January 2012

Thursday 12th Dulwich Decorative & Fine Arts Society Lecture – Wedding Presents of the Italian Renaissance by Launce Gribbin. 8pm James Allen’s Girls School 6th Form Lecture Theatre.

March 2012

Thursday 8th Dulwich Decorative & Fine Arts Society – Lecture Medicine and the Human Body through the artist’s eye by Mary Acton 8pm James Allen’s Girls’ School 6th Form Lecture Theatre.

Friday 16th Friends of Dulwich Picture Gallery 7.30pm Concert – An evening of Tales and Travel - Martin Martineau piano with Stephan Loges (baritone) songs by Schubert, Jacques Ibert and Vaughan Williams in the Gallery. Tickets £26 (includes glass of wine) from the Gallery Friends Desk.

Tuesday 20th Dulwich Picture Gallery Jubilee Series Lecture – The Royal Portrait –Image and Impact by Jennifer Scott 10.30am £10 Linbury Room.

April 2012

Thursday 12th Dulwich decorative & Fine Arts Society Lecture – The Ring Finger in Europe 1600-1900 by Judy Rudoe 8pm James Allen’s Girls’ School 6th Form Lecture Theatre.

Tuesday 17th Dulwich Picture Gallery Jubilee Series Lecture – Imperial Monarchy by Lawrence James 10.30am £10 Linbury Room.

Wednesday 18th Dulwich Park Friends – Review of the Year and AGM in the Francis Peek Centre, Dulwich Park 7pm

Thursday, April 19th Dulwich Society Garden Group. Talk by Gordon Lucas, Head Gardener, Horniman Gardens on ‘The redevelopment of the Horniman Museum Gardens’
7.45 for 8.00pm at the new Belair Recreation Centre, Gallery Road

Dulwich Players production of The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde Thursday 19th – Saturday 21st April, 8pm Edward Alleyn Theatre Dulwich College. Tickets £8 from The Art Stationers, Dulwich Village.

May 2012

Saturday 5th Friends of Dulwich Picture Gallery present A Childrens’ Puppet Show with Drew Colby Linbury Room 10.15am-11.45am. Fruit in the interval. Tickets £5 parents welcome. From the Gallery Friends desk

Tuesday 8th Dulwich Picture Gallery Jubilee Lecture Series – Kings and Queens – The Biblical Tradition by Rabbi Professor Dan Cohn-Sherbok 10.30am £10 Linbury Room.

Dulwich Decorative & Fine Arts Society Lecture – Landscape, Poetry and Power: British Neo-Romantic Painters in World War II 8pm James Allen’s Girls’ School Lecture Theatre.

Friday 11th Friends of Dulwich Picture Gallery 7.30pm Concert – St James Quintet perform works by Arnold, Barber and Mozart in the Gallery. Tickets £18 (includes glass of wine) from the Gallery.
Dulwich Festival and Artists’ Open House Commences

Saturday 12th Dulwich Society Tree Walk as part of The Dulwich Festival led by Letta Jones. Meet outside the College Road Gate, Dulwich Park 2.30pm

Sunday 13th Dulwich Society Local History Walk as part of Dulwich Festival led by Brian Green – The Old Village of Dulwich / Meet outside The Crown & Greyhound at 2.30pm. Walk lasts 90 minutes and is suitable for those in wheelchairs.

Sunday 20th Dulwich Park Friends Dulwich Park Festival Fair – falconry displays, steam fair, Vauxhall City Farm, Dog Show, music and dance displays, food craft and charity stalls.

Dulwich Society Local History Walk as part of The Dulwich Festival led by Ian McInnes. Meet at Wst Dulwich Station 2.30pm. Walk lasts about 90 minutes and is suitable for those in wheelchairs.

Thursday 24th Dulwich Picture Gallery Late Night Viewing 5-9pm Van Dyck in Sicily exhibition (closes 27th May)
Tuesday, June 19th Dulwich Society Garden Group visit to the Savill Garden including River trip, lunch and tea.

June 2012

Monday 4th 6-8.00pm Friends of Dulwich Picture Gallery - Diamond Jubilee Garden Party -an elegant evening in the Gallery gardens with music from the 50’s and a traditional tea. Croquet available for gentle or competitive exercise. Wine bar. The Director and his team will conduct short tours of the Gallery.
£18, £16 Friends

Tuesday 5th Cultural Olympiad - The Austerity Olympics: London 1948 Lecturer: Rosalind Whyte
Art at the Modern Olympics, Series of four lectures at 7.45 - 9.15pm, Linbury Room, Dulwich Picture Gallery. £35, £27 Friends, Single lectures £10, £8 Friends

Saturday 9th Friends of West Norwood Cemetery - to celebrate the London Olympics - Sportsmen’s Walk in the Cemetery led by Colin Fenn. Meet 2.30pm at West Norwood Cemetery entrance. The walk coincides with Open Day and there will be two general guided tours at 11.30am and 3.00pm.

