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This is a list of the current opportunities. Please click on an opportunity to see the full details.

The Barbican Young Programmers are a group of film-buffs aged 16 to 25 who meet over four times a month to learn how to share their love and knowledge of film with real audiences.

Deadline 24th Aug


We’re offering bursaries for artists and producers to attend IETM in Munich — a major European performing arts networking event

Deadline: 24th Aug 2018


Fairbeats! delivers music education projects for young refugees, asylum seekers and migrant communities 

Deadline: Fri 7th Sept


Baseless Fabric Theatre is looking for DBS checked Drama Practitioners / Directors and Musical Directors, with experience of teaching and devising opera/musical theatre with young people


The Foundation want to support the development and growth of organisations investing in young people to achieve positive change. The Youth Fund and Growth Fund provide core funding to organisations that help young people in the most precarious positions to build on their strengths and realise their full potential.


This programme will support people to use arts and creativity to make positive changes in their communities.

Deadline: 28th September 2018 


From September 2018, students will have the opportunity to study for a taught Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) -  equivalent to half an A level in UCAS points - on term-time Saturdays at the National Gallery or the Wallace Collection, taught alongside two modules of the new Pearson A Level Art History course. Students have the option to study a further two modules  and sit the A level exam at the end of the second year. 

Deadline for Applications: 10 September


Lewisham Music is looking for enthusiastic and creative music leaders and teachers to join our team.

Deadline: 22 AUGUST


The Horniman Museum have announced a call for papers for Re-Imagining the Human: Exploring Best Practice in Object-led work with Ethnographic Collectionsa conference organised by the Museum and ICME (International Committee for Museums and Collections of Ethnography).   

Date of conference: 28-29 November 2018

Venue: Horniman Museum and Gardens, London, UK.
Deadline for submission: 1 October 2018


The Fore is the only open-access funder in the UK offering development funding and strategic support to early-stage charities and social enterprises


If you are a Lewisham-based non-profit making constituted group offering arts festival projects you can use Crowdfund Lewisham to get people to support your ideas, or complete an application form (if you think Crowdfunder is not suitable for your campaign). Lewisham Arts Festival Grant scheme may be able to match fund up to 70% of your target up to a maximum of £4,000.


NOW OPEN: A visual art challenge open to 11 – 14 year olds and their teachers in London and Essex.


Now open for applications

Culture Seeds is part of the Mayor of London’s draft Strategy for Culture, Culture for all Londoners.

The new grants will be used to support community-led cultural projects in every London borough.

Culture Seeds will support small or informal organisations and groups as well as individuals as it is often harder for them to access funding.


Applications for Round 2 will be open 4 June 2018 with a further £20m funding available. Workshops for potential bidders coming up.


Madcap Coalition are a voluntary community creative project, a [not-for-profit] registered charitable business. We offer free, family-friendly inclusive urban village fêtes & carnival arts and event equipment &  tent hire . We also operate a time-bank exchange & in return offer reduced rates & access to our resources & facilities, experience & expertise to community groups & voluntary organisations delivering local festivals & community events. 



Voluntary Action Lewisham is offering a new opportunity to display your artwork in New Cross.
VAL has recently moved to new offices, with lots of white wall space ideal for displaying artwork. As part of our mission to strengthen the community sector in Lewisham, we would like to work with local and emerging artists to show and sell their work here.

A Churchill Fellowship is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to expand your professional and personal horizons and, crucially, make a difference to communities and professions across the UK.


Register your interest here for our upcoming 6th Form College pilot exploring Gold delivery.


A rolling grant scheme to support the cultural sector’s work with children and young people