The UKs National Steelband competition is back!

We’re delighted to announce the return of the UK National Panorama Steelband Competition to the Emslie Horniman’s Pleasance Park. An event that will bring together a medley of NHC elements all in one day ending with the crescendo that is Panorama!

The UK National Panorama Steelband Competition is an annual steel pan event and is the most respected and anticipated outside of the Caribbean.

Saturday 24th August 2024

Emslie Horniman’s Pleasance Park, Kensal Road, W10
4pm – Midnight

There will be food stalls and bars, large screens, and NHC DJs throughout the day bringing you the sounds of Carnival. This is a family day like no other! Panorama will be the grand finale for the day’s activities…. six titans of UK steel bands will go head to head for the coveted title of Panorama Champions 2023. Winners will be announced on the night and a celebratory DJ set to continue the good vibes.

  • Ebony Steelband (Defending champions)
  • Croydon Steel Orchestra
  • Mangrove Steelband Ebony Steelband
  • Metronomes Steel Orchestra
  • Pan Nation
  • Real Steel

Money raised from the sale of tickets will be split amongst the performing bands. NHCL is committed to supporting and increasing appreciation of Carnival Arts at every opportunity and we encourage you to do so too. By buying a ticket for this event you are helping the bands to practice throughout the year, and showing that you value the arts.