Now until 29 April: Love West Dulwich Lamp-post Banner Competition – Exhibition Launch
The ‘LWD Vision Exhibition’ will be held between 1 April to 29 April at Volcano Coffee House (Ground Floor, Parkhall Business Centre, 40 Martell Rd, West Dulwich, SE21 8EN). Twenty eye-catching designs celebrating the spirit of West Dulwich have been selected to adorn new lamp-post banners in the area. The completed banners will be installed on 60 lamp-posts in the area and officially unveiled at the Love West Dulwich Spring Fair on Saturday 20 May.

Thursday 27 April – 14 May: Lewisham Art House presents Knots Exhibition
Lewisham Art House will present KNOTS, an exhibition of new work by Shiree Allen, Nancy Edwards, Jo Evans and Liz Workman. Knots are everywhere in our daily life, often overlooked but always invaluable. Working in print, photography, sculpture and works on paper, each artist has responded to the theme of knots: the literal (tangled, connected, binding, tension, repetition); the psychological and emotional (stomach knots, ‘certain knot of peace’, tying the knot); and the mythological (Gordian knots, Heraldic knots). A collaborative sculpture forms the centre piece of the exhibition.

Opening hours: 12-6pm Thursday to Sunday
Dates: 27th April – 14th May 2017
Private View: Friday 28th April
Address: Lewisham Art House, 140 Lewisham Way, London, SE14 6PD

Friday 28 April – 29 May: The Herne Hill Free Film Festival Celebrates Its 5th Birthday
The Herne Hill Free Film Festival celebrates its 5th birthday with a month-long programme of screenings ranging from Hollywood blockbusters, documentary films and shorts by local filmmakers. The event runs from 28 April to 29 May 2017 across a range of venues around SE24, including iconic outdoor sites, local churches, schools, pubs, railways arches and a brewery.Venues – various locations around Herne Hill, SE24.Price – all events are free. No booking required. Full programme available here.

Saturday 29 April: 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
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

Saturday 29 April: 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.

Saturday 29 April – EWAN McLENNAN, The Foxglove Trio, Ian Kennedy & Sarah Lloyd at The Ivy House
Ewan McLennan is a young guitarist at the forefront of his generation; a troubadour, balladeer and storyteller cut in the old style; a singer who  can move audiences with his passion and pathos; and a songwriter for whom social justice is still a burning issue. The Foxglove Trio  is a group of multi-instrumentalists who perform mostly traditional songs from around the British Isles in English and Welsh. They are making a name for themselves for their beautiful harmonies, creative new arrangements and engaging live performances. Ian Kennedy & Sarah Lloyd (who replace Aimee Leonard and Emmie Ward tonight) are local singers who have gone from strength to strength both individually and as a duo. Expect great songs and lovely harmonies! Tickets £12/10 advance, £13/11 on the door. Door 7pm, Live music starts 8pm. Please note that this concert is on a SATURDAY! For tickets and further information, please see

Saturday 29 April: Mindfulness in daily life
With life coach and former GP, Dr Caroline Hough. 10am-4pm. Mindfulness is about being in the present moment. There is a strong evidence base showing it improves wellbeing. Why not come to a workshop. Experience mindfulness exercises, increase your knowledge, appreciate how to use mindfulness in your daily life and build skills to manage your emotions and enhance your well being. Cost £75 each, £120 for 2. Location: Fashion Conscious wellness, 28 Grove Vale, East Dulwich SE22 8EF. For more information & to book contact Caroline: 07957 294444

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