Join a Steel Pan Orchestra
Ebony is Europe's leading steelband and was one of the first steelbands to be set up in the UK.
Adults, children and people will all learning abilities.
1 Chippenham Mews
CSI Steel band
CSI - aka Caribbean Steel International, is based in West London.
The CSI family is made up of people of all ages and all levels of ability. They perform all over UK and Europe, and run weekly classes in their panyard in London W12. Everyone is welcome!
Adults and children
Randolf Beresford Early Years Centre,
Ufo Steel Band
Based in the centre of Ealing near Ealing Broadway tube station.
Steelpan lessons for all - including complete beginners.
Metronomes Steel Orchestra (MSO)
Metronomes Steel Orchestra (MSO) was formed in 1973 by Phil Dubique and Irvine Corridan. This family based steel band has contributed to the art form for more than thirty years.
Free beginners classes for people of all ages.
Metronomes Steel Orchestra
156-158 Kensal Road
Mangrove Steel Band
The Mangrove Steelband is one of the most prominent in Europe. Formed in 1980 from a ‘Pan Round Neck’ group of the traditional type they have established themselves as a fully-fledged modern orchestra. The Mangrove Steelband is for the whole of the local and wider community, young and old, whatever race, colour, creed, sex or ability to participate and work together within the band towards a mutual goal
Phoenix Rising (formerly known as St Michael and All Angels Steel Orchestra (SMA3SO) are Brent's leading steel orchestra and are based in North West London. Our SMA3 family consists of all people from ages 8 upwards.
The orchestra performs at events, festivals and concerts across Britain and Europe. Benefiting from superb musical leadership and professional level attitude, it is indeed something special. We welcome all to join our steel orchestra and be a part of something amazing.
Adults and children
Pantonic Steel Orchestra
Based in Hackney, East London Pantonic Steel Orchestra was founded on 1988.
The band runs classes and workshop and has enjoyed some success in the Panorama competition to date.
Pantonic consists of 20 players with a mixture of adults and mostly youths. It is growing rapidly and is very active with bookings from private gigs to local community gigs such a Black History and Christmas events and other festivals.
Pantonic Steel Orchestra website
Croydon Steel Orchestra
Croydon Steel Orchestra is a youth and community steel band based in the London Borough of Croydon which was set up in 2000. The Orchestra aims to promote "pan" as a style of music and the steel band as a family of instruments in their own right.
Endurance Steel Orchestra are based in South East London.
A very active orchestra, they have performed for the London Marathon and the BBC.
Their street performances are always met with a lot of enthusiasm!
If you have had previous experience playing steel pans and would like to join, do get in touch.
The Waterside Centre
26 Avenue Road
Part of the dynamic Soundhouse community music organisation.
They say: Real Steel's music is superb, dynamic, and distinctive, and presented in a devastatingly good-looking style.