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Some members prefer not to have their contact information published on the Web.

If you find no information below, the EA+L Membership Secretary on 020 8567 4075
should be able to help.

List updated 3 February 2018 3:22 PM.



The 4020 Art Group

We are a friendly bunch of amateur artists with our own studio and professional tutor. We run a varied programme of weekly classes, plus monthly Saturday classes during term time, as well as some intensive short courses. We offer high-quality teaching for all adults. Beginners and more experienced artists welcome.

Contact: 07535 347764 /


The Arts Society Ealing (formerly EDFAS)

A wide range of cultural activities, illustrated lectures, visits and tours

Contact details from the EA+L Membership Secretary on 020 8567 4075


BEAT (Borough of Ealing Art Trail)

BEAT is a non-profit organisation run by artists for artists, aimed at running an annual open studios event every September, building links between artists and the community, and developing a local artists community network.

Chair: Kitty Hartnell


Diana Braybrook – artist

Ealing artist who specialises in oil painting. Currently based at Osterley Park & House, Isleworth. Visit her website to view her work and information on exhibitions and open studio days.



Dinesh Studio London

High-quality inclusive bespoke photography workshops designed to inspire. Fun and relaxed hands-on classes with technical knowledge and theory. All welcome; no experience necessary.

Dinesh Malam 07787 311929 /

Impact Community Arts Centre, Horsenden Lane South, Perivale, Middlesex, UB6 8GP


Ealing and Hampshire House Photographic Society

We are a friendly and very sociable society of photographers based in Ealing. We meet weekly to hear talks and presentations, and have competitions on photography. Feel free to drop in and visit us!



Ealing Art Group

Exhibitions, demonstrations, illustrated lectures, studio evenings (life and portrait models), outdoor sketching. We do not give tuition.

Secretary: 020 8998 5662 /

Treasurer/Vice Chairman: Celia Busby 020 8997 7169


Ealing Flower Club

We meet at St Barnabas Church, Pitshanger Lane, W5 1QG every month to be inspired by a demonstration of flower arranging together with interesting commentary and helpful hints. Periodically we have club competitions, plant sales and garden parties. We arrange outings to flower festivals and trips to see national flower demonstrators. Visitors always welcome.

Secretary:  Christine Pearce 020 8998 8228 /

Ealing Lacemakers

A small, friendly group making a variety of laces. Some tuition available.

Contact: Cathy Adams 020 8991 9338 /


Ealing Quilters

We share our knowledge of quilting techniques and welcome everyone with an interest in patchwork and quilting to join us. Meetings include demonstrations of techniques with sample making and “show and tell” of members’ work.

Contact 1: Jackie Foreman 020 8998 6023

Contact 2: Kaisa Mills 07757 911740


Lady’s Creative Centre

Wednesdays: Art and English Citizenship classes

Thursdays: Art and Computer classes

Saturdays: Dolls’ house museum, art show, dance class

Also social events.

Macmillan coffee morning 29th September

12 Haven Green, Ealing, W5 2UU or locally

Membership £20 pa, classes extra

Contact: 020 8998 8236/


Pamela Lloyd-Jones Art Classes

Painting and drawing classes

3 terms a year: 2 Tuesday classes, Saturday life drawing classes once a month

Pamela Lloyd-Jones


St. Andrew’s Art Workshops

Tutor-led workshops for oil painting and mixed media at St. Andrew’s Church Centre, Mount Park Road, Ealing

Oil painting workshops: a.m. Mon., Tues., Weds. £9 per 3 hr. session. Include structured courses for beginners

Mixed media workshops: Mon. evenings, Thurs. a.m. £8 per 2½ hr. session

Beginners welcome.

All groups: materials supplied at small additional charge.

Tutor: ex-college lecturer.

Tutor: Roy Matthews 020 8998 8435 /

33c Madeley Road, Ealing, London. W5 2LS


Sew What?

