2018-19 Round 1 April 2018
Continuation of the Cultural Exchange Festival in Southwark to provide weekly sessions of music, dance and martial arts for children from low income families in and around Walworth Road.
Bankside Village £2,115
Regular small scale activities to bring together Park Street Estate residents in SE1 and give them a voice.
Clapham Film Unit £2,200
Oral history and film project showcasing older people’s stories on the Pullen’s Estate, Newington.
Draper Together £1,250
Summer event to celebrate and connect communities from social housing and private housing in Elephant & Castle.
Hughes House Social Club £788
Arts, crafts and lunch club to improve wellbeing and relationships for sheltered housing residents in Newington ward.
Lucy Brown House Social Club £1,015
Continuation of supper clubs and social activities for older sheltered housing residents in Cathedrals Ward.
Pembroke House £2,325
East Walworth street party and monthly social activities to connect residents from the Bricklayers, Alvey, Mardyke and Salisbury Estates and users of Pembroke House community hub.
Rainbow Arts and Crafts Group £1,600
Provision of arts and crafts skills and activities to older people from Rotherhithe and Bermondsey.
Rouel Road Tenants & Residents Association £1,000
An event and activity days for older neighbours on the Rouel Road social housing estate in South Bermondsey.
School-Home Support Service £4,968
Project to support parents from disadvantaged families in north Southwark, targeted at those with no recourse to public funds, to improve confidence and increase engagement with their children’s education.
Southwark Muslim Forum £2,500
Contribution towards the costs of a large community festival around Eid bringing together diverse communities, faiths and non-faiths, and supporting community cohesion.
The Dot Collective £1,120
Professional theatre production and book written in collaboration with users of the dementia cafe at Time & Talents Centre in Rotherhithe.
What’s on Rotherhithe Group £5,000
Expansion of the annual Illuminate Rotherhithe festival, now in its third year, to promote understanding of the Mayflower voyage to the New World, 1620.
2017-18: Total amount awarded: £128,136
Total grants awarded: 58
Round 3 January 2018
16th Bermondsey Scout Group £2,000
Adventure weekend to build the skills of teamwork, survival and co-operation for 18 young people from diverse backgrounds in Bermondsey and Rotherhithe.
Aphasia Re-Connect £2,030
Increasing the skills and the number of volunteers from north Southwark providing peer support to aphasia sufferers at venues in Cathedrals ward.
Camden Society £2,376
Project to coach people with a learning disability, including low level literacy skills, to become more confident to find work and improve their life chances.
Capoyoga UK £1,900
Yoga classes in Newington ward for carers from disadvantaged backgrounds.
Community Opportunity £4,454
Piloting a new community pop up shop in the Blue Market, Bermondsey open 4 days per week, including weekends.
Friends of Pasley Park £2,050
Community fete at Pasley Park in July 2018 to connect the communities of West Walworth and East Walworth.
Global Generation £2,490
Intergenerational project at the Printworks, Surrey Docks ward, for 8 young people and 8 older people to grow food, cook together and share recipies.
Link Age Southwark £3,000
Extending Link Age’s befriending service into East Walworth for older people who are, or are at risk of, becoming lonely.
Locksfield House Residents Association £1,480
Social activities and outing for older residents at Locksfield Sheltered Housing Unit in East Walworth.
Mardi Gras art workshops to improve older people’s well-being in Cathedrals ward.
Oasis Playspace £3,467
Contribution towards the running costs of the Playspace centre in Cathedrals ward for children that are mainly from low income / single parent families and have free school meals.
Setchell Estate Tenants & Residents Association £1,150
Weekly yoga exercise sessions for older people aged 55-85 on the Setchell Estate, Bermondsey.
Re-print of the Shad Thames Trail, a local guide that connects people to West Bermondsey’s heritage.
Listening activities with older residents at the Time and Talents Visually Impaired Group Continuation of a project that enables older residents with a visual impairment from Time & Talents Centre to enjoy the natural environment at Stave Hill Ecology Park in Surrey Docks ward.
Community activities for older people and younger people at the annual St George’s Day Festival in Borough and Bankside.
Styles House TMO £1,000
Project providing opportunities for local artists to exhibit their works at Styles TMO community hall, including an opening event.
Walworth Society £3,000
Community history festival in September 2018 to tell the story of Walworth through images, items from the Cuming Collection and re-enactments of the history of the area using local actors and performers.
Round 2 October 2017
Development of the Alberta Fruit Commons project in Newington ward to improve the environment and engage Alberta Estate residents around the planting and harvesting of fruit trees.
