March

Until 29 March: Exhibition in the Window ‘Embroidered Textiles’ by Diana McKinnon
24 hrs Art Exhibition in the Window at 57 North Cross Road, SE22 9ET. Visit infoartat57.wixsite.com/artatfiftyseven for more info.


Until 29 March: STILL an Exhibition of Limited Edition Photographic Prints by Louise Ward
Mon-Fri 4pm -7pm, Sat and Sun 8am – 6pm. Louise will be at the cafe on 1st,14th, 15th, 28th March from 11am -2pm. Also at the Art@57 Art Market on 21st March 10 am -4pm. Copper Beech Cafe, JAGs Sports Club, Red Post Hill, Dulwich, SE24.9JN. Visit www.copperbeechcafe.com and www.lwardfineartphotography.com


Sunday 1 March: Cellofest
4pm. Compèred by Classic FM presenter Sam Pittis, internationally-renowned cellist Raphael Wallfisch joins London Mozart Players along with an array of talented young soloists to perform a dazzling programme of virtuosic pieces showcasing the cello. Featuring a performance of Romberg’s Cello Concerto No.4 in E minor. Tickets £5-£23. St John the Evangelist, Upper Norwood. Early bird 15% discount available if you book by Thursday 20 February.


Sunday 1 March: Robin Stevens-  Murder Most Unladylike
3pm. Village Books and James Allen’s Girls’ School are delighted to welcome bestselling children’s author Robin Stevens back to Dulwich! Robin will be talking about her bestselling series Murder Most Unladylike including her new book Top Marks For Murder. Robin will also be discussing her World Book Day title The Case of the Drowned Pearl. VWA, James Allen’s Girl’s School, 144 East Dulwich Grove, London, SE22 8TE. Tickets £10/£8 under for 18s


Sunday 1 March: London Mozart Players – Cellofest with Raphael Wallfisch
4pm. World-renowned cellist virtuoso Raphael Wallfisch will be joined by amazing cellists of all ages in a masterful demonstration of the beauty and versatility of the cello. The concert will be compèred by Classic FM presenter Sam Pittis. Programme includes: Romberg Cello Concerto No. 4 in E minor, Tchaikovsky Pezzo Capriccioso, Rossini Une Larme, Mozart Ave Verum, Schubert Ave Maria. St John the Evangelist, Upper Norwood, SE19 2RX. Tickets £5-£23. Visit londonmozartplayers.com/concert/cellofest/


Monday 2 March: 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 3 March: 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 3 March: 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 3 March. Honor Oak Women’s Institute – Ceilidh Night
7.30pm. Come and dance away those winter blues, or just enjoy the music of our lovely ceilidh band. Tea, coffee, cake, fun and friendship. All women welcome – your first visit is free. Lodge Cafe, entrance in Northwood Road directly behind Stanstead Lodge, 260 Stanstead Road, SE23 1DD.


Tuesday 3 March: Jon Newman – Vanishing Act: The Smaller Rivers of South London
19.00 – 20.30. Join local historian and author Jon Newman as he talks about the underground rivers of South London. The Effra, the Peck, the Heathwall and the Falcon Brook now all run in underground sewers, but their presence has shaped the suburban development of the area and played a defining role in the history of South London. Even now, when supposedly safely out of sight, they continue to impact the lives of people living south of the Thames.  Don’t miss what is sure to be a fascinating evening about the hidden history of our local area. Dulwich Books, 6 Croxted Road, West Dulwich, SE21 8SW. £5 (Admission) / £10 (Admission + a copy of The Heathwall). Tickets available here.


Wednesday 4 March: Instagram for Complete Beginners
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.


Wednesday 4 and 18 March:  Breathe Yourself to a Happier Life
10.15am – 11.45am. 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; greater clarity of thought; better sleep pattern. Allison.lindsay@schoolforwellbeing.com. www.schoolforwellbeing.com. Telegraph Hill Centre, Pepys Road, SE14 5TY.


Wednesday 4 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.


