Who we are

All young people have a powerful voice and a right to be heard.

Lewisham Youth Theatre (LYT) nurtures and inspires young people’s voices through free participatory theatre activities, helping them to develop enduring and transferable skills that lead to increased life chances and long term well-being.

We bring young people together from across the Lewisham community to create outstanding theatre in an environment of high expectations and collaboration. We work from the core belief that artistic excellence is key to expanding young people’s horizons and creating lasting transformation.

In 2015, Lewisham Youth Theatre was awarded a Gold Level London Youth Quality Mark, a quality assurance scheme accredited by City and Guilds.

Find out more: download LYT’s new 2017-2022 Strategic Plan from our Publications Page


Find us at 436 Lewisham High Street, SE13 6LJ

We will be in a temporary space on Lewisham High Street for 2 years. All our workshops and performances will be take place at this new Creative Hub.

Over our time in this space, we’ll be building a creative hub that is led by young people, providing a space where young people’s exploration of their creativity is at the centre, not marginalised.

Watch the transformation led by our participants
over the Easter holidays 2022

See Who’s Who at LYT here

Our Annual Reports

Click below to download our previous annual reports (PDFs):

LYT Directors’ Report 2019-20

LYT Annual Report 2018-19

LYT Annual Report 2017-2018

LYT Annual Report 2016-2017

LYT Annual Report 2015-2016

LYT Annual Report 2014-2015

LYT Annual Report 2013-2014

LYT Annual Report 2012-2013

LYT Annual Report 2011-2012

LYT Annual Report 2010-2011

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