Amader Bhobishot (Our Future) £3,215
Project to deliver TaeKwondo self defence classes on the Tabard Estate, Borough, and enable young people to learn martial arts skills and develop self-discipline and resilience.
Bankside Residents Forum £3,500
Project to identify isolated older people in Bankside and connect them with mainstream service providers enabling their voices to be heard.
Bengali Womens Group £4,000
Weekly lunch club for mainly older Bangladeshi women to meet, socialise, engage in healthy eating and access local services.
Bermondsey Street Festival £2,000
Contribution to the 2018 Festival’s Community Stage area which hosts local bands, choirs, dog show, maypole and attracts large numbers of visitors.
Big Local South Bermondsey Community Choir £910
Development of the Community Choir which comprises mainly older people from South Bermondsey.
Blue Bermondsey BID £2,000
Contribution to the 2017 Blue Christmas community event at Market Square, Bermondsey, which attracts visitors from neighbouring estates.
Children’s Literacy Charity £4,000
Literarcy Lab project to enable 24 local primary school children to achieve their age related literacy levels.
D Foundation £2,749
Creative skills workshops and special edition magazine connecting the Latin American community in Elephant & Castle with creative industries.
Dockland Settlements £3,425
Art skills workshops for local children themed around 3 cultural festivals – Chinese New Year, Holli and St George’s Day – culiminating in public art exhibitions at the Hub in Surrey Quays Shopping Centre
Dot Collective £945
Professional theatre production written in collaboration with users of the dementia cafe at Time & Talents Centre in Rotherhithe.
Glot Fashion Workshop £1,990
Fashion design workshops, including freehand cutting & sewing techniques and garment construction, to unemployed women mainly from BAME communities to increase their skillset and refer to education and employment opportunities.
Marshalsea Tenants and Residents Association £2,500
Continuation of cookery club run by a local tenants association in partnership with JusPlayUK at venues in the Borough for local children to develop cooking skills and confidence.
Pedworth Sheltered Housing Unit £1,000
Contribution towards an Xmas event for older people at Pedworth Sheltered Housing Unit, Rotherhithe, and weekly talks by speakers.
Expansion of advice and advisory services to refugees and asylum seekers in north Southwark at the Centre’s St Mary Newington base.
Community festive event and concert bringing people of all ages and backgrounds together in the Borough.
Walworth Golden Oldies £1,900
Project to enhance digital communication skills of older people in Walworth, using volunteer students from Walworth Academy plus craft activities and outings.
What’s on Rotherhithe Group £3,000
Contribution towards the costs of the 2017 Illuminate Rotherhithe festival to promote understanding of the Mayflower voyage to the New World, 1620.
Young Vic Theatre £5,000
Contribution towards the costs of a Community Production and Show created with local LGBTQ+ older people.
Round 1 April 2017
Continuation of the Cultural Exchange Festival in Southwark to provide weekly sessions of music, dance and martial arts for children from low income families in and around Newington Causeway.
Art in the Park £2,300
Creative workshops with older people living with dementia at Rose Court care home, Surrey Docks ward, around Rotherhithe’s maritime heritage, culminating in a public exhibition.
Arundel Court Residents Association £1,000
Community outing to Brighton for older residents, formerly from Bermondsey.
Bankside Open Spaces Trust £3,200
Large street party in Union Street, Flat Iron Square and Redcross Way, SE1, to promote tolerance and co-operation on the anniversary of the murder of Jo Cox MP. The event came shortly after the Borough Market terrorist attack and was attended by around 3,500 north Southwark residents.
Bankside Village £2,000
Bankside Summer Festival: Community event bringing together Bankside residents, businesses and organisations to celebrate Bankside’s diversity and rich heritage.
Blackfriars Settlement £1,800
Gardening programme at Park Street, SE1, to improve the health and well being of Blackfriars Settlement’s mental health service users, in partnership with Bankside Open Spaces Trust.
Bricklayers Arms Tenants and Residents Association £2,000
East Walworth street party to connect residents from the Bricklayers, Alvey, Mardyke and Salisbury Estates and users of Pembroke House community hub.
Camberwell After School Project £4,910.50
Summer Play Scheme 2017: Free and subsidised Summer Play Scheme places to children from economically disadvantaged families in Newington.
Draper Residents Association £1,650
Summer event on the Draper Estate, Elephant & Castle, to celebrate the diversity of ‘Britishness’ among local residents in the wake of Brexit.
