Events

April events at Bell House

Citizen of Nowhere: John Jukes Johnson Exhibition
Saturday 6thApril to Sunday 14thApril

A retrospective exhibition of paintings, prints, drawings, combines and ceramics by Dulwich-based artist John Jukes Johnson. Johnson will be in conversation with curator Jon Sharples at 4pm on Sunday 7thApril at 4pm and will run a workshop on Printing without a Press at 7pm on Wednesday 10thApril.

82 Degrees: Violin and Cello Recital – Grand Duo Concertante
Thursday 11thApril, 7:15pm

Join exciting new baroque partnership 82 Degrees as they explore the expressive limits of the violin and cello at Bell House. Discover the music of Hoffman, Haydn, Biber and Paganini.

The Beekeepers Year: An Introduction
Saturday 13thApril, 10am

Discover the secret life of a beekeeper, as our head beekeeper leads you through the essentials of a year in an apiary, in preparation for our monthly practical workshops.

Public Speaking for Visual Learners
Sunday 14thApril, 2pm

Do you have a fear of public speaking? In this workshop will help you discover simple, proven visual systems to creating, rehearsing and delivering a speech while overcoming your fears.

Touch-Typing for Dyslexia Course
Monday 15thApril – Thursday 18thApril, 10:30am

Touch-typing is a vital skill for children with dyslexia, helping them express themselves in the class room and beyond. We bring you a 4-day touch-typing course for children with dyslexia in Years 5-7.

Foxglove Forest School – weekly sessions
starting Wednesday 24thApril, 10:00am

Join Holly, Early Years Teacher and Forest School Leader for an immersive outdoor learning experience. Play in our mud kitchen, hunt for bugs or make a magic wand!

A Beekeepers Year: April Practical Session
Wednesday 24thApril, 4pm

What is April like in an apiary? Join our head beekeeper as he guides you through the Beekeeping Year with a practical session in the Bell House apiary.

Language Development in Infants: A Workshop for Parents and Babies
Thursday 25thApril, 10am

How can you support your baby’s development through communication and play? Jennifer Warwick, a Speech and Language Therapist, will lead this workshop on language development in babies under 1 year old. This will be a practical session with theory and tips to support your baby.

Adult Mental Health First Aid
Saturday 27thApril, 9:30am

Join Tracy from Happy Life for a half-day certificated ‘Mental Health Aware’ first aid course and enhance your understanding of wellbeing to better assist yourselves, friends, family or colleagues.

Sunday Supper Class
Sunday 28thApril

Come together to learn to cook (and then eat!) a delicious vegetarian supper, using seasonal vegetables. Led by Zita Steyn (author of Good Better Green), this workshop will teach you confidence in the kitchen, and is for complete beginners to those who already enjoy cooking.

JOIN THE BELL HOUSE COMMUNITY VEGETABLE GARDEN
Wednesdays 9:30-11:30am

All are welcome to join a Wednesday volunteer gardening group which focuses on the vegetable garden. April will be a busy month with planting seedlings, propagating, filling the greenhouse and (fingers crossed) harvesting the first winter vegetables.

Everyone welcome, whether you have never gardened before or you are a seasoned allotmenteer! The fun and supportive atmosphere is especially ideal for anyone wanting to get out and meet new people. Email Sarah, head volunteer gardener, at gardening@bellhouse.co.uk for more information.

Bell House, 27 College Rd, Dulwich, London SE21 7BG

www.bellhouse.co.uk

Image courtesy of John Jukes Johnson and David Owens Photography www.david-owens.co.uk