Planned maintenance for online systems

Due to planned maintenance from 5pm to 9.30pm on Friday 5 June 2020 you will not be able to access your My Havering online account and some of our forms may be taken offline. We apologise for any inconvenience caused during this time.


Because of government guidance on coronavirus a number of our buildings are now closed and events listed on our site are subject to change or cancellation. Changes to council services, advice and support we can provide, the latest local news and links to Government advice is available on our dedicated coronavirus information page. Go to our coronavirus information page

Libraries, leisure centres and arts service changes

All Havering libraries and leisure centres are closed. Havering Music School and Fairkytes Arts Centre are closed. The pre-school on the Fairkytes site is open on in line with government guidance on schools. Our arts and sports events and activity programmes are all cancelled. Our ebooks and audio books, and some online resources, have been extended to temporary members.

Havering Music School virtual lessons

The music school will be offering virtual lessons. Go to the music school website for more details

Latin and Ballroom dance

The Havering Latin and Ballroom dance programme for 2019/20 will be led by dance instructors Rita Sinclair, Sue Wilson and Shannon Murphy, is split into various levels of ability, to suit the needs of any dancer. We have sessions available for individuals and partners.

Whether you are a seasoned dancer, want to try some of the moves from 'Strictly' or just want to have a bit of fun, we have something for everyone. This is a great way to meet new people, have fun and get active.

The programme runs for 30 weeks from September until June/July and payments can be split into various options. All abilities are welcome and the classes is open to anyone aged 16+. Why not take up the chance to learn a new skill or build on the steps that you already know?

For more information on all other courses and current options available please contact the sports development team on

Book your Latin and Ballroom dance course

2019/20 Programme

Upminster Junior School (Individuals) - Starts on 23 September

Latin/Ballroom Improvers - Mondays 6.30 - 7.30pm

Latin/Ballroom Intermediate Plus - Mondays 7.30 - 8.30pm

Latin/Ballroom Beginners - Mondays 8.30pm - 9.30pm

Course dates available:

Block 1 -  Monday 23 September - Monday 2 December

Block 2 - Monday 9 December - Monday 2 March

Block 3 - Monday 9 March - Monday 8 June

Excluding school and bank holidays - Monday 21 October, Monday 23 and 30 December, Monday 17 February, Monday 6 and 13 April, Monday 4 & 25 May.

Royal Liberty School (Couples) - Starts on 23 September

Ballroom Improvers - Mondays 7.30pm - 8.30pm

Latin American Improvers - Mondays 8.30pm - 9.30pm

Block 1 -  Monday 23 September - Monday 2 December

Block 2 - Monday 9 December - Monday 9 March

Block 3 - Monday 16 March - Monday 15 June

Excluding school and bank holidays - Monday 21 October, Monday 16, 23 and 30 December, Monday 17 February, Monday 6 and 13 April, Monday 4 and 25 May.

New Windmill Hall (Couples) - Starts on 25 September

Latin/Ballroom Advanced - Wednesdays 6.30pm - 7.30pm

Ballroom Intermediate - Wednesdays 7.30pm - 8.30pm

Latin American Intermediate - Wednesdays 8.30pm - 9.30pm

Block 1 - Wednesday 25  September - Wednesday 4 December

Block 2 - Wednesday 11 December - Wednesday 11 March

Block 3 - Wednesday 18 March - Wednesday 10 June

Excluding school holidays – Wednesday 23 October, Wednesday 18 and 25 December, Wednesday 1 January, Wednesday 19 February, Wednesday 8 and 15 April, Wednesday 27 May

Campion School (couples) - Starts on 26 September

Latin American Improvers Plus - Thursdays 7.30pm - 8.30pm

Ballroom Improvers Plus - Thursdays 8.30pm - 9.30pm

Latin American Improvers Plus - Thursdays 8.30pm - 9.30pm

Block 1 - Thursday 26 September - Thursday 5 December

Block 2 - Thursday 9 January - Thursday 19 March

Block 3 - Thursday 26 March - Thursday 18 June

Excluding school holidays - Thursday 24 October, Thursday 19 and 26 December, Thursday 2 January, Thursday 20 February, Thursday 9 and 16 April and Thursday 28 May.

Please note that as of 9 January 2020, classes will be taking place at New Windmill Hall (RM14 2QH) for the remainder of the course.

Elm Park Assembly Hall (Couples) - Starts on 26 September

Ballroom beginners - Thursday, 7.30pm - 8.30pm

Latin American beginners - Thursday 8.30pm - 9.30pm

Block 1 - Thursday 26 September - Thursday 5 December

Block 2 - Thursday 12 December - Thursday 12 March

Block 3 - Thursday 19 March - Thursday 11 June

Excluding school holidays - Thursday 24  October, Thursday 19 and 26 December, Thursday 2  January, Thursday 20 February, Thursday 9 and 16 April, Thursday 28 May

Book your Latin and Ballroom dance course

Tea dance

We also deliver a weekly tea dance on Thursdays from 1.30-3.30pm at the New Windmill Hall, Upminster. New participants are welcome to come down and join us for a great afternoon of dancing, socialising and a cup of tea.

For more information about the courses email or phone 01708 431016.

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