Event 2017-08-17: Salsa at TLC in Southampton on Thursdays!

Tracie's Latin Club run a salsa night every other Thursday at St Barnabas Church Hall, Lodge Road, Southampton SO14 6QS from 7pm to 11pm. Tonight from 8pm-9:30pm the TLC team run the usual salsa lessons. - more details may be seen on the facebook group or the website. I'm not interested in the the  lessons myself so aim to arrive around 9:30pm for the social dancing which for this night is mainly salsa with some bachata and a room dedicated to kizomba lovers behind the stage. The proprietor, Read more [...]
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Event 2017-08-16: Salsa at Irish Club then Drift Bar on Wednesdays!

It's that Irish day again - every week more and more talented salseras turn up and it has becoming almost as good as a London venue in terms of the number of quality of dances I have! This combined with the excellent salsa I'm experiencing at TLC  on Thursdays and Med Bar on Sundays is making my 5 nights of salsa dancing from Wednesday to Sunday more satisfying than ever before! On top of all that it's always good to see my good friend and well known celebrity paratriathlon champion Lauren Steadman there Read more [...]
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Event 2017-08-13: Salsa at Medbar in Southampton on Sundays!

Latino Interactive run a salsa event at Medbar in Southampton every Sunday from 5pm to 10pm. I've been 5 Sundays in a row now and it's definitely on my permanent list for salsa on Sunday and it's getting better and better! Although I had a heavy day and late night on Saturday at A Day with Katie: African Fashion at Kitengé Festival & Salsa Dancing at Salsatricity! after a late night on Friday at Que-Rico at the Bedford in Balham! I had no doubt that I had enough emotional energy for more! Read more [...]
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Event 2017-08-12: A Day with Katie: African Fashion at Kitengé Festival & Salsa Dancing at Salsatricity!

. Heather Ross tagged 7 photos of you! . Salsa dancing with my daughter Katrinah at Salsatricity on Saturday 12th August 2017 after an amazing day at the 5TH KITENGE FESTIVAL UK where Katie was one of the top models!  xxx Read more [...]
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Event 2017-08-11: Que-Rico 2-room monthly party at the Bedford in Balham!

ABOUT THE EVENT Philip Frost and Miguel Mayana run a monthly salsa event at The Bedford in Balham which is one of my favourite venues. The main room for salsa is ideal: wooden dance floor, capacity for 250 dancers, excellent sound system, air conditioning that works and  free parking nearby for 250 cars! There is one other room devoted to kizomba and the event is called Que Rico which means to a Spanish speaking salsa dancer something like: Isn't it wonderful! Above all Read more [...]
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Event 2017-08-10: Salsa & Bachata at TLC in Southampton on Thursdays!

Tracie's Latin Club run a salsa night every other Thursday at St Barnabas Church Hall, Lodge Road, Southampton SO14 6QS from 7pm to 11pm. Tonight features the amazing Joanna Wosk running a bachata session from 7pm to 8pm. Then from 8pm-9:30pm the TLC team run the usual salsa lessons. - more details may be seen on the facebook group or the website. I'm not interested in the the  lessons myself so aim to arrive around 9:30pm for the social dancing which for this night is 50-50 mix of salsa Read more [...]
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Event 2017-08-09: Salsa at Irish Club then Drift Bar on Wednesdays!

It's that Irish day again - every week more and more talented salseras turn up and it has becoming almost as good as a London venue in terms of the number of quality of dances I have! This combined with the excellent salsa I'm experiencing at TLC  on Thursdays and Med Bar on Sundays is making my 5 nights of salsa dancing from Wednesday to Sunday more satisfying than ever before! On top of all that it's always good to see my good friend and well known celebrity paratriathlon champion Lauren Steadman there Read more [...]
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Event 2017-08-06: Salsa at Medbar in Southampton on Sundays!

Latino Interactive run a salsa event at Medbar in Southampton every Sunday from 5pm to 10pm. I've been 4 Sundays in a row now and it is definitely on my permanent list for salsa on Sunday! After a heavy session at  Mambo City 18th Anniversary last night I wondered if I would have enough emotional energy left for dancing but in the event I was in good fettle and ended up leading a very energetic last dance to a fast track with one of my favourite salseras! Another of  my favourite salseras was Read more [...]
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Event 2017-08-04: Salsa at The View in Brighton every first Friday of the month!

 Michelle Balagay was feeling excited with Iryna Andriyevskaand Philip Wake. 18:11   Only hours until dancing time 🎉🎊🎉  Like & Love 5 You, Susi Eveline Vincent, Iryna Andriyevska and 2 others  Philip Wake Salsa at The View Sussex Monthly Latin Party over 2 floors awaits our pleasure!  xx Like 2 18:26  Iryna Andriyevska I just messenged you the same thing! Excited! Like 2 18:31 .  Michelle Read more [...]
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Event 2017-08-03: Salsa at TLC in Southampton on Thursdays!

Tracie's Latin Club run a salsa night every other Thursday at St Barnabas Church Hall, Lodge Road, Southampton SO14 6QS from 7pm to 11pm. From 8pm-9:30pm the TLC team run salsa lessons for all levels - more details may be seen on the facebook group or the website. I'm not interested in the the  lessons myself so aim to arrive around 9:30pm for the social dancing which for this night is mainly salsa with some bachata and a room dedicated to kizomba lovers behind the stage. The Read more [...]
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Event 2017-08-02: Salsa at Irish Club then Drift Bar on Wednesdays!

It's that Irish day again - every week more and more talented salseras turn up and it has becoming almost as good as a London venue in terms of the number of quality of dances I experience! This combined with the excellent salsa I'm experiencing at TLC  on Thursdays and Med Bar on Sundays is making my 5 nights of salsa dancing from Wednesday to Sunday more satisfying than ever before! On top of all that it's always good to see my good friend and well known celebrity paratriathlon champion Lauren Read more [...]
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Event 2017-07-30: Salsa at Medbar in Southampton on Sundays!

