Archived News

07/03/2019

Do you have a case study to share concerning creativity, culture and mental health?

Deadline for responses: 1 April 2019

25/02/2019

'A New Direction' Partnerships Director, Holly Donagh, runs through some of the proposals in the new Ofsted inspection framework, and considers what they may mean for arts education.

She also shares information on how arts organisations can get involved in the consultation.

31/01/2019

Lewisham Education Arts Network invite you to join us for an evening of debate and discussion aimed at Inspiring Change.
Date and time: Thursday, 7 February 2019, 4.30 to 7.30pm
Location: Prendergast Ladywell School, Manwood Road, SE4 1SA 

17/01/2019

Complete a short survey to help us to put on a valuable and relevant fundraising seminar in Bellingham.

16/01/2019

There is only one week left to enter your nomination for the Creative & Cultural Skills Awards 2019!

Nominations for the 2019 Awards are open until 25 January 2019.

15/01/2019

Like LEAN, many of you will  be working on your Lewisham Main Grants application. Use the stats and demographics on this website to help you.

08/01/2019

Culture for all Londoners (published December 2018) is the Mayor's landmark strategy for culture. It outlines an ambitious vision, which aims to provide Londoners with access to culture on their doorsteps.

21/12/2018

LEAN is applying for the next round of Lewisham Council's main grants, and it's a great opportunity to take stock and review the services that we currently provide. 

14/12/2018

There is exciting news to end 2018 as Deptford / New Cross is named as one of six Creative Enterprise Zones (CEZ) announced by the Mayor of London.

The successful bid for funding from the Mayor will help to ensure growth in the creative industries and that artists, creative talent and communities can thrive.

14/12/2018

Save the date for our AGM and Arts Education Event entitled Inspiring Change.

Date: Thursday 7 February 2019
Time: Early evening (exact times TBC)
Location: Prendergast Ladywell School, Manwood Road, SE4 1SA

14/12/2018

Lewisham Councils main grants programme is now open for applications from charities and not-for-profit organisations in the borough.  

Deadline for applications: 3 February 2019

14/12/2018

London Connected Learning Centre has begun work on a project of funded professional development training for educators, both formal and informal, across London to support them int he development of their digital skills, with a particular focus on creative industries.

Ensure your needs are met by completing their online survey. 

14/12/2018

Lawyers Volunteering for the Arts are looking to work with arts organisations who would otherwise not be in a position to afford legal advice and might have suitable issues or projects that would benefit from free advice from a qualified solicitor.

They are interested in helping organisations active in any aspect of the cultural sector, including abstract, conceptual and performance art, visual arts, and performance arts such as music, dance and theatre.

22/11/2018

An update on the proposed changes in the Main Grant Programme.

23/10/2018

The Fabian Society is conducting research into arts education in primary schools and are inviting arts organisations to respond to a survey on how they work with schools to provide access to arts.

17/10/2018

Bring free auditions to your school or youth group with the National Youth Theatre's Auditions Access Fund supported by Hugh Bonneville.

08/10/2018

The Mayor’s Award recognises individuals, community projects and businesses who contribute or support others to volunteer their spare time to Lewisham.

If you know an unsung hero or group that is making Lewisham a better place to live, please take a few minutes to nominate them.

Deadline: 22 October

05/09/2018

Do you work with schools and other education establishments? Do you want to prove your impact? This fund supports this kind of work and applications now acepted on a rolling basis

04/09/2018

Give this "Thank You" to your volunteers, with the Lewisham Local Card you can get deals in over 220 local businesses.

10/08/2018

Lewisham Council are seeking input about the proposed approach to, and priorities for,  Lewisham Council’s main grants programme.  Share your views on the proposed grants criteria and a number of questions relating to how we might allocate funding across the programme, before 25 October 2018.