February

Saturday 1 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 1 February: Come & Sing Opera Choruses with Dulwich Choral Society
10.30am-5pm. Join us for a highly enjoyable and inspiring day singing some of the most celebrated and memorable opera choruses in the repertoire, including highlights from Puccini, Verdi, Donizetti and Bizet. The event will be led by Aidan Oliver, Chorus Director at Glyndebourne Opera, and will be held at St. Barnabas Church, Calton Avenue, Dulwich Village, SE21. All welcome! Tickets are available on www.dulwichchoral.com.


Saturday 1 February: Live Band Karaoke
Doors 7pm. Live Band Karaoke offers you the chance to front up an awesome live band, on stage, in front of a supportive crowd. Pick from 300+ songs from all genres.  Peckham Audio, opposite Peckham Rye station with state of the art audio equipment, provides the perfect setting. An exhilarating experience, for experienced singers and novices alike.  £8 (door); 2-for-1 available in advance via DesignMyNight.com@LBKPeckham. Peckham Audio, 133a Rye Lane.


Monday 3 February: 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 4 February: 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 4 February: 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 4 February: 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 4 February: 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 4 February: Honor Oak Women’s Institute 
7.30pm. We meet on the first Tuesday of each month at the Cafe in Stanstead Lodge, 260 Stanstead Road, SE23 1DD (access via Northwood Rd) at 7:30pm. Our meetings involve a talk or activity, plus plenty of time for socialising. The bar will be open and there is usually cake Guests are very welcome to join our meetings. You can try out your first one for free and then it’s £4.50 pay as you go if you don’t wish to join the WI. For more information about the WI as an organisation see www.thewi.org.uk


Tuesday 4 February: 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 5 February: 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 5 February: 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 5 February: East Dulwich WI Meeting
7pm for 7.30pm.  The Lodge, above East Dulwich Tavern, 1 Lordship Lane, East Dulwich, SE22 8EW. 7pm for a 7.30pm start. The EDWI is currently open for new members. Why not try us out – you can come along to 3 meetings before committing yourself (£3 fee per night). Email us at edwicommittee@eastdulwichwi.co.uk or visit www.eastdulwichwi.co.uk.


Thursday 6 February: 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/


Thursdays 6, 13, 20 & 28 February: Coffee Morning
We meet in a warm church to drink good coffee, eat delicious cake and chat about life/work/family. Free of charge. The event is wheelchair accessible, child and pet friendly St Clement with St Peter Dulwich, Barry Road / Friern Road  entrances.


Thursday 6 February: Alfabeto Runico
Marta dell’Anno, Nicola Scagliozzi and Andrea Resce fuse several styles together from Italian traditional music, jazz, classical, reggae and pop with their unique combination of two double basses, violin/viola and voice. With their extensive classical training and fresh innovative style, they create new arrangements of ancient songs and their own original compositions performed in Italian, English, Spanish, French and in their own southern Italian Puglian dialect. For all events book your £15 tickets online at www.stchristophers.org.uk/tickets or call 020 8768 4500 to reserve them. Free entry for patients. Tickets include canapés and a glass of wine during the interval. All events take place at St Christopher’s Hospice, 51-59 Lawrie Park Rd, Sydenham, London SE26 6DZ.


Thursday 6 February: Wine Tasting
7pm. Celebrate the end of Dry January with us at our Wine Tasting fundraiser. The theme of the evening is “Unusual Grape Varieties.” The evening will be led by Clare Hanson, judge at the International Wine Challenge and Committee Member of the Dulwich Wine Society. Tickets are £25 and available from www.linkagesouthwark.org/events. fifty seven, North Cross Road SE22 9ET.


Thursdays 6, 13 & 27 February: Raise the Roof Community Choir
6.45pm–9pm. Raise the Roof is a not for profit Community Choir with a difference. Raise the Roof is a Natural Voice Choir and all are welcome. There are no auditions, we learn by ear and sing from the soles of our feet! We are led by Musical Director and choral composer Kirsty Martin, a founding member of the Natural Voice Network. £10 drop-in rate – £5 Student discount drop-in.   Horniman Museum, 100 London Road, SE23 3PQ.


Thursdays 6, 13, 20, & 27 February: 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. Dispel the winter blues 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

  • 6 Caller- Carol Hewson
  • 13 Caller- Sibby-St Valentine’s Night
  • 20 Caller- George Reynolds
  • 27 Caller- Gwen Godwin

Friday 7 February: Lewisham Under Water Hockey Club
7.15pm-9pm. Forest Hill pools on every Friday evening. It’s free to try-out then £5. Ages: 10 to 85.  All equipment is supplied along with training.   This is a friendly non-profit Club. After our 1.5 hour game, the group go to a club house opposite the pools. At 9.30pm – food and Green Tea.  Please contact Alan  020 8699 2412 or 07948 706112. Video available here.


