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The Old Biscuit Factory

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Built in 1866, Peek Frean biscuit factory gave Bermondsey the nickname ‘Biscuit Town’. Home of the first chocolate biscuit, Marie, in 1875 along with the Garibaldi (1861), Bourbon (1910), and Shortcake (1912). James Peek and George […]

The Green Door

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Local author, Christopher Bowden, has recently published his fourth novel, The Green Door. He shares his writing process and plot summary with Dulwich OnView. After the completion of the third book, The Red House, what was your […]

What do you see? #fromwhereirun

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We love to support local campaigns and here’s a really cool piece of illustrated content that has been produced by the adidas running team. The illustration takes the form of a unique running map that brings […]

Farewell Hope and Greenwood

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Hope and Greenwood in East Dulwich closed its doors yesterday. The shop was best known for its traditionally made confectionary, old fashioned sweets, retro sweets and chocolate and sweet treats. It was a lovely little shop […]

Dominic Alldis the musician who defies categories

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Dominic Alldis is just off the train when the interview takes place. He is a busy man being not only a celebrated jazz pianist, cabaret singer, arranger, conductor of classical concerts, teacher of music as […]

Visit Brixton Market

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Between WWI and WWII, Brixton was the third busiest shopping centre in London. It had one of the first department stores in the country and, of course, the famous market halls – now listed buildings. […]

Protect Peckham’s rooftop view

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During the summer many thousands of people flock to Peckham to enjoy the open spaces that have been created on the roofs of iconic buildings by Frank’s Café, Bold Tendencies and the Bussey Building, bringing […]

Paint Gaugain at The Plough

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As an artist, – who has a lot of non-artistic friends – I understand how uninviting and daunting the art world can appear to people who are not involved. However, the bottom line is, no matter […]

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