Nortena Tango

Norteña Tango

Norteña Tango

Magical weekends in Edinburgh

Study Opportunity with Jenny & Ricardo

Matinee and evening Milongas

Norteña Tango weekends are an opportunity to dance and study tango in Edinburgh with a mixture of connected workshops, fine-tuning sessions and social dancing.

2018 dates

28th-29th April 2018
22nd-23rd September 2018
8th-9th December 2018

Upcoming Norteña Tango Weekend
28th-29th April 2018

For this special Norteña weekend we will have 6 workshops in total, instead of the usual 3. We (Ricardo & Jenny) will teach three workshops and Eric Jorissen and Jessie Kennedy will teach three workshops. It is a joint event with the Edinburgh tango society.

A full timetable and all booking information will be availble very soon.

Norteña information


There will be two connected workshops during the Norteña Tango weekends. The day-time connected workshops are at Intermediate level. The themes will be publicised in advance. For the connected workshops it is better to attend both, but separate bookings are also welcome. 

NB. For the April Norteña there will be two sets of connected workshops and two stand-alone workshops (six in total). All the information on the themes is below.


The full address is Pilrig St Paul’s Church Hall, Pilrig Street, Edinburgh, EH6 5AH. Access is from Pilrig Street. NB. For the April Norteña, the first workshop on Sunday (EJ2) will be held at Shapes Dance studio, which is just around the corner from Pilrig Church Hall, on Arthur Street (The full address is 19 Arthur Street, Edinburgh, EH6 5DA). Everything else will be at Pilrig as usual.

Booking and Enquiries:

There are good value passes available for advanced booking.
Please book workshops and the fine-tuning session in advance as numbers will be limited and we will balance the numbers of men and women (leaders & followers). For social dance events, you are very welcome to come along on the day.
Tel: 07753 433 251 (Ricardo)



(Passes in brackets are for students)
Norteña Pass - 3 workshops, all dancing: £65 (Students £45)
Norteña Pass Extra - 6 workshops, all dancing: £105
Dance Pass: £20 (Students £12)

Individual Prices and Other Options:

1 Workshop: £17
2 Workshops: £33
3 Workshops: £48
Afternoon Dance (Sat or Sunday): £7
Milonga Norteña: £8

Student Class Prices: 1 workshop £14, 2 workshops £26, 3 workshops £35
Student Milonga Prices: Afternoon Milongas £4, Evening Milonga £5
Student Pass Prices: Nortena Pass £45, Dance Pass £12