We have fully reopened! Join our classes, now in 4 different levels and following a carefully structured curriculum to quickly give you the skills and confidence to express yourself on the dancefloor. We not only teach tango steps, but also tango music, culture and etiquette. For additional info check our facebook group or Whatsapp us at +44 7891 336575. or check our level guide.
NOTE: you can come with a partner or on your own: it is now allowed to swap partners.
CLASSES – Every Friday in ANGEL
» 7pm-8pm: Beginner class – more info
Complete beginners welcome. Drop-in or with prepaid packages. For those who start their tango journey.
» 8pm-9pm: NEW! Advanced class
In couples only (registration required, contact us). Appropriate for those with solid experience.
SOCIAL – Every Friday in ANGEL
» 9pm-12am: Práctica del Viernes (details)
Practica designed for Advanced dancers.
» Prices and location: see below.
Classes – Every Sunday in ANGEL
» 2pm-3pm: Confident Beginner & Improver class.
For those who understand the tango fundamentals and can pivot, but still need working on technique and communication. Drop-in or with prepaid packages.
» 3pm-4pm: Intermediate class.
For those who proficiently lead and follow more advanced combinations and steps, and are looking to further develop their repertoire and style, and perfect their musicality.
SOCIAL DANCING – Every Sunday in ANGEL
» 4pm-7.30pm: Milonga LOS ANGELITOS, the well known London milonga where everyone is welcome. It is often said it is the friendliest place in the capital :).
» Prices and location: see below.
MILONGA WILL BE CLOSED ON: 26/12/2021
Prices, location and details
» Complete Beginners: £15pp at the door (£14 online)
» Advanced (includes Practica afterwards): £15pp at the door (£14 online)
» PRACTICA only: £10pp (£8 online)
» 1 class: Improver, or Intermediate: £15pp (£14 online)
» Improver + Milonga OR Intermediate + Milonga: £20pp (£19 online)
» Both Improver + Intermediate + Milonga: £25pp (£23 online)
» MILONGA only (3.5 hrs): £12pp (£11 online)
» Resident teachers Paula Duarte & Bruno V Abeele, teaching in London since 2011 and dancing many more decades
» Bruno V Abeele is also the Chairman of the UK Argentine Tango Association (UKATA)
» Occasionally (check our Facebook page): invited teachers
LOCATION: all our events are at the New Unity Hall, 277A Upper Street, Islington, London, N1 2TZ
Closest tube stations: Highbury & Islington; Angel; Essex Road. More information and access map
Precautionary Covid measures (until further notice):
» we will ask participants to either
(1) show their NHS Covid Pass from the NHS App, or
(2) show that they have undertaken a LFT: Lateral Flow Test, or a PCR test. LFT tests are easy to do, painless and free of charge from any pharmacy. This test must be done less than 48 hours before class / Milonga; simply bring your test with you (or the ‘NHS COVID-19 Notification’ SMS/Email confirmation from NHS if you have registered your result).
» we will allow participants to clearly indicate if they are ready to dance with other participants or would rather stay with their partner: if you’d rather stay away from other dancers you can apply a sticker (provided).
» for extra safety we suggest you form groups of 6. Call us/whatsApp ahead (07891 336575) to indicate you will be coming as a group; we will reserve a space for your group.
We will also:
» check your temperature at entrance.
» provide sanitizers.
» maximise air flow circulation and clean common areas with disinfectant.
» show you where you can scan the Track and Trace QR code once at our venue.
These measures will be adapted to regulations and recommendations from the authorities.