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World Class Capoeira Festival in London – Celebrate 30 years

London School of Capoeira – Celebrate 30 anos

We are kick-starting our celebrations this month, on the 30th August at the Brazilian Embassy in central London.

Followed by master classes, workshops, grading ceremony and a gathering of international Capoeira masters and instructors – all taking place from 24th – 27th October 2018 at the LSC base in Finsbury Park.

Watch this space for further details.

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Capoeira Lectures 4th August

A chance to learn more about the history of Capoeira researched by the LSC instructors and senior students.


  1. The development of Capoeira in Europe – an observation of masters who were students of Master Sombra, of the Association of Capoeira Senzala: researched by Monitora Caterina and Formado Andrew
  2. Music: When was Capoeira music separated from other African Brazilian cultural art forms in Brasil?
  3.  How many continents are now practicing Capoeira?


5.30pm: 1st Lecture

6.30pm: 2nd Lecture

7.30pm: 3rd Lecture

8.30: a Glass of wine, snacks and chat among all

£5: support fee

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20th LSCH Batizado 18th November

18th November, 3.30 – 7pm
With Master performances, Capoeira grading, workshops, live Rodas and passion for movement, music, culture and creativity.

An event for the whole family!

A Capoeira Batizado: it is a celebration in which capoeiristas are graded by experienced Masters and during which live Capoeira music, the “Roda” (the circle of Capoeira), and the jogo de Capoeira (the game), all contribute to a vivid and exhilarating cultural event.

Venue: IAMS Theatre, Turle Rd, London N4 3LS. For details: 020 7281 2020


Ticket collection: your ticket will be available for collection 30 minutes prior to the beginning of the event at the box office. The ticket will be reserved under your name, which you have used to purchase the ticket.

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Travel with the LSC to LSC Herança Italia

LSC Capoeira Herança Italia Festival 25th-29th May 2017
LSC Capoeira Herança Italia is delighted to announce its summer Capoeira festival taking place on 25th-29th May 2017 in Castiglione della Pescaia, in the beautiful region of Maremma in Southern Tuscany. The event will consist of three days packed with Capoeira workshops run by the LSC Masters and instructors amidst the beauty of Maremma’s nature, cultural wonders and culinary delights.





Here it is the link to a welcome video with a message from some of us, members of our LSC Italia School.
As well as this, the festival will be a chance for the Capoeiristas from the LSC in London and those from LSC Italia to meet, mingle and, of course, spend some quality Capoeira time together.  

The full price of the weekend is €500 (around £420)*. This includes:
– Accommodation (Click here to see where you will be staying).
– Capoeira workshops
– Meals
– Transfers to and from the airport and for different excursions/trips to venues and restaurants when needed (please see the T&C’s section for more information about which airport transfers are covered)*Please note flights are not included.

Event Schedule: there may be small changes to the timetable
Thursday 25th May
Arrive at Pisa airport
Transfer to Castiglione della Pescaia and check in at Riva del Sole Resort & Spa

Friday 26th May
Day trip to Cala Violina beach
7.00-9.00 pm Workshop with Master Marcos (adults)
Dinner @Riva del Sole

Saturday 27th May
Morning visit to the medieval town of Massa Marittima
Lunch @ Marina di Scarlino Port
2.30-4.30 pm Workshop with Master Silvia (adults)
Break (4.30-5.00 pm)
5.00-6.00 pm Workshop with Master Silvia & Master Marcos (young people + adults)
6.00-7.00 pm Roda (young people+adults)
Dinner @il Faro, Castiglione della Pescaia

Sunday 28th
Morning visit to the town of Castiglione della Pescaia and beach activities or free Time to enjoy the Resort’s beach and facilities
3.00-4.30 pm Workshop with Master Silvia/Master Marcos (young people+adults)
4.30-5.00 pm Break and set up for Roda
5.00-6.00 pm Roda and Batizado (Grading)
Dinner & Party @Il Faro, Castiglione della Pescaia

Monday 29th
Transfer to Pisa airport and fly back to the UK

Payment: All payments can be made on the LSC Italia website via PayPal or major credit/debit cards. Please follow the instructions on the event pageAs the date of the event is fast approaching and we only have a few places left at the hotel, which has been have reserved for the event. We would need to receive confirmation of your participation as soon as possible, by making the payment  for the trip by April 15th at the latest

For more information about fees and the programme for the weekend take a look at the LSC Italia website page here

The festival is open to all LSC Capoeiristas (both adults and kids), their families and friends.

Any doubts or questions, please do not hesitate to contact Monitora Caterina directly on: /+44 7800567105

LSC Italia is looking forward to welcoming you in Tuscany!

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Fly to Brasil with the LSC in December 2016

A trip to remember: 11th – 21st December 2016


  • Rio de Janeiro from 11th – 14th Dec
  • Ilha Bela from 15th – 17th
  • Santos from 17th – 22nd


  • in Rio: Pedra Bonita, Lapa, Cristo Redentor, Copacabana and Portela School of Samba
  • In Ilha Bela: Capoeira Santista and Water Falls
  • In Santos: Capoeira Santista, Capoeira Senzala,
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LSCapoeira at the British Museum

LSCapoeira at the British Museum

April and May 2016

Children and adults trying out Capoeira during a sleepover at the museum.

I’d like to say a big thank you from myself and the Membership team for your four Capoeira sessions and superb demonstration at the sleepover this weekend. The sessions went really well and the Young Friends enjoyed themselves immensely.
Jennifer Gould, M.E. Assistant, British Museum

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June 2016

The London School of Capoeira students will be graded during the event – from Green belts to Monitors, from children to adults, from Brasil to London, all together at IAMS THEATRE, Turle Road, London N4 3LS

A Capoeira Batizado and Troca de cordões (Grading ceremony)  

A Capoeira Batizado” is a celebration in which capoeiristas are graded by experienced Masters and during which live Capoeira music, singing, the “Roda” (the circle of Capoeira), and the jogo de Capoeira (the game), all contribute to a vivid and exhilarating cultural event.