Current News & Events 

NEW Vacancy (posted 6th September 2018)

With a basis in Carnival Arts, Ebony Steel Band Trust and Carnival Village Trust are working together to establish the Yaa Centre in North Westminster as a hub of creativity, learning and social interaction for children and young people.

To help achieve this, we are creating a new post of Youth & Activities Manager to work with both organisations. The postholder will also act as Assistant Director for Ebony Steelband.

The post holder’s time would be equally divided between the two organisations, with some duties and responsibilities specific to each organisation, but with an overarching responsibility to coordinate and maximise the use of space, time and resources for the stated beneficiaries
The postholder will ensure that Ebony Steelband and Carnival Village Trust are dynamic, youth-focused organisations, fully engaged with and accessible to local young people; that its premises and facilities are fully utilised in providing young people with positive, creative activity; and that its young members have a range of learning and performance opportunities which enable them to achieve their potential and make full use of their abilities.

See the full job description. 

Starting salary £30,000 rising to £34,000 subject to performance.
A three-year contract with the possibility of extension subject to funding.

To apply please email with your CV and a covering letter

DEADLINE for applications is the 26th of September 2018.






Past News & Events

Blockarama 2018

Sunday 19th August
Join us for Blockarama at Emslie Horniman Pleasance Park, Kensal Road, W10 5YB, from 2 pm – 8 pm.

Featuring: Ebony Steel Band, Ebony Cubs, Ebony youth Band, Ebony Beginners, Endurance Steel Orchestra, Pan Nation and Deltones Academy (T&T).


Carnival 2018
Ebony Mas Presents ‘Endless Vibrations’



Saturday 25th August 2018
It all kicks off on Saturday the 25th of August at Panorama and then the Panorama After Party and Pre-J’ouvert Warm Up, 11.00 pm – 3.30 am at the Venture Centre, Wornington Road, W10 5YB

Sunday 26th August 2018
J’ouvert  starts at  5 am at Canalside House, Ladbroke Grove, W10

Sunday 26th & Monday 27th August
Join us on the road for a unique DJ Sound System playing you the best of soca, with a touch of everything else. While you also enjoy the sweet sounds of SteelPan.

DJ’s and Hosts featuring over the whole weekend are:
DJ TFR – Prince Vern – KULTXRE – DJ Janeene – Fatzofficial – Kal-1


Buy the full weekend package for only £60 (saving you £20)

J’ouvert Package – £30
Entry to the official Panorama After Party and Pre-Jouvert Party on the 25th
Breakfast the following morning
Ebony Mas Overalls

Sunday Carnival Package – £15
Ebony Mas T-Shirt/Bodysuit
Light Refreshments

Monday Carnival Package – £35
Ebony Monday Mas T-Shirt
Food & Drink
Ebony MAS Bottle
Ebony MAS Bag
Goodie bags

Buy your packages now at SHOOBS.COM

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Ebony are the UK National Panorama Champions 2017

Ebony Steel Band also win:

  • Junior Panorama 2017
  • J’Ouvert Bomb Competition 2017
  • ‘Best Youth Steel Band On-the-Road’ on Carnival Monday 2017

Ebony’s Annual Christmas Concert – ‘MAGIC MOMENTS’ a Tribute to Grenfell

Come along on the 17th of December and see the Ebony bands perform:

Ebony Beginners
Ebony Seniors
Ebony Cubs
Ebony Steel Band

Sunday December 17th @ The Tabernacle
35 Powis Square, Notting Hill, London, W11 2AY

Doors open at 6 pm – Show begins at 7 pm

Tickets available on the door:
Adults £7

Children under 12 £3

See photos from last year’s concert here.

Ebony Steel Band pays tribute to those who lost their lives in the fire at Grenfell Tower 

See our performance at the St Paul’s Memorial