February

Thursday 1 February: Dulwich Folk Dance Club
Thursdays 8 – 10 p.m. St Barnabas Parish Hall, Gilkes Place, Dulwich Village, SE21 7BT. Ideal activity for a healthy lifestyle. No partners needed. Lots of fun – make new friends. Contact :- Gwen Godwin 020 8699 7032 or email : – gagodwin@hotmail.com.

    •                          01  Caller  –  Michele Odell
    •                          08  Caller  –  Sue Hastings
    •                          15  Caller  –  Carol Hewson – Valentine’s Party
    •                          22  Caller  –  Crys Rothon

Saturday 3 February: 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 3 February: Classico Latino perform at All Saints
7.00pm. All Saints, West Dulwich, SE21 8JY. A 6-piece ensemble of violin, cello, piano, vocals, percussion and bass. Performing Latin influenced music full of passion, energy and virtuosity. Tickets: £12.50 full / £9 concession / £34 family discount ticket price. Available from www.wegottickets.com/chamberplayers. All full details can be found at www.chamberplayers.co.uk/classico-latino


Saturday 3 February: Pirate Productions presents Mother Goose
Performances Saturday 3.30pm and 7.30pm, Sunday 3.30pm. Tickets £12. Children and Concessions £8. For more information and to purchase tickets go to www.augustineonetreehill.org.uk. St Augustine, One Tree Hill, Honor Oak Park, SE23 3LE.


Monday 5 February: Honor Oak Women’s Institute
7.30pm. The Honor Oak Pub, Upstairs Function Room, 1 Saint German’s Road, SE23 1RH. We meet on the first Monday of every month from 7.30pm (or the second Monday to avoid bank holidays). All ladies are welcome, please do come along, the first visit is free.


 Monday 5 February: New Women’s Institute in East Dulwich
7.30pm. Dulwich Constitutional Club, East Dulwich Grove, East Dulwich, SE22. For further details if interested in more information please contact Sue Jarvie on suejarvie53@gmail.com


Tuesday 6 February: Lively Minds Over 50’s Club
11am-4pm. Social club for the over 50’s. We offer two exercise to music sessions, talks from guest speakers or entertainment and relaxing yoga, we go on days out to beautiful English villages, stately homes and places of interest. 020 8677 1533. St Faith Community & Youth Association, St Faith’s Centre, Red Post Hill, London SE24 9JQ.

      • 6th           Suzy Mills sings
      • 13th         The Humerus side of being an Actor, JA Fryer
      • 20th         Growing Old, Jean Heddon
      • 27th         Exercises on a Chair, Gwen Godwin

Tuesday 6 February: Laugh Train Home Comedy
Milo McCabe as Troy Hawke (Blue Go Mad in Ibiza (ITV2), Live at the Electric (BBC Three), with Imran Yusuf (The Imran Yusuf Show, Michael McIntryre’s Comedy Roadshow), Sean McLoughlin (Russell Howard’s Stand-Up Central and Comedy Central’s Live at The Comedy Store) and MC Robyn Perkins. 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, 8-10pm (doors at 7:30).Cost: £6 Adv. / £8 on the door. Website: www.LaughTrainHome.com. Closest Train: Forest Hill or Catford. Tickets available online. Contact: LaughTrainHome@LaughTrainHome.com


Wednesday 7 February: East Dulwich WI Meeting
An exciting programme of guest speakers, activities and entertainment lined up for members this year. You can check them all out over on our events page. We meet on the first Wednesday of each month at The Lodge, above East Dulwich Tavern, 1 Lordship Lane, East Dulwich, SE22 8EW. 7pm for a 7.30pm start. Membership and waiting list is currently closed www.eastdulwichwi.co.uk.


Thursday 8 February: The Arts Society Dulwich illustrated lecture 
Stravinsky, the Ballets Russes and the Astonishing Premiere of The Rite of Spring, 7.30 for 8pm, James Alleyn’s Girls’ School Sixth Form Centre (parking and access via JAGS Sports Club, Red Post Hill, SE22). See www.ddfas.org.uk.


