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Christmas Fairs in and around Dulwich

There are so many wonderful fairs planned for this month and next, I hope that we have brought you the details of the best! Saturday 16 November: Christmas Market in support of St Christopher’s Hospice 11am-4pm, Kingsdale School, Dulwich. Admission is free for under 16s. Adult tickets are £3 on the door or £2 in advance and are available at selected St Christopher’s shops and online at www.stchristophers.org.uk/christmasmarket. Wednesday 20 & Thursday 21 November: Christmas Shopping Lates 6.30pm-9pm. Dulwich Books Christmas Shopping lates. Come and enjoy a glass of bubbly, get expert advice & recommendations for perfect Christmas present. Dulwich Books. 6 Croxted Road, SE21 8SW. 020 8670 1920. dulwichbooks.co.uk Thursday 28 November: The Charter School North Dulwich Christmas Fair 5.30 – 8.30 pm. Local Artists, Artisans and Designers selling their gorgeous handmade and vintage jewellery and accessories, fashionwear, home-made jams and jellies, hair accessories, Christmas confectionary, furniture and homewares, lighting, cards, massage services, personal care products, limited edition prints plus many more. Fantastic Tombola with prizes including an Apple Watch Series 3 and a tour around the Channel 4 News …

Franklins 20th Anniversary

Franklins are celebrating 20 years on Lordship Lane at the end of November. Rodney Franklin was running Franklins Antiques in Camberwell Road and Tim Sheehan was the owner of The Secret Garden operating in the basement and garden of the antique shop. They decided to combine their skills and opened Franklins in November 1999. Since then they have won awards and plaudits from the SE22 locals and far afield. To celebrate this achievement they are organising several events. On Friday 29th November Tim will be reproducing his opening night menu with 1999 prices for the first 50 covers who book and throughout that week, the weekday set lunch will have a glass of wine with each course at 1999 prices. 157 Lordship Lane, East Dulwich, SE22 8HX. Tel. 020 8299 9598 www.franklinsrestaurant.com

Dulwich Picture Gallery – November 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 35 of his iconic paintings, etchings and drawings, including major international loans from The Louvre and Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum. 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 Panel Discussion: Women in the Arts 12 November, 7pm £12 adults; £10 Friends & concessions. Despite a majority female workforce, key leadership roles …

St Christopher’s Christmas Market

St Christopher’s Hospice presents their Christmas Market on Saturday 16th November, which will be at the Kingsdale Foundation School, Alleyn Park, Dulwich. From 11am until 4pm, there will be festive fun for all the family; with a bouncy castle and lucky dips for the kids, while parents can relax at the prosecco and gin bar. Stocking up for Christmas has never been this easy. The Christmas Market will host stalls selling baked goods, locally produced wine, craft beer, a range of cheeses and cured meats and even jars of honey from a local beekeeper. Beyond the food stalls, visitors can browse the wide selection of make up and perfumes, handmade soaps, jewellery and much more. Jo Mowbray, Community Fundraiser at St Christopher’s says, “This year we’re proud to be holding the Christmas Market at a new location in the heart of our community. We’re welcoming in a maker’s market of local craftspeople to celebrate what our community has to offer.” After ticking a few items off the Christmas list and enjoying the vast array of …

Bell House – November events!

A-Z Embroidery Sampler Workshop, Saturday 9th November Learn and practice six embroidery stitches and be introduced to the complete alphabet of stitches, to start working on your own colourful linen sampler. Fulfilling your potential: How to foster a growth mindset, Tuesday 12th November Learn strategies for developing a growth mindset at this workshop with Tracy from Happy Life – Mental Health Awareness and Well-being Consultant. Imagine a world at ease with dementia, Thursday 14th November Michael Verde, an advisor to St Christopher’s, will be discussing a different way of thinking about dementia, in which people with dementia feel connected and valued. How to have a vegetarian Christmas, Sunday 17th November Do you have vegetarian family joining you for Christmas dinner? Learn how to make five vegetarian festive mains. Journal Writing for New Parents, Tuesday 19th November A free event exploring the experience of new parenthood through the therapeutic tool of writing. There will be time to talk, write down ideas, and share stories. Talking Menopause with the Experts, Wednesday 20th November Myth-busting, educating and empowering women to make informed choices about …