July

Sunday 1 July: 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 ground breaking Symphony No 3, the Eroica– together with extracts from works which are possible sources for the symphony. Tickets: £12, concessions £10, CHILDREN FREE.  Contact: swksinf@gmail.com or call 07811 769 969.


Tuesday 3 July: Lively Minds  – Flying from a pilots point of view with Lorimer Burn
Lively Minds meet at St Faith’s Community Centre, Red Post Hill, SE24 9JQ, Near Dulwich Village and North Dulwich Station. We meet every Tuesday in term time, We arrive for a tea or coffee from 12pm for a chat. The speaker slot is 1.45-2.45pm.


Tuesday 3 July: Honor Oak Women’s Institute
7.30 at The General Napier Pub, 73 Bovill Road, SE23 1EX. All ladies are welcome, please do come along, the first visit is free and due to our new larger venue we now have spaces for new members to join. Please feel free to call Gill on 07949 569018 if you have any questions We meet on the first Tuesday of every month from 7.30pm.


Tuesday 3 July: Laugh Train
JARRED CHRISTMAS (8 Out of 10 Cats, Mock the Week) and JOHN LYNN (One Night Stand) Three Months of Edinburgh Previews (May, June & July). Weekly on Tuesdays from May 1st-July 26th . 8-10pm (potentially 10:15). Previews £6-8 adv / £8 door. at The Honor Oak Pub, 1 St. German’s Rd., SE23 1RH. Visit www.LaughTrainHome.com


Wednesday 4 July: 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 5 July: Dulwich Folk Dance Club – Caller – Crys Rothon
8-10pm. St Barnabas Parish Hall, Gilkes Place, Dulwich Village SE21 7BT. All welcome – ideal activity for a healthy lifestyle make new friends and enjoy the fun. Contact Gwen: 020 8699 7032. Email: gagodwin@hotmail.com.


Saturday 7 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 7 July: Fairlawn Primary Schools Rainbow Summer Fiesta!
1-4pm. Come and celebrate a fiesta of colour at Fairlawn Primary Schools Rainbow Summer Fiesta! Real Ale, cider, Prosecco & Pimms  bar, live music & entertainment, homemade hot & cold refreshments, bouncy castles, fine games & stalls, plant sale, arts & crafts, prizes for the most colourful outfit and so much more… Fun for all the family! Fairlawn Primary School, Honor Oak Park, SE23 3LH. Thanks to Pickwicks for their support and sponsorship
pta@fairlawnschool.net  @FairlawnschoolPTA


Saturday 7 July: Goose Green Primary School Summer Carnival
12pm-3pm. Goose Green, East Dulwich Road, East Dulwich, SE22. This annual feel-good event has become a firm favourite in East Dulwich. The fair starts at 12pm following a Samba procession from the school through the surrounding streets with children, teachers and parents dressed in carnival costumes. Entry is free to all. The day continues with music and performances, both from children and the school’s parent choir, plus there will be fun fair rides, bouncy castles and a slide, plus a range of stalls and activity tables, plenty of food and a fully licensed bar. All proceeds go to Friends Of Goose Green, the schools busy PTA, and every penny goes back into the school, which is currently overhauling its playground to make it more environmentally friendly on its busy main road setting.


Saturday 7 July: Festival in the Forest
1pm-10.30pm. A fabulous day of music, food and drink in South London’s hidden natural paradise. Tickets are available from  www.wegottickets.com. Devonshire Road Nature Reserve , 170 Devonshire Road, Forest Hill SE23 3SZ


Sunday 8 July: East Dulwich Car Boot
Goodrich School, Dunstans Road SE22. Come & sell your unwanted upcycled & vintage items. Pitch Enquiries 07398 577183. Sellers 11am. Public Entry FREE 12pm. All pitches are pre-paid to avoid road congestion come rain or shine. Every 2nd Sunday of the month.


Sunday 8 July: Charity Concert
4pm. St. Augustine Church, Honor Oak Park SE23 3LE. All proceeds will be donated to the Russell Trust Food Bank. Musicians donating their services will be:

  • Sylvia Schmidt (vox) & James Kitchman (git). Presenting their collaboration ‘As Long As Song Birds Sing’ based around Anglo-American folk ballads of the Appalachian mountains
  • Maria Chiara Argiró (p) & Jamie Leeming (git). A dialogue between two unique artists presenting unique song interpreations and compositions influenced by jazz, latin, classical and folk music

Tickets available here. Foodbank donations: www.trusselltrust.org/make-a-donation


