Regular Events

Temptation Tea Dances

Temptation Tea Dances

Sundays 3-6pm

Benson Parish Hall, Sunnyside, Benson, Oxfordshire OX10 6LZ

Wallingford Masonic Centre, Goldsmiths Lane Wallingford Oxfordshire OX10 0DU

Marlborough Town Hall, High Street, Marlborough, Wiltshire SN8 1AA

Our legendary tea dances are not to be missed.

A glorious combination of dancing, tea and cake and smooth music, perfect for a Sunday afternoon. Now with a choice of three fabulous venues across Oxfordshire and Wiltshire.

Taking all the charm and elegance of the traditional tea dances (proper china cups) and adding a modern jive twist to create a unique Sunday afternoon experience. Pure heaven for dancers

The original and the best!

See below for dates

Temptation Inferno

Benson Parish Hall, Sunnyside, Benson, Oxfordshire OX10 6LZ

8.30pm - 11.45pm


Enjoy the dark side of Temptation with these sizzling late night freestyles.

Time to burn up that dance floor as our resident DJ plays an awesome mix of inspirational music. Sexy, smooth and simply sensational.

Impressive large dance floor.

Treat your feet to a Friday night to remember.

Further details and dates below.

Tango Temptation

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Weekly classes with Mark and Sarah designed to be welcoming, relaxed and above all fun.

Tango is a beautiful, enjoyable dance. We are a friendly group and encourage dancers whatever their dance background to join us. Suitable for all including those new to tango.

Lessons concentrate on the fundamental techniques and tools of improvised Argentine Tango.

Following the class there is a social dance practice (practica)

In addition to our weekly Wednesday night classes in Dorchester on Thames, we run monthly tango workshops. The teachers for these workshops are the talented Tracey and Leonardo. These professional tango dancers have over 40 years of experience to share with you. Leonardo is an authentic tango dancer from Buenos Aires and has been dancing from the age of 7!

All workshops take place at our Benson venue and run between February and November.

See below for dates and further information.


Upcoming Events

The Ding Dong Daddios coming soon

Sunday 3 September 2017
3pm - 6pm
Benson Parish Hall
Join us for our very special event of the year as we step back in time and enjoy the music and fashion of the 1940s and 50s
The highlight of the afternoon will be the live performance by The Ding Dong Daddios as they entertain us in style.
 A fabulous jump, jive and swing band who sound good, look good and by golly they do you good!
Thankfully the only thing missing will be the rationing.
Plenty of tea, cakes and sandwiches as well as great music from these two iconic decades.
The venue has on site parking and the address is: -
Benson Parish Hall, Sunnyside, Benson, Oxfordshire
 OX10 6LZ
The cost is £15 in advance or £20 on the day.
Payment in advance can be made at any of our events up to and including 27 August or you can pay on line by bank transfer - contact Sarah for the bank details
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The wait is over! Here are the dates for Temptation's Inferno 2017
24 March
5 May
22 September
20 October
Fabulous Friday Freestyles
Benson Parish Hall
8.30pm - 11.45pm
For the pure joy of dancing these nights are not to be missed.
 Featuring in the main hall the best in modern jive music and in the separate intimate Fusion Room a mix of Latin, Tango and Blues.
Arrive before 9pm and enjoy a complimentary glass of wine.
Free tea, coffee and cookies
Bring your own booze if you wish
Plenty of on site parking

Monthly Tango Workshops - Benson

Monthly Workshops with Tracey and Leonardo
Saturdays 2pm - 5pm
Benson Parish Hall
OX10 6LZ

Running between February and November 2017
Each workshop looks at a different element of Argentine Tango.
Pre-booking is required
11 February, 25 March, 8 April, 13 May, 10 June

15 July (NB this workshop will take place at the
 Wallingford Masonic Centre) 
 12 August, 9 September, 14 October
 11 November (NB this workshop will take place at the Wallingford Masonic Centre)
The cost of these workshops are £25 per person to include refreshments

Benson Tea Dances 2017

Benson Tea Dances 2017
Benson Parish Hall
OX10 6LZ
3pm - 6pm

Dates for 2017
8 January, 12 February, 12 March, 9 April, 14 May, 11 June
9 July, 27 August, 10 September, 29 October, 12 November
10 December

Marlborough Tea Dances 2017


One of the most beautiful dance venues in the country in the heart of this lovely Wiltshire town.

Sundays 3pm - 6pm
Marlborough Town Hall
5 High Street
Dates for 2017
22 Jan, 19 Feb, 19 March, 23 April, 7 May, 4 June
2 July, 20 August, 17 Sept, 22 Oct, 26 Nov
17 Dec

Wallingford Tea Dances 2017

Wallingford Tea Dances 2017

Wallingford Masonic Centre
 Goldsmiths Lane, Wallingford, Oxfordshire OX10 0DU
Home to our first tea dance in 2010 this still remains a favourite venue for many of our dancers. Set in the centre of town with two car parks conveniently located nearby.
Dates for 2017 are
29 January, 26 February, 26 March, 2 April, 21 May, 18 June
16 July, 13 August, 24 September, 15 October, 19 November
3rd December
3pm - 6pm 

Tango Workshops Marlborough

New for 2017 a series of 3 tango workshops aimed at the beginner or anyone who wants to re-visit the fundamentals of
 Argentine Tango.
During the course of the workshops we will cover all the basic tools and techniques needed to dance social, improvisational tango.
Pre-booking is essential - contact Sarah on 07789 667312 or email
The workshops will take place on three Saturdays from 2pm - 5pm with a break for refreshments (included in the price)
21 January 2017
28 January 2017
4 February 2017
The venue is St Mary's Church Hall
Silverless Street
Cost - £25 per person per workshop or book all 3 in advance and pay just £60

Learn to dance Argentine Tango

Come and learn to dance tango in a friendly and relaxed environment.

We run a weekly class followed by an hours practice session.

Suitable for beginners and anyone who would like to re-visit the fundamentals of this beautiful dance.
No need to come with a partner. Argentine tango is a social dance, we all dance with each other and change partners throughout the lesson.
No previous dance experience necessary
Join any week

Wednesdays 8pm  - 10pm 

Venue - Dorchester on Thames Village Hall, 7 Queen Street, Dorchester, Oxfordshire OX10 7HR

Lesson 8pm - 9pm
Practica 9pm - 10pm

£10 lesson and practica
£5 practica only