Eastside is celebrating its 20th Anniversary this year. Over the past 20 years, we have worked with a quarter of a million young people, including some of the capital's most disadvantaged children and helped to launch the creative careers of countless talented young Londoners.
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...?
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.
The Asia House Bagri Foundation Literature Festival outreach programme 2014, draws its inspiration from the festival theme of 'Changing Values' and aims to create awareness of great Asian literature and how values are changing across Asia and for the Asian diaspora.
Over the last few years Eastside has enabled 199 young people to achieve a Bronze, Silver or Gold Arts Award and helped many more. We are very proud to announce that we have recently been awarded Arts Award Good Practice Centre status 2013-2014, by Trinity College London.
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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