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Community

All Saints New Cross Gate - All Saints the Parish Church for New Cross Gate. a Church serving the Community of New Cross

Creative Lewisham Agency - Creative Lewisham Agency is dedicated to promoting, supporting and growing the creative sector across Lewisham.

Deptford Challenge Trust - Deptford Challenge Trust is a grant-making charitable trust. Supporting the local community, the Trust aims to improve the quality of life for people who live and work in Deptford, through informed and strategic grant-making.

Deptford Youth Forum - Deptford Youth Forum works with young people in the community, providing a variety of support and training services. For further information, visit their website or contact: Deptford Youth Forum The Windsor Castle Young People's Centre 161 Deptford High Street Deptford London SE8 3NU T: 020 8694 6335 F: 020 8694 0711 E-mail: admin@deptfordyouthforum.co.uk

Drake Music Project - The Drake Music Project is a national charity founded in 1988 to give disabled people the opportunity to make music. Using specialist and adapted music technology, Drake enables disabled children and adults who are unable to play conventional musical instruments to compose and perform their own music. http://www.drakemusicproject.org For further information contact Veronica Martin, Head of Fundraising and Communications, Drake Music Project, The Deptford Albany, Douglas Way, Deptford, London, SE8 4AG Tel: 020 8692 9000 Fax: 020 8692 3110 Email: veronicamartin@drakemusicproject.com

Evelyn Brady - to provide direct services to people in need. we operate: a borough-wide Transport Scheme for people who would find it difficult (if not imopossible to use public transport). a social club for people who have or have experienced mental health difficulties(based in Sydenham)open to ressidence of the borough. we also operate other services are provided within the Forest Hill & Sydenham area which include: befriending Scheme and gardening project.

Lady Florence Hall - The Lady Florence Hall is an ideal space for events, clubs, groups, meetings, conferences and workshops and can be hired on a regular or occasional basis, by the day or by the hour. With its own entrance and courtyard garden it’s a versatile hall with a stage, fully sprung floor and seating for up to 160 - theatre, dance and sports classes all take place here, along with church and prayer groups. This modern multi purpose community Hall, which makes extensive use of natural light and ventilation, is on Deptford Broadway, 2 mins from the DLR station, with full disabled access and a hearing loop. Available 9.00am – 9.30pm, 7 days a week

Lewisham Community Network - Launched in March 2002, the Community Network aims to bring together all the Borough’s voluntary and community groups, and to help develop a voice for the local community. LCN is based in Deptford.

Moonshot - A new community, arts & eduction centre for New Cross/ Deptford

St. Paul's, Deptford - St. Paul's is the Parish Church that serves Deptford Market. It has activities and ministries with people of all ages, including those who are marginalised & vulnerable, and people of other faiths and none. Part of the Anglican Diocese of Southwark, the church follows a liberal catholic tradition. Situated towards Evelyn Street at the north-eastern end of Deptford High Street, the building is a remarkable and important example of English Italianate Baroque, it is dramatically preserved in its spacious and landscaped churchyard which extends between Deptford High Street & Deptford Church Street, along the length of Diamond Way. The Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England has referred to the church building as one of London's finest Baroque buildings. Services daily (excluding Monday). "... there is a pearl in the heart of Deptford ..." attr. John Betjeman, Poet Laureate 1967-1984 "... everyone should visit St.Paul's Church in Deptford before they die ..." Richard Morrison - The Times, November 2004

Education

Goldsmiths College, University of London -

Kindermusik with Jenny - Kindermusik is the world's leading music and movement programme for children newborn to seven years promoting all aspects of child development. Small fun classes with quality home materials including CDs and books.

Lewisham College -

The Midi Music Company -

Food

The Bear Necessities - The Bear Necessities is a great local cafe & coffee bar, who also provides top-knotch catering.

thelastlick.com - Wine Bar serving food and wine from 11:30 AM --11PM weekdays

Leisure&entertainment

Artful Music Festival - Music Tourist Board (not-for-profit community of musicians and their friends) presents ARTFUL the NON CONVENTIONAL CONVENTION OF ENTERTAINMENT & EXHIBITION - a MONTH LONG FESTIVAL; celebrating cults & contenders; in support of talent/creative industries; love-over-profit. ARTFUL recommends how to spend a fantastic (affordable too!) OCTOBER. (The 1st Artful Event is planned for 1st-31st October 2005). Artful is presented by music tourist board, a unique collective of musicians and their friends based in New Cross/ Deptford area(i.e. an event by every day people) based in rocklands - the first rock'n'roll republic to represent planet water.

Artmongers - This site should be listed under a new cathegory: Arts Artmongers specialises in colourful, aproachable, comical artworks. We work in collaboration with others to produce artworks that genuinely improve the urban environment and create a sense of pride and ownership. The same people who brought you the Neckless and Tie Mural on Giffin Sq.