Saturday 8 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


Sunday 9 February: Classical Symphony Orchestra Concert
7pm. The Southwark Sinfonietta, an orchestra composed of talented local musicians conducted by Rupert Bond. The programme is: Rupert Bond’s own Dominus Vobiscum; Caprice Opus 22 for piano and orchestra by William Sterndale Bennettt (an English composer, admired by Mendelssohn and Schumann), with soloist Eleanor Meynell; to conclude with Beethoven’s iconic 5th symphony. St Faith’s Church, Red Post Hill, North Dulwich SE24 9JQ. Tickets at the door: £12, concessions £10, CHILDREN FREE.  Contact: swksinf@gmail.com. Tel 07811 769 969.


Sunday 9 February: Singaround at The Ivy House
Door 7pm. Singing starts 7.15pm prompt, finishes by 10.30pm at the latest. 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. £3 on the door. More information from www.thegooseisout.com.


Monday 10 February: Dulwich Women’s Institute (New Venue)
7.30pm. For more information please contact Sue Jarvie on suejarvie53@gmail.com. Dulwich Hamlet Football Club, Champion Hill Stadium, Edgar Kail Way, London SE22 8BD.


Monday 10 February: 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 11th February: 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.


Tuesday 11 February: 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 11 February: 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 11 February: 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 11 February: 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 11 February: 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.


Tuesday 11 February: Author event – Ian Elmslie, A Marvellous Party
Author events are held on the second Tuesday of each month 7 to 9pm. Welcoming tea and coffee from 6.30pm. About A Marvellous Part – “Join the party and tuck into a cornucopia of ticklish memoirs, celebrating fifty glorious years of legalised love, and starring some unforgettable meetings with pionqueers, and personal heroes, heroines and icons from the world of entertainment.” Carnegie Library, Herne Hill Road, SE24 0AG.


Wednesday 12 February: Goose Green Coffee morning
Guest speaker: Anne Coates – Writing a crime series and finding a publisher. 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 12 February: Dulwich & District U3A
2pm-4pm. How does the House of Commons work? Sir David Natzler – Former Head of the House of Commons.  Our talks are open to non members.  Herne Hill  Baptist Church, 27b Half Moon Lane, Herne Hill, SE24 9HU. u3asites.org.uk/dulwich.


Wednesday 12 February: 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 12 February: Eat Green with Melissa Hemsley
7.30pm.   Melissa will be talking about her fabulous new cookbook Eat Green, a flexitarian approach to cooking designed to help you produce delicious meals, with minimum fuss and maximum flavour. The recipes are flexible so you can add meat in or take it out, making the book suitable for meat-eaters and vegetarians alike. If you want to eat more healthily with less waste, this is the perfect book to get you started.  Tickets £10 (includes a glass of wine). Book tickets  here  www.village-books.co.uk.  Bell House, 27 College Road, Dulwich, SE21 7BG.


Wednesday 12 February: Breathe Yourself to a Happier Life
7.30pm-9pm. Come and learn a simple and easy to use breath technique that can support you in all areas of your life: reduced stress and anxiety; increased energy; improved detoxification; deep sense of calm and relaxation; feel more centred and balanced; stronger connection to others; better sleep pattern.  Station Hall Herne Hill, Railton Road SE24 0JW. www.schoolforwellbeing.com.


Thursday 13 February: 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/


Thursdays 13, 20 & 28 February: Coffee Morning
We meet in a warm church to drink good coffee, eat delicious cake and chat about life/work/family. Free of charge. The event is wheelchair accessible, child and pet friendly St Clement with St Peter Dulwich, Barry Road / Friern Road  entrances.


Thursdays 13 & 27 February: Raise the Roof Community Choir
6.45pm–9pm. Raise the Roof is a not for profit Community Choir with a difference. Raise the Roof is a Natural Voice Choir and all are welcome. There are no auditions, we learn by ear and sing from the soles of our feet! We are led by Musical Director and choral composer Kirsty Martin, a founding member of the Natural Voice Network. £10 drop-in rate – £5 Student discount drop-in.   Horniman Museum, 100 London Road, SE23 3PQ.


