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A New Community Garden for West Dulwich

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A group of local residents will transform a neglected strip of land into a beautiful garden for the whole community to enjoy! The strip of land, located on the corner of Tritton Road is currently an […]

The old waiting room in Peckham

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The old waiting room at Peckham Rye Station is being restored so it can be opened to the public by autumn. We wrote an article back in 2010 about the restoration project. Now, after 6 years, […]


The Marriage at Cana: a Painting by Winifred Knights

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Will they dance when the trestles are cleared; and will Jesus join in? It’s a contemplative wedding so far. Cool colours recall the Quattrocentro; a tableau of barefoot guests sit silently at rectangular tables in […]

Christopher Bowden – The Purple Shadow

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Local author, Christopher Bowden, has recently published his sixth novel, The Purple Shadow. He tells Dulwich OnView about his inspiration for the book and the writing process. After the completion of the fourth book, The Green […]

Fun at Gymboree East Dulwich

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Baby Ayman and I went along to the Gymboree East Dulwich class last week, it was amazing and we both loved it! As soon as we entered the building, we were welcomed by the enthusiastic teachers. I was shown […]

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Winifred Knights, Portrait of Anna Matilda Fryer, 1920, Oil on canvas, 50.8 x 40.7 cm, © UCL Art Museum, 5089, University College London. © The Estate of Winifred Knights

Respectfully, I work my way around the gallery, walls lined with pictures, mostly female figures well observed, skilfully drawn and very English. Suddenly… a sense that I myself, am watched.. Turning, I see a woman […]

‘the ache garden’: the centre for a community

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Paxton Green Time Bank, (PGTB) based at Kingswood House in Southwark, has been awarded £4000 from the Bromley Community Projects Fund to create ‘the ache garden’ in Crystal Palace Park. A.C.H.E .stands for Anerley Community […]

M&S Foodhall opening in East Dulwich

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After years of speculation, it’s finally happening…Marks & Spencer (M&S) has announced it will open a new Foodhall in Lordship Lane, East Dulwich on Wednesday 31 August at 10am. The people of Dulwich have spoken, […]

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

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