Tuesday 12th Cultural Olympiad - Poor Art: Rome 1960 Lecturer: Peter Scott (see DPG above)
Thursday 15th Dulwich Decvorative & Fine Arts Society Lecture - Art for an Afterlife: Ancient Egyptian Tomb Scenes and Funerary Goods by Lucia Gahlin. James Allen’s Girls’ School 6th Form Lecture Theatre 8pm.

Friday 15th Friends of Dulwich Picture Gallery 7.30pm in the Gallery- The David Rees-Williams Trio. This popular trio, known to BBC radio 3 and Classic FM listeners, recreates the works of classical masters in a jazz-inspired idiom - a feast for all music lovers.
£26, £24 Friends, includes a glass of wine

Tuesday 19th Dulwich Picture Gallery - Contextual Lecture series - Jubilee Series - The Queen and her Prime Ministers from Churchill to Blair Lecturer Dr R Thorpe. Linbury Room 10.30am tickets £10 (£9 concessions and Friends)

Saturday 23rd Friends of West Norwood Cemetery - to celebrate the London Olympics - Walk the World at West Norwood Cemetery meet at the Cemetery entrance at 2.30pm.

Sunday 24th Friends of Dulwich Picture Gallery 11am - 5pm at Dulwich Picture Gallery and Herne Hill Velodrome Going for Gold - A Summer Party to celebrate the Olympics
A cornucopia of events to entertain the whole family; balloon races, food and drink stalls, carousels, flying falcons, fancy dress and a vintage cycle race to the Velodrome.
Entrance via purchase of Gala programme only £1.00 per family

Tuesday 26th Cultural Olympics - Art and Angst in post-war Germany: Munich 1972
Lecturer: Alan Reid (see DPG above)

July 2012

Tuesday 3rd Cultural Olympics - Up, Down and Around, Involving the Viewer: London 2012
Lecturer: Melanie Paice (see above)

Wednesday 4th - Sunday 7th The Dulwich Players Present - Pericles by William Shakespeare in the open air in Dulwich Picture Gallery Garden.

Thursday 12th Dulwich Decorative & Fine Arts Society Lecture - Italian Memorial Sculpture 1820-1940: a Legacy of Love by Robert Freidus. James Allen’s Girls’ School 6th Form Lecture Theatre 8pm.

Saturday 21st Cultural Olympics - Cool Fusion celebrates the Olympics and Paralympics within London’s vibrant culture, in four performances of new music and drama in historic venues. The world premiere takes place at All Saints West Dulwich. Lambeth Wind Orchestra, drama, electronica and young stars from Kids' Company evoke a soundscape of past, present and future Olympic endeavour. Supported by public funding from the National Lottery through Arts Council England. Visit http://www.forumcomposers.org.uk/projects/coolfusion/ for updates and catch the latest multimedia tasters and teasers! Doors open at 6:45 pm, concert starts at 7:30 pm. Tickets £12/£10 concessions, from www.ticketline.co.uk/cool-fusion or 0844 888 9991, booking fee applies; group bookings of five tickets or more qualify for the concessionary rate on all tickets. All Saints Church, Lovelace Road, West Dulwich, London SE21 8JY.

September 2012

Tuesday 4th  Beyond Words Poetry Group – Readings by Gale Burns – and Open Mic.  Gipsy Hill Tavern, 79 Gipsy Hill SE 19    7pm for 7.30pm.  £4  concessions £3

Friday 21st  Ensemble 360 – piano quartets by Mozart and Brahms.  Friends of Dulwich Picture Gallery  7.30pm   £20, £18 Friends, includes a glass of wine

Sunday 23rd  Friends of Kingswood House – OPEN DAY 1- 4.30 pm.  Talks at 2pm and 3.30pm.  Displays by the Crystal Palace Foundation and The Norwood Society and music provided by the Beckenham Concert orchestra.  Entrance free.

