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Workshops with Los Ocampo
, Leeds

Event details

An afternoon of workshops with two of the world's most renown exponents of traditional Argentinian Tango and folk dancing. Limited placed. Book early. Equal numbers of leaders and followers guaranteed.

  • Workshop 1: tbc
  • Workshop 2: tbc
  • Workshop 3: tbc
  • Cost: £35
  • Advanced booking and payment required

About Los Ocampo

Monica Romero was born in Buenos Aires, the daughter of famous artist Estela Raval and singer and musician Ricardo Romero. She studied jazz and modern dance, studying and performing with prestigious choreographers and dancers such as Nuri Cid, Beatriz and Victor Ferrari and Moira Chapman. In 1984 she reached a turning point in her career when she met Omar Ocampo. They married and established 'Los Ocampo.'

Omar Ocampo was born in Entre Rios and started his professional dance career at an early age, dancing with the Ballet Folklorico Nacional of Santiago Ayala, 'El Chucaro' and Norma Viola for 11 years. Omar Ocampo is the best folk dancer of Argentina and is a judge of the 'Danzas Argentinas Competition.'

They've been travelling together performing the tango around the world since 1988 notably with the Tango Pasion company.

Venue Details

New Burley Club, Burley Hill Drive, Leeds LS4 2SZ

The New Burley Club is located west of Leeds City Centre, between Kirkstall and Headingley. It has a large dance floor, a bar, and ample parking.

Getting there by car

From the M621

Exit at junction 2 (not 2A) and take the A643 towards the city centre (sign-posts for Wetherby, Harrogate and York). At Armley Giratory, take the 3rd exit sign-posted City Centre. Then follow the signs for the airport - they will lead you onto Kirkstall road.

From Leeds on Kirkstall Road (A65)

Driving from the city centre on Kirkstall road, pass under the viaduct, and continue for about a mile. Turn right at the traffic lights immediately after the Ready Steady Store warehouse onto Burley Wood Mount. Continue onto to Burley Hill Drive.

Getting there by bus

Kirkstall Hill / Burley Hill Drive Bus Stop #45010965

  • 49 - Monkswood Gate - Bramley
  • 50 & 50A - Seacroft - Horsforth

Kirstall Road / Birfed Crescent Bus Stop #45011562

  • 33 & 33A - Leeds - Otley
  • 508 - Leeds - Halifax
  • 670 - Bradford - Leeds
  • 757 - Leeds - Leeds Bradford Airport
  • 760 - Keighley - Leeds