Latino Interactive run a salsa event at Medbar in Southampton every Sunday from 5pm to 10pm. I've been 3 Sundays in a row now and it is definitely on my permanent list for salsa on Sunday! After a 99% humidity hot salsa session at ABCD last night it was good to have some wonderful dances with some lovely salseras without looking like we've just been in a shower! Some dances were delicate, some beautiful, some sensual, some strong and some so full of power it nigh blew our socks & stockings off. Had Read more [...]
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Event 2017-07-29: Salsa at ABCD XII – The Summer Madness!

Fadi K runs events called ABCD from time to time - meaning AnyBody Can Dance - and the details of the latest one can be seen on the facebook event. I have been to most of them and would never miss the party night of these superb events for all the coffee in Brazil!  This is where I first met the most charming of all the salseras in the world today: Rasa - before she became world famous and I remember having a glorious salsa dance with her on that occasion and many others since. If you're driving Read more [...]
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Event 2017-07-28: Salsa at Putney on Fridays!

Incognito's Putney Salsa Club at  Dance Lab Ballroom Hall, 63 Upper Richmond Rd, London SW15 2RD - run by Jeff Tarpinian. Superb professional dance floor for 200 dancers with an amazing sound system and air conditioning that works - normally used by Dance Lab for professional ballroom events. Every Friday from 7pm to 11:45pm. £10 for class & club (can get 3 for £24 if you pay in advance) See the facebook event, facebook page or website for details about teachers and classes. Read more [...]
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Event 2017-07-27: Salsa & Bachata at TLC in Southampton on Thursdays!

Tracie's Latin Club run a salsa night every other Thursday at St Barnabas Church Hall, Lodge Road, Southampton SO14 6QS from 7pm to 11pm. Tonight features the amazing Joanna Wosk running a bachata session from 7pm to 8pm. Then from 8pm-9:30pm the TLC team run the usual salsa lessons. More details may be seen on the facebook group or the website. I'm not interested in the the  lessons myself so aim to arrive around 9:30pm for the social dancing which for this night is mainly salsa with Read more [...]
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Event 2017-07-26: Salsa at Irish Club then Drift Bar on Wednesdays!

It's that Irish day again - every week more talented salseras turn up and it's becoming almost as good as a London venue in terms of the number of quality of dances I experience! This combined with the excellent salsa I'm experiencing at TLC  on Thursdays and Med Bar on Sundays is making my 5 nights of salsa dancing from Wednesday to Sunday more satisfying than ever before! On top of all that it's always good to see my good friend and well known celebrity paratriathlon champion Lauren Steadman there Read more [...]
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Event 2017-07-23: Salsa at the Medbar in Southampton on Sundays!

Latino Interactive run a salsa event at the Med Bar in Southampton every Sunday from 5pm to 10pm. I tried it for the first time last Sunday and it was brilliant so I was determined to go again! The lessons start at 5pm and the social dancing at 6pm but 8pm gives me a good 2.5 hours of dancing which is about 2 double shirts worth. I always wear a T-shirt inside my Ghanaian Kente shirt because the first layer absorbs the sweat and passes it slowly to the 2nd layer where it evaporates more efficiently Read more [...]
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Event 2017-07-22: Latin Party in Watford with Rumba Latina!

Rumba Latina‎ are starting up a new monthly venue in Watford at Holywell Community Centre. The first one was on Saturday 22nd July. The venue was excellent and those who attended had a good time but the popular request for local residents is for it to be held on a Friday instead because it suits their family timetables better. The proprietor Patricia Westrop is looking into the possibility of doing so. Venue: Holywell Community Centre,  Watford WD18 9QD Parking: Plenty just by the Read more [...]
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Event 2017-07-21: Salsa at El Grande at Scala on the 3rd Friday of the month!

I always look forward to being part of the biggest and best monthly salsa dancing venue in the UK which is El Grande at Scala from 21:30 to 05:00 - 4 rooms for  salsa, cuban, bachata & kizomba - often attended by more than 1200 dancers! Entry is £10. Please see the facebook event or page for details for tonight but the usual timetable is: 09:00 Doors open 09:30 Lesson at various levels for each dance genre in the 4 rooms 10:30 Social dancing 01:00 (approx) Performances 01:15 (approx) Read more [...]
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Event 2017-07-20: Salsa & Bachata at TLC in Southampton then Salsa at Drift in Southsea!

The plan was to leave TLC around 11:20 and get to Drift by midnight - click here for the route by road but in the event I decided not to go! Tracie's Latin Club run a salsa night every other Thursday at St Barnabas Church Hall, Lodge Road, Southampton SO14 6QS from 7pm to 11pm. Tonight features the amazing Joanna Wosk running a Ladies Styling session from 7pm to 8pm. Then from 8pm-9:30pm the TLC team run the usual salsa lessons. More details may be seen on the facebook group or Read more [...]
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Event 2017-07-19: Salsa at Irish Club then Drift Bar on Wednesdays!

It's that Irish day again - I wonder if there will be as many people as last time - the room was as full as it could be during the lessons and there weren't enough men - which means there were plenty of ladies for me to dance with after the lesson! 😉 Salsa at the Irish Club from 8:30pm-11pm every Wednesday evening! Join Salsa Katanga, Dilshad Hasan ,Andy, Skye and Claire for salsa lessons, with 4 levels from beginner to advanced from 8:30pm or just come social dancing at 9:30pm as I do Great Read more [...]
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Event 2017-07-16: Salsa at the Medbar in Southampton on Sundays!

Latino Interactive run a salsa event at the Med Bar in Southampton every Sunday from 5pm to 10pm. I've been meaning to try it for some time as Tropical Sunday at Drift has been a bit disappointing lately in terms of attendance by good salsa dancers. Having had a good time this week: Event 2017-07-12: Salsa at Irish Club then Drift Bar on Wednesdays! 12th July 2017 Event 2017-07-13: Salsa & Bachata at TLC in Southampton then Salsa at Drift in Southsea! 13th July 2017 Event 2017-07-14: Read more [...]
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Event 2017-07-15: Salsa at the Guildford Saturday Show & Fiesta!

