London has been hit by a bout of tango fever. Not the stylized ballroom tango you might have seen on 'Strictly' but the sultry, subtle and seriously addictive Argentine tango, a dance that was once called 'a vertical expression of a horizontal desire'. There's a thriving and friendly scene in London, whether you're an expert or an absolute beginner. Try these places out for size…
London's best tango classes
Strut your steamy stuff at one of these tango nights in London
For everything else…
There are too many nights to mention, mostly offering a variation on the same theme of classes, practicas (informal practice sessions) and milongas. The main things to remember are good shoes, fresh breath and… relax!
Tango Fever Classes and practicas on Tuesdays in Exmouth Market and Thursdays in Hackney.
Tango Instinct Classes and social dancing on Wednesdays at Tito's restaurant in London Bridge.
Zero Hour A Wednesday night milonga in Tufnell Park, plus classes and workshops.
La Mariposa Leisurely Sunday afternoons in Balham.
Tango Federico Former flamenco dancer Federico teaches in Fulham, Chiswick, Dulwich and Covent Garden.
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