UFO PROJECT REVIEW 2017 – Our Gigs, workshops, collaborations and fun!
Thanks to the Arts Council of England, UFO Steelband was able to create and deliver an exciting new project for summer 2017 /autumn 2018. “PAN UNLIMITED” was exactly that… the project provided unlimited opportunities to create new arrangements, invent new collaborations, run workshops, realise and develop new ideas, and perform a series […]
UFO and the Grenfell tragedy “Children Creating Community at Carnival”
CREATING ART WITH CHILDREN IN SCHOOLS LOCAL TO GRENFELL by Fiona Back in June UFO was busy planning our truck design for 2017 Notting Hill Carnival and LNYDP – thinking of something bright and flamboyant – when the Grenfell Tower tragedy happened. Many of us live in the community and were directly affected. Everything had […]
Congrats Nathaniel! Music Scholar of the Month!
Nathaniel from Ealing Music Service is the Mayor’s Music Fund April Scholar of the Month. Nathaniel, who began his scholarship in 2015 is a highly creative individual who plays the steel pans – a pannist! However, he can also play the recorder and ukulele as well as a variety of percussion instruments demonstrating his dexterity […]
“Everyone needs a steelpram!”
I knew my son’s old buggy would come in handy one day! My new method of getting my pan to practice on the bus, since I sold my car! Where there’s a will, there’s a way…. Carol xxx Save Save Save Save
UFO PILOTS – RUNNNG THE CLASS FOR BLIND & VISUALLY IMPAIRED PARTICIPANTS
The class is now in its second year and is going from strength to strength. Thanks to funding from Arts Council England we were able to ‘pilot the Pilots project’ and cover the access costs for our summer project, then a grant from RBKC Arts enabled the Pilots to develop a set and […]
Bringing Out The Musical Me
Steelpan brings out the musical me I don’t get to show at home or at school. I like going to gigs and to carnival as I like to see other people enjoying our music. You get to try different types of pan, yesterday I got to play bass.