Saturday 29th  Jazz in the Garden with Charles Cary-Elwes and Friends.  Mainstream jazz and swing.  Café open for light meals or bring a picnic - Friends of Dulwich Picture Gallery.  6.30-9.30pm  Gallery Garden.  £18, Friends £15, £5 students aged 18 and under 

October 2012

Tuesday 2nd Dulwich Picture Gallery Lecture:Venus and Adonis unveiled
 7.00 for 7. 30pm Linbury room £10, £8. Friends  (Includes a glass of wine)
Lecture given by Dr Xavier Bray, Arturo and Holly Melosi Chief Curator at Dulwich Picture Gallery
Beyond Words Poetry Group – The Poets Scratching Heads Collective will be reading from their eclectic range of poems.  These six London poets have had their work published in numerous magazines and anthologies.   Gipsy Hill Tavern, 79 Gipsy Hill SE 19.  7pm for 7.30pm. £4  concessions £3  Open Mic

Thursday 18th – Dulwich Society Autumn Colour Visit to Audley End, Cost (including admission £30 or £20 for English Heritage members).  Leave from Dulwich Picture Gallery 8.30am

Tuesday 23rd  Dulwich Picture Gallery Lecture – The Scottish Colourists by Rosalind White.  7.45pm Linbury Room.  £10. 

Tuesday 23rd Faber Poets Christopher Reid & Sam Riviere 7.30pm £5.00 tickets bookable online http://www.dulwichbooksevents.com/  Hear two of the UK’s leading poets read from their new books.

Wednesday 24th Spanish Supper and Flamenco Music by Francisco Antonio.  Friends of Dulwich Picture Gallery.  7 for 7.30pm.   £10 to include glass of wine (tapas at £4 dish)

Thursday 25th Friday 26th Saturday 27th The Dulwich Players present Bleak House by Charles Dickens directed by Kevin Smith.  Edward Alleyn Theatre Dulwich College at 8pm.  Tickets £10 from the Art Stationers, 31 Dulwich Village SE21

Thursday 25th Tom Reiss talking about his biography of The Black Count: The Real Count of Monte Cristo In celebration of Black History Month and the publication of his new book, we are delighted to welcome New York author for his only London event. Entry free, but booking essential: http://www.dulwichbooksevents.com/

Tuesday 30th  Dulwich Picture Gallery Lecture – Irish Art by Peter Scott.  Linbury Room 7.45pm £10

November 2012

Saturday 3rd 1pm – 4pm “Crafty Saturday” with Lisa Comfort & Kerri Lewis – a demonstration of all things craft. Find out how to sew brilliant, knit the perfect top and make all the alterations you need.

Sunday 4th  Dulwich Society Talk by Nicholas Reed – ‘My Father, the Man Who Never Was’ based on his book of the same title.  2.30pm Francis Peek Centre, Dulwich Park. Dulwich Society members free, visitors £5, concessions £3

Tuesday 6th Beyond Words Poetry Group -  readings by Adrian al-Sayegh.  Conscripted in the Iran-Iraq war, his uncompromising criticism of injustice and oppression led to him being  exiled.  Later the publication of his book-poem ‘Uruk’s Anthem’ led to him being sentenced to death.  Following refuge in Sweden he came to London where he still lives in exile. 7pm for 7,30pm Gipsy Hill Tavern, 79 Gipsy Hill SE 19.  £4  concessions £3  Open Mic

Thursday 8th 7.30pm we welcome Victoria Hislop for “One Cretan Evening. Victoria will talk and read from her new book and we will have wine and Greek nibbles on offer. Tickets £6.00, bookable online: http://www.dulwichbooksevents.com/

Tuesday 13th  Dulwich Picture Gallery Lecture – The Norwich School  by Jessica Saraga  Linbury Room  7.45pm  £10

Thursday 15th A Literary dinner with the Queen of UK Crime: Val McDermid. At Porcini restaurant on Croxted Road we are delighted to host an evening of talk and dining with Val. Tickets bookable online: http://www.dulwichbooksevents.com/

Saturday 17th in association with Alleyn Park Garden Centre we host Debora Robertson demonstrating making gifts from her new book: Gifts from the Garden.

Thursday 29th  A Bicentenary Evening with Charles Dickens Friends of  Dulwich Picture Gallery.  Scenes, readings and music by members of The Dulwich Players in a programme devised by Jill Alexander and Brian Green..7.30pm  Christ’s Chapel.  £12 (Friends £10) to include a glass of interval wine.

December 2012

Thursday 13th Dulwich Decorative & Fine Arts Society Lecture – The Forbidden City: Secrets of China’s Imperial Palace and Museum by Anne Haworth.  James Allen’s Girls’ School 6th Form Study Centre 8pm

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