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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


Congratulations to V22


On 7 September 2016 the Lewisham Mayor and Cabinet approved the next stage of the Music Service’s transfer out from the Council to a newly formed charitable organisation, Lewisham Music.


Festival planning is underway for 2017 with an explosion of new projects and old favourites.


Arts Council England have announced the 140 projects that will collectively receive a total of £17.5 million through the Catalyst Evolve programme.


A report launched by Nesta in partnership with the Family and Childcare Trust details a number of innovations, both from UK and globally.


Lewisham has four teaching schools alliances. Find out more about teaching schools and what the alliances in Lewisham do.


Complete Pre-School Learning Alliance Lewisham's online survey to enable them to carry out research for their funding bid around outdoor play. 


Every year LEAN reflects on what we are doing and responds to what you have told us. As part of this we are conducting a survey to make sure what we do is helpful and relevant to YOU.


Funder responds to sector feedback


The decline in the take-up of arts subjects at GCSE has increased five-fold over the past year, coinciding with a dramatic rise in young people studying EBacc subjects.


Copy deadline for issue published on 26th August 2016.


Survey for London Borough of Lewisham's voluntary and community organisations and those that work with them


The Lewisham Local Community Contributor Card, recognises the work of Lewisham's volunteers/contributors and offers them the opportunity to receive discounts at local independent shops and businesses.