Events

Now until 6 April: Andrew McIntosh ‘I Saw This Coming’ at bo.lee gallery
bo.lee gallery is proud to present I Saw This Coming, a solo exhibition of new works by British artist Andrew McIntosh. In this new body of work, McIntosh re-contextualises derelict buildings in South East London and the surrounding areas while drawing on his ongoing interest in the political dispute between artists and the inevitable developments of the property market. bo.lee gallery | 222 Rye Lane, London SE15 4NL. Wed-Sat 11am-6pm, Sun 11am-5pm. Call +44 20 3302 6440, visit www.bo-lee.co.uk or email info@bo-lee.co.uk


 

Saturday 23 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


Sunday 24 March: Art@57 Art Market
Art@57 is a new Art Gallery in the window of Suzanne James’ private hire venue at 57 North Cross Road, East Dulwich. It is curated by local Artist Louise Ward. Art@57 aims to showcase the work of local Artists in a rolling programme of exhibitions highlighting the quality of the creativity in and around SE22.People passing by will be able to discover and engage with the work of a different Artist each month. March’s Artist is Diana McKinnon.Diana is a Textile Artist working in free motion embroidery. Come and see Diana’s work in the window at no.57 throughout the month of March or meet her and see more of her work at the first Art@57 Art Market on Sunday 24th March from 11am – 5pm. Two further dates for Art Markets are set for Sunday 28th April (11am-5pm) and Saturday 29th June (10am-4pm). At each market we will have a great mix of exciting and diverse Artworks including embroidery, photography, textiles, ceramics, knitwear, floral prints, greetings cards, paintings, etchings, lino prints and illustration, all designed and made by local Artists. Look out for further announcements about the Artists who will be at each Market by checking out our real window at 57 North Cross Road, SE22 9ET , our online window or follow us on Instagram @artat57. If you are interested in buying any of the Artwork from our window exhibitions, please email us at infoartat57@gmail.com.


Monday 25 March: Tea and Time
Tea and Time is a newly launched club, aimed at anyone over the age of 60 who would like to meet other folk in the local area on a Monday between 10.30-12.30 at Christ Church, Barry Road, East Dulwich. Arts and craft, music and chat are on offer. Refreshments can be bought on site ranging from sandwiches to a cooked meal – all at a reasonable price. First session is free thereafter £5 per session. All welcome. Visit www.teaandtime.org or email sue.beynon@yahoo.com


Mondays 25 March: Livesey Bridge Club
6.45-10.00pm Sydenham Community Library, Sydenham Road, SE26 5SE. Come and play duplicate bridge.  No partner necessary as a steward/host is available. Visit www.bridgewebs.com/livesey/


Tuesday 26 March: Farrow and Ball: Recipes for Decorating with Joa Studholme
7.30pm.Joa Studholme has worked for Farrow & Ball for 23 years and creates colour schemes for more than 4,500 rooms per year. In Recipes for Decorating she shares her unrivalled experience by offering a wide range of precise colour ‘recipes’ for successful decorating schemes, showing exactly which of Farrow & Ball’s internationally renowned paint colours work well together, whatever your decorating style. Joa will be talking about how to select the right range of colours for your home, how colour can create a harmonious room, and how to combine colour with light and space to get the most of out of every area. Bell House, 27 College Road, London, SE21 7BG. Tickets: £10, includes a glass of wine are available here.


Tuesday 26 March: Laugh Train Home Comedy with Tiff Stevenson
Tiff Stevenson (Mock the Week, 8 Out of 10 Cats, Never Mind the Buzzcocks, Drunk History and more), with Joanne McNally (RTE’s Republic of Telly) and MC Dave Chawner. Laugh Train Home is known for hilarious comedy nights, a fun atmosphere and a bit of the unexpected. For over two years, we have been bringing you the best UK and International comedians, including Joe Lycett, Seann Walsh, Josh Widdicombe, Reginald D. Hunter, Sara Pascoe and more. Faces you know from the TV and great names you know from the circuit – in Battersea every Wednesday, and now in Forest Hill every Tuesday! Our Laugh Train Home comedy night is going to have you in stitches. The Honor Oak, 1 St German’s Road, Forest Hill, SE23 1RH. Every  Tuesday, at 8-10pm  (doors at  7.30). Tickets: £6- £7 Adv online / £8 on the door. Visit www.LaughTrainHome.com. Closest Train: Forest Hill or Catford. Contact:  LaughTrainHome@LaughTrainHome.com


Wednesday 27 March: 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.


