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Dulwich CollegeIndependent school for boys aged 7 to 18 and one of the largest public schools in the UK. Dulwich College was founded in 1619 by wealthy actor Edward Alleyn who set up "God's Gift" to educate 12 poor scholars of nearby parishes. The college has some architecturally interesting buildings and has starred on the big screen - the Great Hall playing a part in both Tomb Raider and Legally Blonde. Also of note is the Old Grammar School, erected in 1841 opposite the Old College which was designed by Sir Charles Barry, the architect of the Palace of Westminster. From architecture to art; the founding collection of the Dulwich Picture Gallery also originated at the college, when a large collection of paintings was bequeathed to Alleyn's College by Francis Bourgeois in 1811. The art gallery, housed in a building designed by Sir John Soane, became Britain's first public art gallery.

 

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Midcentury ModernMidcentury ModernDescribed as "design heaven" by Orla Kiely, Midcentury Modern, run in association with Elle Decoration, is a major date in the interiors lovers' little black book. There are 90 stands showing stunning furniture from the mid-20th century. The selling show features 63 of Europe's best dealers downstairs and in the arches and hall at Christison Hall15th March 2015Sunday 15th March 2015 Where:
Dulwich College,   Dulwich Common      SE21 7LD
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Described as "design heaven" by Orla Kiely, Midcentury Modern, run in association with Elle Decoration, is a major date in the interiors lovers' little black book. There are 90 stands showing stunning furniture from the mid-20th century. The selling show features 63 of Europe's best dealers downstairs and in the arches and hall at Christison Hall... More about this event
 

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West Dulwich Railway Station
 
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Sydenham Hill Railway Station
 
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    Park Plaza Riverbank Hotel London
    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £73  23% off
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    For understated chic this hotel on the banks of the Thames opposite the Tate Britain is a top choice. The rooms are clean and modern and ... More
     
     
     
    Plaza on the River Club & Residence London
    London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £113  28% off
    18 Albert Embankment, SE1 | 3.8 miles from Dulwich College
    Riverside rooms at this modern luxury hotel overlook the River Thames with the Houses of Parliament, Big Ben and the London Eye visible. All apartments features ... More
     
     
     
     
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    Royal College of Art, Dyson Building
    London > Education > Universities and Colleges
    1 Hester Road, SW11 | 4.6 miles from Dulwich College
    The £21 million Dyson Building makes up the largest part of the purpose-built Battersea campus of the prestigious Royal College of Art. Located at 1 Hester ... More
     
     
     
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    The Method Studio
    London > Education > Universities and Colleges
    Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, London WC1R | 5.7 miles from Dulwich College
    Learn to act by becoming the person you are portraying. Think yourself into the role... eat what they would eat, weigh what they would weigh, behave ... More
     
     
     
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    School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS)
    London > Education > Universities and Colleges
    Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 6 miles from Dulwich College
    The School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) is among the best schools for the studies of foreign cultures and languages in the world. In fact, ... More
     
     
     
     
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    Music Everything Ltd
    London > Education > Arts and Drama
    Parchmore Place, CR7 | 2.6 miles from Dulwich College
    This popular, affordable music school delivers short and intensive part time courses in music production/technology, sound engineering, vocal techniques and keyboard/guitar/dj skills. They also have studios to ... More
     
     
     
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    The Wine and Food Academy
    London > Education > Evening Classes
    93 Hazelbourne Road, SW12 | 2.6 miles from Dulwich College
    It's kind of an evening class, kind of a dinner party... Led by FHM's Kenneth Harry Putt, the WFA wine appreciation classes are based around tasting ... More
     
     
     
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    Chocolate Films Ltd
    London > Education >
    Units 1 & 2 119-123 Hackford Road, SW9 | 2.7 miles from Dulwich College
    Chocolate Films is a South London based film production company and social enterprise which runs a wide variety of media courses including stop motion animation, light ... More
     
     
     
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    Master Copy: Workshop (Ages 11-14)
    London > Events > Kids Events  Dates: Thursday 26th March 2015 - 4.30pm-6pm
    Dulwich Picture Gallery, Gallery Road, Dulwich Village, SE21 | 8 minutes from Dulwich College
    Learn various painting techniques by producing copies of other artists' work....More
     
     
     
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    Made In China: A Doug Fishbone Project
    London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 10th February to 26th July 2015 - Various Times
    Dulwich Picture Gallery, Gallery Road, Dulwich Village, SE21 | 8 minutes from Dulwich College
    Take a closer look at the permanent collection to identify the copy of an Old Master painting, commissioned by conceptual artist Fishbone from an artists' workshop ...More
     
