All posts tagged: events

Plastic Free East Dulwich

Plastic Free East Dulwich are holding their next event at the Lordship Pub on Thursday 23rd January, 7pm. It’ll be a jam-packed talk so make sure you join! The folks at Veolia will be talking about the great work they do in helping to drive the UK towards a circular economy with their waste, water & energy services. Plastic Free East Dulwich will also be speaking about the work they do to free our community of plastic. It’s the time for new year’s resolutions, and if you’ve made it yours to cut down on plastic this year, make sure you come along to hear tips on how to achieve this. The event will be free – you can get a ticket on the Eventbrite or Facebook links below, or just turn up and bring your friends and families! PFED Eventbrite Ticket Page PFED Facebook Event Page

Horniman Museum and Gardens – January events!

Exhibitions and Displays Stages of Making Until 19 April Inspired by the history of the Horniman and its collections, Stages of Making is produced by a collective of local community members working with artist Katie Schwab. Works include painted walls, table tops made from yoghurt pots and a giant rag-rug created from used t-shirts by members of the public. Visitors can join in free daily drop-in making sessions to contribute to the live Studio Archive. Free. Turn It Up: On Paradoxes Until Sunday 21 June Jide Odukoya’s photographic series shows Nigeria abuzz through the lens of traditional Nigerian weddings, presented as some of the world’s most opulent ceremonies. Free. Ed Sheeran’s Guitar Until 31 May On loan from Ed Sheeran MBE. See Ed Sheeran’s custom-built ‘x’ Martin & Co. acoustic-electric guitar on display in the Music Gallery. This guitar was played during the star singer-songwriter’s 2015 North American tour promoting his phenomenally successful second studio album x (Multiply), which was released in 2014. It was used for songs such as ‘Photograph’ and ‘One’. Made for him by …

Bell House – January events!

Bell House is an educational charity that offers support outside the mainstream school curriculum, lifelong learning, short courses, exhibitions, talks and musical events. The house is also a centre for educational needs such as dyslexia support. They champion wider learning courses for all age groups and there are free events and bursary places available on all our courses. Here’s a list of what’s on at Bell House this month. Tuesday 14th January: Black Poetry through a Psychoanalytic Lens Psychotherapist, cultural critic and screenwriter, Nancy Elliott will introduce you to the principles of psychoanalysis and the history of black poetry. Friday 17th January: How to Make a Campaign Video on a Smartphone Join the Rainbow Collective for a full-day practical workshop on campaign film making and citizen journalism – suitable for charities or individuals interested in campaigning. Friday 17th January: Kimchi Fermentation Workshop Learn how to make kimchi, a traditional Korean dish packed with vitamins and full of flavour! Saturday 18th January: An Introduction to Bees and Honey If you have little or no experience of …

Dulwich Picture Gallery – January events!

Exhibitions & Displays   Rembrandt’s Light Until 2 February Experience a cinematic retelling of the Dutch Master’s pivotal years… An enduring storyteller; a master of light – Rembrandt is one of the greatest painters who ever lived. This landmark exhibition celebrates 350 years since his death with over 30 of his iconic paintings, etchings and drawings. ★★★★★ Evening Standard, ★★★★ Time Out, ★★★★ i,  ★★★★ Londonist Unlocking Paintings: Artists in Amsterdam Until 12 January 2020 Included in Gallery admission. This display explores the city of Amsterdam during the 17th century, when it became the new economic superpower in Europe, providing a wealth of opportunities for young painters to make their mark. Discover personal stories from key artists in our Collection; including works by Meindert Hobbema, Jacob van Ruisdael and Willem van de Velde II, from tales of invention and ingenuity to fortune and loss, all against the backdrop of an ambitious, fast-moving city. Lectures & Talks   Study Morning: Every Frame a Rembrandt 18 January, 9am-1pm £20, includes entry to Rembrandt’s Light. Explore Rembrandt’s power for storytelling …

Horniman Museum and Gardens – December events!

Exhibitions and Displays Stages of Making Now until 19 April 2020 Do you know how the things around you were made? What materials were used and who was involved in making them? Step into this immersive exhibition in The Studio where all the artworks have a story to tell about design, techniques and time. Inspired by the history of the Horniman and its collections, Stages of Making is produced by a collective of local community members working with artist Katie Schwab. Works include painted walls, table tops made from yoghurt pots and a giant rag-rug created from used t-shirts by members of the public. Visitors can join in free daily drop-in making sessions to contribute to the live Studio Archive. Free. Meltdown: Visualizing the Climate Crisis Now until 12 January 2020 The Horniman is hosting the UK premiere of this exhibition that features images of glaciers to demonstrate the impact of climate change across the world. Since 2008, Project Pressure has been commissioning artists to document the impact of retreating glaciers across the world and the …