Wednesday 4 March: Club Naija Supper Club
7pm. Modern Nigerian supper club held on the first Wednesday of each month. A five course tasting menu of traditional dishes reimagined with a modern twist, to the sound of naija pop and afrobeats. £35 per person, book online at clubnaija.co.uk. Grounds & Grapes 41 Honor Oak Park SE23 1DZ.


Wednesday 4 March: 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 4 March: 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.


Wednesdays 4 and 18 March: Breathe Yourself to a Happier Life
7.30-9pm. 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; greater clarity of thought; better sleep pattern. Allison.lindsay@schoolforwellbeing.com  or visit www.schoolforwellbeing.com. Station Hall Herne Hill, Railton Road, Herne Hill SE24 0JW.


Thursday 5 March: 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 5 March: 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 5 March: EnSEmble 26
EnSEmble 26 is a collective of musicians devoted to sharing their love of music through world-class concerts and community outreach projects. Tom Norris and Alastair Blayden play regularly with the London Symphony Orchestra, as well as being leading chamber musicians. Ellie Norris has appeared regularly at the Wigmore Hall and at Kings Place. Eleanor Meynell performs recitals and concertos in the UK and has won many prizes and awards. They will be performing Beethoven’s ‘Ghost Trio’ and a late string quartet. 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.


Thursdays 5, 12, 19 & 26 March: 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. Did February bring a proposal? Here’s one. 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

  • 5 Caller- Michelle Odell
  • 12 Caller- Jane Lowe
  • 19 Caller- Carol Hewson- St Patrick’s Day
  • 26 Caller-Sue Hastings

Friday 6 March: Magpie Arts run by Sue Bennett
4-5pm (except school holidays). Gently guided creative art classes for children 6-11 years. Held at FCWellbeing Café on Melbourne Grove, SE22, next to ED station. Places limited to 8 per class. £13 per child including sketchbook and all materials. First class taster price of £5. Instagram – Magpiearts_15. To book please email suebennett181@gmail.com.


Friday 6 March: 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, Visit www.youtube.com/watch?v=oXAYdU3fvzc


Friday 6 March: All That Jazz
7pm.  Link Age Southwark’s annual All That Jazz fundraiser is back for its 9th year! Join the local charity for a wonderful evening of music performed by students from JAGs, Kingsdale, Dulwich College and more. There will be a bar and raffle on the night. Cash and card payments accepted. Tickets £10 per person available in advance from www.linkagesouthwark.org/Event/all-that-jazz. Holst Hall, JAGS, 144 East Dulwich Grove, SE22 8TE


Saturday 7 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


Saturdays 7 & 14 March: Southwark Adult Learning
We are running courses over two weekends giving you a great chance to try Pottery, sewing, carving, printmaking, life drawing, creative writing and even acoustic guitar playing!Full details at www.southwark.gov.uk/adultlearning. Thomas Calton Centre, Alpha street, SE15 4NX. 020 7358 2100.


Sunday 8 March: The Neighbourhood Walk Fun! Fitness & Fresh Air!
10am. Come and join your local community on a walk around the Nunhead Circular (5.5 miles.) Bring your friends, neighbours and families to this fun social event.  An opportunity to meet new people, make more friends and get to know your neighbours. Meeting Place: Outside Nunhead railway station (congregate on the corner opposite ‘The Nunhead Gardener’). The walk will end at the Old Nun’s Head, pub for a well-deserved post walk drink. Everyone welcome, but please RSVP to: – theneighbourhoodwalk@gmail.com so we know how many to expect. We look forward to seeing you there.


Sunday 8 March: 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 prompt, finishes by 10.30pm at the latest. £3 on the door. More information from www.thegooseisout.com.


