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Ron Hitchins Dance Bursary

Each year the Peña Flamenca de Londres will award a prize to a young flamenco dancer judged to have shown the most promise during the year, whether they are a member of the Peña or not. The prize will be in the form of the Ron Hitchins* Dance Bursary, to be used to support further tuition in this country or in Spain.

Candidates must be nominated by their flamenco dance teacher and may perform solo or dance as part of a group at the Juerga. Teachers are asked to nominate no more than two of their students. The winner will be announced in November each year and they will be invited to receive it at the Christmas show held in December of that year.

The winner will be expected to report back to the Peña Flamenca de Londres after they have used the bursary to say what they learned from the experience. The report is to be in writing supported by photographs and must be submitted by the end of September in the following year. It may be published on the Peña Flamenca de Londres website and in Flamenco News Magazine.

Entries for the 2016 Bursary are now closed.  Please return here next Spring for details of the 2017 Bursary.

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* Ron Hitchins is the life and spirit of the London flamenco scene. He turned 90 years of age this year and is still going strong. Ron has been a mentor and inspiration behind many dancers over the years and the Peña Flamenca de Londres now pays homage to him with the Ron Hitchins Bursary for Flamenco Dance.

 

 

2016 Bursary

Awarded to: Faye Llowth
Highly Commended: Alba Heredia Villalobos
Ariana Armenakas


Dance schools and teachers

The Spanish Dance Society
The world’s largest society for the advancement of Spanish dance in all its forms
www.spanishdancesociety.org

Ilusion Flamenca
London: Covent Garden, Euston
Directed by Angela Alonso
www.ilusionflamenca.co.uk

La Escuela de Baile
London: Camden, Covent Garden
Directed by Nuria Garcia
Classes and short courses in the UK and Spain
www.ledb.co.uk

La Morenita Flamenca
London: Brixton
Classes for Bata de Cola; absolute Beginners
www.lamorenitaflamenca.co.uk

Danielle Allan
London: Covent Garden
Surrey: Sutton
www.danielleallan.com

Fiesta Flamenca
London: Chiswick
Dance: Anita la Maltesa, Jésus Olmedo
Guitar: Ramon Ruiz
www.fiestaflamenca.com

Sam Quy
London: Central, Harrow
Bucks: Amersham
www.flamencoshow.co.uk
Email: info@flamencoshow.co.uk

La Joaquina
London: Greenwich
Tel. 0208 293 9741
www.greenwichdance.org.uk

Sara Olivar
London: Dulwich
Beginners, Intermediate, and children’s classes
Tel. 020 7733 7336 or 07972 109801
www.saraolivar.com 
Email: saraolivar@hotmail.com

Fenella Juanita
London: Waterloo, Ealing
Berks: Ascot
Children and adults, flamenco and Spanish Dance
Facebook: Facebook.com/Info.FenellaJuanita
Email: fenellajuanita@me.com
Twitter: @fenellajuanita

Battersea Spanish
London: Battersea
Flamenco classes and Hispanic cultural events
www.batterseaspanish.com 
Email: hola@batterseaspanish.com

Luz Flamenca
London: Earl’s Court, Gloucester Road and Hammersmith
All levels, private and group classes
Tel. 07910 022628
www.luzflamenca.com
Email: verenaflamenco@hotmail.com

Emma ‘La Rizada’
London: Greenwich
www.ritmo flamenco

Felipe de Algeciras
Cambridge: classes once per month
www.danceflamencocambridge.co.uk
Email: info@danceflamencocambridge.co.uk

Flamenco Dance Academy Ltd.
East Sussex: Brighton and Hove
Children’s classes available
Tel. 07531 104 301
www.flamencodanceacademy.com

Ana Dueñas Leon Academia Flamenca
East Sussex: Brighton

Tel. 07939 938565
Email: info@flamencodance.co.uk

Juana Jimenez
Essex: Chelmsford
Classes on Sundays
www.juanajimenezflamenco.co.uk

Carmen Pacheco Tuition
West Sussex
Tel. 01798 343030
Email: carmenpachecojondo@gmail.com

Simón El Rubio
Spain: Jerez de la Frontera
www.flamencoshop.com

Escuela Carmen de las Cuevas
Spain: Granada
Spanish language, dance and guitar holidays
www.carmencuevas.com

Centro Flamenco La Fuente
Spain: Capileira, Granada
Flamenco Dance courses May to October, also Spanish language, horse riding and painting
www.flamencolafuente.com

Taller Flamenco
Spain: Seville

www.tallerflamenco.com

 