Learn to sew or get it fixed.
Sewing groups, classes and 1-2-1 for all skill levels.
Repairs and alterations by quote.

Contact: 07946 826338 /


Timothy Robinson Photography

Calendars, exhibitions, portraits, social

Freelance: Timothy Robinson
  020 8574 9491 /

36 Gleneagles Tower, Fleming Road, Southall, Middlesex. UB1 3LS


Watercolour Painting at Northfields Community Centre

Watercolour painting at Northfields Community Centre

Contact details from the EA+L Membership Secretary on 020 8567 4075




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The Arts Society Ealing (formerly EDFAS)

A wide range of cultural activities, illustrated lectures, visits and tours

Contact details from the EA+L Membership Secretary on 020 8567 4075


 (Campaign for an Ealing Performance and Arts Centre)

The campaign has been established to help fill the growing need for performing arts facilities in the centre of Ealing.

Chairman: John Hummerston 020 8998 4465 /


Colette Wilson French Cultural Courses

Exciting, thought-provoking courses on French literature, art, history and culture led by Dr Colette Wilson. Texts in translation. Whether you’ve studied the subject before or are keen to explore something new, you’ll be made very welcome. Friendly, interactive sessions in Ealing. For more information, course dates and location contact:



Ealing National Trust Association

Purpose is to enhance membership of the National Trust and to raise funds for the N.T. To this end ENTA organises a programme of events which will be of interest to NT members living in the Ealing area and which will raise a small profit. Monies raised are donated to various NT projects.

Contact details from the EA+L Membership Secretary on 020 8567 4075


Ealing Red Lion Readers

Monthly meeting 1st Monday in Red Lion pub, 13 St Mary’s Road, Ealing. We try to maintain a diversity of books, including modern literature and foreign literature. We usually read a play and see it on stage.

Contact: Hazel Williams


Ealing University of the Third Age (U3A)

Thursday morning lectures and various group activities

Secretary: Margaret Martin 020 8127 5835


Friends of Marcq-en-Baroeul

We are a local group promoting friendship between Ealing and its twin town of Marcq-en_Baroeul (a suburb of Lille, so easily accessible). We organise French lessons, France-related cultural activities, and joint activities in France and Ealing with our twin organisation Les Amis d’Ealing.

Membership Secretary: Frances King 020 8991 9685 /

Alternative contact: Gill Conneller

 via EA+L membership secretary: 020 8567 4075


Hanwell & Ealing Heritage Museum

British artefacts 1890-1990 and local history resource. Open Wednesdays and Saturdays, 11am - 3pm at Hanwell Community Centre.

Contact details withheld. Enquire via the EA+L Membership Secretary on 020 8567 4075.


Himalayan Institute of Yoga, Science and Philosophy

See the Multi-activity section below


Historical Association: Ealing Branch

Promoting and encouraging the study of History, national, international and local, by talks and outings

Contact: Peter Crane


Workers’ Educational Association, Ealing Branch

Classes of 8/10/20 weekly meetings on subjects requested by members, led by qualified tutors

Contact details from the EA+L Membership Secretary on 020 8567 4075




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Ealing Country Dance Club

A club which meets first, third and fifth Mondays, 8 - 10pm, at St Barnabas Church Hall, Pitshanger Lane, to enjoy traditional folk dancing, mainly English. All dances are walked through and called. Beginners welcome.

Contact details from the EA+L Membership Secretary on 020 8567 4075


Greenford & District Caledonian Association


Learn Scottish country dancing at our weekly dance classes. All welcome; no experience necessary. See website for more details.

September 2017 – June 2018. Royal British Legion, Oldfield Lane South, Greenford. UB6 9JS

Contact details from the EA+L Membership Secretary on 020 8567 4075


Himalayan Institute of Yoga, Science and Philosophy

See the Multi-activity section below


Madhurang Indian Dance

Bollywood/classical Kathak Indian Dance. Have fun. Learn something new. Keep fit and active. Beginners welcome all year round. All ages, male and female. ISTD approved exams optional.

