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Pay a visit to East Dulwich’s House of Dreams
Pay a visit to East Dulwich’s House of Dreams

Pay a visit to East Dulwich’s House of Dreams

There is an outwardly unremarkable terraced house in South London that conceals an explosion of colour and art within - the House of Dreams.

Sep
02
2020
The unsolved murder of the Dulwich Hermit
The unsolved murder of the Dulwich Hermit

The unsolved murder of the Dulwich Hermit

Just over 200 years ago, gentle Dulwich was horrified by the murder of a much loved local eccentric - Samuel Matthews, better known as the Dulwich Hermit.

May
14
2020
Admire the magnificent Dawson Heights
Admire the magnificent Dawson Heights

Admire the magnificent Dawson Heights

One of the architectural landmarks of South London is a wide ziggurat block of flats -- Dawson Heights.

Aug
29
2019
A gothic house made from concrete
A gothic house made from concrete

A gothic house made from concrete

Opposite a gothic looking church is a gothic looking house -- made from concrete.

Aug
22
2019
Student art goes on display in a train station
Student art goes on display in a train station

Student art goes on display in a train station

A train station near a famous art gallery has gained its own art display, courtesy of the local school.

Dec
02
2017
London’s Alleys – Lovers Walk
London’s Alleys – Lovers Walk

London’s Alleys – Lovers Walk

There's a wooded pathway that is not called Lovers Walk, but that's what everyone other than the original planner now calls it.

Jun
12
2017
Museum Meals – Dulwich Picture Gallery
Museum Meals – Dulwich Picture Gallery

Museum Meals – Dulwich Picture Gallery

The famous picture gallery in picturesque Dulwich village has long been drawing Londoners from afar to this almost rural outpost within Zone 2 of the travel card.

Aug
11
2014
Dulwich Festival event listings released
Dulwich Festival event listings released

Dulwich Festival event listings released

The 21st Dulwich Festival returns next weekend, with the usual "local-festival" mix of history, music and a fete.

May
03
2014
Photos – Watch a railway bridge being replaced
Photos – Watch a railway bridge being replaced

Photos – Watch a railway bridge being replaced

Over the Easter weekend a delayed plan to replace an old railway bridge swung into action as a road in North Dulwich was sealed off and handed over to an army of hard hat wearing builders and massive machines.

Apr
22
2014
Take a short walk through Dog Kennel Hill Wood
Take a short walk through Dog Kennel Hill Wood

Take a short walk through Dog Kennel Hill Wood

There is in East Dulwich a large supermarket. The approach through a council estate, skirting a wood, and then through a small grassy area. Yet, that little wood next to it happens to make for a much more pleasant way to secure egress to the store, and is curiously little used.

Apr
15
2014
A look inside the modern St Barnabas church in Dulwich
A look inside the modern St Barnabas church in Dulwich

A look inside the modern St Barnabas church in Dulwich

On the 7th December 1992, a Victorian gothic church on top of a hill in Dulwich burnt down, following an arson attack.

Apr
06
2014
A relic of penal punishment in Dulwich village
A relic of penal punishment in Dulwich village

A relic of penal punishment in Dulwich village

On a side street in picturesque Dulwich village can be found a small memory of a dark past that haunts the memory of the place.

Apr
05
2014
The site of an ancient red post in Dulwich
The site of an ancient red post in Dulwich

The site of an ancient red post in Dulwich

There stands atop a hill in London a pole, a bright red pole. The pole is new, but recalls an old pole that stood here in the past. So memorable was the pole that it gave its name to the local road, but probably after the pole vanished.

Jul
07
2013
London’s Last Surviving Toll Gate
London’s Last Surviving Toll Gate

London’s Last Surviving Toll Gate

Dotted around London largely up to Victorian times, were a number of toll gates which charged people to use the road -- but one still exists, still charging people to drive up the road.

Jan
21
2012