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Around Dulwich – June Round-up

It is June. Let me just say that again… JUNE! The warmer weather may be telling us that summer is well and truly on its way, but my mind seems firmly stuck in denial somewhere between January and March! Although there is nothing quite like having another half term under your belt and school summer holidays being merely weeks away to snap you back to reality. Or, perhaps, a general election. To mark the occasion, The Ivy House put on an evening of unbiased cabaret with an all-star line-up of veteran political comedians, magicians and minstrels. Comedy Store and local boy, Jim Barclay, and the hilarious Scummy Mummies headlined the entertainment. Hopefully we will not have to wait five years until we see them perform again. Nevertheless, May is always an exciting month for Dulwich as it plays host to the annual Dulwich Festival. This year, the festival certainly lived up to its promise of celebrating all the wonderful parts of our community; with great music, literary and theatre events, walks, fairs, local food trails …

East Dulwich Picturehouse is open!

After a successful VIP launch last week, the East Dulwich Picturehouse officially opened today! The Cinema is equipped with state of the art digital projection and sound technology, with comfortable seating and ample legroom. There are 3 Screens totalling a capacity of 244 seats: Screen 1 – 105 seats, Screen 2 – 86 seats and Screen 3 – 53 seats, with extra seating for the disabled. There is also a café/bar serving good quality adult and children’s victuals from a menu created by an experienced chef, with beverages of equal standards, serving espresso drinks of fine Fairtrade coffee and an array of quality wines and boutique beers. East Dulwich Picturehouse & Café will be exhibiting an eclectic and diverse programme of films, including the best of Mainstream, as well as British Independent, World Cinema, Documentaries and Arthouse films. There will also be the Picturehouse Screen Arts programme, which includes gems from the ‘National Theatre’, ‘Met Opera’, ‘Royal Shakespeare Company’, ‘Bolshoi Ballet’ and many more special screenings and events. Film listings for w/c Friday 24th April – Thursday 30th …