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A homage to Britain’s flamenco pioneers

Spanish Steps

PASSION and flamenco go together like pan con tomate, so it’s no surprise to hear producer-director Anna Holmes describe her film Spanish Steps: Flamenco in a Foreign Land as “a passion project”.

The making of this documentary has been a labour of love for the past 18 months or so after Anna was unable to secure funding from production companies. But thanks to a lifelong love of dance, plus the support of friends and family and her assistant producer Victor, Anna has succeeded in making her first film.

Her other reason for wanting to make this documentary was to capture a slice of social history before it’s too late – many of these flamenco pioneers are now in their 80s and sadly may not be with us for much longer.

London in the 1950s, what with post-war austerity and the notorious smog, must have been a pretty bleak place at times. But this was also an era of great social change, with many exciting, exotic new trends and tastes arriving from overseas.

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Celtas Cortos in London

El 28 de junio de 2010 en Music, Spain in London por | Sin comentarios

Celtas Cortos, Spanish most respected and beloved folk rock band will be playing Scala London as part of Rock Sin Subtítulo’s end of season club night.

Spanning 20 years of successful albums and number one classic hits, the eight piece band from Valladolid, Spain, will perform live at Scala in their first ever UK appearance with a “one night only” show in London.

After them, the busiest, coolest and most popular Spanish club night this side of river Thames, our Mega Spanish Mayhem Party will take over, continuing the fun till 6am in the morning, by bringing you the best in Spanish music and vibe. If you wanna rock, let’s rock on the Spanish way!

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