The Future of The Ladywell Playtower

Four potential bidders for the Ladywell Playtower - including two cinema chains, a cultural consortium and Goldsmiths - have been shortlisted by Lewisham Council, who have launched a public consultation about the future of the iconic building.The Grade II-listed Playtower has lain dormant for years, but now four exciting concepts have been identified, including:Goldsmiths"Goldsmiths propose ...

Silver Road gallery and cafe, Lewisham

This one came out of nowhere! Silver Road is an extraordinary new experimental music and performance venue in a converted water tank, at Number 1 Silver Road, Lewisham (near the Renaissance swimming pool). The team says:"We are open as a café in the day time and offer vegetarian food, cakes, and amazing coffee! We've also ...

Art in the Attic, October 16

This Sunday, the Brockley Art House (12 Montague Avenue) will open for a special event to celebrate the work of two South East London artists:Alyson Hunter - photopolymer gravure printmaking of Bohemian Soho hauntsCaroline Wright - mixed media gestural abstracts based on old textiles from the V&A CollectionThe Art House team says:The Art in the ...

The Lizards Within Us, Enclave Gallery

David Icke's line of defence was clear. When he said lizards, he really was referring to lizards. He was not talking about cockroaches, or amphibians in general, contrary to the suggestions mooted at the meeting in Vancouver, but Annunaki lizards, specifically, from the lower fourth dimension.- Jon Ronson, Secret Rulers of the WorldThe fourFOLD collective ...

New art gallery and studios opening in September

 The long-awaited new gallery at the Seager Distillery (9 Brookmill Road) is finally taking shape.The Deptford development has been through many incarnations and the gallery was demoted from a location at the front of the building to a side street entrance, but it is now confirmed to open in September, incorporating seven artist studios and serving ...

Totes for Women!

Life coaching for women at Number 57 on Loampit Hill. They say:Wednesday 4th March 7-9pm at Number 57 booking at www.57arts.co.uk £5 to secure place refundable on the evening.Join professional coach, Hazel Addley to create your own positive change through designing meaningful and inspiring goals for 2015 and beyond. Women juggle so much in daily ...

YBAs donate to Goldsmiths gallery fundraiser

Goldsmiths has revealed the list of its alumni who have donated artworks for its gallery fundraising auction. Blouin Artinfo reports:The works, by the likes of Antony Gormley, Damien Hirst, Sarah Lucas, Julian Opie, Sam Taylor-Johnson, and Steve McQueen, will be auctioned during Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Art Day Sale on February 12, 2015 in London. The ...

The Lewisham Way Christmas Market, December 6th

The team at Lewisham Way art gallery Number 57 write:Our Xmas Market opens tomorrow and is open Sat & Sun 10-6pm. There will be crafts and more on offer including:- Floral Wreaths created by Lewisham &amp- Southwark College Floristry which can be ordered and collected from Number 57- An advent calendar countdown window display for ...

The Number 57 Art Fair

Window 135

day 5…mesh & unplayable instrument pic.twitter.com/i7j1jDQMO4— window135 (@tmjc135) July 31, 2014 Window135 is an art installation that sits on a most unprepossessing stretch of New Cross Road (Number 135, just down the road from The Five Bells). Each week for the last decade, the window has been updated with a new work.Behind the window lies ...