Welcome to Deva Flamenco.
-winners of the Performing Arts Award 2022, Cheshire Voluntary Arts.
Since 1997 Deva Flamenco, a voluntary community group, has held weekly flamenco dance classes and occasional workshops in Chester
in flamenco, Sevillanas or Gypsy dancing.
We have given dance shows, including at Storyhouse, Chester Guitar Circle, Caldy Manor and Oak Grange care homes
plus "have a go at flamenco" sessions, special workshops and Christine gives Story of Flamenco illustrated presentations.
We want to continue bringing an appreciation and love of flamenco to our local region - Cheshire, North Wales, Wirral.
Our regular weekly classes are 6.30 until 8.30pm on Mondays (not Bank Holidays) at New Scene, off Newton Lane, Chester satnav CH2 2HD.
6.30 to 7.10 is suitable for new beginners - warmup and beginner level dances.
7.10 to 7.30 is technique suitable for all.
7.30 to 8.30 for more challenging choreography - taught at a quicker pace
Cost for the first beginners level hour is 7 pounds.
Cost from 7.10 - or for the full two hours - is 10 pounds.
Our teacher is Nia.
Our guest teacher is Minna who recently taught us a beautiful alegrias.
Our guitarists are Mike Riley and Nick Cross.
If you are interested in joining us contact Christine or Rachel
Deva Flamenco aims to encourage people to enjoy and appreciate flamenco music and dance.
We can give performances, fiestas at care homes, dances at festivals and "have a go" at flamenco sessions.
Plus Christine gives presentations, illustrated with video clips, music and dancing, tracing the flamenco story in Andalucia to the modern day.
For more information contact Christine or Rachel
We are dancing and leading a have-a-go at flamenco session at the Storyhouse Elders Festival at 3pm on Wednesday October 18th 2023
- free but you must book your ticket on the Storyhouse website.
If you would like to book Deva Flamenco for a future event please contact Christine or Rachel
Our inspiring Spanish teacher is Maria DelMar "Chachi" from Malaga - a wonderful dancer and prize-winning choreographer.
Maria will be giving flamenco workshops again 21st to 26th March 2024.