Eastside programmes are longer, full funded engagements with schools or with young participants (aged 16-25) that focus on a specific artform or skillset or that work to a specific theme. When we open new programmes each has a specific application process and set of criteria. Our current programmes are listed below, or for our history please click on ‘Archive’. For news of when new programmes are launched, please sign up to our newsletter.


Applications have now closed for schools to join the London Programme for 2022-23. SPOKEN WORD POWER is a funded project supporting Primary, Secondary and SEND schools in Barnet, Brent, Camden, Ealing, Hammersmith & Fulham, Harrow, Kensington & Chelsea and the Cities of London and Westminster to creatively champion the spoken

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Eastside Studios

Are you between 18-24 and looking to develop your skills in the film and digital industry? Eastside is excited to be recruiting participants to our rebranded professional development opportunity, Eastside Studios.  Eastside Studios is a unique, free programme that will  build your knowledge and skills in digital media and moving image

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Stratford Circus has announced Eastside as the new host of the Creative Schools programme. The programme enables children and young people in schools and colleges with limited arts and cultural provision to experience high-quality creative arts projects with professional artists.  View the full press release here “Eastside is delighted to become

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BFI Film Academy

Delivered at over 50 locations across the UK and supported by the Department for Education, National Lottery, Screen Scotland and Northern Ireland Screen. Introductory hands-on filmmaking courses build knowledge and skills and show the different pathways into the industry. For talented and committed young people aged 16-19, these short courses

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