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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.


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


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