Tango Cheltenham

Dancing Argentine Tango in the Cheltenham area

What you need to know about Tango Cheltenham

Some of the gang dancing in Cheltenham's Regent Arcade
Dancing in the Regent Arcade

Juan Manuel Acosta! Juan Man is here for November! He will be teaching our usual Tuesday classes on 14th, 21st and 28th November. Class 1 (7.30 - 8.30) will be a class suitable for dancers of All Levels and Class 2 (9.00 - 10.30) will be for Improver/Intermediate dancers. For these three weeks, our prices will rise slightly to £8 for one class and £12 for two. No need to book.

More from Juan Man! Juan Man will also be teaching Private or "Small Group" classes on Saturdays 11th and 18th November. For more information, contact Janet directly or send us a message. Juan Man will also be our special guest at the next Tango Cafe on 19th November.

Tuesdays! Our current series of classes began on 12th September 2017. Beginners are at 19:30, improvers and intermediates at 21:00 with practice time from 20:30 to 21:00. Beginners may start in any week and we will catch you up. No partner is required and you will not need to do fancy lifts! Wear comfortable clothing and ideally smooth soled shoes.

Fridays! We have a Friday session at The Bayshill on 1st December. The format for each is an all levels fun class from 20:00 to 21:00 followed by a two hour practice and social dancing with tea, coffee and snacks. Come along and work on your technique, ask for help or just enjoy the dancing.

Tango Cafés! The next Sunday Tango Cafés are 19th November and 17th December 2017. All are from 16:00 to 20:00 and include tea, coffee soft drinks and homemade cakes plus music from DJ Rob. These are all at The Tithe Barn in Bishops Cleeve, GL52 8LU.

STOP PRESS! After a very enjoyable Cheltenham International Tango Festival, we have already started work on planning the next one for 29th June to 1st July 2018. Details will eventually appear at http://citf.dance

The Rules Every now and then we ask everyone to remind themselves of our Rules. We try to keep things fairly relaxed, but we do need to ensure that all of our dancers feel equally comfortable. The rules helps with this. Please refresh your knowledge of them even if you are a regular customer.

Our current Tuesday times!!! We run from 19.30 to 22.00 every Tuesday, with the class times as shown below. The cost will is £6 for one class or £8 for two, with the práctica being free.

  • 19.30 - 20.30 Beginners
  • 20.30 - 21.00 Práctica
  • 21.00 - 22.00 Improvers and Intermediates

Beginners who miss the first few weeks may start at any time and should read the Classes Page and the Beginners' Page. Everyone else should read about the class structure on the Classes Page. We look forward to seeing you all there.

Classes run every week roughly in line with school terms except we usually keep going over their half term break. We would love for you to join us there. To be absolutely certain, check our calendar.