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School of Community-led Housing workshop

RUSS are running another School of Community-led Housing workshop in London in May, in partnership with New Economics Foundation. The course runs over 3 evenings - May 2, 9 and then 23. The workshop comprises all 3 sessions.

The Association of Chairs briefing session for new Chairs on Tuesday 19 September 2017 2.00pm - 5:00pm will be at the offices of the Charities Aid Foundation in central London.

More than a third of all online activity is spent watching video, opening up a range of opportunities for small charities and community organisations to engage with their current and potential supporters and beneficiaries.

Today marks the beginning of FSI's Small Charity Week 2017, and today is  I ♥ Small Charities Day.

Are you organising a Great Get Together event, inspired by Jo Cox who was killed on 16 June last year. 

Summer's on it's way and Lewisham PreSchool Learning Alliance is hosting a free Family Fun day in Forster Memorial Park, Whitefoot on Saturday 3 June 2017 to celebrate the diversity of Lewisham families.

The day's facilities will include:

Volunteer Centre Lewisham and Community Links Bromley are joining forces to organise a Mega Volunteering Marketplace event in the New Year.

If you missed our seminar for Trustees Week in November you can catch New Philanthropy Capital's next seminar for trustees on good impact reporting on Monday 30 January 2017, 4-6pm.

The Association of Chairs is running a workshop, hosted by CAF, for Chairs who are new in post or about to take up the post.

National hate crime awareness week 2016 is Saturday 8 - Saturday 15 October.

Russell Cooke Solicitors is offering free seminars for trustees and managers focusing on governance best practice and maximising property assets:


Governance reviews and best practice

2 Putney Hill, London SW15 6AB

28 September 2016, 4:45 - 6pm

This year Lewisham People's Day on Saturday 9 July at Mountsfield Park will feature a rock, roots and disco line-up, community displays from a number of charities and loads of activities.

On 21 June VAL brought together representatives from grant-funded organisations from across Lewisham to share ideas and experiences around what works and what doesn't, and to explore ways forward for the sector.

Affinity Sutton, one of the largest independent providers of affordable housing in England, is offering an exciting opportunity to enterprising organisations wanting to partner with them in the management of a brand new community centre.  

At the Mayor's Community reception on Monday 18 January charities from Lewisham and Greenwich were praised for their contribution to strengthening their local communities.

Black History Month runs every October and brings together a series of events that celebrate the culture, history and achievements of black and ethnic minority communities. 

Lewisham People's Day on Saturday 11 July promises to be a scorcher, with hundreds of people attending the activities at Mountsfield Park, 12pm - 8pm.

Look out for stalls from local community groups.