Sunday 8 July: 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


Monday 9 July – 24 August: Holiday Drop Off multi-sports camps at Dulwich College Sports Club
Your children will have a blast at HDO’s fantastic multi-sports camps! Children from age 5-14 take part in a whole range of incredible indoor and outdoor sports to keep them happy and active through the school holidays, including swimming pool inflatable sessions and HDO’s amazing inflatable obstacle course www.holidaydropoff.com


Monday 9 July: 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 10 July: Laugh Train
TOM STADE (Live at The Apollo, Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow) and ALEX EDELMAN (The John Bishop Show, Alan Davies: As Yet Untitled). Three Months of Edinburgh Previews (May, June & July). Weekly on Tuesdays from May 1st-July 26th . 8-10pm (potentially 10:15). Previews £6-8 adv / £8 door. at The Honor Oak Pub, 1 St. German’s Rd., SE23 1RH. Visit www.LaughTrainHome.com


Wednesday 11 & Thursday 12 July: Orchestral Series, Bold Tendencies
Join us for the world premiere performance of Dani Howard’s new work with text by Simon Mole, written in collaboration with local primary schools, exploring their hopes and fears for the future. The evening opens with Mozart’s famous overture from The Marriage of Figaro and we’re joined by instrumentalists from Harris Academy Peckham for Vivaldi’s La Follia, a set of variations on a theme dating all the way back to the early 16th century.

Mozart Marriage of Figaro Overture, Vivaldi (arr. Whitley) La Follia*, Dani Howard New Work (world premiere) with text by Simon Mole**.

  • Christopher Stark conductor
  • Penny Osmond choir leader
  • The Multi-Story Orchestra

*with instrumentalists from Harris Academy Peckham (11 July) and St Thomas the Apostle College (12 July)

**with singers from John Donne & Hollydale Primary Schools (11 July) and Lyndhurst & Kender Primary Schools (12 July)

Tickets: 11 July, 12 July


Tuesday 10 July: Lively Minds – Sounds of the 60’s and 70’s with Billy Clayton
Lively Minds meet at St Faith’s Community Centre, Red Post Hill, SE24 9JQ, Near Dulwich Village and North Dulwich Station. We meet every Tuesday in term time, We arrive for a tea or coffee from 12pm for a chat. The speaker slot is 1.45-2.45pm.


Thursday 12 July: The Arts Society Dulwich illustrated lecture 
Tradition and Innovation – the Art of JMW Turner. 7.30 for 8pm, James Allen’s Girls’ School Sixth Form Centre (parking at JAGS Sports Club, Red Post Hill, SE22). See www.ddfas.org.uk.


Thursday 12 July: Dulwich Folk Dance Club – Caller – Michele Odell, Floral Dance
8-10pm. St Barnabas Parish Hall, Gilkes Place, Dulwich Village SE21 7BT. All welcome – ideal activity for a healthy lifestyle make new friends and enjoy the fun. Contact Gwen: 020 8699 7032. Email: gagodwin@hotmail.com.


Saturday 14 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 14 July: Garden Voices in support of Sydenham Garden
12.30-4pm Sydenham Garden, 28A Wynell Road SE23 2LW. Join us for a gorgeous afternoon of summer singing in the beautiful Sydenham Garden, hosted by four local choirs.  Suggested donation of £5 on the door includes a slice of cake and a cup of tea!  Pre-order a delicious homemade veggie pizza here www.sydenhamgarden.org.uk. All profits to Sydenham Garden, a garden charity meeting local mental health needs. Enquiries 07952 424259.


Sunday 15 July: Heber Primary School Summer Fair
11am-2pm, Heber Road, SE22 9LA. Please join us for seaside themed fun at our Heber-Beside-the-Sea Summer Fair.  See amazing talent performing on the bandstand – including our children’s Steel Band and Performance Choir. There will be Bouncy Castles, Ice-Creams, Fun Family Games, Beach Cafe, Name that Donkey, Pimms Stall, Candy floss, and Sandpit fun.  Join our sea themed fancy-dress parade at 11.30am.  Plus fantastic prizes to be won in the Raffle.   FREE ENTRY – EVERYONE WELCOME!  The Heber Summer Fair is proudly supported by Pedder Estate Agents.


Sunday 15 July: Street Art walk
2pm-4pm. Street Art 2-hour guided walk with Amanda Greatorex starts Vale End opposite East Dulwich station 2pm. How this project came about and all the information on the art and artists old and new. Tickets £15 Facebook.com/dulwichoutdoorgallery


Tuesday 17 July: Lively Minds End of Term Party – members only
Lively minds meet at St Faith’s Community Centre, Red Post Hill, SE24 9JQ, Near Dulwich Village and North Dulwich Station. We meet every Tuesday in term time, We arrive for a tea or coffee from 12pm for a chat. The speaker slot is 1.45-2.45pm. Back on the 4th September 2018.


