Age Exchange: Creativity and challenges to combat loneliness in older adults

South East London Blog reporter Julie Bird talks to Age Exchange about the growing older adult population and creative ways of working to help reduce loneliness and isolation often experienced by many. Founded in 1983 by Pam Schweitzer MBE, Age Exchange was formed as a response to the growing recognition of the value of reminiscence work with older … More Age Exchange: Creativity and challenges to combat loneliness in older adults

April #SpotlightOn Artist Andrew McIntosh, ‘I Saw This Coming’

Andrew McIntosh is a British artist whose new body of work re-contextualises derelict buildings in south east London, drawing on his ongoing interest in the political dispute between artists and the inevitable developments of the property market. As a fan of Urban Decay and Derelict Art, one favourite artist being J Bennett Fitts,  I was keen … More April #SpotlightOn Artist Andrew McIntosh, ‘I Saw This Coming’

‘Glad I Did It’ Inside the mind of Ruth Ellis, Bermondsey Project Space

This week sees the launch of Glad I Did It, a creative installation by Award-winning Irish artist Christina Reihill that steps inside the mind of Ruth Ellis, the last British woman to face the death penalty. In an immersive three storey installation, the exhibition uncovers the facts about Ruth Ellis’ psyche that have never been brought … More ‘Glad I Did It’ Inside the mind of Ruth Ellis, Bermondsey Project Space

Don’t Look Back In Anger – Let’s celebrate the 90’s

highlight.nation Don’t Look Back in Anger is a special exhibition at London Bridge’s @underdog_gallery  SE1 on Friday 13th July that celebrates 90s British life through music and art.  For one night only, visitors will be transported back to the last years of the 20th century, in an interactive evening of retro nostalgia. Highlight Nation is a … More Don’t Look Back In Anger – Let’s celebrate the 90’s

APPLICATIONS OPEN FOR ELEPHANT & CASTLE’S COMMUNITY FUND

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

Jerwood Gallery Hastings presents Keith Tyson; Turn Back Now

If you’ve ever had the pleasure to visit Hastings you’ll know that the prestigious Jerwood Gallery sits perfectly on the fishing shorefront in the Old town.   This January they are proud to announce an exhibition of work by the 2002 Turner Prize Winner, Keith Tyson. Open 28 January to 4 June 2017, Keith Tyson: Turn Back Now will … More Jerwood Gallery Hastings presents Keith Tyson; Turn Back Now