Thamesmead

The Thamesmead Festival is taking place this weekend, 15-17 September, there is something for everyone as we celebrate the past, present and future of Thamesmead.

Find out more here.

Thamesmead is establishing its own identity as a vibrant new town for London with culture at its heart.

Thamesmead has scale, location and significant potential in its own right, but it also has the important opportunity to contribute to London as a world leading city for culture.

Ensuring that arts, culture and heritage are woven through our plans them will help us to design exemplary new homes, meaningfully engage with new and existing communities, and develop creative skills and opportunities for those living and working in Thamesmead.

In 2017 we published the first ever Thamesmead Culture Guide. Covering key places and spaces, local creative and businesses, groups and clubs, you'll get a real insight into the artistic offer in Thamesmead and the people behind it, including filmmakers, artists, designers, curators and poets, who all call Thamesmead their home. 

Be part of Thamesmead's 50th anniversary

We'll be celebrating Thamesmead's milestone with a programme of events, activities and artistic commissions throughout 2018. We'll be working with residents and a whole host of local and well known arts organisations and individuals. Attend the Thamesmead Culture Forum to find out more.

Made in Thamesmead: Thamesmead Festival 2016

Interactive workshops, from filming to African drumming

The Disraeli Dragon parade brought The Moorings together

Local students exhibited in the Thamesmead Urban Room

Thamesmead's Kwame Augustine in a 5* performance of 'Johnny'…

Tapestries on display from Thamesmead's Dharma Taylor

Thamesmead-inspired prints from Peter Chadwick

Some of London's best African music from Global Fusions

Performed at The Link's state of the art performance space

Open air cinema with a view at Southmere Square

Thamesmead film 'Budgie' film premiered at Southmere Square

A vacant South Thamesmead flat became an art piece