Learn to Play Steelpan

Ebony offers regular workshops in learning how to play the steelpan (also known as steel drums). Workshops take place at the Yaa Centre in West London.

We highly recommend coming along to a workshop, as this is a fun way to learn about steelpan and meet the Ebony family. Our door is open! See our workshop timetable below and choose the session to best suit you.

We also welcome people to join us at our live performances. See our News and Events page for more information about upcoming events in our calendar.


Ebony Steel Band Workshops are for people of all ages and abilities. Beginners and newcomers are very welcome!

Monday – 7.00 pm – 9.00 pm – BEGINNERS – £5 (16+ years)

Tuesday – 7.00 pm – 9.00 pm – INTERMEDIATES – £5 (16+ years)

Wednesday – 6.30 pm – 8.00 pm – CHILDREN – £5 (up to 12 years)

Thursday – 6.30 pm – 8.30 pm (all ages)

Friday – 6.30 pm – 8.30 pm (Up to 12 years)

Saturday – Individual and Group Workshops by arrangement

To come along to a workshop all you need to do is call 020 7266 4354 to let us know you would like to join in.

Band Practice 

Newcomers are welcome to come and see the band practice!

Wednesdays 4.30 pm – 6.30 pm (Juniors)
Fridays 8.30 pm – 10.30 pm (All ages)


Team Building Workshops

Book your team in for an Ebony Team Building Workshop.

There are many reasons why a team building workshop can help boost productivity in the workplace. Coming together to learn a new instrument and play steelpan can:

  • Improve networking
  • Boost team performance and morale
  • Increase collaboration
  • Enhance communication
  • Foster innovation and creativity

If you think your team will benefit from a great day out and an opportunity to learn to play steelpan, then please contact us.


Need a steel pan tuner or looking to buy a steelpan? Ebony can supply, tune, repair and maintain steelpans.

Contact us for further information.


Yaa Centre
1 Chippenham Mews
W9 2AN

020 7266 4354 | 07860 914 825 | 07737 947 238

See the gallery section for images/video of Ebony performing.

For more information or to make a booking please click here.