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Listing of all Dances of Universal Peace (DUP) Events & Groups around London

- updated 17 Nov. 2016 -
(also known as: peace dancing / Sacred Circle Dance or 'Sufi Dances' - a movement meditation & profound spiritual practice)


These dances can be light and joyful - and yet a profound spiritual experience...

Please use www.rainbow-cambridge.org.uk/dances/london.htm when linking to this page

Content of this page:

1) London Special 'Dances of Universal Peace' Events, News & Changes (by date, in white box below)

2) Regular Peace Dance groups around London by location, listed further down:
Please contact the organisers in the Group Listing below before going.

Please check updated entries below for changes.

Ralph & Vitalija have moved to Hebden Bridge in Calderdale / West Yorkshire
See their peace dance listing Manchester / Calderdale / Leeds

Please check the London Underground for weekend closures www.tfl.gov.uk/ before you travel!

       Peace Dancing at Loudwater Farm,
London-Rickmansworth with Ralph, July 2009

'Dances of Universal Peace' Special Events, News & Changes around London (sorted by date)
Regular Peace Dance groups around London see further down


Please do contact the organisers in the Group Listing below before travelling to a DUP event: Currently (spring 2016) there seems to be a lot of change going on...

If you know any updates of the listings, please do contact me (Ralph, web master) ASAP on rainbowralph[AT]gmail.com

Sun 20 Nov Richmond: DUP with Lindsay again!

Let's celebrate being together, creating warmth as the temperature outside gradually drops! It would be lovely to see as many of you as are free to come and join us. If you have a moment, could you let me know if you plan to come. Thank you!
As usual we will break for tea and we are all invited to bring a small snack to share during the break. will likely be in the Hall behind the church, which you enter via the green doors just past the wire mesh gates.
More below under Regular Events


Monday 21st November Kings Langey: Sophia Nicholson will lead a dance evening again 7.30-9 pm at the Rudolf Steiner School


Sat 10 Dec 2016 London Archway: Sufi Dance Session with Daren Messenger and Sophia Nicholson, 19:30–21:30

You are warmly invited you to share an evening of­ Dances of Universal Peace (with a tea break in the middle!) It will be at Archway Methodist Church where we had the evening with Allaudin.
Entry is £12 on the­ door or £10 if paid in advance by Friday 2nd December. Payment details: please contact Sophia sophia_nicholson[AT]hotmail.com
much look forward to dancing with many of you again soon. Please forward this message to anyone you think may be interested!
VENUE: Archway Methodist Church, second floor (Room 10), (Archway Underground), N19 3 London


2 peace dance videos recorded at Loudwater Farm, London Rickmansworth. Enjoy!

'Altisimo Corazon' - DUP with Ralph & Vitalija, Loudwater Farm, Oct 2014

'We are opening up in sweet surrender' - DUP with Ralph & Vitalija, Loudwater Farm, Oct 2014
More videos with Ralph & Vitalija leading Dances of Universal Peace on www.youtube.com/RainbowDanceUK

DUP Brighton / Sussex Network on Facebook: www.facebook.com/groups/DUPSussex

Usually dances 2nd Sunday / month in Lewis from 2:30 - 4:30pm with Catherine, Jules 7 marie Helene; musicians: Martin, Stewart & guests (contribution: £7,- / £5,-) Venues: either Zu Studios, 7 Phoenix Place, BN72QJ Lewes - also the Subud Centre in Lewes on Sun 21 Decemebr!
Contact 07899 797625

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Regular 'Dances of Universal Peace' groups Greater London (sorted by place)

Beckenham (South East London, near Bromley), usually 1st or 2nd Friday / month 7:45pm-10pm     top of page

Next dates: 10 June 2016
This Dances of Universal Peace group is led by local DUP leaders and sometimes guest teachers.
NEW: please contact the Joel before you plan to go: 07737 72541 - e-mail: openhand[AT]hotmail.co.uk
Contribution: £5 suggested donation.
Venue: St Edmund's Hall, 7 Village Way / High Street, Beckenham, BR3 3NA (near station Beckenham Junction).
Sometimes the meetings are at 11 Village Way ("The House", when the hall is booked).
See web map with arrow on streetmap.co.uk

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London-Paddington, most Monday evenings: Peace Dances & Sufi teachings, W2 ("Little Venice")     top of page

