London Tap Dance Festival: Special Events

16 August-17 August

London Tap Dance Festival presents a selection of special events from a Gala, a Tap Jam to Pop-up Classes and a Taster session.

OKR Dance present



A night of exceptional tap dancing that you will never forget. Join us for a performance of OKR Dance’s new piece, Counter Point. You’ll also get to see performances from world-renowned tap dancers Michelle Dorrance, Sarah Savelli, and Ruben Sanchez.

The event is approximately two hours long.

Gala tickets are £30 if bought separately but is included in the Full Access festival ticket.

Tap Jam

Participate in the jam or come watch tap dancers improvise alongside a live jazz band! Grab a drink from the bar, sit back, and enjoy the show.

This event is two hours approx.

The Tap Jam is £10 if bought separately but is included in the Full Access Festival ticket.

Pop-up Classes

Whether you’re looking for an extra class or can’t make the whole festival but want to take part, join Jack Evans or Tine Gatchalian for a Pop Up Class on Saturday afternoon.

1. Jack will be teaching Intermediate/Advanced Tap, perfect for those with either a solid foundation in tap looking to refine their technique and enhance their musicality, or advanced tap dancers who are looking to refine their craft to a professional standard.

2. Tine will be teaching a Vernacular Jazz class, open to all levels, from beginners who are just starting out through to advanced tap dancers.

Pop-up classes are sold separately from the main festival pass and ere £15 (Early Bird) and £20 (Regular Price).

Bonus Class – Tap Taster

Everyone is invited to experience the magic of tap dancing, no experience or special shoes required! This introductory session offers a fun and relaxed environment for people of all ages and backgrounds to discover the joy of tap. Led by our friendly instructor, you’ll be introduced to basic steps and rhythms, allowing you to explore the exhilarating world of tap dance in a supportive atmosphere. Whether you’re a complete beginner or just curious to try something new, join us and let’s make some noise together – it’s time to tap into your inner dancer!

This event is FREE but ticketed. Tickets are available on a first-come-first-served basis.

Event Schedule


Tickets: Various
Recommended age: All ages
Fri 16 Aug 8:00pm
The Tap Jam
Sat 17 Aug 11:15am
Bonus Class - Tap Taster
Sat 17 Aug 3:45pm
Pop Up Class: Jack Evans
Sat 17 Aug 3:45pm
Pop Up Class: Tine Gatchalian
Sat 17 Aug 7:30pm
Gala Performance