March 2006

Thursday 9th Dulwich Picture Gallery Lunchtime Lecture Series - Winslow Homer's English Sojourn. Linbury Room 12.30 - 1.30pm

At 7.30pm Dulwich Picture Gallery. Lecture: The Americans in Paris by Kathleen Adler, Curator of National Gallery's Exhibition Americans in Paris. Linbury Room, Dulwich Picture Gallery. Tickets £8 ( incl. glass of wine) from the Gallery.

At 8pm Dulwich Decorative & Fine Arts Society Lecture - Edward Lear: Landscape Painter and Poet by Desmond Moriarty. James Allen's Girls' School Lecture Hall

Saturday 11th The Ionian Singers - Concert (In aid of Save the Children). Music by Brahms, Bruckner, Verdi, Rossini and Mendelssohn. St. Stephen's Church, College Road, at 7.30pm. Tickets £12 (£10 concs, £5 students) at the door or from tel. 020 7733 6719

Wednesday 15th Dulwich Subscription Concert Lauren Weavers, Zephyr Wind Quintet. The Old Library, Dulwich College. Tickets £15 (£10 concs) from Sabrina Faulkner (020 8761 6659)

Saturday 18th Two's Company Production - Forgotten Voices of World War I - Handmaidens of Death. World War I play preceded by a reading of war poems. Directed by Tricia Thorns. St Barnabas Parish Hall, Dulwich Village. At 4.30pm and 8.30pm.Tickets £10 (concs £6) from The Art Stationers Dulwich Village. Unsuitable for children

Wednesday 22nd 7.30pm Friends of Dulwich Picture Gallery. Concert - The Doric String Quartet. 7.30pm in the Gallery. Tickets £15 incl. glass of wine. Tickets from the Friends Desk, Dulwich Picture Gallery.

Thursday 23rd THE DULWICH SOCIETY ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING at 7.45pm at the St. Barnabas Centre, Calton Avenue SE 21. Followed by a talk by Louise Simson, Sculptor of the Edward Alleyn Statue.

April 2006

Thursday 6th Dulwich Society Garden Group Lecture - Plant Hunting and Planting by Tom Hart Dyke who is an enthusiastic botanist, lover of plants and hunter of rare plants and orchids. 7.45pm for 8.00pmat the St. Barnabas Centre, Calton Avenue. Admission free.

Thursday 13th Dulwich Decorative & Fine Arts Society Lecture - Ideal Villages? Milton Abbas to Poundbury by Mervyn Miller. 8pm at James Allen's Girls' School Lecture Hall. 

May 2006

Thursday 4th Dog & Hat Film Society - Animation Night featuring local film makers, including work by Dulwich Hamlet School pupils.7.30pm upstairs at The Crown & Greyhound, Dulwich Village. Entrance £3 (concs £2)

Friday 12th Dulwich Festival opens.

Tuesday 16th 7.30pm Dulwich Subscription Concert. The Alexander Piano Quartet. Peter Graham - violin, Miriam Eisele - viola, Anna Mowat - cello, David Alexander - piano. The Old Library, Dulwich College. Tickets 315 (£10 concs) from Sabrina Faulkner (020 8761 6659)

Saturday 20th, Dulwich Society Trees Walk, Gallery Garden and College Road, led by Letta Jones, Horticultural Lecturer. Meet 2pm at Gallery Garden entrance in College Road. Part of Dulwich Festival. £3 charge.

Sunday 21st Dulwich Society Local History Walk - Wells, Romans, Telegraphs and TV led by Brian Green. Hilly walk, difficult for wheelchairs users. Part of the Dulwich Festival. Meet at bottom of Cox's Walk in front of The Harvester (corner of Dulwich Common and Lordship Lane) 2pm. £3 charge.

Dulwich Picture Gallery Exhibition - Winslow Homer : Poet of the Sea closes.

June 2006

Wednesday 7th Dulwich Picture Gallery Exhibition - Rembrandt & Co: Dealing Masterpieces opens

Tuesday 20th Dulwich Society Garden Group. Full day visit to the 'Beth Chatto Gardens' and 'Olivers'. Price £25 includes admission to both gardens. Reservations to Ina Pulleine, 1 Perifield, SE21 8NG. Telephone 8670 5477 (after 11.00am)

Wednesday 21st Dulwich Society Local History Walk - Walk for a summer's Evening - Exploring Dulwich's open spaces. Led by Brian Green. Meet 7.30pm North Dulwich Station.

Wednesday 21st at 8pm, Friday 23rdat 8pm, Saturday 24th at 5.30pm and 8pm, Sunday 25th at 5.30pm -

The Dulwich Players present The Taming of the Shrew by William Shakespeare. Dulwich Picture Gallery Garden. Tickets on sale from April, from The Art Stationers, Dulwich Village.

The Dulwich Society Annual General Meeting

Thursday 23 March 2006 at 7.45pm at St.Barnabas Church Centre, Calton Avenue SE 21.

After the formal business of receiving Reports and Accounts for 2005 and Elections of Officers and members of the Executive Committee there will be a talk given by Louise Simson, sculptor of the Edward Alleyn Statue, on her research and preparation which went into the creation of the maquette and the subsequent life-size scaling up of the statue.

Formal Notice of the AGM was given in the winter edition of the Newsletter. Reports from the Officers and Chairmen of the sub-Committees are available on our website ( or from the Hon. Secretary: Patrick Spencer, 7 Pond Cottages, SE 21 7LE . Tel: 020 8693 2043

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