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Tango Capital of Scotland. There are two weekly milongas, classes 5 nights a week, with professional teacher Ricardo Oría and Jenny Frances, a community of over 150 regular dancers (the ETS has 180 subscribers), and regular visits by dancers , musicians and teachers. The Edinburgh Tango Society was formed in 1997, so standards of dancing are quite good. Full details on the ETS website www.edinburghtango.org.uk
Milonga in Counting House 5:30-10pm £3 (beginners class 5:45-7 Free)
|Saturdays||Tango Brunch, 12-5pm, Counting House||Every Month|
|Mondays||Classes at Dance for All. 8:30 Rumbos de Tango Practica. (also advanced classes, Counting House)||Every week,|
|Tuesdays||ETS Practica +Milonga. Counting House, West Nicolson St (upstairs from Blind Poet pub) 7-11pm. £2.||Every week|
|Ricardo and Jenny's Classes at DanceBase 6:30pm intermediate (at least 1 year); 7:30pm absolute beginners, 8pm improvers (some experience)||Every week, absolute beginners and improvers. New classes in January|
|Danny's Classes at the Roxburghe Hotel, Charlotte Sq. 8-9:30||Every week, Beginners|
|Wednesdays||Lunchtime Class , the Highland Rm,the Pleasance with Toby. 12:45-1:45,||Every week, small beginners classes, FREE|
|Edinburgh University Tango Society Classes with Toby. 7-9pm, Teviot Row||Every week beginners and Improvers £1|
|Monica and Jessie's classes at Dance for All Classes 7-8pm 9-10pm,Dance for All,||Every week,improvers and intermediate 226 5533|
|La Otra Milonga.||Every other week. see ETS website|
Glasgow how has an up and coming tango scene with over 100 dancers attending the classes every week. There are classes on several days of the week. The are long running classes by Claire on Thursdays at the St Francis centre, with Ricardo and Jenny, Scotland's resident professional tango teacher on Wednesdays evenings, Wim and Catherine on Mondays, John and Sarah, Tuesdays and Danny sand Laura, Saturdays . There is also a regular milionga on Wednesdays. Other events include visiting teachers and special milongas.
For most up to date info go to Glasgow tango site
(Update autumn 2004)
The newly set up yahoo-group is http://groups.yahoo.com/group/TangoGlasgow
Tango Dundee was established in the summer of 2005, but has not been able to continue as a regular event (2006). However they may run some occasonal workshops.
For more information or to be placed on the e-mail list, please contact Cathrine Holtet on theweevikingATyahoo.co.uk
Regular group classes have temporarily stopped but there is the possibility of getting individual tuition at Beginners level.
For more info please email me (email@example.com) E-mail Vera.
(Update Feb 2005)
Malcom writes: "We have recently set up Aberdeen Tangueros Society in Aberdeen with Sarah Morris as our teacher. To date we have a regular Thursday night classes and Practica.
Every Thursday, Tiger Tiger, Ship Row Aberdeen.
Beginners : 7.30pm
Practica: 9.30 to 10.30 pm
Regular special events i.e. vesting teachers and classes, and regular Milongas. The last event was a masked ball on the 13th of Feb 2005 at which Jenny & Ricardo gave classes and performance. We have run 2 such events since November last year and plan more in the coming months etc."
Yahoo group at http://groups.yahoo.com/group/tangoaberdeen/ with 90 members (feb 2005)
Francis Bertram is one of Scotland's most experienced local teachers. Student of many well known visiting Argentine teachers, Francis is based in the Borders but teaches special workshops all over the country. He is a specialist in Tango and Milonga Techniques and his fun classes are always both well received and attended. He can arrange individual, couple or group classes privately'
Phone Francis for info 07901772948 or check out his website. http://www.francisbertram.com
Phone Francis for info 07901772948 or check out his website.
There are classes at St Andrews University at the weekends with Osiris Parcero
Monday from 8:00 to 10:00 PMStudent Union Building St Mary's Place St Andrews Fife KY16 9UZ
The price is £3 per person.
Newcastle, although not in Scotland, is a near neighbour, and is getting keen with a weekly meetings and workshops by visiting teachers.
Tango in the North East