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Anti-eviction street art in Brixton

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Brixton Arches: anti-eviction street art sends out a message to Network Rail. With most of the businesses now evicted from Brixton’s railway arches, local street artists @Morganico and @MariaInPaint have sent out a message to Network Rail, decrying their […]

CurveSomeYoga

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There is a new type of yoga on the block and it’s coming to Dulwich. CurveSomeYoga! CurvesomeYoga’s aim is to show that Every BODY is a yoga body, regardless of age, size, shape, or gender. […]


Dulwich Almshouse 400th Anniversary‏

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2016 is a very special year for the Dulwich Almshouse. At the start of the 17th Century Edward Alleyn, an Elizabethan actor and entrepreneur, bought the Manor of Dulwich and in 1613 decided to create a […]

A pastoral painter

Winifred Knights, The Deluge, 1920, Oil on canvas, 152.29 x 183.5 cm, Tate: Purchased with assistance from the Friends of the Tate Gallery 1989. © Tate, London 2016. © The Estate of Winifred Knights

Looking at some early 20th century paintings I struggle to recover the working words of the countryside, the seasonal vocabulary of crops – well-known then. What are those pretty piles that dot fields so decorously […]

Nominate the local place that does it for you…

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Nominate your favourite shop, bar, café and restaurant that makes Dulwich and East Dulwich great and Time Out London will give them the recognition they deserve. You can nominate your favourite Dulwich/East Dulwich venue here. You can also nominate your other favourite south […]

The Phoenix – a pub with vibrant atmosphere and vintage character

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Situated in a convenient location, right above Denmark Hill station in SE5, The Phoenix is a great place to meet for a drink and a bite to eat if you’re in the area. What was once […]

Any 18th century shorthand experts out there?

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Michael Baron, besides being a Dulwich resident and a bit of a poet, is also a history enthusiast and has a query that someone in Dulwich might be able to answer. The story begins with […]

Two young ladies meet after 350 years to finally hear the music

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One of the most loved paintings in Dulwich Picture Gallery is Gerrit Dou’s A woman playing a clavichord, but it has a sister painting, Young Lady playing the Virginal. This famous work of art is […]

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‘Before I die I want to…’‘Before I die I want to…’

24 hrs after the launch of the board for @DyingMatters Awareness Week in East Dulwich, it looked like this!

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