Our group is a welcoming, down earth group led by experienced teachers with many years of experience of Capoeira Angola in Brazil. Both Beginners and those who have done capoeira before are welcome.Join our blossoming group learning to play Capoeira. While learning to keep your wits about you you will learn movement, music, rhythm and new ways of looking at the world. Capoeira is one of the defining arts of African Brazil expressing the essence of resistance to oppression, dedication to beauty and skill and collective play. Enslaved African's provided the base on which Capoeira Angola developed into a mature art form with complex music, lyrical, ritual and physical self-expression. Classes currently on Wednesdays at 7.30

Sunday, 28 July 2013

Roda in Memory of Jean Charles

On Monday the 22nd of July we held a Roda at Stockwell tube station in Memory of Jean Charles de Menezes.

It has been eight years since Jean Charles de Menezes was shot at Stockwell Tube Station. From 2005, every year, we have been holding a Roda de Capoeira there, at the Memorial built to never forget this tragic event. Without speech, banners or flags, we show to our community that we are still around! In the most peaceful way: with the empowering history inside Capoeira Angola. 

This year the roda was beautiful with a great energy. Many thanks to all that came. 

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