Welcome to Dance Around the World!

The date for the 2015 Dance Around the World Festival will be 24-25 October!

The fifteenth  annual Dance Around The World Festival of World Dance will take place on the week-end of 24th-25th October 2015 at Cecil Sharp House in Camden Town, London, U.K.!

Here is a montage of some pictures from 2013!

We don't yet have pictures from the 2014 festival.

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Dance Around The World is a community festival which celebrates traditional dance cultures from all over the world. In two exciting and energetic days of dance, performers and teachers provide a non-stop programme of extraordinary variety from 10.00am to 11.00pm each day.

Latin for allVisitors to the event will be able to watch and try for themselves traditional dance forms from all over the world. They will be able to choose from styles as varied as Flamenco, Indian, Caribbean, South East European, Tango, Maori and much, much more!

Click here for Youtube to get a taste of the performances that run continuously both days. There are music workshops too. You can watch demonstrations all day or try different dance styles in the workshops. Join in the social dancing on both evenings too. No previous experience is necessary and you don't need to bring a partner. 

Dance Around The World is an 'access event'. It is our policy to set entrance prices at the most moderate rate possible. We are keeping the prices the same or another year!

2015 Ticket Price 

The prices have not yet been set for 2015 but below are the prices for 2014. If we do have to

increase prices it will only be a small increase.  

£14  -  each full day including the evening

£9  -  evening only

£22  -  weekend ticket

(£2  -  reduction for concessions)

Advanced tickets will be on sale through an agent and you won't pay more than you would on the door.


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Dance Around The World is for everyone - whether you're young or old, an experienced dancer or a novice. If you've ever danced, wanted to dance or wondered why people dance then this festival is for you.

Dance Around The World is an entirely voluntary event. All the performers, teachers and organisers donate their services free. We do not have a budget to bring groups from overseas, so in general all the groups come from the greater London area. 

To see a location map of Cecil Sharp House click here.

Do help us spread the word about the Dance Around the World Festival. Below is a download of an A4 poster about this year's event. Please print it a and display it somewhere. There is also a download of this years flier. It is set up for printing on A4 and if you print on both sides of the paper you can cut it into four copies of the flier.

Click here to see the 2014 poster.

Click here to see the 2014  flier.