Human Rights Day Event – Beckenham Place Mansion

Human Rights Day Event – Beckenham Place Mansion Come celebrate Human Rights Day at Beckenham Place Mansion! Buy ethical gifts for the Christmas season and join in with a range of family friendly workshops. We’ll be joined by our friends at Lewisham Refugee and Migrant Network, Women for Refugee Women and Refugee Cafe. With thanks…

Creating Sanctuary – Catford’s Winter Festival

Creating Sanctuary – Catford’s Winter Festival Together with Shelby Studios and Flotsam Sessions, we’ve planned a day of festive fun at Catford Mews – alongside Catford Does Christmas. There’s going to be music, dance demonstration, arts and cooking workshops, an affordable art exhibition as well as a Christmas market. Plus – bring the whole family…

Welcoming Little Amal to Lewisham

Welcoming Little Amal to Lewisham We’re excited to be part of Lewisham’s official celebration to welcome Little Amal to Lewisham on 15 October. A 3.5m tall puppet of a young girl, Amal has walked across Europe from the Syrian-Turkish border to highlight the plight of child refugees scattered across the continent, many of whom are…

Ambe & the Small Village Book Launch

Ambe & the Small Village Book Launch Artist Ngwa Afanwi Neba has collaborated together with Greek artists Anna Lioliou to write an original book, Ambe and the Small Village. Suitable for both adults and children, the book’s story evokes the landscapes and stories of Cameroon and is lushly illustrated by Neba. Originally from Cameroon, Neba…

Imagining Sanctuary: Deptford X Exhibition

We’re thrilled to be participating in the Deptford X festival this year. Avalon Cafe, a very cool new venue in Bermondsey, will be hosting an exhibition of works by a number of artists we work with for the duration of the festival 9-18 July. The exhibition kicks off on Friday night in style, with a…

Imagining Sanctuary Week 3

This week’s works of artivism are from Heba, a young artist living in London. “From my childhood I loved drawing. I had a teacher. She had always encouraged me, but I stopped drawing when I was in Syria because of the circumstances I went through because of the war, and I left school.” Talented 16-year-old…

Wanted: Promotions Manager (temporary)

Promotions Manager for Create Without Borders’ Refugee Week events  About the role:  We are looking for someone with lived experience of forced migration to take on the role of Promotions Manager. You must be based in Lewisham or have a good knowledge of the area and its networks. Our events will cater to families, adults…