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Pub in the Park Statement

Tom Kerridge has announced the decision to reschedule this year’s Pub in the Park Summer tour following advice and in the interest of everyone’s health, well-being and confidence. The revised schedule of the Pub in the Park 2020 tour is: Chichester, venue TBC, 14-16 August Tunbridge Wells, Dunorlan Park, 21-23 August Chiswick, Chiswick House & Gardens, 4-6 September St Albans, Verulamium Park, 11-13 September Bath, Royal Victoria Park, 18-20 September Warwick, St. Nicholas Park, 18-20 September Marlow, Higginson Park, 25-27 September Dulwich – dates & venue TBC The vast majority of the music, including headline acts, chef and restaurant line-up will remain the same. Any minor alterations will be announced in due course.  “We would like to thank the chefs, restaurants, venues, local authorities, artists and many of our other contributors who have shown their unwavering support of Pub in the Park to enable us to rearrange our plans. In the meantime, we want you all to keep healthy and look after each other.” – Tom Kerridge   TICKET INFO All ticket holders to venues …

Bell House – events update

Following the government’s update on advice on non-essential contact and travel as of 16/03/20, we will be postponing almost all our upcoming events at Bell House until further notice. As much as possible we are arranging a new date for the summer or autumn for postponed events. If you have signed up or booked tickets for an event already, you will be contacted in due course regarding new dates, refunds, etc. Please check our events listings for all current and future updates.  VOLUNTEERING UPDATE Our weekly drop-in sessions for the Quilt Academy and Ruskin Readers are currently suspended until further notice. Garden volunteering in the fresh air will continue on a no-contact basis. You’re welcome to join us on Wednesday and Saturday mornings from 9.30am – 11.30am to enjoy the benefits of purposeful activity outdoors. Read more about our garden volunteering or email us for more information. We will continue to review the situation as government advice changes so please continue to check our website for the latest information. CHECK OUT OUR YOUTUBE CHANNEL Bell House Films is our YouTube channel that features videos …

Bell House – March events!

Due to the recent news and government guidelines around the Covid-19 outbreak, please check ahead for all events before booking tickets or attending.  An Evening with Elinor Lipman: Village Books Tuesday 17th March, 7.30pm Village Books are delighted to welcome Elinor Lipman, author of The Inn at Lake Devine, Then She Found Me and The Family Man to Dulwich. The Washington Post described Elinor as “an enchanting, infinitely witty yet serious, exceptionally intelligent, wholly original, and Austen-like stylist”. Top Tips for Exams for Dyslexic Students Wednesday 18th March, 7.00pm A lively and interactive presentation showcasing top tips for exam preparation for students with dyslexia. It will aim to inspire students to prepare effectively for the exam season ahead. Old, Middle, Modern: Chaucer as the turning-point in the story of English pronunciation Friday 20th March, 7.30pm David Crystal, the foremost writer and lecturer on the English language illustrates the development of pronunciation from Old English (Beowulf) through Middle English (Chaucer) to Early Modern English (Shakespeare). Never Weather-Beaten Saile: A concert to mark the sailing of the Mayflower …

The Multi Story Orchestra and students from Harris Academy Peckham premiere “The Endz”

An original piece of music theatre bringing together rap, spoken word and songs to shed light on how gang violence impacts young people, in their own words. Gang violence continues to be one of the most critical issues impacting young people today. Knife crime figures in Southwark went up by a shocking 60% in 2017, and in 2018 it was the London borough with the highest number of fatal stabbings. Meanwhile, £39 million has been cut from council youth service budgets across the capital and Southwark’s youth service spending is down by 53 per cent since 2011- 12. Following the death of an ex pupil from Harris Academy Peckham last year, a group of 30 young people from the school are now telling their own story about the bitter reality of gang culture today through art. The internationally celebrated Peckham-based Multi-Story Orchestra is supporting these young people to create an original piece of music theatre, “The Endz”, shedding light on the social issues they face today. “The Endz” will come to two of Southwark’s theatres in March. …

Horniman Museum and Gardens: March events!

Exhibitions and Displays Permian Monsters: Life Before the Dinosaurs Now until 1 November 2020 252 million years ago, in a period called the Permian, life on Earth was dominated by extraordinary creatures. It was a time of fearsome sabre-toothed predators, giant insects and bizarre-looking sharks. The Permian ended with a mass extinction that destroyed 90% of all life, paving the way for the Earth’s next great rulers… the dinosaurs. Tickets*: Child £5, Adult £9, Family (up to two adults and two children) £20. Horniman Members and Benefactors enjoy free, unlimited entry. *Prices include a voluntary Gift Aid donation which helps support the work of the Horniman. See www.horniman.ac.uk for more information and to book tickets. Stages of Making Until 19 April Step into this immersive exhibition in The Studio where all the artworks have a story to tell about design, techniques and time. Inspired by the history of the Horniman and its collections, Stages of Making is produced by a collective of local community members working with artist Katie Schwab. Works include painted walls, table …