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Pan Podium | British Association of Steelbands
The official British Association of Steelbands (BAS) site publishes a magazine filled with useful information on steel pan activities in the UK and around the world. BAS was established in 1995 to represent British steel bands and to further the musical, artistic, educational and social aspects of this art.

Carnival Village
Carnival Village is a centre devoted to Carnival arts, learning and business. Based on two sites at the Tabernacle and Yaa Asantewa in West London, Carnival Village is home to Mangrove, Ebony, Yaa and the Association of British Calypsonians (ABC).

Notting Hill Carnival
Official website offering comprehensive coverage of the biggest Mas carnival in Europe, London's most vibrant celebration of diversity, colour and sound.
The original online resource for the Caribbean community and Caribbean culture in the UK, business and services directory, articles and information.

Mangrove Steel Band
This site is home to world famous Mangrove Steel Band offering steel pan music artists and a range of services.

Ebony Steel Band
Information on the activities of one of Europe's leading steel bands.

Arts Council England
The national development agency for the arts in England, distributing public money from the government and Lottery.

Glissando's web site explains the process of making steel pans.


Pan Trinbago
The world governing body for steel pan and steel bands. Pan news and up to date information on the develolpment of steel pans from Trinidad and Tobago.

Global Carnival Centre
The headquarters for all things carnival from leading carnival expert Pax Nindi. Creative director at UK Centre for Carnival Arts, Vice President at World Carnival Commission and singer-songwriter and producer of Harare Dread.

Pan on the Net
The home of When Steel Talks for all the latest steel pan news. Listen to pan radio and see steel band video clips.

Steelpan (Steel Drums) Information
The one-stop steel pan (steel drums) information site

Panyard Inc
For steel pans, accessories, recordings, and sheet music, this North American company manufactures steel pans.

The Pan Page
A forum in English for the steel pan instrument and steel band enthusiast hosted by Swedish steel band Hot Pans

Pan Jumbie
A web site for pan fans with loads of information on pan around the world.

Pan Round the Neck Band

Pan Round the Neck Band

Pan Podium - BAS

Pan Podium Issue 22

Pan Podium magazine features news and stories on steel bands and arrangers from around the world. It is the official site for BAS - the British Association of Steelbands.

Mangrove Steel Band

Mangrove Steel Band

Mangrove Steel Band formed in 1980 on All Saints Road and is now based at Carnival Village at The Tabernacle in Notting Hill, West London, the home of Europe's largest two day street carnival.