13th - 14th December 2014
Fabulous Show, A New Competition, Live Music, Workshops and Shopping!
This year's Fantasia again offers you workshops with international teachers and British teachers offering a huge variety of different and unusual styles. We are delighted to welcome teachers from the USA, Germany, Spain and the UK, and dancers from across the globe.
Fantasia 2014 Timetable - click here
Online bookings are now closed
Some tickets will be available at the festival (cash only)
We are proud to announce that Fantasia is hosting a new two-part competition with live music! Come and see top dancers compete on Saturday night before the show, and again on Sunday afternoon with the Baladi Blues Ensemble. Click here for more information and to enter.
We have made some changes to the Fantasia timetable this year. We now have 1 hour, 1.5 hour and 2 hour workshops. This year's programme of workshops has a truly amazing variety of subjects, with everything from Flirtatious Oriental to Balkan Gypsy, Flamenco Belly Dance Fusion, Turkish Oriental, Chic Technique, Accordion Baladi, Robotic Fluidity, Body Percussion, Shimmy Control, Khaleegy and even Dark Dysfunctional Hip Hop! Check out the timetable for the full line up of workshops.
We are happy to welcome these fabulous teachers to Fantasia:
Ann Hall, Antje Lossin, Artemis, Darkstar, Fulya, Galit Mersand, Hilde Cannoodt, Ishtar, Lotus Niraja, Margaret Krause, Pearl Boheme, Samantha Neal, Sandra Thompson, Shona Hagan, Valerie Romanin and Yvette Cowles.
The Gala Show!
The unmissable Saturday Night Show is the perfect opportunity to see a wealth of wonderful performances from our stars and their students, in a wide variety of styles. This show is legendary for being the most innovative showcase in the UK!
Remember to allow time for shopping in our wonderful Souk, which offers a fantastic selection of dancewear, music and accessories. You can buy everything you need for class or performance!
Souk Opening Times
Saturday - 10am to 6:30pm or later
Sunday - 10am to 3:30pm
Feedback from Previous Fantasia Festivals
"A brilliant weekend! I got to try out so many new and exciting subjects with excellent teachers. The show was fab - and so was the shopping"...
"The perfect weekend in London. I sent my partner off to see the sights while I danced and shopped to my heart's content. Can't wait until the next one!"...
"I love the variety! The only problem is having to choose between workshops as I want to do them all!"...
"A really friendly, buzzy atmosphere. It was great!"...
"My favourite bellydance festival"...
"The show was awesome! I never knew there were so many different styles of bellydance."
"The competitions really inspired me and my students. We may even have a go ourselves next year!"...
Fantasia Festival is held at:
Arts Educational School
14 Bath Road
Nearest underground train station: Turnham Green
Directions: When you come out of Turnham Green Station, turn right and walk to the end of the road (there's a small roundabout there). Turn right again into Bath Road and walk past shops and a pub. You will see the Arts Educational School on your right.
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Fantasia 2014 Timetable - click here
Enquiries: email email@example.com or call: 07531 357 846
Booking and Prices
1 hour workshops - £12
1.5 hour workshops - £18
2 hour workshops - £22
Competition and Show Tickets
On Saturday the Hathor Award competition part 1 begins at 5:45pm, with the show following it at 8:15. On Sunday the Hathor Award competition part 2 (with live music) starts at 2:00pm. There are 3 different tickets you can buy:
1 - £25 (includes both competitions and the show)
2 - £20 (includes Saturday competition and show)
3 - £10 (only the competition on Sunday)
Click here for online booking.
You can pay for all tickets by credit or debit card, or by Paypal. You do not need a Paypal account to pay online.
To come to Fantasia without booking a workshop, there is a fee of £4 (cash on the door only).
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