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We add new lisitings all the time, so please keep checking back! We’re looking for YOUR pithy reviews and we’ll post ‘em here.  Promoters: please send in your listing and we’ll post here too. While we try to ensure all listings are up to date, please contact the clubs before you go to make sure! Ed. London Salsa most recent post,
Wednesday 23 July 2008 by Kid Kuba.

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Mondays

Woking Leisure Centre Woking Park
Kingfield Road
Woking
GU22 9BA

Salsa in Woking, cost £7 for classes and £5 for Students: 7:45pm until 8:45pm Beginners 8:45pm until 9:45 pm Improvers. Zia Tasker (Salsa Soul) Contact 07738006471

Monday

Mandela Hall
Sussex University Falmer

Salsa in Falmer @ Mandela Hall, Sussex University, Falmer (Term-time only) £3 (Students with ID) £5 Non-Students 8-9pm Beginners 9-10pm Intermediate
10-10.20pm Practice and Freestyle Cubashe Dance Promotions 01273 430918/07884243841
www.cubashe.co.uk for more.

Monday

GRASSHOPPER INN (Every Monday)
Moorehouse (A25)
Westerham
Kent/Surrey
TN16 2EU

Salsa in Westerham with Simply Salsa & Salsa Wild, with lessons from 7.30 for all levels – wooden dance floor and FREE CLUB. 7.30pm Beg/Imp lessons with Phil, Mandy & Dave 8.30pm Int/Adv with Frank Santos & Natalie Club till late. Price £7.00 / Free club entry
www.simplysalsauk.co.uk / www.salsawild.co.uk for more.

Monday

Salsa CD
Bickley School of Dance
St Augustines Avenue Bickley
Bromley
BR2 8AG

Salsa on Mondays at the Bickley School of Dance, St Augustines Avenue, Bickley, Bromley BR2 8AG. Tel: 020 8402 7778/07919152763 Email: info@salsacd.com or visit: www.salsacd.com for more. Listing posted 27.9.06

Monday
LAUNCH
14th April 2008

Salsa Classes & Club
The Horse Bar
124 Westminster Bridge Road
London SE1

Salsa with Style Launches at the Horse Bar, 124 Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1. Weekly Salsa and Rueda classes every Monday beginners 7.30pm-8.15pm and improvers 8.30pm-9.30pm. Nearest BR/tube: Waterloo and Lambeth North, 30 seconds from Lambeth North Tube, 5 mins from Waterloo, walk to the end of Lower Marsh and turn left. Call: 07979 280283 for more. Beginners welcome, no partner necessary. Friendly vibe, food and drinks available. Price: £6 for 1 class, £8 for 2 classes.                                 posted 3rd April 08

 

La Tasca
52a High Street Kingston
KT1 1EU

Salsa at the La Tasca, 52a High Street, Kingston KT1 1EU. 8-9pm All levels Salsa Class (Cuban Style)
9pm onwards Music/Dancing, plus a Rueda de la Casino class. £6 or £8 for both classes Friendly, sociable class Cuban salsa  and music in Spanish restaurant with wooden floor.

Monday
UPDATED           

Queen Salsa @
Finchley United Services Club
307 Ballards Lane
(Corner with Dale Grove)
NORTH FINCHLEY
London N12 8LY
(Tally Ho Corner)

Salsa in North Finchley with Mina of "Queen Salsa". Beginners Salsa Class: 8pm-9.15pm (incl. Footwork) Intermediates / Advanced: 9.30pm-10.30pm (incl. Footwork & Styling) Dancing til 11.30pm. £6 per class / £10 for two Tel: 07958 578 962 (Mina). Email: mina@queensalsa.com Website: www.queensalsa.com posted 10 Jan 2007

Monday
 NEW LISTING

QUE PASA – STAINES Tilly’s Lane West
Two Rivers
Staines
TW18 4BL

Salsa in Staines in a Spanish themed restaurant, eat Tapas and enjoy the 2 for 1 cocktails every Monday.
With Latin Instructor Carlos Paz, Classes Level 1 (Beg) + Level 3 (Int) at 8pm – 9pm / Level 2 (Imp) /           Club 9pm – 11pm, £6 per class & Club / £5 Students and over 50’s Courses – Pre-book 10 for the price of 8 vouchers.
www.mundolatinouk.com Tel: 07775 624089

Monday

Salsa In The City
Agenda Bar
Minster Court,
3 Mincing Lane
London EC3R 7AA

 

Best Salsa dance classes in the City. Class from 6.00 - 7.00pm (Beginners & Intermediates) and 7.15 - 8.15pm (Improvers + & Advanced), followed by free club til 11.00. See www.bestsalsa.co.uk or email: boogaloobarry@yahoo.co.uk
Call: 07960 340479

 

Monday

Santa Fe Restaurant
Bluewater
Shopping Centre
Greenhithe
Kent DA9 9ST

Monday Salsa Classes in Greenhithe, plus club. Lessons start at 7.30pm with new partnership SalsaCD and Salsa South Connection. See home page for more.

Monday

SALSA @ THE WARWICK
1-3 Warwick St
SW1R 5WA

Salsa classes in SW1 with Salsoteca. Times: 8.00pm-9.00pm More: www.salsoteca.com

Monday

Banana Republica @ The Con Club
25 North Street
Hornchurch
RM11 1RS

Salsa classes in Havering with Wolfie & Sue. Classes at 4 levels; 8.00pm beginners and intermediates, 9.00pm improvers and advanced. Entry including 1 lesson £6.50, free entry after 21:30 tel: 07825 086092 www.bananarepublica.co.uk salsa@bananarepublica.fsnet.co.uk

Monday

Salsa Dance Club **
Royston Ballroom
Royston Road
Penge    SE20
 

Salsa dance classes in Penge and club, beginners/advanced beginners 7.30pm, improvers and intermediate/advanced 8.30, club ‘til 11.00. Price: £5.00 per class. Call: 07957 644979 or 07814 579562. Nearest BR stations, Kent House and Clock House; tram stop, Beckenham Road.
Great ballroom floor weirdly located in the back of beyond, cheap drinks, easy parking, voted best nite out in Penge. For review, see club section.

