August

Wednesday 1 August: East Dulwich WI Meeting
An exciting programme of guest speakers, activities and entertainment lined up for members this year. You can check them all out over on our events page. We meet on the first Wednesday of each month at The Lodge, above East Dulwich Tavern, 1 Lordship Lane, East Dulwich, SE22 8EW. 7pm for a 7.30pm start. Membership and waiting list is currently closed www.eastdulwichwi.co.uk.


Saturday 4 August: parkrun
Saturday mornings at 9am. The parkrun is a free weekly timed 5k run, which is open to all standards of runners; it is not a race.
Peckham Rye start is near the Colyton Road entrance of Peckham Rye park and run three laps of the gardens www.parkrun.org.uk/peckhamrye
Dulwich Park start is Queen Mary’s Gate on the south side of the park. This is the entrance on the South Circular (A205), Dulwich Common www.parkrun.org.uk/dulwich


Tuesday 7 August: Honor Oak Women’s Institute
7.30 at The General Napier Pub, 73 Bovill Road, SE23 1EX. All ladies are welcome, please do come along, the first visit is free and due to our new larger venue we now have spaces for new members to join. Please feel free to call Gill on 07949 569018 if you have any questions We meet on the first Tuesday of every month from 7.30pm.


Saturday 11 August: parkrun
Saturday mornings at 9am. The parkrun is a free weekly timed 5k run, which is open to all standards of runners; it is not a race.
Peckham Rye start is near the Colyton Road entrance of Peckham Rye park and run three laps of the gardens www.parkrun.org.uk/peckhamrye
Dulwich Park start is Queen Mary’s Gate on the south side of the park. This is the entrance on the South Circular (A205), Dulwich Common www.parkrun.org.uk/dulwich


Sunday 12 August: East Dulwich Car Boot
Goodrich School, Dunstans Road SE22. Come & sell your unwanted upcycled & vintage items. Pitch Enquiries 07398 577183. Sellers 11am. Public Entry FREE 12pm. All pitches are pre-paid to avoid road congestion come rain or shine. Every 2nd Sunday of the month.


Sunday 12 August: The Peckham Society Peckham Walk
14.00hrs. Led by Peter Frost. Meet at Peckham Rye Station. Duration 2 hours. Embraces what was the “Golden Mile” of the 1930’s with its department stores and art deco architecture. You are introduced to the unexpected which has made Peckham a favourite destination for the discerning visitor.


Sunday 12 August: Street Art walk
2pm-4pm. Street Art 2-hour guided walk with Amanda Greatorex starts Vale End opposite East Dulwich station 2pm. How this project came about and all the information on the art and artists old and new. Tickets £15 Facebook.com/dulwichoutdoorgallery


Sunday 12 August: SINGAROUND at The Ivy House
Another popular Singaround hosted by The Goose Is Out! All are welcome, whether to sing or to listen. It’s an informal and supportive atmosphere, so don’t worry if it’s your first time! Songs of any country or culture welcome. Door 7pm. Singing starts 7.15pm, finishes by 10.30pm at the latest. £2 on the door. More information from www.thegooseisout.com


 Monday 13 August: New Women’s Institute in East Dulwich
7.30pm. Dulwich Constitutional Club, East Dulwich Grove, East Dulwich, SE22. For further details if interested in more information please contact Sue Jarvie on suejarvie53@gmail.com


Thursday 16 August: Mums in Business
Come along at 8pm to Daisy Lets & Sales on Lordship Lane and meet new and existing members, have a chat and some nibbles and a glass of wine! Please do let me know if you plan to come so I know numbers in advance, claire@daisylets.uk.


Friday 17 – Sunday 19 August: Wild Child Festival
Wild Child is a new Children’s Festival designed by parents especially for 0-11 year olds. With an emphasis on arts, creative play, wellbeing and STEAM activities Wild Child provides a fun-filled day out to entertain the whole tribe. Circus, Storytelling, Dance Parties, Arts & Crafts and loads more. Trevor Bailey Sports Ground, Dulwich, London SE21 7LE. 10am – 5pm daily (with gates open from 9am – 6pm). Early Bird Tickets from £20, Under 3s £5, Under 18 months Free. Tickets: www.wildchildfestivals.co.uk


Saturday 18 August: parkrun
Saturday mornings at 9am. The parkrun is a free weekly timed 5k run, which is open to all standards of runners; it is not a race.
Peckham Rye start is near the Colyton Road entrance of Peckham Rye park and run three laps of the gardens www.parkrun.org.uk/peckhamrye
Dulwich Park start is Queen Mary’s Gate on the south side of the park. This is the entrance on the South Circular (A205), Dulwich Common www.parkrun.org.uk/dulwich


Saturday 25 August: parkrun
Saturday mornings at 9am. The parkrun is a free weekly timed 5k run, which is open to all standards of runners; it is not a race.
Peckham Rye start is near the Colyton Road entrance of Peckham Rye park and run three laps of the gardens www.parkrun.org.uk/peckhamrye
Dulwich Park start is Queen Mary’s Gate on the south side of the park. This is the entrance on the South Circular (A205), Dulwich Common www.parkrun.org.uk/dulwich


Wednesday 29 August: Work on Emmanuel Wildlife Garden, Chalford Road
2-4pm. Want to get down to Earth? Then get to Emmanuel wildlife garden, off  Chalford Road, West Dulwich on the last Wednesday afternoon of every month. Norwood Wildlife Team created a garden on a patch between Emmanueel, a Parish Church, and their neighbours 12yrs ago and have recently returned it to its original purpose with the help of Church members. Beginners welcome. We hope to see you, for further information. Contact John Cotter on 8244 8724.


Wednesday 29 August: Cooking with Scissors
An opportunity for local business professionals to meet, make new contacts and gain new business.  Meets at upstairs at The Palmerston, 91 Lordship Lane, SE22 from 6.45pm – 8.45pm. The last Wednesday of every month. Free Admission. To find out more or register your interest in attending, please email sbn@cookingwithscissors.co.uk.


Thursday 30 August: Grease at Belair House
From the long running hit Broadway show comes one of the most popular screen musicals of all time. Night Star Cinema in collaboration with Belair House is hosting a season of summer night film screenings continuing with this classic musical homage to the 1950s. Perfect for some late summer lovin… Fully stocked bar is available serving cocktails, food, snacks & ice cream throughout the evening. Doors open from 6pm, the film programme begins at 7.45pm. Enjoy good food, music and the party atmosphere, topped off with a classic movie, and a licensed bar open ’til 1am. Remember to bring warm clothing/blankets, and something to sit on. Belair House, Dulwich Village, London SE21 7AB. Tickets £15. Buy tickets here or in person at Belair House – limited tickets available on the night.

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