     
     
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    Helen Rappaport: Victoria, Albert And The Death That Changed The Monarchy: Lecture
    London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Tuesday 10th March 2015 - 10.30am-11.30am
    Dulwich Picture Gallery, Gallery Road, Dulwich Village, SE21 | 8 minutes from Dulwich College
    The historian and author discusses the effect of Prince Albert's death....More
     
     
     
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    O2 Academy Brixton
    London > Entertainment > Live Music
    211 Stockwell Road, Brixton, London SW9 | 2.2 miles from Dulwich College
    This former cinema with its art deco interior, proscenium arch and 140ft dome is London's most celebrated venue for live music, winning Best Live Venue at ... More
     
     
     
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    Hootananny Brixton
    London > Entertainment > Pubs
    95 Effra Road, SW2 | 31 minutes from Dulwich College
    Hootananny Brixton is the sister venue to one of the Scottish Highlands' most successful venues, Hootananny in Inverness. Revamped and refurbished, it's fast-establishing itself as one ... More
     
     
     
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    Ritzy Picturehouse
    London > Entertainment > Cinemas
    Brixton Oval, Coldharbour Lane, Brixton, London SW2 | 37 minutes from Dulwich College
    If the Ritzy were a cat, it would have used up most of its nine lives. The cinema started life in 1910 as the Electric Pavilion, ... More
     
     
     
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    Dulwich Picture Gallery
    London > Attractions > Art Galleries
    Gallery Road, Dulwich Village, SE21 | 8 minutes from Dulwich College
    Designed by London architect Sir John Soane in 1811, Dulwich Picture Gallery is the world's first purpose-built art gallery and holds one of the most celebrated ... More
     
     
     
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    Horniman Museum
    London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
    100 London Road, SE23 | 20 minutes from Dulwich College
    Victorian tea trader Frederick John Horniman collected specimens and artefacts from his travels around the world in the 1860's. His personal collection became the foundation of ... More
     
     
     
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    Horniman Aquarium
    London > Attractions > Other Attractions
    Horniman Museum, 100 London Road, Forest Hill, SE23 | 20 minutes from Dulwich College
    The basement aquarium at The Horniman follows a long history of marine life at the museum. Sealife has been on display here since 1903 when the ... More
     
     
     
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    The Bookshop
    London > Shopping > Books
    1 Calton Avenue, SE21 | 15 minutes from Dulwich College
    Hazel Broadfoot's and Julian Toland's run a superb, high class bookshop in the heart of Dulwich Village. All the staff have a real enthusiasm, thirst for ... More
     
     
     
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    Moxon's
    London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
    149 Lordship Lane, SE22 | 22 minutes from Dulwich College
    This East Dulwich branch of Moxon's fishmongers in Lordship Lane is a friendly shop stocking ethically sourced fish and is regarded as one of the best ... More
     
     
     
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    Spray Rose
    London > Shopping > Catalogue and Mail Order
    69 East Dulwich Grove, SE22 | 25 minutes from Dulwich College
    Based in sleepy Dulwich, London’s number one mail order florist offers a comprehensive service across the city, the country and the world! And you won’t find ... More
     
     
     
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    Beauberry House
    London > Restaurants > International restaurants
    Belair Mansion, Gallery Road, SE21 | 4 minutes from Dulwich College
    Beauberry House, now a restaurant run by the Circa Group who also own L'Etranger, started out in 1726-1781 as an estate consisting of two farms. When ... More
     
     
     
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    Café Rouge - Dulwich
    London > Restaurants > French restaurants
    84 Park Hall Road, Dulwich, SE21 | 7 minutes from Dulwich College
    With a combination of delicious food, great wines and a real ambience, Café Rouge has embodied the style and je ne sais quoi of French dining ... More
     
     
     
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    Pavilion Cafe
    London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
    Dulwich Park, College Road, SE21 | 9 minutes from Dulwich College
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    Dulwich Croquet Club
    London > Leisure > Games
    Burbage Road, SE21 | 12 minutes from Dulwich College
    A million miles away from the hustle and bustle of Oxford Circus, the peace and quiet of leafy Dulwich is a great place to enjoy a ... More
     
     
     
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    Herne Hill Velodrome
    London > Leisure >
    Burbage Road, SE24 | 14 minutes from Dulwich College
    One of the oldest cycling tracks in the world, the Herne Hill Velodrome was built way back in 1891 and still hosts regular training for local ... More
     
     
     
