Events

Wednesday 17 July: 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 17 July: Dulwich Runners Club
7.15pm (for 7.30pm). Edward Alleyn Clubhouse, 83-85 Burbage Road, SE24 9HD We have various groups that run between 4 and 10 miles on different routes each week. There are groups for a variety of paces to suit all levels of ability from beginners, those looking to build on the parkrun bug to experienced racers.  Guests are very welcome and encouraged to try us out with a small £1 fee for all runners each Wednesday they run. The Club House has shower and changing facilities, off road parking and a bar offering hot and cold drinks for post run socialising. For more details including our tuesday night track training at Crystal Palace and other events please visit our website.


Thursday 18 July: Outdoor cinema at Belair House
Night Star Cinema returns to Belair House in 2019, with Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again! (PG), where you’re invited to return to the magical Greek island of Kalokairi in an all-new original musical based on more of the sensational songs of ABBA. Screenings will be held under the stars, on the lawn of Belair House, a stunningly beautiful Georgian mansion in the heart of Dulwich Village, South London. There will be music, food and cocktails to keep you entertained until the film presentation begins at sunset. Then party the night away, with the bar open until 1am. Remember to bring warm clothing/blankets, and something to sit on. Belair House Dulwich Village London SE21 7AB. Buy tickets here or in person at Belair House – limited tickets available on the night. Doors open 8pm. Film begins 9.25pm. £15 (£12.50 Under 12s) – early bird discounts available online for limited time only.


Friday 19 July: Live Band Karaoke at the Ivy House
Doors @ 7.30pm. Stuart Road, SE15. Karaoke on steroids! Live Band Karaoke offers the thrill of fronting up a live band. Pick from over 250 songs, from all genres and eras!  The song list is available at livebandkaraoke.london. £5.


Friday 19 July: Dulwich & District U3A – Summer Garden Party
2 – 4 pm. Garden tours – refreshments – table tennis and boules. At Bell House, 27 College Road, Dulwich, SE21 7BG. More details here.


Saturday 20 July: 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 20 July: Car Boot Sale
9am-1pm.  Stallholders from 8am.  Cars £10/Vans £15.  Contact Alison@pgtimebank.org– no pitches available on the day, advance only. Paxton Green Time Bank is a local skills exchange where members are valued as assets and help each other out one hour at a time.  Fundraising for Paxton Green Time Bank Charity number 1132577. Alleyns Head pub car park, Park Hall Road, West Dulwich, SE21 8BW.


Saturday 20 – Sunday 21 July: The 45th Lambeth Country Show
12 noon – 8pm (Last entry 7:30pm). Free Entry. The show boasts unique line-up that celebrates the very best of the city and countryside. With over 100,000 people attending throughout the weekend in 2018, the show is one of the biggest free family festivals in the UK.  You can expect all the attractions of a traditional country show plus much more too. Horticultural shows, sheep and owl displays, home grown vegetable and flower competitions, an abundance of craft and food stalls and our very own on site farm will be there for all to enjoy. Music always plays a big part of the show too, featuring a mix of dub, Afro-beat, disco, jazz, folk, ska and soul. The Village Green stage will showcase an eclectic mix of local talent playing acoustic folk, choir, soul and pop, along with steel orchestras and samba bands. Our Main Stage hosts an array of local and international talent with funk, soul, disco and well known hits on Saturday. Sunday hosts Roots Day with ska, dub and reggae acts from across the globe. All of this and more with a distinctively urban south London vibe. Brockwell Park, Dulwich Road, Herne Hill SE24 0PA.  Visit lambethcountryshow.co.uk


Tuesdays 23 & 30 July: Laugh Train Comedy
8pm-10pm. We love great stand-up comedy at Laugh Train Home, so every Tuesday we bring the best live acts to South London. You can see established comics, TV names and rising stars perform every week at The Honor Oak for as little as £6. Bargain. (BTW: Due to our comedians being real, live people, and famous, our line-ups are subject to change. Updates @LaughTrainHome). The Honor Oak, 1 St German’s Rd, Forest Hill SE23 1RH. www.laughtrainhome.com


Wednesday 24 July: 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 24 July: Dulwich Runners Club
7.15pm (for 7.30pm). Edward Alleyn Clubhouse, 83-85 Burbage Road, SE24 9HD We have various groups that run between 4 and 10 miles on different routes each week. There are groups for a variety of paces to suit all levels of ability from beginners, those looking to build on the parkrun bug to experienced racers.  Guests are very welcome and encouraged to try us out with a small £1 fee for all runners each Wednesday they run. The Club House has shower and changing facilities, off road parking and a bar offering hot and cold drinks for post run socialising. For more details including our tuesday night track training at Crystal Palace and other events please visit our website.