Thursday 8 February : Kit Hawes and Aaron Catlow at The Ivy House
Kit Hawes and Aaron Catlow are two brilliant musicians who draw on many influences to create unique arrangements of traditional songs and tunes, as well as their own compositions. Expect to have a musical journey through Europe and beyond, with  dazzling playing combined with musicality and showmanship! Door 7pm. Live music starts 8pm. Tickets £7 (on the door only, no advance tickets). Unbooked floorspots welcome, put your name on the list by the door! More information from www.thegooseisout.com


Thursday 8 February: Dulwich Folk Dance Club
Thursdays 8 – 10 p.m. St Barnabas Parish Hall, Gilkes Place, Dulwich Village, SE21 7BT. Ideal activity for a healthy lifestyle. No partners needed. Lots of fun – make new friends. Contact :- Gwen Godwin 020 8699 7032 or email : – gagodwin@hotmail.com.

      •                          01  Caller  –  Michele Odell
      •                          08  Caller  –  Sue Hastings
      •                          15  Caller  –  Carol Hewson – Valentine’s Party
      •                          22  Caller  –  Crys Rothon

Friday 9 February: C L U B    L O C A L
Club Local is back on Fri  9th February brings together like-minded grown-ups for a dance night on your doorstep. For this event, our 2 resident DJs will be spinning those all time Balearic club classics from the mid 90s through to the 00s – all those Ibiza tunes you’ll know and love. Invite your friends along and head to your favourite local East Dulwich bar: The Lodge, upstairs at the East Dulwich Tavern, SE22 8EW. 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


Saturday 10 February: 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 10 – 24 February: The Forest Hill Family Festival
In partnership with Eliot Bank/ Kelvin Grove Children & Family Centre, The Parents’ Network: SE London are hosting The Forest Hill Family Festival from 10-24 February. The Festival includes a series of workshops and activities for parents to foster relationships, network through shared experiences, and gain expertise in child development and well-being. The workshops are all free to attend thanks to the generous funding made available through Lewisham Council’s Forest Hill Assembly. Some events require advance booking. We have also partnered with local businesses who will be offering a range of discounted products and services including family photography, personal training, children’s shoes, activities and more. To see all offers, the full schedule of events and to book onto workshops please visit separentsnetwork.wordpress.com


Saturday 10 February: Plosive Comedy in Dulwich with Nish Kumar
Nish Kumar, Phil Wang, Sofie Hagen and MC Sean McLoughlin. 8pm (doors 7.15pm). The MCT at Alleyn’s, Alleyn’s School, Townley Road, Dulwich, SE22 8SU. £16 (plus booking fee). Age restriction: 18+. www.plosive.co.uk. Direct ticket link here.


Sunday 11 February: classical symphony orchestra concert
The Southwark Sinfonietta, an orchestra composed of local musicians, gives a concert at St Augustine’s Church, One Tree Hill, Honor Oak Park SE23 3LE. Start time 3:30pm, refreshments available afterwards.  Conductor Rupert Bond directs the ensemble to play Beethoven’s Violin Romance, Vaughan Williams’ Greensleeves Fantasia and 2 works by Haydn, including his symphony No 94, the Surprise symphony. Tickets: £12, concessions £10, CHILDREN FREE. Contact: swksinf@gmail.com or call 07811 769 969.


Sunday 11 February: SINGAROUND at The Ivy House
Another popular Singaround hosted by The Goose Is Out! All are welcome, whether to sing or to listen. It’s an informal and supportive atmosphere, so don’t worry if it’s your first time! Songs of any country or culture welcome. Door 7pm. Singing starts 7.15pm, finishes by 10.30pm at the latest. £2 on the door. More information from www.thegooseisout.com


Sunday 11 February: Christ’s Chapel Dulwich
Organ Recitals on the famous 1760 organ on Sundays at 7.45pm, admission free.

