Friendly dance classes that treat you as an individual rather than just one of the crowd. At Jivebeat the emphasis is on you learning to dance your way, with one-to-one help available after every class and a modern teaching style that keeps the fun in learning. See schedule for details and timing.
Standard entry price £8.00
Concession £7.00 (info)
28th Sep: X-Tango Alternative Milonga
26th Oct: X-Tango Alternative Milonga
23rd Nov: X-Tango Alternative Milonga
14th Dec: X-Tango Alternative Milonga
For full details of the above classes and events, or to see everything else we have planned in the future for Sevenoaks, click below:Full Sevenoaks Diary
Sevenoaks Community Centre is not obvious from the outside as it is right on a corner and tucked behind Travis Perkins builders' merchant, but once inside it all starts to make sense. The main hall has a wooden floor, a high ceiling with several fans to keep you cool, and a large stage area where we put the sound system. There is a hatch through to the kitchen area and we use it to serve refreshments, sweets, and occasional snacks throughout our evenings.
It is an excellent hall with a great atmosphere, and is an ideal place to spend a Friday night dancing.
28 Sep - X-Tango Alternative Milonga
No tandas... no traditions... just dance!
Graham Guy will be DJ for the night, so you can expect his usual mix of modern music for tango, including blues, electrotango, rock, electronica, and much more.
Our X-Tango Milongas are all about having fun with tango, about the pure enjoyment of this versatile dance style without all the traditions and expectations of a classic milonga. If we play a track that inspires you to dance ballroom or jive rather than tango then just do it... there are no 'rules' at X-Tango that say you can only dance the one style! Ladies... ask the men for dances. Men... find someone you've never asked to dance before and ask them. Dance to music you wouldn't normally choose. Try something new!
Beginners and experienced dancers alike are always welcome at Jivebeat. We start every class - whether LeRoc or Tango - with the fundamentals to get you going, then add in something for those of you who want something more challenging. This might include a more complicated step sequence or a greater emphasis on styling and musicality, but whatever it is the emphasis is on having fun whilst you learn. There is no pressure to "get it right" at Jivebeat, so you can learn at your own pace and try things out as and when you are ready.
The doors open at 7.45pm, and the evening runs until 11pm.
Sevenoaks Community Centre, Cramptons Road, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN14 5DN.
The Community Centre is behind Travis Perkins on Cramptons Road, about 200yds north of the Bat & Ball Junction (A25 / Otford Road). It is signposted from Otford Road as "Community Centre".
There is a large free car park directly alongside the hall.
We will be serving soft drinks, teas, and coffees from the kitchen hatch.
No chalk or talc is to be used on the floor under any circumstances.
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