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London School of Samba

Celebrating 30 years 1984 - 2014
Notting Hill Carnival 2013

Brazilian Dance School of the Year - (2014 LUKAS Awards)


London School of Samba is the UK’s original Samba School with a rich history dating back to 1984. We have taught Samba drumming and dancing to over 35,000 individuals and have performed for over 1.5 million people. Our samba school offers weekly open access workshops and maintains a roster of clients that frequently work in partnership with the BBC, Tate Modern, Glastonbury Festival and Royal Festival Hall.


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The London School of Samba is proud to announce that we have been awarded Brazilian Dance School of the Year read more

On Saturday 26th April  London School of Samba will be putting on the biggest samba party of the year at read more

It’s that time of year again! The London School of Samba has announced it’s annual Samba de Enredo competition. Composers read more

Dancers from the London School of Samba performed in the Guiness World Record for the World’s Largest Samba Band, held read more

On this day 30 years ago, a group of 12 sambistas met in a house in Finsbury Park, North London. read more