Monday

Salsa Time**
The Charlton Hotel, Hampton Court Road, Hampton Court
KT8 9BW

Beginners Salsa class in Hampton Court as well as beginners and beginners stage 2 class and La Rueda 7.30pm; improver and intermediate Salsa class with style 8.30pm - 9.30pm; club ‘til 11.00pm. Price: £5 for 1 class, £7 for 2, £2 club only. Classes with Phillippe, Tatiana and Stephanie. Call: 07900145838. Licenced bar - venue’s next to the Cardinal Wolsey pub, free on street parking.
Swanky Salsa in a hotel (don’t offer to buy a round of drinks unless you’re Cressus), with great teachers including the debonaire Phillippe; floor’s titchy but it’s not size that matters. For review see clubs page. The hotel manager’s like a Spanish version of Basil Fawlty.

Monday

SalsaCD
Bickley School of Dancing
St Augustines Avenue
Bromley
Kent

Salsa classes in Bickley and club, 9pm-11pm all levels beg/improvers/intermediates/advanced, £7. 
Web:
www.salsacd.com email: dianellou@aol.com
Mad venue. Looks like the inside of a gypsy caravan. I mean gypsy in a good way guys - romantic, OTT and mysterious in an Alladins Cave way and mad in a wonderfully chaotic and interesting way. Hey! Got a great floor and great UKA instructors! Review coming soon, keep checking back. 

Monday

La Rocola
1 Duke Hill Street
London Bridge

Beginners, improvers and intermediates Cuban Salsa classes at London Bridge from 8.00pm. La Rueda from 9.00pm Next to London Bridge BR.
Hey! What’s happened to this place? It’s full of pool tables and there’s a titchy dance space. It is open and you DO dance around the pool tables. Are they loopy or is it me?

Monday

Mambo City
St Joseph's Social Club
Empire Way
Wembley
(opposite Wembley Conference Centre)

Beginners & improvers Salsa classes in Wembley @ 7.30pm; intermediate & advanced On2 (for On1 Int/Adv dancers) @ 8.30pm. Social ‘til 11pm. Salsa@MamboCity.co.uk
 

Monday

London Salsa **
Two Brewers
114 High Street
Clapham

Salsa classes in Clapham from 7.30pm with club dancing 'til 11.00pm. Nearest tube:  Clapham Common. More from: 07817 481243 or visit www.london-salsa.co.uk
For review, see club section. Has a kind of sparky studenty vibe.

Monday

Salsa-Rueda
The Pheasant Inn Function Room 208 West Street
Dunstable
Beds 
LU6 1NX

Havana Night - salsa classes in Dunstable catering for all levels with Cuban Salsa and Rueda de Casino.  Complete beginners are always welcome.  Classes:  7:30 pm. Directions: on the B489, just west from the centre of Dunstable. More from: Rossana 07771 876499
visit
www.salsa-rueda.co.uk

Monday

THE CABBAGE PATCH @Twickenham
(opposite Twickenham station)

Salsa Classes in Twickenham: 8pm till late. More visit: www.mundolatinouk.com or email: mundolatinouk@aol.com

Tuesday NEW LAUNCH TUESDAY 8TH JANUARY 2008
 

FEZ CLUB
Putney Fez Club 200b Upper Richmond Road Putney
London
SW15 2SH

SALSA IN PUTNEY - Fez Club is a Mediterranean themed bar with world class salsa instructors Carlos Paz & Robert Charlemagne. All wooden floor, 4 levels of Classes: Beginners and Improvers @ 7.30pm - 8.30pm; Interemdiate & Advanced @ 8.30pm - 9.30pm; Club until late! 2 minutes from East Putney tube Drinks deals every Tuesday night! Beer from £2, Vodka Ice £2; 2 litre jug of cocktail £10, Shooters 241 £3.50 www.mundolatinouk.com Tel: 07775 624089

Tuesday
 

Keiter's
3rd Avenue
Hove

Salsa classes in Hove at Keiter's, 3rd Avenue, Hove; from 8.30-10.30pm Salsa for all levels (Beginners, Internediate and Advanced) with the Cubashe team (Leo, Claudine, Yamila and Rachel) £6 for 1 Class and Club £10 for 2 Casses and Club £3 Club only Party til late! Cubashe Dance Promotions 01273 430918/07884243841 www.cubashe.co.uk for more
 

TUESDAY

LATINO SWAY
@ SWAY NIGHTCLUB, 61-65 GREAT QUEEN STREET, LONDON, HOLBORN WC2 5BX

Salsa in Holborn - SALSA CLASSES FROM 7:30PM TILL 9:30PM. 2-HOURS, 1ST HOUR: BEGINNERS, IMPROVER, AND INTERMEDIATE SALSA. 2ND HOUR, BEGINNERS RUEDA DE CASINO, IMPROVERS RUEDA DE CASINO AND ADVANCED SALSA. 2 ROOMS ONE PLAYING REGGAETON AND RNB AND HIP-HOP, THE MAIN ROOM PLAYS SALSA, MERENGUE AND BACHATA. WOODEN FLOOR, CLUB UNTIL 3AM. DJS IN REGGAETON ROOM: SAMMI SANCHEZ, KARLOS SCARPELLI & JOSE LUIS. DJS IN SALSA ROOM: RAMIRO ZAPATA AND DJ JULIAN MR M. PROMOTERS: TROPICANA PRODUCTIONS AND CANDELA UK

