March 2004

Until 18 April - The Crystal Palace at Sydenham Exhibition at The Dulwich Picture Gallery coincides with the 150th anniversary. Works by Tenniel, Pugin and Holman Hunt as well as original photographs and engravings are included in the exhibition.

Thursday 4th 12.30-1.30 Dulwich Picture Gallery Lunchtime Lecture Alchemy and the Artist; From Durer to Blake Philip Ball. Collection.

Thursday 11th Dulwich Decorative & Fine Arts Society Moorish Architecture in Andalucia Lecture, Sian Helen Walters. James Allen's Girls' School 8pm

Saturday 14th 6.30pm Concert in aid of All Saints, West Dulwich Organ Fund - The Great Hall, Dulwich College. Programme includes Dixit Dominus by Handel, Verse Anthems by Purcell, Canticle 1 by Britten. All Saints' Concert Choir and Orchestra, Leader: David Williams, Director: Timothy Penrose. Tickets £15, cons £12. There will also be a Fund Raising Dinner after the concert with an Auction of Promises. For tickets and information tel. 020 8766 6882

Tuesday 16th 10.30-11.30 - The Victorian Lecture Series - The Great Exhibition of 1851 and the Crystal Palace Jan Piggott. The Dulwich Picture Gallery, Linbury Room. Admission £6

Thursday 18th12.30-1.30 Dulwich Picture Gallery Lunchtime Lecture: 15th Century Court Life and the Status of Painters Brian Davies. Collection.

Dulwich Society Garden Group Lecture. Hardy Perennials for all Seasons. A lecture by Jane Sterndale-Bennett. St Barnabas Church Centre, Calton Avenue 8pm Admission free.

Saturday 27th 10.30am-3.30pm The Dulwich Picture Gallery. Sackler Study Day - Art at Easter: The Passion of Christ. Events in the Gospels have formed the subject matter of some of the greatest and most moving works of art ever created. Lecture by Valerie Woodgate. Fee £25: £20 cons and Friends (includes sandwich lunch).

Tuesday 30th - 10.30-11.30am - The Victorian Lecture Series - Joseph Paxton : Victorian Visionary and the busiest man in England - a lecture by Kate Colquhoun. Dulwich Picture Gallery, Linbury Room Admission £6.

April 2004

Thursday 1st 12.30-1.30 Dulwich Picture Gallery Lunchtime Lecture: Crystal Palace: Whither the Future? Malcolm Woods. Collection.

Saturday 3rd 10am-3pm The Dulwich Picture Gallery Short Study Course Exotic Easter Eggs - The course unravels the ancient Oriental art of wrapping with Washi - Japanese hand-painted papers - and teaches students to create seductively patterned eggs. Ideal ornamental gifts at Easter. Tutor ; Carol Jones. Fee £35, £30 cons and Friends (includes a sandwich lunch)

Thursday 8th Dulwich Decorative & Fine Arts Society Four Great Female Artists, Morisot.Cassatt, John and Kahlo Lecture, Pamela Halford. James Allen's Girls' School 8pm

Thursday 15th 12.30-1.30 Dulwich Picture Gallery Lunchtime Lecture: A Profound Secret. Josceline Dimbleby. Collection.

May 2004

Tuesday 11th 8pm The Dulwich Society - 41st Annual General Meeting St Barnabas Church Centre, Calton Avenue SE21.

Wednesday 12th Dulwich Picture Gallery -Henry Moore Exhibition opens

Thursday 13th 12.30=1.30 Dulwich Picture Gallery Lunchtime Lecture: Henry Moore. Ian Dejardin. Collection.

8pm Dulwich Decorative & Fine Arts Society Has Listing Gone To Far? The rise and fall of Historic Building Preservation Lecture, Dr Nicola Smith. James Allen's Girls'School.

Saturday 15th 2pm Dulwich Society Tree Walk in Dulwich Park Northside led by Letta Jones, Lecturer in Garden History and Horticulture. Meet at the Court Lane Gate.

Saturday 22nd 10.30am-3.30pm Sackler Study Day, The Dulwich Picture Gallery. From Idol to Image: A History of Sculpture - In the context of the Henry Moore exhibition, this study day will trace the development of sculpture from the Greeks to the present day. Lecturer - Valerie Woodgate. Fee £25; £20 cons and Friends (includes sandwich lunch)

Wednesday 26th - Sunday June 6th Display of Finalists' Studies for the Edward Alleyn Statue, sponsored by The Dulwich Society. Linbury Room, Dulwich Picture Gallery.

June 2004

Thursday 3rd Friday 4th Saturday 5th. At 8pm The Dulwich Players present - Amadeus -by Peter Shaffer, at the Edward Alleyn Theatre, Dulwich College. Tickets £6 from The Art Stationers, Dulwich Village.

Thursday 10th 8pm Dulwich Decorative & Fine Arts Society Mrs Eleanor's Secret Coade Stone lecture by Lt Col Dick Bolton. James Allen's Girls' School.

Thursday 17th The Dulwich Society Local History Group present " The People's Park - A Historical Walk led by Dr Jan Piggott in Crystal Palace Park - to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Opening of the Crystal Palace. Meet at the Penge Gate (beside the Information Office) at 7.30pm.

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