Carlos  & Clare Paz run a monthly salsa fiesta at The Stoke Pub in Guildford on a Saturday. I missed last month because it clashed with Salsa Explosion's La Tasca in Bournemouth on 24th June which happened to be the last Saturday in June but this month it doesn't clash with anything so I was pleased to be able to go to what is always an excellent night of salsa particularly when I noticed that a certain lovely salsera was on the Going list! Karina was in fact there though she arrived late Read more [...]
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Event 2017-07-14: Salsa Bachata Social Club July Party in Reading on Friday!

  Jennifer Benavidez runs events all over the world but this is a monthly event she runs on a Friday at Yates in Reading. For more information see the facebook event. My good friend Tuli Mar is the DJ! Classes for Carribean Dance & Salsa begin at 8pm and the party runs from 10pm to 2am! Please see the facebook event for more information. The dance floor is big enough for 200 dancers and there is an upper level for people to rest in with staircase access from the floor in two places. Read more [...]
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Event 2017-07-13: Salsa & Bachata at TLC in Southampton then Salsa at Drift in Southsea!

Tracie's Latin Club run a bachata & salsa night every other Thursday at St Barnabas Church Hall, Lodge Road, Southampton SO14 6QS from 7pm to 11pm. Tonight the bachata lesson features the lovely Naomi Holloway and her partner Alex Magnusson providing lessons for experienced dancers from 7pm. Then from 8pm-9:30pm the TLC team run the salsa lessons. More details may be seen on the facebook group or the website. I'm not interested in the the  lessons myself so aim to arrive around Read more [...]
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Event 2017-07-12: Salsa at Irish Club then Drift Bar on Wednesdays!

Salsa at the Irish Club from 8:30pm-11pm every Wednesday evening! Join Salsa Katanga, Dilshad Hasan ,Andy, Skye and Claire for salsa lessons, with 4 levels from beginner to advanced from 8:30pm or just come social dancing at 9:30pm as I do Great venue with parking nearby, sprung dance floor, reasonably priced drinks at the bar and a friendly atmosphere. A variety of salsa, bachata, animations and a taste of kizomba are played! 🙂 See more details at on the facebook event, page and group. TIMES 8:15pm Read more [...]
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Event 2017-07-08: Salsatricity at East Barnet on Saturdays!

The name Salsatricity speaks for itself - the atmosphere is always electric at any of the high quality locations they use for their nights full of smiling dancers! See the facebook event or page for more information about the amazing Heather Ross' salsa events. I aim to arrive around 10pm for 3 hours of social dancing after the lessons from 8-10pm! 🙂 See also their website at salsatricity.com. £8 entrance (£5 for students) plus £2 for classes. Read more [...]
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Event 2017-07-07: Salsa at The View in Brighton every first Friday of the month!

Every first Friday of the month there is an excellent salsa event at The View in Brighton run by Carlton Thomas.. The social dancing is from 11pm to 2am which is my interest but the classes which are very professional start at 9pm. Please see the facebook event, the facebook group or the Cuban Vibes website for more details. From the 16th anniversary month they have been opening an extra room downstairs. Upstairs in the Cuban Room they play the very best in Cuban Salsa, Timba, Son, Salsaton Read more [...]
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Event 2017-07-05: Salsa at Irish Club then Drift Bar on Wednesdays!

Salsa at the Irish Club from 8:30pm-11pm every Wednesday evening! Join Salsa Katanga, Dilshad Hasan ,Andy, Skye and Claire for salsa lessons, with 4 levels from beginner to advanced from 8:30pm or just come social dancing at 9:30pm as I do Great venue with parking nearby, sprung dance floor, reasonably priced drinks at the bar and a friendly atmosphere. A variety of salsa, bachata, animations and a taste of kizomba are played! 🙂 See more details at on the facebook event, page and group. TIMES 8:15pm Read more [...]
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Event 2017-07-01: Salsatricity on Saturdays in Hatfield at Hutfield Hall!

The name Salsatricity speaks for itself - the atmosphere is always electric at any of the high quality locations they use for their nights full of smiling dancers! See the facebook page for more information about the amazing Heather Ross and her salsa events. I usually aim to arrive around 10pm for 3 hours of social dancing after the lessons from 8-10pm! 🙂 See also their website at salsatricity.com and read more about the Hutton Hall venue on the University of Hertfordshire website. I count Read more [...]
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Event 2017-06-30: Salsa at Putney on Fridays!

Incognito's Putney Salsa Club at  Dance Lab Ballroom Hall, 63 Upper Richmond Rd, London SW15 2RD - run by Jeff Tarpinian. Superb professional dance floor for 200 dancers with an amazing sound system and air conditioning that works - normally used by Dance Lab for professional ballroom events. Every Friday from 7pm to 11:45pm. £10 for class & club (can get 3 for £24 if you pay in advance) See the facebook event, facebook page or website for details about teachers and classes. Read more [...]
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Event 2017-06-29: Salsa & Bachata at TLC on Thursday with Joanna & Alex!

Tracie's Latin Club run a bachata & salsa night every other Thursday at St Barnabas Church Hall, Lodge Road, Southampton SO14 6QS from 7:30pm to 11pm starring the lovely Joanna Wosk and her partner Alex Magnusson providing the bachata lesson for experienced dancers from 7:30pm. More details may be seen on the the facebook event or the website. I'm not interested in the lessons myself so aim to arrive around 9:30pm for the social dancing which for this night is 50% bachata & 50% salsa Read more [...]
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Event 2017-06-28: Salsa at Irish Club then Drift Bar on Wednesdays!

Salsa at the Irish Club from 8:30pm-11pm every Wednesday evening! Join Salsa Katanga, Dilshad Hasan ,Andy, Skye and Claire for salsa lessons, with 4 levels from beginner to advanced from 8:30pm or just come social dancing at 9:30pm as I do Great venue with parking nearby, sprung dance floor, reasonably priced drinks at the bar and a friendly atmosphere. A variety of salsa, bachata, animations and a taste of kizomba are played! 🙂 See more details at on the facebook event, page and group. TIMES 8:15pm Read more [...]
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Event 2017-06-24: Saturday Salsa Social at La Tasca in Bournemouth!

