Ealing is a busy town centre with a good array of bars, shops and restaurants. It's also well liked for its number of parks and open spaces, the best-known Walpole Park holds a number of events every summer including the Ealing Jazz Festival and Ealing Comedy Festival.
Local attractions in Ealing
PM Gallery & House
PM Gallery & House comprises of the Grade I listed Pitzhanger Manor-House, and PM Gallery, West London's premier professional contemporary arts venue.
A wide array of summer events every year including a carnival, comedy, opera, global music, blues, and a jazz festival.
Ealing's premier park which hosts jazz and comedy festivals during the summer. Features a rose garden, water garden, ornamental pond, and Pitshanger Manor Museum.
Watch the wildlife or take a pleasant walk beside the River Brent. Sport enthusiasts can make use tennis, football or bowls facilities and golfers can tee-off over on the adjacent Ealing golf course.
Find out about other parks in Ealing.
Gurnell Leisure Centre
Swimming pools, dance studio, gym, classes and outdoor facilities (managed in partnership with Greenwich Leisure Limited (GLL)).
Ealing Farmers Market
Takes place every Saturday in West Ealing.
West Ealing Craft Market
A wide variety of arts and crafts on sale including handmade jewellery, gifts and cards.
The largest community theatre in Europe, Questors has a season of around twenty shows a year, a variety of courses and workshops, and a regular programme of visiting companies.
History of Ealing
The building of the Great Western Railway in the 1830s led to huge changes for this once quiet parish.