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Get on the Trail!

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The Herne Hill Society has just published the Herne Hill Heritage Trail. With specially commissioned colour maps and nearly 100 illustrations, it explores and reveals the unique identity of Herne Hill. Two hundred years ago Herne Hill […]

Dulwich Festival 2014

Dulwich Festival 2011 finished on Sunday 15 May with the inaugural pram race, and village celebration.

Spring has sprung and that can only mean one thing…..it’s almost time for the Dulwich Festival! Running from 9th to 18th May this year, the Festival promises a range of cultural and artistic delights. Get […]

Stepping Through Time in Crystal Palace Park

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One thing I have always loved about going to the park is the ability for a little nature and sunshine to brighten any day. When I stepped off of the train at Crystal Palace Park, […]

Five artists: an exciting exchange in modern Britain

Winifred Nicholson, Cyclamen and Primula, c.1922-3, oil on paper / board, 50 x 55 cm, Kettle's Yard / © Kettle's Yard / Trustees of Winifred Nicholson

Jovan Nicholson, curator of ‘Art and Life: Ben Nicholson, Winifred Nicholson, Christopher Wood, Alfred Wallis, William Staite Murray, 1920-1931‘ and grandson of Ben and Winifred Nicholson, gives an introduction to the exhibition. The exhibition will be […]

Paint a Picture: No Experience Necessary with Some Wine

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On a Friday evening I had a fantastic time helping to celebrate the first birthday of Popup Painting, an organization that brings the process of creating art to the community. I went into the event […]

The Use of Fans as a Record of History

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Before visiting The Fan Museum in Greenwich, I really had no idea how much is behind the history and making of antique fans. The lovely restored homes where the collection is housed add a greater […]

Dulwich Gardens open for charity 2014

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Dulwich and south London is bejewelled by some magnificent gardens. The Dulwich Society’s Garden Group is delighted to announce publication of the free booklet Dulwich Gardens open for charity 2014 , giving details of those […]

Viper Wine: Hermione Eyre’s debut novel inspired by Dulwich Picture Gallery’s Van Dyck painting

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Hermione Eyre introduces her debut novel Viper Wine, which takes Dulwich Picture Gallery’s Van Dyck deathbed painting of Venetia Stanley as inspiration. Venetia, Lady Digby, on her Deathbed, hangs at eye-level in Dulwich Picture Gallery, serene and […]

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