Archived News

26/06/2018

LEAN will spread the word about your arts opportunities for children and young people at Bellingham Festival and People's Day.

16/05/2018

Lewisham Education Arts Network is building a new website. Our website provides information, guidance and advice, and training, project and job opportunities to support all those involved in arts education with children and young people in Lewisham. It needs to work for you!

18/04/2018

Inner-city children with speech, language and communication difficulties showed significant improvements in response to a drama-based intervention, research from the University of East London (UEL) has found.

18/04/2018

Congratulations to Sound Connections who have just announced four years of strategic investment from Youth Music. As one of 13 organisations awarded a Youth Music Fund C grant, Sound Connections becomes part of the newly formed Alliance for a Musically Inclusive England working together to promote diversity and cultural democracy in music education.

03/04/2018

General data protection regulations (GDPR) are changing. Let us know if you would like to keep hearing from LEAN.

27/03/2018

The Museum of London has launched its Early Years toolkit – a digital resource full of great ideas and inspiration for those working with under 5s in the museum and heritage sector.

02/03/2018

Arts Council England is consulting on their next 10 year strategy. Have your say! Deadline to contribute to the conversation is 11 April 2018.

12/02/2018

This new Chair of Trustees will work closely with existing Fairbeats Directors and trustees to move the charity into its next phase of life.

06/02/2018

Do you work in the arts freelance? Don't miss our next breakfast event on 20 February!

29/01/2018

LEAN as a registered charity is always on the lookout for funding opportunities to help support our work and projects. We now have a MyDonate page run by BT, which means individuals who can spare a penny can donate to LEAN, with funds going towards Lewisham Live Festival 2018 and beyond. 

09/01/2018

Get in touch with Alison with any creative new ideas for services you'd like to see from LEAN

09/01/2018

As part of Lewisham Live 2018, The Albany is running two brilliant projects for teenagers and young people in the borough.

Albany Young Creatives returns for the new year for young people aged 16 - 25, and new for 2018, Chill Pill is an urban music and spoken word project exclusively for teenagers. 

Both projects will run throughout February and March, and will culminate in performances to the public at The Albany, Deptford on the 24th March (Young Creatives) and 29th March (Chill Pill).

04/01/2018

Blog from Head Teacher of Aureus School Hannah Wilson on developing a STEAM school.

02/01/2018

See what LEAN has coming up in the next 3 months

20/12/2017

Seasons Greetings and holiday closing times

18/12/2017

As the arts sector continues to face major funding cuts, it becomes even more important to evidence the powerful contribution the arts can have on people’s lives.

18/12/2017

Read the response from the Pre-School Learning Alliance and others in the Early Years community.

13/12/2017

NCVO and Charity Evaluation Services have created a new guide to making your evaluation reports more appealing and getting people to sit up and take notice.

04/12/2017

Last week the government published it's Industrial Strategy White Paper, recognising the important economic role of the creative industries but failing to identify that the drop in creative education threatens the growth of the arts and wider economy.