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19 July 2006


Creative Lewisham Agency
1 Resolution Way
Phone: 020 8691 6729

The Creative Lewisham Agency is a company limited by guarantee Company Number 5079053.
Supported by London Borough of Lewisham and Creative London

If you would like to submit items for the newsletter, please email brigid@creativehub.org.uk with a
short paragraph

In this issue:

       -   The new Creative Network Steering Group
       -   Two new sculptures unveiled in Catford
       -   Deptford X seeks web and graphic designer

Creative Network Steering Group
We are pleased to inform you that we have a Creative Network Steering Group. In total, we had 15
nominations from individuals and organisations, therefore there was no need to vote on them – all
nominees were elected.
Including the appointed organisations, we now have a steering group of 44 people. There is some extra
capacity on the Steering Group, which will be filled in due course.

For a list of all Steering Group members, please go to

For more information about the Steering Group, please go to

Michael Klein is the new Creative Network Co-ordinator. If you would like to have a chat with him, please
feel free to call him at the CLA offices on 020 8691 6729 or email him on Michael@creativehub.org.uk.

Two new sculptures for Catford
The Creative Lewisham Agency is proud to announce the unveiling of two new sculptures on Rushey
Green in Catford.
The first piece, Waterline created by Oliver Barratt, will be sited outside Eros House on the corner of
Rushey Green and Brownhill Road. The piece, inspired by a time when a river ran through Rushey
Green, was jointly commissioned by Desiman Ltd, who own Eros House, and the Creative Lewisham
Oliver Barratt is most notable for creating the memorial at Mount Everest's base camp, which pays tribute
to those lost on the mountain.
The second piece is ‘Chariot’ by Oleg Prokofiev, son of the famous composer Serge Prokofiev. Donated
by the Prokofiev family who are Lewisham residents, the sculpture will be placed outside La Ciabatta,
next to Ringstead Road
The Mayor of Lewisham will be unveiling both of the steel sculptures at 4pm on Friday July 21.

Show Me The Monet
6-show series of broadcasts on Resonance FM
Starting Thursday 13 July, 2-3pm
Show Me The Monet is a new 6 part series on Resonance FM exploring the relationship between art and
economy. Host Russell Martin, with invited guests, will explore ways in which contemporary arts practice
responds, interacts, supports and rebels against the symbolic economy. Conversations with artists,
commissioners, curators, theorists and writers will highlight working practices that develop
experimental methodologies through commodity and market exchange. The final programme will revisit
previous dialogues in the series and examine emergent themes.
Light refreshments will be supplied by Joanna Callaghan via sonic interventions, aural musings on
artenomics and some citizen reporting.
For a full list of confirmed speakers, dates and details of how to listen
visit http://www.showmethemonet.org.uk/
Heraclitus bringing innovative projects to life http://www.heraclitus.org.uk

Arts ebulletin launches August 2006
The Lewisham Arts Service announces the launch of its new arts ebulletin in August 2006. This new
service replaces the Lewisham Arts Calendar, bringing you comprehensive arts listings direct to your
desk. The ebulletin will enable us to promote more events on a more regular basis and will provide links
to Lewisham venues and event organisers. To subscribe simply go to
Items for inclusion in the new arts ebulletin must be submitted via the 'What's On' section at
http://www.creativelewisham.org at least two weeks prior to the event date.
For more information contact Eve at the Lewisham Arts Service on 020 8314 7730.

Deptford X seeks Designer – web and print
Deptford X is looking for individuals / organisations to produce the Deptford X web site and graphic
Two briefs have been drawn up, one for the Deptford X web site and one for the graphic design.
If you would like to receive the brief for either one, or for both, please send an e-mail to
Please note that the time-scale is very tight and submissions must be received by Monday 24 July, 5pm
at the latest.

