All posts tagged: christmas

Dulwich Picture Gallery – Christmas events!

Family Festival: Sparklefest Sunday 15 December 10am-5pm. Sparkle, shine and celebrate the start of the winter holidays with a light-themed family festival in celebration of Rembrandt’s Light. Enjoy a variety of activities, including light drawing workshops with Tine Bech Studio, candlelit storytelling, festive decoration making and much more! Programme: Light Drawings Linbury Room 10am-5pm Join artist Tine Bech to learn how you can draw with light! Playing with movement, colour, light and photography, make your own light-filled family portrait inspired by Rembrandt’s paintings. Sparkling Stories Gallery 10 11am, 12pm, 2pm and 3pm Snuggle up and enjoy wintery tales about sparkle, glitter, stars, moonbeams and more with our magical storyteller Debbie Guneratne. Dazzling Decorations Sackler Centre 10am-5pm Get in to the holiday spirit by making a festive decoration with artist Grace Holliday. Decorate your own bauble with shining ink patterns – the perfect way to bring a little sparkle in to your home this season! Colour Your Imagination Gallery 2 10am-5pm Join illustration students from Camberwell College of Arts to take part in an activity they’ve specially …

Christmas fairs in and around Dulwich!

There are so many wonderful fairs planned for this month, I hope that I have brought you the details of the best! Thursday 5 December: Artisan Christmas Market 5pm-10pm.  Locally made Christmas gifts by local artists. Live music, mulled wine, kids meals available. Honor Oak Pub, 1 St German’s Road, Forest Hill SE23 1RH. Saturday 7 December: East Dulwich Christmas Cracker 2019 11am-5pm. The 2019 East Dulwich Christmas Cracker will be a wonderful way to get everyone in the festive spirit. Lordship Lane, North Cross Road and beyond. Saturday 7 December: Dulwich Craft and Design Fair 10am-5pm. St Barnabas Village Hall, Dulwich Village, London SE21 7BT. Admission: Adults £2.50, Children under 18: Free, Concessions £1.50/with flier £1.50. www.dulwichcrafts.co.uk. Saturday 7 December: Workshop Christmas Sale 10am-4pm.  A wide range of beautiful handmade gifts for you, your home and the ones you love. Christ Church Centre, 263 Barry Road, East Dulwich SE22 0JT. www.theworkshopsale.co.uk. Saturday 7 December: Fairlawn Primary School Winter Fair 12-3pm. Something for everyone! Fairlawn’s fantastical donkey rides, explore the enchanted garden, visit Santa in his grotto, …

East Dulwich Christmas Cracker 2019 

East Dulwich will be the place to be on Saturday 7th December when the fabulous Christmas Cracker returns supported by Southwark Council and presented by the Dulwich Festival.  The 2019 East Dulwich Christmas Cracker will be a wonderful way to get everyone in the festive spirit. This year’s street festival programme will include an exciting array of entertainment from choirs and performance groups, exclusive offers from the fantastic local traders, a suitably seasonal North Cross Road market with tempting gifts, delicious festive food and the return of the delightful Children’s Christmas Treasure Hunt in aid of LinkAge Southwark.  The Art Trail will also see many local artists exhibiting throughout spaces in Lordship Lane. The East Dulwich Christmas Cracker will take place throughout the area from 11am to 5pm.  Make a date in your diary to come along and join in the festive fun! The East Dulwich Christmas Cracker is part of the Southwark Presents programme, funded by Southwark Council with contributions from local traders and produced by Dulwich Festival.

Festive Shopping at Cockpit Arts Winter Open Studios 2019

Cockpit Arts is throwing open the doors for its celebrated Winter Open Studios. This twice-yearly shopping event is the only time Cockpit is open to the public, making it an exclusive chance to buy direct from over 140 of the best craftspeople in London, see where it all happens and support this hub of creative talent. Located in Deptford and Holborn over two weekends, it’s the destination for festive shopping and to buy direct from Cockpit’s makers, designers and artists. Whether you’re looking for jewellery, homewares, ceramics or fashion accessories … there’s so much to choose from for a gift that will be truly treasured. Friday night lates: Cockpit Arts is open 11am to 8pm on Friday for festive shopping in Holborn and Deptford. Features from 5-8pm include live music and a chance to win a £50 Cockpit Arts voucher with a hidden Golden Ticket. And for locals, Cockpit is offering free entry to Camden and Lewisham residents for the first hour each day – 11am to 12 noon, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. As part …

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 …