Flamenco Firecracker at the Kirkgate

An exclusive opportunity to join renowned dance company Slanjayvah Danza in an exciting community workshop ahead of their live show 6 Feet, 3 Shoes.

Written by Dani Boniface

Following a successful day of dance workshops at the Kirkgate Centre on 23rd October, Slanjayvah Danza return to Cockermouth this weekend with another inspiring community workshop ahead of their live show.

The introductory flamenco workshop runs this Saturday (11 Nov) from 2pm - 3.30pm and is FREE with a ticket for the evening show (or just £5 on the door without an evening ticket).

The workshop is suitable for anyone aged 12+, all abilities are welcome.

Image: 6 Feet, 3 Shoes rehearsals

This is a rare chance to learn new skills and get creative with a hugely successful dance company. Workshop attendees will also be invited to open up the live show at the Kirkgate this Saturday evening (7.30pm), performing the routine taught in the workshop.

About the show - 6 Feet, 3 Shoes

Rooted in traditional arts, set in a contemporary context, 6 Feet, 3 Shoes is full of feisty rhythmical dance, cultural references and humour.

Performed by three dancers and three musicians – get ready for some fierce percussion, traditional foot stomping music, tender moments and a giggle. Book and find out more here.

May we have this dance?

We're no stranger to a bit of a party here at the Kirkgate - so as well as the chance to showcase your new moves at the start of the show, you're sure to have your toes tapping at the post show Cèilidh! We look forward to seeing you on the floor...