Ealing Festival



Saturday/Sunday 13/14 May and Saturday/Sunday 20/21 May
Section leader: Gill Rowley, 3 Gordon Road, Ealing W5 2AD
Email: glrowley@gmail.com

Venue: St Mary's Church, Perivale Lane, UB6 8SS. It is close to Western Avenue (A40), near the Hoover building, but on the opposite side of the road. The church is at the end of Perivale Lane, off Argyle Road, on the right-hand side of the road, opposite the Premier Inn, about 70 yards down a cycle path. There is ample free parking on Perivale Lane. The church is a 10-minute walk from Perivale tube station (Central line), via a footbridge over Western Avenue. Buses to the church include nos. 95 (along Western Avenue), and 297 and E5 (along Argyle Road).


Sunday 9 to Thursday 13 April
Section leaders: Amanda Gregorian and Yvonne Baisden, 29 Clitherow Road, Brentford, Middx TW8 9JT
Email: ealingdancefestival@hotmail.com

Venue: St Benedict's School, 54 Eaton Rise, Ealing W5 2ES. Entrance for dance is on Marchwood Crescent. Ample parking available on school premises. Nearest station is Ealing Broadway (rail and Underground). School is served by E2, E9 and 226 buses.

INSTRUMENTAL (strings, woodwind and brass)

6, 13 and 20 May (all Saturdays)
Section administrator: Mrs Patricia Gillett, 51 Park View Road, Ealing, W5 2JF
Email: alan@grampa.demon.co.uk
Venue: Ealing Green Church Hall, High Street, Ealing W5 5QT is at the end of the High Street (off Ealing Broadway), facing Ealing Green. The hall, behind the church, is 8–10 minutes’ walk from Ealing Broadway Station. The 65 bus route passes the door. There is limited meter parking on the roads, and a multi-storey car park just round the corner, approached from The Grove.


Saturday/Sunday 22/23 April (juniors); Saturday/Sunday 29/30 April (seniors)
Section leader: Carole McDonnell, 115 Twickenham Road, Isleworth TW7 6AW
Email: ealingvocalfestival@hotmail.com

Venue: All Hallows' Church, 72 Horsenden Lane North, Greenford UB6 0PD (with ample free car parking in surrounding roads).
Nearest station is Sudbury Hill (Piccadilly Line) then a 10-minute walk or H17 bus to the Ridding Lane stop on Whitton Avenue East. Buses along Whitton Avenue East are H17 (Wembley Central to Harrow Bus Station) and 487 (Harlesden to South Harrow Station).
From Greenford Station (Central Line) there is the 92 bus to the Gainsborough Gardens stop on Greenford Road, then a 5-minute walk along Horsenden Lane North. The 92 bus goes from Ealing Hospital to St Raphael’s North via Greenford Station, Greenford Road and Wembley Central.


Saturday/Sunday 6/7 May
Section leader: Anne Hawkins, 21 Old Manor Drive, Isleworth, Middx TW7 7NN
Email: annehawkins21@yahoo.co.uk

Venue: Dormers Wells Junior School, Dormers Wells Lane, Southall UB1 3HX (car parking available). To get to the school from Ealing Broadway, take a 207 or 427 bus. From Southall railway station the school is 8–10 minutes' walk.


Ealing Arts and Leisure, an umbrella organisation for arts and leisure activities throughout the Borough, can be found at www.ealingarts.org.uk

JESTA (Junior ESTA) is part of the British branch of the European String Teachers’ Association. Find its ‘survival guide for young string players’ at www.jesta.org.uk