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Horniman Museum and Gardens – March events

Exhibitions Colour: The Rainbow Revealed Now until 28 October Colour: The Rainbow Revealed is an award-winning exhibition exploring the endless ways in which colour shapes our world. Be dazzled by how colours are made and perceived, discover how animals use colour to attract and hide, and look into how different colours mean many different things for people across the planet. The exhibition is also full of family-friendly displays and interactive games including an Art Machine for you to create your own vibrant masterpiece, a Mood Room with multi-coloured lights, and a Colour Café to learn why only certain colours tempt our taste buds. Ticket prices: Child £4.40; Adult £7.70: Family (2 adults, 2 children) £18.70. Prices include voluntary 10% Gift Aid donation. Standard prices also available. Horniman Members and Benefactors enjoy free, unlimited visits to the exhibition. For more information and to book tickets go to Horniman Butterfly House 10am-5pm March to October / 10am-4pm November to February Last admission 30 minutes before closing. See the website for seasonal opening times. Get up close …

Spring Rising

Our story starts with the frozen, but fertile, earth – made up of many layers built-up over time.  A seed is brought from a distant land, borne by the wind it lands on this frozen ground. Tentatively, new life is nurtured and new growth springs forth… As we reach British Summer Time we celebrate the changing of the seasons, and the growth and change of a community over time. Following on from 2017’s successful Spring Waking, Southwark Council have commissioned a brand-new event for East Dulwich. SPRING RISING will see Emergency Exit Arts and Output Arts return to East Dulwich to create another spectacular community event. Spring Rising will feature a glowing community procession, with costumed dancers, live music and hundreds of people from across the community, ending in a magical illuminated garden with a finale show featuring the work of Sophia Walker. The procession has been designed by EEA and Output arts along with a brilliant team of Associate Artists. We will be working with schools, community groups and local residents to make lanterns …

Dulwich Park Fun Run

The Dulwich Park Fun Run on Saturday 26th May is a family friendly fundraising event that brings together the local community, families, athletes, and the wider cystic fibrosis community for the event of the spring! Set in the beautiful Dulwich Park; the 10km race consists of runners completing the circular route six times, and the 5km racers running the route three times. Every runners will receive lots of cheering and water along the route, a medal and goodie bag to take home with you. There is ample parking, toilet facilities, water stations, refreshments available to purchase, and a bouncy castle for the little ones. Sign up here! Dulwich Park, London, SE21 7BQ Image: The Cystic Fibrosis Trust SaveSave SaveSave

New social netball league in Dulwich

Playnetball will be running a ladies recreational league on Tuesday nights, starting on 27th March from 7-9pm. The season will run for 12 weeks. This league is suitable for players who are returning to netball after a break, new players with a little experience picking up the game or players who just want a bit of a run around without it being too competitive. Contact Kerry for more information or to sign up: or 07895 790025 or find Playnetball on Facebook JAGS Sports Club Red Post Hill SE24 9JN Image: Kerry Brooks SaveSave SaveSave

Dulwich Society Garden Group Spring Gardens Talk

The Dulwich Society Garden Group’s spring talk on 22nd March will be given by Troy Scott Smith, the Head Gardener at Sissinghurst Castle Garden since 2013. Before his move to Sissinghurst, Troy was Head Gardener at Bodnant in North Wales, another celebrated National Trust garden. Troy’s talk, “Sissinghurst – revitalising Vita”, will tell us about the 7-year project that he and his team are carrying out to revitalise the garden, bringing about a more authentically Vita Sissinghurst – a celebration of beauty, romance, intimacy and emotion. After the talk there will be an opportunity to meet Troy over a glass of wine. Tickets are £10 each (including a glass of wine) and may be purchased through (search “Dulwich Society”), or by sending a cheque payable to the “Dulwich Society” and SAE to Jeremy Prescott, 142 Court Lane, London SE21 7EB. Dulwich Society Garden Group Spring gardens talk Troy Scott Smith on “Sissinghurst – revitalising Vita” 7.30pm on Thursday 22nd March 2018 Lecture Theatre, Alleyn’s School, Townley Road, London SE22 8SU SaveSave SaveSave SaveSave