Finnish Art Group in London £1,000
Scandinavian art, music and cultural exhibitions to showcase Rotherhithe’s Scandinavian heritage in Albion Street, SE16.
Friends of Pasley Park £2,000
Community promenade and fete at Pasley Park that connects residents from West and East Walworth.
Lucy Brown House £1,305
Continuation of supper clubs and social activities for older sheltered housing residents in Cathedrals Ward.
Marden Square Sheltered Housing Unit £1,400
Development of the Sheltered Housing Unit’s vibrant gardening project and community outings for sheltered residents.
Oral history project and Southwark Community Voices film tracing the recent regeneration and transformation of Bermondsey and Rotherhithe’s industries and communities as told by longstanding residents.
Mint Street Music Festival £1,341
Mint Street Park Music Festival 2017 to bring local residents and families together in Cathedrals ward.
Rennie Tenants & Residents Association £1,000
Community event to build networks and connections between residents of the Rennie housing estate in South Bermondsey.
South London Cares £4,735
Continuation of South London Cares’ social clubs in Elephant & Castle, Walworth and Bermondsey helping to connect 180 older neighbours and younger volunteers.
Southwark BME Festival £2,000
Events and exhibitions to showcase and celebrate the stories of people’s journeys, from the BME community, to North Southwark.
St Saviour’s, Purbrook and Alwyn Magdalen Tenants and Residents Association £845
Community outing for older people from the Magdalen Estate in Grange ward.
Tabard Growers £1,200
Development of a new group of community gardeners and food growers at the Tabard Estate in Borough.
Resurrection of a community website SE16.com for Rotherhithe and Bermondsey residents, utilising Bankside Press.
2016-17: Total amount awarded: £176,927
Total grants awarded: 87
16th Bermondsey Scouts £2,000
Summer Camp adventure weekend for South Bermondsey young people to learn survival skills.
20th Bermondsey Scout Group £1,175
Bushcraft Skills tuition to young people from the St Saviour’s, Purbrook, Alwyn and Magdalen Estates at the Scout’s HQ in Grange ward, and campsites in Kent and Dorset.
Cultural Exchange Festival in Southwark: Weekly sessions of music, dance and martial arts for children from low income families in and around Newington Causeway.
Aim High Dance Academy £3,730
Southwark Dance Skills: Local community dance event and world record attempt run by South London dance academy at Dockland Settlements.
Alberta Fruit Commons: Tenants Association in Newington ward using food and fruit growing to engage and bring together estate residents.
Albion Street Steering Group £1,000
Scandi themed Christmas Market: Street musicians to augment a community market which brings thousands of people to Albion Street, Rotherhithe.
Alvey Tenant & Resident Association £1,955
Summer Celebration: Out of Many, ONE: Community event bringing together residents from the Alvey, Bricklayers Arms, Mardyke and Salisbury Estates
Arundel Court Residents Association £698
Community outing to Clacton on Sea: for older sheltered housing residents, formerly from Bermondsey.
Astley & Cooper’s Road Tenant and Residents Association £1,500
Community outings for families and older people from the Astley Cooper Estate, South Bermondsey.
Avondale Community Events £854
Panto at Avondale 2016: Community pantomime bringing together residents from the Avondale Estate in South Bermondsey.
Bankside Village £3,000
Bankside Winter Festival: Community event bringing together Bankside residents, businesses and organisations and promoting social cohesion.
Barnards House £250
Community event for older sheltered housing residents in Surrey Docks ward around the Queen’s 90th Birthday.
Seed funding for a new community group that aims to create a new recreational green embankment in Riverside.
Bermondsey Village Hall £1,820
Equipment for a community fete at Bermondsey Village Hall, Grange ward.
Black and Ethnic Minority TV £3,098
DJ and radio broadcasting skills workshop in partnership with Bosco Centre students with a live show on Resonance FM.
Blackfriars Tenants & Residents Association £3,376
Changing Lives – Peabody Elders Memories: Social history project and film of the memories of older Peabody residents in Cathedrals ward.
Blue Bermondsey BID £1,500
The Blue Wonderland: Festive community event bringing together hundreds of families in the Blue Market, South Bermondsey.
Body and Soul £2,792
Foundations of Happiness: Well-being workshops for people from north Southwark living with HIV.
Bonamy and Bramcote TRA £1,500
Celebration of St George: Community event bringing residents together from South Bermondsey.
Brandon 2 Tenants and Residents Association £1,890
Express Yourself: Creative and spoken word workshops for young people on the Brandon Estate in Newington ward.
