Refugee Week Programme released

After months of collaboration with local Lewisham and London based organisations, we’re pleased to release details of our Refugee Week programme today. Carrying on with the theme of ‘Imagining Sanctuary’, the week celebrates both creatives with lived experience of forced migration and Lewisham’s campaign to become a Borough of Sanctuary. Events will be held across…

Imagining Sanctuary Week 2

Week 2 of our artivism campaign Imagining Sanctuary kicks off today with images of Lewisham market by talented young photographer Seham Mustafa. “My name is Seham Mustafa and I am from Syria and I now live in Lewisham. I  am in year  9 and I love photography. Lewisham has diversity, safety and almost all different…

Refugee Week Creative Commissions

We’re offering one-off commissions for refugee artists/collectives or organisations running creative groups with refugees and people seeking asylum for a week long programme of activities taking place over Refugee Week 2021 (15-21 June).  Our theme for the week is “Imagining Sanctuary”, inspired by our Lewisham’s bid to become a Borough of Sanctuary. We would like…

Artivism: Get Involved! 5 Actions, 5 Weeks

Our first major artivism project, culminating in 5 actions over 5 weeks calling for the UK to urgently resettle refugees from Greece. We’re teaming up with London Must Act and Shelby X Studios together with several London based creatives with lived experience of forced migration to create a campaign everyone can get involved in, calling…

Mayor of London Make London funding bid granted!

We’re very pleased to announce that we’ve received Mayor of London Make London funding for “Imagining Sanctuary in Lewisham”, a week long programme of events around the borough happening this June. Timed to coincide with Refugee Week, the programme is being held in collaboration with Refugee Cafe, Beckenham Place Mansion, Goldsmith Star and Lewisham Refugee…