Thursday 14th Dulwich Decorative & Fine Arts Society Lecture – Gods, heroes and mortals: Greek myths in ancient art by Neil Faulkner. James Allen’s Girls’ School 6th Form Lecture Theatre 8pm. £7 students £1
Thursday 11th Dulwich Decorative & Fine Arts Society Lecture – Tria Juncta in Uno : the lives of Sir William & Lady Hamilton and Lord Nelson by Anthea Bryant. James Allen’s Girls’ School 6th Form Lecture Theatre 8pm. £7 students £1
Sunday 21st Peckham Society Lecture Recent Archaeology in Southwark by Christopher Constable, Southwark’s archaeologist 3pm Goose Green Centre, St John’s Church East Dulwich Road, SE22
Wednesday 3rd Friends of Dulwich Picture Gallery Lecture The Art of the Mamluks by Alison Ohta. Linbury Room 10.30am £10.
Saturday 6th Friends of Dulwich Picture Gallery. Sarah Moulden author of The Furniture at Dulwich Picture Gallery will discuss the history and significance of the Gallery’s fine collection of furniture. 10.15am Tickets £8 booking essential.
Sunday 7th Walk led by Ian McInnes - Court Lane and its development. Meet corner of Court Lane beside the Old Burial Ground 2.30pm. £6 (on behalf of the Friends of Dulwich Picture Gallery)
Tuesday 9th Dulwich Picture Gallery Lecture Series- ‘ The 60’s.’ TV Premiers: Television & Prime Ministers 1957-1969 by Michael Cockerell. Linbury Room 10.30am. £10.
Wednesday 10th Friends of Dulwich Picture Gallery Lecture Art and the Ottomans by Tim Stanley. Linbury Room 10.30am £10.
Thursday 11th Dulwich Decorative & Fine Arts Society Lecture - Rome in Africa, Africa in Rome by Paul Roberts. James Allen’s Girls’ School Six Form Lecture theatre 8pm.
Tuesday 16th Dulwich Picture Gallery. Lecture - Gainsborough and the Linley Sisters: The Problem with Muses of Music. By Jordan Mearns. 2.30pm. Admission Free
Saturday 20th The Dulwich Choral Society Concert - St John Passion Bach with Dame Emma Kirby (soprano) - performance of Bach’s masterpiece with period instruments and outstanding solists. 7.30pm All Saints’ Church, Rosendale Road.
Friends of Dulwich Picture Gallery - Flamenco Music and Dance and Supper. Juan Ramirez and his troupe, Viva Flamenco, with food by Barcelona Tapas. 6.30pm St Barnabas Hall. £17 (tapas on sale, bring your own wine)
Wednesday 24th Friends of Dulwich Picture Gallery Lecture Jewelled Arts of the Murghal Court by Susan Stronge. Linbury Room 10.30am £10
Thursday 25th, Dulwich Society Garden Group. Bill Lockyer, a regular exhibitor and medal winner at Chelsea, will give an illustrated talk on ‘Auriculas’ - often known as ‘designer primroses’. 8.00pm at the St Barnabas Centre, Calton Avenue. Admission free. Refreshments. Plant sales.
Saturday 28th Dulwich Helpline Concert - James Allen Community Orchestra conductor Leigh O’Hara in the Holst Hall, James Allen’s Girls’ School at 6pm. Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto in D major, Beethoven’s Symphony No 3 in E flat major (Eroica). Tickets £7 (concessions £5) sae to JAGS Music Department.
Friday 2nd Southern Counties Cycling Union Good Friday Meeting - Herne Hill Velodrome Cycle racing from 10am. Entrance in Burbage Road
Thursday 8th Dulwich Decorative & Fine Arts Society Lecture Dance: Manners, Morals & Class - a social history from the Renaissance to the Romantic era by Jeremy Barlow. James Allen’s Girls’ School 6th form lecture theatre 8pm.
Tuesday 13th Dulwich Picture Gallery Lecture Series ‘The 60’s’ The British in Spain 1957-69 by John K Walton. Linbury Room 10.30am £10.
Saturday 24th Dulwich Helpline Bowjangles-, classical instruments and music introduced with dance song and comedy. Alleyn’s School, Michael Croft Theatre at 7.30pm. Tickets £15 (£12 concessions) from Dulwich Helpline 020 8299 2623.
