On 25th November 2015 The Big House held a fundraising gala event at Pond in Dalston. We were delighted that so many of our supporters could make it. Guests ate a 3 course dinner with our current members and cast of ELECTRIC and watched the premier of the new Big House documentary. Big House members […]
In just over a week we will be embarking on a new 12-week Open House Project with 15 young people from across London. They will be participating in life skills, drama and employability workshops, rehearsals and performances, this time at The Rio in Dalston! Faith has a secret. She can’t let anyone close. She can’t […]
A wonderful team of filmmakers, Isis Thompson, Harry Lighton, Grace Wyld and Josh Carpenter are raising money to make an observational documentary about The Big House and to record the journey of the young people on our next Open House Project. The documentary which will be screened at the Rio Cinema in Dalston will enable us […]
Last Saturday The Big House went to Margate to visit the newly renovated and re-imagined amusement park Dreamland. The sun shone for us and we spent the day on some truly terrifying rides, saw the high divers, rode on the bumper cars, had fish and chips and ice cream on the beach, and went to the Tate […]
If you missed it last week you still have time to watch ‘Revenge Porn’, the Channel 4 documentary that everyone’s talking about with an appearance from The Big House actors in Part 3. Watch it on 4OD here. Available until 8th September. Join the conversation on Twitter #RevengePorn.
Our weekly drop-ins have started up again and every week we open up our doors to not only our members but also other young people from across London. On Tuesdays the drop-in takes place at our studio at Hackney Downs Studios from 5pm-8pm. Every week is different but there are always a lot of friendly faces and […]
The Big House is absolutely delighted that leading North and East London estate agent Currell are sponsoring our 2015 Gala Night! Last years Gala was our biggest fundraising event to date, and with Currell’s involvement we have high hopes for this year’s event. We’d like to say a huge thank you to everyone at Currell […]
You can now donate to The Big House AND be in with a chance of winning a luxury prize at the same time by entering The Prize Draw. Simply click HERE to enter and nominate 25% of your entry fee to go to The Big House. Here are just some of the prizes that are up […]
The Big House has been nominated for the Aviva Community Fund! Between 1st and 30th May 2015 you can vote for the charity you think should receive an award of up to £25,000 in the category ‘Supporting the Younger Generation’. We need as many votes as possible so please click HERE and vote for The Big […]
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The Big House is a charity working with care leavers and at risk young people using drama. We stage high profile theatre and film productions.
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