Events

Friday 24 January: Live Band Karaoke
Doors and signups from 7.30pm. Live Band Karaoke offers wannabe singers the thrill of fronting up a live band, in stage. Like regular karaoke on steroids! Pick from around 300 songs, from all genres. Tickets £4 (advance) or £5 (door). Ivy House, Stuart Road, SE15.  www.livebandkaraoke.london


Saturday 25 January: 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 and Sunday 26 January: Jack & the Beanstalk
Pirate Productions return to present their ninth Pantomime at St Augustine’s that have proved extremely popular and hugely entertaining for all ages. Thanks to the generosity of a professional cast, all ticket monies will go to charity. Over the last eight years £52,000 has been raised to support the church and charities such as Croydon Night Watch, St Christopher’s Hospice, Carry The Future and ALD. St Augustine’s is a beautiful church. It is also in a beautiful location on top of One Tree Hill. On Saturday 25th January there will be two performances, one at 3.30pm and one at 7.30pm and on Sunday 26th there will be one performance at 3.30pm. St Augustine’s Church, Honor Oak Park, London SE23 3LE. Tickets £12.50. Children and concessions £9. Tickets available here.


Monday 27 January: The South London Photographic Society
8pm. The South London Photographic Society (known affectionately as SLPS) was founded in 1889. We are a small, friendly group of amateur photographers who meet together regularly on an informal basis. All visitors welcome. To find out more about visiting us or becoming a member of SLPS, contact membership.southlondonps@gmail.com. For all other enquiries, contact secretary.southlondonps@gmail.com. Perry Rise Baptist Church (Ground Floor), Perry Rise, Forest Hill SE23 2QL.


Tuesday 28 January: Magpie Arts run by Sue Bennett
4-5pm (usually term times, but to be confirmed). Gently guided creative art classes for children 6-10yrs. Held at FCWellbeing Café on Melbourne Grove, SE22, next to ED station. Places limited to 8 per class. £13 per child inc sketchbook and all materials. Instagram – Magpiearts_15. To book please email suebennett181@gmail.com.


Tuesday 28 January: Knit & Stitch Group
3-5pm.A group for seasoned knitters as well as for those wanting to learn a new skill, including mending their own clothes. Men, women, children and young people of all abilities welcome. Free of charge. Light refreshments available.  St Clement with St Peter Dulwich, Barry Road/Friern Road entrances.


Tuesday 28 January: Dulwich Park Runners
We meet at 7:30pm on Tuesdays at the Trevor Bailey Sports Centre, on the South Circular opposite Dulwich Park. We always welcome new runners so if you’d like to come along have a look at our website: www.dulwichparkrunners.com for more details. All levels of ability are welcome.


Tuesday 28 January: Friendly Life Drawing group at The Clock House
7-9pm. We run life drawing sessions in lovely pubs that provide helpful tuition from practicing artists in within a friendly and sociable atmosphere. All materials are provided so anyone can turn up and beginners are often really impressed with what they can achieve! We are open to all abilities where beginners are encouraged and experienced artists challenged, with different models and themes each week. Our sessions are every Tuesday starting 7th January, upstairs at the Clock House from 7-9pm, and are £13 on the door, £12 online or £42 for 4 sessions (though we welcome you to attend for free). More info about us can be found at www.TheMerryNude.co.uk


Tuesday 28 January: Peter’s Dance Club
8 – 9pm, New Beginners class in Latin American & Ballroom dancing. Everybody welcome, no partner needed. £10 each, pay per week. St Stephen’s Church, College Road, Dulwich, SE21 7HW. Peter on 07946 596770.


Wednesday 29 January: 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 29 January:  Lunchtime Concerts
1.30pm-2pm in Christ’s Chapel given by talented music students from the Foundation schools.  Run by the Friends of Dulwich Picture Gallery and the Foundation schools. 14 Gallery Road, Dulwich, SE21 7AD. Free.


