2017 AGM – Join us in shaping the future of the Centre

Originally posted on Telegraph Hill Centre:
Telegraph Hill Centre’s AGM is coming up on Saturday 15th July at 11am.   This is your chance to find out more about the Centre, and also to get involved. Annual General Meeting & Invitation for Steering Group Nominations Saturday 15 July 2017 11am to 12 noon Followed by a light refreshments AGM – Every year, the Centre’s Steering Group… Continue reading 2017 AGM – Join us in shaping the future of the Centre

Lewisham 3 Peaks challenge

Originally posted on Nature Conservation Lewisham:
The people behind ‘Lewisham’s 3 Peaks Challenge’ write: The Brockley Three Peaks walk was an idea which sprung out of a co-design workshop last summer, as part of the neighbourhood planning work. A year later, local residents, with thanks to grant funding from the Ladywell ward assembly, have made it happen! Realising what a great asset their hilly open… Continue reading Lewisham 3 Peaks challenge

Thinking about Grenfell Tower

Battersea Arts Centre: Blog It’s impossible to stop thinking about the fire at Grenfell Tower. And what has happened to residents and to neighbours. But that’s not the reason for posting this, I am posting this more as a commitment. The brilliant Bush Theatre, and other community organisations local to Grenfell Tower, have been finding ways to support in the aftermath. Most have been emphasising … Continue reading Thinking about Grenfell Tower

Not talking to white people about race doesn’t mean withdrawing

Originally posted on Media Diversified:
by Huma Munshi “White privilege is one of the reasons why I stopped talking to white people about race…the idea of white privilege forces white people who aren’t actively racist to confront their own complicity in its continuing existence”. This quote from Reni’s book captures the struggle many people of colour have experienced. Talking about race and racism in white spaces… Continue reading Not talking to white people about race doesn’t mean withdrawing

Lewisham Hustings update

There are a few hustings taking place in the next few days across the three constituencies in Lewisham. Why not take the chance to ask the candidates one of the questions from our virtual hustings Lewisham West & Penge Sydenham Society hustings, JK Banqueting Hall 15 Perry Vale SE23 2NE, Tuesday 6th June (note date change) at 7pm 38 Degrees hustings, Wesley Halls Methodist Church, 211-213 Sydenham … Continue reading Lewisham Hustings update

Candidates for General Election confirmed

Originally posted on Penge Forum – The Voice for Penge and Anerley:
In order to make our Hustings manageable, we have restricted the invitations to those candidates seeking election in Lewisham West and Penge and who represent political parties which have European or Westminster parliamentary representation.  That is from the Conservative Party, The Green Party, The Labour Party, The :Lib Dems and UKIP. The full… Continue reading Candidates for General Election confirmed

Deptford Cabaret Night wins Arts Council England funding to grow!

Originally posted on The Albany, Deptford:
Following six seasons sharing ground-breaking works-in-progress in the Albany studio, the pioneering curators of Cabaret Playroom have been awarded an Arts Council grant to invest in a scaled up version of the event.  Cabaret Playroom: The Big One will take place in the Albany’s main space on Saturday 10 June. Tricity Vogue and Matthew Floyd Jones. Photography: James Millar… Continue reading Deptford Cabaret Night wins Arts Council England funding to grow!

Creative Museums

After the Ouch of Feedback can come the Ooh! of next stage of thinking … Battersea Arts Centre: Blog This is a brief introduction I gave to the recent Creative Museums symposium at Battersea Arts Centre on 25th April… …it’s about Scratch, being told your idea is rubbish and the emotional process of change… __ Good morning. I’m David and I work here at Battersea Arts Centre. … Continue reading Creative Museums