulwich Society - 41st Annual General Meeting St Barnabas Church Centre, Calton Avenue SE21.

Wednesday 12th Dulwich Picture Gallery -Henry Moore Exhibition opens

Thursday 13th 12.30=1.30 Dulwich Picture Gallery Lunchtime Lecture: Henry Moore. Ian Dejardin. Collection.

8pm Dulwich Decorative & Fine Arts Society Has Listing Gone To Far? The rise and fall of Historic Building Preservation Lecture, Dr Nicola Smith. James Allen's Girls'School.

Saturday 15th 2pm Dulwich Society Tree Walk in Dulwich Park Northside led by Letta Jones, Lecturer in Garden History and Horticulture. Meet at the Court Lane Gate.

Saturday 22nd 10.30am-3.30pm Sackler Study Day, The Dulwich Picture Gallery. From Idol to Image: A History of Sculpture - In the context of the Henry Moore exhibition, this study day will trace the development of sculpture from the Greeks to the present day. Lecturer - Valerie Woodgate. Fee £25; £20 cons and Friends (includes sandwich lunch)

Wednesday 26th - Sunday June 6th Display of Finalists' Studies for the Edward Alleyn Statue, sponsored by The Dulwich Society. Linbury Room, Dulwich Picture Gallery.

June 2004

Until Sunday 6th Display of Finalists' Studies for the Edward Alleyn Statue, sponsored by The Dulwich Society. Linbury Room, Dulwich Picture Gallery

Until 12 September Henry Moore - Exhibition of Sculpture. Dulwich Picture Gallery

Thursday 3rd 12.30-1.30pm Dulwich Picture Gallery Lunchtime Lecture -Henry Moore: Too famous for his own good? Roger Bertould. Linbury Room. Collection

Thursday 3rd Friday 4th at 8pm Saturday 5th. at 2.30pm and 8pm. The Dulwich Players present - Amadeus - by Peter Shaffer, at the Edward Alleyn Theatre, Dulwich College. Tickets £6 from The Art Stationers, Dulwich Village.

Sunday 6th at 7.30pm. The Endellion String Quartet -Concert -Haydn, Quartet Op 75 'The Lark', Britten; Quartet No.3, Beethoven: Quartet Op 59 No 3. St Bartholomew's Church, Sydenham. Tickets £12 cons £8. (tel 020 8778 4701)

Thursday 10th 12.30-1.30pm Dulwich Picture Gallery Lunchtime Lecture. Curating Exhibitions -Ian Dejardin. Linbury Room. Collection

8pm Dulwich Decorative & Fine Arts Society Mrs Eleanor's Secret Coade Stone lecture by Lt Col Dick Bolton. James Allen's Girls' School.

Wednesday 16th at 3.00pm 'Afternoon Tea' Concert at St.Christopher's Hospice. Tickets £5, £3 cons (tel 020 8778 4701)

Thursday 17th The Dulwich Society Local History Group present "The People's Park - A Historical Walk led by Dr Jan Piggott in Crystal Palace Park - to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the opening of the Crystal Palace". Meet at the Penge Gate (Thicket Road, beside the Information Office) at 7.30pm.

Friday 18th at 7.30pm An evening at Dulwich College - Summer Song - a Charity Concert in aid of ITDG. Soloists: Michael Dore and Morag McLaren. Tickets £25 (includes Buffet Supper) tel 020 8778 4746 or send cheque (payable to ITDG SE London Group, 22 Canal Walk, SE 26 5EG.

Saturday 19th ends Saturday 17 July Friends of the Dulwich Picture Gallery Summer Exhibition. Works will be selected by a committee for the exhibition which is open to all Friends to enter. All work is for sale.

Sunday 20th at 7.30pm. The Orchestra of St Bartholomew, conductor Robert Trory. Concert - Haydn: Symphony No 101 'The Clock', Britten:Simple Symphony Op 4, Beethoven: Symphony No 7. St Bartholomew's Church, Sydenham. Tickets £12 cons £8 (tel 020 8778 4701)

Wednesday 23rd 8pm Where Have All Our House Sparrows Gone? Annual talk presented by the Dulwich Society Wildlife Committee. By Rob Robinson . St Barnabas Centre, Calton Avenue, SE 21. Admission free

Thursday 24th 12.30-1.30pm Dulwich Picture Gallery Lunchtime Lecture - The Talented Mr Brown, a lecture about Capability Brown, garden designer. Russell Bowes. Linbury Room. Collection

Friday 25th at 7.30pm Dulwich Picture Gallery An Architectural Lecture- Dulwich in 1900 Ian McInnes. Linbury Room. Tickets £8 Friends £7, includes a glass of wine.