Saturday children Kathak classes beginners 11am

Sunday adults Bollywood 11am - 12 noon

Also Monday, Tuesday and Thursday

Northfields Community Centre, 71aNorthcroft Road, West Ealing, W13 9SS

Secretary: Crishna 07922 109289 /


Pilates Studio

Custom one-to-one sessions and one to two, taken by a qualified physiotherapist specialising in rehabilitation, including back and chronic pain, as well as for people who want to improve their posture and flexibility. Held in a bright studio, with full Pilates equipment, reformer, trapeze table, etc. Check website for details.

Susan Jervis  07796 663174 /

Montpelier Road, Ealing, London W5


Shape and Tone

Exercise class for all ages and levels to keep fit and supple. Small, friendly group. Every Thursday 7pm to 8.15pm at Room 1, Northfields Community Centre, 71a Northcroft Road, West Ealing, W13 9SS.

Contact: Loretta Lavery 020 8845 7873


Shaw School of Dance

Sadly, Valerie Shaw has decided that it’s time for her to retire from the Shaw School of Dance.


Spritely Fitness

Exercise class for people in their 50’s, 60’s 70’s and beyond. This is a fun and sociable class including dance aerobics for a healthy heart and resistance exercises for conditioning muscles and bones.
Tuesdays at 9.45am at St Mary’s Church Hall Acton, Fridays at 10.30am at Ealing Green Church Hall.

Contact: Paul Bates


Suzanne Gribble - Iyengar Yoga Classes

Iyengar Yoga classes to help improve flexibility, strength and stamina and a quieter mind. General classes. Beginners welcome.

Mondays 9.15 - 10.45 and 11 am - 12.30 pm. Northfields Community Centre W13 9SS

Wednesdays 9.15 - 10.45 am. Northfields Community Centre

Fridays 12.15 - 1.45. The Studio, OMPHSYIO, W5 2RP

Saturday Teens 2.30 - 3.30. The Studio, OMPHSYIO, W5 2RP

Suzanne Gribble 07916 145786 /


West London Backcare

Backcare exercise programme. Gentle exercise for those suffering from back problems, and for people returning to exercise after illness.



West London Dancing

New weekly Social Dance commences 26th September ’17 at the outstanding Greenford Hall – Ballroom, Latin and popular Social Sequence. 7.5-10pm.

Separate classes in small ballroom for Starters and Intermediates. All welcome. Greenford Hall,Ruislip Road, UB6 9QN. From £6. Enq. 01895 632143. Email:

Teacher and presenter: Philip Wylie  01895 632143 /

73 Hoylake Crescent, Ickenham, Middx. UB10 8JQ

Alternative contact: Christine Parsons  01844 275175 /




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Beaufort Players

A highly successful and respected amateur dramatic group founded in 1963 and based in Beaufort Road, Ealing. Three major productions a year, directing courses, acting workshops and social events. Winners of the NODA London Flame Award. Currently seeking new members, both acting and backstage – no previous experience required and a warm welcome guaranteed.

Secretary: Elaine O’Sullivan 01895 639863 /

Chairman: Thomas Cobb


Conjuring at the Court

Witness the impossible at London’s longest-running monthly magic show on the last Thursday of every month at the Drayton Court in Ealing.

Producer: Russell Levinson 07775 587708 /


Ealing Music & Film Festival

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Impact Theatre

We are a theatre company for people with learning disabilities. Our activities include African drumming, dance, music, acting, singing, animation, soundbeam, puppet, sets, props, costumes, and other aspects of running a studio theatre.

Contact details via the EA+L Membership Secretary on 020 8567 4075


Pisces Players (Popup Theatre)

A small theatre company, performing as Popup Theatre, presenting two full length plays per year, with workshop evenings and visits to other productions. Meetings on Tuesdays at 8 pm. New members are welcomed at St. Andrew’s Church Hall, Mount Park Road, Ealing W5 – just come along. Everybody is given a chance on stage if possible, but once a play is underway newcomers are welcomed to give a hand backstage, front of house and in stage management.

