Welcome to the website for Oficina da Capoeira, Chichester.

There are classes for everyone - adults and children are welcome to the evening classes, and there is also a class for 4 to 10 year olds.

The first lesson is free, after that classes are £3 for the childrens' class, or £4 for children (under 18) and £6 for adults. No need to book, just turn up.

Monday classes:

16:30 to 17:30 (4 to 10 year olds) The Regis School of Music, 46 Sudley Road, Bognor Regis, PO21 1ER.

19:30 to 21:00 (for everyone) The Lodge, Graylingwell Park, Chichester, PO19 6YS.

Thursday classes:
19:30 to 21:00 (for everyone)
North Mundham Village Centre, School Lane, North Mundham, Chichester, PO19 6YS

New to capoeira? No worries! Complete beginners are welcome, whatever your fitness level or experience. You'll just need to wear to sports clothes to start - jogging bottoms, yoga pants, shorts etc are all fine; and a t shirt that's not to baggy.

Follow these links to find out a bit more about our teacher; Oficina da Capoiera, our capoeira school; and photos from some of our group's activities.

Thursday, 4 June 2015

Friday roda 5th June

Last weekend I was at Let's Play Capoeira 2015, an annual event organised by Mestre Maxwel and his group Ile Capoeira, along with some of the Oficina family in the UK:

Mestre Acordeon was there, and it was amazing to train with this legend again. As he is 70 now, he doesn't jump into every roda, but is a little bit more discerning now. Contra Mestre Hiram Ribeiro had the honor of playing with him, and it was very special to watch this live!

What a bless to be chosen by MESTRE ACORDEON to play Capoeira.Entre esses e outros momentos que tenho a certeza e me orgulho de ser Capoeira.#LENDAVIVA #MESTREACORDEON #OBRIGADO #ILEMESTREMAXWEL #CAPOEIRACLUB
Posted by C Mestre Hiram Ribeiro on Saturday, 30 May 2015

A big thanks to Mestre Maxwel and his students for the event. It's got me even more excited for Oficina's own event in Cheltenham - the 8th International Capoeira Festival.

The big festivals and events are one of my favourite things - playing capoeira all day, training with lots of guest teachers and mestres, getting to meet capoeiristas from other groups, the big rodas, the energy. I'm really looking forward to this one, and if you're interested, there's still space!

If you would like any information about coming to the festival, please get in touch at chichester.capoeira@gmail.com (or with any of the other contact details on the right of this website).

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