Theatre Futures Administrator at Rose Bruford College (RBC078.06)
Salary £14,293 plus £1,712 OLWA
(Fixed term contract - external funding available for 2 years)
The Theatre Futures Administrator will provide efficient and effective administrative support to the
College’s KT and Outreach activities. The post-holder, working under the direction of the Director of
Professional Development and the Director of Community Outreach will be responsible for maintaining
and developing links with the theatre industry, informing and advising programme directors of initiatives
and developments within KT and the preparation and organisation of documentation. The post-holder will
assist in the administration of the College’s widening participation work, maintaining links with FE
Colleges and schools locally and regionally, and with voluntary theatre organisations with which the
College has active links, and assisting in the organisation of student volunteers. The post- holder will also
offer effective and timely clerking services to meetings and conferences as required.
You will be able to demonstrate strong communication and administrative skills, be proficient in Word,
Excel and Web Applications, although training will be provided for the latter.
We welcome applications from all sections of the community.
For a job description and application form please visit http://www.bruford.ac.uk or call 020 8300 3024
Please quote the relevant reference.
Closing date for completed applications is Friday 18th August 2006
We anticipate interviews will take place early September 2006

Tutors needed for Outreach Youth Music and Film projects with RollingSound
RollingSound is an organisation dedicated to running innovative outreach youth projects in Music and
Film. Over this coming summer (and into '07) we are running numerous workshops in Lewisham and all
over London. Due to the high demand from across the city we are now looking for new tutors to work with
a wide range of Young People. We have projects already set up with youth offenders, teenage parents
and other ‘At Risk’ or socially excluded young people as well as some purely output led artistic courses.
RollingSound projects allow for a great degree of personal creativity and we welcome input from all our
tutors in shaping and designing our projects. We expect high quality outcomes from all our courses that
the young people can truly be proud of. We offer good rates of pay and are keen to develop links with all
our tutors for other creative enterprises.
Ideally staff will be CRB checked and have experience working in the community sector, but we are open
to creative individuals who are keen to get started in this field.
**** We require the following ASAP ****
1. 7th-11th August- Film/Music Video Workshop
We require 2 CRB checked Music Video Tutors, with knowledge of Final Cut Pro and iMovie and various
camera types. You will need to have already made music videos with community groups to a high
standard (to show us on DVD). You will be vibrant but level headed, and ready to work in any situation.
2. 14th-18th August plus show on the 28th August - Stage Manager
We require a CRB checked Stage Manager, to teach young people stage management and stage
manage a youth event on the 28th of August
3. 14th - 18th August - Make-up Artist tutor
We require a CRB checked Make-up Artist with community experience for a week long course
For more info: Simon Bennett 020 8694 6201 / 07886914887 simonb@rollingsound.co.uk

Festival and Events Officer at London Borough of Tower Hamlets
Ref: ENV/550
Grade PO2 £30,594 rising to £32,961 per annum (full time permanent post)
Closing date for applications 31st July 2006
Singing in the rain!!! Not in London's sunniest borough.
Okay, we have no meteorological evidence to back this statement up, it just feels like that. Tower Hamlets
is one of London's busiest Boroughs for festivals and events and in Victoria Park it has a popular venue
for promoters of big outdoor concerts and events.
The council is committed to supporting the development of festivals both big and small in the borough and
this post is a key part of our Arts and Events service.
Candidates should have extensive experience of events organisation and working collaboratively with
community based organisations in a multi - cultural setting. For the right person this is a most exciting
and rewarding post within an established and vibrant arts service.
For an online application pack please visit http://www.towerhamlets.gov.uk or email
recruitment@towerhamlets.gov.uk, or call 24 hour recruitment line on 0207 364 5011or textphone 020
7364 4489. Please quote relevant reference number.
For further information call Steve Murray on 020 7364 7910
Interim Manager Required Art in the Park, London
£25,000 pro rata
6 month renewable, 21 hours per week
Interim manager required (21 hours/week) to implement new business plan.
This is an exciting opportunity for a well organised, confident communicator and dynamic leader to move
the organisation forward at this crucial stage of development.
Minimum of 5 years experience with proven skills in fundraising, marketing, financial/business
management and strategic planning.
The post is 6 month renewable, part-time, 21 hours per week. Either 3 days per week, 7 hours per day or
5 days 10am-3pm including lunch. Pay £25,000 pro rata, PAYE.
For further information and an application pack contact Art in the Park by email only
Closing date for applications Friday 1 September 2006. Only successful applicants will be contacted.
Interviews scheduled for Tuesday 26 September 2006.
Art in the Park is a registered charity 1074551 and a company limited by guarantee 3686294 Art in the
Park - vision for the future - To enrich Londoners' lives and environment through making art

