Tango Fandango - the House of Argentine Tango
Dorset Tango Festival

The Dorset International Tango Festival

October 9-11th 2020

Now in it’s 4th year the Dorset International Tango Festival has established itself as a friendly and well run Festival that combines quality teaching in a relaxed atmosphere. 

For 2020, the Festival will take place at the Ocean View Hotel where we have our own salon plus a brand new, large Ballroom, one of the biggest in Bournemouth soon to be open! 

Booking is now open!

Numbers for the workshops are limited to 72 people, so early booking is advisable!

OCTOBER 9-11th 2020


at the Ocean View Hotel, Bournemouth

The Con Bulin package prices include:

- Welcome Drink & Opening Milonga

- 2 nights accommodation plus Breakfast,
3 course dinner & full dance package

- Workshops with all 4 Teaching couples 

- Grand Saturday evening Milonga

- Accommodation packages in a choice of 2 Hotels

All workshops, milongas and evening meals to be held in the Ocean View Hotel

- Large NEW Ballroom in the Ocean View Hotel plus our own Tango salon

- Numbers limited to 3 groups of 24 for workshops


Con Bulin at the Ocean View Hotel from £255pp

Double Room £255pp (double occupancy)

Double room/seaview £265pp (double occupancy)

Double room/single occupancy £275pp

Double room Seaview/single occupancy £295pp

Single room/Seaview £275pp

Con Bulin at the adjacent Cottonwood Boutique Hotel from £270pp 

Double Room £270pp (double occupancy)

Double room/seaview £280pp

Double room/single occupancy £300pp

Double room/Seaview/single occupancy £320pp

Single room £280pp

Additional nights on Thursday 8th and Sunday 11th are available - ask for details.  

Sin Bulin package
No accommodation but all dance tuition and dances just £145pp


Con Bulin package - a £75pp non refundable
deposit payable to Tango Fandango secures
your place, please advise your room type.

Sin Bulin package - a £45pp non refundable
deposit payable to Tango Fandango secures
your place.

A Milonga only package will be available
nearer the date.

If you would like to book, please email us at Tango Fandango and bank transfer details will be given for the deposit.

Leonardo & Tracey

Leonardo & Tracey

Leonardo and Tracey are the hosts and organisers of 2 major annual Festivals in the UK. Leo is one of the most authentic Milongueros currently living in the UK. After 18 years of living and teaching in London, he moved to the Bournemouth area and together with his partner Tracey has established the largest Argentine Tango School in Dorset over the last 3 years.

Ricardo Calvo & Sandra

Ricardo & Sandra

Ricardo Calvo and Sandra Messina met in 2005. They are exceptional dancers that combine technical precision with elegance and humour which characterises their dancing. Their art is innovative yet traditional. They are much sought after "masters" offering a complete, organic and progressive method of teaching, making tango accessible to everyone, both amateurs and professionals. Creators of shows, they share their time between Buenos Aires and Paris, and travel around the world.

Luis & Elizabeth

Luis & Elizabeth

Luis & Elizabeth return again to teach at our Festival. Always a pleasure to have them, they are a very popular couple with many years of teaching the social Argentine Tango.

Martin Acosta

Juan Amaya & Valentina Garnier

New to the Festival for 2020, we are delighted to have Juan & Amaya with us. They are incredible dancers with an impressive worldwide CV. International Teachers, World Tango Finalists 2018 and 2019 

2018 Metropolitan Champions category Waltz and Milonga 

2017 Intermilitary Champions in the city of Bs As 

2017 Champions Santa Fe Preliminary World Tango Subsede 

Participation in National and International festivals.

Terms and Conditions

The organisers reserve the right to alter the line-up of Artists/ DJs without prior notification.

The promoter does not accept responsibility for lost or stolen property.

By purchasing a ticket to the festival you consent to filming, sound recording and photography as a member of the audience and such material may be used for commercial or non-commercial use.

The organisers shall not be held liable for any loss, damage or injury of any kind.

If the festival is cancelled, the organisers shall not be liable for any costs or expenses incurred by the ticket holder, including but not limited to, accommodation or transport costs or any direct or indirect losses or damage of whatever kind.

Tickets are not transferable or refundable