Dulwich Picture Gallery Articles

David Cairns: Sir Thomas Beecham made England a more musical nation

The well-known and revered music critic David Cairns admits freely that he is a devotee of Sir Thomas Beecham, and maybe that is not too strong a phrase as David Cairns has admired the British […]

Forget Scandi Noir, it is good design that is the hallmark of Scandinavia

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by Georg Jensen; 
Danish (Copenhagen); 
1909 - 14.

And it is Scandinavia which is the flavour of the season at Dulwich Picture Gallery. The exhibition of one of Norway’s most loved painters, Nikolai Astrup, opens on 5 February and introduces the British to […]

GalleryFilm: Screenings and much more

To Kill a Mockingbird

How wonderful to have a local film club where you meet other people interested in really good films, films you might have missed the first time around or been desperate to see again – and […]

Fire Garden set to Illuminate Dulwich Picture Gallery

The Fire Garden, created by Walk the Plank, Festival Number 6, © Danny North and Andrew Whitton

Dulwich Picture Gallery are Celebrating the opening of their new exhibition of Nikolai Astrup’s work with a winter fire garden by Walk the Plank. Outdoor arts experts Walk the Plank, who specialise in site specific […]

South East London Film Clubs Website

Collage of film posters for films shown at South East London film clujbs

Are our local film clubs suffering from the new East Dulwich Picturehouse? The Bigger Picture based in East Dulwich has seen audiences halved since the East Dulwich Picturehouse opened. Others have suffered too. South East […]

Titian Returns to DPG in a Glorious new Frame

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Frame restorer Tom Proctor says  ‘Restoring this special frame is the highlight of my career so far’ Tom Proctor, a well-known restorer, has an exciting story to tell. When he was asked to restore the frame […]

New Year’s Inspiration for 2016

The Annual London Bubble Theatre Pancake Race!

Its that time of year again. As traditional as the turkey, the tree and the January sales are new years resolutions…however long they last! Luckily, however, there is loads going on in South London to […]

Happy 8th Birthday to our amazing blog

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On 3 January 2008, we set up this amazing, unique award winning blog and it hasn’t stopped running ever since (and neither have I). So here we are – older, wiser but still as excited […]

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