Monday 9 March: 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 9 March: 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 10 March: 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 10 March: 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 11 March: Goose Green Coffee Morning
Guest speaker: Florence Eshalomi – Labour Assembly Member for Lambeth and Southwark. 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 11 March: Open Mornings @ Rosemead
9:30am – 11:00am. We run Open Days throughout the academic year. These are a wonderful chance to see the ‘inner workings’ of our school. You will have the opportunity to speak with staff, parents and governors as well as being escorted on tours by our students.You can begin your Open Day visit at either the Pre-Prep School (40A Thurlow Park Road, Dulwich, SE21 8HZ) or the Prep School (70 Thurlow Park Road, Dulwich, SE21 8HZ). Places do not need to be pre-booked for Open Mornings.


Wednesday 11 March: This Too Shall Pass: Stories of Change, Crisis and New Beginnings by Julia Samuel
7.30pm. If change is the natural order of things, why do many of us feel ill-equipped to deal with it? In This Too Shall Pass, acclaimed psychotherapist Julia Samuel draws on hours of conversations with her patients to show how we can learn to adapt and thrive during our most difficult and transformative experiences. Illuminated by the latest social and psychological research, This Too Shall Pass unflinchingly deals with the hard times in family, love, work, health and identity. The Lower School Atrium, Alleyn’s School, Townley Road, East Dulwich, SE22 8SU. Tickets £10/£8.


Wednesday 11 March: 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.


Thursday 12 March: 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 12 March: The Illusioneer Presents March Magic Mix
Show starts at 8pm. Doors open from 6pm. Hosted at Belair House is a compendium of close up, casino magic, parlour magic and magical games presented by our eclectic team of talented Illusioneers. Tickets £20 via Eventbrite www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/90972847235. Food and drink available throughout the evening. Belair House, Gallery Road, SE21 7AB.


Thursdays 12, 19 & 26 March: 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. Did February bring a proposal? Here’s one. 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

  • 12 Caller- Jane Lowe
  • 19 Caller- Carol Hewson- St Patrick’s Day
  • 26 Caller-Sue Hastings

Thursday 12 March: The Arts Society Dulwich illustrated lecture 
The Ancient Greek Olympics – a Visitor’s Guide. 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


Friday 13 March: Magpie Arts run by Sue Bennett
4-5pm (except school holidays). Gently guided creative art classes for children 6-11 years. Held at FCWellbeing Café on Melbourne Grove, SE22, next to ED station. Places limited to 8 per class. £13 per child including sketchbook and all materials. First class taster price of £5. Instagram – Magpiearts_15. To book please email suebennett181@gmail.com.


Friday 13 March: 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, Visit www.youtube.com/watch?v=oXAYdU3fvzc


Friday 13 March: 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 14 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 14 March: Southwark Adult Learning
We are running courses over two weekends giving you a great chance to try Pottery, sewing, carving, printmaking, life drawing, creative writing and even acoustic guitar playing!Full details at www.southwark.gov.uk/adultlearning. Thomas Calton Centre, Alpha street, SE15 4NX. 020 7358 2100.


Saturday 14 March: Dulwich Choral Society
7.30pm. Dulwich Choral Society presents Leonard Bernstein’s Chichester Psalms, along with Britten’s Jubilate in C and Canticle II ‘Abraham and Isaac,’ Janacek’s Otcenas (Our Father) and Vaughan Williams’s ‘Let All The World.’ With treble and tenor soloists, harp, percussion, organ and piano. Conducted by DCS Music Director Aidan Oliver, Choral Director at Glyndebourne and of the Edinburgh Festival Chorus. Tickets £20 pounds (£5 under 18) via dulwichchoral.com or on the door. All welcome! All Saints Church, Lovelace Road, West Dulwich.


