Hannah is our new Queen!

Congratulations go to Hannah on winning our annual Rainha da Bateria (Queen of the drummers) competition, which took place on Tuesday 19th July at Floripa in Shoreditch. As usual it was a fierce competition as five girls gave it their all: Nina, Zena, Jordan, Lucy and...

Kanika crowned Rainha da Bateria 2014

Kanika Findley-Chin won the annual Rainha da Bateria competition, held on the 22nd July at Floripa. In what has to be the toughest competition in the London School of Samba’s history, Kanika triumphed out of the thirteen contestants!   You can see a selection of...

London School of Samba has a new Samba-Exaltação

  During a visit to Rio in 2010 members of the London School of Samba met Tiãozinho da Mocidade, from our Madrinha (Godmother samba school) Mocidade Independente De Padre Miguel. Tiãozinho is one of Mocidade’s greatest living composers, having written a number...

Long Live the Queen! – Jo is new LSS Rainha!

    Jo Wierzbinska is our new Rainha da Bateria 2013/14! Eight contestants took part in this year’s contest, but our panel of judges and our members voted for Jo (above, photo by Angelika Berndt)  to be crowned Queen at Floripa on Wednesday 24th July.  A huge well...

LSS on the Beeb!

LSS is set to appear on BBC 1, Saturday 3 August 2013 at 7:30pm In December, Dancers: Caprice, Karla, Jo W and Gladys Calvancante along with Mestre Fred & his bateria (Gez, Nuala, Neil, Paul, Vik and Rob) took part in a filming of an episode of “I Love My...