Creekside Artists - Artist Studios holding 'Open Studios' 2-3 times a year. Growing each year and great for unusual presents.

Deptford Design Festival - The Deptford Design Festival has become a firm local fixture, linking Deptford to the London-wide London Design Festival. The theme for 2005 Deptford Design Festival (September): "What’s so great about SE8" . To find out more, visit this site & flip through the book.... See you in Deptford soon…

Deptford X - DEPTFORD X is an annual visual arts festival showcasing local, national & international artists. The annual festival, which is organised by Creative Lewisham Agency, takes place in venues in and around Deptford in October/ November (check their website for details).

Jazz at Mycenae House - Enjoy jazz and refreshments in elegant surroundings between Blackheath and Westcombe Park Stations. Mondays (except Bank Holidays) 8.30-11pm.

Made in Deptford Festival - An annual community festival (3rd weekend in May) showcasing the historic area of Deptford and its cultural and creative wares. Come discover what the best high street in London has to offer!

News Shopper - News Shopper

St Paul's Sinfonia Orchestra - St Paul’s Sinfonia was formed in September 2004 to bring professional orchestral concerts to South East London. Conducted by Andrew Morley, it consists of highly experienced professional orchestral players from across London. The Sinfonia is the resident orchestra of the stunning St Paul’s Church in Deptford.

The Albany - The Albany, in the heart of Deptford, is a multi-use performing and digital arts venue, with a strong focus on working with diverse, local communities. The Albany is home to 18 community and arts organisations including: Drake Music Project, Heart n’ Soul, UK Online and Deptford Vietnamese Young Peoples Project. As part of Deptford’s massive regeneration programme new partnerships have been brought to the borough. One of these is the Royal National Theatre’s project, The Art of Regeneration. Working with The Albany The Art of Regeneration has succeeded in refurbishing the Albany Theatre, inspired cabaret space, equipped with state of the art technical and digital equipment. As well as the café, foyer, studio space and the various sized community rooms, which are all available to hire. The Art of Regeneration also contributes to the Albany's rich programme, which includes theatre, music, clubs and comedy as well as activities for young people, community groups, disabled people and families.

thelastlick.com - WineBar serving food wine and beers ----

Localauthority&government

Greenwich Enterprise Board/ Lewisham Business Advi - GEB is contracted by Lewisham Council to provide business advice to start-ups and existing businesses in the borough.

London Borough of Lewisham -

Shopping&business

Artmongers - Artmongers specialises in colourful, aproachable, comical artworks. We work in collaboration with others to produce artworks that genuinely improve the urban environment and create a sense of pride and ownership. The same people who brought you the Neckless and Tie Mural on Giffin Sq.

Baba Habu & Co - London-based firm that provides VAT returns and accounting services.

Balloons of London Ltd - Greeting cards and one stop party shop,specialists in balloon decorating.

Cannon Kallar Estate Agents - Cannon Kallar are an independently owned & family run business located in Deptford, with over 30 years experience of the property market. They offer a wide range of property services in the South London area including: residential sales & lettings, commercial sales & lettings, property consultancy & financial services.

Copelands Discount Store Ltd - Retal shop selling discounted furniture and home electrical goods.

Cybersound Studios - Recording and Rehearsal Studios in Deptford

D&F Builders and Plumbers Ltd - Call for Kitchens and bathrooms installations covering Greenwich/Bexley and neighbouring boroughs. Call Gwyn 01322 333259 or email on info@plumbersoutheastlondon.co.uk

Geology Ltd. - With over 20 years experience, Geology Ltd has established itself as one of the leading suppliers & installers of natural stone. Specialising in the manufacture & installation of granite, marble & limestone. Providing customers with a truly bespoke service tailored to their needs, including kitchen worktops, bathroom vanity tops, fireplaces, table tops & much more.

imasSEIGNS.com - imasDESIGNS.com is an extensive London based Web, Graphic & Print Design consultancy. Having over ten years direct industry experience, the vision is to encompass all of the intricacies of a brand as well as attending to each bussiness objective through the development of the project.

Reeds Estate Agents - Reeds Estate Agents offers professional personalised service for property seekers & sellers, coupled with in-depth local knowledge.

Travel

london-footprints - Exploring London including walking routes around Deptford

Voluntary&charity

Barnardo's Akwaaba Centre Project - The Akwaaba centre in Deptford, supports children and families from diverse cultural, religious, economic and minority ethnic groups. The children who attend the centre are supported through the High/Scope curriculum in developing their full potential through a planned programme of daily play activities. Parent/carers are supported in further developing their skills and knowledge in Parenting and personal development via group work and individual support. General interests are also promoted on a needs-led basis, for example via access to computer equipment for their use which gives them access to on line training, advice and information. Parent/carers can also attend various training courses that are available at the centre.

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