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Night of the Seven Veils Hafla - 8 September 2018

posted 11 Sept 2018, 08:52 by Xenia Poulton

Malmesbury Tribal Belly dancers would like to thank Nefertiti dance group for inviting us to perform at their hafla in Gloucester on Saturday 8th of September.
We really enjoyed the dance workshops organised during the day with the wonderful professional dancers Lorna of Cairo and Dawn O'Brien.
The hafla was a fantastic dance event showcasing the variety of local belly dance talent and raising funds for local charities.

Final dance class of 2017

posted 26 Nov 2017, 14:14 by Xenia Poulton

Our final dance class of 2017 will be on Tuesday 28 November.
We'll be back in the new year on Tuesday 9 January.

Weekly practice sessions starting Tues 17 October

posted 11 Oct 2017, 04:34 by Xenia Poulton

Malmesbury Tribal Belly Dancers have had a bit of a break after the Carnival Show and we are ready to go back to our weekly practice sessions!

Starting on Tuesday 17 October.

You are very welcome to join us!

We welcome ladies of all shapes and sizes, regardless of age and experience level.

We practice every Tuesday evening 7.15pm-9pm.

It's £3 per person per session.

The sessions are very relaxed, friendly and informal.

Practice sessions are at the Corston Reading Room (aka the Corston Village Hall) on the A429 in Corston next to the bus stop near the Radnor Arms pub.

The address is: Main Rd, Corston SN16 0HD

If you would like to join us please get in touch with Xenia at

12th annual Carnival Show: Monsters' Ball

posted 12 Aug 2017, 09:21 by Xenia Poulton   [ updated 12 Aug 2017, 09:28 ]

Just 1 week to go!
Malmesbury Tribal Belly Dancers are putting on their 12th annual bellydance & burlesque show as part of Malmesbury Carnival.
We're performing on Saturday 19 August at the Malmesbury Town Hall.
We like the darker side of bellydance, so the theme this year is "Monsters' Ball".
Tickets are £7 and are available from the Information Centre in the Town Hall or the Malmesbury Carnival website.
Get your tickets before they sell out!

A429 closure between Malmesbury and Corston

posted 20 Jun 2017, 05:08 by Xenia Poulton

20 June 2017: practice session has been moved just for tonight due to temporary closure of A429 main road between Malmesbury and Corston.
We're practicing in one of the ladies' house tonight.
Practice sessions will be back in the Corston Reading room next week.

30 May - Class CANCELLED

posted 30 May 2017, 10:27 by Xenia Poulton

Tonight's belly dance practice session is cancelled due to half term holidays and illnesses.
Back as usual next Tuesday.

Swindon Shimmyers Hafla - Sat 13th May

posted 12 May 2017, 02:57 by Xenia Poulton

Malmesbury Tribal Belly Dancers are looking forward to performing a new group dance at the Swindon Shimmyers annual charity hafla to help raise money for Prospect Hospice.
Please come and support this event!

Saturday 13th May

Swindon Shimmyers Hafla (in aid of Prospect Hospice)

Doors at 7pm, Performances 7.30pm-10pm

Immanuel Church Hall

Upham Road



£8 entry

(bring your own snacks and drinks for the shared buffet)

Malmesbury Carnival: The Magic of Cinema

posted 10 Aug 2016, 04:37 by Xenia Poulton

Malmesbury Tribal Belly Dancers are very excited about their upcoming show as part of the annual Malmesbury Carnival.
This will be our 11th carnival show and the theme this year is "The Magic of Cinema" - performances inspired by and/or using soundtracks from films and tv shows.
There will be a mixture of performances from Malmesbury Tribal Belly Dancers as well as guests from Wiltshire, Gloucestershire, Northampton and Wales.
We're hoping to present a variety of belly dance styles as well as burlesque acts.

Venue: Malmesbury Town Hall
When: Saturday 13th of August, 7.30pm
Tickets: £7 from the Town Hall or online from the Malmesbury Carnival website
Bar available
Over 18s only

The Boondocks Festival 2016

posted 4 Jul 2016, 15:35 by Xenia Poulton

Malmesbury Tribal belly dancers and very lucky to have been asked to co-host the Shisha & Bellydance tent again this year at the Boondocks festival near Malmesbury. We will be hosting a variety of performances and workshops run by our wonderful guest bellydancers as well as members of our group on the 8th and 9th of July. We hope you can come and join us this weekend!

For more details visit

Class cancelled on 17 Feb 2015

posted 17 Feb 2015, 09:19 by Xenia Poulton

Unfortunately we've had to cancel tonight's class due to illness.
Looking forward to seeing everyone for more belly dancing next Tuesday.

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