Samba Dance & Drumming Classes in London Schedule

London School of Samba - photo of the drummers and dancers at a London Samba Gig

The London School of Samba dance and drumming classes are on Sunday evenings at Waterloo Action Centre (WAC), with current numbers limited to a maximum of 27 participants. Our Samba Dance class starts from 6 pm to 7.30 pm.

Our beginners Samba drumming classes in London start at 7.30 pm and finish at 9 pm.   Both classes are open to all abilities and suitable for beginners samba dancers and drummers.

Pay for your class online

You may book and pay online for one or both classes, or our samba dance class participants may join the Samba drumming classes free of charge if places are available. The final Sunday of each month is usually Quadra night, a celebration involving dancers and drummers playing together from 6 pm to 8 pm.

Samba drumming in London classes (Bateria)

Bateria class is from 7.30 – 9pm

Book your place on the next available Bateria class

Bateria Teacher Schedule: 

09 January: Mestre Fred
16 January: Various teachers each week
23 January: Various teachers each week
30 January: Quadra Night – Samba Dance Party!
05 February: Various teachers each week
13 February Various teachers each week

Samba dance classes in London

There will be one open-level Dance Class from 6 – 7.30 pm

Book your place on the next available Dance class

Dance Teacher Schedule:

09 January: Alessandra
16 January: special guest teacher, Élide Leal, straight from Recife, Brazil
23 January: Adriano
30 January: Quadra Night – Samba Dance Party with Orquidea
05 February: Various teachers each week
13 February Various teachers each week

 COVID-safe guidelines

In light of COVID 19, the London School of Samba has created a procedure that aims to minimise the risk of Covid-19 exposure at the Waterloo Action Centre (WAC) during our samba classes but also reiterate the importance of infection control/health and safety on these premises. Please be assured that the London School of Samba takes COVID-19 seriously; anyone who does not adhere to these rules deliberately will be escorted from the premises.

  • All sessions will contain a maximum of 27 participants plus the teacher in the large dance hall.
  • While entering WAC and walking down the corridor a mask must be worn. Masks may be removed if you wish after entering the Bateria/Dance rehearsal space.
  • For the Bateria, there will be a short clean down of instruments after the session; please leave the centre promptly.

Contact the London School of Samba

You are more than welcome to contact the London School of Samba about our classes. We offer true beginners samba dance classes in London and they are a lot of fun!

Our beginners Samba drumming classes in London are open to all levels of players. You don’t need any previous musical experience, just a have a go attitude and you will be flying! Send your messages below and we will be back in touch shortly.

Contact the London School of Samba