Dance lessons & events

Xsalsa is part of the northern event umbrella, the instructors teach Latin dance at universities and social events throughout the north of England, the teachers are well qualified and teach at national level events around the British isles.

So we have a new venue, The Cartologist.

Join us here for a night of dance, lessons commence Tuesday evenings at 7.30 beginners class then a more advanced class followed by bachata class for all.

social dance till late, drinks, (please do not bring your own! )

price is £6 all night.

£3 Students

no partner needed!

Address , Durham, DH1 4NQ 

Parking - street parking is free in Durham city on evenings 

More space to dance

Longer hours


Regular lessons every week.

Tuesdays , Durham city.

7.30 pm til 9 pm

social til 11 pm

Private hire

Hire a teacher for your event

Social dance

Social dance events 

Gift card  only £20

Give that special person the gift of dance, I month of classes vouchers can be posted out free of charge making a unique gift!


So we have a new venue, Whisky River under Elvit bridge Durham city.

They are giving us a warm welcome and this will be a permanent move provided the night is well supported. There is prince bishop car park close by street parking as well.

More space to dance

Longer hours (yay!)

Please do support us in our new venue, let’s make our new home a lasting one! Xx


Turtle Bay Special.

This beautiful new venue on Durhams waterfront, with views of the Cathedral inside and outside space, space for up to 40, join on facebook and get priority now.

Starts with a short salsa class with Samalie! 7.30 pm then social dancing to DJ Marky till 11pm with line ups and fun. 

Future dates TBC

We have the BEST pre Christmas gift for you! The one and only wonderfully talented TBC will be joining us for this year's Christmas party! Come and join us in preparation for all those mince pies and turkey you’re going to stuff yourself with at Christmas time. There will be a workshop and line ups and dancing and partying at this lovely new venue. Not forgetting music by our own DJ Marky and happiness and nonsense from Sam and Natalie 


Soooo many of you have been asking ‘when is Bowburn back on?’

Well….exciting news!!!

We are back Sunday with salsa, bachata, a little kizomba and chacha and maybe even a merengue! We cannot wait to welcome back our wonderful dancers.

Join the event and come and have a dance with Sam, Natalie and our Marky.

The night starts with a short lesson by Samalie.

selected dates please see facebook events.


Bowburn Hall Hotel

Bowburn, Durham, DH6 5NH



£6 all night

Paypal payment to

Bank S A Mills - sort code 207070 AC 83796876



Only the best mix lots of classic Salsa Bachata, Kizomba, and a few other genres through the night.



The Hotel has a bar open till 10.30



Ample parking on site for all.