Want to be a part of this year’s Artful festival?
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1 – 31 October 2006
The non-conventional convention of exhibition and entertainment.
Following the success of last year’s Artful festival the organisers at the Music Tourist Board have decided
to do it all again. Music Tourist Board are looking for live bands, clubs, DJ’s, spoken word artists,
filmmakers, dancers and performance artists to get in touch and help stage a fantastic month long party in
and around New Cross, Deptford and Greenwich.
If you want to host an event and make it part of this year’s Artful or if you just want to be involved in any
way, large of small email: inbox@musictouristboard.co.uk.

Stands at nalgao National Conference
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13 – 15 September 2006
The National Association of Local Government Art Officers meets on an annual basis and this year, will
be meeting in London.
There will be opportunities for groups and organisations to display and have trade tables (stand sizes
start at 1.5m x 2m, including a table & 2 chairs and are also available as double units). Display areas for
voluntary organisations and community groups start for as little as £200 for the duration of the
Conference. Displays for professional, independent and commercial organisations start at £500 per table.
A booking includes a full one-person pass to all conference events and programmes, so you can also
enjoy the event as a delegate (with additional places also available at £75). Refreshments and buffets are
also included in the fee.
We have a limited number of stands available, and a display is an excellent way to inter-relate with our
delegates and to demonstrate your services. We are expecting at least 250 delegates from a range of
local authorities across England and Wales: if you would like to book a place for a stand or display,
please contact Pete Bryan, nalgao Administrator on email nalgao@aol.com.

Proposals wanted for Greenwich Park Event
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Future Cinema is running a cinematic village in Greenwich Park on the 22 and 23 of July where film
meets performance, installation, music and circus. Here we will transform three big tops into a freak show
extraordinaire and we need your help.
We want to transform some of the surrounding park into a twisted fair ground and we'd love proposals
from artists to collaborate.
Think shooting gallery, pinball racing, donkey derby, coconut shy or hoopla, but give it a macabre and
freak show twist and we want your proposals.
We supply the space, the stall, the audience, and help, but money is limited.
For more information contact: Sophie Nathan on 0207 734 3883 or sophie.nathan@gmail.com

Renderyard Film Festival – Submissions Wanted
The 2006 Renderyard Film Festival is now open for submissions, the deadline is 14 August. You can
enter your films by down loading an application form from the web site at http://www.renderyard.com
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The festival runs from 3 Oct - 31 Oct 2006 and is an Experimental film and Animation festival that is
held at Escape Art Gallery, London. The festival explores cutting edge animation and experimental
filmmaking. The selected films will be shown as part of the Renderyard Film Festival and will be released
on the Renderyard 2006 DVD. Each selected filmmaker's profile will be placed on the Renderyard
website, to remain there after the Festival. One film will be selected to receive the Renderyard Award,
and Renderyard will produce and release a short film by the Award winner.

