March 2010

Wednesday 3rd Friends of Dulwich Picture Gallery Lecture The Art of the Mamluks by Alison Ohta. Linbury Room 10.30am £10.

Saturday 6th Friends of Dulwich Picture Gallery. Sarah Moulden author of The Furniture at Dulwich Picture Gallery will discuss the history and significance of the Gallery’s fine collection of furniture. 10.15am Tickets £8 booking essential.

Sunday 7th Walk led by Ian McInnes - Court Lane and its development. Meet corner of Court Lane beside the Old Burial Ground 2.30pm. £6 (on behalf of the Friends of Dulwich Picture Gallery)

Tuesday 9th Dulwich Picture Gallery Lecture Series- ‘ The 60’s.’ TV Premiers: Television & Prime Ministers 1957-1969 by Michael Cockerell. Linbury Room 10.30am. £10.

Wednesday 10th Friends of Dulwich Picture Gallery Lecture Art and the Ottomans by Tim Stanley. Linbury Room 10.30am £10.

Thursday 11th Dulwich Decorative & Fine Arts Society Lecture - Rome in Africa, Africa in Rome by Paul Roberts. James Allen’s Girls’ School Six Form Lecture theatre 8pm.

Tuesday 16th Dulwich Picture Gallery. Lecture - Gainsborough and the Linley Sisters: The Problem with Muses of Music. By Jordan Mearns. 2.30pm. Admission Free

Saturday 20th The Dulwich Choral Society Concert - St John Passion Bach with Dame Emma Kirby (soprano) - performance of Bach’s masterpiece with period instruments and outstanding solists. 7.30pm All Saints’ Church, Rosendale Road.

Friends of Dulwich Picture Gallery - Flamenco Music and Dance and Supper. Juan Ramirez and his troupe, Viva Flamenco, with food by Barcelona Tapas. 6.30pm St Barnabas Hall. £17 (tapas on sale, bring your own wine)

Wednesday 24th Friends of Dulwich Picture Gallery Lecture Jewelled Arts of the Murghal Court by Susan Stronge. Linbury Room 10.30am £10

Thursday 25th, Dulwich Society Garden Group. Bill Lockyer, a regular exhibitor and medal winner at Chelsea, will give an illustrated talk on ‘Auriculas’ - often known as ‘designer primroses’. 8.00pm at the St Barnabas Centre, Calton Avenue. Admission free. Refreshments. Plant sales.

Saturday 28th Dulwich Helpline Concert - James Allen Community Orchestra conductor Leigh O’Hara in the Holst Hall, James Allen’s Girls’ School at 6pm. Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto in D major, Beethoven’s Symphony No 3 in E flat major (Eroica). Tickets £7 (concessions £5) sae to JAGS Music Department.

April 2010

Friday 2nd Southern Counties Cycling Union Good Friday Meeting - Herne Hill Velodrome Cycle racing from 10am. Entrance in Burbage Road

Thursday 8th Dulwich Decorative & Fine Arts Society Lecture Dance: Manners, Morals & Class - a social history from the Renaissance to the Romantic era by Jeremy Barlow. James Allen’s Girls’ School 6th form lecture theatre 8pm.

Tuesday 13th Dulwich Picture Gallery Lecture Series ‘The 60’s’ The British in Spain 1957-69 by John K Walton. Linbury Room 10.30am £10.

Saturday 24th Dulwich Helpline Bowjangles-, classical instruments and music introduced with dance song and comedy. Alleyn’s School, Michael Croft Theatre at 7.30pm. Tickets £15 (£12 concessions) from Dulwich Helpline 020 8299 2623.

Sunday 25th Walk led by Steve Grindlay, archivist of the Sydenham Society. Sydenham Hill to Crescent Wood Road. A look in detail at the C19 and C20 buildings. Meet 2.30pm corner of Sydenham Hill and Crystal Palace Parade beside the roundabout. £6 (on behalf of the Friends of Dulwich Picture Gallery)

Tuesday 27th Dulwich Picture Gallery Lecture Series ‘The 1960’s’ Code-breakers: the scientists who measured life in molecules by Georgina Ferry. Linbury Room 10.30am £10.

May 2010

Friday 7th Dulwich Festival 7-16 May opens

Sunday 9th Dulwich Picture Gallery Exhibition Paul Nash, the Elements ends.

Tuesday 11th Dulwich Picture Gallery Lecture Series ‘The 1960’s’ On the Buses: The End of Austerity Routemaster Bus Trip. Morning tour 9am-12noon. Afternoon tour 1.30pm-4.30pm. A tour of iconic landmarks and key examples of architecture from the period 1957-1969. With Joel Kerr. £10 booking essential.

Thursday 13th Dulwich Decorative & Fine Arts Society Lecture Vietnamese Painting & The French Connection by Ann Peerless. James Allen’s Girls’ School 6th Form lecture theatre 8pm.

Sunday 16th The Dulwich Society : Local History Walk - Telegraphs, semaphores and the threat of Invasion! Led by Brian Green as part of the Dulwich Festival - Very hilly walk -robust walkers - Meet 2.30pm Dulwich Park Café.

Tuesday 18th. Dulwich Society Garden Group visit to Leonardslee Lakes and Gardens. Rhododendrons and Azaleas should be in full bloom. Guided tour. 9.00am coach from Dulwich Picture Gallery, College Rd entrance. Price £28 includes transport, admission, tour and tips. Booking - Ina Pulleine. Tel. 8670 5477 (after 11.00am).

Saturday 22nd. Private guided tour of Buckingham Palace Gardens arranged by the Dulwich Society Garden Group. Includes a 20 minute talk on the history of the gardens and a one hour tour. Limited to 25 places. 8.30am from Dulwich Picture Gallery, College Rd entrance. Price £35 includes transport, admission, tour and tips. Booking - Ina Pulleine. Tel. 8670 5477 (after 11.00am).

Tuesday 25th Dulwich Picture Gallery Lecture Series ‘The 1960’s’ Architecture & Community: British Architecture 1957-1969 by Hilary Grainger. Linbury Room 10.30am £10.

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