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Local artist’s exhibition at the Royal Academy and National Portrait Gallery over the summer

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Portraits of local schoolgirls by local artist exhibited at the Royal Academy and National Portrait Gallery over the summer If you’re visiting the BP Portrait Award Exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery or the Summer […]

Dulwich Quilters – Celebrating 30 years

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Around 1984/5, Pat Salt & Dinah Travis were teaching patchwork and quilting classes in the South London/Bromley area – in fact, the classes were held in Pat’s house. At that time, patchwork and quilting wasn’t […]

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 […]

Pound shop transformations: upcycled glass

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In recent weeks I showed you how I upcycle simple items from Ikea using just paper and glue. Other places where you can find interesting things to transform are the “pound shops” found in most high streets. […]

Artist, feminist, style icon: Winifred Knights

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Her gaze is level, unwavering; her concentration absolute. Her dark hair is drawn back, Mona Lisa style, from a neat centre-parting. In this accomplished, early self-portrait, she knows exactly what she’s doing, and she’s about to […]

Living Nowhere: Dulwich College collaborates with Dulwich Picture Gallery

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Dulwich Picture Gallery hosts ‘Living Nowhere’ an exhibition in collaboration with Dulwich College, Mystart and Film Aid International. It was very appropriate for “Living Nowhere” to be launched on World Refugee Day at the Dulwich […]

Marc Gooderham – capturing an alternative view of London

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I have always lived and worked in London, currently residing in Brockley. The city’s urban landscape has always been an obsession for me. As a cityscape painter I try to capture an alternative view of […]

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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