December

Saturday 1 December: 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 4 December: 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.


Wednesday 5 December: Goose Green Coffee Morning
We meet every Wednesday from 10:30 until 12:00 at St. John’s Church by Goose Green. Come and meet others over tea, coffee and cake. Find us at 62a East Dulwich Road SE22 9AT. On the 2nd Wednesday of each month there will also be a short talk given by an interesting speaker.


Wednesday 5 December: 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. The EDWI is currently open for new members. Why not try us out – you can come along to 3 meetings before committing yourself (£3 fee per night). Email us at edwicommittee@eastdulwichwi.co.uk or visit www.eastdulwichwi.co.uk.


Thursday 6 December: Knit, Crochet and Natter Club @ Really Maria
6:30-9:00 pm. Free club. Really Maria, 15 Lordship Lane, East Dulwich SE22 8EW. www.reallymaria.com.


Thursday 6 December: Dulwich Folk Dance Club (Country Dancing)
8 – 10 pm. St Barnabas Parish Hall, Gilkes Place, Dulwich Village SE21 7BT. Come country (aka folk) dancing! Good exercise and lots of fun. No partner or experience-necessary:  All welcome. Come and make new friends. Contacts: Wendy 020 8769 9832; John 020 8693 2873.


Saturday 8 December: 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 8 December: Madonna over the Waves – music of the elements and a celebration of Advent
7.30pm. The Ionian Singers with Emily Gray, mezzo-soprano, and Timothy Salter, conductor and pianist, will give a concert in All Saints Church, Rosendale Road in West Dulwich on Saturday 8th December at 7.30pm. This concert takes its title from the Danish choral work by Lange-Müller Madonna over bølgerne. The theme of water and the sea occurs throughout the first half of this two-part programme with secular choral music and solo songs for mezzo-soprano and piano by a range of composers including Schubert, Brahms, Elgar, Stanford, Parry and Sibelius. Music for Advent and Christmas form the second half of the concert. The choral works will include music by Sweelinck, Poston (The apple tree), Cornelius (The Three Kings), Timothy Salter and Russell Hepplewhite. The Nativity is celebrated in a group of songs by R.Strauss, Fauré, Ravel and Howells (Come sing and dance). All Saints’ Church, Rosendale Road, London SE21 8LN. Tickets at the door or in advance from 020 8693 1051, 07950 143 916 or info@ioniansingers.co.uk. £13.00 (£11 concessions). www.ioniansingers.co.uk


Sunday 9 December: East Dulwich Car Boot
Goodrich School, Dunstans Road SE22 0EP. Free parking for buyers. Come & sell your unwanted up cycled, vintage bric-a-brac, toys, books and clothing. Rain or shine! All pitches pre-booked/paid call 07870 362 276 to book your slot. Sellers arrive 11am. Buyers 12pm free entry. Outside hard ground pitches. Cars £15. Walk-ins £10. Open 11am – 4.30pm.


Monday 10 December: 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


Wednesday 12 December: Goose Green Coffee Morning
We meet every Wednesday from 10:30 until 12:00 at St. John’s Church by Goose Green. Come and meet others over tea, coffee and cake. Find us at 62a East Dulwich Road SE22 9AT. On the 2nd Wednesday of each month there will also be a short talk given by an interesting speaker.


Thursday 12 December: Knit, Crochet and Natter Club @ Really Maria
6:30-9:00 pm. Free club. Really Maria, 15 Lordship Lane, East Dulwich SE22 8EW. www.reallymaria.com.


Thursday 12 December: Dulwich Folk Dance Club (Country Dancing)
8 – 10 pm. St Barnabas Parish Hall, Gilkes Place, Dulwich Village SE21 7BT. Come country (aka folk) dancing! Good exercise and lots of fun. No partner or experience-necessary:  All welcome. Come and make new friends. Contacts: Wendy 020 8769 9832; John 020 8693 2873.


Saturday 15 December: park run
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 19 December: Goose Green Coffee Morning
We meet every Wednesday from 10:30 until 12:00 at St. John’s Church by Goose Green. Come and meet others over tea, coffee and cake. Find us at 62a East Dulwich Road SE22 9AT. On the 2nd Wednesday of each month there will also be a short talk given by an interesting speaker.


Wednesday 19 December: Work on Emmanuel Wildlife Garden, Chalford Road TBC
2-4pm. The appeal for plants had a great response with offers of wild foxgloves, orchids, honeysuckle, hop and clematis. Offers of native wild flowers are always gratefully received. There is still a need for volunteers to help on site. No need to bring tools there is a huge stock including bow saws, sledgehammers, axes and bulb planters which may be hired for private use by volunteers at £2 per item per week. For sale at present seed of TOADFLAX which John reckons helps our ailing bee population, “I have them all over my front garden and they are covered in bees all day.” We hope to see you, for further information. Contact John Cotter on 020 8244 8724. Also every Saturday 2-4pm.


Thursday 20 December: Knit, Crochet and Natter Club @ Really Maria
6:30-9:00 pm. Free club. Really Maria, 15 Lordship Lane, East Dulwich SE22 8EW. www.reallymaria.com.


Thursday 20 December: Dulwich Folk Dance Club (Country Dancing)
8 – 10 pm. St Barnabas Parish Hall, Gilkes Place, Dulwich Village SE21 7BT. Come country (aka folk) dancing! Good exercise and lots of fun. No partner or experience-necessary:  All welcome. Come and make new friends. Contacts: Wendy 020 8769 9832; John 020 8693 2873.


Thursday 20 December: 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.


Saturday 22 December: 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 29 December: The Alleyn’s Head Car Boot Sale TBC
Last Saturday of every month. Open 9am-1pm (stallholders from 8am). Cars £10/Vans £15. The Alleyn’s Head pub car park, Park Hall Road, SE21 8BW. Contact Alison to book your pitch on alison@pgtimebank.org (no pitches available on the day, in advance only). Fundraising for Paxton Time Bank, a local skills exchange.


Sunday 30 December: East Dulwich Car Boot TBC
Goodrich School, Dunstans Road SE22 0EP. Free parking for buyers. Come & sell your unwanted up cycled, vintage bric-a-brac, toys, books and clothing. Rain or shine! All pitches pre-booked/paid call 07870 362 276 to book your slot. Sellers arrive 11am. Buyers 12pm free entry. Outside hard ground pitches. Cars £15. Walk-ins £10. Open 11am – 4.30pm.

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