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Free beginners’ salsa

Posted on March 28, 2011

For the next two weeks, free beginners’ salsa classes are being held at venues across London.


On Mondays and Thursdays, starting with March 28, beginners can dance free at El Penol Club, Brixton Road. There are more free classes on Fridays at Fiesta Havana, Fullham Road and at The Cuban, Moorgate on Saturdays. For the classes at El Penol, you will need to bring a printout of the offer. To print, and for full venue details, see .


This Wednesday, live band Jucumari return to The Cuban, Moorgate, with salsa classes from 7pm and a party until late. The Highlight Bar, Clapham Junction, will hold a new advanced salsa class every Tuesday, taught by Nicolas and Liz.

Zoë was born in Edinburgh, and saw her first dance performances at the Festival there. She is the dance critic of The Independent, and has also written for The Independent on Sunday, The Scotsman and Dancing Times. In 2002, she received her doctorate from the University of York for a thesis on “Nationhood and epic romance: Ariosto, Sidney, Spenser”. She is the author of The Royal Ballet: 75 Years and The Ballet Lover’s Companion.

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