Saturday 26th at 3pm Architectural Tour of Dulwich Picture Gallery with Ingrid Beazely. Free with Gallery admission ticket.

The South London Chorus present Rossini's Petite Messe Solonnelle at 7.30pm at The Church of St Michael and All Angels, Poplar Walk, Croydon. Conductor Susan Farrow. Soloists include Sophie Bevan, Soprano; Sian Menna, Mezzosoprano; and David Elwin, piano. Tickets £10 in advance from The Art Stationers, Dulwich Village and the Dulwich Music Shop, Park Hall Road or £12 at the door.

Sunday 27th at 2.0pm. History Walk - The Old Village of Dulwich (with particular reference to its architecture). Led by Brian Green. Meet at the Dulwich Picture Gallery Café. Collection in aid of Gallery funds.

At 3pm at the Dulwich Picture Gallery (following the walk) Architectural Tour of Dulwich Picture Gallery with Ingrid Beazely.

July 2004

Thursday 8th at 8pm. Dulwich Decorative & Fine Arts Society - Canaletto in England- Lecture by Andrew Davies. James Allen's Girls' School.

Thursday 15th Dulwich Society Garden Group - Day Trip to Rook Hill near Basingstoke (A National Penstemon collection) followed by a visit to White Windows near Andover (voted a Gardening Which favourite garden). To book, ring Ina Pulleine (020 8670 5477 after 11.00am)

Thursday 22nd 12.30-1.30pm Dulwich Picture Gallery Lunchtime Lecture - The Art of the Garden. Nicholas Alfrey. Linbury Room. Collection.

September 2004

Tuesday 14th 10.30 - 11.30am Dulwich Picture Gallery Georgian Studies Course . First lecture in the Series - An Introduction to the Georgians by Desmond Shawe-Taylor, Linbury Room. Course fee (14 lectures) £98, £84 concs.

Saturday 18th 10.30am-4pm Designing a Wildlife Garden. Centre for Wildlife Gardening, 28 Marsden Road, SE 15. (tel: 020 7252 9186) Booking essential

Open House Weekend Christ's Chapel, Dulwich Village (17thC) open in the afternoon, teas available; Dulwich Picture Gallery.

Sunday 19th 2pm-4.30pm Annual Garden Fete, London Cheshire Home at Athol House, 138 College Road, SE 19. To raise money for two new baths to meet new regulations.

Open House Weekend - Christ's Chapel, Dulwich Village (17th C) open in the afternoon, teas available, Dulwich Picture Gallery, Kingswood House.

Saturday 25th Children's Book Festival 11am Meet Children's author Sally Gardner who talks about her book Boolar's Big Day Out (age 5-8) 3.00pm Zizou Corder author of Lion Boy (age 8-12) in the Linbury Room, Dulwich Picture Gallery.

Sunday 26th Children's Book Festival 11am Author Jeremy Strong talks about his book The Hundred-Mile-An-Hour Dog (age 5-8) 3.00pm Caroline Lawrence author of The Enemies of Jupiter (age 8-12). Linbury Room. Tickets; £5 each event or £8 family ticket of 2, available from The Bookshop, Dulwich Village (020 8693 2808)

Tuesday 28th 10.30 - 11.30am Dulwich Picture Gallery Georgian Studies Course Poetry and Turner Jan Piggott. Linbury Room

Wednesday 29th Dulwich Chamber Music Festival - Gaudier Ensemble Quintet for Horn and Strings, Mozart; Octet for Wind and Strings, Francaix; 'Trout' Quintet for Piano and Strings, Schubert. St Barnabas Church 7.30pm. Tickets from The Art Stationers, Dulwich Village or Box Office 020 8693 3973 £13 (includes a glass of wine)

Thursday 30th Dulwich Chamber Music Festival - Gaudier Ensemble Serenata in Vano, Nielsen; Quintet for Piano and Wind, Mozart; Quintet for String Quartet and Double Bass, Dvorak. St. Barnabas Church 7.30pm. Tickets as above.

October 2004

Saturday 2nd Dulwich Chamber Music Festival - Gaudier Ensemble - Children's Concert. The Gaudier Ensemble will introduce this concert which will include a performance for Narrator and Ensemble of Peter and the Wolf by Prokofiev. 3pm St Barnabas Church. Concert lasts approx 1 hour. Tickets £5 as above.

7.30pm Gaudier Ensemble Concert. Strauss Till Eulenspiegel 'Einmal Anders'; Quintet for Clarinet and Strings, Mozart; Octet for Strings and Winds, Schubert. St. Barnabas Church. Tickets as above.

Thursday 14th Public Meeting - Future of Dulwich Park. Organised by The Dulwich Society. The Old Library, Dulwich College 8pm.