      • February 11 – Riccardo Bonci
      • March 11 – Richard Hobson
      • May 13 – Marilyn Harper (Dulwich Festival Recital, admission by ticket on the door)
      • July 8 – Andrew Benson-Wilson
      • September 9  – Neil Wright
      • October 14 – Stephen Davies

Tuesday 13 February: Lively Minds Over 50’s Club
11am-4pm. Social club for the over 50’s. We offer two exercise to music sessions, talks from guest speakers or entertainment and relaxing yoga, we go on days out to beautiful English villages, stately homes and places of interest. 020 8677 1533. St Faith Community & Youth Association, St Faith’s Centre, Red Post Hill, London SE24 9JQ.

        • 6th           Suzy Mills sings
        • 13th         The Humerus side of being an Actor, JA Fryer
        • 20th         Growing Old, Jean Heddon
        • 27th         Exercises on a Chair, Gwen Godwin

Tuesday 13 February: Laugh Train Home Comedy
Phil Kay (QI, Russell Howard’s Good News, Phil Kay Feels…Next Stop), with Adam Hess (Live At The Palladium, Live From The BBC, Fosters Best Newcomer 2015 Nominee),  Jim Campbell (The Comedy Store), and MC Robyn Perkins. 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, 8-10pm (doors at 7:30).Cost: £6 Adv. / £8 on the door. Website: www.LaughTrainHome.com. Closest Train: Forest Hill or Catford. Tickets available online. Contact: LaughTrainHome@LaughTrainHome.com


Wednesday 14 – 17 February: Dulwich Players – Compleat Female Stage Beauty
14th to 17th February, Edward Alleyn Theatre. Compleat Female Stage Beauty is a witty, fast paced and powerful production, which combines outrageous humour with genuinely moving scenes. It’s 1661 and in the theatre all female roles are still played by men. Renowned interpreter of Shakespeare’s heroines, actor Edward Kynaston is the toast of the town – until Charles II decrees that women, including his own mistress, Nell Gwynn, can take to the stage. After losing his fame, his lover, and finally his pride, Kynaston must adapt to this strange new world and find his place in society. This play contains adult themes and humour and is appropriate for 15 yrs +.

14th to 17th February at Edward Alleyn Theatre, Dulwich College. Performances starts at 8pm. Tickets £10 in advance or £12 on the door – available on-line: www.dulwichplayers.org (ticketsource) or from The Art Stationers, Dulwich Village. Snacks and refreshments available at the theatre.


Thursday 15 February: Dulwich Folk Dance Club
Thursdays 8 – 10 p.m. St Barnabas Parish Hall, Gilkes Place, Dulwich Village, SE21 7BT. Ideal activity for a healthy lifestyle. No partners needed. Lots of fun – make new friends. Contact :- Gwen Godwin 020 8699 7032 or email : – gagodwin@hotmail.com.

          •                          01  Caller  –  Michele Odell
          •                          08  Caller  –  Sue Hastings
          •                          15  Caller  –  Carol Hewson – Valentine’s Party
          •                          22  Caller  –  Crys Rothon

Thursday 15 February: Out The Box Girls’ Festival presented by charity, BelEve London-based charity, BelEve is celebrating its years of work empowering girls and young women by hosting an exclusive event at south London’s brand-new venue, Peckham Levels. Taking place on Thursday 15th February from 4pm – 8pm, the event is hosted by BBC 1 Xtra’s DJ Melody Kane. The Festival is open to all, with the aim of raising funds for BelEve whose aim is to continue to empower and inspire girls and young women to maximise their potential, celebrate their achievements and be leaders in their world. Tickets are £15 for adults, £10 for children, or £30 for a family ticket (1 adult / 2 children) with ALL proceeds going straight back to the BelEve charity for them to continue to do their wonderful work. They are available at www.belEveuk.org


Saturday 17 February: 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 17 February: Give and Take Event
East Dulwich Community Centre Association & Barry Area Residents Association. 11am.-2.30pm. Bring items 11-1pm ONLY. Take items: 11-2-30pm. East Dulwich Community Centre, 46-50 Darrell Road, SE 22 9NL. Items ONLY ACCEPTED ON DAY OF EVENT. Free community events promoting reuse and recycling. Bring unwanted items in good condition and easy to carry home and take away things you need. Typical items include CD’s DVD’s, books, small electrical items, buggies, bikes, lamps, plants and kitchenware. NO FOOD or PAINT. We reserve the right not to accept items. Further information: Phone 020 8693 4411 or edcc2010@gmail.com. Supported by a Grant from Veolia.