Tuesday

Salsoteca
The Rise
49 Lavender Gardens
SW11 1DJ

Salsa in SW11 Clapham Salsa Classes 4 levels
Salsa Class: 7.30pm Cost: £8.00 per class, beginners welcome and no partner required. Train: Clapham Junction (a few mins walk from Clapham Junction) Buses: 35, 37, 49, 156, 170, 219, 239, 295, 319, 337, 344, 345, 670, 77A, C3, N19, N31, N77
www.salsoteca.com for more london salsa posted 19 Mar by Mambo Mick
 

Tuesday

South Side Bar
144 Brixton Hill
BRIXTON
SW2 1SD

Salsa in Brixton - 8pm - til til 2.30am @ NEW SALSA NIGHT in Brixton. Classes with Mina, Queen Salsa: Beginners 8.15pm - 9.15pm / Improvers - Intermediate 9.30pm - 10.30pm £7 class & club. Club with DJ Mr Bilongo & Guests: 10.30pm til late - £3 Club only. Food & drinks available. 5 minutes from Brixton Tube / Buses: 133, 333, 159, 59, 45, 250, 118 - Bus stop in front of venue / Free parking outside and near the venue. Hosts: OLA LATINA & QUEEN SALSA Info: info@olalatina.co.uk   / mina@queensalsa.com   /
Call: 07950 507798 or 07958 578 962

Tuesday

UKSalsa4All
at The Square Wine Bar
26 Tolmer's Square
(off Hampstead Road)
London
NW1 2PE

Salsa Classes in NW1 London, 1 minute from Warren St tube. Cuban Rueda & Cross Body on 1. All levels 6.30 - 8.00 pm. Classes £8.00 (check website for offers) followed by dancing till late. www.uksalsa4all.com Email: enquiries@uksalsa4all.com Call: 07968 738190 
London Salsa Scene Special Offer**: Just say the magic words "London Salsa Scene" when you arrive and allakasam newcomers bringing 1 friend qualify for a 2 for 1 special entry to the classes!!
 

Tuesday

Salsabrisa
The Bulls Head Hotel
Royal Parade Chislehurst
Kent

Salsa classes in Chislehurst, Cuban with a touch of LA style and Club with Salsabrisa. Classes Starting at 7.30pm-8.20pm for the Teenager! From 13-16yrs, £4 per class. 8.30pm-9.30pm adult classes beginners improvers intermediate/advanced levels club till 11pm. www.salsabrisa.co.uk Posh salsa Chislehurst, very comfy and chilled, pro teachers.

Tuesday

Anda de Bridge
42/44 Kingsland Road Shoreditch
London E2 8DA

Salsa classes with "Grupo Raices" - Cuban teachers - Authentic Cuban Salsa and Rueda de casino. Beginners and improvers - 7 to 9 pm £ 6 for one session, £ 10 for two sessions. Club until midnight. Listing - 30.07.07

Tuesday

Salsa Moves
George IV Comedy Club
185 Chiswick High Rd Chiswick
W4 2DR

Salsa Classes in Chiswick (all levels) and Club till 11pm. Advanced Class with Laith Sami. Non-smoking Venue
see
www.salsamoves.co.uk for more details or email: info@salsamoves.co.uk. Phone 0845 644 2536

Tuesday

The Tereza Joanne, Venue: Gate 14 King George V Dock, Woolwich Manor Way, London E16
2NJ Gate 14.

Salsa classes in Woolwich with Salsoteca aboard the Tereza Joanne, a permanently moored boat. Class: 7.30pm-8.30pm Cost: £6.00. Music played afterwards.

Tuesday

Bar Rumba
36 Shaftesbury Avenue, London W1
(Tube Station: Piccadilly Circus)

Salsa classes in the West End with Salsoteca. Times, all levels: 7.30pm -9.00pm - Beginners, Improvers, Intermediate £7. Club: 9.00pm-3.00am, £4. Teachers Adam, Cliff and Elder Sanchez. More: www.salsoteca.com Bijou is beautiful at Bar Rumba.

Tuesday

Salsa Asi
The Alexander Centre
Preston Street
Faversham
Kent ME13 8NY
 

Salsa classes in Faversham and club, 3 levels, from 8.15pm. For more, contact Bob on 07718 186613 or Julia on 01227 264697.

TUESDAY

BAR HA-HA
Guildford 
16-17 North St
Guildford
Surrey GU1 4AF

Salsa in Guildford Level 1 (Beg) + Level 2 (Imp) @ 8pm Level 3 (Int) @ 9pm Club 10pm – midnight
Courses – Pre-book 10 for the price of 8 vouchers.
£7 per class & Club / £6 Students and over 50’s
www.mundolatinouk.com Tel: 07775 624089

Tuesday

Salsa-UK
Bromley Civic Centre
Stockwell Close
Bromley

Salsa classes in Bromley and club. Absolute and advanced beginners, improvers and intermediates/advanced at 8.30pm. Club 9.30pm ‘til 11.00pm. Call: 020 8776 9000. Nearest station: Bromley South. For more or call Imogen on (07958) 519595 or visit: www.imogenmoore.com Classes with Andrea Stewart - one of the most gifted Salsa dancers around - and Miguel de Puerto Rico - the UKA salsa champion - and Natalia. Huge, sprung wooden floor, cheap drinks, and easy parking.

