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Art
Saturday 14 - Sunday 15 May , 11:00am to 6:00pm (plus 1 more)

Trainers ready, water bottles filled, grab an umbrella (maybe!) and your catalogue, then ready, steady, go! Two weekends full of creative talent awaits. Nearly 200 homes, studios, venues […]

Comedy
Tuesday 17 May, 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Laughter therapy and laughter itself boosts people’s health, communication, positive thinking and creativity and these therapy sessions are just the ticket for the dose required! In our laughter therapy sessions everyone will feel great with lots of laughs.

Find Out More Oru Space, 20-22 Lordship Lane, SE22 8HN
Literature & Talks
Tuesday 17 May, 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Ella’s workshop in Mindful Reading is fun, bonding and thought-provoking, and will leave attendees with a lasting method to change their ways of looking at things!

Find Out More Oru Space, 20-22 Lordship Lane, SE22 8HN
Comedy
Tuesday 17 May, 7:00pm to 9:30pm

Join The HandleBards for a bicycle-powered, laugh-out-loud production of Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night. This is an outdoor production, which will take place whatever the weather, so please dress appropriately and bring your own chair or blanket to sit on. Food and drinks will be available at Copper Beech Café.

Find Out More JAGS Sports Club, playing fields, Red Post Hill, SE24 9JN
Comedy
Tuesday 17 May, 7:30pm to 10:30pm

Fringe comedy comes to Dulwich with 3 nights of hilarious previews, including brand new tour shows ahead of this summer’s Edinburgh Fringe. Tuesday night includes Live At The […]

Find Out More The Crown and Greyhound, Dulwich Village, SE21 7BJ
Walks
Wednesday 18 May, 11:00am to 12:00pm

Many of the world’s leading street artists were invited by Ingrid Beazley to interpret the Baroque paintings of Dulwich Picture Gallery in their own unique styles, creating the Dulwich Outdoor Gallery in 2012. These, plus other new murals in the community, will feature on this guided walk.

Find Out More Meet at Vale End opposite East Dulwich Station, Grove Vale, SE22
Family
Wednesday 18 May, 2:00pm to 2:45pm

A multi-sensory musical journey encountering magical storybook characters led by the Beanstalk Arts team of musicians and storytellers.

Find Out More Peace + Riot 12 Croxted Rd, SE21 8SP
Comedy
Wednesday 18 May, 7:30pm to 10:30pm

Fringe comedy comes to Dulwich with 3 nights of hilarious previews, including brand new tour shows ahead of this summer’s Edinburgh Fringe. Jake Farrell (Penguin’s Edinburgh Fringe Unlocked) […]

Find Out More The Crown and Greyhound, Dulwich Village, SE21 7BJ
Literature & Talks
Wednesday 18 May, 7:30pm

The extraordinary story of Dulwich Picture Gallery’s world class collection of Old Master paintings during WW2

Find Out More Bell House, 27 College Road, London SE21 7BG
Literature & Talks
Wednesday 18 May, 7:30pm to 8:30pm

Acclaimed novelist Monica Ali will talk to former Book Prize judge, John Mullan, about her latest book, Love Marriage

Find Out More St Barnabas Church, 40 Calton Ave, Dulwich Village SE21 7DG
Music
Thursday 19 May, 7:00pm to 9:00pm

hear talented pupils from local primary and secondary schools making music of an exceptionally high standard

Find Out More Kingsdale Foundation School, Alleyn Park, SE21 8SQ
Food & Drink
Thursday 19 May, 7:30pm to 9:30pm

Local chef and owner of the Blue Brick Café in East Dulwich, Daniel Hughes, will be serving up a two-course vegan and gluten free meal, from his new Blue Brick Trailer. Enjoy Spanish guitar from Jon T, followed by opera and jazz from local singer Peggy Rossano.

Find Out More Copper Beech Café, Red Post Hill , SE24 9JN
Music
Thursday 19 May, 8:00pm to 10:00pm - SOLD OUT

The Organisation began a decade ago at The Manhattan Project, a Jazz staple in South London and the brainchild of guitarist Simon Fernsby. Drummer Pete Cater, organist Pete Whittaker and award winning, multi-instrumentalist, Tony Kofi complete the quartet.

