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Black Culture Collective announces £30K creative commission

Black Culture Collective announces £30K creative commission

The Black Culture Collective (BCC) is welcoming the next round of applications for their creative co…


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Thamesmead Light Festival

Join the 2023 Light Festival team

Would you like to join the dream team delivering the Thamesmead Light Festival ‘Light the Way’ on 4…


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Thamesmead Culture Guide 2022

Thamesmead Culture Guide and Directory 2022

The new Thamesmead Culture Guide & Directory is a celebration of a proud and pioneering creative com…


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Light Festival

Open Call: Submit your film for the 2023 Thamesmead Light Festival

We want to see your film submissions for a water screening at the Thamesmead Light Festival.


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Deimantas Pocuis

Thamesmead pupil lands London climate art prize

A pupil aged just 10 from Thamesmead has secured a top three finish in this year’s Young London Prin…


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Thamesmead Festival Park Stage

Thamesmead turned out to celebrate its vibrant creative community — with performances ranging from international stars to local legends

Residents and visitors alike swanned into Southmere Park for the Thamesmead Festival on Saturday (20…


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Craft A Sessions

Thamesmead residents get crafty

Arts and crafts organisation, CraftA, first brought their weekly group activities to Thamesmead in 2…


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Fields Of Everywhen Floating Exhibition

Open invitation to Fields of EveryWhen – a floating exhibition

Members of the Thamesmead community who have been working with artists musson+retallick – winners of…


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Thamesmead Festival

Thamesmead Festival line-up announced featuring Britain’s Got Talent champions Twist and Pulse

Thamesmead’s community-powered festival returns this summer, with the newly opened Elizabeth Line ma…


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Three winning projects announced for Thamesmead’s Black Culture Collective programme

Three winning projects announced for Thamesmead’s Black Culture Collective programme

Three exciting creative projects that will celebrate Black culture in Thamesmead have received fundi…


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Jasleen Kaur

Artist Jasleen Kaur wins commission to create South Thamesmead’s first piece of permanent public art

Jasleen Kaur has won a commission to create the first piece of permanent public art for Cygnet Squar…


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Young Londoners

Young Londoners use art to voice their climate dreams

Over 1,500 young Londoners will use art to express their personal response to climate change, as the…


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Lakeside Centre Launch

Thamesmead community joins together to celebrate £2.7m refurbishment of the Lakeside Centre

Thamesmead residents are invited to the iconic Lakeside Centre on Tuesday 10 May for a special open…


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Joseph Ijoyemi

Local artist wins £12k art commission to design basketball court floor

A former Thamesmead resident has won a £12,000 art commission to design the floor of the iconic Cage…


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Local Artist

Local artists show that Thamesmead is London’s new creative quarter

More than 100 local artists headed to a sell-out event at The Nest at Cygnet Square in South Thamesm…


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