Special events

Simon Selmon & Anna Lambrechts, Swingdance UK

Social Dance Does 1920s at Southbank Centre

Thursday 20th April 2017

Learn to shimmy like your sister Kate, become a 1920s flapper, learn to Charleston, Blackbottom and even a little bit of Foxtrot in this month's Social Dance.

Led by Simon and Anna from Swingdance UK, one of the the UK's most popular vintage dance schools, come and salute the birthday month of our patron Her Majesty the Queen in this celebration of all things 1920s.

No need to bring a partner and suitable for all levels from absolute beginners and beyond.

2-4.30pm, free entry.

The Clore Ballroom, Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, London, SE1 8XX

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20s Charleston, Jazz Roots & Lindy Hop Classes at JW3

7.30-8.30pm - Solo Charleston and Jazz Roots
Fun, energetic, vintage dances from the Charleston, Lindy Hop & Jive eras. Learning to move on your own will improve your partner dancing, you will get fitter in the process and put a bounce in your step. Suitable for all levels, no experience necessary.

8.30-9.30pm - Lindy Hop
Learn to Swing dance with SwingDanceUK. Small intimate class. No experience necessary or partner required.

Footwear: Leather, suede or smooth soles recommended.

Dates: Drop in any week or book a course.

Course 1 (March): Wednesday 26th April

Course 2 (May): Wednesdays 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th May,  7th, 14th, 21st June

Course 3 (October): Wednesdays 18th, 25th October, 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd November

JW3, 341-351 Finchley Road, London , NW3 6ET
Nearest tube station: Finchley Road (Metropolitan, Jubilee) and West Hampstead (Jubilee)


Flying Hop

Saturday 17th June

A 1940s style day out at the Museum of Army Flying. Visit the museum, learn some moves with SwingDance UK & Andover's Lindy Hoppers, then put on your best 1940s frocks and braces to party in the midst of planes!


3-5pm: Museum visit
5-6pm: Dinner time
6.30-8pm: Lindy Hop beginners & intermediate classes
8-11pm: Hangar dance!

Don your best 1940s outfit to dance amongst the planes!

Venue accessible by car only, we will be arranging transport from London between those going.


Museum of Army Flying
Middle Wallop
Stockbridge SO20 8DY

Advanced price £20 - details & ticket tba soon