Burgess Park Food Project £1,850
Incredible Edible north Southwark: Community garden in East Walworth ward delivering community food growing workshops.
Burgess Sports £2,990
Marlborough Sports Programme: Free Summer sports sessions to children aged 5-11 at Marlborough Playground, Cathedrals ward.
Summer Play Scheme 2016: Free and subsidised Summer Play Scheme places to children from economically disadvantaged families in Newington.
Carer’s inclusion and well being project: provision of yoga and exercise activities to improve the well being of carers in Newington and Walworth.
Collinson Court and Great Suffolk Street Residents Association £750
Community event to bring residents of Collinson Court and Great Suffolk Street together around the Queen’s 90th Birthday.
Decima Street Tenants & Residents Association. £2,000
Third annual TRA Gala and Award Night event to bring together residents of Decima Street, Chaucer ward, and to recognise those that give back to the community.
Downside Fisher £2,000
Festive community fun day for residents from social housing estates in north Bermondsey.
Draper Residents Association £2,498 and £5,000
Hubb Summer Festival: Community event with an Arabic theme to bring together residents of the Draper Estate, Newington.
Enabling the Residents Association to transition to charitable status to increase the organisation’s reach in and around the Draper Estate.
Finnish Art Group in London £1,000
Scandinavian Summer Market and Art Events programme to showcase Rotherhithe’s Scandinavian heritage.
Making more ‘Invisible People’ visible: Enabling guest artistes from north Southwark to perform with an older person’s theatre group, at festivals and community events.
Friends of Nelson Square £1,000
Let’s Go Fly a Kite: Kite making and flying sessions for children and adults in Nelson Square Gardens, Cathedrals ward.
Friends of Pasley Park £2,000
Community fete at Pasley Park that connects residents from West and East Walworth.
Friends of Friars PTFA £2,000
Summer Celebrations fete bringing together parents and children in Cathedrals ward around the Queen’s 90th Birthday.
Friends of Nursery Row Park £2,250
Community Dog Show and Farm event in Nursery Row Park, East Walworth
Summer 2016 Activities: Free football and traditional games activities for young people from Bermondsey and Rotherhithe, in Southwark Park.
Friends of St James Churchyard £2,000
Community event to launch a campaign to resurrect the Salter / Carr Joy Slide in St James Churchyard, north Bermondsey.
Hughes House Social Club £500
Festive community event for sheltered housing residents and older people in Newington ward.
Karate skills training for young people at Setchell Hall and St Anne’s Church in Bermondsey.
L’sborough and Scovell Tenants and Residents Association £2,000
Community event to bring residents of the Scovell Estate together around the Queen’s 90thBirthday.
Lucy Brown House Social Clubs £1600
Supper clubs and social activities for older sheltered housing residents in Cathedrals ward.
Manor Tenants & Residents Association £1,000
Festive community event to bring together residents of the Manor Estate in South Bermondsey.
Marden Square Sheltered Housing Unit £1,500
Gardening project and open day to increase the visibility of older sheltered residents and improve well-being.
Marshalsea Tenants & Residents Association £2,700
SE1 Cooking Club: Tenants Association in Cathedrals ward partnering with Blackfriars Settlement to deliver cooking sessions at Mercato Metropolitano.
Men’s Health Forum £4,400
Training Day for voluntary sector organisations in north Southwark and Bermondsey on how to improve men’s health.
Mint Street Park Music Festival 2016 to bring local families together in Cathedrals ward.
Mighty Royales FC £1,040
Football coaching sessions for children aged 5 to 13 years on the Brandon Estate.
Nelson Square Gardens Community Association £ 1,268.35
Community film club for residents of Nelson Square Gardens estate, Cathedrals ward.
Festive community outing for residents of the Newington Estate.
Outdoor Trust £4,500
London Bridge Interpretation Panel: A new panel on the Thames Walkway sharing the story of London Bridge and its importance to Southwark’s heritage.
PYE Project Ltd £2,500
Wise Up’ Prevention Project: Workshops for young people at the Salmon Centre in Bermondsey around knife crime prevention and healthy lifestyle choices
People Care Association £2,000
Christmas Day event for older people living in isolation at Bacon’s College, Rotherhithe.
Phoenix Explorer Scout Unit £2,000
Canoeing equipment to support Southwark scouts to achieve their Duke of Edinburgh award.
Plan Zheroes £2,439
Project to enable more local charities to access free surplus food at Borough Market and redistribute to local people that are in need.
