Lewisham's Got Talent

Lewisham Council may have turned down funding applications from both the MAX and The Tea Factory community gallery, but to show they're no philistines, they're offering Brockley's neglected creative talents the chance to shine at this year's Country Fayre. Without further comment, here's their press release:

Lewisham is staging its very own contest to find the most talented people in the borough.
A search is on for talent of all ages – whether singers, dancers, buskers, comedians, variety acts … or any other hidden talent.

Any Lewisham resident who believes they have talent can register to audition. The winner of the show will receive a prize worth several hundred pounds as well as the opportunity to perform at the Lewisham Country Fayre on 14 September.

The event, organised in partnership between Lewisham Council and Lewisham Shopping Centre, aims to support local talent while managing unauthorised busking in Lewisham Town Centre.

Key Dates

Registration: Saturday 19 July (11am-4pm) at Lewisham Shopping Centre
Auditions: Saturday 2 August (1-3pm), Lewisham Shopping Centre
Finals: Saturday 30 August (1-3pm), Lewisham Shopping Centre