Friday December 15, 2017

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musicals in schools

musical theatre magic for schools

The Disney Musicals in Schools programme is delivered by our musical theatre professionals to give London primary school teachers the support and development necessary to produce their own musical theatre productions and embed a theatre arts programme that will continue for years to come.

verse vs verse

reading, writing and poetry

Eastside is delighted to announce that the Verse vs Verse project will be continuing for a further three years thanks to continued generous support from the John Lyon's Charity. We have recruited eight brilliant participating schools for the 2017 - 2020 programme. Click through for more info.

bfi film academy

2017 programme running

25 aspiring filmmakers aged between 16 - 19 are currently deepening their knowledge of filmmaking through a series of workshops and masterclasses, in which they will get the chance to learn from, and work with, leading industry professionals through our BFI Film Academy programme.

m fest workshops

funded creative arts workshops

Eastside is teaming up with the Aziz Foundation to deliver a set of funded cultural learning sessions in London primary schools inspired by Muslim art, artists and cultures.  These workshops will lead to the creation of work to be displayed at the inaugural M Fest in April 2018. Click through for more info.


free after school drama club

We are very excited to be partnering up with Croydon Youth Theatre Organisation (CYTO) again in 2018 to deliver the final set of free youth theatre clubs for young people from secondary schools in Croydon. Click through for more info.

photography competition

opportunity for 13-25 year olds

We are please to announce the launch of the UK photography awards for young people.  This competition, which has been established by the jj Foundation, is open to anyone aged 13-25 who has an interest in photography, and there are some fantastic prizes on offer. Click to find out more.

meeting rooms now available

hire our studio and boardroom 

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.

meet our celebrity patrons

and their favourite books...

Eastside's work 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 in this video - but how many of these well loved stories, plays and books can you name...?

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