This Week's News

Salsa will return to Apres this Thursday 23rd June 2016

We look forward to more fantastic events in 2016.



IMPORTANT NEWS -  We will be back at Apres on 23 June 2016  Amazing new venue with wooden dancefloor and stylish decor.  The beginners class will be at 7.30pm followed by second class at 8.30pm with Thomas & Anna Melendez.  Great music and party after the classes.  This promises to be another fantastic night with a great crowd as it is always well supported with people travelling from far and wide including Stroud, Bristol, Worcester, Gloucester and Oxford to join us for an exceptional party night! 

Sat 2nd July 2016 Free Fun Salsa Session at The Midsummer Fiesta at Montpellier Gardens GL50 1UW - We will be doing salsa workshops and a DJ slot for freestyle dancing from 6.30pm until 8pm.  Invite your friends and bring your picnic!

Saturday 9th July Thomas's Indian meal and salsa night at Masala Bites, Cheltenham 22-24 Albion Street, Cheltenham GL52 2LP £12 including Two course meal and dancing afterwards.  Advance booking only as numbers are limited.

Please check the website for news and events.  New venue to be announced soon for Gloucestershire so watch this space! 

Check the Shop page for special offers on our weekly salsa del sol class in Cheltenham:

All Welcome! Thursdays come and learn salsa and bachata at the most Stylish venue, Apres in the town centre.  Everybody welcome to come and learn to salsa.  First time?  You will learn with the most established, experienced fun salsa company in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire.  Very friendly atmosphere, everyone welcome!

Special Offer for university and language school students only £4!


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 Cheltenham, 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 Cheltenham you will learn the steps in a structured and fun environment.  Venues are chosen for their excellent dancefloors and onsite or convenient parking.

Come along to learn with Cheltenham'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 17 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 and Anna Melendez, founders of salsa del Sol run the leading salsa dance organisation in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire and The Cotswolds.Established for 17 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 supported several charities organising events and collecting donations at our special Global Dance Festival at The Brewery 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