Thursday 13 February: The Arts Society Dulwich illustrated lecture 
To Please the Palate and Charm the Eye, 7.30 for 8pm, James Allen’s Girls’ School Sixth Form Centre (parking via Green Dale). Non-members £9 at the door, no booking needed. See www.theartssocietydulwich.org.uk


Thursdays 13, 20, & 27 February: 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. Dispel the winter blues 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

  • 13 Caller- Sibby-St Valentine’s Night
  • 20 Caller- George Reynolds
  • 27 Caller- Gwen Godwin

Friday 14 February: Live Band Karaoke Valentine’s Day special
Doors 7.30pm. Live Band Karaoke offers you the chance to front up an awesome live band, on stage, in front of a supportive crowd. An exhilarating experience, for experienced singers and novices alike.  As well as offering the usual songlist of 300+ songs from all genres, this ‘Valentine’s Day Special’ will celebrate timeless duets – from cheesy love songs to rock classics. Ivy House, Stuart Road, SE15. Tickets £4 (advance via Design My Night) or £5 (door). @LBKPeckham


Friday 14 February: Lewisham Under Water Hockey Club
7.15pm-9pm. Forest Hill pools on every Friday evening. It’s free to try-out then £5. Ages: 10 to 85.  All equipment is supplied along with training.   This is a friendly non-profit Club. After our 1.5 hour game, the group go to a club house opposite the pools. At 9.30pm – food and Green Tea.  Please contact Alan  020 8699 2412 or 07948 706112. Video available here.


Saturday 15 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


Sunday 16 February: The Peckham Society – Recent Archaeological projects in Southwark and London with Gill King
3pm. Goose Green Centre, St John’s Church, Goose Green SE22 9AT. 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. Gill is moving to the Museum of London Archaeological department in the new year. So Gill will also mention a few projects from greater London. www.peckhamsociety.org.uk


Monday 17 February: Nunhead WI meeting 
We are a friendly and exciting Women’s Institute group, established 2015. If you’d like to join us or pop along as a guest (£3 fee) to our next meeting, we’d love to meet you. We meet upstairs at the Old Nun’s Head pub on the 3rd Monday of each month at 8pm.  You can get in touch via nunheadwi@gmail.com, Facebook/Nunhead WI, Twitter @nunheadwi, Instagram @nunheadwi or our website www.nunheadwi.wordpress.com/about


Monday 17 February: 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 18 February: 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 18 February: 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 18 February: 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 18 February: 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 18 February: 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 19 February: 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 19 February: Breathe Yourself to a Happier Life
7.30pm-9pm. Come and learn a simple and easy to use breath technique that can support you in all areas of your life: reduced stress and anxiety; increased energy; improved detoxification; deep sense of calm and relaxation; feel more centred and balanced; stronger connection to others; better sleep pattern.  Station Hall Herne Hill, Railton Road SE24 0JW. www.schoolforwellbeing.com.


Wednesday 19 February: 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 19 February – Saturday 22nd February: The Dulwich Players present Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
To be performed at the Edward Alleyn Theatre, Dulwich College, SE21 7LD at 8pm. The Dulwich Players present a new adaptation of Jane Austen’s much loved classic Pride and Prejudice. Enjoy Elizabeth’s straight-talking, Mr Bennet’s dry wit, Darcy’s arrogance and Mr Collins’ pomposity – along with Mrs Bennet’s increasingly fragile nerves as she seeks to marry off her errant daughters. Newly adapted by Rebecca Dallaway and Hannah Tomlinson, and brimming with Austen’s sparkling original lines, our version is fast-paced, funny and full of charm. This evergreen exploration of love, marriage, society and family – and the pitfalls of pride and prejudice – has never been more enjoyable! We will be supporting the charity Alzheimer’s Society. Tickets: £12. Available online: www.dulwichplayers.org (small fee payable) by phone Dulwich Players Box Office: 07936 531356, email: boxoffice@dulwichplayers.org, in person from Art Stationers, Dulwich Village or on the door.


Thursday 20 February: 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/


Thursdays 20 & 27 February: Coffee Morning
We meet in a warm church to drink good coffee, eat delicious cake and chat about life/work/family. Free of charge. The event is wheelchair accessible, child and pet friendly St Clement with St Peter Dulwich, Barry Road / Friern Road  entrances.


Thursdays 20, & 27 February: 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. Dispel the winter blues 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

  • 20 Caller- George Reynolds
  • 27 Caller- Gwen Godwin

Friday 21 February: enSEmble26 Concert
Doors 12 for 12.30pm. To celebrate Beethoven’s 250th birthday this year, enSEmble26 performs the complete violin and piano sonatas on a Friday each month at 12.30, St John the Evangelist Church, Upper Norwood, Sylvan Road, SE19 2RX. Tickets on Eventbrite or on the door. Tickets £10 and £8 concessions. Buy 4 concerts and the 5th is free. Visit ensemble26.com


Friday 21 February: Lewisham Under Water Hockey Club
7.15pm-9pm. Forest Hill pools on every Friday evening. It’s free to try-out then £5. Ages: 10 to 85.  All equipment is supplied along with training.   This is a friendly non-profit Club. After our 1.5 hour game, the group go to a club house opposite the pools. At 9.30pm – food and Green Tea.  Please contact Alan  020 8699 2412 or 07948 706112. Video available here.


