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Ealing arts and culture

News and information on the cultural life of our borough

Check out the latest news on how Ealing Council are developing the plans outlined in our cultural manifesto. See what is on for you to enjoy this month, join classes and experiences, share your ideas, find opportunities to get involved and links to other arts and cultural websites and podcasts

Latest news

Council news

Creating a culture powerhouse

A roadmap on growing the cultural sector, create career opportunities and support the creative community has been published.

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Talking about New Gen Festival

The New Gen Festival, a one-day celebration of music, dance and spoken word by and for young people in Ealing, is returning this summer.

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Community news

Bridging the gap to creative industries for young people

A special event by Sound Connections and Ealing’s Bollo Brook Youth Centre enhancing support for vulnerable young people through music

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Ealing’s next generation of film talent

Talented young creatives in the borough were among the winners in the 2024 West London Creative Enterprize Zones film competition

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Opportunities

Lights, Camera, Action, Career

The West London Film and TV Skills and Job Fest offers taster sessions, advice and guidance on careers in film and television.

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Fancy becoming a curator?

An exciting new arts training programme will allow young people in Ealing to develop their skills as arts curators and organise a project in the Borough

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What's on

Jigsaw Heritage (exhibition)

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More Than Words: Writing the Wrongs

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A Fine Line: Modern Makers at Pitzhanger

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Sinta Tantra: The Lightclub of Batavia

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From Waste to Wonder: The Art of Sustainable Transformation

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RISE – Dance for Wellness (Weds – weekly)

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Easy Read for adults (weekly)

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Colouring for the Under 5s (weekly)

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If you have a query about a specific event please contact the organiser listed. If your query is about the website please contact culture@ealing.gov.uk.

367,100 brilliant creatives

Our ambitions for arts and culture

When developing Ealing’s cultural manifesto you told us that Ealing needs

Your ideas

An annual celebration of our diverse cultural heritage, that would showcase all the great aspects of Ealing residents.

Judy, Greenford

Have studio space to hire out to local artists who can work alongside other creatives that work with different mediums – jewellery, pottery, textiles, glass, art etc.

Bottlebee, Hanwell

A venue where people know that they can go out and have a good old sing-a-long in a safe, comfortable and community friendly environment.

Chris, West Ealing

Art galleries, nature activities and competitions (grave bike, running etc), photography fairs, graffiti artists, and murals.

Eddie, Hanwell

Build a recreational space for celebrations inside one of the green spaces of Ealing. 

Majid, Perivale

Indian drums and dancers would be really good.

Neelam, Southall

Food Art promoting healthy diet and art would be fantastic idea

Sebastian, Greenford

Access for all to creative activities, especially children, young people and also for the elderly. This is an age group that can be so easily forgotten about.

Nicole, Acton

Support artists to create a vibrant art scene, offering empty spaces as exhibition spaces! Use our wonderful parks to create annual festivals and events

Andrea, Northolt

I’d like to see initiatives that inspire young people to turn waste into art

Kai, Acton

It would be amazing to reflect Ealing’s rich history with the origins of Rock and Roll by having a permanent music venue attracting musical artists of all styles

Philip, Ealing

We have wonderful green space which was so important during the lockdowns. Maybe there could be a celebration of parks through different art forms?

Lesley, West Ealing

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Other information and useful links

Here are some additional useful links for venues and programmes of activity so that you can find more of the things that you love to do.

Gunnersbury Park and museum – Grade II listed heritage park, a recently renovated museum, summer festivals and new sports facility.

Pitzhanger Manor and Gallery – The former country home of architect Sir John Soane, and contemporary art gallery.

Questors Theatre – One of the largest community theatres in Europe offering a wide range of theatre performances, including comedies, classics, and modern drama.

Ealing Project – A three-screen cinema, a café, a bar, community room, a stage for live music performance and space to exhibit art by local artists.

Ealing Picturehouse cinema – Brand new, state of the art 8-screen cinema

ActOne cinema – Community cinema in the heart of Acton

Bollo studios – A space for young people to experiment, develop and express themselves through music, art and film.

Open Ealing and Open Southall – Creative hubs featuring, events, performances, music and classes.

The Cultural Gap – Podcast by the John Lyons Foundation on role and value of the arts

Ealing Arts – Ealing Arts supports arts in the borough

Ealing Art Group – The long established Ealing Art Group

Ealing Music Service – Access to music in schools inc instrument hire

Park Royal Design District – Industrial estate with more than 250 creative studios and events programme

Podcasts on the history of Ealing Studios from the BBC and StudioCanal

Council links

Around Ealing – For other news from Ealing Council

Do Something Good – A fundraising platform for residents, community groups and businesses

Good For Ealing – Invest in Ealing website

367,100 Creatives – Ealing Cultural Manifesto and Action Plan for creative change (367,100 Creatives

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