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September 2017 - Wishing everyone a good Autumn Term


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



Freelancers Breakfast Club


Freelancers working in arts education who live/work in Lewisham - dates for your diaries   

Andrew Barnett, director of the UK branch of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation will discuss their new publication, Rethinking Relationships, which examines the civic role of arts organisations.

Promote a variety of voluntary roles to LSE students

  • Monday 2 October 2017, 5:30-8pm
  • Attendance cost: free to registered UK charities


The Aviva Community Fund offers you the chance to secure funding for an important cause in your community.

Lewisham residents and organisations are invited to nominate people who volunteer in their spare time for the Mayor’s Award. The new scheme was launched to recognise individuals, community groups and businesses for their voluntary work in Lewisham.

Congratulations! Silver Award winner for Secondary teacher of the year went to Mr Simpson of St Matthew Academy Fim and Digital Media Department.

Local Lewisham Primary School's Exhibition and Fundraiser

Information about local activities for under 5s


An opportunity for an effective administrator with a passion for excellent customer service, volunteering and engaging with community organisations to join the University. Deadline midday, Friday 25th August

Full-time, Closing date is 21st September

Arts Network is looking for creative and wellbeing partners to take up space, or run activities at our new ‘Creativity and Wellbeing Hub in Lee Green.

The Royal Borough of Greenwich runs an exciting programme of winter events. Two of them - Eltham Lights Up on 16 November and Woolwich Winter Warmer on 2 December – feature community parades.  We are looking for an organisation to deliver these events.

Part time project coordinator to work with the Project Director and a Lewisham Community group

Professional Development

Thinking about the next steps after you complete your music studies?

Starting out and looking for some guidance?

Come to Press Play to find out about the rewarding careers available in participatory arts.