ROCK 'N' ROLL ISLAND
Aurora Metro Arts and Media Ltd is a charity providing arts and education projects to schools, libraries, community groups and festivals.
We act as a catalyst for the development of writers, musicians, performers and artists. We offer opportunities for writers, musicians, performers and artists to become involved in the community through a range of bold, innovative and imaginative projects. We offer volunteers the opportunity to gain skills and experience in a variety of roles.
Aurora Metro is excited to announce the launch of The British Beat
Explosion, a book that commemorates the music scene of Eel Pie Island in the
50s and 60s. This collection of essays, illustrated with archive
photography, is launched on August 1st in conjunction with the opening of
the Eelpiland exhibition at the Stables Gallery and Orleans House in
"I grew up and went to school near Eel Pie Island. It was out of bounds,
dangerous and therefore irresistible. It changed my attitude to life for
good, I'm delighted to say." ANNIE NIGHTINGALE
Buy the book from Aurora Metro Press
- The birth of rhythm and blues
a multimedia project exploring the amazing music history of Eel Pie
Island, supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund.
Are you a music fan? Have you heard of Eel Pie Island? To find out about our new 2012 project click here...
Virginia Prize 2013 for female writers now open click here...
The GREEN TEEN COOKBOOK project click here...