Around Dulwich Articles

Horniman Museum: a Budget Afternoon

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The wonderful thing about museums in London is, for most of them, entry is free. Visitors are only required to pay for entrance to special exhibits, and for their coffee at the cafe. The same […]

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 […]

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 […]

Good-for-you Treats at Elephant and Castle

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In one of the repurposed shipping containers of Elephant and Castle’s The Artworks is the cutest healthy cafe you can find. Cupcakes and Shhht offers pastries, drinks, “freakshakes,” breakfast and even a vegan burger. Everything […]

Firezza: Proper Pizza in Dulwich

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Firezza pizza asks you to “demand proper pizza.” And with a location newly open in Dulwich, you can demand it be delivered straight to your table. But what makes their pizza proper? Each pizza is […]

An Off-Day at Brixton Market

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At 1.45pm on a Tuesday, Senzala Creperie is busy. Tables are filled with regulars and visitors to this Brixton Market gem. Look up from your triangle pocket of melted cheese and roasted veggies, your crepe topped […]

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 […]

Why does a butterfly represent Camberwell?

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Why does a butterfly represent Camberwell, including at the entrances to Burgess Park and the shopping parade, Butterfly Walk? Until the 19th century most of Camberwell was open fields, the Camberwell Beauty was first seen in the locality in […]

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