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Imperial War Museum Highlights

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Open every day from 10am-6pm, the Imperial War Museum offers free admission to exhibits that tell the history of war and conflict from World War I to the present day. Filled with artifacts, photographs, letters, […]

Tower Bridge Trivia: everything you need to know about the famous bridge

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The Tower Bridge is a world-famous bridge, thanks to the 2012 London Olympics, but few know its ins and outs. Here’s everything you need to know about the bridge: The bridge was built over a […]

Residents of the Dulwich Almshouse

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Sharing the stories of how they came to the Dulwich Almshouse, five residents expressed the contentment and happiness that the community made them feel. The almshouse is located next to the Dulwich Picture Gallery in Dulwich Village. […]

Black History Month celebration at Thurlow Lodge Community Hall

On Wed October 26, members of the community gathered at Thurlow Lodge Community Hall to celebrate Black History Month. The event was put together by Zahra Abdall and is an annual event. The purpose of […]

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 […]

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