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NDLTC Charity Mixed Davis Cup

North Dulwich Lawn Tennis Club are hosting a Davis Cup style tennis tournament on Saturday 30th March to raise money for VICTA and Leukaemia UK. Each team has been assigned to one of 8 nations for the day and will dress up, bring along food and in the evening perform a karaoke song relevant to their country, so it should be an amazing event with 50-100 people in attendance and raising over £1000 for the charities. Non-members and guests are more than welcome to watch, eat, drink and party in the evening with a great raffle and bake sale. All the money raised from the event going towards two amazing charities: 1) VICTA – a charity which supports and empowers blind and partially sighted children and young adults in the UK. 2) Leukaemia UK – a charity which funds research into all blood cancers and offers essential care and facilities for blood cancer patients. NDLTC Charity Mixed Davis Cup Saturday 30th March 1pm-5pm + Evening Entertainment. £15 Entry Contact:

The Dulwich Society’s Spring Gardens Talk

This year, the Dulwich Society’s Spring talk will be given by Helen Yemm, who writes the weekly Thorny Problems column in The Telegraph. Helen’s talk, “The modern cottage garden” builds on her experience of establishing gardens in both London and in West Sussex, where she now lives.  Helen’s books include the RHS Grow your own flowers and Gardening in Pyjamas: horticultural advice for obsessive dawn raiders. After the talk there will be an opportunity to meet Helen over a glass of wine. Tickets are £10 each (including a glass of wine) and may be purchased through (search “Dulwich Society”), or by sending a cheque payable to the “Dulwich Society” and SAE to Jeremy Prescott, 142 Court Lane, London SE21 7EB. Enquiries to CarolBritton Spring Gardens Talk 7.30pm on Wednesday 10thApril at Alleyn’s School, Townley Road, London SE22 8SU

Horniman Museum and Gardens – March events

Exhibition Brick Wonders Saturday 16 February to Sunday 27 October Discover amazing wonders from around the world made entirely from LEGO® bricks. From an ancient Egyptian pyramid to Old London Bridge, and from the natural wonder of a coral reef to the modern marvel of the international space station, travel through history and explore over 50 models made using half a million LEGO® bricks. Build your imagination at the interactive play areas, and don’t miss two special models of Horniman icons created especially for the show. Ticket prices:  Child £5; Adult £9: Family (up to 2 adults, 2 children) £20. Prices include voluntary 10% Gift Aid donation. Horniman Members and Benefactors enjoy free, unlimited visits to the exhibition. See more information.  Displays  The Lore of the Land Until Sunday 2 June The first exhibition in our new arts space, The Studio, explores our deep-rooted relationship with the natural world. Artist Serena Korda has worked with a Collective of local community members to create a multi-sensory installation featuring ceramic artworks dispensing scents inspired by the Horniman Gardens, and …

What’s on at Dulwich Books this March

Wednesday 27th March 2019 John Lanchester on The Wall, with Razia Iqbal John Lanchester writes with such clarity and effectiveness that his prose is a pleasure I always look forward to. His previous novels have all been memorable evocations of the world we’re familiar with, but The Wall is something new: almost an allegory, almost a dystopian-future warning, partly an elegant study of the nature of storytelling itself. I was hugely impressed by it. Philip Pullman Kavanagh begins his life patrolling the Wall. If he’s lucky, if nothing goes wrong, he has only two years of this: 729 more nights… The Wall is the long-awaited new novel from John Lanchester, bestselling author of Capital.A thrilling and hypnotic work of fiction, it is a mystery story, a love story, a war story and a story about a voyage. The Wall is a novel about why the young are right to distrust the old. It’s about a broken world you will recognise as your own – and about what might be found when all is lost. Don’t miss the …

Art@57 Art Market

Art@57 is a new Art Gallery in the window of Suzanne James’ private hire venue at 57 North Cross Road, East Dulwich. It is curated by local Artist, Louise Ward. Art@57 aims to showcase the work of local Artists in a rolling programme of exhibitions highlighting the quality of the creativity in and around SE22. People passing by will be able to discover and engage with the work of a different Artist each month. March’s Artist is Diana McKinnon. Diana is a Textile Artist working in free motion embroidery. Originally a teacher, she has continued to develop her own skills in ceramics and creative embroidery. She is a member of the Society of Designer Craftsmen and has exhibited throughout the UK including at the Mall Galleries and Chelsea College of Art. One of her major inspirations is the work of the Impressionists, which is reflected in the colour, light and tactile qualities of her vibrant embroidered landscapes. Diana focuses on the way that the light changes the landscape from season to season. She translates this into the textures, …