Learn To Dance Argentine Tango

Argentine Tango in Norwich with Norwich Tango.

Every THURSDAY at the UEA.
Class 17:30-18:15
Dancing 18:15-19:00
The Hive, (23rd August)
University of East Anglia, NR4 7TJ.

Every SUNDAY at the UEA
Class 15:00 – 15:45
Dancing 15:45 – 16:45
The Hive, (19th August), UEA.

Class & Dancing – £5  (Students £3)
Dancing only – £1
(Parking £1)
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Frequently Asked Questions

Tango is a social partner dance that originated in Argentina in the 1880’s.

Blackdale Building Main Hall
From Bluebell Road, turn into University Drive, go over the roundabout and turn right into the main car park.  Proceed on foot back the the roundabout.  and walk along the road in front of INTO building, Cross over the cycle path and then turn left into the Blackdale Building car park. Enter the building via the main entrance and main hall will be found on your left.

The Hive
From the main car park Cross University Drive on the Zebra crossing beside the bus stops. Continue straight ahead down the slope past Congregation Hall on your left.  Go straight and enter the building via the large glass sliding doors.  Head towards the Cafe and Tango will be found on your right.

Thomas Paine Study Centre (TPSC)
From the corner of the main car park walk to the small roundabout near the Security Lodge.  Head down the hill (Chancellors Drive) and the TPSC will be found on your right.  Enter via the entrance on the left hand corner of the building. Parking is available behind the Elizabeth Fry building opposite.

You can drop into a class anytime as we run beginners classes on a repeating 5 week cycle. All classes start with a warm-up that covers the essential basics to get you going.

You do not require a dance partner as we rotate partners during the class.

Tango is a walking dance so wear clothes that are comfortable to walk in.

Slippy soled shoes such as leather are Ideal.

A milonga is an Argentine Tango social dance event. The music is usually played in sets  of 3 or 4 songs called tandas.

  • Argentine Tango is a close partner dance, so good hygiene = more dances. 🙂 
  • When joining the dance floor be respectful to the other dancers.
  • Dance round the room in an anti-clockwise direction (Ronda).
  • Avoid trying to teach someone during a Milonga (Social Dance).

Tango is usually an emotional song and has a 2/4 signatue.
Vals is tango in three time.
Milonga is a playful rhythm.

If you would like private lessons please ask in person, as these are subject to availability, mutual timings, and a suitable venue.

You can contact us via Facebook or you can email info@norwichtango.co.uk

Argentine Tango is mainly an improvised dance. Ballroom Tango is very structured around memorised steps.  You can learn Ballroom Tango with our friends at Dance Devotion in Norwich.

John Groves and Barbara Strobl started Argentine Tango in Norwich in 2001 

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