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Thamesmead Culture Forum
Are you interested in culture in Thamesmead? If so, this is an opportunity to take part in regular art and culture activities in Thamesmead. You can share your experiences and ideas and help to plan our bigger projects as such at the annual Thamesmead Festival and Thamesmead’s 50th anniversary.
The Thamesmead Culture Forum takes place in a different cultural or community venue in Thamesmead from 5-7pm on the third Monday of each month in 2017. Here is a list of just some of the projects taking place in Thamesmead in the coming year:How to get involved?
Projects taking place in Thamesmead
|Thamesmead's 50th anniversary||We will be celebrating Thamesmead's milestone with a programme of events, activities and artistic commissions throughout 2018. We'll be working with residents and a whole host of local and well known arts organisations and individuals. Attend the Thamesmead Culture Forum to find out more.|
Expected to open in summer 2018, the Lakeside Centre which overlooks Southmere Lake and Thamesmead's iconic towers, is set to become the focus of cultural and community life for residents and visitors alike, offering:
Managed by arts educational charity, Bow Arts, the Lakeside Centre will also include a new day nursery, a gallery and project space, host a range of pop-up stalls and markets and include a wider partnership of events, schools programme, public art and affordable housing for cultural key workers.
|Beautiful Thing||An outdoor performance of the iconic book and film set in Thamesmead in the late 90s will be presented in summer 2018 by Greenwich+Docklands Festival.|
|Public art programme||A vibrant public art programme will play a big part in Peabody’s improvements to the public spaces across Thamesmead, including murals, street art and street furniture.|
|Pop-up cinema||Launched in September 2017, the Thamesmead pop-up cinema is held on the first Saturday of every month, showing family friendly matinees followed by cult classics and popular hits in the evening.|
|London Borough of Culture project|