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

Many of the events need booking in advance, and even though tickets only went on sale a few days ago, at least one is sadly sold out.

Some of the history talks sound interesting, as does a walking tour of the local area’s street art, which I now learn is based on Baroque era paintings from the Dulwich Picture Gallery.

A music thingy along the lost Effra river might be something to look out for.

The full listing is below:

Fri, 9th May
7:30 PM Life, Death and the Limits of the Human Body with Adam Rutherford & Kevin Fong
The Old Library, Dulwich College
8:00 PM Festival of Choirs
Holst Hall, JAGS
Sat, 10th May
10:30 AM Fairness in trade and investment; debate with Tessa Jowell
The lounge at St Barnabas Church
2:00 PM Children’s Art Competition
3:00 PM Children’s Fantasy Concert
St Barnabas Parish Hall
4:00 PM Organ demonstration
Christ’s Chapel
8:00 PM Jazz at The Patch with Georgia Mancio & Nigel Price
The Patch, Lordship Lane
Sun, 11th May
11:00 AM Dulwich Festival Fair on Goose Green
Goose Green
1:30 PM Come & Sing Mozart’s Requiem – Rehearsal & Concert
Holst Hall, JAGS
2:00 PM Architecture Walk @ 2pm
Dulwich Village
4:00 PM Architecture Walk @ 4pm
Dulwich Village
6:30 PM Come & Sing Mozart’s Requiem – Concert Audience
Holst Hall, JAGS
7:45 PM Organ Recital
Christ’s Chapel
Mon, 12th May
7:30 PM Judith Kerr in conversation with Nicolette Jones
The Old Library, Dulwich College
Tue, 13th May
6:30 PM Tree Walk
Dulwich Park Gate, Court Lane entrance
7:30 PM Great Escapes: Edward Stourton in conversation with Simon Pearson
The Charter School – Assembly Hall
Wed, 14th May
7:30 PM The Chilingirian Quartet
Christ’s Chapel
7:30 PM Dulwich Street Art – the inside story
Upstairs @ EDT
Thu, 15th May
7:00 PM Festival Youth Concert
Kingsdale School
7:30 PM Zeppelin Nights – London in WW1 with Jerry White
The Old Library, Dulwich College
8:00 PM Barn Dance
St Barnabas Parish Hall
Fri, 16th May
7:30 PM Gerard and the Watchmen, Worry Dolls & Alex Bayly
Upstairs @ EDT
7:30 PM Harlem Meer Cats – One Night in Harlem
Belair House
7:30 PM Food Panel Discussion – How Big Can Local Go?
The Patch, Lordship Lane
Sat, 17th May
2:00 PM Street Art / Fine Art
Vale End, Opposite East Dulwich Station.
2:30 PM Drum Fun @ 2:30pm
East Dulwich Community Centre
2:30 PM Fantasy Beasts – Children’s literary workshop
Belair House
4:00 PM Drum Fun @ 4pm
East Dulwich Community Centre
8:00 PM Comedy Double Bill: Andy Zaltzman & Dan Antopolski
Michael Croft Theatre, Alleyn’s School
Sun, 18th May
12:00 PM Floodtide on the Effra
12:00 PM History Walk @ 12 Noon
Crown & Greyhound
2:30 PM Piano and voice recital
The Old Library, Dulwich College
2:30 PM History Walk @ 2:30pm
Crown & Greyhound

 

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