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Dulwich Literary Festival coming in October

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Dulwich Books in West Dulwich brings you the second Dulwich Literary Festival on 16, 17 and 18 October. I know, I can hear you cry, why, why another festival? We already have the Dulwich Festival in May, led […]

Afternoon tea and cake with author Lesley Pearse

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Hear bestselling author Lesley Pearse talk about her life and latest book Without a Trace, then chat with her over afternoon tea and cake at Dulwich Library. A true storyteller, Lesley introduces us to characters […]

What could you read next?

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It’s that time of year, school holidays have begun, tennis has been on the BBC twice in one month, the Open golf was rain delayed and some days the temperature was so high, trains ran […]

‘Street Art Book Art’ – a show of illuminated books by the artists of Dulwich Outdoor Gallery

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You have probably seen all that street art popping up in the Dulwich area in the last couple of years. And you have probably gathered that they are pretty much all based on paintings in the permanent collection of Dulwich Picture Gallery. A large, lavishly illustrated book has been written about this strange project: ‘Street Art Fine Art’. Now 15 of the participating street artists have painted many of the covers of this hardback, and these illuminated books are on show at C&C Gallery in Forest Hill. ‘Street Art Book Art’ is on until 19 July.

Copeland Book Market 2015

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Copeland Book Market is an independent artists’ book market and events platform now entering its fifth year. Their focus is on a summer stall-holding market which brings together 30-40 publishers and is hosted by Bold Tendencies […]

What makes an area?

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What makes Dulwich a lovely place to live? There are many reasons one could outline as to what makes an area however I am going to focus on one element, unsurprisingly that’s bookshops. Bookshops make […]

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 […]

“Filthy Rich”: A Tale of Finding Personal Wealth

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Watford-born real estate tycoon Manoj Raithatha was living what many would consider to be a life of dreams. Before the credit crunch of 2008, Raithatha’s business of buying and selling developer properties traded at 70 […]

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