This Week's News October 2017



Learn to Salsa and Bachata every Thursday Night 

at Chimichanga Gloucester Quays

Free Parking in the Quays outside car park from 6pm! Fun Salsa, Bachata and Kizomba plus Fiesta!

Beginners class 7.30pm 

Intermediate class 8.30pm 

Salsa and Bachata Fiesta 9.30 - 11.30pm with DJ Thomas Melendez

Salsa lesson and party £6

Student £3 with ID/Fiesta £3 after 9.30pm

Chimichanga Gloucester Quays GL1 5SH

Every Thursday join us to learn Salsa and Bachata at the most Stylish venue, at Chimichanga Quays Gloucester.  Everybody welcome! The weekend starts early with a fun fiesta with DJ playing salsa, Bachata, Kizomba.  First time?  You will learn with the most established, experienced fun salsa company in Cheltenham and Gloucester, Gloucestershire.  Very friendly atmosphere, everyone welcome!


Salsa del Sol Bachata Special Thursday October 19th 2017 with International Guest Teacher Leandro Charanga From Cuba and Jessica Guastella at Chimichanga Gloucester Quays GL1 5SH 

Tickets £10

Door opens 7.30pm  until 11.30pm


Halloween Cuban Rueda and Spooktastic Fiesta at Chimichanga with Matthew and Sarah Thursday 26th October Gloucester Quays GL1 5SH 


Christmas Bachata Fiesta with Misael Cordero From Cuba at Chimichanga Thursday 23rd November Gloucester Quays  GL1 5SH 


Salsa del Sol New Year's Eve Ball @ Lansdown Bar Cheltenham GL50 2LG

Special Guest International Kizomba Instructor Sara Sirati, Cuban Rueda with Matthew and Sarah, two top DJs playing Salsa, Kizomba, Bachata and Merengue

Entrance £12 in advance and £15 on the door.  Tickets on sale now


New to Salsa Dancing?

Salsa is one of the most popular and enjoyable forms of social dance; it's fun, healthy, sociable and with the best teachers from Salsa del Sol, easy to learn.  Absolute beginners are always made to feel welcome.

There are classes for beginners at all our venues so you can start any week. With Salsa del Sol you will learn the steps in a structured and fun environment. 

Join us to learn with Cheltenham and Gloucester's most experienced, established, fun and dynamic salsa dance company! Don't hesitate to contact us if you would like more information. 

Entertainments and Party Packages for your Special Events

We have over 20 years experience of providing the best entertainment packages for your parties and events.  Call or email us now for information regarding your booking.  Our services include fun parties for schools (proms), weddings, hen parties, birthdays, fun workshops and more.

Enjoy the friendly atmosphere!

Who are Salsa del Sol?

Thomas Melendez from Venezuela and Anna Melendez, founders of salsa del Sol run the leading authentic salsa dance organisation in Cheltenham and Gloucester, Gloucestershire and The Cotswolds.Established for 20 years with four TV appearances, including, 'Strictly Dance Fever' and filmed for the BBC Gloucestershire Points West documentary about pioneering NHS funded salsa dance scheme, we organise and provide bespoke, qualty entertainment for events including weddings and parties across the UK and Internationally.  We have also provided and hosted demonstrations of Salsa at The Gloucester Quays.  Each month we invite top international guest teachers that specialise in salsa, Cuban rueda, bachata and kizomba.

We have also supported several charities organising events and collecting donations at our special Global Dance Festival at The Brewery Quarter Cheltenham; these include: Marie Curie, Macmillan, Make a Wish and Winston's Wish. 

TV Radio & Media

  • Four TV Appearances including BBC's 'Strictly Dance Fever' also ITV News Central - Tropicana Salsa Finalists.
  • BBC Radio Gloucestershire's Fat Nation, Asian Mela.
  • BBC Big Dance.
  • Numerous local Newspaper and Magazine features in the Gloucestershire Citizen and Echo.  International Guest Teachers and Festivals.
  • Organisers of The Global Dance Festival at The Brewery Cheltenham
  • We have also provided and hosted demonstrations of Salsa at The Gloucester Quays