Southlands Arts Centre. The home of Yiewsley and West Drayton’s creative community.
Southlands Arts Centre is based at a wonderful Queen Anne Grade 2 listed building with extensive, beautiful grounds. Most of the grounds is left for wildlife to thrive, while the gardens are well tendered. All open to the public. It’s also the perfect backdrop for all arts and crafts, and has been the fuel behind many talented artists since the centre was first established in the 1960’s.
The centre is also used by dozens of cultural groups engage in cultural activities across the fine arts, film, drama, music, photography, literature, crafts and design.
We are well known for the high quality of our exhibitions we hold throughout the year. Southlands Arts attract some fantastic artists (Some local) who regularly exhibit their work at the centre. We are also the home for The West London Photo Exhibition and Southlands Live, and we hold seasonal Craft Markets.
Southlands has been renowned for its fine arts exhibitions since the 1960s and we continue to be proud to showcase professional and up and coming talent.
Our exhibitions diary includes multi-media exhibitions curated by our teams; guest exhibitors; dynamic photography exhibitions and young people’s art exhibitions.
Yiewsley and West Draytons prestigious day fest. SouthlandsLIVE had its fifth year in 2017. It is a fantastic event for music lovers of all ages. With varied music styles from folk, rock and mainstream. Enjoy live music from talented musicians and singer songwriters, all with local connections, in the beautiful grounds of Southlands Arts Centre.
We also put on a bar, bbq and craft and fashion stalls to keep you entertained throughout the day.
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We host a wide range of craft events and activities using the creativity of local groups and practitioners. Jewellery, pottery, wood turning and textiles are amongst the craft forms on show throughout the year.
If you would like to get involved, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
We love photography at Southlands. We have a very friendly club that meets once a month. We go on photo trips, we get to photograph events at the centre. We also home The West London Exhibition, show casing the fantastic photography, many from within our community. Click here to see some of the Exhibition Photos
Starting a group
Do you want to start a group? But not sure how to do it? We have a dedicated team at Southlands, and happy to help you set up.
Simply fill out a form, tell us about your idea, and we’ll help you through the process.
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Find out more about the events we hold annually here. Add a date in your diary.