Friday 24 March: C L U B L O C A L
Brings together like-minded South East Londoners for a dance night on your doorstep, DJs playing club classics from the 90s and 00s you’ll know and love, whilst hanging out with people who share the love of the best dance anthems! Put Friday 24th March in your diary, sort a babysitter and head to your favourite local East Dulwich bar: The Lodge, upstairs at the East Dulwich Tavern. CLUB LOCAL events are created for you by people like you who want a no-hassle night out, locally. Tickets £9 (incl a glass of Prosecco upon arrival). Time: 8pm – 1am. Buy tickets via: www.thelittlediscocompany.co.uk
Saturday 25 March: 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 March: Dulwich Village Farmer’s Market
We grow it. We sell it. You buy it, you peel it, you mash it, you chop it, you boil it, you fry it, you roast it, you bake it, you steam it, you grill it, you slice it. You eat it. Every Saturday 10am–2pm at Dulwich C of E Infants’ School, Turney Road junction with Dulwich Village London SE21 7JU. www.lfm.org.uk
Saturday 25 March: The Lovely Little Company Nearly New Baby Items Sale
3-5pm at St Andrew’s Church, Brockley Road, SE4-2SA. The Lovely Little Company is holding another Newly New Baby Items Sale. Pop along to St Andrew’s Church & find lots of pre-loved bargains. They’ll be baby clothes, equipment, toys & books as well as maternity-wear. It’s also lovely opportunity to meet other parents in the area. We also have amazing cakes on sale too! £1 entry for buyers. If you’re in need of a clear-out & would like to book a table at the sale then all the information you need is on our website thelovelylittle.wordpress.com/about or check us out on:Facebook: @TheLovelyLittleCompany, Twitter: @lovelylittleco and Instagram: @thelovelylittlecompany. See you there!
Saturday 25 March: Dulwich Community Council meeting
So at 1pm,Dulwich Community Council decision making meeting for the Neighbourhoods Fund and Cleaner Greener Safer Fund. Dulwich Library, 368 Lordship Lane, Dulwich, SE22 8NB.
Then the Dulwich community council forum meeting will be at 1.30pm and is themed on the New Southwark Plan. We will be focusing on:
• What is the New Southwark Plan and how it will affect Dulwich
• Discussions on how you can help shape the plan for Dulwich
We’ll also be covering:
• Results of the North Cross Road Market extension consultation
• Feedback on our discussions on Business in Dulwich
• Public questions
• Community announcements
Saturday 25 March – 1 April: West Norwood Free Film Festival
West Norwood is set to host to its first ever Free Film Festival from 25th March – 1st April 2017. Today, organisers announced the programme that local film lovers will be treated to over the week-long event. Featuring cult classics, art house favourites and new releases, the volunteer-run festival will take place in an eclectic mix of venues across the West Norwood neighbourhood, with all screenings completely free to enter. For more information visit our website or follow us on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram @WestNorwoodFFF
Saturday 25 March: Peckham Rotary Quiz Night
7 for 7.30pm at 23rd Camberwell Headquarters, 18A Gilesmead, 79 Camberwell Church St, Camberwell, London, SE5 7LN. Directions (From Camberwell Church St). Take the small gate (opposite St Giles Church) into Gilesmead. Walk all the way along the promenade to the farthest set of stairs. The HQ is signposted from there, up a short set of stairs. Ample on-street parking can be found on Benhill Rd, adjacent to Gilesmead.Tickets £10, including buffet. Pay bar available. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 01895 476292
Saturday 25 March: Dulwich Symphony Orchestra – Spring Concert
7pm. The DSO’s Spring concert at 7pm, on Saturday 25th March in West Dulwich at the beautiful All Saints Church SE21, features local soprano Ruth Holton who is renowned for her recordings of Bach cantatas and oratorios. She has toured Germany, England and America in a series of recitals marking CPE Bach’s 300th anniversary and is singing Howells Hymnus Paradisi and the Odes to St Cecilia by Purcell and Handel in the Three Choirs Festival in Worcester this summer. All Saints West Dulwich, Lovelace Road, London, SE21 8JY. Ticket prices: £12 adults (concessions £10), under 16s free. Ticket includes free interval drink – West Dulwich or Tulse Hill rail stations – free on-street parking – disability accessible. www.dulwichsymphonyorchestra.org.uk or find us on Twitter @DulwichSymphony. Tickets available on Eventbrite, search for ‘Dulwich Symphony Orchestra’
Sunday 26 March: Gallery Stories at Dulwich Picture Gallery
Selected Sundays of every month. Participate in interactive storytelling in the main gallery. Please meet the storyteller at the gallery ticket desk. Two sessions per day, 2.30pm & 3.10pm. Free with Gallery ticket. www.dulwichpicturegallery.org.uk
Monday 26 March: Dig it Gardening Club
Frendsbury garden in Brockley offers two weekly gardening clubs for wellbeing: Dig It on a Wednesday afternoon at 2pm and We Dig It 2 on a Monday afternoon at 1.30pm. Both clubs finish at 4pm. They are open to all adults in the area, especially those who are under-employed, socially isolated and recovering from mental ill-health. More info here. Please get in touch if you need more information on how to access the clubs by emailing email@example.com or texting /ringing Ruth on 07766 596600 or by the Facebook page FriendsOfFrendsburyGardens. Spring is here, so come on down!
