Archived News

09/07/2019

What should the Young Mayor Team spend their £25k budget on to benefit Lewisham's Young People?

05/07/2019

 

20/05/2019

The National Literacy Trust have launched a new Website, Small Talk, which is designed to help parents develop the skills and confidence they need to boost their child’s language skills at home. It features simple activity suggestions, advice and videos to help parents chat, play and read with their child whenever and wherever they are.

25/04/2019

Goldsmiths, University of London has announced Professor Frances Corner OBE as its next Warden.

26/03/2019

A new national network has been set up for anyone who takes responsibility for arts, heritage and design in hospitals, the Culture, Health and Wellbeing Alliance reports.

26/03/2019

London's creative and cultural industries lead the world. This report, published by Centre for London looks at the barriers young people face to getting jobs and training in the sector, and identifies ways to ensure the industry benefits from the city’s diversity of talent.

07/03/2019

Do you have a case study to share concerning creativity, culture and mental health?

Deadline for responses: 1 April 2019

25/02/2019

'A New Direction' Partnerships Director, Holly Donagh, runs through some of the proposals in the new Ofsted inspection framework, and considers what they may mean for arts education.

She also shares information on how arts organisations can get involved in the consultation.

31/01/2019

Lewisham Education Arts Network invite you to join us for an evening of debate and discussion aimed at Inspiring Change.
Date and time: Thursday, 7 February 2019, 4.30 to 7.30pm
Location: Prendergast Ladywell School, Manwood Road, SE4 1SA 

17/01/2019

Complete a short survey to help us to put on a valuable and relevant fundraising seminar in Bellingham.

16/01/2019

There is only one week left to enter your nomination for the Creative & Cultural Skills Awards 2019!

Nominations for the 2019 Awards are open until 25 January 2019.

15/01/2019

Like LEAN, many of you will  be working on your Lewisham Main Grants application. Use the stats and demographics on this website to help you.

08/01/2019

Culture for all Londoners (published December 2018) is the Mayor's landmark strategy for culture. It outlines an ambitious vision, which aims to provide Londoners with access to culture on their doorsteps.

21/12/2018

LEAN is applying for the next round of Lewisham Council's main grants, and it's a great opportunity to take stock and review the services that we currently provide. 

14/12/2018

There is exciting news to end 2018 as Deptford / New Cross is named as one of six Creative Enterprise Zones (CEZ) announced by the Mayor of London.

The successful bid for funding from the Mayor will help to ensure growth in the creative industries and that artists, creative talent and communities can thrive.

14/12/2018

Save the date for our AGM and Arts Education Event entitled Inspiring Change.

Date: Thursday 7 February 2019
Time: Early evening (exact times TBC)
Location: Prendergast Ladywell School, Manwood Road, SE4 1SA

14/12/2018

Lewisham Councils main grants programme is now open for applications from charities and not-for-profit organisations in the borough.  

Deadline for applications: 3 February 2019

14/12/2018

London Connected Learning Centre has begun work on a project of funded professional development training for educators, both formal and informal, across London to support them int he development of their digital skills, with a particular focus on creative industries.

Ensure your needs are met by completing their online survey. 

14/12/2018

Lawyers Volunteering for the Arts are looking to work with arts organisations who would otherwise not be in a position to afford legal advice and might have suitable issues or projects that would benefit from free advice from a qualified solicitor.

They are interested in helping organisations active in any aspect of the cultural sector, including abstract, conceptual and performance art, visual arts, and performance arts such as music, dance and theatre.

22/11/2018

An update on the proposed changes in the Main Grant Programme.