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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 […]

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 […]

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…

The old waiting room in Peckham

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The old waiting room at Peckham Rye Station is being restored so it can be opened to the public by autumn. We wrote an article back in 2010 about the restoration project. Now, after 6 years, […]

The fascinating Brunel Museum

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Our contributor Kristen had the chance to discover the Brunel Museum and its wonderful hidden treasures. Read on to find out more about her visit… Nestled among the houses of the residential area just north […]

20 Sites n Years

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Each spring since 1973, artist Tom Phillips walks a nine mile circle taking photographs in 20 specific places. These photographs are taken from the same spot in the same direction with the same framing. The […]

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