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African Musical Storytelling

Join our creative facilitators in learning about different African countries and languages through an interactive musical story adventure. Get your students singing, dancing and taking part in an engaging traditional

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Spoken Word Slam

Improve creative writing skills, oracy and excitement for English and introduce students to the professional world of Spoken Word Poetry. Several classes will work with a professional spoken word poet

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Art Weeks

Introduce each year group to a new visual art form, or work together as a whole school to create a piece of stunning piece of artwork to enrich your school

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The World of Adinkra

Students will use visual arts techniques like screenprinting to explore ancient Adinkra Art and its relevance to contemporary culture, designing, and developing their own personal symbols inspired by ancient Adinkra.

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Females in Film

Eastside’s Females in Film programme is made up of two strands: One is a week-long series of workshops, talks and panel discussions with industry professionals which aimed to give a

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Disney Musicals in Schools

Eastside’s Disney Musicals in Schools is a free programme delivered by musical theatre professionals in up to 5 London Primary schools each year. We guide school teachers through a programme

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BFI Film Academy

Aspiring filmmakers will get the opportunity to deepen their knowledge of filmmaking through a series of workshops and masterclasses, in which they will get the chance to learn from, and

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Creative Teacher CPD

Using our 23 years+ experience of delivering high quality arts opportunities, Eastside’s Creative Continuing Professional Development (CPD) sessions have been carefully designed to offer both primary and secondary teachers practical,

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Story Hunters

This drama and storytelling workshop will push your students’ imaginations to the limit! Using nothing but the objects in their classroom, your students will become detectives hunting for stories. Working

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Poetry Divers

Give your students the chance to dive into poetry with one of Eastside’s professional poets. Students will write their own poetry to explore a key topic, set text or theme

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Poetry Battles

Let Eastside bring poetry alive for you school. Using Rap and Spoken Word Poetry, students will battle it out and learn that writing and performing poetry is fun! Topics Include:

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Let’s Film It!

Introduce students to the professional art of filmmaking. Your students will be paired with one of our expert filmmaker facilitators, who can help several classes at your school create their

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Illustration Detectives

Ignite your students imaginations and understanding of characters through learning about different illustration techniques. This workshop introduces pupils to the art of illustrating words, learning about character design, composition and

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Flash Fiction Masters

In these creative writing workshops pupils will work alongside a professional author to write their own pieces of short fiction on a key topic or theme Promotes high standards of

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Dance Days

From Bollywood to Street Dance, African Dance to Capoeira, celebrate cultural traditions whilst encouraging promoting a healthy lifestyle! Eastside’s Dance Days are ideal for helping your school celebrate key dates

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Dance Adventures

Our interactive Dance Adventures teach pupils to use movement to create the settings and characters they come across.  Let us know which topic you’re exploring, and we will help you

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Bollywood Adventures

Step into a world of Hindu Gods and Goddesses with our Bollywood Dance Adventure, an immersive workshop developing pupils’ physical awareness and ability to move confidently. Encourages physical awareness and

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Black History Heroes

Take your class on a journey through time to explore the lives of various key black figures. There are 5 key heroes that schools can pick from:  Olaudah Equiano, Sam

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Art of Devising

Introduce your students to the art of devising for theatre, using relevant stimulus to produce a short piece of drama on a key topic or theme. Eastside’s devising workshops are

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Animated Movie Makers

Get your students creating their own stop-motion animation movies.  Your students will be paired with one of our expert animation facilitators, who will work with several classes at your school

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Anansi Adventures

Join Anansi the Spider and his friends on a traditional Ghanaian immersive storytelling adventure, introducing pupils to cultural traditions through exploration and active learning Develops key skills like confidence, vocabulary

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Shakespeare Showcase

Introduce your class to the magic of Shakespeare! This drama workshop will explore the story, characters, setting and language of one of William Shakespeare’s key plays, in a fun and interactive way.

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African Rhythms

Give students the chance to try African drumming and dance, building an appreciation of African cultural traditions whilst developing rhythm and movement skills

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Story Adventures

Our interactive storytelling workshops provide an immersive and sensory story adventure led by our expert facilitators, igniting a love for literacy and teaching key skills like confidence, vocabulary and speaking & listening.

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Verse vs Verse

Our signature 3-year Creative Literacy programme for primary schools aims to develop the confidence and creative thinking of every child who takes part, as well as ignite imaginations and a love for poetry that we hope will last for a lifetime.

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