Tuesday 17 July: Laugh Train
SIMON BRODKIN (Famous for his alter ego LEE NELSON on Live at the Apollo, The John Bishop Show) & GORDERN SOUTHERN (Stand and Deliver ABC2 Australia). Three Months of Edinburgh Previews (May, June & July). Weekly on Tuesdays from May 1st-July 26th . 8-10pm (potentially 10:15). Previews £6-8 adv / £8 door. at The Honor Oak Pub, 1 St. German’s Rd., SE23 1RH. Visit www.LaughTrainHome.com


Thursday 19 July: 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.


Friday 20 July: Plosive Comedy in Dulwich with James Acaster
James Acaster, Pat Cahill, Yuriko Kotani and MC Ian Smith. 8pm (doors 7.15pm) at The MCT at Alleyn’s, Alleyn’s School, Townley Road, Dulwich, SE22 8SU. Tickets £16 (plus booking fee). Age restriction: 18+. Visit www.plosive.co.uk  or direct ticket link: www.ticketsource.co.uk/event/FGHGKE


Friday 20 July: Dulwich & District U3A Meeting
2pm-4pm. Bell House, Dulwich Village, SE21. Garden Party and cream tea  – also an opportunity to explore the delightful gardens  and hear  short talks about the history of Bell house by Ian McInnes. u3asites.org.uk/dulwich/home


Saturday 21 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 21 & 22 July: Chamber Series, Bold Tendencies
8pm. Our leader Francesca Barritt curates this evening’s performance exploring a series of pictures in sounds. From Biber’s Sonata Representativa in which the violin imitates animals through to Enescu’s Impressions d’enfance based on the composer’s earliest childhood memories. The performances will be accompanied by visuals created by young artists in Peckham – exploring both literal and abstract responses to the music.

  • Curated by Francesca Barritt (violin)
  • Biber Sonata representativa Debussy Sonata for violin & piano Enescu Impressions d’enfance
  • Francesca Barritt violin
  • Yshani Perinpanayagam piano

Tickets 21 July, 22 July


Tuesday 24 July: Laugh Train
DANE BAPTISTE (Live at The Apollo, 8 Out of 10 Cats) & ANDREA HUBERT. Three Months of Edinburgh Previews (May, June & July). Weekly on Tuesdays from May 1st-July 26th . 8-10pm (potentially 10:15). Previews £6-8 adv / £8 door. at The Honor Oak Pub, 1 St. German’s Rd., SE23 1RH. Visit www.LaughTrainHome.com


Wednesday 25 July: Work on Emmanuel Wildlife Garden, Chalford Road
2-4pm. Want to get down to Earth? Then get to Emmanuel wildlife garden, off  Chalford Road, West Dulwich on the last Wednesday afternoon of every month. Norwood Wildlife Team created a garden on a patch between Emmanueel, a Parish Church, and their neighbours 12yrs ago and have recently returned it to its original purpose with the help of Church members. Beginners welcome. We hope to see you, for further information. Contact John Cotter on 8244 8724.


Wednesday 25 July: 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 26 July: Murder on the Orient Express at Belair House
A lavish, luxurious train journey through Europe turns deadly in ‘Murder On The Orient Express’, forcing legendary detective Hercule Poirot to solve the case and find out whodunit. Night Star Cinema in collaboration with Belair House is hosting a season of summer night film screenings continuing with this 2017 reimagining of Agatha Christie’s most famous whodunnit. Fully stocked bar is available serving cocktails, food, snacks & ice cream throughout the evening. Doors open from 6pm, the film programme begins at 9pm. Enjoy good food, music and the party atmosphere, topped off with a classic movie, and a licensed bar open ’til 1am. Remember to bring warm clothing/blankets, and something to sit on. Belair House, Dulwich Village, London SE21 7AB. Tickets £15. Buy tickets here or in person at Belair House – limited tickets available on the night.


Saturday 28 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 28 July: Monthly Car Boot Sale at Alleyns Head Pub, West Dulwich
Paxton Green Time Bank is very happy to announce that we are the Charity of the Year for the Alleyns Head pub in West Dulwich. One of the fundraising activities we will be running alongside landlord Rob and the team will be a monthly car boot sale in the pub car park, on the last Saturday of each month. The next few dates are as follows: 26th May, 30th June and 28th July 2018, then every last Saturday of the month weather permitting. Pitches are available to book at £10 or £15 for vans, all bookings and enquiries please get in touch with PGTB director Alison at alison@pgtimebank.org. Please note there will be no pitches available on the day, pre booked only. Car boot sale 9am to 1pm, set up for traders from 8am. As well as stalls there will also be some family activities on the day, and members on hand to tell people all about the time bank!

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