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26-28 January 2024

Join us for Cambridge's first Balboa and Shag Festival in January 2024. Featuring 6 wonderful teachers, 4 socials, 8 hours of classes, tasters, live bands and all the fast music we can offer to dance away those January blues...

We will have parties on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, and two packed days of classes. You can choose to take classes in just Balboa, just Collegiate Shag, or a few of each to really expand your fast dancing repertoire!

Come and get to know your fellow fast dancers, on Sunday at our Bal (and shag) Brunch, where you can enjoy good coffee, great food, and warm up for your second day of classes with a few dances.

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We have sold out of full passes for the weekend. Social passes will be released soon, sign up to the waiting list if you would like to get an email when they will be released.

Full weekend tickets will cost £115. We believe that everyone should have access to opportunities to dance and learn, no matter your financial situation. To that end, we are offering some discounted passes (25% off) to this event for those who otherwise would be unable to afford to attend. The code is published on the ticket purchasing page. Please contact us on for any questions on these passes.

Classes will start with fundamentals on Saturday morning, followed by themed classes for the rest of the weekend. When you buy a ticket, you will be asked for your choice of fundamentals class only (Balboa or Shag; leader or follower) and you will be assigned to this class. Later, we will be in touch with a form to ask for your themed class preferences. We will provide you with a personalised timetable, aiming as much as possible to match your preferences, while considering class sizes and lead/follow balance. We will provide a section on the form for comments, so if you have a strong preference please feel free to add any notes and we’ll do our best to accommodate.  Equally, if you’re flexible with your choices, for example you’re happy to take a class in either lead/follow role, please include this in the comments section too. 


The weekend is not open to complete beginners as the basic steps will not be taught. 

Social Passes

Some social passes will be available to buy for the full weekend, and will include access to our 4 socials. 

Contact Us

Any questions? Drop us an email

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