Wednesdays 27 March: Livesey Bridge Club
6.45-10.00pm Sydenham Community Library, Sydenham Road, SE26 5SE. Come and play duplicate bridge.  No partner necessary as a steward/host is available. Visit www.bridgewebs.com/livesey/


Wednesday 27 March: John Lanchester on The Wall, with Razia Iqbal
7-8.30pm. The Wall is the long-awaited new novel from John Lanchester, bestselling author of Capital. A thrilling and hypnotic work of fiction, it is a mystery story, a love story, a war story and a story about a voyage. The Wall is a novel about why the young are right to distrust the old. It’s about a broken world you will recognise as your own – and about what might be found when all is lost. Don’t miss the chance to come along to Dulwich Books and hear John Lanchester talk about this fascinating new novel and about why he has turned to dystopian fiction in order to address our current political climate. He will be in conversation with Razia Iqbal. Razia is one of the main presenters of Newshour, the flagship current affairs programme on the BBC World Service and has worked at the BBC for 30 years. Dulwich Books, 6 Croxted Road, West Dulwich, SE21 8SW Tickets £10 (Admission), £22 (Admission + copy of The Wall)


Wednesday 27 March: Dulwich Runners Club
Dulwich Runners meet every Wednesday night at the Edward Alleyn Clubhouse, 83-85 Burbage Road, SE24 9HD at 7.15pm (for 7.30pm). 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. We have a rota of established club runners to run with new members. 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 27 March: Cooking with Scissors 
An opportunity for local business professionals to meet, make new contacts and gain new business.  Meets at upstairs at The Palmerston, 91 Lordship Lane, SE22 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.


Thursday 28 March: Dulwich Folk Dance Club (Country Dancing)
8 – 10 pm. St Barnabas Parish Hall, Gilkes Place, Dulwich Village SE21 7BT. Dust off those dancing shoes and come country dancing! Exercise for mind and body and lots of fun. No partner-or experience-necessary: We guide you through the dances. Just come along and make new friends.

  • 28 Caller – Crys Rothon

Contact Wendy on 020 8769 9832 or John on 020 8693 2873 and johnhblase@aol.com.


Friday 29 March: C L U B   L O C A L
Club Local is back on Fri 29th March & brings together like-minded SE Londoners for a dance night on your doorstep. Our resident DJs are warming up to play you the best club classics of the 90s & 00s. Invite your friends along and head to our NEW venue for 2019: ANETO, cafe by day, club by night @ 58 East Dulwich Road, SE22 9AX. CLUB LOCAL is created for you by people like you who want a no-hassle night out, locally. Tickets £9 / £7.50 (with / without a glass of Prosecco upon arrival). Time: 8pm – 1am. Buy tickets via: www.thelittlediscocompany.co.uk


Friday 29 March: Allegri Quartet Concert
7.30 pm. Allegri Quartet plays Beethoven and Tchaikovsky, in aid of St Christopher’s Hospice. St Augustine’s Church, Honor Oak Park, SE23 3LE. Tickets  www.ticketsource.co.uk Adults £15, concessions £8, kids under 10 free.


Friday 29 March: Eliza Carthy  & Dave Delarre, Brown Boots! Clarke Camilleri
Eliza Carthy is a truly inventive and innovative multiple award winning singer and fiddle-player  whose performances are charismatic and boundary-crossing. She is joined tonight by the excellent guitarist Dave Delarre. Brown Boots!  are the very talented Will Allen on melodeon and Martin Clarke on fiddle, with  an extensive repertoire of folk dance tunes. Clarke Camilleri is a troubadour, song writer and poet  who brings on the new with an appreciation of the old. Tickets £16/14 advance, £18/16 on the door (if any left). Door 7pm. Live music starts 8pm. For advance tickets and further information, please see www.thegooseisout.com 


Saturday 30 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 30 March: Davis Cup Style Tournament
There will be a Davis Cup Style tennis tournament where the teams have been assigned to 8 nations for the day and will dress up, bring along food, and in the evening perform a karaoke song relevant to their country so it should be an amazing event with 50-100 people in attendance and raising over £1000 for the charities. Non-members and guests are more than welcome to watch, eat, drink and party in the evening with a great raffle and bake sale.

1) VICTA – a charity which supports and empowers blind and partially sighted children and young adults in the UK.

2) Leukaemia UK – a charity which funds research into all blood cancers and offers essential care and facilities for blood cancer patients.


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