The Foundation is proud to support East Summer School 2021

We are pleased to support this year’s East Summer School, a free creative education programme for young people aged 12 to 17 in East London.

This year’s Summer School will run 26 July to 6 August 2021 and will take place in person, in and around the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

Courses range from one-off one-day workshops to week-long courses: take part in arts and fashion to engineering medical solutions to skateboarding and break dancing. The Foundation for Future is supporting two workshops in this year’s programme, Fusion Futures: Supercharge Your Creative Career and Spoken Word with Here Us.

Before signing up please look at the timetable to check that you will be able to make the dates for your preferred course. All courses will run from 10AM-4PM. Places will be offered with priority given to those who live in Hackney, Newham, Tower Hamlets or Waltham Forest. If successful you will be offered your place on your chosen summer school course no later than 15 July 2021.

Applications close on Monday 12 July 2021. If you have any questions or need assistance completing the form, you can get in touch by emailing or call us on 07811300019.

East Summer School is supported by East Bank partners BBC, UAL’s London College of Fashion, University College London, V&A and Sadler’s Wells; London partners City of London, Culture Mile Learning, Mace, LMA, Staffordshire University, Bloom; and managed by London Legacy Development Corporation. 


Foundation-supported workshops

Fusion Futures: Supercharge Your Creative Career with Foundation for Future London and Misfit

Date: 4 and 5 August 2021
Ages: 15-17 
Learning an art form is a great foundation for your creative career, but developing the right supporting skills can take things to the next level. In these sessions a creative professional, and a creative employer will help you supercharge your career opportunities by introducing you to ‘Fusion Skills’ – a set of transferable skills in great demand by creative employers, and of huge value to creative freelancers.
Join creative professional Torri Stewart and a panel of industry creatives for a series of interactive sessions over two days that will let you loose on a mix of creative challenges. This two day programme will give you a valuable insight into working in the creative sector and help broaden your career opportunities.
Supported by Foundation for FutureLondon, City of London & Culture Mile Learning.

Spoken Word with Here Us

Date: 30 July 2021
Age: 15-17
Spoken Word is a one-day hands-on workshop that delves into the strange and wonderful phrases we use day to day.
With help and guidance from Here Us we will explore and challenge our use of slang and the physical environment.
In this workshop we will help you to get to grips with 360 photography, 3D scanning and mark making to aid creative thinking and generation of your own spoken word pieces inspired by the Park and local surroundings. The collective outputs of the workshop will support the future development of artworks across the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.
Supported by Foundation for FutureLondon & City of London.
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