Tuesday

Que Pasa – Camberley 15 High Street, Camberley GU15 3QU

Que Pasa – Camberley 15 High Street, Camberley GU15 3QU
A fantastic venue for Salsa! Dance in the Spanish themed restaurant, eat Tapas and enjoy the 2 for 1 cocktails every Tuesday night
With Latin Instructor Carlos Paz
Classes Level 1 (Beg) at 7.45pm – 8.45pm
Level 2 (Imp) + Level 3 (Int)  8.45pm  9.45pm
Club 9.45pm – Late
£6 per class & Club / £5 Students and over 50’s
Courses – Pre-book 10 for the price of 8 vouchers.
www.mundolatinouk.com Tel: 07775 624089

Tuesday

Digress Latin Night
City Point 1 Ropemaker Street London EC2

Salsa classes in the City all levels 7.00-8.30pm, £7, club dancing til late www.salsaflava.co.uk info@salsaflava.co.uk

Wednesday 16th July
LAUNCH NIGHT FOR Club Tropik

Club Tropik @ Stanza 93 - 107 Shaftesbury Avenue
Soho
London W1D 5DY
 

Wednesday 16th July
Club Tropik,
weekly Wednesday party at Stanza in Soho. Hosts www.tropikalmusic.co.uk offer Kizomba dance classes with Iris De Brito & Miguel Monteiro from 8pm to 10pm, party from 10.00pm, with DJs playing all tropical music styles until 3am. Tube Leicester Square/Piccadilly Circus/Tottenham Court Road. Admission free before 9.30pm then £7 guestlist/£10 door. Dance classes 1 hour £7, 2 hours £10 (includes club entry). For guest list email info@tropikalmusic.co.uk (with your full names please) by midday on the day of the club at the latest (or phone or text me on 07950 634 045 anytime). Strictly over 18's (ID required). Dress code smart/casual - no hoods, caps or tracksuits.

Wednesday

The Crown Inn
School Lane
Chislehurst
Kent BR6

Salsa Classes every Wednesday evening @ 8.30pm-11pm, monthly class for advice on styling and percussion will be @ 8pm. £7 class and freestyle class for total beg improver levels taking you up to improver intermediate 8.30pm-9.30pm www.salsabrisa.co.uk tel 07979934774

Wednesday
 

NOCHES DE INFERNO
The Legion
Millbrook
Guildford
GU1 3YA

Reggaeton and Salsa in Guildford at NOCHES DE INFERNO - Guildford's only Reggaeton & Cuban Salsa Club. Classes: Reggaeton 7.45pm - 8.45pm Cuban Salsa 8.45pm - 9.45pm. 1 Class £7 2 Classes £11. Students £5 2 Classes £9 Class price entitles you to Free Club Entry - Club only £4. www.mundolatinouk.com for more.

Wednesday

Cuban Connection
4 Wild Court
Holborn
WC2B 4AU

Salsa in Holborn with multiple world champions lumininous JANET FUENTES TORRES & lyrical RAPHAEL DEL BUSTO. Salsa classes and club with Cuban Connection - SALSA - SON - RUEDA -  DJs: Javier de la Rosa, Johnny G, Cuban instructors. Classes and club £7, club only £4. Tube: Holborn, Covent Garden, Temple. www.cuban-connection.co.uk   for more. Times: 7.00pm-2.00am 
This club is the REAL DEAL. The week I went Osbanis was guesting too - this place is chokka with a wealth of the world’s most beautiful and best instructors and performers, all in an intimate setting that looks like a Uni bar. A real hidden gem, worth seeking out. Ed.

Wednesday

Club Azucar
Surrey County Hall
Penrhyn Road
KINGSTON
Surrey KT1 2DN

Salsa and Rueda Classes and Club in Kingston - Club Azucar@Kingston Upon Thames in the heart of Surrey The House of the Rueda de Casino & pure Cuban style lessons. Every Wednesday @ 7:30 to 9:30 PM plus clubbing until late with top London & Brighton instructors
Four levels & Master Rueda de Casino lesson, video clips, free car parking, cheap drinks, loyalty students concession & employees for the public sector.
More info www.clubazucar.co.uk or 079 3054 6245 or 0208 224 1432 or emai:
info@clubazucar.co.uk for more

Wednesday

Anda de Bridge
42/44 Kingsland Road Shoreditch
London E2 8DA

Salsa classes with "Grupo Raices" - Cuban teachers - Authentic Cuban Salsa and Rueda de casino. Beginners and improvers - 7 to 9 pm £ 6 for one session, £ 10 for two sessions. Club until midnight. Listing - 30.07.07

Wednesdays

Salsa @ Wimbledon
24 Wimbledon High Street
WIMBLEDON
London
SW19 5EA

Salsa in Wimbledon, cost £7 for classes and £5 for Students: 7:45pm until 8:45pm Beginners 8:45pm until 9:45 pm Improvers. Zia Tasker (Salsa Soul) Contact 07738006471

Wednesday

SalsaWild
The Drayman
2 Crook Log Bexleyheath

Launch Night for new salsa place in Bexleyheath - on the  borders of South East London & Kent , 2mins from the A2, 5mins Bexleyheath Station. Guest Teacher on launch nite: MIGUEL DE PUERTO RICO UK Salsa Champion 2006 (Blackpool). Weekly Teachers: FRANK SANTOS; MASSIMO; NATALIE; Monthly Guest Teacher: MOE FLEX. All Classes £6 salsaatwild@aol.com for more.
 

