This coming weekend Friday to Sunday 28th to 30th March Oxford can enjoy the 2014 edition of the Oxford Tango Festival, hosted by Lady Margaret Hall, with a tempting mix of performance, social dance events and workshops at a range of levels featuring visiting professional artists from Buenos Aires. Here is your chance to make the acquaintance of this absorbing dance form, or polish your skills at one of numerous sessions given by expert practitioners at a variety of levels. The weekend commences with an opening ceremony including a Tango Gala Performance with guest professional dancers and live orchestra on Friday 28th at the Simpkins Lee Theatre. Join us for this unique event in Oxford where you will be transported to Buenos Aires for a night full of the passion of authentic Argentine Tango.

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With spring finally around the corner, Oxford’s very own flamenco diva Amarita Vargas sends word of three forthcoming events to get your feet tapping during March at High Wycombe, Bracknell and in Oxford, beginning with flamenco and tapas at the Wycombe Swan this Friday 15th March, and with tangos thrown in for good measure… enjoy! (more…)

Three dance events of interest coming up as part of OxFringe in the Simpkins Lee Theatre, a new theatre space, seating 136-150 and disabled friendly, at Lady Margaret Hall, Norham Gardens, Oxford OX2 6QA

Immersion in Place by new company Sounding Motion, Flamenco Puro with Amarita Vargas and guests, and Tarang, an evening of Indian classical dance presented by Anuradha Chaturvedi’s Drishti Dance – see below for details… (more…)