Lewisham Live Festival

Lewisham Live is an annual festival that celebrates children and young people’s talents in music and dance.

Lewisham Live creates unique opportunities for children & young people to showcase and develop their talents in music and dance. Performances take place in some of the most prestigious arts establishments in the borough and beyond, to huge audiences.

After a successful crowdfunding campaign and Arts Council England funding application this year, Lewisham Live once again took the borough by storm with more events than ever before.

The festival celebrated its 9th year in 2018 developing previous projects such as Live Composers and Love2Dance, revisiting festival favourites like Live Dance and Live at The Halls, and launching brand new projects for this year!

With performances,workshops and sharing’s covering everything from classical music to hip hop, and contemporary dance to street, Lewisham Live has something for children & young people, their families, and wider audiences from across London!

Head to the Gallery page to look at pictures from our past festivals, flick through our news posts for blogs and reports on the brilliant events that took place this year, and follow us on social media to be the first to hear all about plans for Lewisham Live 2019!


Lewisham Live is always fundraising to ensure that the festival continues to create unique and affordable opportunities for children and young people across the borough.

Our partner Lewisham Education Arts Network have set up a ‘MyDonate’ button where all donations come directly to Lewisham Live Festival, check it out below and help #keeplewishamlive