Sunday 15 March: Midcentury Modern® at Dulwich College
10am – 4pm. 60 top midcentury dealers descend upon the bold brutalist Christison Hall and red brick Victorian cloisters of Dulwich College for the day with 28 modern designers too. Expect an eclectic mix including original travel, film posters and artwork, iconic furniture, industrial, lighting, rugs, textiles, throws, glass pieces, ceramics, wallpaper and jewellery. Entry closes at 3.30pm. Doors close at 4pm. Tickets on the door: Dealers, serious collectors 9am – £15 / Main door 10am – 4pm  £10. Online ticket deals: £9 10am advance  / 2 for £10 from the earlier time of 1pm. FREE from 3pm book online. Children under 14 free. Food vans on site / buggy park / delivery available. Visit modernshows.com/shows


Monday 16 March: 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 16 March: 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 17 March: 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 17 March: 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 17 March: An Evening with Eleanor Lipman
7.30pm. Village Books are delighted to welcome Eleanor Lipman, author of The Inn at Lake DevineThen She Found Me and The Family Man to Dulwich. Eleanor will be discussing her new book Good Riddance: One woman’s trash becomes another woman’s treasure, with deliriously entertaining results. Bell House, 27 College Rd, Dulwich, London SE21 7BG. Tickets £10 (includes a glass of wine).


Wednesday 18 March:  Breathe Yourself to a Happier Life
10.15am – 11.45am. 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; greater clarity of thought; better sleep pattern. Allison.lindsay@schoolforwellbeing.com. www.schoolforwellbeing.com. Telegraph Hill Centre, Pepys Road, SE14 5TY.


Wednesday 18 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.


Wednesday 18 March: 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 18 March: Breathe Yourself to a Happier Life
7.30-9pm. 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; greater clarity of thought; better sleep pattern. Allison.lindsay@schoolforwellbeing.com  or visit www.schoolforwellbeing.com. Station Hall Herne Hill, Railton Road, Herne Hill SE24 0JW.


Thursday 19 March: 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 19 March: Lars Mytting – The Bell in the Lake
19.00 – 20.30. Join one of Scandinavia’s best-loved storytellers, Lars Mytting, as he talks about his brilliant new novel, The Bell in the Lake. The first in a rich historical trilogy that draws on legend, The Bell in the Lake is a beautiful, heart-breaking romance set in the wilds of northern Norway. Lars’ previous novel, The Sixteen Trees of the Somme has been a recent favourite for Dulwich Books staff and customers. Dulwich Books, 6 Croxted Road, West Dulwich, SE21 8SW. £10 (Admission)/£22 (Admission + a copy of The Bell in the Lake). Tickets available here.


Thursdays 19 & 26 March: 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. Did February bring a proposal? Here’s one. 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

  • 19 Caller- Carol Hewson- St Patrick’s Day
  • 26 Caller-Sue Hastings

Friday 20 March: Magpie Arts run by Sue Bennett
4-5pm (except school holidays). Gently guided creative art classes for children 6-11 years. Held at FCWellbeing Café on Melbourne Grove, SE22, next to ED station. Places limited to 8 per class. £13 per child including sketchbook and all materials. First class taster price of £5. Instagram – Magpiearts_15. To book please email suebennett181@gmail.com.

Friday 20 March: U3A Dulwich & District Meeting
Beacons of the Future  Celebrating the 150th anniversary of the School Board for London, Geoff Pick Director of the London Metropolitan Archives. Herne Hill Baptist Church, Half Moon Lane, SE24 9HU. https://u3asites.org.uk/dulwich


Friday 20 March: 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, Visit www.youtube.com/watch?v=oXAYdU3fvzc


Friday 20 March: Practical Help and Spiritual Hope for Mental Health
7pm-9pm. The evening will start with a presentation on Anxiety and Stress Management.  Following questions and a tea break there will be an optional brief reflection on related spiritual issues.  Dr Stephen Critchlow, Consultant Psychiatrist. East Dulwich Community Centre, 46-50 Darrell Road, East Dulwich, SE22 9NL.  Entrance Free.  Ichthus Christian Fellowship.  www.stephencritchlowmentalhealth.com.


Saturday 21 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 21 March: Never Weather-Beaten Saile
7.30pm.  To mark the 400th anniversary of the sailing of the Mayflower  carrying the Pilgrim Fathers to begin a new life in America. The Friends` Musick  chamber choir will tell the story of that fateful voyage in words and music. Narrated by a descendant of a servant on board, with additional narrative from one of the singers descended from William Brewster – a key figure among the Pilgrims. London Premiere, performed in period costume. Tickets: £12, £10 (Concessions: Seniors, Students) £6 (children under 12). Online: Eventbrite . Limited availability at door. www.bellhouse.co.uk/allevents. Or phone (Enquiries): 020 7733 0564. www.thefriendsmusick.co.uk. Bell House, 27 College Road, Dulwich SE21 7BG.