Guitar teachers

Tito Heredia
London
Tel. 020 8671 2477

Ramon Ruiz
London: Acton
Tel. 07940 592138
www.flamenco-london.com

Steve Homes
London
www.stevehomes.org

Francisco Antonio
London

www.estiloflamenco.com

Glen Sharp
Manchester
Tel. 07971 086571
www.glennsharp.co.uk

Jingle
Spain: Almuñecar
Courses in guitar, palmas and compas at his home; o
ne student at a time, or two if they share
Tel. 0034 952 522 534
Mobile 0034 699 703 984

Simón El Rubio
Spain: Jerez de la Frontera
www.flamencoshop.com

 

Singing teachers

Jasmine Villalobos
London
Tel. 0208 761 2477

Olayo Jiménez
www.flamenco-olayo.com

 

Flamenco performers

Ilusion Flamenca
London-based flamenco group directed by Angela Alonso

www.ilusionflamenca.co.uk

Flamenco Express
London
www.flamencoexpress.co.uk

Sumaya
London-based flamenco group formed by dancers Carolina Esteves and Michelle Carrier (La Morenita) and featuring Angus Cruickshank, Steve Homes, Manuel de Cadiz, Javier Macias, Fernando de Sevilla, and Andres Ticino
www.sumaya.co.uk

Fiesta Flamenca
London
Anita La Maltesa. Ramón Ruíz
www.fiestaflamenca.com

Samantha Luisa Quy
London-based flamenco dancer
www.flamencoshow.co.uk

Taconeo Grupo Flamenco
London-based flamenco group featuring Anika, Sara “La Frasca” and La Fumi
www.flamencolondon.co.uk

Race and Rhythm
London-based Spanish Contemporary Dance and Performing Arts company directed by Miriam Faura
www.raceandrhythm.com

Leland
Flamenco guitarist
www.discpro.org

El Aire
Multi-cultural flamenco fusion band, mixing jazz, Persian and other Middle Eastern music forms, directed by Amir Akbari “~Alejandro”

www.elaire.net

Steve Homes
London-based guitarist
www.stevehomes.org

Francisco Antonio
London-based guitarist
www.estiloflamenco.com

La Morenita
London-based flamenco dancer Michelle Carrier “La Morenita”
www.lamorenitaflamenca.co.uk

Temperamento Español
East of England based flamenco dance company directed by Juana Jiménez, featuring Michelle Jiménez and Samantha Luisa Quy
www.juanajimenezflamenco.co.uk/

Fenella Juanita Y Compania 
Surrey-based flamenco and Spanish Dance group; collaborations with Cuban, Gypsy and Kathak dance artists and companies
Facebook: Facebook.com/Info.FenellaJuanita
Email fenellajuanita@me.com
Twitter: @fenellajuanita

Álvaro Guarnido
Mobile 07531 104 301
www.flamencoalvaroguarnido.co.uk

 

Other peñas and flamenco venues

Sadler’s Wells Theatre
The number one dance venue in London, with frequent flamenco performances by major companies
www.sadlerswells.com

España on Fire
The Forge, 3-7 Delancey Street, Camden Town, NW1 7NL
www.forgevenue.org
www.myspace.com/espanaonfire
Email: espanaonfire@gmail.com

Flamenco Manchester
www.flamencomanchester.com
Email: info@flamencomanchester.com

Flamenco Norfolk
Norwich, Great Yarmouth
www.flamenco-norfolk.co.uk

Peña Flamenca de Bristol
www.bristol-flamenco.org.uk

 

Dance and flamenco related

Flamenco in London
Flamenco events listings, contacts for classes and details of workshops
www.flamencoinlondon.com

London Dance
Listings site for all types of dance in London
www.londondance.com

Foro Flamenco
Flamenco Guitar Forum
www.foroflamenco.com

Sal’s flamenco soapbox
Comprehensive flamenco glossary under “Flamenco”
www.herso.freeservers.com

Flamenco Descalzo
London: Islington
Flamenco fusion with Belly Dance and Gypsy Dances, directed by Valérie Romanin
www.flamencodescalzo.com

 

Apartments to rent

Torremolinos
Two-bedroom apartment in landscaped gardens with pool; roomy lounge with doors to terrace and gardens; big fully-fitted kitchen; tiled bathroom with shower
Quiet part of Torremolinos, 10 minutes from Malaga airport
Tel. 0207 703 6893

 

Flamenco shopping

El Mundo Flamenco
62 Duke Street. London W1K 6JT
Costume, music, guitars
www.elmundoflamenco.co.uk
Tel. 0207 493 0033

Flamenco Shop
Andalusia-based shop for everything flamenco, from bata de colas to coasters
www.flamencoshop.com