Listing of all Dances of Universal Peace (DUP) Events & Groups around London
(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
Dance leader: Sarah-Jane Miller
Cost: £15 / £8 concessions
Venue: Wheatsheaf Hall, Wheatsheaf Lane (off South Lambeth Road), Vauxhall, Lambeth
SW8 2UP (The Small Hall on the 2nd floor - no lift)
Nearest Tube / Rail: Vauxhall => www.wheatsheafhall.org.uk/directions/
Fri 24 - Sun 26 Oct 2014 London-Rickmansworth: "Eat, Dance & Pray Together", theme: Abundance. Autumn Peace Dance Weekend with Ralph & Vitalija @ Loudwater Farm
Vitalija and Ralph will be coming from West Yorkshire for their 17th dance weekend at Loudwater Farm. We hope to meet old and new dancers for all or part of this weekend. Please book your beds early. Vitalija is now also a DUP mentor in training. We hope to partly dance outside (weather permitting)
Please book early if you like to reserve a bed!
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Regular 'Dances of Universal Peace' groups Greater London (sorted by place)
NEW: Dances of Universal Peace Vauxhall London 3rd Sat/month 2-5pm
Timing: 2pm, tea break around 4pm, 2nd dance session until 6pm.
If you are late or need to leave early: the circle is always open!
Please bring: some nibbles or finger food for the tea break.
Cost: £15 (if this is too much for you: please give as much as you can afford - we don't want to turn anyone away because of lack of money).
NEW Contact for north London is Phil, philipnoble7[AT]btinternet.com - phone 01923 893705
Venue: private, in Enfield
Tea break with some Peace Dancers from the north London group (Islington), May 2010
Beckenham (South East London, near Bromley), usually 1st Friday / month 7:45pm-10pm top of page
This Dances of Universal Peace group is led by local DUP leaders and sometimes guest teachers.
Next dance Fridays in 2013:
Please book early for the above dates & check this space before going.
Contact Joel 0208 291 5310 or Faye 0208 857 0500 / 07910532305 about the evening.
Contact for joining the South East London email list: Susan Harris, e-mail:
Telephone: 0208 462 8826 / mobile: 07939 217146
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
Bromley: monthly Sunday DUP afternoons with Susan Harris, 2 to 4pm
Please do come along on Sunday afternoons in Bromley (usually 3rd or 4th Sun/ month) and share in our dances which are simple, accessible yet profound. We use the sacred phrases of the spiritual traditions of humankind to create a form of celebration and meditation in song and movement.
Contribution: £5 or donations if needed.
Contact: Susan Harris on her mobile 07939217146 or 0208 462 8826 - E: susankharris3[AT]hotmail.com
Venue: Friends Meeting Hall (Quaker Centre), 46 Ravensbourne Road, Bromley, BR1 1HP
300 meter from Bromley South Rail Station, via High Street - Map with arrow on streetmap.co.uk
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. 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
Richmond (South West of London),usually 1st Sunday / month 2-5pm top of page
This Dances of Universal Peace group is led by various dance teachers:
Next Richmond Sunday Peace Dance afternoons, 2-5pm in 2014:
SORRY - NO DUP in June or July
Sun 3 August 2-5pm DUP
This group is meeting every Sunday since February '08. 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 -
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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/
Fri 24 eve - Sun 26 October 2014 London-Rickmansworth: "Eat, Dance & Pray Together" - Autumn Peace Dance Weekend with Ralph & Vitalija @ Loudwater Farm, theme: Abundance.
Kings Langley / Hertfordshire: usually every other Monday 7.30-9.00 pm DUP with Sophia
(between Watford and Hemel Hempstead, near St. Albans).
Fortnightly sessions of Dances of Universal Peace with Sophia on Mondays 7.30-9 pm. Not during school holidays.
Next: 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.
3rd Sat / month: SUFI ZIKR / SAMA CIRCLE with Omar and Farida Inayat-Khan, 7pm
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
Dances of Universal Peace groups AROUND London 2012: top of page