Enrique Perez & his partner  Rob Carroll run an excellent free evening of salsa at La Tasca on Saturdays once a month from 10pm until 2am. More information may be seen on the facebook event! Although the focus of the event is Cuban salsa there are plenty of ladies attending who can dance cross body though most of the men do lead Cuban style and many of the ladies prefer to dance their salsa in the Cuban way! No problem for me as I dance Puerto Rican Salsa Romantica which means I can Read more [...]
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Event 2017-06-23: Miguel’s birthday party at the Bedford in Balham!

Philip Frost and Miguel Mayana run a monthly salsa event at The Bedford in Balham which is one of my favourite venues but this is a special birthday party night for Miguell. The main room for salsa is ideal: wooden dance floor, capacity for 250 dancers, excellent sound system, air conditioning that works and  free parking nearby for 250 cars! There is one other room devoted to bachata and the event is called Que Rico which means to a Spanish speaking salsa dancer something like: Isn't it Read more [...]
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Event 2017-06-21: Salsa at Irish Club then Drift Bar on Wednesdays!

Salsa at the Irish Club from 8:30pm-11pm every Wednesday evening! Join Salsa Katanga, Dilshad Hasan ,Andy, Skye and Claire for salsa lessons, with 4 levels from beginner to advanced from 8:30pm or just come social dancing at 9:30pm as I do Great venue with parking nearby, sprung dance floor, reasonably priced drinks at the bar and a friendly atmosphere. A variety of salsa, bachata, animations and a taste of kizomba are played! 🙂 See more details at on the facebook event, page and group. TIMES 8:15pm Read more [...]
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Event 2017-06-16: Salsa at El Grande at Scala on the 3rd Friday of the month!

I always look forward to being part of the biggest and best monthly salsa dancing venue in the UK which is El Grande at Scala from 21:30 to 05:00 - 4 rooms for  salsa, cuban, bachata & kizomba - often attended by more than 1200 dancers! Entry is £10. Please see the facebook event or page for details for tonight but the usual timetable is: 09:00 Doors open 09:30 Lesson at various levels for each dance genre in the 4 rooms 10:30 Social dancing 01:00 (approx) Performances 01:15 (approx) Read more [...]
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Event 2017-06-14: Salsa at Irish Club then Drift Bar on Wednesdays!

Salsa at the Irish Club from 8:30pm-11pm every Wednesday evening! Join Salsa Katanga, Dilshad Hasan ,Andy, Skye and Claire for salsa lessons, with 4 levels from beginner to advanced from 8:30pm or just come social dancing at 9:30pm as I do Great venue with parking nearby, sprung dance floor, reasonably priced drinks at the bar and a friendly atmosphere. A variety of salsa, bachata, animations and a taste of kizomba are played! 🙂 See more details at on the facebook event, page and group. TIMES 8:15pm Read more [...]
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SALSA IS ABOUT DANCING IN THE MUSIC – NOT ABOUT MOVES!

I've heard a lot of talk about Cuban, Cross Body, LA, New York & Cali but to me all salsa is the same - it's about how the salsa music makes you want to move and lead your partner so that you both dance on the spur of the musical moment! When I say salsa music I mean music with the underlying 3-2 clavé because without that it does not inspire the quick-quick-slow way of moving that makes a dance become a dream! Also, as my basic salsa steps do not include a break which can be felt by my Read more [...]
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Event 2017-06-10: Salsatricity at East Barnet on Saturdays!

The name Salsatricity speaks for itself - the atmosphere is always electric at any of the high quality locations they use for their nights full of smiling dancers! See the facebook event or page for more information about the amazing Heather Ross' salsa events. I aim to arrive around 10pm for 3 hours of social dancing after the lessons from 8-10pm! 🙂 See also their website at salsatricity.com. £8 entrance (£5 for students) plus £2 for classes. Read more [...]
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Event 2017-06-09: Que-Rico 2-room monthly party at the Bedford in Balham!

Philip Frost and Miguel Mayana run a monthly salsa event at The Bedford in Balham which is one of my favourite venues. The main room for salsa is ideal: wooden dance floor, capacity for 250 dancers, excellent sound system, air conditioning that works and  free parking nearby for 250 cars! There is one other room devoted to bachata and the event is called Que Rico which means to a Spanish speaking salsa dancer something like: Isn't it wonderful! Above all the venue has a friendly atmosphere Read more [...]
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Event 2017-06-07: Salsa at Irish Club then Drift Bar on Wednesdays!

Salsa at the Irish Club from 8:30pm-11pm every Wednesday evening! Join Salsa Katanga, Dilshad Hasan ,Andy, Skye and Claire for salsa lessons, with 4 levels from beginner to advanced from 8:30pm or just come social dancing at 9:30pm as I do Great venue with parking nearby, sprung dance floor, reasonably priced drinks at the bar and a friendly atmosphere. A variety of salsa, bachata, animations and a taste of kizomba are played! 🙂 See more details at on the facebook event, page and group. TIMES 8:15pm Read more [...]
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Event 2017-06-04: Tropical Sunday at the Drift Bar!

Hazel Ashleen Squibb says TROPICAL SUNDAY tonight at Drift! Happy hour until 9pm 🍻 Bachata classes at 7:30pm with Taz 💃🕺 and great Latin music until late with DJunior 🎶 Free entry all night 🙌 Read more [...]
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Event 2017-06-03: Salsa at Twyford – First Saturday Monthly!

Incognito's Twyford Salsa Club at Loddon Hall, Loddon Hall Road, Twyford (nr Reading), RG10 9JA - run by Jeff Tarpinian. Superb professional dance floor for 250 dancers with a professional sound system and air conditioning that works. Every first Saturday of the month from 8:15pm to 1am. £10 for class & club which is usually from 10pm to 1am which is when I go! See the facebook event or website for details about teachers and classes. The social dancing begins at 9:15pm. DJ Read more [...]
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Event 2017-06-02: Salsa at The View in Brighton every first Friday of the month!

