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Last week Natalie Clarke, Lewisham Live Co-ordinator, visited a Live Composers rehearsal with Deptford Green School, and got behind the scenes.


The Women’s Community Forum, are really thrilled to be in the process of collating a directory of UK’s BLACK*, Asian, Ethnic Minority, Refugee artists for inclusion in the re-designed The Women’s Community Forum website available end of March 2017.


Lewisham launched with a bang last week with open rehearsals and sharing sessions at the new experimental gallery space; Tate Exchange. 

Now, as March approaches the festival gets into full swing with back to back events across some of Lewisham's most prestigious venues. 


Lewisham Live 2017, a festival celebrating young peoples talents in music and dance, officially starts next week with open rehearsals and showcases at the newly opened Tate Exchange.

Lewisham Live is made up of a selection of music, dance and collaborative performances by young people from the borough - some of whom have been mentored by professional choreographers and composers, and others who are getting the chance to perform in renowned venues for the very first time. 


Transfer of Lewisham Music Service & Hub to Lewisham Music, a new registered charity from 1 April 2017 heralding a bright and sustainable future


Cultural Learning Alliance has published ImagineNation: the value of cultural learning. This new publication builds on their original ImagineNation: the case for cultural learning published in 2011, and sets out how studying arts and culture changes and shapes the lives of children and young people.


Professor Michael Archer and Catherine Sercombe will join our team of outstanding speakers at this LEAN event exploring the myths around studying arts subjects in school and the impact on career and life choices, and how we can dispel them


Have your young people gone on to further study, training or employment (especially non arts), where the arts have been a help rather than a barrier?


South London Press who run London News Online and the Lewisham Mercury Newspaper have included Lewisham Live 2017 in their latest edition. 

Link to the online version can be found here:


With LEAN's AGM approaching, its a good time to put yourself forward to become part of a dynamic local charity


Flagship Consulting has published a free guide to digital marketing for charities.


We hope you had a great 2016 and are looking forward to 2017


Register your organisation and post volunteering opportunities on this new platform called CareerSPACE


Cultural Commissioning Programme update from Jessica Harris, Cultural Commissioning Programme Manager


Support for Lewisham Live 2017 has exploded in recent months with grants from Arts Council England and the Foyle Foundation . Waste management organisation SELCHP has come on board as media sponsor for the festival, and we have even been selected to receive a portion of the community fund awarded by Waitrose Greenwich.


The Creative Industries Federation warns that the Government’s ambitions for the young people of Britain cannot be achieved without a radical shift in policy on school education and training.


If you work in museums, galleries, cultural organisations


A round-up of recent news from around the sector


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