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Young people…Make your voice heard!

Autumn is here and we are excited to launch our 25th anniversary project I know I wish I will which invites 5-25 year olds from across the nation to enter our FREE spoken word poetry competition. Any young person in that age range can send their spoken word poem(s) via

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Primary Schools into Theatre

We are very excited to announce a very exciting new programme that we are running in partnership with Southwark Council. More details will follow, but please see the press statement below (which can be downloaded here), and if you want to keep up to date with all the announcements about

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Celebrating 25 Years

Hello everyone! I hope you enjoyed a wonderful summer.  Schools are back and so are we with a brand new-look website and a range of excellent workshops and activities for schools and young people to get involved in. Over the summer, Eastside’s young filmmaker trainees worked on a Documentary and

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The Notion of Giving

Hello everyone, At Eastside we have been thinking a lot recently about the notion of giving. There is a beautiful concept of putting something good into the world, safe in the belief that this simple act alone has purpose and meaning. It does something to us as individuals.  I think

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Eastside Film Crew

Hello everyone, Filmmaking is a big part of what we do at Eastside and this year we have fully launched Eastside Film Crew –  our own youth led crew of next generation filmmakers.  These talented young people have been working hard with Eastside’s mentors to develop professional standard work using Eastside’s fantastic

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May news

Hello everyone, We are living in a world where everything is changing all of the time, even if it seems as if things are stuck, change is always on the horizon. Spring has burst through and with it a whole range of activities have been happening with young people in

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Welcome Nandita!

Spring is on the way – it’s such a special time of year as we anticipate a proliferation of creativity with new life and colour bursting through the natural world. In the same vein, we are so pleased to welcome Nandita Lovage to the Eastside team who is joining us

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25th Anniversary

11th February 2019 I am really pleased to announce some very exciting news. Did you know Eastside celebrates its 25th anniversary this year? We have been thinking hard about how to mark this important milestone. It’s taken us many months to design, develop and deliver our big idea, and here

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