Ebony Steelband was founded in 1969 by a group of dedicated steelpan men and women who shared a love of steelbands and steelband music. Ebony promotes steelband music across the UK and Europe, is now Europe’s leading Steelband (currently European steelband champions) and has won the National Panorama competition at Notting Hill Carnival for a record 20 times – 9 times in succession!

Ebony has participated in World Steelband festival in Trinidad & Tobago in 2000 where they placed 4th and 2002 where they placed 3rd as well as the World Panorama in 2015 where they placed 9th.

Aside from its musical accomplishments, Ebony delivers a variety of musical activities for young people. The organisation is based in the London boroughs of Westminster and the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea and provides a full range of classes and workshops.

Ebony Steelband Trust is a registered charitable company and in 2005 gained the Queen’s Award for its 18 years of serving the community.

Registered Charity no. 1098408.

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