Wednesday 29 January: Dulwich Runners Club
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.  Guests are very welcome. 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 please visit our website. Edward Alleyn Clubhouse, 83-85 Burbage Road, SE24 9HD.


Wednesday 29 January: PositivePause Talk Menopause with the Experts
7-9pm. Another lively & inspirational event for women who want the best, most straightforward information on managing their menopause. Gynaecologist, Dr Karen Morton & Women’s Health Physiotherapist, Christien Bird, will tackle taboos, smash myths and empower women. Tickets £16. Email events@positivepause.co.uk for info. Be quick – last event sold out very quickly. Bell House, College Road, Dulwich, SE21.


Wednesday 29 January: Cooking with Scissors 
6.45pm-8.45pm. An opportunity for local business professionals to meet, make new contacts and gain new business.  Meets at downstairs at Franklins,  157 Lordship Lane, SE22 8HX.  The last Wednesday of every month (except August & December). Free Admission. To find out more or register your interest in attending, please email sbn@cookingwithscissors.co.uk.


Wednesday 29 January: Hello social media workshop – Advanced Instagram Strategies
Get your small business/freelancer/charity social media ready for the new decade! Choose from 3 workshops in North Dulwich/Herne Hill – or come to all 3!

  • Tuesday 21 January 10am – 1pm – Using Instagram for your Business
  • Wednesday 29 January 10am – 12 noon – Advanced Instagram Strategies
  • Friday 31 January 10am – 3pm Creating a Social Media Strategy for your Business (lunch included)

These workshops are run by Anna from hellosocial.media. For further information, booking and Earlybird Offers email: anna@hellosocial.media


Thursday 30 January: BNI Adventurers
6.45am-8.30am. Are you looking to grow your business? We have kept £9.4million in the local economy this year alone. We’ve changed the way the world does business……now it Dulwich’s turn. Please contact Hayley on 07843 989728 for more information. Fifty Seven, 57 North Cross Road, East Dulwich SE22 9ET.  www.facebook.com/adventurersbni/


Thursday 30 January: Show-Rounds @ Rosemead
9:30am – 11:00am . We run Show-rounds throughout the academic year. These are a wonderful chance to see the ‘inner workings’ of our school. Show-Rounds start at the Prep school. To book places for Show-rounds please visit our website.


Thursday 30 January: Dulwich Folk Dance Club (Country Dancing)
8 – 10 pm or 10.30pm on special party nights. St Barnabas Parish Hall, Gilkes Place, Dulwich Village SE21 7BT. Start the new year off right! 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. Contacts: Wendy 020 8769 9832; John 020 8693 2873 / johnhblase@aol.com

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Friday 31 January: Hello social media workshop – Creating a Social Media Strategy for your Business (lunch included)
Get your small business/freelancer/charity social media ready for the new decade! Choose from 3 workshops in North Dulwich/Herne Hill – or come to all 3!

  • Tuesday 21 January 10am – 1pm – Using Instagram for your Business
  • Wednesday 29 January 10am – 12 noon – Advanced Instagram Strategies
  • Friday 31 January 10am – 3pm – Creating a Social Media Strategy for your Business (lunch included)

These workshops are run by Anna from hellosocial.media. For further information, booking and Earlybird Offers email: anna@hellosocial.media


Friday 31 January – LEON ROSSELSON, Joe Wilkes, Local Singers at The ivy House
A welcome return to the Goose by the very powerful singer and songwriter Leon Rosselson, whose songs have been recorded by many people including Billy Bragg.  Described by Rock ‘n’ Reel magazine as “A major talent”, Joe Wilkes  was long associated with The Spitz venue in East London, where he played with Bert Jansch, Beth Orton and Davy Graham, amongst others. Also appearing tonight will be Andy Clark, Chris Lamb and Creeping Jane. Door 7pm, Live music starts 8pm.  £10/8 advance, £11/9 on the door. For advance tickets and further information, please see www.thegooseisout.com

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