Rachel Bennett School of Bellydance – Upcoming Performances and Events in Berkshire and Beyond

To book Rachel for your special event, please click here or email .

To view Rachel's belly dance performance showreel, please click here.
To view stunning student performances, please click here.

Upcoming events:

Summer Spectacular Student Show - Sat 14 Jul from 7pm til late, Leighton Park School Theatre, Reading.

Come perform our Bellytastic Boogie at Bastille Day Celebrations, Sun 15 Jul, Forbury Gardens, Reading

Maidenhead Festival – Sat 21 Jul 2018 3.30pm to 3.45pm – join us in the Baby Big Top Circus Tent

The Enchanted Forest Fairy Festival, Green Acres Chiltern, Beaconsfield – Sun 26 Aug 2018 1.30pm to 2.30pm

Shimmytastic!  Bellydance Showcase Fundraiser and Disco with DJ Arabia, Twyford – Sat 29 Sep 2018 7.00pm to 10.30pm.  More details below.  Scroll down to buy tickets and apply to perform.

RBSB presents: Bellydance Heaven - Berkshire's Bellydance Workshop Festival in a Day - Sat 6 Oct, Twyford - book workshops now.

Snowflake Spectacular Student Show – Sat 08 December – afternoon event at the University of Reading 360degrees theatre

Shimmytastic Showcase & Disco - Saturday 29 September 2018 7pm to 10.30pm, Loddon Hall, Twyford, Berkshire.

A fundraiser with glittering performances in aid of Bellydance for Joy, bringing free bellydance lessons to women living with cancer & St Peter & St James Hospice.  Starring YOU, a gorgeous audience, and Bellydance Heaven Festival UK Star: Candi Bell and her candelabra!  You and your friends can shimmy the night away to some hot bellydance beats and Middle Eastern grooves!  We’ve got Zara’s Zouk souk and a bar so bring your pocket money!

Advance ticket sales only for all performers and disco divas.  Early bird tickets £8 until 31 Jul 2018; £10 until 27 Sep 2018.  Performance applications open 1-30 Jun 2018 – just contact Rachel.


Highlights from Rachel’s previous bellydance performances:

Rachel performed & taught at Dance around the Globe haflah & workhops, 8-10 June 2018

Rachel and RBSB students performed at Dance for Clean Oceans, Sun 10 June 2018

Reading Mela – Diwali Celebrations 2017

Artigiano Bar’s Bellydance Cabaret, Reading 2017

Cancer Research UK Relay for Life - Ascot Racecourse, Sun 23 Jul

Maidenhead Festival - Sat 22 Jul

RBSB Troupe: Stars of the Orient performing at a ball in aid of the British Hearts Foundation - Sat 16 Sep 2017, Madjeski Stadium Royal Berkshire Conference Centre, Reading

Bastille Day Celebrations – Sat 15 & Sun 16 July, Reading

Rachel was a Guest Performer at Bollywood Jalwa 2017 – Sat 8 Jul, 3Sixty Auditorium, University of Reading, Reading

Reading Pride Fundraiser, 2017

Slough Diversity Day Celebrations - Saturday 20th May 2017, Slough

RBSB Artistic Ambassadors performing at Dance for Clean Oceans. Hosted by our very own RBSB teacher: Sandy! Vibez Studios, Woodley, Reading

Middle Eastern Lights – Christmas Corporate Party – 20 December 2016, Crowne Plaza Hotel, Reading

Windsor on Ice 2016

Majma Dance Festival - March 2016, 2017 and 2018, Glastonbury

Celebrating Dance Festival 15th Anniversary Celebration - Supporting Artist - October 2015, Toorak Hotel, Torquay, Devon

Sheikh It! Show, Kenton Theatre, Henley-on-Thames, 22 October 2014

Club Baklava Bellydance Showcase - Thurs 9 Oct 2014

Judge at Bellydance Trophies 1st Quarter Finals 2013 and Guest Performer at Bellydance Trophies Final 2012 - London

Shehnai Banqueting Hall, Christmas Corporate Entertainment and Events, Reading, 7, 8 and 14 Dec 2012. Masquerade Ball, Sat 15 October 2016 featuring Rachel and her bellydance troupe: the Stars of the Orient

Bellydance Odyssey: a dazzling evening featuring the first ever graduates from the Hossam and Serena Ramzy School of Egyptian Music and Dance, November 2012

Guest star at MADN Bellydance Show - Sat 26 Nov 2011, Cardiff, Wales

Workshops with Rachel Bennett from multi-style choreographies to stage presence - 2010 to present

Co-hosting workshop and foundation course with Hossam and Serena Ramzy - 2011, 2012, 2013

Shimmytastic Bellydance Party Night, Showcase & Disco, Berkshire - 2011 to present

Arabesque Nights Showcase – Thurs 1 July 2010, Thurs 2 June 2011, Thurs 5 April 2012 & Thurs 1 Aug 2013, London

© Kathryn Goddard, Capture this Moment Photography

© Kathryn Goddard, Capture this Moment Photography

Majma - Hossam & Serena Ramzy Dance Company UK Tour - Fri 4 to Sun 6 March 2011, Glastonbury

Dance Queens of the Nile - Sat 5 February 2011, Bloomsbury Theatre, London and Sat 25 June 2011, East Grinstead, Surrey

Saqarah Showcase, February and October 2008; November 2009, June 2010, London, UK

Hossam and Serena Ramzy Dance Company Tours 2007 - 2012 including seasonal corporate event at The Dorchester Hotel, London

The Boss is Coming to Dinner - Channel 5 & The Discovery Channel - August 2010 - On demand TV - Show Listing

Planet Egypt - London Bellydance Showcase - May 2016, February 2011, September 2010, February 2010 & 2009, April 2008, May & September 2007, London, UK

Silk Route Arabian Cabaret Showcase – May 2015, July 2013, May 2012, November 2011, May 2011, January 2010 and June 2009, London, UK

Artist in residence at Silk Route Arabic Showcase - November 2010, London

London African Music Festival - Soloist with Hossam and Serena Ramzy - September 2008, Queen Elizabeth Hall, Southbank Centre, London, UK

Persian-Egyptian-Turkish Music and Dance Festival - solo performance with Hossam & Serena Ramzy - Friday 18 April 2008, Bath, Avon