Wednesday March 29, 2017

our work

archived projects

arts extend
Arts Extend was a national pilot funded by Arts Council England in 2007 that ran in nine local authorities across the country and involved more than 60 schools. Eastside was commissioned by the City of Westminster to deliver the only pilot in London for Arts Extend working with six schools in the borough, including an early years centre, three primary schools, an academy and a special school. Extended schools (schools that provide additional activities from 8am - 6pm). Read More
ArtWorks was commissioned by The Prince's Foundation for Children and the Arts (formerly Arts & Kids) to develop a project that would help children to experience the arts in a high quality way and to link the worlds of business, arts, children and education. Eastside, in partnership with The Cartoon Network - home to some of the funniest and most exciting new cartoons - devised and created ArtWorks, a project designed to enable children to make live action cartoons on stage, which could then be filmed and turned into screen cartoons. Read More
creative partnerships change school programme
Eastside was commissioned by A New Direction (AND) to deliver three distinct projects as part of the Creative Partnerships - Change School Programme in London. Eastside worked with three schools serving the needs of different age groups. In North West London we worked with Oakington Manor Primary School in applying maths and science skills in the construction of Tudor Boats with Year 4 pupils (pictured). Read More
creative school communities
Creative School Communities has been running since 1998, and is financially supported by Morgan Stanley and Credit Suisse. The project, which currently involves eight local primary schools in Tower Hamlets and more than 2000 children, provides opportunities for schools to increase their creative offer across the whole school community. Read More
cultural ambassadors
The Hackney Cultural Ambassadors programme is currently developing the next generation of cultural leaders which enables young people to combine their passions for drama, dance and music, with the opportunity to comment on the local arts scene . The Cultural Ambassadors programme was first commissioned by Hackney Council in 2007 and is run by Eastside in partnership with Hackney Youth Service. Read More
dance in france
Dance In France is a project which is linked to the Fête de la Musique - an annual day of free music held in Paris each year on 21st June - (the day of the summer solstice) Fête de la Musique, organised by the French Ministry for Culture, is an international celebration of music and dance, designed to encourage both amateur and professional performers, dancers and entertainers to all join together on the streets of Paris. Read More
dance synergy
Dance Synergy is a 'pro-am' style dance company run by Eastside, in partnership with Chisenhale Dance Space in Bow, East London. Professional dancers and choreographers work and perform together with young people as part of the same combined dance company. The group, including young people who have never previously been involved in youth dance, share and develop their skills in regular Saturday morning dance classes and workshops. Read More
free the word festival / international pen
Eastside produced and delivered the education and outreach programme as part of Free The Word 2008 - International PEN's major new literature festival in London, celebrating writers and readers from around the world. Read More
from page to stage
Eastside launched From Page to Stage in 1998 to celebrate the UK's first National Year of Reading and to support the introduction of the National Literacy Strategy. From Page to Stage aims to encourage and promote reading more widely, especially amongst boys. Read More
hackney impact arts academy
Hackney Impact Arts Academy(HIAA) encourages young people's talents and ambitions by providing a programme of professional arts based training for local teenagers. The project is delivered in partnership by three Hackney based youth-empowerment organisations in the form of dance and movement with Eastside, music with Rising Tide and film with Mouth that Roars. Read More
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