Sunday 18 February: Recent Archaeological projects in Southwark
15.00hrs. Gill King. Goose Green Centre, St John’s Church, Goose Green SE22
In London’s most historical borough we have a wealth of historical heritage. Gillian is also an expert in Industrial Archaeology of which we have much still, going back to the early 19thC. We have had eminent archaeologists speaking to us for over a decade and I am sure we won’t be disappointed.


Sunday 18 February: Sydenham Concerts
5pm. St. Bartholomew’s Church London SE26 6QR. London Brandenburg Soloists
Music by Telemann, Bach and Vivaldi. Soloists: Lana Trotovsek (violin), Boris Bizjak (flute) and Masumi Yamamoto (harpsichord). £10 / £8 (Concessions) / £5 (Students) / £2 (Under 18s). Tickets available online.


Sunday 18 February: The Peckham Society – Recent Archaeological projects in Southwark
3pm. Gill King at Goose Green Centre, St John’s Church, Goose Green SE22. In London’s most historical borough we have a wealth of historical heritage. Gillian is also an expert in Industrial Archaeology of which we have much still, going back to the early 19thC. We have had eminent archaeologists speaking to us for over a decade and I am sure we won’t be disappointed.


Monday 19 February: The Foundation Schools’ Concert – Britten’s War Requiem
Over 500 pupils, parents and friends of Alleyn’s, Dulwich College and James Allen’s Girls’ School (JAGS) will perform together on the stage of the Royal Festival Hall. The three Foundation Schools: Alleyn’s, Dulwich College and JAGS will come together on 19 February 2018, to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the end of the Great War and pay tribute to their pupils and staff who selflessly served their country between 1914 and 1918. All are welcome. Tickets at a range of prices from £15 to £45 are available from the Southbank Centre: www.southbankcentre.co.uk


Tuesday 20 February: Lively Minds Over 50’s Club
11am-4pm. Social club for the over 50’s. We offer two exercise to music sessions, talks from guest speakers or entertainment and relaxing yoga, we go on days out to beautiful English villages, stately homes and places of interest. 020 8677 1533. St Faith Community & Youth Association, St Faith’s Centre, Red Post Hill, London SE24 9JQ.

          • 6th           Suzy Mills sings
          • 13th         The Humerus side of being an Actor, JA Fryer
          • 20th         Growing Old, Jean Heddon
          • 27th         Exercises on a Chair, Gwen Godwin

Tuesday 20 February: Laugh Train Home Comedy
Prince Abdi (The wall, FHM Stand Up Hero, Laughter shock, Show me the Funny), with Ria Lina (The World Stands Up, Mega Mela Malai Comedy and Sweet n Sour), Annie McGrath (@elevenish, Girls Go Trolling and Webscam) and MC Robyn Perkins. 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, 8-10pm (doors at 7:30).Cost: £6 Adv. / £8 on the door. Website: www.LaughTrainHome.com. Closest Train: Forest Hill or Catford. Tickets available onlin


Wednesday 21 February: Mums in Business
Come along at 8pm to Daisy Lets & Sales on Lordship Lane and meet new and existing members, have a chat and some nibbles and a glass of wine! Please do let me know if you plan to come so I know numbers in advance, claire@daisylets.uk.


Wednesday 21 February: Maxwell Knights, Britain’s Greatest Spy Master
Henry Hemmings will talk about his biography of M15’s greatest spymasters. Herne Hill Baptist Church, Half Moon Lane, London SE24 9HU. 2pm till 4pm. Copies of the book will be available to buy.


