Bobby is a writer, publisher and creative practitioner. After training at Faber & Faber, he went on to join the Marketing Dept at Little, Brown Book Group, before founding Limehouse Books. Bobby leads creative writing workshops for Eastside and is involved with 'Verse vs Verse'.
Adobe Youth Voices ignites young people's Creative Confidence - the ability to harness creative skills to solve problems - with advanced digital media tools and powerful storytelling techniques. If your school or youth group would like to take part in 2014/15, you can apply now.
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...?
Verse vs Verse is a reading and writing project for 500 children in primary schools in North and West London. Partipating children broaden their reading by exploring a range of books to inspire and develop their writing. They also use drama and performance to bring poetry to life.
Eastside is working in partnership with the BFI this Autumn to provide young people aged 16-19 with opportunities to be part of the UK's future film industry. Led by industry experts, our course will cover every area of the film industry helping young people to make a career in film, a reality.
Volunteers make a real difference to our work with children and young people. We have a range of opportunities available to work directly alongside our professional artists, or to gain experience of arts administration and project management in our charity's Shoreditch office.
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.
To connect with our social network, please like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and join us on LinkedIn. You can also keep up to date with our latest news and events by signing-up to receive our monthly email News Bulletin or you can make a donation in support of our work.
To subscribe to Eastside's free email newsletter, click on the link below and fill in our simple form. You will then receive all the latest information about our projects, events, news, jobs and volunteering opportunities. It is quick and easy to sign-up and you may unsubscribe at any time.