Every first Friday of the month there is an excellent salsa event at The View in Brighton run by Carlton Thomas.. The social dancing is from 11pm to 2am which is my interest but the classes which are very professional start at 9pm. Please see the facebook event, the facebook group or the Cuban Vibes website for more details. From this 16th anniversary month they have been opening an extra room downstairs. Upstairs in the Cuban Room they play the very best in Cuban Salsa, Timba, Son, Salsaton Read more [...]
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Event 2017-05-31: Salsa at Irish Club then Drift Bar on Wednesdays!

Salsa at the Irish Club from 8:30pm-11pm every Wednesday evening! Join Salsa Katanga, Dilshad Hasan ,Andy, Skye and Claire for salsa lessons, with 4 levels from beginner to advanced from 8:30pm or just come social dancing at 9:30pm as I do Great venue with parking nearby, sprung dance floor, reasonably priced drinks at the bar and a friendly atmosphere. A variety of salsa, bachata, animations and a taste of kizomba are played! 🙂 See more details at on the facebook event, page and group. TIMES 8:15pm Read more [...]
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Event 2017-05-27: Saturday Salsa Social at La Tasca in Bournemouth!

Enrique Perez & his partner  Rob Carroll run an excellent free evening of salsa at La Tasca on Saturdays once a month from 10pm until 2am. More information may be seen on the facebook event! Although the focus of the even is Cuban salsa there are plenty of ladies attending who can dance cross body though most of the men do lead Cuban style and many of the ladies prefer to dance their salsa in the Cuban way! No problem for me as I dance Puerto Rican Salsa Romantica which means I can dance Read more [...]
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Event 2017-05-26: Salsa at Putney on Fridays!

Incognito's Putney Salsa Club at  Dance Lab Ballroom Hall, 63 Upper Richmond Rd, London SW15 2RD - run by Jeff Tarpinian. Superb professional dance floor for 200 dancers with an amazing sound system and air conditioning that works - normally used by Dance Lab for professional ballroom events. Every Friday from 7pm to 11:45pm. £10 for class & club (can get 3 for £24 if you pay in advance) See the facebook event, facebook page or website for details about teachers and classes. Read more [...]
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Event 2017-05-24: Salsa at Irish Club then Drift Bar on Wednesdays!

Salsa at the Irish Club from 8:30pm-11pm every Wednesday evening! Join Salsa Katanga, Dilshad Hasan ,Andy, Skye and Claire for salsa lessons, with 4 levels from beginner to advanced from 8:30pm or just come social dancing at 9:30pm as I do Great venue with parking nearby, sprung dance floor, reasonably priced drinks at the bar and a friendly atmosphere. A variety of salsa, bachata, animations and a taste of kizomba are played! 🙂 See more details at on the facebook event, page and group. TIMES 8:15pm Read more [...]
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Event 2017-05-19: Salsa at El Grande at Scala on the 3rd Friday of the month!

I always look forward to being part of the biggest and best monthly salsa dancing venue in the UK which is El Grande at Scala from 21:30 to 05:00 - 4 rooms for  salsa, cuban, bachata & kizomba - often attended by more than 1200 dancers! Entry is £10. Please see the facebook event or page for details for tonight but the usual timetable is: 09:00 Doors open 09:30 Lesson at various levels for each dance genre in the 4 rooms 10:30 Social dancing 01:00 (approx) Performances 01:15 (approx) Read more [...]
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Event 2017-05-17: Salsa at Irish Club then Drift Bar on Wednesdays!

Salsa at the Irish Club from 8:30pm-11pm every Wednesday evening! Join Salsa Katanga, Dilshad Hasan ,Andy, Skye and Claire for salsa lessons, with 4 levels from beginner to advanced from 8:30pm or just come social dancing at 9:30pm as I do Great venue with parking nearby, sprung dance floor, reasonably priced drinks at the bar and a friendly atmosphere. A variety of salsa, bachata, animations and a taste of kizomba are played! 🙂 See more details at on the facebook event, page and group. TIMES 8:15pm Read more [...]
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Event 2017-05-12: Que-Rico 2-room monthly party at the Bedford in Balham!

Philip Frost and Miguel Mayana run a monthly salsa event at The Bedford in Balham which is one of my favourite venues. The main room for salsa is ideal: wooden dance floor, capacity for 250 dancers, excellent sound system, air conditioning that works and  free parking nearby for 250 cars! There is one other room devoted to bachata and the event is called Que Rico which means to a Spanish speaking salsa dancer something like: Isn't it wonderful! Above all the venue has a friendly atmosphere Read more [...]
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Event 2017-05-10: Salsa at Irish Club then Drift Bar on Wednesdays!

Salsa at the Irish Club from 8:30pm-11pm every Wednesday evening! Join Salsa Katanga, Dilshad Hasan ,Andy, Skye and Claire for salsa lessons, with 4 levels from beginner to advanced from 8:30pm or just come social dancing at 9:30pm as I do Great venue with parking nearby, sprung dance floor, reasonably priced drinks at the bar and a friendly atmosphere. A variety of salsa, bachata, animations and a taste of kizomba are played! 🙂 See more details at on the facebook event, page and group. TIMES 8:15pm Read more [...]
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Event 2017-05-06: Salsa at Twyford – First Saturday Monthly!

Incognito's Twyford Salsa Club at Loddon Hall, Loddon Hall Road, Twyford (nr Reading), RG10 9JA - run by Jeff Tarpinian. Superb professional dance floor for 250 dancers with a professional sound system and air conditioning that works. Every first Saturday of the month from 8:15pm to 1am. £10 for class & club which is usually from 10pm to 1am which is when I go! See the facebook event or website for details about teachers and classes. The social dancing begins at 9:15pm. DJ Read more [...]
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Event 2017-05-05: Salsa at The View in Brighton every first Friday of the month!

Every first Friday of the month there is an excellent salsa event at The View in Brighton run by Carlton Thomas.. The social dancing is from 11pm to 2am which is my interest but the classes which are very professional start at 9pm. Please see the facebook event, the facebook group or the Cuban Vibes website for more details. From this 16th anniversary month they will be opening an extra room downstairs. Upstairs in the Cuban Room they will be playing the very best in Cuban Salsa, Timba, Read more [...]
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Event 2017-05-03: Salsa at Irish Club then Drift Bar on Wednesdays!

