English National Ballet

 
 
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Markova House, South Kensington, 39 Jay Mews, London SW7 2ES
 
 
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The English National Ballet, founded by Alicia Markova and Anton Dolin in 1950, is based at Markova House in Kensington where ballet classes for all levels of ability are held. Everyone, even beginners with no previous experience of ballet, can take part in classes taught by professional dancers including former English National Ballet dancers. Classes are accompanied by live music to soothe the stresses of the day and you will, no doubt, leave walking tall. Advanced and fast paced classes are also available for those who are confident in their understanding of ballet technique and principles. As one of the leading ballet companies in the world, the English National Ballet is well known for its classical repertoire and touring productions.

 

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Gloucester Road Tube Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
South Kensington Tube Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Paddington Railway Station
 
23 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

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Union Car Parks
 
6 minutes walk
 
Royal Garden Hotel NCP
 
8 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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    London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
    99 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 10 minutes from English National Ballet
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    106 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 11 minutes from English National Ballet
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    London > Nightlife > Bars
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    190 Queen's Gate, Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 1 minute from English National Ballet
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    London > Business > Venue Hire
    South Kensington Campus, South Kensington, London SW7 | 1 minute from English National Ballet
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    Concerts | Until 12th September 2015 

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    Science Museum 5 minutes walk from English National Ballet

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    Science Museum 5 minutes walk from English National Ballet

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