Arts Education opportunties news and information

February 2017

Find below a list of stories added over the last month. Sometimes we have stories posted that have very short lead-times. Please accept our apologies for anything where the deadline has passed. You can make contact with the organisation to see when they are next running their event / training course etc. or you can subscribe to our RSS feed to keep up to date. If you can't view this email properly you can view it on the website


An event from Cultural Institute at Kings College London

Free taster evening for Teachers at the Horniman Museum and Gardens

You’re invited to ‘Reflections from the Loom’, an art exhibition by children of Beecroft Gardens School.

Join other Lewisham arts freelancers working in participatory arts, arts learning or education for breakfast at Deptford Lounge

Sound Connections Early Years Music Conference 2017

With Open Arms: investigating musically inclusive practice in early years


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With LEAN's AGM approaching, its a good time to put yourself forward to become part of a dynamic local charity

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:

Professor Michael Archer and Catherine Sercombe will join our team of outstanding speakers at this LEAN event exploring the myths around studying arts subjects in school and the impact on career and life choices, and how we can dispel them

Cultural Learning Alliance has published ImagineNation: the value of cultural learning. This new publication builds on their original ImagineNation: the case for cultural learning published in 2011, and sets out how studying arts and culture changes and shapes the lives of children and young people.

Transfer of Lewisham Music Service & Hub to Lewisham Music, a new registered charity from 1 April 2017 heralding a bright and sustainable future


Bringing communities together. Crowdfund Lewisham is a new way to raise money for projects that benefit local communities in Lewisham.

Innovate 2017 applications now open
Are you a creative innovator or trail-blazing organisation working with children and young people? Do you have a spark of an idea and need support in realising your ambition? Then Innovate is for you!

The Horniman Museum is looking for 10 people to join the new Studio Collective

Emergency Exit Arts are seeking to appoint a full-time, enthusiastic, dynamic Projects and Events Manager to join their team. 



From 2017 there will be one grant programme, the Open Programme, offering grants of between £1,000 and £30,000. (Deadline update).