Festival Listings

I am just so happy we got to do it, can’t wait until next year” (2016 participant)

I love how we were made to feel like professionals” (2017 participant)


Rap & Lyricism Masterclass

17, 18, 23 & 24 March 2021

1-2-1 online masterclass with rap legend Kenny Baraka. Experiment with ideas, hone your lyrics, transform words into rhyme and find out the best way to progress. 

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Unlock The Arts: Listen Up!

5th - 8th April 2021

Take part in a 4-day workshop in theatre making, creative writing or music with industry professionals. Share your stories, learn top tips and get creative!


Fellowship Music Collective

13 - 16 April 2021

A ground-breaking new cross-genre musical collective based at The Fellowship & Star, led by producer & rapper INTALEKT, jazz pianist Arthur Lea & musician Rahel Debebe-Dessalegne.

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April - July 2021

A pioneering abridged version of Schubert's Winterreise in English, performed by local school children working with  incredible Nigerian-American soprano, Francesca Chiejina.


South London Samba

June - August 2021

Lewisham Music has teamed up with South London Samba to bring you 12 weeks (starting with taster workshops) of high-energy drumming workshops for young people aged 10-17. 

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Blackheath Halls Youth Choir Originals

March 2021

Listen to two beautiful original songs written by Blackheath Halls Youth Choir and performed by singer Farriea Mclean-Mannen and pianist Abraham Hampton.

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Lewisham Live Mixtape 2021

9 April 2021

NX Records and Goldsmiths University Music Department have partnered with Lewisham Live for another year. The mixtape can be streamed online.


Music Explosion x Lewisham Live

19 May 2021 @ 4.30pm

The Midi Music Company host a special edition of this music panel chat and Q&As with music industry experts for 13-19 year olds who want to know more about a career in music.

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One Planet, Many Futures

May - June 2021 

Young creatives joined by musician Eska Mtungwazi, writer and Young People's Laureate for London Cecilia Knapp and choreographer Sarah Golding to creatively explored the climate emergency at Trinity Laban

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Unlock The Arts: Creative Chats!

1st April 2021

Have a creative Zoom chat with a host of professionals from SE London.

Hear about career routes in the arts, ask questions, pitch ideas and kickstart your own creative career journey!!


Lewisham Live Mixtape 2021: 

Radio Launch

10 April 2021 @ 5pm

Hear from the talented young people and creative team behind the Lewisham Live Mixtape 2021.

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24 - 29 May 2021

This series of free online workshops, delivered by industry professionals, were held for young people interested in working in the creative industries, including backstage, music and filmmaking. 

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Lewisham Creative Youth Council

Starting 30 June @ 5pm

LEAN wants to young people aged 15-19 across Lewisham to share their opinions on the arts and creative careers, and to help shape the future of creative youth activity in the borough!