Dulwich Decorative & Fine Arts Society Lecture The Kingdoms of the Ancient Nile Delia Pemberton, 8pm James Allen's Girls' School (6th Form Lecture hall) Admission £7

Tuesday 19th 10.30 - 11.30am Dulwich Picture Gallery Georgian Studies Course The Influence of the Far East on the Georgian Interior Diana Lloyd. Linbury Room

Thursday 21st, Friday 22nd Saturday 23rd. The Dulwich Players present The Man who came to Dinner a comedy by Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman at The Edward Alleyn Theatre, Dulwich College at 8pm. Tickets £6 from The Art Stationers, Dulwich Village

Saturday 23rd- Sunday 24th Art Exhibition 13th Annual Friends of the Horniman Art Exhibition, The Old Library, Dulwich College, 10am-5pm Admission Free

Wednesday 27th - 16th January Exhibition - Quentin Blake at Christmas, Dulwich Picture Gallery 10-5pm Tues-Friday (weekends 11-5pm)

November 2004

Thursday 4th 7.30pm for 8pm Meet the Authors at the Dulwich Picture Gallery -Great Tales from English History. An evening with Robert Lacey. Linbury Room, tickets £10 (includes a glass of wine/soft drink) from The Bookshop, Dulwich Village or Friends Desk.

Saturday 6th - Sunday 7th 10am-5pm Dulwich Quilters 2004 Exhibition. The Old Library, Dulwich College. Demonstrations, refreshments available. Admission, incl. catalogue £2.50, children free.

Tuesday 9th 10.30 - 11.30am Dulwich Picture Gallery Georgian Studies Course Pictures of Innocence: Portraits of Children from Hogarth to Lawrence Amina Wright, Linbury Room.

Thursday 11th 8pm Dulwich Decorative & Fine Arts Society No More Mugs - the work of John Singer Sargent lecture by Ann Clements, James Allen's Girls' School. Admission £7

Tuesday 16th 10.30 - 11.30am Dulwich Picture Gallery Georgian Studies Course The Georgian City Gavin Stamp, Linbury Room.

Thursday 18th Dulwich Society Local History Group present - Edward Alleyn Double Bill 'Discovering Edward Alleyn's Theatre'- Talk by Harvey Sheldon archaeologist of the Rose Theatre site, Bankside and 'Discovering Edward Alleyn the Actor' by Jan Piggott. 7.30pm. The Old Library, Dulwich College. Admission free to Dulwich Society members, £5 non-members.

Thursday 25th 7.30pm for 8pm Meet the Authors at the Dulwich Picture Gallery The Edwardians - An evening with Roy Hattersley. Linbury Room, tickets £10 (as for November 4th)

Tuesday 30th 10.30 11.30am Dulwich Picture Gallery Georgian Studies Course Masters of the Sea: The Story of the Maritime Act 1714-1820 James Taylor, Linbury Room.

December 2004

Saturday 4th Dulwich Symphony Orchestra Concert at 7.45pm at St Barnabas Church, Dulwich. Programme includes Bax - Tintagel ; Canteloube - Songs of the Auvergne; Elgar - Sea Pictures; Elgar - Symphony No I. Conductor Julian Williamson. Leader Paula Tysall. Tickets available at the door.

Saturday 4th Dulwich at 7.30pm The South London Chorus present the spectacular but seldom performed St. Paul by Mendelssohn at St. John's Church, Auckland Road, Upper Norwood. Tickets from The Dulwich Music Shop and The Art Stationers, Dulwich Village.

Thursday 9th Dulwich Decorative & Fine Arts Society lecture It will never show- designing historical costumes for Films and Television by Anna Buruma. James Allen's Girls' School Lecture Theatre 8pm. Admission charge.

Tuesday 14th Carols and Music for Christmas Friends of the Dulwich Picture Gallery. 7pm in Christ's Chapel and afterwards in the Gallery. Tickets £12 (includes a glass of wine and mince pies) from the Gallery.

Thursday 16th The St. Andrew's Society (a charity to help ladies in need) is holding a Christmas Party from 11.30am-1pm at 8 Burbage Road. Any lady or gentleman who would like to attend would be very welcome. The Society, which normally meets monthly for a coffee morning at members' homes, would be pleased to welcome new supporters. For further information please telephone 020 8693 4017

Sunday 19th St Barnabas Church Carol Service 6.30pm Festival of Lessons and Carols. Includes Ord : Adam lay-y-bounden, Handel: And the glory of the Lord, Tread arr. Carter: A maiden most gentle, Hubbard: Sing Nowell! Trad arr. Cleobury: Joys Seven

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