Creating a long-lasting legacy from Lewisham’s London Borough of Culture

10.05.23 5 min read by Rob Allen

Long-term commitment

It’s important to us to leave a positive legacy in the places we create, so we jumped at the chance to support Lewisham’s London Borough of Culture programme. We partnered with Lewisham Council and We Are Lewisham to support events like the free cultural festival, People’s Day, and a community space to empower young people to shape the future of climate justice, Climate Home.

A sustainable future

We joined forces with We Are Lewisham as Climate Emergency Partner, to support their campaign to encourage a more radical and direct response to climate change across the borough. Facilitated by artists and led by young people, the project aims to create the space for the community to imagine the change they want to see.

Lewisham People's Day, Lewisham Gateway, Lewisham

Local understanding

We know no two places are the same. We wanted to support this distinctly ‘Lewisham’ event programme using music, dance, public art, parks and street corners to engage hundreds of thousands of people, whilst amplifying the voices of the borough’s most marginalised communities. Ultimately, we’re proud to be supporting our partners to create a lasting legacy for Lewisham.

Lewisham People's Day, Lewisham Gateway, Lewisham

Lewisham's London Borough of Culture year at a glance:

PART OF A WIDER SOCIAL VALUE PROGRAMME AT LEWISHAM GATEWAY
£65,000 MUSE SPONSORSHIP
Muse 1 OF 200 PARTNER ORGANISATIONS
280 + EVENTS
710 VOLUNTEERS
OVER 162,000 ATTENDEES
84% SCHOOLS INVOLVED
OVER 1,800 YOUNG PEOPLE SUPPORTED

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