Dulwich Festival 2010 Articles

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Bookstall raises £234 for Friends of Dulwich Picture Gallery

Friends of Dulwich Picture Gallery bookstall at Dulwich Park Fair

As in previous years, Friends of Dulwich Picture Gallery ran a second hand bookstall at Dulwich Park Fair on 16 May 2010. We arrived to set up shop at 9.30am with boxes and boxes of surplus […]

Can Dulwich Feed Itself?

Felicity Lawrence

The organisers from Dulwich Going Greener agreed afterwards that the meeting on 11 May, one of the highlights of the Dulwich Festival, went very well; It was called ‘Can Dulwich Feed Itself? and it has […]

The Ian McMillan Orchestra and Piano 4 Hands at Dulwich Festival

Two major artistes are coming to Dulwich this week. Thursday sees a rare performance south of Watford by Radio /TV regular The Bard of Barnsley, Ian McMillan with his orchestra and on Wednesday one of […]

Julian Stair Opens New East Dulwich Studio

Photo: Jan Baldwin

Renowned potter and writer Julian Stair will be launching his new South London studio on the 15th and 16th of May to coincide with COLLECT, the premier annual fair for contemporary craft at the Saatchi […]

Baroque Encounter at the Dulwich Festival

Ever been to a concert and wished you could perform with the musicians too? On Sunday 9th May you can, with the ensemble Baroque Encounter and their event entitled Handel’s London: A Musical Snapshot. Baroque […]

Can Dulwich Feed Itself?

The Secret Greenhouse

A number of meetings and activities in the next month can be situated within the tradition of community agricultural activity inside the city.
On 11 May there will be a meeting with the provocative title ‘Can Dulwich feed Itself?’ organised by Dulwich Going Greener (DGG).
The brand new group Ruskin Park Community Garden is having a launch party on Sunday 9th May and there is much more….

The 4th Plinth – Sculptor, Living Sculpture and Film Maker

Is art the new form of protest? Or is protesting an art?

Neil Ellis was selected out of 33,000 applicants to be one of the 2400 people to stand on the 4th Plinth in Trafalgar square part of Antony Gormley’s ‘One and Other’ project.
He chose to present a visually stunning performance to raise awareness of the alarming number of cyclists dying in London since January 2008.

Riffy Ahmed made two short films about his performance and the cause.

John Wyver is chairman of Illuminations Productions which has made a film ‘Anthony Gormley and the 4th Plinth’

All will appear at GalleryFilm’s next screening on Monday 10 May where the films will be shown. There will be a discussion and free wine too.

Artists’ Open House


There are over 130 venues and more than 200 artists showing their work as part of Dulwich Festival‘s Artists Open House weekends, 8/9 and 15/16 May. Jane Higginbottom will be showing alongside other artists including […]