Ben is a community musician; he has an EP coming out next month and a tour of France and Italy in the summer. Ben wrote 'Teaching music with Garage Band for iPads' and has been working on an Eastside project with primary aged pupils, to develop new techniques around composition with iPads.
Apply now for 'Get Your Gig On', an exciting new project for young people, aged 16-20. It's FREE and ideal for young people who have a passion for music, journalism and/or blogging. You will attend 3 music gigs and learn to review them in 3 different ways. Get Your Gig On is supported by StubHub.
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.
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