Saturday 21 March: Art@57 Art Market
10am – 4pm, Local Art and Craft Market at 57 North Cross Road, SE22 9ET. infoartat57.wixsite.com/artatfiftyseven


Saturday 21 March: Concordia Spring Concert – The Venetian Masters
For this special Spring Concert, Concordia would like to take you on a musical magic carpet to Venice. The performance is at 7.30pm on Saturday, 21st March at St. John the Evangelist, 2 Sylvan Rd, SE19 2RX. Tickets cost £14 at the door, or £13 in advance from www.concordiachamberchoir.co.uk. Concessions (students and those on means tested benefits) half price.  Remember that feeling you get coming home from an amazing concert?  Make a note in your diary now!


Saturday 21 March: Spring Concert: Note-orious, Palace Acappella and Crib Notes
7pm. Herne Hill Baptist Church, Half Moon Lane, Herne Hill SE24 9HU. Tickets: £5 on the door, with profits to Red Thread charity.


Sunday 22 March: Homes Fit for Heroes – 100 years of social housing in Dulwich and Southwark
To celebrate 100 years since the building of the ‘Homes Fit for Heroes’ at the Sunray and Casino Estates, Bell House, the Dulwich Society and Southwark Council are offering a series of free events celebrating these notable estates. Free guided walks: Sunday 22 March, 2pm and 3.30pm; meet at the corner of Red Post Hill and Herne Hill, near the United Reform Church. Free talk: 2.30pm, Sunday 29 March, Bell House, 27 College Road, Dulwich, SE21 7BG. Free exhibition: Bell House, weekends 21-22, 28-29 March: 10am-5pm; weekdays 23-27 March: by appointment. All events are free but places are limited so to register please go to www.bellhouse.co.uk or EventBrite.


Monday 23 March: 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 24 March: 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 24 March: 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 24 March: Falastin – A Cookbook by Sami Tamimi and Tara Wigley
7.30pm. Join Village Books and Alleyn’s School Enterprise for a culinary evening with authors Sami Tamimi and Tara Wigley who will be discussing their new book Falastin. The Lower School Atrium, Alleyn’s School, Townley Road, East Dulwich, SE22 8SU. Tickets £10/£8 Copies of Falastin will be on sale on the night for £20 (RRP £28). Sami and Tara are the co-authors of Jerusalem and Ottolenghi: The Cookbook, and Ottolenghi SIMPLE.


Tuesday 24 March: The Multi Story Orchestra and students from Harris Academy Peckham premiere “The Endz”
7-8pm. An original piece of music theatre bringing together rap, spoken word and songs to shed light on how gang violence impacts young people, in their own words. Following the death of an ex pupil from Harris Academy Peckham last year, a group of 30 young people from the school are now telling their own story about the bitter reality of gang culture today through art. Theatre Peckham, 221 Havil St, Camberwell, London SE5 7SD. Tickets: £6. Visit multi-story.org.uk/upcomingevents


Wednesday 25 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.


Wednesday 25 March: 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 25 March: She Is Fierce – Amazing Female Writers That History Forgot
11am-12pm. Babble Talks are daytime TED-style talks for parents, not about parenting. For parents and carers with babies under 1 year old. Many female writers today are achieving the success they deserve but it has not always been that way. Anthologist Ana Sampson seeks out the hidden talent of female writers of the past. Who are these women and why do we not already know their names? From the innovative to the inspirational, discover the stories of suffragettes, aristocrats, schoolgirls and medieval visionaries who make up the hidden history of women’s writing. East Dulwich Picturehouse, SE22 8HD. Tickets available here.