Director: Bernice Wolfenden 020 8578 9082 /

59 Betham Road, Greenford, Middlesex. UB6 8SA


The Questors Theatre

We’re one of the largest amateur community theatres in Europe, with a membership of around 1500, and presenting a season of 15-20 productions to professional standards. We stage modern and classic plays and comedies, drawing our audiences from across west London. Our productions are staged by our 600 active members, who perform in them and work backstage, in our 350-seat Playhouse and 90-seat Studio. We have high-quality facilities including a large scenic workshop, wardrobe cutting rooms, and full lighting and sound control equipment - and also a bar which features in the Good Beer Guide! If you enjoy seeing good theatre or want to get involved, we’d love to meet you. Visit our website to discover more, or come along to one of our Open Evenings which are held most Wednesdays at 8pm.

Administrator (9.30am - 5pm): Jane Mason 020 8567 0011 /

The Questors Theatre, 12 Mattock Lane, Ealing, London W5 5BQ


Rainbow Poetry Group

Monthly meetings and study of published poetry, poets, themes and topical subjects

Contact: Don Kennedy 020 8567 4397 /

63 Disraeli Road, London. W5 5HS


Theatre West Four

Contact details via the EA+L Membership Secretary on 020 8567 4075


West London Fantastic Film Society

Dedicated to the strange and exciting world of fantasy films on reel celuloid film.

Regular monthly event at The Royal Harvester restaurant, Boston Manor Road, London W7 2AX first Thursday each month, 7.30-11pm.





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The Arts Society Ealing (formerly EDFAS)

A wide range of cultural activities, illustrated lectures, visits and tours

Contact details from the EA+L Membership Secretary on 020 8567 4075


Charlemagne Wine Club

Charlemagne members share a common interest in learning about and tasting fine wines. All levels of knowledge and experience are represented, and our professionally tutored programme includes both the popular and ‘classic’ regions of the wine world. A monthly newsletter is published, and tickets are booked in advance.

Contact: David Carter 020 8567 1733 /


CLAN Social Club

Social activities (e.g. meals out, dancing, theatre, museum visits, etc.) arranged by members for members. For single people over 50 years

Chairman: Keith Eyre 020 8571 2145
Secretary: Bette Galvin 07446 300007


Club West

Pub lunches, coffee mornings, quizzes, jazz evenings

Contact: Mike Tyzack 020 8992 6134 /


Ealing Outdoor Club

Information from the EA+L Membership Secretary on 020 8567 4075


The Gardening Club

15 meetings a year, with talks on garden/gardening related topics

Contact: Mrs Mary Thorold 020 8578 4978


North Ealing Wine Tasting Society (NEWTS)

NEWTS is an informal and unpretentious group which runs a wide range of wine tastings, covering both well-known and lesser-known wines and wine regions of the world. Our monthly tastings include speakers from a number of sources, such as independent speakers from the Institute of Wine Educators and representatives of wine merchants and supermarkets. Meetings are generally held on the first Friday of each month at St Barnabas Millennium Hall, Pitshanger Lane, London W5 1QG. Places are booked in advance.

Contact: Mary Timmins 020 8997 8132 /

Alternative contact: Les Fraser 020 8566 7373 /



StayActive4Life specialise in classes for active older adults, including

• Strength and balance classes

• Weight management classes

• Chair-based exercise

• Zumba Gold

• GP referral sessions

• Aerobics

Contact: Aran Summers 07715 170207 /

58 Canalside Gardens, Southall, Middlesex. UB2 5TJ

Alt contact: Marilin Summers 07846 026696


West London Birders Facebook: West London Birders

Join our varied programme to explore the best bird watching sites within a couple hours drive of Ealing. All welcome to share our interest in birds and discover Barn Owls, Kingfishers and Nightingales.
We also organise monthly conservation work parties at RSPB Church Wood reserve in Hedgerley village.

