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  • September 27th, 2011
    Volunteer Now: 2012 and Beyond Tuesday 18 October, Edric Hall (London South Bank University) 6 to 8pm On behalf of the Southwark Olympic Delivery Board, and in partnership with Southwark Theatres’ Education Partnership (STEP) and Volunteer Centre Southwark, Southwark Arts Forum (SAF) is pleased to invite you to Volunteer Now: 2012 and Beyond. The event is aimed at encouraging volunteers to take part and to work with cultural organisations who are planning activities for the Olympics.
  • September 23rd, 2011
    The Royal Court Theatre is opening a pop-up theatre called Theatre Local, which will open at the Bussey Building, Peckham. The theatre will be showing two plays, and will be open between October to November. The Royal Court is seeking to hire Theatre Local Hosts who will be responsible for audience customer service.
  • September 21st, 2011
    STEP is launching a brand new film-making competition for young people aged 13-21, in collaboration with
  • September 21st, 2011
    Development and Fundraiser Officer The Blue Elephant Theatre in Camberwell is looking for an experienced fundraiser to ensure the future development of the Blue Elephant Theatre including its education programme. The Blue Elephant is a fringe theatre in South London supporting new and emerging artists with an exciting programme as well as delivering a high standard of education projects within the local community.
  • September 14th, 2011
    Peckham Shed is always looking for volunteers to support our sessions.  Anyone 16+ can volunteer or if they join one of our sessions as a participant they can be a young volunteer in a younger age bracket.  
  • September 8th, 2011
    Check out our new-look What's On Pages. They are now easier to read and navigate and colour-coded to distinguish between performances, workshops and training opportunities. Check out the Pages here.
  • September 8th, 2011
    The Programme's confirmed, the projects are lined up and the brochure is on its way to your school. This year's Festival, STEP Out Loud, is all about young people in Southwark discovering the varied methods of communication and interaction they have at their fingertips through creative expression. The Festival activities offer young people the chance to be bold in exploring new ways of communicating with each other and with an audience which will empower Southwark’s young people to be confident in how they interact with other people and the messages they wish to convey.
  • July 8th, 2011
    Following their superb performances as part of STEP Out 2011 at The Scoop at More London on Tuesday 22nd June, STEP has offered the girls from Harris Academy Bermondsey the chance to perform their dances again as part of the Youth Theatre Showcase on Friday 15th July. The girls will open and close the show.
  • July 4th, 2011
    Congratulations to the Young Dance Company at Theatre Peckham who won first place (Community Groups) at the Southwark Dance Challenge on 22nd June at Unicorn Theatre. The Young Dance Company will now move on to the National Finals, taking place on 17th July at Cadagon Hall to compete against other groups from around the UK.
  • July 1st, 2011
    Every year in July and November, STEP holds a Youth Theatre Showcase to bring together different youth theatre groups from across Southwark to perform their pieces to one another, praising and critique each other's work. On Friday July 15th, the eight YTS will take place at Theatre Peckham. Interested in getting involved in youth theatre in Southwark? Come along and see the performances and find out how you can join a youth theatre in your area. Email Beccy to RSVP to the event.