Eastside is a highly acclaimed, award winning, world record breaking, arts education charity and London’s leading youth arts provider. We offer a comprehensive range of creative and cultural experiences which introduce children and young people to the arts, culture and heritage in London.
With Spring in the air, Eastside is now taking bookings from schools that want to provide some fun, post exam creativity as part of their 'Activities Weeks', as well as arts projects and activities for Summer Universities and Holiday Schools right across London, please contact us for more info.
Eastside's work with children and young people is supported by many well known and respected figures from the arts and media; our celebrity patrons are standing-by to read you a line from their favourite books - but how many of these well loved stories, plays and books can you name...?
As part of the 2013 Asia House Festival of Asian Literature, the only UK festival dedicated to writing about Asia and Asians, Eastside is now offering schools in London the opportunity to host creative writing workshops led by a specialist writer and exploring the festival theme of 'Freedom'.
Through Adobe Youth Voices, young people (13 - 18) use technology to create compelling videos, animations, photo essays, presentations, music, and other pieces that contribute the essential perspectives of youth to critical topics and inspire new solutions to long-standing problems.
The BFI Film Academy, delivered by Eastside is free to young people aged 16-19 and is aimed at talented young filmmakers with a passion for film. The BFI Film Academy offers a real opportunity to be part of the UK's future film industry and the opportunity to gain a Silver Arts Award.
Translation Nation inspires children and young people to explore literary translation and develop an appetite for international storytelling and a curiosity about world literature. Our project, which scooped the European Language Label 2012 award, will begin its second phase in 2013.
Eastside has its own arts education centre; The Lower Eastside which includes a Studio space and an executive Boardroom, which are available for private hire, at competitive rates. 100% of all the income raised goes towards our work with local children and their families in East London.
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