Extra Ordinary People (EOP) is Eastside Projects’ Associates scheme, previously known as ESP. EOP works with artists, curators and art-writers to support the development of work, ideas, connections and careers through a programme of events, opportunities and projects.By joining EOP you become part of a practice-led peer support network, receive free entry to EOP events and can apply for EOP opportunities.

In addition you will receive a weblink from our website to yours, 10% discount on all magazines, publications and editions and invitations to Eastside Projects openings and social events.

EOP membership is open to all and costs £60 per year (£5 per month by standing order).

Membership is free if you have Global Majority* heritage, or if you are a Disabled, Crip, chronically ill, or D/deaf person. If you would like to take this up, please get in touch with to sign up.

If you have any questions about EOP, drop us a line at

For information about joining please click HERE

If you would like to come along to an event for a ‘taster’ session before you join, please email