Sunday 25th Walk led by Steve Grindlay, archivist of the Sydenham Society. Sydenham Hill to Crescent Wood Road. A look in detail at the C19 and C20 buildings. Meet 2.30pm corner of Sydenham Hill and Crystal Palace Parade beside the roundabout. £6 (on behalf of the Friends of Dulwich Picture Gallery)
Tuesday 27th Dulwich Picture Gallery Lecture Series ‘The 1960’s’ Code-breakers: the scientists who measured life in molecules by Georgina Ferry. Linbury Room 10.30am £10.
Friday 7th Dulwich Festival 7-16 May opens
Sunday 9th Dulwich Picture Gallery Exhibition Paul Nash, the Elements ends.
Tuesday 11th Dulwich Picture Gallery Lecture Series ‘The 1960’s’ On the Buses: The End of Austerity Routemaster Bus Trip. Morning tour 9am-12noon. Afternoon tour 1.30pm-4.30pm. A tour of iconic landmarks and key examples of architecture from the period 1957-1969. With Joel Kerr. £10 booking essential.
Thursday 13th Dulwich Decorative & Fine Arts Society Lecture Vietnamese Painting & The French Connection by Ann Peerless. James Allen’s Girls’ School 6th Form lecture theatre 8pm.
Sunday 16th The Dulwich Society : Local History Walk - Telegraphs, semaphores and the threat of Invasion! Led by Brian Green as part of the Dulwich Festival - Very hilly walk -robust walkers - Meet 2.30pm Dulwich Park Café.
Tuesday 18th. Dulwich Society Garden Group visit to Leonardslee Lakes and Gardens. Rhododendrons and Azaleas should be in full bloom. Guided tour. 9.00am coach from Dulwich Picture Gallery, College Rd entrance. Price £28 includes transport, admission, tour and tips. Booking - Ina Pulleine. Tel. 8670 5477 (after 11.00am).
Saturday 22nd. Private guided tour of Buckingham Palace Gardens arranged by the Dulwich Society Garden Group. Includes a 20 minute talk on the history of the gardens and a one hour tour. Limited to 25 places. 8.30am from Dulwich Picture Gallery, College Rd entrance. Price £35 includes transport, admission, tour and tips. Booking - Ina Pulleine. Tel. 8670 5477 (after 11.00am).
Tuesday 25th Dulwich Picture Gallery Lecture Series ‘The 1960’s’ Architecture & Community: British Architecture 1957-1969 by Hilary Grainger. Linbury Room 10.30am £10.
Wednesday 2nd Sydenham Music Festival Concert – Fidelio Piano Quartet - Beethoven Piano Quartet in E-Flat Major Op.16, Brahms Piano Quartet in Eb Major Op. 60. The Dolphin Gastro Pub, Sydenham SE 26. 7.30pm Tickets £10
Sunday 6th Herne Hill Veleodrome, Burbage Road – Veteran Cycling Day. Vintage Bikes and costumed riders. Racing.10am-5pm.
Tuesday 8th Sydenham Music Festival Concert – London Concord Ensemble – A fun evening with an American flavour (including Samuel Barber’s Music for a Summer Evening plus works by Mozart and Beethoven. The Dolphin Gastro Pub, Sydenham SE 26 7.30pm Tickets £10.
Friends of Dulwich Picture Gallery Lecture – Art in the Open Air : Arty Gardens and Sculpture Parks. Linbury Room 7.45pm Tickets £10
Wednesday 9th Dulwich Picture Gallery Exhibition the Wyeth Family – Three Generations of American Art opens.
Thursday 10th Dulwich Picture Gallery Lecture – The Wyeths Exhibition by Ian Dejardin Gallery Director. Linbury Room 12.30-1.30pm Free and first come first served basis. Collection.
8pm Dulwich Decorative & Fine Arts Society Lecture – At Home in the Empire: Furnishing the British Domestic Interiors in India by Robin Jones. James Allen’s Girls’ School 6th form lecture theatre.
Sunday 13th Sydenham Music Festival – Susan Bullock in Concert –Mozart Symphony No 29 in A major, Wagner Wesendonck Lieder, Ravel Le Tombeau de Couperin, Canteloube Songs of the Auvergne. Festival Orchestra of St Bartholomew – conductor Robert Trory, Susan Bullock soprano. 7.30pm St Bartholomew’s Church, Westwood Hill SE 26. Tickets £18, concessions £14
Tuesday 22nd Dulwich Picture Gallery Contextual Lecture Series – The Sixties. Lady Chatterley & The Bishop : The Honest to God Uproar 1963 and beyond – Kenneth Wolfe. Linbury Room 10.30am. Tickets £10
Friends of the Dulwich Picture Gallery Lecture A Collection of Rarities – The Ashmolean Museum. Linbury Room 7.45pm Tickets £10.
