Archived News


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.


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


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


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


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.


Children England are looking for charities and organisations supporting low-income families and children in London, to contribute with their experiences for a short survey


Youth First is currently working with Goldsmiths University to look at their future beyond August 2019.


Devised by the BRAG Young Promoters, sign up for 4 brilliant arts projects now.


Dance Artist Maria Lothe shares her experience taking part in the Freelancer’s Breakfast Club about online self-promotion, July 2018


See the results of the Lewisham Mayoral and Councillors Election 2018, which were held on Thursday 3rd May, 2018


LEAN will spread the word about your arts opportunities for children and young people at Bellingham Festival and People's Day.


Did you know, we have 8 regular newsletters and e-bulletins in addition to our monthly newsletter? Make sure you stay up to date with information about arts education in Lewisham by signing up for one here!


Congratulations to Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, who has been selected as 1 of 17  finalists across the world, for the Global Teaching Excellence Award (GTEA) 2018.


Lewisham Education Arts Network is building a new website. Our website provides information, guidance and advice, and training, project and job opportunities to support all those involved in arts education with children and young people in Lewisham. It needs to work for you!


Panic! Social Class, Taste and Inequalities in the Creative Industries is the first sociological study on social mobility in the cultural industries, and was released by Create London and Arts Emergency on April 16th, 2018.


Inner-city children with speech, language and communication difficulties showed significant improvements in response to a drama-based intervention, research from the University of East London (UEL) has found.


Congratulations to Sound Connections who have just announced four years of strategic investment from Youth Music. As one of 13 organisations awarded a Youth Music Fund C grant, Sound Connections becomes part of the newly formed Alliance for a Musically Inclusive England working together to promote diversity and cultural democracy in music education.


General data protection regulations (GDPR) are changing. Let us know if you would like to keep hearing from LEAN.


Goodbye to Grants for the Arts and hello to National Lottery Project Grants. ACE are also launching a new fund to help individuals develop their practice.