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Barbara Dalton: After thirty six years with Dulwich Youth Orchestra a poignant farewell

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It was Barbara Dalton’ s first day off after a long career when DOV got in touch with her at her new home in Wiltshire. Barbara’s mind was still whirling after a series of farewell […]

Take part in a BBC Two ‘Back in Time’ series‏

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We are looking for a London-based family to take part in another Back In Time social history experiment for BBC Two, summer 2015. Wall to Wall Television – one of the country’s leading independent television production […]

Bringing to Life the Vanished Landscapes of South London

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I have lived in South London for nearly fifteen years, working my through East Dulwich, Peckham, West Norwood and Sydenham. I always wanted to write about this corner of London, bringing to life the stories […]

Interview with Jo Hatton, Keeper of Natural History at Horniman Museum

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What is your job, and what does it entail? I am the Keeper of Natural History at the Horniman Museum and Gardens. I take care of our natural history collections – over a quarter of […]

London: A Love Letter

I’m currently sitting on a bench at the South Bank and I don’t know how I feel. I’m surrounded by the quintessential landmarks of London: Big Ben and Westminster Abbey are to my left, The […]

#DulwichProblems

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Can’t find organic quinoa? They’ve closed down the coffee shop at the station? The supermarket on the corner of Croxted Road isn’t a Waitrose? Yup, we’ve all got #DulwichProblems from time to time, and I’m […]

Little Nan’s

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Little Nan has to be the most sociable and welcoming nan around. She is always having people round to her place. After a while making a home in Deptford, she now pops up in South […]

The Subject Index: Peckham’s Growing History

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Nestled in the vibrant neighborhood of Peckham lies Peckham Platform, a gallery whose current exhibition, The Subject Index, aims to provide the public with a history of the South London town. The exhibit is a collaboration […]

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