The Big Picnic 2017: community event in Potters Field Park, north Bermondsey.
Rainbow Arts and Crafts Group £4,300
Provision of arts and crafts skills and activities to older and younger people from Rotherhithe and Bermondsey.
Ray Gunter Social Club £400
Gardening project for older and disabled sheltered housing residents in Newington ward.
Redriff and Bermondsey Outdoors £1,550
Adventure skills provision to young people from Bermondsey and Rotherhithe at Galleywall nature reserve and a converted crypt at St James Church.
Creative Writing Summer Retreat for north Southwark young people.
Festive event for Riverside parents and children aged 0-5 years at the Salmon Centre, Bermondsey.
Russell Court Social Fund £250
Garden refurbishment project for older sheltered housing residents formerly living in Southwark.
SE1 Baby Play £1,610
Continuation funding for a popular baby play group at Bermondsey Village Hall, Grange ward.
Setchell Estate Tenants and Residents Association £1,250
Yoga Exercise Classes for older residents in Grange ward
Shad Thames Trail brochure: refresh of a local community resource.
Shakespeare’s Globe £3,250
Sharing Shakespeare: Project to introduce pre-school children aged 3-5 years from Spanish speaking families in East Walworth to Shakespeare’s stories.
Shard Explorer Scout Unit £1,000
Summer Adventure and survival skills weekend for young people from West Bermondsey.
Festive community event for older people, aged 50 and over, predominantly from the Sliverlock, St Helena & Oldfield and Hawkstone Estates in Rotherhithe.
Smiley’s PlayTime £2,103.97
Play activities for families in and around the Dickens Estate, Riverside ward.
Oral history project to reconnect a blind and partially sighted group based in Rotherhithe with Stave Hill Ecological Park, and create a permanent listening room resource for Park visitors using Rotherhithe Shed volunteers.
South London Cares £4,000
Social clubs and activities that improve the well-being of older people in Elephant & Castle, Walworth, Bermondsey and London Bridge and connect them with younger volunteers.
Southwark Helping Hands £2,000
Helping Hands Fashion Show: 10 people with learning and physical disabilities participating in a fashion show in More London to show the charity’s members in a positive light and raise the charity’s profile within the local community.
Gardening project for older sheltered housing residents at Rock Grove in South Bermondsey.
Southwark Playhouse and People’s Company £2,500
People’s Power: Collaboration between Southwark Playhouseand People’s Company theatre group to create a north Southwark specific theatre piece.
Sporty Mints £2,060
Dance and capoeira classes for children aged 8-11 years at Mint Street Playground, Cathedrals ward.
Community festival in the Borough that is open to all local people celebrating St George, the patron saint of various nationalities.
St Saviour’s, Purbrook and Alwyn Magdalen Tenants & Residents Association £1,900
Community outings for families and older people from the Magdalen Estates in Grange ward.
Stevenson Crescent Tenants & Residents Association £900
Summer Outing 2017: Community trip for residents of a South Bermondsey estate, many of whom are on low incomes.
Su Mano Amiga £2,000
Launch event of Su Mano Amiga, a new charity providing services to sufferers of domestic violence from the Latin American community.
Tabard Gardens Central Tenants and Residents Association £1,000
Festive event for residents of the Tabard estate in Chaucer ward.
Telefono de la Esperanza UK £4,000
Among Friends: Help to integrate Latin American people into Southwark’s community through public events and peer groups.
Tideway Sailability £1,650
Sailing to Health: 15 people with learning disabilities developing sailing skills in Surrey Docks, including boat handling, sail trim, wind awareness and social interaction skills during the 2017 sailing season to further increase their independence.
Community event bringing together residents of the Trinity Newington Estate in Chaucer ward.
Walworth Garden £2,400
Bee A Part 30 Years On! Community event to connect local residents to Walworth Garden, in Newington ward, and to celebrate the Garden’s 30th anniversary.
Walworth Society £2,000
A project to bring back the old Walworth Festival through a series of events that animate the historical centre of Walworth and celebrate the diversity of its communities.
SE Premiership: A weekly football coaching programme for young people from local housing estates in Cathedrals ward at the Hatfields Astroturf facility.
Community Thanksgiving Event to raise awareness of Rotherhithe’s connection with the USA and the Mayflower voyage in 1620.
Youth United C.I.C. £2,960
Diary of My Life – Learning Through the Lens: Photography skills project for young people and one internship delivered by a Community Interest Company at Blackfriars Settlement.