Haven't submitted to Inspired Art Fair 2006 yet?
Well here's one last chance as we are opening an extra submission period from 19 June -18 September
With the Whitechapel as our chosen charity for this our fourth annual fair, Inspired Art Fair 2006 will be
taking place in the magnificent Christchurch, opposite Spitalfields Market E1, from 8 - 12 November.
The Inspired Art Fair (IAF) is a launch pad for emerging independent contemporary artists. Our selection
committee changes with each display to ensure that IAF reflects the most innovative talents in the visual
art world. For 2006 our committee is Susan Brades (Ex Director Hayward Gallery), Kirsten Dunne (Arts
Council) and Jo George (Managing Director IAF).
The IAF has showcased over 180 emerging contemporary photographers, painters, sculptors, drawers
and digital artists from all over the world. To review our artists have a look on
For details on why and how to apply go to:-
http://www.inspiredartfair.com/artists/why.php and http://www.inspiredartfair.com/artists/how.php
Any questions regarding submitting your work can be emailed directly to juliet@inspiredartfair.com or call
020 8374 7318.

Innovation Workshop: Product Design and Development
This one-day workshop will focus on an overview of product design and will concentrate on what is
essential to getting it right in developing a new product for market.
Useful tools and techniques will be shared to help you take a critical look at your idea against competitive
products in the market. Plus you will learn how to use research to reduce risk and utilise effective project
management tools to help improve the chances of getting a complex process right.
The workshop covers:
- the product proposition and concept
- developing the product
- making it happen.
This workshop is taking place on 27 July 2006, 9am-5pm at The Innovatory, 239 Old Street, London,
This workshop is free.
To book yourself on the workshop, please email pui@theinnovatory.com or call: 020 7553 3730.

Awards for All – Now is the time to apply!
The Awards for All Lottery grant programme is calling on community and voluntary groups across London
to apply for grants of £500 to £5000. For the first four months of 2006 community groups applying to the
Awards for All programme in London will have a higher than usual chance of success, due to an
increased grant budget in 2005/6 – Now is the time to apply!
For more information check out:

Creative Capital

Do you need a meeting room in Deptford?
Windsor Castle has two rooms available (15 and 30 person capacity) at the following times:
     Monday             10am - 4pm
     Wednesday          10am - 4pm
     Friday             10am - 4pm
     Some evenings available on request
£25.00 per hour. Call Shantelle on 0208 692 3414 to book.
info@mediaforall.co.uk http://www.mediaforall.co.uk
161 Deptford High Street

Looking for Space?
Looking for commercial premises in South London?
If you haven’t got the time to search through lists of properties, why not let South London Business do it
for you? Their online commercial property search facility is free, easy to use and available now.
This service is brought to you by South London Business in conjunction with the London Boroughs of
Bromley, Croydon, Kingston, Lambeth, Lewisham, Merton, Richmond, Sutton and Wandsworth.

There are many more spaces available on our website – please go to the Latest News section at

Are you frustrated by Modern Technology?
Fingers and Fonts Computer Suite was born out of a need to provide plain English fun and entertaining
computing to a community that just had a desire to learn about the ins and outs of computers. It’s no
nonsense practical approach is designed to give satisfaction and results each time you visit.
Whether it is help with the internet and email, printing and adjusting scanned images, typing a letter or
searching for an answer to a problem that has been nagging you for ages. You’ll find all the answers in
our comfortable and accessible space.
Please contact Colin Steadman at Fingers and Fonts Computer Suite
The Albany Douglas Way Deptford London SE8 4AG
Tel: 020 86948575 Fax: 02086948575 Email: colin@fingersandfonts.com

What's on in Lewisham

I Love London: new Fresh Films season at Café Crema, New Cross
Iconic, cult and classic films from the capital from June - August
Thurs 27th July
Performance, 1970
Dir Donald Cammell and Nic Roeg
Starring Mick Jagger

Aug: 3rd: Café Crema’s famous shorts and jam session (open mic and collection of award winning shorts
and animations)

Films start: 8.00pm. Doors open 7.30.
Price: £6.00 includes meal.
Fresh Films London Ltd. http://www.freshfilmslondon.com

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