July 27, 2020


"As I looked around for inspiration one day, I realised I was missing playing my samba instruments with my friends in the Beleza bateria."

When I retired in 2018 after 42 years in an office, I was keen to find new, cr...

August 11, 2019

It's with our hearts full of joy and pride that we come for the second year bringing all the happiness in samba to Brighton Pride!

It's a great honour to take part in this wonderful celebration of equality and diversity. We stand together! We delivered the Love Carnival...

July 25, 2019

We are delighted to announce that Rodrigo will be the Destaque for our Dance Ala at Pride 2019!

Rodrigo comes from a samba family in Brazil. His stepfather was Portela's and Tradicao composer which is the time when he first got involved with samba. Inspired by the music...

July 24, 2019

GRES Beleza do Reino Unido - Beleza School of Samba is proud to announce our School's Official Samba Exaltação - Our Anthem ...

"Beleza é ter você comigo!"
Beautiful is to have you with me!

Vocals by the Samba living legend, the voice of Sambadrome Sapucai, the one a...

July 17, 2019

Thank you so much for coming to our Carnival Launch Party! 

We had a great night at the Latest Bar Brighton - such a great venue and such a good opportunity for us to all get together as a Samba School to party and to raise some funds for our Pride Carnival Costumes.


June 30, 2019

The Theme

Beleza School of Samba will produce a full Carnival experience inspired by the Rio style of Carnival for Brighton Pride 2019.

The theme is: The Love Carnival - World stories of love, romance and tragedy. 

The Samba Enredo 

 The song for this parade will be the ve...

April 3, 2019

Quadra night coming up!

We have changed the structure of our classes and added Quadra sessions on the 1st and 3rd Sunday of each month.

What is Quadra?

Quadra is when both dancers and bateria get together on the same session to dance and play Samba.

These sessions will be...

March 15, 2019

The Baptism - G.R.E.S. Beija-flor de Nilópolis our Godmother School in Rio

It is traditional in Brasil that new samba schools entering carnival parades receive titles such as "Grêmio Recreativo Escola de Samba". The same way, new schools are baptised by one of the curre...

September 22, 2018

We are so excited that Orquidea will be taking our samba dance classes on 30 September 2018!

Orquidea is a dancer, teacher and choreographer for the London School Samba, where she was the LSS’s 'Rainha da Bateria' in 2010 and 'Musa' from 2012-2014.

She has paraded in Rio...

August 29, 2018

So, you have decided to come along and give either bateria or dance classes a try - here is a brief rundown of what you need to know! 

Bateria (drumming section)

You will be introduced to a few different instruments and you will take part in in performing several songs w...

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