Saturday 22 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


Monday 24 February: 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 25 February: 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 25 February: 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 25 February: 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 25 February: 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 26 February: 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 26 February: 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.


Wednesday 26 February: 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 26 February: Cooking with Scissors
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 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 27 February: 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 27 February: Raise the Roof Community Choir
6.45pm–9pm. Raise the Roof is a not for profit Community Choir with a difference. Raise the Roof is a Natural Voice Choir and all are welcome. There are no auditions, we learn by ear and sing from the soles of our feet! We are led by Musical Director and choral composer Kirsty Martin, a founding member of the Natural Voice Network. £10 drop-in rate – £5 Student discount drop-in.   Horniman Museum, 100 London Road, SE23 3PQ.


Thurday 27 February: The Mercies with Kiran Millwood Hargrave
7.30pm.  We’re always thrilled to find a brilliant new novelist to introduce and we’re delighted to be bringing a huge new talent to Dulwich. Kiran Millwood Hargrave is an award-winning poet, playwright and children’s novelist. Her first novel for adults The Mercies  is being published by Picador in February. Kiran will be talking about her work and the writing process – join us for what promises to be a fascinating insight to one of the year’s most talked about novels. Tickets £10 (to include a glass of wine).   Book tickets here

Bell House, 27 College Road, Dulwich, SE21 7BG.  www.village-books.co.uk.


Thursday 27 February: 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. Dispel the winter blues 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 28 February: Using Instagram for your Business
10am – 1pm. Instagram workshops for small business, freelancers and local organisations. Learn how to better promote yourself on Instagram! These workshops are run by Anna from hellosocial.media. For further information and bookings email: anna@hellosocial.media Space at 61, Nunhead, SE15.


Friday 28 February: Plosive Comedy in Dulwich with Sara Pascoe
Line-up: Sara Pascoe, Jordan Brookes, Kiri Pritchard McLean & Darren Harriott
Time: 8pm (Doors 7.15pm). The MCT at Alleyn’s Alleyn’s School, Townley Rd, East Dulwich SE22 8SU. Price: £17 (plus booking fee). Age Restriction: 18+. Tickets here.


Friday 28 February: Lewisham Under Water Hockey Club
7.15pm-9pm. Forest Hill pools on every Friday evening. It’s free to try-out then £5. Ages: 10 to 85.  All equipment is supplied along with training.   This is a friendly non-profit Club. After our 1.5 hour game, the group go to a club house opposite the pools. At 9.30pm – food and Green Tea.  Please contact Alan  020 8699 2412 or 07948 706112. Video available here.


Friday 28 February: Nancy Kerr & James Fagan, The Sparrow Down, Ian Kennedy & Sarah Lloyd at The Ivy House
Door 7pm, Live music starts 8pm.  We are delighted to welcome Nancy Kerr & James Fagan to the Goose for the first time! They are one of the best-known British folk duos, with a lifelong grounding in traditional singing and instrumental playing. Expect outstanding musicianship,  traditional songs and  acclaimed original compositions! The Sparrow Down draw influences from old time Americana and contemporary folk musicians, with banjo, guitar and vocal harmony. Ian Kennedy and Sarah Lloyd are a local couple whose lovely singing at community events will be well known to many of you! £14/12 advance, £16/14 on the door. For advance tickets and further information, please see www.thegooseisout.com.


Saturday 29 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 29 February: Fair trade breakfasts
9.30am-1pm.  On sale between 9.30am to 12 midday. Adult breakfast £3.50. Children under 12 £2.50. There will also be a variety of stalls and a range of fair trade food and gifts on sale till 1pm. At the Bread of Life Fair Trade Centre, Christ Church, 263 Barry Road, East Dulwich SE22 0JT.  For more information email: breadoflifecentre@hotmail.co.uk or phone on 020 8693 4170.


Saturday 29 February: Flamenco Spectacular Al-Andalus
The warmth of Spain arrives in a wintry Dulwich. Cancion Gitana present their Flamenco spectacular Al-Andalus at St Barnabas Parish Hall, 23 Dulwich Village, on 29th February at 7.45pm (doors at 7.15pm).  In a 75 minute spectacular with many costume changes, narrations & dramatic poetry in Spanish and English, slide projections & striking lighting, Cancion Gitana create a Flamenco dance theatre performance of a kind rarely seen on UK stages as they explore the origins of Flamenco among the major Andalucian Flamenco cities. All tickets £17.50.  Info and Tickets from www.duendeflamenco.co.uk or text/call 07758752257.


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