Salsa at the Irish Club from 8:30pm-11pm every Wednesday evening! Join Salsa Katanga, Dilshad Hasan ,Andy, Skye and Claire for salsa lessons, with 4 levels from beginner to advanced from 8:30pm or just come social dancing at 9:30pm as I do Great venue with parking nearby, sprung dance floor, reasonably priced drinks at the bar and a friendly atmosphere. A variety of salsa, bachata, animations and a taste of kizomba are played! 🙂 See more details at on the facebook event, page and group. TIMES 8:15pm Read more [...]
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Event 2017-04-30: Que-Rico monthly party at the Bedford in Balham!

Philip Frost and Miguel Mayana run a monthly salsa event at The Bedford in Balham which is one of my favourite venues. The main room for salsa is ideal: wooden dance floor, capacity for 250 dancers, excellent sound system, air conditioning that works and  free parking nearby for 250 cars! There are two other large rooms devoted to bachata and Cubana and the event is called Que Rico which means to a Spanish speaking salsa dancer something like: Isn't it wonderful! Above all the venue has Read more [...]
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Event 2017-04-29: VIVA CUBA! Afro Cuban & Salsa Party on Saturday in Bournemouth!

Enrique Perez & his partner  Rob Carroll are running VIVA CUBA! Afro Cuban & Salsa Weekend! Bank Holiday, Bournemouth from Friday 28th April 2017 to Sunday 30th and I'm going to the party night at La Tasca from 10:30pm until 2am! Saturday 29th April 10.30pm-2am SALSA SOCIAL CLUB! @La Tasca Bournemouth 23-27 Bourne Ave, Bournemouth BH2 6DT DJ ENRIQUE SALSA / BACHATA, KIZOMBA & LATIN MUSIC Free entry All night, Plenty animation & More! Please Read more [...]
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Event: 2017-04-28: Latin Vibes at Tiger Tiger Portsmouth!

Alberto Baucis, Marcos Baucis & Cassandra Lheram are hosting Latin Vibes at Tiger Tiger in Portsmouth at Gunwharf Quays, Gunwharf Rd, PO1 3TP from 10pm until 3am though you shouldn't expect anybody to turn up until 11pm and it will be crowded - events at Tiger Tiger in Portsmouth always are! Read more [...]
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Event 2017-04-26: Salsa at Irish Club then Drift Bar on Wednesdays!

Salsa at the Irish Club from 8:30pm-11pm every Wednesday evening! Join Salsa Katanga, Dilshad Hasan ,Andy, Skye and Claire for salsa lessons, with 4 levels from beginner to advanced from 8:30pm or just come social dancing at 9:30pm as I do Great venue with parking nearby, sprung dance floor, reasonably priced drinks at the bar and a friendly atmosphere. A variety of salsa, bachata, animations and a taste of kizomba are played! 🙂 See more details at on the facebook event, page and group. TIMES 8:15pm Read more [...]
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Event 2017-04-22: Salsa Monthly Fiesta at Guildford on Saturdays!

Carlos Paz runs a monthly salsa fiesta at The Stoke Pub in Guildford on a Saturday. I haven't been for ages but decided to give it another go tonight as there was nothing else on in London that wasn't twice as far away from where I live in Gosport! I'm glad I did because I had a wonderful time - well worth the 50 miles journey - in fact I would have traveled 200 miles to dance with the lady in red. See more information on the facebook event or group. Read more [...]
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Event 2017-04-21: Salsa at El Grande at Scala on the 3rd Friday of the month!

I always look forward to being part of the biggest and best monthly salsa dancing venue in the UK which is El Grande at Scala from 21:30 to 05:00 - 4 rooms for  salsa, cuban, bachata & kizomba - often attended by more than 1200 dancers! Entry is £10. Please see the facebook event or page for details for tonight but the usual timetable is: 09:00 Doors open 09:30 Lesson at various levels for each dance genre in the 4 rooms 10:30 Social dancing 01:00 (approx) Performances 01:15 (approx) Read more [...]
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Event 2017-04-19: Salsa at Irish Club then Drift Bar on Wednesdays!

Salsa at the Irish Club from 8:30pm-11pm every Wednesday evening! Join Salsa Katanga, Dilshad Hasan ,Andy, Skye and Claire for salsa lessons, with 4 levels from beginner to advanced from 8:30pm or just come social dancing at 9:30pm as I do Great venue with parking nearby, sprung dance floor, reasonably priced drinks at the bar and a friendly atmosphere. A variety of salsa, bachata, animations and a taste of kizomba are played! 🙂 See more details at on the facebook event, page and group. TIMES 8:15pm Read more [...]
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Event 2017-04-15: Salsatricity on Saturdays – in Hatfield at Hutfield Hall – Easter Purple Party!

The name Salsatricity speaks for itself - the atmosphere is always electric at any of the high quality locations they use for their nights full of smiling dancers! See the facebook page for more information about the amazing Heather Ross and her salsa events. I usually aim to arrive around 10pm for 3 hours of social dancing after the lessons from 8-10pm! 🙂 See also their website at salsatricity.com and read more about the Hutton Hall venue on the University of Hertfordshire website. £8 Read more [...]
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Event 2017-04-14: Salsa at Putney on Fridays!

Incognito's Putney Salsa Club at  Dance Lab Ballroom Hall, 63 Upper Richmond Rd, London SW15 2RD - run by Jeff Tarpinian. Superb professional dance floor for 200 dancers with an amazing sound system and air conditioning that works - normally used by Dance Lab for professional ballroom events. Every Friday from 7pm to 11:45pm. £10 for class & club (can get 3 for £24 if you pay in advance) See the facebook event, facebook page or website for details about teachers and classes. Read more [...]
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Event 2017-04-12: Salsa at Bar So Bournemouth on Wednesdays!

