Join Blue Patch at Dulwich Festival in May

Ian Dunn Woodwork & Design is taking part in the Artist’s Open House events during the festival and will be opening his workshop doors to the general public over two weekends in May. Ian will also host fellow Blue Patch members, including:

Dulwich Festival is designed to celebrate arts, culture, history and community in Dulwich. The festival runs from 13-22 May 2022 with a full programme of events including choir night, a spring fair, ceilidhs, Shakespearean plays and children’s art competitions. 

Join Blue Patch members in the Artist’s Open House on the two weekends of 14th-15th and 21st-22nd May. 

Ian Dunn is an independent cabinet maker who creates bespoke cabinets for clients in the design studio.  The studio designs and makes gorgeous kitchens from responsibly sourced timber that are made to last. 

Louis at Blackbird Bespoke makes handcrafted metal furniture including tables, mirrors, lighting and accessories. As orders are individually produced, there is scope for customisation. Louis also works with architects on custom architectural pieces. 

Heliconia Furniture Design modern furniture pieces & commissions. The tables, chairs, sideboards and storage solutions are hand crafted from carefully sourced timbers by Chris. The detailed approach creates modern heritage pieces with both narrative and provenance.

Elly Allen Curtains & Blinds provide a soft furnishing service to south London. Elly designs, tailors and fits your fabrics and hardware to provide you with completely individual home decor. Elly will be showcasing the type of sustainable fabrics that she uses for her work and will be displaying sustainable textiles from Madder & Cutch, Ian Mankin and Newton Paisley’s pattern books. 

Coldharbour Lights are incredibly modern and unique light shades made with feathers. The flamboyant chandeliers are tactile and characterful, while also being easy to fit. The light shades are handmade to order by Lottie and a bespoke design service is also available.

Janet Tod has been painting & printmaking since the late 1970s when she moved to south London. Her bright, colourful still life paintings will provide a splash of colour and cheerfulness to any interior.  Janet works in a range of media from oil on linen and card to chalk on paper. 

Jane Langley, founder of Blue Patch, is including a studio wall in the workshop. Jane is a fine art graduate who paints, draws, and puts her graphic design skills to good use in Blue Patch. She works from her London studio.

Also taking part in the festival is Mandie Buezeval who will be hosted by Michelle House. Mandie hand crafts beautiful modern furniture using sustainably sourced timbers. Furniture includes a sit stand workstation, desks & stools, and benches.

Part of the enjoyment at festivals is meeting new and interesting people. We invite you to visit the festival & meet the makers & artists.

Find details of the events on the Dulwich Festival website: 

Find Ian Dunn Woodwork & Design at 4 & 5 Goose Green Trading Estate, 47 East Dulwich Road, SE22 9BN. The workshop will be open between 9am and 5pm on Saturday & Sunday the 14th, 15th, 21st & 22nd of May. 

Find Beuzeval Furniture at 75 Roxburgh Road, SE27 0LE

For more information about joining the Blue Patch community, visit our application page.

Annette Clubley

Annette is a keen wildlife conservationist, mindful of sustainability and our impact on the environment. Outside of work, family is her focus and she loves teaching the next generation to enjoy the outdoors.