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The Queen’s Six – a vocal concert with a difference

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If you thought that the a cappella group from St George’s Chapel, Windsor is called The Queen’s Six after the present Queen you were wrong, it refers to Queen Elizabeth I and the Six does […]

Grange Lane Group‏

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The Grange Lane Group made up of twelve Friends of the Picture Gallery who regularly attend the Education Department water colour courses run by Liz Butler was formed in the autumn of 2011. We also […]

Viva Flamenco – another chance to see the most inspired group of dancer

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What is it with the Flamenco that inspires the British? Juan Ramirez has no simple answer. It is the most sought after word on Dulwich OnView and a Viva Flamenco’s evenings at St.Barnabas Hall in […]

Spending Some Time with Time: a trip to the Clockworks Museum

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London has many advantages; the sprawling metropolis holds many of the United Kingdom’s finest museums, galleries, schools, and cultural centers. Very few cities and even countries could match the vast resources such a sprawl can […]

GalleryFilm: going from strength to strength

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Once a month film lovers congregate in the Linbury Room at Dulwich Picture Gallery.The atmosphere is buzzing, maybe helped by delicious snacks and the complimentary glass of wine. It has the feeling of a good club, […]

Churchill’s Iceman – an unsung hero and a true eccentric

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The name of Geoffrey Pyke does not mean anything to most people today, but when he died 1948 The Times wrote in its obituary that he was “one of the most original figures of the […]

Staying Power: Portraiture and the portrayal of Africans in Art

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The title of this unprecedented series in conjunction with Dulwich Picture Gallery and The Black Cultural Archives comes from Peter Fryer’s groundbreaking book of 1948, Staying Power: The History of Black People in Britain who […]

Noah’s Ark; The secrets finally revealed after thousands of years

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Dr Irving Finkel’s book The Ark before Noah is a great read but the story how the author got hold of the facts for his exciting tale is worth another book. Irving Finkel is the […]

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