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The Marriage at Cana: a Painting by Winifred Knights

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Will they dance when the trestles are cleared; and will Jesus join in? It’s a contemplative wedding so far. Cool colours recall the Quattrocentro; a tableau of barefoot guests sit silently at rectangular tables in […]

Christopher Bowden – The Purple Shadow

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Local author, Christopher Bowden, has recently published his sixth novel, The Purple Shadow. He tells Dulwich OnView about his inspiration for the book and the writing process. After the completion of the fourth book, The Green […]

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Winifred Knights, Portrait of Anna Matilda Fryer, 1920, Oil on canvas, 50.8 x 40.7 cm, © UCL Art Museum, 5089, University College London. © The Estate of Winifred Knights

Respectfully, I work my way around the gallery, walls lined with pictures, mostly female figures well observed, skilfully drawn and very English. Suddenly… a sense that I myself, am watched.. Turning, I see a woman […]

A Haiku for Winifred Knights

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The uphill struggle Through the deluge of life fears Faith and courage win. _ _ _ My Haiku relates to the deluge and WK herself, her strive to be the best and win. *This poem is […]

Adder, Bluebell, Lobster

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I write poetry for children and adults, short fiction and radio plays. I’m thrilled that my 5th children’s poetry collection – Adder, Bluebell, Lobster – was published last week. But how did it come about? In […]

Name A Seat at the amazing Theatre Peckham

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The road from Peckham to Star Wars: The Force Awakens – and how you can help pave the way for others to follow… If you haven’t heard of Theatre Peckham, you don’t know what you’re […]

Discover a model favela from Rio De Janeiro in the Horniman Gardens

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As part of Horniman Museum‘s Festival of Brasil, a miniature model favela has been installed in the museum’s gardens for two months. The favela (a Brazilian shanty town) was created by Project Morrinho, it’s built out of bricks and […]

Peckham Festival – Celebrating Creative And Cultural Peckham

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Get ready for the inaugural Peckham Festival! The four day event, running from September 8.-11., will celebrate all that Peckham has to offer – culture, art, music, food, theatre, film and entrepreneurialism to name but […]

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