Introducing All@Alleyn's

We are delighted to introduce the All@Alleyn’s series of free-to-attend lectures and workshops for 2019, delivered by subject specialists, and to invite friends and neighbours from the local community to take part. There will be something for everyone, so please do come and participate – simply book your free place via this website.

All@Alleyn’s forms part of Alleyn’s School’s programme to mark the 400th anniversary of Edward Alleyn’s College of God’s Gift, alongside formal commemorative events and the launch of an ambitious bursary fundraising campaign.

Learn more about Alleyn’s 400 here.


Alleyn's Holly Fair Literary Festival


Saturday 30 November

 11.30am: Stephanie Calman author of Confessions of a Bad Mother, will be in conversation with Annabel Lord

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 12.30pm: Michael Crick author broadcaster and political journalist on Chasing politicians will be in conversation with Giles Whittell 

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❆ 1.30pm: A crime fiction panel with Sabine Durrant, Alice Castle and Marianne Kavanagh, moderated by Hester Vaizey

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❆ 2.30pm: Peter Grimsdale, novelist and broadcaster will be in conversation on the love of cars with Pip Torrens

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Alleyn's International Concert Series: Mithras Piano Trio

Tuesday 3 March, 7.30pm

Ionel Manciu (violin), Leo Popplewell (‘cello), Dominic Degavino (piano)

Programme:

Beethoven: Piano Trio in D Major op.70 No.1 ‘Ghost’

Rachmaninov: Trio Élégiaque No.1 in G minor

Lili Boulanger: ‘D’un Matin de Printemps’

Ravel: Piano Trio in A minor

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All@Alleyn's Series: History

Thursday 28 November, 7pm

Why Does 'The Lord of the Rings' Matter? An Evaluation of Tolkien's Key Text by Revd A Buckley (former Chaplain of Alleyn's, currently City Rector of Oxford)

It was originally panned by critics but increasingly loved by readers. Why has The Lord of the Rings achieved such enduring popularity?

Tickets are free but must be booked online. 

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Plosive Comedy in Dulwich with Paul Foot

Saturday 7 December, 8pm
 
Plosive’s flagship stand-up night, bringing the best in alternative comedy to south east London.

PAUL FOOT – as seen on ‘Would I Lie To You’, ‘8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown’ and ‘Never Mind The Buzzcocks’ – headlines December’s show.

Plus 2019 Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee JESSICA FOSTEKEW, ‘Rob Delaney’s Stand Up Central’ star ROB AUTON and Edinburgh Comedy Awards Best Newcomer nominee SOPHIE DUKER

Tickets: £17

Age restriction: 18+

For more information and booking you will be redirected to the Plosive Comedy website


Plosive Comedy in Dulwich with Ed Gamble

Friday 27 March, 8pm

Plosive’s flagship stand-up night, bringing the best in alternative comedy to south east London.

ED GAMBLE – ‘Taskmaster’ champion, co-host of the Off Menu podcast and ‘Mock the Week’ regular – headlines March’s show.

Plus ‘Live at the Apollo’ star SUZI RUFFELL, Edinburgh Comedy Award Best Newcomer nominee ADAM HESS and another exciting act to be announced.

Tickets: £17

Age restriction: 18+

For more information and booking you will be redirected to the Plosive Comedy website

Wreath Making Workshop at Alleyn's Holly Fair


Saturday 30 November, 11.30am and 2pm

For the first time at the Holly Fair, we will be running two wreath making workshops. This is an ideal opportunity to learn how to create your own Christmas wreath using entirely natural materials - many locally sourced.

Ticket includes free entry to the Holly Fair.

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Plosive Comedy in Dulwich with Phil Wang

Saturday 11 January, 8pm

Plosive’s flagship stand-up night, bringing the best in alternative comedy to south east London.

PHIL WANG – ‘Live at the Apollo’ and ‘Have I Got News For You’ star and ‘Taskmaster’ loser – headlines January's show.

Plus ‘Live at the Apollo’ star FERN BRADY, ’Mock the Week’ regular ANGELA BARNES and ‘Harry Hill’s Clubnite’ guest MAT EWINS.

Tickets: £17

Age restriction: 18+

For more information and booking you will be redirected to the Plosive Comedy website

The MCT at Alleyn's, Alleyn's School, Townley Road, East Dulwich SE22 8SU.   Box Office: 0208 557 1541.