Samba Classes in London Schedule


The London School of Samba dance and drumming classes are back on Sunday evenings at Waterloo Action Centre (WAC), with numbers limited to a maximum 27 participants.Dance class is 6 – 7.30pm, and Bateria class is 7.30 – 9pm – both classes are open to all and suitable for beginners

  • You may book and pay for both Bateria and Dance classes, if places are available
  • Dance class participants who haven’t pre-booked for Bateria class may stay on and pay on the door if there are still places available
  • £1 of every booking will be donated to our charities: Task Brasil supporting street kids in Rio, and Mocidade, our ‘godmother’ Samba School

Samba drumming in London classes (Bateria)

Bateria class is from 7.30 – 9pm throughout September

Book your place on the next available Bateria class

Bateria Teacher Schedule: 

5 Sep – Mestre Fred

12 Sep – Mestre Fred

19 Sep – Eoin Travers

26 Sep – Mestre Fred or Mestre Mags tbc



Samba dance classes in London

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

Book your place on the next available Dance class

Dance Teacher Schedule:

5 Sep – Adriano

12 Sep – Adriano

19 Sep – Orquidea

26 Sep – Orquidea

 COVID-safe guidelines

In light of COVID 19, the London School of Samba has created a procedure which 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 the COVID-19 very 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, drums must not be swapped between players.  There will be a short clean down of instruments after the session.
  • Following the lesson, please leave the centre promptly.

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