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March Events at Bell House

Stress Management and Resilience – Tuesday 5th March, 7pm Join Tracy from Happy Life for an interactive session on identifying signs of stress and employing effective strategies to build resilience. The Beekeeper’s Year: An Introduction – Saturday 9th March, 10am Bell House’s head beekeeper, Philip Nicholson will guide you through a year as a beekeeper, in preparation for practical sessions starting in April. Perfect for someone interested in keeping bees, or curious about the insect’s secret life! Christian Dior, Designer of Dreams: Curator’s Talk – Wednesday 13th March, 7:15pm – sold out at time of going to press. Oriole Cullen, the curator of the V&A’s sell out exhibition Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams discusses the history and impact of one of the 20th century’s most influential couturiers. Positive Pause ‘Talking Menopause, Nutrition and Exercise with the Experts’ – Saturday 16th March, 1:30pm Join Positive Pause at Bell House for another fantastic lineup of speakers on nutrition and exercise to be your best self during menopause. What are Multi-Sensory Techniques? – Wednesday 20th March, 7pm Dr …

The Bechdel Sound Test returns to South London with female-fronted music weekender celebrating International Women’s Day 

Collective returns to residency at the Book & Record Bar & Picturehouse Cinema, West Norwood from 8th – 10th March 2019  The Bechdel Sound Test will be bringing good vibes to SE27 this International Women’s Day weekend with three days of events celebrating women in music. The weekender includes a club night celebrating female-fronted cross-genre bangers, a live music night with and a film screening. No genre is off limits; from indie to hip hop to disco and channeling inspirations from the likes of Kate Bush, Missy Elliot, Sonic Youth, Abba, Patti Smith and Kathleen Hanna, the series of events will see local female DJs, music and arts talent take over to the decks at West Norwood’s Book and Record Bar and Picturehouse Cinema. Originally launching in 2018 as a club night paying homage to the best of female musical talent and riffing on the popular concept of the Bechdel Test (a measure of the representation of women in cinema, first coined by Alison Bechdel), The Bechdel Sound Test has grown to cover film and …

Spring Awakening

It’s always a joy to wake up to a wonderful piece of music, which you haven’t encountered before but which instantly becomes a firm favourite.  In the Concordia Chamber Choir’s Spring Concert, we’re sure you’ll discover some such gems among these exceptional choral works. From the 16th century, they bring you the Lamentations of Robert White, Master of Choristers at Westminster Abbey, specially composed to be sung during Holy Week and a small masterpiece of the Tudor era. From the early 18th century Italian Baroque comes Crucifixus by Antonio Lotti, a motet from a section of the Credo in F. Finally, from the modern era, the Concordia Chamber Choir will perform two pieces by John Rutter; Britain’s most notable contemporary composer of choral church music: the intense and mystical anthem Hymn to the Creator of Light. (dedicated to Herbert Howells) and his Requiem in seven movements with its unforgettable Pie Jesu. So come out of hibernation for a magical journey of musical awakening. The performance is at 7.30pm on Saturday 16th March at All Saints’ Church, Lovelace Rd, SE21 8JY. Tickets cost £14 at the door, …

Village Books – March Events

Village Books is located in the heart of lovely leafy Dulwich Village. They are a small but beautifully stocked award-winning independent bookshop with a terrific range of books to suit all the family. They also hold author events every month and have events with Michael Palin, Graham Norton, Philip Pullman, Jacqueline Wilson, Judith Kerr, Dan Snow, Yotam Ottolenghi, Adam Kay, Evan Davis, Alexander McCall Smith, Robert Harris, Gail Honeyman and many more. Here’s what’s on in March… An Evening of Storytelling, Family Secrets and the Bonds that Ties us Together   Join Village Books and Alleyn’s School Enterprises for an evening with three novelists whose books have been bestsellers and whose works have been gathering praise from famous names. Ruth Hogan’s debut novel The Keeper of Lost Things was a Sunday Times Bestseller, and has sold over 800,000 copies since publication. Hannah Beckerman’s novel If Only I Could Tell You is a life affirming novel with a secret that will break your heart and an ending that will put it together again.  Harriet Evans’ latest novel, The Wildflowers, was a Richard and Judy …

Midcentury Modern® at Dulwich College

  60 top midcentury dealers and 25 hot contemporary designers come together at this celebrated show at Dulwich College on Sunday 10th March. “Design Addicts will have a heart attack” Grand Designs If you don’t just wear vintage, you live vintage, you will LOVE this celebrated interiors show. And there’s modern mixed in too. Check out a wealth of contemporary designers and midcentury dealers showing their wares at the next Midcentury Modern®. See the launch of Baines & Fricker’s new room divider with integrated storage alongside superb designs from newbies Workshop no.8, Thurgood Design and From Workshop with contemporary furniture treats in store for all. Also premiering at the show, P.Westwell and Susannah Weiland with gorgeous wallpapers and sumptuous textiles. Eckford Chong will be bringing along flat pack stools which click together with no need for glue or screws and use off cuts so are environmentally friendly to boot. Returning to the show are Design Bros with their exciting graphic and sculptural furniture including their new Kaku sideboard. Kevin Dutton has been a photographer for over …