Thursday 22 February: Elly Griffiths at Village Books
Bestselling crime and thriller author will be in Dulwich on Thursday 22nd February chatting about her books, how she writes the plots and keep the suspense throughout her novels. Tickets are £8 and include a glass of wine. This event is taking place at Bell House on College Road and begins at 7pm. Book tickets: www.village-books.co.uk/events


Thursday 22 February: Dulwich Folk Dance Club
Thursdays 8 – 10 p.m. St Barnabas Parish Hall, Gilkes Place, Dulwich Village, SE21 7BT. Ideal activity for a healthy lifestyle. No partners needed. Lots of fun – make new friends. Contact :- Gwen Godwin 020 8699 7032 or email : – gagodwin@hotmail.com.

          •                          01  Caller  –  Michele Odell
          •                          08  Caller  –  Sue Hastings
          •                          15  Caller  –  Carol Hewson – Valentine’s Party
          •                          22  Caller  –  Crys Rothon

Friday 23 February: WIZZ JONES, Andy Twyman, Lisa Winship & Andy Mathewson at The Ivy House
Inspired by the likes of Big Bill Broonzy and Davy Graham, Wizz Jones’ unique acoustic guitar style was cited by John Renbourn and Eric Clapton as an important early influence.  We are delighted to welcome him – and his eclectic repertoire – back to the Goose tonight. Andy Twyman is an absolutely amazing musician/one-man-band who had us open-mouthed when we first saw him at a blues night.Lisa Winship & Andy Mathewson play a broad range of country blues, ragtime, original songs and acoustic versions of almost anything they like from the 1920s onwards, all powered by fingerpicking guitar and a fantastic voice. Tickets £10/8 advance, £11/9 on the door. Door 7pm. Live music starts 8pm. For tickets and further information, please see www.thegooseisout.com


Saturday 24 February: 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 24 February: Fair Trade Breakfast
Come on in & join us for a Fair Trade Breakfast from 10am to 1pm at the Bread of life Fair Trade Centre, Christ Church, 263 Barry Road, East Dulwich SE22 0JT. For more information phone 020 8693 4170 or email: breadoflifecentre@hotmail.co.uk. Breakfasts will be on sale between 10am & 12 Midday. Adult Breakfasts £3.50p, Children under 12 £2.50. There will also be a Cake Stall, Raffle & a range of fair trade Food & Gifts on sale till 1pm.


Sunday 25 February: Sydenham Concerts
5pm. St. Bartholomew’s Church London SE26 6QR. Bach Kleidoscope – Complete Bach Sonatas for Violin and Harpsichord 1. Johannes Pramsohler (violin). Masumi Yamamoto (harpsichord)
£10 / £8 (Concessions) / £5 (Students) / £2 (Under 18s). Tickets available online.


Tuesday 27 February: Lively Minds Over 50’s Club
11am-4pm. Social club for the over 50’s. We offer two exercise to music sessions, talks from guest speakers or entertainment and relaxing yoga, we go on days out to beautiful English villages, stately homes and places of interest. 020 8677 1533. St Faith Community & Youth Association, St Faith’s Centre, Red Post Hill, London SE24 9JQ.

            • 6th           Suzy Mills sings
            • 13th         The Humerus side of being an Actor, JA Fryer
            • 20th         Growing Old, Jean Heddon
            • 27th         Exercises on a Chair, Gwen Godwin

Tuesday 27 February: Laugh Train Home Comedy
Matt Richardson (Nevermind The Buzzcocks, The Xtra Factor, Celebrity Juice, Sweat The Small Stuff, It’s Not Me It’s You, Fake Reaction and more), with Suzy Bennett (Winner, Funny Woman Award 2006), Kai Samra (Semi Finalist in the Amused Moose Laugh Off 2017, Winner of the Birmingham Comedy Festival Breaking Talent Award 2017) and MC Robyn Perkins. 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, 8-10pm (doors at 7:30).Cost: £6 Adv. / £8 on the door. Website: www.LaughTrainHome.com. Closest Train: Forest Hill or Catford. Tickets available onlin


Wednesday 28 February: 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.

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