Wednesday 25 March: 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 26 March: 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 26 March: 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. Did February bring a proposal? Here’s one. 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 27 March: 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 27 March: Magpie Arts run by Sue Bennett
4-5pm (except school holidays). Gently guided creative art classes for children 6-11 years. Held at FCWellbeing Café on Melbourne Grove, SE22, next to ED station. Places limited to 8 per class. £13 per child including sketchbook and all materials. First class taster price of £5. Instagram – Magpiearts_15. To book please email suebennett181@gmail.com.


Friday 27 March: 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, Visit www.youtube.com/watch?v=oXAYdU3fvzc


Friday 27 March: Plosive Comedy in Dulwich with Ed Gamble
Line-up: Ed Gamble, Jamali Maddix, Suzi Ruffell & Adam Hess
Time: 8pm (Doors 7.15pm). Venue: 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 27 March: Lunchtime Concert
12.30pm. Beethoven Violin Sonatas op.12. no.3 in Eb major. Ellie Fagg- Violin and Eleanor Meynell – Piano. St John the Evangelist Church, Upper Norwood, SE19 2RX. Tickets £10/£8 on the door or from Eventbrite. Visit www.ensemble26.com.


Friday 27 March: Wizz Jones, Alfie Jones, Zach Johnson at The Ivy House
We are delighted to welcome back Wizz Jones to the Goose, tonight supported by his nephew Alfie, plus the excellent Zach Johnson. Wizz  has a very distinctive guitar style. He learned his craft from the likes of Davy Graham and Long John Baldry in the coffee bars of London’s Soho during the late fifties, busked through Europe with Rod Stewart,  and was cited by John Renbourn and Eric Clapton as an important early influence. Zach is an indie/folk singer/songwriter from South-East England, writing lyrically-driven songs that feature his intricate guitar playing and powerful vocals. Door 7pm, Live music starts 8pm.  £10/8 advance, £12/10 on the door. For advance tickets and further information, please see www.thegooseisout.com


Saturday 28 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 28 March: Dulwich Symphony Orchestra
7pm. Dulwich Symphony Orchestra plays Mendelssohn Symphonies 2 and 5 with Ruth Holton and Rebecca Hickey (sopranos),Tom Raskin (tenor) and the Dulwich Symphony Chorus. Conductor Leigh O’Hara. All Saints West Dulwich, Lovelace Road, Dulwich, SE21 8JY. Tickets available on the door or online from Eventbrite. £12 concessions £10 Under 16s free. Complimentary interval drink – Disabled access – free parking. Tickets and further details at www.dulwichsymphonyorchestra.org.uk


Saturday 28 March: A Tribute to Gary Rhodes Pop-Up Restaurant with Chef David Datt
6.30pm – 10.30pm at Fifty Seven, 57 Northcross Rd SE22 9ET. David Datt is cooking and running this local Supper Club evening. There is availability for 24 guests to dine on a three-course menu including three choices for each course (Vegan’s, gluten and dairy-free options are included on the menu). Each guest will be welcomed with a complimentary glass of Prosecco. The rest of the evening is BYO so please bring wine/beer with you to accompany the meal. The cost per ticket for this event is £40 and this is just to cover the costs of event space hire and food as this is a non-profit evening. We expect this event to be busy and there are only 24 places so book your spot ASAP! Once you have booked your place you will be sent the menu so that you can make your choices prior to the event. For more information & booking visit www.realhoxtonchef.co.uk/post/a-tribute-to-gary-rhodes


Sunday 29 March: Plastic Free East Dulwich Monthly Community Clean
All welcome. All equipment provided. Meet 11am St Francis Park. Visit www.plasticfreeeastdulwich.org and follow @plasticfreeeastdulwich on Instagram and Facebook and @plassticfreeed on Twitter.


29 March – 25 April : Exhibition in the Window ‘Paintigs’ by Carol Edgar
24 hrs Art Exhibition in the Window at 57 North Cross Road, SE22 9ET. Visit infoartat57.wixsite.com/artatfiftyseven


Monday 30 March: 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 31 March: 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 31 March: 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.


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