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Shapa Begum

About Shapa Begum

Hi, I’m Shapa Begum, Blog Editor. Born and raised in East Dulwich, I love what I do here at Dulwich OnView, I’m absolutely passionate about south London and reaching out to local communities – you can read about my favourite Dulwich spots on Time Out London and Completely London blog. My role goes beyond editing, I write, review, participate in conferences/events, attend local happenings and oversee the marketing. There’s no rest for the wicked! When not working, I love to read, write, visit museums and spend time with my loved ones.

Focus LDN’s First Spotlight Exhibition Comes to East Dulwich

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Dulwich local, artist and director of Focus LDN: Tom Cox returns to East Dulwich with an exhibition showcasing the work of three emerging contemporary painters. In 2015, Tom held his first solo show at the […]

Pizza with Chef Johnnie from The Crust Conductor in Peckham

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The Crust Conductor pizza bus is one of my favourite places in Peckham. The bus is tucked away in Copeland Park off Rye Lane and it’s a super fun party pizza bus with some of […]

Dulwich Festival 2017 – line up announced!

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The Dulwich Festival, now in its 24th year, is the annual celebration of the arts and culture in Dulwich and its surrounding area. Featuring artists and performers from across the spectrum of the arts, music […]

All That Jazz is back for its 6th fabulous year!

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Slip on your blue suede shoes and skip on over to James Allen’s Girls’ School for an evening of Sing and Swing, Blues and Brass, Big Band, Bebop, Barbershop and much much more….! The schools […]

The Memory of Water

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Family get-togethers can be a minefield and this one is no exception. Three estranged sisters return to the family home for their mother’s funeral. There’s Teresa the long-suffering one, Mary the clever arrogant one, and […]

March Great Reads

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We’ve got historical novels as well novels set in the present day as our suggestions for great reads this month. We head to Bristol with Helen Dunmore, Scotland with Polly Clark, America with George Saunders […]

Cake Demonstration in Dulwich by Great British Bake Off star Flora Shedden

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Meet Flora Shedden in Dulwich and see a live cake demonstration. Flora was the youngest ever semi-finalist in the Great British Bake Off, impressing judges and public alike with her simple, elegant designs. She has recently published a […]

My history of Peckham

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Peckham Weeklies is a multi-disciplinary, multi-generation weekly forum of Peckham residents. They got together in autumn 2014 to help brainstorm ideas for the new station square and ended up becoming a weekly focus group continuing […]

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