is the UK's leading resource for everything Flamenco and is run by
and for Flamenco aficionados.
Our extensive Flamenco and Spanish Dance archive includes period costumes and
shoes, shawls, posters, old books and photos, videos, dvds, vinyl records, etc. This resource is
consulted by bodies from the Spanish Embassy to leading theatre and dance companies. Hire
facilities are available for fully insured Film, TV and theatrical costumiers.
has often worked with leading theatres where we present
exhibitions and displays of Flamenco related material e.g. Sadlers Wells, the Royal Albert
Hall, Barbican, Queen Elizabeth Hall and the Royal Festival Hall.
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has a proud history of presenting Flamenco with it's
associated dance company, Cancion Gitana. This International company has toured the UK and
Europe specialising in Flamenco dance theatre presenting well reviewed shows such as Goya,
Cafe de Chinitas, Cafe Cantante, Casa de Bernarda Alba, Spanish Sketches, The Fire Shoes
(a children’s show) and Lament for Lorca, a biography of the Spanish poet. Performances have
been as small and intimate as dancer and guitarist for a wedding party through restaurants,
corporate events, product launches to full scale theatre shows and outdoor festivals in front
works closely with Helena’s Flamenco school. Helena "La
Leyenda" has been dancing Flamenco for over 25 years, learning and perfecting her art in the major
Flamenco schools in Spain for example, Amor de Dios in Madrid—widely considered to be Spain’s leading Flamenco
school. Helena was formerly resident Flamenco teacher at Sadlers Wells and teaches classes and workshops
throughout Southern England and in Spain.
Helena "La Leyenda" teaches workshops at schools and colleges and has taught
groups of all ages, abilities and disabilities. A favourite form is an introductory talk of 10 minutes in morning
assembly, then a series of classes throughout the day. These are then followed by a 20 minute or so
performance for the school and parents at afternoon collection time, approximately 3pm. Helena is usually
accompanied by a guitarist.
Helena’s client portfolio includes BBC 1, ITV 1, Channel 4, BBC Radio, Sadlers
Wells Theatre, Glyndebourne Opera House, Sussex University, Buckingham University, Portsmouth College, University
College, London, West Dean College, Goodwood House, Bedales School, Schools – many - Secondary and Primary, The
Womens Institute, Age Concern, WRVS, Strikealight Arts, Roots Around The World and many more.