News: Tea Dance returns to the Waldorf

Wednesday 16 May 2007

The Waldorf Hotel – now the Waldorf Hilton – is bringing the tea dance back to its famous Palm Court – in time for the celebration of its centenary next year.

On Sunday 10 June, Tango Tea offers the chance to ‘step back in time to an age of elegance’. The main event will run from 2-5pm with a live five-piece percussion band from Jazz not Jazz Productions. Guests will also be entertained with shows from professional dancers before being invited on to the dance floor themselves.

Simply Dancing Partners, the ballroom event company, will be bringing its team of male and female dance partners to the event.
In addition, the company is introducing its unique style of lessons to the Waldorf so that guests attending Tango Tea can learn or practice some of the dances in advance. Lessons will be available in two one-hour sessions from 12-2pm covering a selection of Ballroom and Latin dances.

Aftternoon tea will of course be served – including finger sandwiches, cakes, scones and clotted cream, tea and a glass of champagne.

Tickets will be £55 (including afternoon tea) – and experienced dance partners will be available at £35 per person. Each one-hour lesson will cost £10 per person for those in a couple, or £20 for singles requiring a dance partner.

To book, call the Waldorf Hilton on : 020 7836 2400

To book a partner, or a lesson contact Simply Dancing Partners on 020 7736 4493 or

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