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Popularity of festival leads to call for volunteers

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The 7th Crystal Palace Overground Festival is recruiting for volunteers to help out at this year’s must-go-to event (Thursday 27 – Sunday 30 June).  Volunteer roles include stewarding around the main outdoor stage, supervising the kids’ zone and meeting and greeting visitors.  “We’re looking for passionate, fun-loving volunteers, aged 18 and over to ensure this year’s…

Crystal Palace Overland Festival starts tomorrow

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Crystal Palace Overground Festival: Westow Park & Crystal Palace Triangle, SE19 13-16 June, 2012 iPhone, iPad and iTouch users can download a FREE festival app from the iTunes store. Featuring general information, an interactive map pin-pointing where events are taking place and listings by artists and venues for the 4 days of the festival  www.crystalpalacefestival.org The…

The Great Crystal Palace Fire of 1936

Crystal Palace Fire

To commemorate the 75th anniversary of the destruction of the Crystal Palace by fire on the 30th November 1936, the Crystal Palace Museum will be presenting a special large screen showing of dramatic images of the 1936 fire. This will be shown all day during the normal museum’s winter opening times (11am – 3.00pm) on…

Palace Site Guided Tour

The Crystal Palace before the 1936 fire

On Sunday 6 March  the Crystal Palace Museum will be giving it’s first Palace Site guided tour of the 2011 season. The tour will include a close up inside of  the sixty foot diameter structure that was once the base of Isambard Brunel’s south tower and the tour will feature the Victorian time keeper’s office, the former…

Final call for entries to Cancer Research 10k

Crystal Palace 10k

On Sunday 10th October, Crystal Palace will welcome over 1000 runners who are taking up the challenge to Run 10K for Cancer Research UK, to help beat cancer. The National Sports Stadium will be opening its gates to play host to the start of the race, with participants and supporters gathering trackside, to warm up…

Crystal Palace Museum’s new skeletal acquisition!

Crystal Palace Museum

On Sunday 3 October the [qype id="85205"] will be giving it’s last Palace Site guided tour of the 2010 season. Those who attend the tour will also be shown the museum’s latest acquisition of an unusual 100 year old animal bone. The item once belonged to a large creature that many had seen at the…

James Allen Community Orchestra supports Dulwich Helpline

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On Sunday 26th September at 6 p.m. in the Holst Hall, James Allen’s Girls’ School, East Dulwich Grove, the James Allen Community Orchestra (JACO) will be giving a concert in aid of local charity Dulwich Helpline.  There is now a well-established partnership between the two organisations and this will be the orchestra’s seventh concert in…

Dulwich Picture Gallery Online Art Competition

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    DULWICH PICTURE GALLERY invites you to enter ‘THE WYETH FAMILY’ ONLINE ART COMPETITION The Wyeth Family: Three Generations of American Art 100 years of imaginative realism at Dulwich Picture Gallery The Wyeths often combined narrative with portraiture, resulting in compelling characterisation. Using the exhibition as an inspiration, create your own portrait of your…

PAUL NASH ONLINE ART COMPETITION

Paul Nash Mansions of the Dead

DULWICH PICTURE GALLERY invites you to enter the PAUL NASH ONLINE ART COMPETITION Create your own surreal landscape inspired by the beautifully strange landscapes in Paul Nash: The Elements a Dulwich Picture Gallery. Nash selected elementary objects and put them in relationships of conflict or harmony. Use the Gallery and grounds as the basis for…