Wednesday

Salsa In The City
Agenda Bar
Minster Court,
3 Mincing Lane
London EC3R 7AA

Best Salsa dance classes in the City. Class from 6.30 - 7.30pm (Beginners & Intermediates) and 7.45 - 8.45pm (Improvers + & Advanced), followed by free club til 11.00. See www.bestsalsa.co.uk or email: boogaloobarry@yahoo.co.uk
Call: 07960 340479
 

Wednesday
 

Queen Salsa @
Finchley United Services Club
307 Ballards Lane
(Corner with Dale Grove)
NORTH FINCHLEY
London N12 8LY
(Tally Ho Corner)

Salsa in North Finchley with Mina of "Queen Salsa". Beginners Salsa Class: 8pm-9.15pm (including footwork) Improvers/Intermediates: 9.30pm-10.30pm (incl. Footwork & Styling) Dancing til 11.30pm. £6 per class / £10 for two Tel: 07958 578 962 (Mina). Email: mina@queensalsa.com Website: www.queensalsa.com posted 26 Nov 2006

Wednesday

Q Bar @ the Grave Maurice, 269 Whitechapel Road Whitechapel E1 1BY

UK's first Bachata club in Whitechapel E1. Salsa & Bachata Class 8.30 - 10 pm £6/Free Club Dancing ‘til late, bar closes 1am. Fresh sounds - Bachata, Salsa, Merengue, Reggaeton - in the newly refurbished Q Bar. Directions: Turn right Whitechapel tube, opposite Royal London Hospital    info@dancebachata.co.uk www.dancebachata.co.uk Anna 07946 620702                                  

Wednesday
BAR CUBA
IS OPEN. - Now a Russian Bar called Arch Angel

Bar Cuba
11-13 High Street Kensington

Salsa in Kensington seven nights a week. Classes from 7.30pm-9.30pm and club dancing ‘til 2.30am. Not sure what nights the new club is on - we’ll get back to you soon on this.

Wednesday

Salsamoves
The Winning Post
Chertsey Road
Whitton
Twickenham
TW2 6LS

Salsa Classes in Twickenham (all levels) and Club till 11pm. Easy Parking. Non-smoking venue. More: www.salsamoves.co.uk for more details or email: info@salsamoves.co.uk Phone 0845 644 2536

Wednesday

Hot Salsa
Trent Park Golf Club
Bramley Road
Oakwood
London N14 4UW

Salsa classes in Oakwood N14 for 4 levels, beginners 8 - 9pm; improvers, intermediates, advanced 9 - 10pm; 9 teachers, classes £7, club 10pm-12.00 midnight £4. Air-conditioning plus outside terraces: 07947 765499

Wednesday

Salsoteca
Clockwork Bar
96 Pentonville Road
Islington N1

Salsa dance classes in Islington N1 and club, beginners and improvers at 7.00pm, intermediates and advanced 8.00pm, club ‘til 2.00am. Call: Andrea on 07891 446256. Nearest tube, Angel or Kings Cross (or BR). Price: £7.00 per lesson, £10.00 for two, £5.00 club. Visit: www.salsoteca.com Hip and hot (in all senses); Clockwork Bar hasn’t lost its Latin Underground vibe. A Finca by any other name would rock as sweet... for review, see clubs page! 

Wednesday

Salsa CD
Box Bar
75 High Street
Beckenham
Kent
BR3 1AN

Weekly salsa classes in Beckenham with Salsa CD. Opening night 25th July 2006 With Osbanis & Iris - Large, modern and lively pub with all wooden flooring. Doors open 8pm. Entry £7. Box Bar, 75 High Street, Beckenham, Kent BR3 1AN.Tel: 020 8402 7778/07919152763 Email: info@salsacd.com or visit: www.salsacd.com for more info

Wednesday

London Salsa**
Two Brewers
114 High Street
Clapham

Salsa classes in Clapham from 7.30pm with club dancing 'til 11.00pm. Nearest tube:  Clapham Common. More from: 07817 481243 or visit www.london-salsa.co.uk
For review, see club section.

Wednesday

La Rocola
1 Duke Hill Street
London Bridge

Beginners, improvers and intermediates Cuban Salsa in London Bridge SE1 from 8.00pm. La Rueda from 9.00pm Next to London Bridge BR.
This place has turned into a pool bar. They say you salsa between the tables. I thought they were joking. But it’s for real, salsa’s still on there.

Thursday

Parkwood Health & Fitness
Darkes Lane
Potters Bar

Salsa Classes in Potters Bar every Thursday
Salsa 8:00 pm, £7. Cuban Wheel 9:15 pm, £3.
Hosts are:
www.salsa-plus.co.uk
Tel: 020 8340 0566 Mb: 07786 456 399

Thursday

Salsa in Hove
The Rox School of Dance
Hove

Salsa in Hove @ The Rox School of Dance, Hove
4-5pm Salsa 4 Kidz (All children welcome) £2.50
7-8pm Salsa-cise (For adults). New Thursday class coming soon. Cubashe Dance Promotions 01273 430918/07884243841
www.cubashe.co.uk for more.

Thursdays

Esteem
19 Portsmouth road
Esher
Surrey
KT10 9LN
 

Salsa in Esher, cost £7 for classes and £5 for Students: 7:45pm until 8:45pm Beginners 8:45pm until 9:45 pm Improvers. Zia Tasker (Salsa Soul) Contact 07738006471

Thursday

THE STOKE FORUM SUITE – GUILDFORD 103 Stoke Road, Guildford, GU1 4JN

Salsa in Guildford, Surrey in the private function room, with it’s own bar. Level 1 (Beg) + Level 2 (Imp) @ 8pm
Level ¾ (Int) @ 9pm Club (10pm – midnight)
£7 per class & Club / £5 Students and over 50’s
Courses – Pre-book 10 for the price of 8 vouchers.
www.mundolatinouk.com Tel: 07775 625089
 

Thursday

The Cuban bar and restaurant
Stables Market
Chalk Farm Road
Camden Town NW1

Salsa classes in Camden all levels, plus weekly Bachata class from 7.30pm. £7.00 per class, £5.00 club only. Club from 10.00pm-2.00am. Review: see Clubs Page.

Thursday LAUNCH with LIVE MUSIC - 3rd April 2008

Third Space
211 Clapham Road across from Stockwell Tube Station
SW9 0QH

LIVE MUSIC - OSVALDO CHACON at the launch of new salsa club night in Stockwell. Among the few to offer Cuban salsa south of the river! Beginners and improvers salsa classes at 7.30pm; intermediate & advance Rueda Casino from 8.30-9.30pm, plus top Cuban DJs, club dancing from 9.30-3.00am, 1 lesson: £5; £8 2 lessons. www.claveyson.co.uk

Thursday
NEW LISTING!

