Lewisham is London Borough of Culture

Today, Friday 28 January, sees the long-awaited start of Lewisham’s year as London Borough of Culture. There will be celebrations across the borough, from music to drama and dance performances – giving a flavour of… View Full Post

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Inspire Lewisham

Last month saw the announcement of an exciting project to support young people into employment in Lewisham.  Inspire Lewisham is a two-year collaboration between Goldsmiths, the Albany, Lewisham College and Do It Now Now. The project will work with unemployed young… View Full Post

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Thinking local and global on Earth Day

Today is Earth Day, the annual event uniting people and leaders across the world to take action to protect our planet. This year’s ‘Restore our Earth’ theme will focus on the innovative thinking needed to… View Full Post

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Goldsmiths students making a difference

I recently had the pleasure of hearing from four inspirational women who have studied at Goldsmiths. Each has been supported by the College’s long-running partnership with Santander Universities, which has provided £750,000 of funding to… View Full Post

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A local community response to Covid-19

I’ve been moved to see how people are coming together to support others during this pandemic. There are some really important initiatives happening in Goldsmiths’ home borough of Lewisham. Goldsmiths partners including Lewisham Local and… View Full Post

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The Goldsmiths community – thank you

These really are unprecedented times for us all, personally, professionally and for our community. As Goldsmiths Professor Tim Crook highlighted in a recent blog post, the Goldsmiths campus hasn’t been this empty since the outbreak… View Full Post

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Lewisham: Borough of Culture

I was delighted to hear earlier this month that Goldsmiths’ home borough of Lewisham will be London Borough of Culture for 2021. This winning bid for Lewisham sees the borough awarded over £1m of funding… View Full Post

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Breaking Ground

London College of Fashion, UAL alongside its new neighbours in East Bank officially ‘broke ground’ this morning. The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, who officially launched the beginning of construction works said: “Culture and creativity… View Full Post

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