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Anti-eviction street art in Brixton

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Brixton Arches: anti-eviction street art sends out a message to Network Rail. With most of the businesses now evicted from Brixton’s railway arches, local street artists @Morganico and @MariaInPaint have sent out a message to Network Rail, decrying their […]

Dulwich Almshouse 400th Anniversary‏

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2016 is a very special year for the Dulwich Almshouse. At the start of the 17th Century Edward Alleyn, an Elizabethan actor and entrepreneur, bought the Manor of Dulwich and in 1613 decided to create a […]

Any 18th century shorthand experts out there?

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Michael Baron, besides being a Dulwich resident and a bit of a poet, is also a history enthusiast and has a query that someone in Dulwich might be able to answer. The story begins with […]

The Herne Hill Music Festival returns this Autumn

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The Festival this October opens in spectacular style with two contrasting events on Friday 7th – Mozart’s Don Giovanni performed by Dulwich Opera Company in the new hall at Herne Hill School, and the Camilla […]

Memories: Festival of Britain at Battersea Park

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In 1951 Battersea Park hosted the Festival Pleasure Gardens, one of the major exhibitions of the Festival of Britain. Judith Taylor (nee Reid) joined the Festival of Britain project in 1949 and worked as Personal Secretary […]

Dulwich Burial Ground‏ – Open House

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Dulwich Burial Ground in Dulwich Village is open for London Open House on 17 & 18 September. 2016 marks the 400th anniversary of the historic Burial Ground which has been at the heart of Dulwich Village since 1616. Originally […]

Animating Lordship Lane

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Take the 5th Exit – Just Williams I work as a freelance children’s book illustrator and am thrilled to be one of the artists chosen to take part in the Animating Lordship Lane art trail. I live […]

Map of peckham ghosts, hauntings and odd happenings

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London SE15 is full of strange stories and odd happenings. Peckham Literary Festival have put together a cool map for your enjoyment, check it out here…

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