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    Brockwell Lido
    London > Leisure >
    Lido Park Gardens, Brockwell Park, SE24 | 28 minutes from Dulwich College
    This excellent community sports facility was built by the London County Council in 1937. And, after a period of closure, Brockwell Lido re-opened in July 2007. ... More
     
     
     
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    The Rosendale
    London > Restaurants > Gastropub
    65 Rosendale Road, SE21 | 9 minutes from Dulwich College
    The winner of the Time Out Award for Best Gastropub 2007 is indeed a truly splendid restaurant, with a short menu of hip modern cuisine made ... More
     
     
     
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    The Crown & Greyhound
    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    73 Dulwich Village, SE21 | 11 minutes from Dulwich College
    The Crown & Greyhound in Dulwich Village (also known as 'The Dog') is a large pub - really, it's an amalgamation of two: The Crown and ... More
     
     
     
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    The Commercial
    London > Restaurants > Gastropub
    210-212 Railton Road, SE24 | 22 minutes from Dulwich College
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    Plan B
    London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
    418 Brixton Road, Brixton, London SW9 | 2.1 miles from Dulwich College
    With an exciting new music programme and creative team behind its new look and identity, including Kate Moross (one of London's most exciting young creatives, and ... More
     
     
     
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    Champagne & Fromage
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    10-11 Granville Arcade, Coldharbour Lane, SW9 | 37 minutes from Dulwich College
    Champagne & Fromage Brixton opens on 8th October 2013. Expanding from their Covent Garden shop into Brixton, Champagne & Fromage, the venture owned by French Bubbles ... More
     
     
     
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    Ritzy Cafe
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    Brixton Oval, Brixton, London SW2 | 37 minutes from Dulwich College
    This funky little jazz bar is one of South London's hidden delights. Don't worry about the depressingly empty pub section you can see from the street. ... More
     
     
     
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    Laban
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    Creekside, Deptford, SE8 | 3.8 miles from Dulwich College
    Tate Modern architects Herzog & de Meuron went for a shimmering, plastic-clad building when tasked with designing the Laban building, a place where excellence in contemporary ... More
     
     
     
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    The Biscuit Factory
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    Drummond Road, Southwark, London SE16 | 3.9 miles from Dulwich College
    Peek Frean & Co made biscuits here in Bermondsey for 123 years, from 1866 until 1989 when the factory closed. Home to baked goods like the ... More
     
     
     
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    Dulwich Picture Gallery
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    Gallery Road, SE21 | 8 minutes from Dulwich College
    Designed by London architect Sir John Soane in 1811, Dulwich Picture Gallery is the world's first purpose-built art gallery and holds one of the most celebrated ... More
     
     
     

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    Cecil Reuben Presents
    Concerts | On 5th March 2015 

    Hootananny Brixton 1.62 miles from Dulwich College

    A roots, rock and reggae special....More

    Throwback Thursdays
    Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 31st December 2015 

    The Dogstar 1.89 miles from Dulwich College

    DJ Bella Taylor plays disco, funk and club classics....More

    Kid Wave
    Concerts | On 5th March 2015 

    The Windmill 1.9 miles from Dulwich College

    The four-piece band who hail from London performs contemporary rock. With support from The Pearl Harts, King TV....More

    The Pete Downes Trio
    Concerts | On 5th March 2015 

    The Hideaway 2.17 miles from Dulwich College

    The guitarist and his band performs contemporary jazz fusion....More

    Soul South
    Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 2nd April 2015 

    Arch 2.57 miles from Dulwich College

    Open stage....More

    Albert Man & His Band
    Concerts | On 5th March 2015 

    The Bedford 2.77 miles from Dulwich College

    The songwriter performs piano-based, lyric-led melodic pop with support from Jewels Of Japan, With Sun....More

    Speaking English With Confidence
    Exhibitions | Until 30th April 2015 

    South Lambeth Library 3.18 miles from Dulwich College

    English conversation club....More

    Book Break: Short Stories And Poems
    Exhibitions | Until 30th April 2015 

    South Lambeth Library 3.18 miles from Dulwich College

    Drop in and listen to a good story or poem....More

    Young Associates: Workshop
    Exhibitions | Until 30th April 2015 

    Oval House 3.21 miles from Dulwich College

    A youth leadership team host performance workshops....More

    Always Be Comedy
    Comedy | On 5th March 2015 

    The Tommyfield 3.54 miles from Dulwich College

    Stories, anecdotes and audience banter from Paul McCaffrey. Also featuring Joel Dommett, Matt Forde and MC James Gill....More

     
     
     
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