Sunday 27th Sydenham Music Festival Concert – Festival Orchestra of St Bartholomew: Elgar Cello Concerto, Sibelius Symphony No 5. Conductor Robert Trory, Solo Cello Maja Bogdanovic. St Bartholomew’s Church, Westwood Hill SE 26 at 7.30pm. Tickets £18, concessions £14
Wednesday 30th Thursday 1st July, Friday 2nd, Saturday 3rd The Dulwich Players – A Winter’s Tale by William Shakespeare. Open air production in the garden of The Dulwich Picture Gallery nightly at 8pm (matinee Saturday 5pm) £12 seated, £8 on the grass. Tickets from the Art Stationers, Dulwich Village or the Friends Desk, Dulwich Picture Gallery.
Saturday 3rd Lambeth Orchestra Concert – Elgar Nursery Suite, York Bowen Viola Concerto, Vaughan Williams Symphony No 5.
Conductor: Christopher Fifield, Paul Silverthorne (viola). At All Saints, West Dulwich at 7.30pm. Tickets £10, concessions £8
Thursday 8th Dulwich Decorative & Fine Arts Society Lecture – The Glamour Holiday : The Grand Era of Travel in the 1920’ & 30’s by Claire Walsh. James Allen’s Gils’ School 6th form lecture theatre 8pm.
Friday 9th Friends of the Dulwich Picture Gallery – Grand Opera Evening – Handel at the Gallery. Accompanist and Presenter William Vann. The evening starts with a champagne reception at 6.30pm, performance commences 7.15pm. Tickets £40 from The Friends Desk, Dulwich Picture Gallery
Saturday 10th & Sunday 11th Friends of the Horniman 19th Annual Aty Exhibition in the Conservatory, Horniman Gardens 10am-4.30pm admission free.
Tuesday 13th Dulwich Picture Gallery Contextual Lecture Series – The Sixties. Swinging Sixties – Swinging Shakespeare –J enny Stevens. Linbury Room 10.30am. Tickets £10
Tuesday 20th Dulwich Picture Gallery Contextual Lecture Series – The Sixties – the Secrets oif State : Preparing for the worst.Peter Hennessy. Linbury Room 6.30pm for 7pm. Tickets £10 Iincludes glass of wine)
Thursday 22nd Friends of the Dulwich Picture Gallery Lecture – Sargent and the Sea – Graham Greenfield. 7pm for 7.30pm Linbury Room £10 (includes a glass of wine)
Monday 30th (Bank Holiday) Friends of the Dulwich Picture Gallery Film – Hairspray in the Garden. Gates open 6.30pm 7.30pm learn Hairspray dances. 8pm film starts
Wednesday 15th Dulwich Picture Gallery Exhibition – Salvator Rosa: Bandits, Wilderness and Magic opens
Sunday 19th Kingswood House Open Day 1-4.30pm. Beckenham Concert Orchestra will be playing on the Terrace. Cream teas served in the Billiard Room. Kingswood House, Seeley Drive SE21.
Sunday 19th Friends of Kingswood House - Open House Day 1pm-4.30pm. Beckenham Concert Band will play on the Terrace. Cream Teas available in the Billiards Room
Thursday 24th Dulwich Society Traffic & Transport Group PUBLIC MEETING chaired by Peter Kolvin QC to discuss a Dulwich Walking & Cycling network for schoolchildren. At 7.30pm in the Great Hall, Dulwich College.
Saturday 25th Lambeth Archives Open Day. 10am Minet Library, Knatchbull Road. www.lambeth.gov.uk
10am-4pm Dulwich Going Greener - Harvest Open Day in the Dulwich Vegetable Garden, rear of Rosebery Lodge, Dulwich Park.
Sunday 26th In aid of Dulwich Helpline - James Allen Community Orchestra Concert. At 6pm in the Holst Hall, James Allen’s Girls’ School. Tickets £7, concessions £5 send sae and cheque payable to JAGS, to Music Dept, JAGS, East Dulwich Grove SE 22 8TE
Saturday 2nd Dulwich Society unveiling of the RED POST, in the grounds of Herne Hill United Church, Red Post Hill at 11am.
