Casbah Cabaret Deluxe
Presented by Helen Santa Maria and Rachel Bennett
Our spacious venue has an elevated stage, so you’ll enjoy a clear view of Yasmina, special dance sprung floors and free on-site parking. There’s a paying bar and we can’t wait to serve you complimentary tea and cake at our shimmering showcase. Advanced ticket sales only. Early bird ticket discounts run until end April 2020!
Whole day ticket including 2-hour workshop, showcase, afternoon tea & cake - £45.50 until end April. Thereafter: £55.00.
2-hour workshop only - £35.50 until end April. Thereafter: £45.00.
Showcase only with afternoon tea & cake - £12.50 until end April. Thereafter: £15.00. Children - £6.50. Under 5s free.
Q. "I love the sound of that! How do I sign up?!"
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It's your opportunity to perform! All workshop attendees are invited (and encouraged!) to perform Yasmina's routine with her on stage at the Casbah Cabaret Deluxe afternoon tea showcase.
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Performance applications open 1st March. Stay tuned to our event page for deets on how to apply.
Please kindly note tickets are not refundable under any circumstances.
Postponed – we’re pausing bookings just for now
Rachel Bennett School of Bellydance presents:
Bellydance Heaven & Shimmytastic Showcase
Starring World Champion Bellydancer: Queenie of Belgium
Berkshire’s Bellydance Festival – Saturday 5 & Sunday 6 September 2020
Treat yourself to a weekend of wonder with an international champion bellydancer! We’ve got wow-factor workshops designed for ambitious improvers, intermediate, advanced and professional lovers of bellydance. Sparkle at our showcase and enjoy the ethereal beauty of Queenie’s world-class dreamy performances.
Queenie of Belgium is an international performer of Middle Eastern Dance, as well as a certified teacher and coach. Her captivating performances and her enthusiastic classes and workshops thrive on her elegant and dynamic style. Queenie has won several awards, including Jewel of Yorkshire’s Rising Star and Bellydancer of the World 2011.
Saturday 5 September 2020
11.00am to 1.00pm – Swooshes, Sways and Arabeques - Queenie’s signature elegance doesn’t get any better than this! Juicy swooshes, powerful sways and floaty arabesques to make you swoon! Not to be missed! Level: Ambitious Improvers, Intermediate, Advanced students and Professionals
1.30pm to 3.30pm – Slow Motion Potion – Slow moves boring? No way! Learn how to turn your slow moves into fascinating, gooey power-moves! Level: Ambitious Improvers, Intermediate, Advanced students and Professionals
Sunday 6 September 2020
1.00pm to 3.00pm – Queentessence - The Finishing Touch – A bespoke Bellydance Heaven workshop capturing the quintessence of bellydance: Posture, elegance, stage presence. What makes your dance polished and refined? What are the tiny details that make the difference between a good dancer and a great dancer? We explore hand and arm positions and patterns, as well as lovely leg moves to enhance your hip work and transitions. Learn how to bring out your inner Queen(ie) on stage, performing with balance, grace and confidence, captivating your audience. Level: Ambitious Improvers, Intermediate, Advanced students and Professionals
4.00pm to 6.00pm – Shimmytastic Showcase starring YOU and Queenie
Enjoy the paying Loddon Hall Bar and BYO nibbles and drinkies to our family-friendly pop-up showcase. All performers are kindly asked to purchase tickets.
Catch Rachel performing and teaching workshops at Birmingham Bellydance Festival, Sat 28 September 2020