30 years of Dulwich Festival!

13 March 2023

This year’s Festival celebrates three decades of Dulwich in art, culture and the natural environment. Between the 12-21 May, the area will be home to a huge range of community events, as well as the legendary Artist’s Open House.

A Day in the Village will kick off the first weekend.
The Dulwich Estate is supporting the event by hosting, with London Wildlife Trust, a Wild Teddy Bears’ Picnic in Village Orchard on 13 May. It is also donating a space in the heart of the Village for a pop-up exhibition celebrating the event’s history.
Festival Fringe will take place at Alleyn’s, as well many other events, walks, talks, exhibitions, and open days including St Barnabas Village Hall, the Dulwich Picture Gallery, Christ’s Chapel, the Orchard and Bell House.
On Sunday 14 May the Friends of Dulwich Park will again host the Park Fair with stalls, food and entertainment
On the second weekend, the festival celebrates the vibrancy and community of West and East Dulwich.

30 years of Dulwich Festival!

On Saturday 20 May, the Love West Dulwich independent traders team will organise the West Dulwich Spring Fair. Kingswood Arts are hosting a free family carnival day Kingwood House.

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Dulwich Festival Volunteers – we need you!

If you would like to volunteer to be part of the festival, please email

30 years of Dulwich Festival!