On 3 March Viva la Dance!
latest addition to Canary Wharf’s extensive/top-quality
programme of public events. Part social night out, part
learning experience, it explores the array of dance styles
originating from Latin America, set under the stars in
Canary Wharf’s spectacular glass-covered venue, East
Dancing is one of the hippest activities around, drawing on
the success of television shows Strictly Come Dancing,
Got to Dance, Dancing on Ice and So You
Think You Can Dance. Canary Wharf Arts & Events has
created its own unique
dance evening, enticing active dancers, avid watchers or
simply those ready to try something new.
Sian Astrop, Arts & Events Manager at Canary Wharf Group plc
gives everybody the opportunity to have fun, learn a new
dance style or expand their existing dancing abilities. All
levels of dancers are welcome so if you love live music and
have a passion for Latin life then this is the night for
The evening includes tutoring from Doni Fierro and Liz
Bayley, professional dance team and leading London dance
instructors, allowing dancers to learn and practice amazing
Salsa moves in a friendly and lively atmosphere. A live
Salsa band will keep things moving throughout, and a
selection of delicious themed food platters and drinks are
A free glass of bubbly on arrival will ensure
Viva la Dance!
gets feet tapping and hips swaying to Latin beats.
About Canary Wharf Arts & Events
Wharf's world-class Arts & Events programme includes over
100 events each year, many of
which are world-class and premieres. The majority of these
events are free and its diverse programme ranges from music
concerts, comedy nights, outdoor festivals and dance
performances to street theatre, sporting events and theatre
More than 60 art works by
45 artists and designers are found throughout the Estate.
Temporary art exhibitions run throughout the year, with
recent exhibitors including Peter Randall-Page, Phillip King
and Phyllida Barlow.
CWG won the Christie's
Award for Best Corporate Art Collection and Programme at the
International Art and Work Awards in November 2010, beating
entries from around the world.
Arts & Events is part of Canary Wharf Group plc.
About Canary Wharf Group plc (CWG)
Group plc (CWG) has achieved one of the greatest feats of
iconic urban regeneration, designing and constructing over
15 million square
feet of office and retail space across its 97 acre East
There are more than 200
shops, bars and restaurants at Canary Wharf. Recent fashion
openings include Tiffany & Co., Jaeger and Hackett. Seven
new bars and restaurants have opened in the past 18 months
to critical acclaim, creating over 400 jobs.
of the Estate is landscaped parks, plazas and walkways with
over 1,000 trees, 88 floral species and each year 70,000
seasonal plants are planted.
Canary Wharf also has one of Britain's
highest concentrations of
roofs, reducing energy use and
CWG has been named one of the Sunday Times Best Green
Companies in Britain for the past three years.
people work at Canary Wharf, with the population projected
to double by 2025.
Canary Wharf Group plc (CWG) is an integrated property
development, investment and management group of companies.