Find out where to learn and dance Forró in London


BBMag gives you all the tips, guidance and insights to get you dancing all week long!

Corbet Place Bar | Thurdays

Forró do Galpão at Corbet Place Bar has become the local’s favorite and most established night of its kind.  Admission free before 7pm. Dance lessons with Douglas and Gladys from 7pm to 8pm.

Corbet Place Bar, The Old Truman Brewery
15 Hanbury Street, Ely’s Yard, London, E1 6QR

Grace Bar | Tuesdays

Wondering what to do on a boring Tuesday night? Come and dance forró! Grace Bar is conveniently located near Picadilly Circus Tube Station, and lessons with Carlos Andre start at 7.30pm (all levels welcome). Come and hit the dancefloor with live music and DJ from 9pm.

Grace Bar
44 Great Windmill Street, London W1D 7NB

The Church on Exmouth Market | Saturdays

The appropriately named Forró Family parties take place a church hall rather than a bar, which helps create a truly friendly atmosphere. Julia and her brother Andy, helped by other members of the forró community, have been running Forró Family for over seven years. The evening starts at 7pm with classes for beginners and improvers before continuing with a party afterwards.

The Church
24 Exmouth Market, London EC1R 4QE

Guanabara | Sundays

What better way to extend your weekends than dancing to some smooth Brazilian tunes? Come and master some new moves at Guanabara withinstructor Carlos Andre at 7pm (all levels welcome), before the Zeu Azevedo & Forrodaki band take to the stage to bring you live forró. Admission free before 7pm. Always check schedules beforehand as some Sundays alsofeature other events.

Parker Street, London WC2B 5PW


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