Partners and funding

Inspire Lewisham is a partnership project with Goldsmiths, The Albany, Lewisham FE College and Do It Now Now.

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Inspire Lewisham is part-funded by:

  • Mayor of London through the European Social Fund
  • Greater London Authority's Creative Enterprise Zones Programme
  • London Borough of Lewisham's Creative Enterprise Zone Local Authority

About Goldsmiths

We are committed to making a difference through our teaching, research and knowledge exchange.

Goldsmiths is an important source of social, cultural and economic impact in Lewisham and the South East. We develop effective interactions between our research and teaching activities and business, which contribute to local, national and international social and economic well-being.

As a leading arts, humanities and social science university, we produce the future leaders and talented individuals that are in demand from many of the fastest growing sectors in the UK.


Goldsmiths' Institute for Creative and Cultural Entrepreneurship (ICCE) has developed a specialist SYNAPSE programme, which provides Inspire Lewisham with specialist entrepreneur support.

SYNAPSE is a programme of workshops and business development support for the participants to explore entrepreneurial tools, think about their wider future, and consider the impact they would like to make in the world.


Do it Now Now

Do it Now Now is an open innovation organisation committed to bringing social empowerment to Black communities across the globe.

Lewisham College

Lewisham College offers full-time and part-time courses for 16-18s and adults in a range of subjects including BTECs, Apprenticeships, Access to Higher Education Diplomas, CIPD courses and short courses.

The Albany

Based in the heart of Deptford, the Albany is a performing arts centre that exists to inspire, develop and support creativity in South East London with a year round programme of events and activities.

If you are interested in joining Inspire Lewisham or would like to find out more, please contact us: inspirelewisham (