Join Lewisham Culture and Diversity Advisory Forum

A new forum is being established to advise the London Borough of Lewisham on how the borough can use culture to amplify black and other diverse voices and celebrate how Lewisham is strengthened by its diversity.

Lewisham Council is seeking Cultural Professionals to join the Lewisham Culture and Diversity Advisory Forum to, in particular:

  • To consider public requests to review aspects of the boroughs public realm and make recommendations into what legacies should be celebrated in Lewisham to improve the diversity of the borough’s public realm.  This will feed into the GLA Commission for Diversity in the Public Realm.
  • To advise how Lewisham can use the Borough of Culture 2022 to increase our understanding of Lewisham’s diverse heritage and history of standing up against racism and inequality.
  • To advise on the development of the Borough of Culture 2022 programme to ensure that it fully celebrates Lewisham’s diversity.
  • To advise on how we can improve pathways and progression routes for young people from backgrounds currently under-represented within London’s cultural and creative sectors.

Lewisham are seeking individuals with extensive knowledge of contemporary cultural practice and/or cultural heritage in diverse communities and a demonstrable personal or professional connection to the London Borough of Lewisham. 

There will be a small attendance fee per meeting which will be held quarterly. 

For further information about how to apply please contact cultural.development@lewisham.gov.uk

Applications will close on 4th September 2020.