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Talk About Art- 20 lockdown Activities for children & young people

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Mrs Mac Sing Along – Poor Little Bug

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Homemade Easter Cards!

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The Lewisham School of Muralism is currently recruiting young creatives for its 2nd ever intake! The course is free & starts in the spring; it promises change the way you think and interact with Lewisham and the world!DEADINE 12 of Feb. Classes are based at Goldsmiths College, UoL in New Cross. Send work to: Lsomapplication@gmail.com

An appeal by The Mizen FoundationCOVID-19 has been a struggle for everyone but most importantly our young people. They are having to adapt to a new way of learning. Not all young people have the technology needed to access their online learning recourses and many parents are already under a lot of stress, without this …

Talk About Art is launching a new initiative next month aimed at teenagers dealing with mental health issues and the impact of lockdown in a new project called Picture My World. This online art club for locked-down teenagers doesn’t offer therapy or counselling but is an opportunity for young people to explore ways of expressing …

The Ninth Annual Met Christmas Tree appeal has opened…virtually! Last year the campaign received 22,000 presents which were delivered ready for Christmas morning.This year, due to Covid-19, the police are taking a different approach to help keep everyone safe while still making sure children who may otherwise not receive a gift, have something to open …

The Corbett Estate Christmas Trail will take place 18-20 December with the main event on Saturday 19 December (5-7pm) with fancy dress and Christmas festivities! With potential restrictions on Santa’s grottos etc, this is a chance to organise something magical for our community!Drop an email to: info@corbettcommunity.org.uk if: *Decorating your own window or garden*Are a …

The Catford Postnatal Group has gone online via google meet.Starts tmw and every Friday at 11am. It’s a group for new mums (not necessarily first baby!) to get together for support, to share experiences, ideas, cry & laugh. Get the link by email: catfordpostnatalgroup@gmail.com

The Young Women’s Hub in Catford has launched a fundraiser to raise awareness in the community and ensure that it can survive and grow as a charity through this crisis and beyond. The young women’s hub is an independent school in Lewisham that makes a difference. It is a safe, calm place where young vulnerable women …

The Talk About Art teaching project has created 20 tutorial videos for children to use at home. All the activities are suitable for children in key stages 1, 2 and 3, with appropriate levels of support and use materials commonly found around the home. Toilet Roll Art | How to make an iPhone mobile phone …

Hi Hither Green. My Name is Caitlin McNamee. I am a local teacher and since lockdown I have been posting songs that I like to sing with my class. If you have little ones have a look. Most of the songs involve actions and dancing. I will be posting education content on my youtube channel …

Have you ever wondered what else might be sharing your outside side space?!  Then consider joining a new local Wildlife Group to hear ideas about how you identify creatures and mini beasts roaming your garden and local parks. Find out how you can encourage more wildlife into your garden or street!    Hither Green Wildlife …