Find Out More Upstairs at the East Dulwich Tavern, 1 Lordship Lane SE22 8EW
Music
Friday 20 May, 6:30pm to 11:00pm

An evening of music discovery, real talk and community.

Find Out More Oru Space, 20-22 Lordship Lane, SE22 8HN
Music
Friday 20 May, 8:00pm to 10:00pm - SOLD OUT

Formed for the Dulwich Festival in 2015, the 6-piece band now play at many of the country’s top jazz events recreating the music heard at New York’s Cotton Club from the late 20s to early 40s. Expect big-sounding, authentic arrangements with virtuosic jazz solos and swing as it should be swung!

Find Out More Upstairs at the East Dulwich Tavern, 1 Lordship Lane, London SE22 8EW
Family
Saturday 21 May, 10:00am to 5:00pm

Founded in 1811, Dulwich Picture Gallery was the world’s first purpose-built public art gallery when Sir Francis Bourgeois RA bequeathed his collection of old masters “for the inspection of the public”. We invite the public to explore the gallery main collection for free, simply by showing a Dulwich Festival programme. Tickets must be purchased for the Reframed Women in the Window exhibition.

Find Out More Dulwich Picture Gallery, Gallery Road, SE21 7AD
Art
Saturday 21 May, 10:00am to 4:00pm

The Plantscapes Exhibition confronts the relationship between humans and the natural world in the age of climate and ecological breakdown.
The Knitworks symposium explores the use of networks that are common to the function of both nature and machine,

Find Out More 198 Gallery, 198 Railton Road, SE24 0JT
Art
Saturday 21 May, 10:00am to 3:00pm

Come and enjoy the artworks of budding young artists who entered the Children’s Art Competition, which will be on display in the beautiful surroundings of Belair House.

Find Out More Belair House, 5 Gallery Road, SE21 7AB
Walks
Saturday 21 May, 11:00am

Join local guide Keith Turpin on a trail celebrating the public art & craft of SE22 and SE15 including the Bellenden renewal area. Explore the work of contemporary makers whilst evoking the spirit & traces left by earlier artists who found inspiration in this once quiet corner of rural Surrey.

Find Out More outside East Dulwich Railway Station, Grove Vale
Family
Saturday 21 May, 11:30am to 4:00pm

Enjoy nature tours, Take part in outdoor crafting and enjoy music and refreshments

Find Out More Village Orchard, Dulwich Village, SE21 7AF
Food & Drink
Saturday 21 May, 12:00pm to 3:00pm

Discover how to get the very best from home brewing methods from the ubiquitous cafetière to the V60, AeroPress and syphon, whilst tasting a range of filter coffees to see which brew methods best suit the array of coffees on offer.

Find Out More Oru Space, 20-22 Lordship Lane, SE22 8HN
Family
Saturday 21 May, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Playing a fun and lively repertoire of music, from marches to musicals, the Family Fiesta has something for the young, and young at heart! Fancy dress and audience participation encouraged!

Find Out More St Barnabas Parish Hall, Dulwich Village, SE21 7BT
Walks
Saturday 21 May, 1:30pm to 3:00pm

Tour of these ancient woodlands by the London Wildlife Trust and The Dulwich Estate

Find Out More Sydenham Hill Train Station car park; College Road SE21 7ND
Family
Saturday 21 May, 3:30pm to 4:30pm

Join the Illusioneer as he showcases a collection of puzzles, illusions & magic for all the family

Find Out More St Barnabas Parish Hall, Dulwich Village, SE21 7BT
Music
Saturday 21 May, 7:30pm - SOLD OUT

London’s busiest ceilidh band, Licence to Ceilidh return to the Festival for an evening of fun, guided dancing to a live band

Find Out More St Barnabas Parish Hall, Dulwich Village, SE21 7BT
Literature & Talks
Sunday 22 May, 10:30am to 11:30am

Melissa Hemsley talks to Felicity Cloake, Guardian food writer about her latest cookbook, Feel Good.

Find Out More The Auditorium, Dulwich College, SE21 7LD
Family
Sunday 22 May, 12:00pm to 5:00pm

A festive celebration of culture and community, the Goose Green Fair is a wonderful day out for all the family.

Find Out More Goose Green, East Dulwich Road, London, SE22 9AT