Author Archives: Pia Helena Ormerod

All the Christmas shopping over in one day, yes, it can be done!

It is now the twelfth year that Judy Mewburn is organising the Dulwich Picture Gallery Christmas Bazaar but that has not dimmed her enthusiasm. “There will be some forty stands in St Barnabas Parish Hall, […]

Celebrating the hundredth lunch-time concert with a special programme

During term time Jill Alexander can be seen each Wednesday walking through Dulwich Picture Gallery inviting visitors to a concert in Christ’s Chapel and each week she gets a new group of interested supporters. The […]

In View wins yet another award

The magazine In View produced for and by The Friends of Dulwich Picture Gallery has produced a hat trick by winning its third first prize as best Friends journal by the British Association of Friends […]

In Town, an exciting series of lectures organised by Friends of Dulwich Picture Gallery

In Town, is a series of lectures about major exhibitions in other London galleries. Experts will talk in depth about the artists, their background and influences. Jessica Saraga, Tate guide and a painter herself, writes here […]

Two Temple Place: an exciting visit to Astor’s Gothic home

The Friends of Dulwich Picture Gallery is arranging a visit to Two Temple Place, an extraordinary building overlooking the Thames from the Embankment. It had once belonged to William Waldorf Astor, who in his day […]

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

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 […]

GalleryFilm: A season of delights for film lovers

Liz Buchanan leads the team behind GalleryFilm but it is the choice of the team, and sometimes on advice from the audience, that films are picked. “I hate the word iconic, but that is what […]

Dulwich Doyenne behind a gripping tale of espionage

Looking at Jane Reid it is hard to believe that this gentle looking lady has been spending the last couple of years translating, researching and editing a book of espionage and betrayal. It all started […]

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