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July Magazines Out Today!

Our July magazines are being distributed today.  Each magazine (SE21, SE22 & SE23) is available to read as a flipzine.  Please do free free to share them with your friends and family. Local charity Link Age Southwark has launched a brand new project with the aim of bringing colour and nature back to the lives of older people in Southwark, but they need your help to make it happen.  You can read all about the Bloomin’ Lovely campaign in each magazine . Suzanne James is back with a wonderful recipe.  Janine Winlaw is back with her gardening tips.  Leanne Spencer talks about how the lockdown has changed her exercise routine.  Becca Teer is back with a very relevant article including Mindset Tips for Coping with Change. Local photographer Julia Hamilton took to the streets of East Dulwich to photograph our High Street Heroes last month; look out for part two. The Last Word features Vivien Piercy in SE21, Tarik from High Vibe in SE22 and Orlene Henry in SE23.  They make for an interesting read. This …

How to Deal with Your Emotions and Stay Calm and Positive

It’s human nature to not want to feel pain (emotional or physical pain) and this is why we often prefer to ‘bottle up’ negative emotions rather than feeling them and expressing them. Another aspect of this is that many of us have grown up without being shown how to express our emotions in a healthy way and so we can become afraid of them. We’re scared of a bad reaction or confrontation when we do say how we feel. We may also have learnt to believe certain emotions are ‘wrong’, such as anger, fear, dissapointment, sadness or jelousy. The truth is these emotions are natural and normal and they just need acknowledging (even just to yourself) to become ‘unstuck’, allowing you to release them and feel better. What happens to suppressed emotions? We push our feelings down but by doing this they don’t go away. They sit beneath the surface and can affect us negatively in different ways. Our emotions are held in the subconscious part of the mind: the part that is not under …

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 …

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 …

Dulwich Picture Gallery – What’s on in January

Exhibitions & Displays Ribera: Art of Violence Until 27 January 2019 Ribera: Art of Violence is the first UK show of work by the Spanish Baroque painter, draughtsman and printmaker, Jusepe de Ribera (1591–1652), displaying his most sensational, shocking and masterfully composed works. Animalis Every Sunday throughout Ribera: Art of Violence These intimate performances, choreographed by the critically acclaimed dancer Dane Hurst, give form to the emotional tensions, psychological resonances and physical impulses in Ribera’s work. Enjoy this event as part of your Sunday visit to Ribera: Art of Violence and expect to be challenged, entertained and enlightened. Film Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner (1967) 14 January, Bar opens at 7pm, Screening at 7.30pm £9; £7 Friends & concessions Winner of two Oscars, including best actress for Katherine Hepburn, this comedy-drama tells the story of an interracial marriage and the two families who come together as a result. A rare positive depiction of an interracial couple from the time, it provides a vital commentary on societal racism in the 1960s. Ticket includes a glass of wine, snacks and film …