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Famous Director introduces his own movie at GalleryFilm

American Friends is a film directed by the renowned director, producer and writer Tristram Powell. The film was premiered in 1991 to great acclaim. It stars Connie Booth, well-known from Fawlty Towers, Alfred Molina, now […]

Award winning Quartet promises to woo the Dulwich audience with musical masterpieces

The Castalian Quartet may be only five years old but during its short existence it has garnered a prize every year in major international competitions. The first was in Hanover 2013, another one in Lyon […]

Why live art really matters

Tom Sutcliffe might have reached his seventies but he is as passionate as a teenager about the arts and when he talks about art he means live performing arts. He feels strongly that theatre, opera, […]

Friends open the doors to The Speaker’s House

The Friends of Dulwich Picture Gallery can open doors often closed to the general public and the season for 2017 starts with a visit to the much written about Speaker’s House, the grandiose office of […]

Two Temple Place: an exciting visit to Astor’s Gothic home

The Friends of Dulwich Picture Gallery is arranging a visit to Two Temple Place, an extraordinary building overlooking the Thames from the Embankment. It had once belonged to William Waldorf Astor, who in his day […]

Two young ladies meet after 350 years to finally hear the music

One of the most loved paintings in Dulwich Picture Gallery is Gerrit Dou’s A woman playing a clavichord, but it has a sister painting, Young Lady playing the Virginal. This famous work of art is […]

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 […]

One-stop Christmas shopping in Dulwich

No need to stress and battle with the crowds in the West End, all your Christmas gifts can be found under one roof in the Christmas Bazaar organised by Friends of Dulwich Picture Gallery. There […]

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