Tuesday 28 March: Tour de France Wine Tasting – Rhone – At Toasted Wine Shop
There’s no place like Rhone. We’ll be comparing and contrasting the vast Southern Rhone, known for its production of juicy red blends – versus the exclusive single variety reds of Northern Rhone where Syrah is king. 7.30pm-9.00pm at Toasted Wine Shop, 36 Lordship Lane, East Dulwich. Tickets £20 available at: http://toasteddulwich.eventbrite.com or call us on: 0200 8693 9021 – Toasted Wine Shop run weekly tastings on Tuesday evenings and regularly host winemakers from around the world.
Tuesday 28 March: Sir Peter Bazalgette on The Empathy Instinct
7pm. We return to Dulwich College’s brand new George Farha Auditorium to hear from Sir Peter Bazalgette, former Chair of Arts Council England and author of The Empathy Instinct. Sir Peter’s book presents revolutionary new ideas about what empathy is and how it can transform society. It concludes with a Charter for Empathy, where challenges such as religious conflict and racism, decent health and social care, effective and humane criminal justice and even artificial intelligence are addressed by this new thinking. There is a full press release for the book in the dropbox folder (see above). This event will take place in the George Farha Auditorium, Dulwich College, SE21 7LD. Tickets £7.50 bookable here
Wednesday 29 March: Dig it Gardening Club
Frendsbury garden in Brockley offers two weekly gardening clubs for wellbeing: Dig It on a Wednesday afternoon at 2pm and We Dig It 2 on a Monday afternoon at 1.30pm. Both clubs finish at 4pm. They are open to all adults in the area, especially those who are under-employed, socially isolated and recovering from mental ill-health. More info here.
Wednesday 29 March: W.I.N.O.W – Women In Need of Wine
By special request, Toasted Wine Shop is now running monthly afternoon wine tasting events, especially for women. On the last Wednesday of every month, we’ll be hosting W.I.N.O.W – for Women in Need of Wine! A fun and informal wine tasting for beginners and connoisseurs alike. Learn something new, improve your wine chat and relax with friends. 1.30-3.00pm for £15 pp Tickets available at http://toasteddulwich.eventbrite.com or call us on: 0200 8693 9021
Wednesday 29 March: Cooking with Scissors
6.45-8.45pm. Upstairs at The Palmerston, 91 Lordship Lane. An opportunity for local business professionals to meet, make new contacts and gain new business. Meet the last Wednesday of every month. To find out more or register your interest in attending please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thursday 30 March: After-school Kids Sewing – Cushion Covers
4-6pm, £17.50 each @ Punk Me Up Cafe (34 E Dulwich Road, SE22 9AX). Get to grips with how to use a sewing machine in this 2-hour workshop making cushion covers. For kids ages 6+. Visit www.thesewcialcircle.com to book.
Friday 31 March: OYSTERS3, Hadrian’s Union, Julian Lebender at The Ivy House
John Jones, Alan Prosser and Ian Telfer, the three founder members and creative heart of folk-rock legends Oysterband, invite you to an evening of fresh acoustic performance and off-the-wall stories – an insight into their history, sometimes turbulent, often funny, with great songs from every era of a unique career. Hadrian’s Union are a five piece Contemporary Folk Rock band from England and Scotland. Their influences include Lindisfarne, Home Service, Stackridge and the Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band. Julian Lebender is an up-and-coming young singer/songwriter who combines folky guitar elements with popular song structures. Tickets £16/13 advance, £17/14 on the door. Door 7pm, Live music starts 8pm. For tickets and further information, please see www.thegooseisout.com
Friday 31 March: NatWest CricketForce Showcase
Streatham & Marlborough CC is proud to have been chosen by the England and Wales Cricket Board (out of 2500 other clubs) as a national showcase club to launch 2017’s NatWest CricketForce. The main day will be on 31st March 2017 but the work will continue on 1st & 2nd April. Registration begins at 9.30 a.m. This event is also a major opportunity to raise awareness regarding our bid for a new pavilion and is one of the reasons we have been selected by the ECB. There will also be cricket games and activities for children, free CricketForce t-shirts, opportunities to win bats and cricket gear, and newcomers wishing to join the club will be able to sign up on the day. For further information, please contact the SMCC project leader Raj Patel (email@example.com). See also our Twitter @SMCricketClub and Website www.streathammarlboroughcc.co.uk. Streatham & Marlborough Cricket Club, Dulwich Common, London, SE21 7EX (just off the junction between the South Circular Road and Lordship Lane).