QUEEN SALSA
St Andrew’s Church Hall, Chase Side
SOUTHGATE
London N14 5PP

Salsa in Southgate with QUEEN SALSA (the church is in front of ASDA & 3 mins from Southgate Tube Station) with Mina QUEEN SALSA. Beginners Salsa Class: 8:15pm (SHARP)-9.15pm (incl. Footwork); Improvers / Intermediates: 8:15pm (SHARP)-9:15pm (incl. Footwork & Styling); Dancing / Practice: 9:15pm-10:15pm. £6 per class. NO BAR HERE SO PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN DRINKS!   Tel: 07958 578 962. Email: mina@queensalsa.com
Website:
www.queensalsa.com

Thursdays

Salsa Moves
Chiswick Town Hall Heathfield Terrace
CHISWICK W4

Marchant Birch’s one and only perch in the capital - guys, just get along there and get a Touch of Silk into your dancing - ladies, get along there - for some of the most expressive dancing and instruction around. Add to that regular, structured rueda courses, a spacious wooden floor and a fun, friendly vibe and free bottled water.  Salsa classes in Chiswick W4: from 8:00, Marchant’s on at 9.00pm, freestyle 10.00-11.00pm More: www.salsamoves.co.uk

Thursday

Wessex House
1a St Johns Hill
SW11
Nearest Tube/BR: Clapham Junction

Salsa Dance Classes in Clapham Junction for all levels with Master teacher Elder Sanchez, Alain, Nicolas, Massimo. Starts at 7:30 pm, price £7 inc. lesson & club. Followed by dance club from 9:00 pm 'til late only £5. DJ Johnny G. More: www.salsoteca.com

Thursday

THE CROWN @
St Margarets.

Salsa classes at St Margarets. More visit: www.mundolatinouk.com or email: mundolatinouk@aol.com Classes: 8.30pm - 11pm.

THURSDAYS

LATIN KRAZY
@ BAR SALSA
96 Charing Cross Road
LONDON WC2H 0JG

Salsa in Leicester Square: CLASSES: 7:30PM - 9:30PM, 1ST HOUR: BEGINNERS/IMPROVERS RUEDA/IMPROVERS SALSA, 2ND HOUR: BEGINNERS/ IMPROVERS SALSA/ ADVANCED SALSA. TEACHERS: JORGE ANDRE / PHILLIP THE SALSA WIZARD / KARIN / JULIAN MR M. CLUB FROM 9:45PM. DJ: JULIAN MR M. LIVE BAND EVERY THURSDAY: ROBIN DEL CASTILLO & LATIN BAND SHOW. MUSIC MIX: SALSA, MERENGUE, REGGAETON, BACHATA AND MORE

Thursday

Salsa Salsa Flava Laurence Community Hall, 37 Bromley Road Catford
London SE6 2TS

LAUNCH - Thursday 24th August - Salsa in Catford - Classes and Club, free parking in the car park. Laurence Hall is located 2 mins walk from Yamas next door to St Laurence Church. Classes start 8.30pm. More 07957 557 434 www.salsaflava.co.uk with Paulos & Salsa Flava. 

Thursday

The Tree House, 78 South End,
South Croydon

Salsa classes in South Croydon from 7.30pm (all levels Salsa + La Rueda) Teachers, Miguel de PuertoRico and Mayana, Niko Valiente, Mike Hylton and Phil + Mandy. DJ Marquitos Club til Midnight  simplysalsa@ukonline.co.uk www.simplysalsauk.co.uk Price 1 class £7; 2 classes £9.00; Club only £3.00 Mike Hylton’s got regular Rueda Classes at 7.30 and 8.30pm. Great Music, Salsa for Cool Dudes and Ruederos; not big but bad with a night-club feel. See Clubs for review.

Thursday

Moe Flex Dance
The Litten Tree
Castle Street
Kingston

La Rueda and Salsa classes in Kingston. La Rueda beginners and intermediate 7.30pm - 8.30pm. Beginners/improver/intermediate Salsa class with style 8.40pm - 9.40pm then club ‘til 11pm. Price: £5 for 1 class or £7 for 2. Call: 07900145838.
 

Thursday

Salsa-Asi, Westgate Hall, Westgate Hall Road Canterbury

Salsa classes in Canterbury plus club for all levels from 8.30pm-11.30pm. (The venue is just off the City Centre in St Peters area, close to Marlowe Theatre [turning opposite Nandos]. Salsa-Asi say it has an excellent dance floor and bar. Freestyle dancing from about 9:45 to 11:30 pm Cost: £6 per person. www.salsa-asi.co.uk or info@salsa-asi.co.uk contact Bob on 07718 186613 or Julia on 01227 264697 for more info.
 

Thursday

Mambo City
Bootsy Brogan's
86 East Lane
North Wembley
 

Salsa in North Wembley beginners & improvers @ 7pm; intermediates & advanced @ 8pm. Club ‘til 11.30pm with DJs Cruz & Cornelius. Directions: opposite North Wembley Stn. More from: Salsa@MamboCity.co.uk
 

Thursday

Banana Republic
Swanley Working
Mens’ Club
Swanley

Salsa dance classes in Swanley and club. Beginners, 7.30pm; improvers and intermediates/advanced 8.30pm. Club ‘til 11.00pm. Call: 07802882295. Friendly vibe, supportive teachers, cheap drinks, easy parking, in the heart of Swanley.

