Author Archives: Pia Helena Ormerod

MI5’s greatest spymaster, an eccentric revealed in a new exciting biography

For a young writer it must be a dream come true. Henry Hemming’s second biography has been chosen as Book of the Week by The Week, got almost two pages in Sunday Times where Max […]

Inspirational lectures add that extra to an exhibition

It is said that the more you know about an artist the better you will appreciate his or her art. This might be true and especially if you get to know more about the artist […]

Famous Director introduces his own movie at GalleryFilm

American Friends is a film directed by the renowned director, producer and writer Tristram Powell. The film was premiered in 1991 to great acclaim. It stars Connie Booth, well-known from Fawlty Towers, Alfred Molina, now […]

Award winning Quartet promises to woo the Dulwich audience with musical masterpieces

The Castalian Quartet may be only five years old but during its short existence it has garnered a prize every year in major international competitions. The first was in Hanover 2013, another one in Lyon […]

Famous Director introduces his own movie at GalleryFilm

American Friends is a film directed by the renowned director, producer and writer Tristram Powell. The film was premiered in 1991 to great acclaim. It stars Connie Booth, well-known from Fawlty Towers, Alfred Molina, now […]

Why live art really matters

Tom Sutcliffe might have reached his seventies but he is as passionate as a teenager about the arts and when he talks about art he means live performing arts. He feels strongly that theatre, opera, […]

Friends In View magazine wins another first prize

It is now the fourth time that In View gets a first prize from the British Association of Friends of Museums – BafM, This time, though, it shared its first prize with London Transport Museum and […]

Friends open the doors to The Speaker’s House

The Friends of Dulwich Picture Gallery can open doors often closed to the general public and the season for 2017 starts with a visit to the much written about Speaker’s House, the grandiose office of […]

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