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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 […]

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 […]

A Place for All at the Dulwich and Sydenham Hill Golf Club

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At about five miles out of the city, the Dulwich and Sydenham Hill Golf Club sports the spectacular panoramic view of the London skyline over its 90 acres of greens. From the clubhouse, members have […]

The Strength of Local Community in The Drawing Room

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The Old Cycle Club filled with people and the thrum of conversation on the first night of “The Drawing Room” exhibition. The work of 12 local artists is being showcased for this weekend only. The aim […]

Connecting Place to Place at the Brunel Museum

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Nestled among the houses of the residential area just north of Canada Water Station is the Sir Marc Brunel Engine House, home to the Brunel Museum. Captured in this redbrick building is the history of […]

Eltham Palace & Gardens

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It’s on sunny days like this that you want to take yourself somewhere green, pleasant and tranquil, perhaps enjoying a picnic and a stroll in the grounds of a beautiful house surrounded by acres of […]

Dulwich Croquet Club

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Dulwich Croquet Club is hidden off Burbage Road as part of the Dulwich Sports Club. It has three lawns, one of which is used all year round, and a membership which includes many casual weekend […]

Remembering my ancestor, King’s College Hopsital nurse Lillian

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When I read the article about King’s College Hospital on Dulwich OnView. I was delighted to share a photo of my grandfather’s cousin, Lillian. The photo was taken in 1911 when she was nursing in Kings College on the […]

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