Times: 6.30-7:15pm DUP, followed by Sufi teachings. (not Bank Holiday Mondays)
Dances of Universal Peace, followed by Sufi teachings. Led by various leaders from the Sufi Centre.
Please ring the Sufi Centre on 020 7266 3099 (Sufi Order UK www.sufiorderuk.org) to confirm that peace dances are on .
Cost: £5 (incl. Sufi teachings / practices).
Venue: London Sufi Centre, Beauchamp Lodge, 2 Warwick Crescent, LONDON, W2 6NE ("Little Venice" - between Tube: Paddington & Warwick Avenue) - web map with arrow

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Richmond (South West of London),A Sunday / month 2-5pm     top of page

Please give Lindsay your e-mail address, if you want to be invited.
This Dances of Universal Peace group is led by various dance teachers.
Next Richmond Sunday Peace Dance afternoons, 2-5pm in 2015: Sunday 20 November 2016 This group has been meeting every Sunday from February 2008 to autumn 2015. Please bring vegetarian snacks to share during the break.
Cost: sliding scale from £6.00 concs to £12.00 according to your means
Contact: Lindsay Stevens (she is happy to email you about all DUP in or near Richmond), phone 0208 8915825 or mobile: 07757 351410 - Email: lindsayastevens[AT]blueyonder.co.uk
Read feedback from peace dancers

Venue: Richmond & Putney Unitarian Church (side entrance), Ormond Road (nr. Richmond Bridge), Richmond (SW of London), TW10 6TH. Church web site: www.rpuc.org.uk - see web map with arrow on streetmap.co.uk
Throughout the winter we may dance in the Holland Room at the back of the church. Continue walking past the side door of the church, pass through the wire gate: you will see the green door on your left.
The church is about 12 minutes walk from Richmond Underground and rail station - please check the London Underground for weekend closures before you travel: www.tfl.gov.uk/

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Vitalija & Ralph - 2008

Fri 17th - Sun 19th March 2017: "Eat, Dance & Pray Together"
22nd Dances of Universal Peace Weekend with Vitalija & Ralph

@ Loudwater Farm, London-Rickmansworth,

You are cordially invited to celebrate with us and our DUP friends around London for all or part of the w/e.

Details & more

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Kings Langley / Hertfordshire: some Mondays 7.30-9.00 pm DUP with Sophia

(between Watford and Hemel Hempstead, near St. Albans).
Please contact the organiser before you plan to go
Occasional sessions of Dances of Universal Peace with Sophia on Mondays 7.30-9 pm. Not during school holidays.
Next: Monday 21st November
All welcome. No charge, donations are welcome.
Contact: Sophia Nicholson - Phone: 01923 275338 - Email:
Venue: Eurythmy Room at the Rudolf Steiner School, Langley Hill (at the bend of the road), WD4 9HG.

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3rd Sat / month: SUFI ZIKR / SAMA CIRCLE with Omar and Farida Inayat-Khan, 7pm

Please contact the organiser before you plan to go Omar and Farida are part of the The Sufi Way International www.sufiway.org (one of the four Inayaties orders). Doors open 7pm for 7.30 (doors close), ends 9pm, by donation
Contact Omar: e-mail omar[AT]nirtan.com - 01480 380933, mobile: 07789762122.
Venue: The Blue Room, Colet House, 151 Talgarth Road, London-Hammersmith, W14 9DA (next to Tube station 'Baron's Court') - See map with arrow on streetmap.co.uk

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Dances of Universal Peace groups AROUND London 2012:     top of page

Cambridge

1st Friday / month
with Margaret Amina

7.15 - 9.15pm

Kings Langley
see above

Some Monday evenings

7.30-9.00 pm with Sophia Nicholson

Lewis
(East Sussex)

2nd Sun / month 2:30-4:30pm
Contact 07912 675654
=> facebook group DUPSussex

Bar Hill
(NW of Cambridge)

Saturday afternoons
every 3rd Sat / month
2pm - 5pm with Mike Meredith

Dances of Universal Peace days & weekends in the UK: www.dancesofuniversalpeace.org.uk/events

Listing of DUP camps in Europe (and more DUP links)

Dances of      protected DUP Logo: circle of hearts      Universal Peace

Organisers of Dances of Universal Peace events around London:   top of page

Please let Ralph know about your events, so the above listings can be updated and clashes can be avoided.
Here are some useful websites, where you can submit your London events for free!

Contact Ralph & Vitalija:
Check Ralph & Vitalija's DUP Programme


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