Tango West, established 17 years ago, was instrumental in bringing Tango to Bristol and the surrounding area. It is run by Andrew Oldroyd and Michele Tedder. Over the years we've held thousands of classes and put on and DJ'd at over 400 social dances and events.Tango West is the place to come to learn and dance Argentine Tango
Wednesday the 5th August will be our last session
before the summer break
6.30-7.30pm Beginners & Recent Dancers
This class is suitable for absolute beginners, recent dancers and anyone wishing to refresh their technique....
We will cover: tango movement technique; posture, balance and axis; connection in the embrace: musicality; tango floorcraft and etiquette. Fun, friendly and structured classes with instructors Michele and Andrew.
£6 per class or £30 for 6 classes.
5th Aug :
In our last session before the summer break, we'll put together all we've been learning in Milonga so that we can improvise from multiple simple elements
7.30-7.45pm practice time.
7.45-8.45 Themes & Technique class
This class is suitable for those with a solid understanding of fundamental tango technique. This class will focus on key themes designed to develop your dancing skills and build confidence for social dancing.
£8 per class including practica. ( Rewards system in place).
5th Aug :
In our last session before the summer break, we'll put together all we've been learning in Milonga so that we can improvise from multiple simple elements, including 'Traspie'
8.45-10.45 Practica for all
Both classes on the same night inc practica = £10. Practica only £4
Forthcoming classesClick below
|Wed 5 Aug||Milonga lesson with Andrew & Michele - the last session before the Summer break - back in September|
Milongas & Events
We host regular Milongas (Social Dances) at the Redland Club, Burlington Rd, Bristol BS6 6TN. We aim to create the atmosphere of a Traditional Buenos Aires Milonga: featuring Golden Age tango music, played in tandas with cortinas...encouraging good floorcraft and the use of tango etiquette, including the cabeceo.
Andrew and Michele are also very experienced Traditional Tango DJ's having provided the music for literally 100's of Milongas over 15 years. They are available to DJ at your Tango event if you wish.
Tango Cafe Domingo
Tango West's legendary Tea Dance
Sunday 2nd August 2015
2 - 7pm Cost £10 - refreshments inc.
with DJ: Andrew Oldroyd
Our Milongas appear to be growing in popularity at the moment with people travelling from all over to attend. the emphasis is on good floor-craft and really excellent music that makes people want to get up and dance to every tanda
The next Wednesday evening PRACTICA on
5th August - the last one before the summer break
The Practica is free if you've taken classes during the evening. But anybody can turn up for around a couple of hours of dancing & practice in an informal atmosphere.
Click here are our Milonga dates for the rest of 2015
For quick reference below
Remember, always check with the website before turning out for an event, because last minute changes sometimes cannot be avoided
SUNDAY - TANGO CAFE DOMINGO 2 - 7pm £10
Aug 2nd, Sept 6th, Oct 4th, Nov 8th,
SATURDAY - MILONGA ESTA NOCHE 7.30pm - 12am £10
Sep 19th, Oct 17th, Nov 14th,
Dec 19th (Milonga de Navidad)
Tango West - bringing Tango to Bristol & the South West for 17 years