Enrique Perez & his partner  Rob Carroll run an excellent evening of salsa at Bar So in Bournemouth every Wednesday. There are  bachata workshops from 7:30pm to 8:30pm followed by Cuban salsa workshops from 8:45pm until 10:15pm.  All levels are catered for with  the one and only Moe Flex providing the advanced level for bachata & salsa.  The workshops are followed by social dancing until1am with an excellent selection of good salsa music by DJ Enrique which will motivate you to Read more [...]
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Event 2017-04-07: Salsa at The View in Brighton every first Friday of the month

Every first Friday of the month there is an excellent salsa event at The View in Brighton run by Carlton Thomas.. The DJ is usually Salsa Katanga who always provides a good mix of salsa music for all tastes. The social dancing is theoretically from 11pm to 2am which is my interest (though the lesson is more likely to finish around 11:30pm) but if you need to attend the classes which are very professional they start at 9pm. Please see the facebook event, the facebook group or the Cuban Vibes Read more [...]
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Event 2017-04-05: Salsa at Irish Club then Drift Bar on Wednesdays!

Salsa at the Irish Club from 8:30pm-11pm every Wednesday evening! Join Salsa Katanga, Dilshad Hasan ,Andy, Skye and Claire for salsa lessons, with 4 levels from beginner to advanced from 8:30pm or just come social dancing at 9:30pm as I do Great venue with parking nearby, sprung dance floor, reasonably priced drinks at the bar and a friendly atmosphere. A variety of salsa, bachata, animations and a taste of kizomba are played! 🙂 See more details at on the facebook event, page and group. TIMES 8:15pm Read more [...]
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Event 2017-04-03: Salsa & Bachata at Drift on Mondays!

Dilshad runs salsa & bachata lessons followed by social dancing at Drift every Monday from 8pm to 1am - I usually arrive around 9:30 for the bachata lesson - usually have a couple of salsa dances before it begins TIMES 8:30pm: Rueda de Casino (Cuban) salsa class for experienced dancers  - Salsa Katanga runs a beginners salsa class - I sometimes help out if they're short of a man 9:30pm: Bachata classes for experienced dancers - Salsa Katanga runs a beginners bachata Read more [...]
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Event 2017-04-01: TCL/Alchemy Salsa Social on Saturday!

Tracie's Latin Club and the world famous Alchemy Dance Company run a joint Saturday Salsa Social at St Barnabas Church Hall, Lodge Road, Southampton SO14 6QS on occasional Saturdays from 8pm to 1am.  I always go if I can because there are always plenty of good dancers there from far and wide to give me the kind of quality dances I enjoy so much as well as some fun dances! It's even better than Caliente on alternate Fridays because it attracts fans of the world famous professionals Marchant Read more [...]
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Event 2017-03-29: Salsa at the Irish Club on Wednesdays!

Salsa at the Irish Club from 8:30pm-11pm every Wednesday evening! Join Salsa Katanga, Dilshad Hasan ,Andy, Skye and Claire for salsa lessons, with 4 levels from beginner to advanced from 8:30pm or just come social dancing at 9:30pm as I do Great venue with parking nearby, sprung dance floor, reasonably priced drinks at the bar and a friendly atmosphere. A variety of salsa, bachata, animations and a taste of kizomba are played! 🙂 See more details at on the facebook event, page and group. TIMES 8:15pm Read more [...]
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Event 2017-03-27: Salsa & Bachata at Drift on Mondays!

Dilshad runs salsa & bachata lessons followed by social dancing at Drift every Monday from 8pm to 1am - I usually arrive around 9:30 for the bachata lesson - usually have a couple of salsa dances before it begins TIMES 8:30pm: Rueda de Casino (Cuban) salsa class for experienced dancers  - Salsa Katanga runs a beginners salsa class - I sometimes help out if they're short of a man 9:30pm: Bachata classes for experienced dancers - Salsa Katanga runs a beginners bachata Read more [...]
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Event 2017-03-25: Salsa Monthly Fiesta at Guildford on Saturdays!

Carlos Paz runs a monthly salsa fiesta at The Stoke Pub in Guildford on a Saturday. I haven't been for ages but decided to give it another go tonight as there was nothing else on in London that wasn't twice as far away from where I live in Gosport! I'm glad I did because I had a wonderful time - well worth the 50 miles journey - in fact I would have traveled 200 miles to dance with the lady in red. See more information on the facebook event or group. Read more [...]
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Event 2017-03-24: Salsa at Putney on Fridays!

Incognito's Putney Salsa Club at  Dance Lab Ballroom Hall, 63 Upper Richmond Rd, London SW15 2RD - run by Jeff Tarpinian. Superb professional dance floor for 200 dancers with an amazing sound system and air conditioning that works - normally used by Dance Lab for professional ballroom events. Every Friday from 7pm to 11:45pm. £10 for class & club See the facebook event, facebook page or website for details about teachers and classes. The social dancing begins at 9pm. Close to Read more [...]
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Event 2017-03-22: Salsa at the Irish Club on Wednesdays!

Salsa at the Irish Club from 8:30pm-11pm every Wednesday evening! Join Salsa Katanga, Dilshad Hasan ,Andy, Skye and Claire for salsa lessons, with 4 levels from beginner to advanced from 8:30pm or just come social dancing at 9:30pm as I do Great venue with parking nearby, sprung dance floor, reasonable drinks, and a friendly atmosphere. A variety of salsa, bachata, animations and a taste of kizomba are played! 🙂 See more details at on the facebook event, page and group. TIMES 8:15pm Read more [...]
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Event 2017-03-20: Salsa & Bachata at Drift on Mondays!

Dilshad runs salsa & bachata lessons usually with the able assistance of the gorgeous Naomi Holloway followed by social dancing at Drift every Monday from 8pm to 1am. TIMES 8:30pm: Rueda de Casino (Cuban) salsa classes for all levels 9:30pm: Bachata classes for all levels 10:30pm: Social dancing - salsa (cross body & Cuban), bachata, merengue, kizomba and animations 1am: Close COST 1 class is £4 2 classes are £6 Social dancing is free whether you've done Read more [...]
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Event 2017-03-18: Salsa Party at the Bedford in Balham – Luscious Ladies & Leprechauns!

