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Hillingdon has a vibrant and busy arts scene, with a huge number of events, shows, projects and activities happening all year round throughout the borough. From carnivals and festivals to theatre and film competitions, exhibitions, guided tours and workshops, there is something for all ages and tastes in the mix.

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Artist and serving RAF airwoman
The Council is pleased to be supporting a brand new exhibition of work by artist and serving RAF Airwoman Sara Waymont.
Sample the best of our local musical and literary talents with our handpicked selection of performers, or if you're feeling brave, sign up on the night for a floorspot to perform.
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Find out how to apply for arts grant funding available for individuals and groups
Arts in Hillingdon
Interested in the arts? We run a full arts development programme, with all sorts of projects, events and opportunities for those who are looking to get involved.
A partnership project between Hillingdon Council and Hillingdon Carer, funded by a grant from social services.
Artsweek is an annual borough wide, arts festival. Whether you are into music, dance, film, literature, theatre, comedy or visual arts.
Around 9,000 people flocked to Barra Hall Park to enjoy the 2014 Hayes Carnival in gorgeous sunshine.
Our much loved medieval festival celebrated the long history of the Manor Farm site.
BigFest 2014 brought all the curiosities and delights of a travelling show alongside the magic of street performance.