Contact: Nigel Dodd 020 8998 3284 /


West London Ramblers

Varied walks Saturdays, Sundays, some weekdays, usually 6- 12 miles, starting from a railway station, with lunchtime pub stop. New walkers welcome to try a couple of walks before joining Ramblers Association.

Secretary: Martin Harris 020 8863 6523




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Capital Chorus

We sing close-harmony songs in the Barbershop style. We perform at concerts, gigs on request, community events and competitions. We rehearse on Monday nights in West Ealing.

Please come and visit: Google us for the address.

Public Relations Officer: John Beesley 07963 595930 /

Secretary: Michael Crossland 020 8896 2846 /


Ealing Chamber Music Club

Amateur chamber music club which meets monthly at St Mary’s Perivale. Members put together groups to play privately or perform. We do outreach to schools, and have a music library. Guests welcome.

Membership secretary: John Heffernan
  020 3143 3206 /


Ealing Choral Society

Ealing Choral Society has been established for over 40 years and has at present over 90 members. We perform a wide variety of choral works, with professional orchestras and soloists. Our Music Director is Dr. Jonathan Williams. Concerts take place in Ealing and at the Cadogan Hall. Rehearsals in Central Ealing Monday evenings 7.30-9.40pm.

Secretary: Mary Jewkes 07906 774484 /
70 Bushwood Road, Richmond, Surrey. TW9 3BQ
Membership secretary: Sue Jones
  07932 460388 /


Ealing Common Choir

If you have sung on and off all your life, can sing in tune, read music and sight-read a simple line then you’ll enjoy our friendly choir. We give three concerts a year, one per term.

We sing everything from the Brahms Requiem to songs written by living composers.


102 Cleveland Road, Ealing, London. W13 0EL


Ealing Folk Club

Every first Wednesday of the month, in the function room of the Drayton Court Hotel, 2 The Avenue, West Ealing, W3 8PH. Free entry. Listeners, singers, players – all welcome. As long as it’s unplugged, anything goes. See under Blogroll for more information.

Host: Bob Little


Ealing Guitar Classes

Guitar Classes, Weekend Workshops and music events

Guitar teacher: Nev Hawkins 020 8621 3336 / 07906 328273 /


Ealing Junior Music School (EJMS)

EJMS is a Saturday morning music school for 3-18 year olds; we are based at Twyford C of E High School in Acton. We provide individual instrumental tuition on almost every instrument of the orchestra, as well as guitar lessons, in a relaxed and fun environment. We run some 20 orchestras and ensembles and three choirs, including one for parents, along with musicianship classes for our youngest pupils. Parents can relax in the café. Ensemble only pupils are welcome. Sorry, we do not do piano lessons.

Adminstrator: Janine Neye 020 8930 0579 /

4 Ravensbourne Gardens, London. W13 8EW


Ealing Music & Film Festival

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Ealing Symphony Orchestra

Full symphony orchestra giving five main concerts a year and various other musical and social events, with a programme which includes less well-known music alongside the established classics. Rehearsals Thursday evenings in central Ealing.

Secretary: Richard Partridge 020 8567 4075 /

68 Elers Road, West Ealing, London W13 9QD.

Chairman: Jo Boswell


Ealing Youth Orchestra

Rehearsals and 4-5 concerts per year in West London + 3 concerts on annual European tour

Chair: Christopher Brown 07850 595089 /

Audition co-ordinator: Jan Macdonald


Friends of St Mary’s Perivale Music Section

St Mary’s Perivale is a beautiful 12th-century church in Perivale. Redundant in 1972, it has been transformed into an exceptional music venue serving West London, with a reputation for superb concerts given by outstanding musicians. We warmly invite you to visit this wonderful venue. Admission to all concerts is free, with a retiring collection.

