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You’ve probably noticed that things have changed a bit. We haven’t finished updating all our pages yet, so some sections are still using this design. Please bear with us...

Marketing

You're set up, but no one knows you are there. Below are some cost effective ways to promote you business and events. Download our How to: Market your arts activity guide to get you started.

Southwark statistics

First, find out who’s out there. We have mapped the arts and cultural organisations in Southwark.

You can also find out the demographic profiles of the community council areas for:

If your organisation or project has health focused aims, then this Southwark Wellbeing Factsheet will provide you with the wellbeing statistics for the borough.

Southwark Council promotional tools

Publicise your venue launch, private views, and events for free on our What's on page.

Like our Facebook page, and follow us on Twitter @SouthwarkEvents, and we’ll do our best to retweet and follow you.

Also, why not join in on local events and festivals to showcase your work.

Children and young people

Reach young people by getting in contact with the right organisations and groups in the borough.

Community engagement

Reach Southwark residents by joining local community forums, or joining the discussion at community conversations. Speak to local area representatives to discuss the best way to reach the residents in that area:

Creative networks and listings

Use local networks and online listings to get more exposure.

  • Art Licks provides an essential platform and voice for the lesser-known and under-represented activities that form the grassroots of visual culture in London.
  • Better Bankside. Get listed on the Better Bankside events page, which focuses on event happening in the Bankside area. They have an app too, so it’s double the exposure. 
  • London SE1. Publicise your activity via this online and printed community newsletter for the SE1 area.
  • SE16.com. This online community website for the Bermondsey and Rotherhithe will help you target this areas local residents
  • Southwark Arts Forum (SAF). Connect with the arts community in Southwark via SAF.
  • South London Art Map (SLAM). Guiding you around art galleries in south London with maps, guided tours, and late night gallery openings the last Friday of every month. If you have a gallery this is one place to get it listed and seen.
  • Team London Bridge. If you’re planning an event in the London Bridge area, get it listed on the Team London Bridge website. If you are based in London Bridge you can list your organisation too.
  • What Next? Southwark  is part of a national movement focusing on the value of arts and culture to society. Via the What Next? Southwark website and newsletter get word out about your event.

Local press

An article in the local press can help both profile your organisation and attract audiences.  Writing a good press release along with appropriate photographs is the key to reaching the imagination of the press. 

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