Liz invited me to her yearly party at The Bedford in Balham at Que Rico last Friday. I had not seen her for years so it was good to meet again and to be invited to her party which I was determined to attend. The main room for dancing is ideal: wooden dance floor, capacity for 250 dancers, excellent sound system, air conditioning that works and  free parking nearby for 250 cars! Admission is £8 which includes a generous buffet and two tickets for the draw. Timetable 8pm: Opens   3am: Read more [...]
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Event 2017-03-17: Salsa at El Grande at Scala on the 3rd Friday of the month!

I always look forward to being part of the biggest and best monthly salsa dancing venue in the UK which is El Grande at Scala from 21:30 to 05:00 - 4 rooms for  salsa, cuban, bachata & kizomba - often attended by more than 1200 dancers! Entry is £10. Please see the facebook event or page for details for tonight but the usual timetable is: 09:00 Doors open 09:30 Lesson at various levels for each dance genre in the 4 rooms 10:30 Social dancing 01:00 (approx) Performances 01:15 (approx) Read more [...]
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Event 2017-03-15: Salsa at the Irish Club on Wednesdays!

Salsa at the Irish Club from 8:30pm-11pm every Wednesday evening! Join Salsa Katanga, Dilshad Hasan ,Andy, Skye and Claire for salsa lessons, with 4 levels from beginner to advanced from 8:30pm or just come social dancing at 9:30pm as I do Great venue with parking nearby, sprung dance floor, reasonable drinks, and a friendly atmosphere. A variety of salsa, bachata, animations and a taste of kizomba are played! 🙂 See more details at on the facebook event, page and group. TIMES 8:15pm Read more [...]
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Event 2017-03-13: Salsa & Bachata at Drift on Mondays!

Dilshad runs salsa & bachata lessons with the able assistance of the gorgeous Naomi Holloway followed by social dancing at Drift every Monday from 8pm to 1am. TIMES 8:30pm: Rueda de Casino (Cuban) salsa classes for all levels 9:30pm: Bachata classes for all levels 10:30pm: Social dancing - salsa (cross body & Cuban), bachata, merengue, kizomba and animations 1am: Close COST 1 class is £4 2 classes are £6 Social dancing is free whether you've done lessons Read more [...]
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Event 2017-03-11: Salsatricity at East Barnet on Saturdays!

The name Salsatricity speaks for itself - the atmosphere is always electric at any of the high quality locations they use for their nights full of smiling dancers! See the facebook event or page for more information about the amazing Heather Ross' salsa events. I aim to arrive around 10pm for 3 hours of social dancing after the lessons from 8-10pm! 🙂 See also their website at salsatricity.com. £8 entrance (£5 for students) plus £2 for classes. Read more [...]
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Event 2017-03-10: Que-Rico 3-room monthly party at the Bedford in Balham!

Philip Frost and Miguel Mayana run a monthly salsa event at The Bedford in Balham which is one of my favourite venues. The main room for salsa is ideal: wooden dance floor, capacity for 250 dancers, excellent sound system, air conditioning that works and  free parking nearby for 250 cars! There are two other large rooms devoted to bachata and Cubana and the event is called Que Rico which means to a Spanish speaking salsa dancer something like: Isn't it wonderful! Above all the venue has Read more [...]
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Event 2017-03-08: Salsa at the Irish Club on Wednesdays!

Salsa at the Irish Club from 8:30pm-11pm every Wednesday evening! Join Salsa Katanga, Dilshad Hasan ,Andy, Skye and Claire for salsa lessons, with 4 levels from beginner to advanced from 8:30pm or just come social dancing at 9:30pm as I do Great venue with parking nearby, sprung dance floor, reasonable drinks, and a friendly atmosphere. A variety of salsa, bachata, animations and a taste of kizomba are played! 🙂 See more details at on the facebook event, page and group. TIMES 8:15pm Read more [...]
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Event 2017-03-06: Salsa & Bachata at Drift on Mondays!

Dilshad runs salsa & bachata lessons with the able assistance of the gorgeous Naomi Holloway followed by social dancing at Drift every Monday from 8pm to 1am. TIMES 8:30pm: Rueda de Casino (Cuban) salsa classes for all levels 9:30pm: Bachata classes for all levels 10:30pm: Social dancing - salsa (cross body & Cuban), bachata, merengue, kizomba and animations 1am: Close COST 1 class is £4 2 classes are £6 Social dancing is free whether you've done lessons Read more [...]
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Event 2017-03-04: La Vida Loca Carnaval Edition!

Dale Afro Latin Entertainment is running a La Vida Loca Carnaval Edition! to celebrate one year of La Vida Loca on Saturday 4th March  from 9:30pm-3am at The Lounge, 1 Granada Road, Southsea PO4 0SY Parking is awful nearby so get there early if you want to find a space but there is a 3 hour limitation on most nearby spaces and it is rumoured that there are 24 hour parking attendants out to get you! There will be an inspired mixture of Afro Latin music to keep you dancing all night. Tickets Read more [...]
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Event 2017-03-03: Salsa at The View in Brighton every first Friday of the month

Every first Friday of the month there is an excellent salsa event at The View in Brighton run by Carlton Thomas.. The star of the event is Salsa Katanga. The social dancing is from 11pm to 2am which is my interest but if you need to attend the classes which are very professional they start at 9pm. Please see the facebook event, the facebook group or the Cuban Vibes website for more details. Read more [...]
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Event 2017-03-01: Salsa at the Irish Club on Wednesdays!

Salsa at the Irish Club from 8:30pm-11pm every Wednesday evening! Join Salsa Katanga, Dilshad Hasan ,Andy, Skye and Claire for salsa lessons, with 4 levels from beginner to advanced from 8:30pm or just come social dancing at 9:30pm as I do Great venue with parking nearby, sprung dance floor, reasonable drinks, and a friendly atmosphere. A variety of salsa, bachata, animations and a taste of kizomba are played! 🙂 See more details at on the facebook event, page and group. TIMES 8:15pm Read more [...]
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