Thursday

Latin Square
45 Farringdon Road
Farringdon
London N1
(100 yds Farringdon BR)

Salsa classes and club in Farringdon, plus Restaurant/Bar. Dancing on 2 floors til 1.00am, new wooden floor downstairs. Classes from 7.00-9.30pm; club dancing til 1.00am. Price: £5.00 per class, £4.00 club only. More: www.latincollective.co.uk


FRIDAY
 

Ilford Sports Club
Cricklefield Stadium
486 High Road
Ilford
London East
IG1 1UE
(Nearest BR: Seven Kings. By car: A406 Ilford Exit A118. 

From Friday 30th May Friday - salsa lessons in Ilford with Salsa OK. Salsa beginners to intermediate/advanced with DJs until late, £5. Lessons start at 9:30.pm and club starts at 10:40.pm till late. Free Car Park, great dance floor, nice atmosphere. Directions: (not on the Sat Nav etc) the entrance is next to the Ilford Swimming Pool (near Seven Kings Station); directly opposite the Cauliflower Pub. Enter through the Free Car Park and through the double gates therein to the very end where the club (1st floor) overlooks the Cricklefield Athletic Track. Contacts: info@salsaok.com   0750 6329 115 and 020 8554 5123 (answer phone)

Friday

Latin Palace, 146 Camberwell New Road, SE5 0RR. Corner of Camberwell New Road and Lothian Road.

Salsa in Camberwell SE5 with Salsoteca & London Salsa at new launch Latin Palace, just around the corner from the old Loughborough Hotel.  More: www.salsoteca.com Classes all levels: 9.00pm-10.00pm. Club: 10-2.00am. Review: see Club Page. It’s a floor, it’s big, it’s wooden. What else is there?

Friday
NEW LAUNCH!

THE KINGSTON DANCE STUDIO
Canbury Park Road (above Gala Bingo)
Kingston
KT2 5ED

Every Friday with  Latin Instructor Carlos Paz
A professional dance studio (as featured in the BBC Wooden Dance Floor, Sound System and Lighting.
GBachata @ 7.30pm; L.A Cross body @ 8.15pm
New York ‘On 2’ @ 9pm; Club 9.45pm – 2am!!
1 class + club £7 / 2 classes + club £10 / 3 classes + club £13
www.mundolatinouk.com Tel: 07775 624089
 

Friday

Tito's Latin Club, 4-6 London Bridge Street, London SE1 9SG

Salsa class in London Bridge SE1 and club with Antonio and Esther at Tito's Latin Club every Friday. Classes start 6.15pm.

Friday

Friday Club@
Salsa Republic
1 Nine Elms Lane
Vauxhall
SW8 5NQ

Salsa classes in Vauxhall SW8 and club night. More from: simplysalsa@ukonline.co.uk www.simplysalsauk.co.uk olalatina@hotmail.com
or 07957 431216 / 07759 584591
Happening vibe. The place to be right now - the Oracle

Friday

Shake It @ Departure (formerly Market Bar) at 2 Crutched Friars, London EC3 Tube: Aldgate/Tower Hill.

Friday night Urban Latin night in the City. Residents Heatwave play bashment, reggae, R'n'B and hip hop plus reggaeton, soca and desi beats.  From 9pm-3am launch night prices: ladies free all night / everyone else £5. Prices afterwards £8 / £10. More heatwave@scandalbag.com infoline 07890 371 097 www.departurebar.co.uk or call 020 7480 7550

Friday

Afro Cuban
Red Rose Club
129 Seven Sisters Rd Finsbury Park
London N7 7QG

Salsa classes in Finsbury Park N7 and Salsa Club, first and third Friday of every month. Lessons from 9pm. Lessons £7.00, club 10.00pm-2.00am only £5.00. Call Caren 07958 595 954.
Visit:
www.afrocuban.co.uk

Saturday
Launches 8th March 08

Salsa Dance Night
First Base Bar
City Limits
The Colonnades
Purley Way
Croydon CR0 4RQ

Fortnightly Salsa Dance Classes in Purley Way for beginners and improvers from 8-9pm followed by club until 2am. Entrance: £6. Tel: Chris 07957 644 979 for more details or email gmsalsa@btinternet.com www.SalsaDanceClub.co.uk Check this out before you go - this one’s just launching - it’s fortnightly as we understand it!

Saturday

Club Bronze
28 Hancock Road
BOW
NR STRATFORD
London E3 3DA

Salsa in Bow nr Stratford - salsa classes from 7.30-9.30pm from 9.30-4.00am. Price: £8.00 in advance, £10 or the door. Sharon 07886 580452 or Leon 07932 570 736. www.setsima-salsa.piczo.com Launch event includes buffet.

Saturday

Latin Palace, 146 Camberwell New Road, SE5 0RR. Corner of Camberwell New Road and Lothian Road.

Salsa with Salsoteca & London Salsa in Camberwell at Latin Palace, just around the corner from the old Loughborough Hotel.  More www.salsoteca.com DJ: Johnny G (Loughborough Hotel, Bar Rumba & Wessex House) 7.00pm to 8.00pm Beginners and Improvers and 8.00pm to 9.00pm Beginners and Intermediate. Club: 10-2.00am. It’s happening city there guys!!!

Saturday

Salsa Republic
1 Nine Elms Lane
Vauxhall
SW8 5NQ

More Salsa on Saturdays in Vauxhall, South of the river. Doors open 8.30pm; La Rueda with Michael Mandrel 9.00pm, Salsa lessons with resident teacher Martine (Beginners) and guest teachers on rotation - Iris De Brito, Miguel De Puerto Rica & Frank Santos, club ‘til 3am with DJs Darryl ‘El Diablo’ Johny G, Mr Bilongo & Marquitos (on Rotation). Entry £8.00.  More from: simplysalsa@ukonline.co.uk www.simplysalsauk.co.uk info@salsarepublic.co.uk/olalatina@hotmail.com or 07957 431216 / 07759 584591
All the homeless people from the Loughborough and Bar Lorca live there.

