Welcome to the Suffolk School of Samba

We perform music and dance inspired by Brazil, Cuba, Africa and our home town of Ipswich.

We are proud to be the original samba group in the region, getting started in 1994.
We’ve taught and performed to thousands of people at hundreds of events.


Current confirmed gigs for 2023 include.......

Monday 1 May - Mendlesham Street Fair
Procession: 12 noon  Static: 3pm

Saturday 1 July - Otley Village Fete (tba)

Thursday 11 May - Charity Event for Matt Bayfield Brain Tumour & Beardies in Need
also appearing Shingle Street Street Folk, The Pop Chrous, Lil from over the hill
Levington Marina - 6pm - Tickets £10

Saturday 8 & Sunday 9 July - Heveningham Hall Country Fair
Performances am and pm both days (times tbc)

Saturday 15 July - Stowmarket Carnival
Times: TBA

Saturday 22 July - Felixstowe Carnival
Procession - 1pm - Colneis Road (through town and along seafront)
Static - 4pm (location to be confirmed)

Friday 4 August - Snape Maltings 'Family Come and Join In'
Workshop & Performance times: TBA

Monday 21 August - Aldeburgh Carnival
Procession & Static performances - times TBA


If you would like to join us we would be delighted to see you at our Thursday evening rehearsals which take place every week from
6.45pm - 8.30pm (dancers) and 7.30pm - 9.00pm (band) at St Peters Church by the Waterfront in Ipswich.

For full breakdown of rehearsal session please click ''Contact Us'


To view a selection of videos of the SSOS please click the link below:



We thank you for your continued support and look forward to seeing you all soon.

New events will be put on our 'Gigs List' - for details of how to book us please visit our 'Contact Us' page