Contact details via the EA+L membership secretary on 020 8567 4075


Gregorian Chant: Ealing Abbey Lay Plainchant Choir

Exploring the riches of the Gregorian Chant tradition. New members always welcome. We meet to practice on Wednesday 6.40-8pm. We usually sing at a Parish Liturgy once each month at 12 noon. A group also sings at a local care home monthly.

Director: Fr Peter Burns 020 8862 2100 /

The Hanwell Voice Studio

Singing lessons with a professional opera singer from English National Opera.

Tuition for all vocal styles. Master a solid technique, extend your range, and perform with confidence, whether preparing for performances, auditions or exams, or just for fun.

Beginners and advanced students welcome.

Singing teacher: Lydia Marchione, AGSM 07791 170662


HEOS Musical Theatre

A very friendly and enthusiastic group performing musicals, pantomimes, operettas and revues to a very high standard. New members welcome – no audition to join, and no previous experience necessary. Rehearsals in Northolt, with parking and good transport links

Contact: Margaret Partridge 020 8567 4075 /


Julian Light Operatic Society

Light opera, fun and professional amateurs!

Contact details via the EA+L membership secretary on 020 8567 4075


Love2Sing Choirs

The love2sing Ealing choir is a mixed-ability choir. All are welcome, with no audition. Take part in fun and friendly weekly rehearsals. Make new friends, get involved in your local community, raise money, learn, and love2sing.

Choir conductor: Elizabeth 07989 560603 /


Petros Singers

Petros Singers is a chamber choir of about 35 voices “raising the bar in West London”.

We perform a wide-ranging repertoire at 3 or 4 concerts a year in West and Central London.

Rehearsals are on Tuesdays 8 - 9.45pm in Hammersmith; please contact us if you’d like to join a rehearsal prior to auditioning.

We support The Upper Room. Follow us on Facebook/Twitter.

Publicity officer:

Membership secretary:


The Questors Choir

Affiliated to the Questors Theatre in Ealing, we are a 60-strong mixed-voice choir performing a wide repertory of musical styles.

Secretary: Sara Fulda 020 8816 7734 /

Treasurer: Ann Tierney 020 8816 7734 /

8 Whitehall Road, London. W7 2JE


St Barnabas Church concerts

Contact: Hugh Mather 020 8997 7691 /

23 Amherst Avene, London W13 8NQ

Alt contact: Margaret Lipka 020 8998 4079 /
St. Barnabas Church, Pitshanger Lane, London W5 1QG


West London Sinfonia

Performing an annual series of concerts for the local community

Publicity: Moira Cyriax 020 8997 3540 /

Treasurer: Vivien Karam 020 8399 8635 /


West London Strings

We rehearse in West Kensington near Baron’s Court tube on Monday evenings.
We give two concerts a year – usually in December and July.

Committee member: Sarah Henderson



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The Arts Society Ealing (formerly EDFAS)

A wide range of cultural activities, illustrated lectures, visits and tours

Contact details from the EA+L Membership Secretary on 020 8567 4075


Ealing Music & Film Festival

The Ealing Music and Film Valentine Festival has a local programme to brighten up February’s Dark Days. Ealing is synonymous with music and film, a reputation that our local orchestras and bands, film and TV production has built on and maintains right now in and around the town centre. Now in our fifth year, our annual programme of concerts, films and related events brings all this talent to your doorstep. We hope you will join us and celebrate our continuing tradition…

Provisional Dates for 2017 – Wednesday 8th to Sunday 12th February

Chair: Patrick Chapman  


Himalayan Institute of Yoga Science and Philosophy

Teaching Yoga and meditation

Contact: Lisa Schlotmann
The Quaker Meeting House, 17 Woodville Road, Ealing, London. W5 2SE
  020 8567 8889 /


West London Arts Scene (Ealing Autumn Festival)

Producing, promoting and delivery of the arts, culture, heritage and sciences, and the advancement of education

Contact details withheld.
Please phone the EA+L Membership Secretary on 020 8567 4075