Sunday 3rd Dulwich Society Local History Group Walk - “Edward Alleyn and Bankside” Meet outside the South Door, Southwark Cathedral at 2.30pm, No charge and visitors welcome.
Saturday 9th Chrissie Gittins reads from her book The Humpback Whale and from her other stories and poems in a family poetry workshop. 3pm Horniman Museum.
Thursday 14th Dulwich Decorative & Fine Arts Society Lecture Frenzied Gaiety or Else Bitter Tears - 19th Century Russian music and art by Nick Slope & Petra Casen. At 8pm at James Allen’s Girls’ School 6th Form Lecture theatre.
Wednesday 27th Dulwich Society Trees Group AUTUMN COLOURS trip. Morning visit to Sheffield Park Gardens with a Guided Tour. Afternoon visit to Nymans gardens and romantic ruins. Coach from Dulwich Picture Gallery 9am. Cost £18 (please complete the application form on page 37).
Saturday 6th - Sunday 7th Dulwich Quilters Exhibition. The Old Library, Dulwich College. 10am-5pm
Thursday 11th Dulwich Decorative & Fine Arts Society Lecture - Minotaurs and Labyrinths - myths and Minoan art by Louise Schofield at 8pm at James Allen’s Girls’ School 6th Form Lecture theatre.
Saturday 27th Dulwich Orchestral Society 60th Anniversary Concert.- Huapango - Moncayo; Clarinet concerto in A major- Mozart; Soloist: Boyan Ivanov : Symphony No 2 in E minor - Rachmaninov. Guest Conductor Leigh O’Hara. All Saints' Church, Lovelace Road, West Dulwich, SE21 at 7.45pm. Tickets £8, concessions £5 and children under 16 free, and include an interval drink.
Sunday 28th In aid of Dulwich Helpline - Living in Victorian Dulwich Village - an illustrated talk by Brian Green - a continuation of last year’s talk on East Dulwich. Linbury Room, Dulwich Picture Gallery 3.00pm admission £7 (concs £5) tickets from Dulwich Helpline 020 8299 2623 or on the door.
Saturday 4th Rotary Club of Dulwich & Peckham Craft Fair St Barnabas Hall, Dulwich Village opens 11am-4.00pm. In aid of the Gates Foundation for Third World Polio eradication.
Sunday 5th Friends of Dulwich Picture Gallery – Film – Swallows and Amazons 3.45pm Linbury Room £4 free juice and popcorn!
Monday 6th Friends of Dulwich Picture Gallery – Film – It’s a Wonderful Life. 7.45pm Linbury Room £8
Thursday 9th Dulwich Decorative & Fine Arts Society Lecture – From Yuletide to Nativity – Christmas in early England by Dr Sam Newton. 8pm James Allen’s Girls’ School 6th Form Lecture Theatre. South London Art Gallery at 7pm Performance – ROTOR – an ensemble of performances, sound, installations and art works by nine creative practitioners who have responded to The Score, a contemporary dance work by Siobhan Davies. Tickets £7 £5 concessions.
Saturday 11th Dulwich Choral Society Concert – The Seasons (Haydn) St John’s Church, Goose Green, East Dulwich at 7.30pm. Dulwich Festival Orchestra with soloists Mary Bevan (soprano) Andrew Staples (tenor) and Charles Rice (bass) . Conductor Aidan Oliver. Tickets in advance £13 children under 17 £6 from The Art Stationers, Dulwich Village or South London Music, Grove Vale SE 22 or phone 020 7274 6159. (£15 on the door).
Wednesday 15th Dulwich Picture Gallery Exhibition Norman Rockwell’s America opens.
Thursday 16th Dulwich Picture Gallery Lecture – Norman Rockwell by Ian Dejardin. Linbury Room 12.30-1.30pm . No bookings. Free admission, collection.
Tuesday 21st The Concordia Chamber Choir will be performing a Charity Christmas Concert at 7pm at Christ’s Chapel, Dulwich Village. Programme includes carols for audience participation and a number of readings. Choir pieces include The Lamb – Taverner, Coventry Carol arr. M Brown and O Magnum Mysterium – Victoria. Tickets £10 (children 16 and under free) from Julie John 020 8670 7465