Photos from Far Far Away

See what we have been up to in our recent Far Far Away Workshops!   More

Kensal House Utopian Dreams

A utopian housing estate called Kensal House lies at the northernmost end of Ladbroke Grove, nestled between the railway line and a big supermarket that is the destination for many a weekly shop. The buildings of Kensal House are easy to dismiss, if you even spot them in the first place. They don’t have the impact of ... More

Last year we made a film!

Our current project for 13 - 25 year olds Kensington Stories, started last September, the first block of workshops focusing on recording oral histories from local residents, with the aim of making a documentary film about the local area. Our living history projects usually focus on one estate at a time, but after the ... More

iAm 4.0 – blog

  Our new show iAm is going well, check out the great reviews: 'Like that old bonding game Twister but with a modern technology and social twist ' green light, Traffic Light Reviews 'A living game that really brings audiences to life' as featured on BBC London radio 'Won't spoil the plot, but ... More

Family Stories Showcase & Awards

18th July 2017 Last week on Tuesday, we had our final FFA workshop and showing before we break for summer. We can’t say enough how proud we are of the young people this block. They have done extraordinary work, despite dealing with the local tragedy at Grenfell. We could not be more pleased and thrilled by how much ... More

Catching up on Far Far Away

Well, well, well...The spring and summer terms have seen us very busy here at the Far Far Away programme at SPID. We closed off last block with a showing of the film we created All About Us: A Far Far Away Film Workshop, which you can view now on our website. The young people had a lot of fun filming, learning what and who ... More

All About Us – Far Far Away

Last block, our FFA young people created a promotional video about our Far Far Away workshops, how much fun they have, and what they learn! In turn, they learned the basics of film-making & editing, and had a blast while doing it! Check out how it all came together below! More

What’s it like to work for SPID Theatre?

I started working for SPID in January as a part time Arts Administrator for the Reimagining Goldfinger project. I’m passionate about theatre, contributing to the community, and spreadsheets, so I thought SPID would be perfect place to work. I found the vacancy on artsjobs, which is a great site to look for vacancies if ... More

Young People, Creativity, and the Arts

It was the late 90s, and Saturdays were my favourite day. I would wake up, watch Live and Kicking or SM TV Live, and look forward to my music class. It was a free workshop, run by Islington Music Centre, featuring singing in a choir, along with percussion or recorder sessions for those to who wanted to go to those too. ... More

Aged 13-25? Want to perform, design or produce a show? Sign up now!!!

It's been a truly fascinating and exciting journey on the Reimagining Goldfinger project so far and we are now in the middle of our final block of workshops which will see young participants create a tour performance of the Cheltenham estate. In doing so, participants will work alongside industry professionals and learn to ... More