In 2017, Hatch Enterprise, a charity that supports social enterprise in South London opened 55 East: a co-working space set up as an affordable hub for the community on East Street. After a successful crowdfunding campaign, it has now launched three spaces: 55 East Studio, an affordable co-working and training space; 55 East Lounge, events and … More Look Local – 55 East: A Social Enterprise Hub, East Street, Walworth.
Here at @SELondonBlog we’re all about community and culture and try to do a damn good job to celebrate the creative passionate individuals that make it even more brilliant to live here… We’ve met a few Shona Chambers @spaceat61, Featured in 15s Maya and Helen and we’ve still hundreds more to meet, so when we stumbled … More Step up and say hello to @SESussed
The Elephant & Castle Community Fund has launched for 2017, its fifth year, and would like to see applicants from the local area. Delivered through The London Community Foundation, the fund will see £50,000 donated to support the Elephant & Castle community. Lendlease and Southwark Council created the fund in 2012 as part of their … More APPLICATIONS OPEN FOR ELEPHANT & CASTLE’S COMMUNITY FUND
Did you start the new year with a resolution to play a bigger role in your community? If so, this may be the opportunity you’ve been looking for. This week we were contacted by Action on Hearing Loss (formerly RNID) who are looking to reach out to people to join the charity’s volunteer team and help … More Make a difference in 2017: Take some time to help your community this year
I recently came across Project Dirt on Twitter, you may have heard of them, they are the UK’s most active network connecting and resourcing community groups and projects. So I dropped them a line to find out more. James Baker, Community Manager told me: “Project Dirt is useful for a variety of different people doing … More PROJECT DIRT: RESOURCING COMMUNITIES FOR GOOD
Our neighbouring community Forest Hill is in the running to win up to £10,000 in prize money as part of a nationwide search for Britain’s best high streets. With just a few days to go, Forest Hill is one of the first areas off the starting block to apply for the London category. The Forest Hill … More Forest Hill High Street shortlisted to be crowned Britain’s Best High Street #gbhighst
We love to hear about community initiatives so when details of Ovalhouse’s #BrixtonCity Festival dropped into our inbox we just had to share the news with you. Ovalhouse, a lively theatre and arts centre on the Kennington Oval, presents Brixton City Festival from 11th – 14th August, a celebration of Brixton with new artist commissions showcasing exciting … More Ovalhouse Presents Unique #BrixtonCity 11th – 14th August