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Half Term Tennis Camps: Ages 4-16

Tennis Camps: spaces still available Book for the week or choose your days MONDAY 25TH TO FRIDAY 29TH OCTOBER   October half term tennis camps are running all next week at North Dulwich Tennis Club. Our fun and inclusive sessions run Monday to Friday, but you don’t have to commit to the week – just choose the days you can attend! Find out more and book at https://www.northdulwichtennis.co.uk/camps   Ages 4–5: 9am–10am (1hr per day) NEARLY FULL Ages 5–8: 9am–11am (2hrs) Ages 8–10: 10.30am–1pm (2.5hrs) Ages 11+: 1.30pm–4pm (2.5hrs) NEARLY FULL

Wine & Cheese Tasting in aid of local charity

Local charity, Link Age Southwark have partnered with GreatWineOnline to bring you an exclusive online wine and cheese tasting event, in aid of their work to support older people and people living with dementia. Join us for this fun and informative tasting experience on Thursday 18 November at 7pm, where you’ll be guided by the GWO experts in the comfort of your home. It’s the perfect opportunity to get your friends and family together and begin the festive celebrations early! Your order will include 3 or 6 wines chosen by the GWO team from the fabulous Chilean winery, Bodega Volcanes. Ben Gordon, MD of Bodegas Volcanes, will join live from Chile and take you through each wine. You can also order an optional cheese pairing to go along with your wine, introduced by author of British Cheese On Toast, Steve ‘The Cheese’ Parker. And, if that wasn’t enough, you will automatically be entered into a free raffle on the night with the chance to win a £50 GWO gift voucher! To join, order the 3-bottle tasting case of wine for £54 or the 6-bottle case for £98 exc. delivery, ahead of time. A £10 donation from each order will be made to Link Age Southwark. Add the optional cheese selection for an additional…

HOTMOTEL at OTC as part of Herne Hill Music Festival

Herne Hill native sons HOTMOTEL play Off the Cuff in Railton Road on Friday 15th October as part of the 2021 Herne Hill Music Festival. The appearance marks 8 years since the band originally formed and played the Festival’s 2013 Bandstand in Herne Hill Market. At that time the band featured founding members Rupert Ingham and Donald Ross Skinner, with backing singers and a covers repertoire. Rupert had just come off years playing with Ingham Swing Ensemble (a jazz collective also made up of Luke Fowler and Paul Canton, who later set up The Junction jazz venue in Coldharbour Lane) and Moodswing, a duo with pianist Marius Bak. Donald was a veteran of the indie music scene as guitarist, songwriter and producer known for his work with Julian Cope. He had also worked with Love Amongst Ruin and DC Fontana. Rupert and Don had also collaborated in the Idle Eye spoken word group (https://idleeye.co.uk) It wasn’t long before the singers were sacked and the band brought in Nigel Dean as their drummer, and HOTMOTEL began to work on original material, often premiering songs at the annual Dorchester Court Summer Party. From the start, the band has prized originality and envisioned itself…