Wednesday 24 July: Babble Talks – The Science of Sin: Why We Do the Things We Know We Shouldn’t
11.30am. Babble Talks are daytime TED-style talks for parents, not about parenting. For parents and carers with babies under 1 year old. If we know we shouldn’t do something, for the sake of our health, our pockets or our reputation, why is it often so very hard to do the right thing? Neurobiologist Jack Lewis looks at what neuroscience can tell us about why humans are so prone to the innate temptations that ancient religious thinkers described as the seven deadly sins. East Dulwich Picturehouse, SE22 8HD. Buy tickets here.


Saturday 27 July: 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 27 July: Plosive Comedy in Dulwich with Omid Djalili
Plosive’s flagship stand-up night, bringing the best in alternative comedy to south east London.  Omid Djalili – as seen on ‘Live at the Apollo’, ‘Have I Got News For You’ and multiple Hollywood movies – headlines July’s show. Plus Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee Tom Ballard, ‘Live at the Apollo’ star Jen Brister and Comedy Central regular Evelyn Mok. Age restriction: 18+. Line-up: Omid Djalili, Tom Ballard, Jen Brister, Evelyn Mok. Time: 8pm (doors 7.15pm). Venue: The MCT at Alleyn’s, Alleyn’s School, Townley Road, Dulwich, SE22 8SU. Price: £17 (plus booking fee). Event link. Direct ticket link.


Monday 29 July until Friday 23rd August: Gumboots Summer Club
8am-6pm. East Dulwich Community Centre, 46 -50 Darrell Road, East Dulwich, SE22 9NL. £35 per day including all activities and trips and a snack in the afternoon. Parents can request a Summer information pack from Dave: dave.newgumboots@gmail.com. OFSTED Reg: EY448281.


Tuesday 30 July: Laugh Train Comedy
8pm-10pm. We love great stand-up comedy at Laugh Train Home, so every Tuesday we bring the best live acts to South London. You can see established comics, TV names and rising stars perform every week at The Honor Oak for as little as £6. Bargain. (BTW: Due to our comedians being real, live people, and famous, our line-ups are subject to change. Updates @LaughTrainHome). The Honor Oak, 1 St German’s Rd, Forest Hill SE23 1RH. www.laughtrainhome.com


Wednesday 31 July: 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 31 July: Dulwich Runners Club
7.15pm (for 7.30pm). Edward Alleyn Clubhouse, 83-85 Burbage Road, SE24 9HD We have various groups that run between 4 and 10 miles on different routes each week. There are groups for a variety of paces to suit all levels of ability from beginners, those looking to build on the parkrun bug to experienced racers.  Guests are very welcome and encouraged to try us out with a small £1 fee for all runners each Wednesday they run. The Club House has shower and changing facilities, off road parking and a bar offering hot and cold drinks for post run socialising. For more details including our tuesday night track training at Crystal Palace and other events please visit our website.


Wednesday 31 July: Cooking with Scissors 
An opportunity for local business professionals to meet, make new contacts and gain new business. Basement @ Franklins, 157 Lordship Lane, East Dulwich, SE22 8HX from 6.45pm – 8.45pm. The last Wednesday of every month. Free Admission. To find out more or register your interest in attending, please email sbn@cookingwithscissors.co.uk.


Wednesday 31 July – Wednesday 14 August: Land Over Sea
An exhibition byLaura Hepworth & Katie Iacovou at Jeannie Avent Gallery, 14 North Cross Road, East Dulwich, SE22. Opening times:Monday – Friday 11am-5pm, Saturday 10am-5pm & Sunday 11am – 4pm.


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