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Get your haircut in front of art…


DKUK Salon is not your average hair salon. Located in Peckham, this unique salon is also an alternative art space. At DKUK clients get their hair cut in front of art in the informal surroundings of the salon. […]

Art in the Attic – an innovative Pop-Up gallery


Art in the Attic at Brockley Art House is a community event that allows art lovers to discover a changing gallery of contemporary artists alongside a selection of unique vintage art in a private artist’s […]

It’s Au Revoir from me and onto my next challenge…


So the time has finally come and I’m moving on from Dulwich Books, leaving the bookshop that I loved and where I’ve worked for 12 years. It’s been a fantastic roller coaster ride and now […]

Dulwich Picture Gallery attempts to set record for world’s longest landscape‏


Half term kicks off in creative style this October as Dulwich Picture Gallery attempts to set the record for the world’s longest landscape. As part of The Big Draw 2016, the Gallery invites local families and drawers […]

In Town, an exciting series of lectures organised by Friends of Dulwich Picture Gallery

Landscape from a Dream 1936-8 Paul Nash 1889-1946 Presented by the Contemporary Art Society 1946

In Town, is a series of lectures about major exhibitions in other London galleries. Experts will talk in depth about the artists, their background and influences. Jessica Saraga, Tate guide and a painter herself, writes here […]

My Son’s Not Rainman


Today I had lunch with a debut author, stand-up comedian, blogger, and parent of a young son afflicted  with cerebral palsy and autism. John Williams, who lives in Lewisham, has just published ‘My Son’s Not […]

Cuban artists coming to South London‏


Local residents will soon have a unique chance to meet three dynamic Cubans who will be at the GX Gallery, Denmark Hill, in the opening days of an exhibition of the work of 30 Cuban […]

The Knights are drawing in…

Winifred Knights, Edge of Abruzzi; boat with three people on a lake, 1924-30, Oil on canvas, 68.5 x 68.5 cm, Private Collection. © The Estate of Winifred Knights

Winifred Knights exhibition at Dulwich Picture Gallery has now come to an end. I’ve written an article about the artist and some of my thoughts on the show. Winifred Knights (1899-1947) was an award winning […]

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