Saturday
CLOSED

Bar Cuba
11-13 High Street Kensington

Salsa in Kensington seven nights a week. Classes from 7.30pm-9.30pm and club dancing ‘til 2.30am. .
While dedicated dancers hog the place every night during classes, a lively atmosphere ensures patronage by the drinks-buying public. Saturday nights are for fun; this is a good night to find your salsa feet, nurse your beer on the dancefloor and not take yourself too seriously.

Saturday
It’s GAWN!!


Latin Square
45 Farringdon Road
Farringdon
London N1
(100 yds Farringdon BR)

Salsa Club has closed - this is now given over to lambadazouk  More: www.latincollective.co.uk

Saturday
NEW LAUNCH 29 April 2008

Bar Rumba
36 Shaftesbury Avenue
Piccadilly W1

Salsa Classes and Club night in West End W1 on Saturday turday Night Spot Launches in the West End. Salsateca launches a classy new weekly night spot in the West End at Bar Rumba. Classes 9.00-10.15, club dancing til 3.00am. For more: www.salsateca.co.uk
admin@salsateca.co.uk Call Alex: 07891 446256

SUNDAY

Bromleys
Salsa Brisa 
175 High Street Bromley

Salsa on Sunday in Bromley. Bromley’s is Salsa Brisa's new venue, Classes from 8-9pm then social dancing until 11pm. Resident DJ Steevo from The Salsasabro' Sessions on vertexfm.com For more info contact Angela: 0168 981 8795/07979034774

Sundays
LAUNCH NITE 7th October 2007

La Clave Cubana Southside Bar
144 Brixton Hill
BRIXTON
SW2 1SD

Salsa in Brixton - Learn Cuban Salsa with Rafael Del Busto at London's first Timba & Salsa Cubana Club at La Clave Cubana @ Southside Bar, 144 Brixton Hill SW2 1SD. DJ Rich and special guest on the opening night, Buffalo Bar's Dr Jim. Classes in Casino & Rueda: 3 levels (incl. beg.) – 7.30pm to 8.30pm - £6 (incl. club), Club: 8.30pm to 1.00am - £4 (club only). Tube: Brixton. Train: Brixton/ Streatham Hill. Buses: 45, 59, 118, 109, 133, 159, 250, 333. Parking: Directly next to venue & in surrounding roads. www.laclavecubana.com info@laclavecubana.com 07968 738190 for more. Club is on every 2nd and 4th Sunday of the month.

Sundays
LAUNCH NITE 7th October

Archangel
(formerly Bar Cuba)
11-13 High Street Kensington
London W3

Salsa in Kensington on Sunday, classes and club from 6.30pm @ Archangel (formerly Bar Cuba). Classes with Dessy and Orod and the Hampstead School of Latin
Dance team. Beginners/Improvers /Intermediate 6.30-7.30pm. Improvers/Intermedi ate/Advanced 7.30-8.30pm. Club 8.30pm - 1am, with DJ Ara and DJ Carlos. £7 for 1 hour, £10 if you do 2 hours of classes.
£4 after 9pm. Students with ID £5 for 1 hour, £8 for 2 hours. Ring 0207 916 5149 or visit
www.cubandance.com for more.

Sundays

SALSA JUNCTION EGHAM
with Manhattan Mambo UK
@The Iguana
19 The Avenue,
Egham
Surrey
TW20 8HR

Salsa in Egham on Sundays with two of the UK’s top salsa and mambo teachers, Jason and Amanda. It’s just off the M25, J13 at Egham, easily accessible from the Runnymede Roundabout. Easy parking, licenced bar, plus dance floor. ALL LEVELS; Door 6.15; Beginners and
Improvers classes 6.30pm; Intermediate class 7.30pm
Cost: £6. Dancing till late. FREE CLUB. More: Amanda 07947 416514.
 

Sunday

Salsa-Rueda London Colney Community Centre Caledon Road London Colney
St Albans
AL2 1PU

Rueda de Casino with three levels, classes:  8:30 pm. Directions: just off Junction 22 /M25.
Contact:  Rossana 07771 876499
visit
www.salsa-rueda.co.uk

Sunday

Santa Fe Restaurant
Bluewater
Shopping Centre
Greenhithe
Kent DA9 9ST
 

Sunday Salsa Classes at the Bluewater Shopping Centre in Greehithe and Club with SalsaCD and Salsa South Connection. Starts at 8.30pm.

Sunday

The Millennium Arena, East Carriage Drive, Battersea Park, BATTERSEA,
London
SW11 4NJ.

Rueda Classes in Battersea SW11 with Tropicana World Rueda Champion Michael Mandrel. Times: 3pm - 5pm. Cost:  £12. Tel:   07733 320022. Web:  www.ruedauk.com for more information.

Sunday

Salsamoves
Bar 38
Hammersmith Roundabout
1 Blacks Road
Hammersmith
W6 9DT

Salsa Classes in Hammersmith Beginners/Improvers/Intermediate followed by dancing till late. More: www.salsamoves.co.uk for more details or email: info@salsamoves.co.uk. Phone 0845 644 2536.

Sunday

Bar Roca 159A Tottenham Lane
Crouch End
London N8

NEW LAUNCH!
Station FM 89.8 hosts College Salsa Sundays
new weekly club nite @ classes 6.00pm-8.15pm £5.00 Call 07944 384 750

Sunday

Sunday Gym Active
298 Green Lane
Seven Kings
Ilford IG1 1XT

 Best Salsa classes in Seven Kings, Ilford - a fully mirrored gym from 4.30 - 6.00 pm, £6. Free lesson when you introduce a new friend. See www.bestsalsa.co.uk/gym.html email: boogaloobarry@yahoo.co.uk Call: 07888 752940

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