Special events

Swing Taster Day

Saturday 7th April 2018

Learn to Dance in a Day!

Try some groovy Lindy Hop and a cheeky Charleston with SwingDanceUK & the Twin Swing. Discover the Jitterbug in you, or find your inner Flapper with this all swingin' day of classes and enjoy the teachers demos. Learn the signature moves of two of the most iconic dances of the Swing era and put them together into a fun routine!

Guaranteed good times with some of the smiliest, most energetic and enthusiastic teachers around!

Workshop includes 3hr of tuition and a 30min lunch break with teachers demos.
Bring your own lunch or get some at the studio's cafe.

Dance Attic Studios
368 North End Rd, Fulham
London SW6 1LY

Advanced tickets £35 / day

Swing into Spring at Shoreditch Town Hall

Friday 11th May 2018

SwingDance UK and Shoreditch Town Hall present... SWING INTO SPRING

Don your sharpest threads and head to Shoreditch Town Hall as we Swing into Spring! This amazing ballroom is the perfect setting for:

Live music from King Groovy and the Horn Stars to get the joint jumpin' as you jive, jitterbug and shim sham shimmy your way through the evening”
Get in the groove with the beginner and intermediate swing dance classes taught by Holly France & Simon Selmon to kick off the evening where you can learn some hot moves that will keep you dancing all night long.
There'll be great vintage tunes from the 30s, 40s and 50s courtesy of DJ Simon ‘Mr Kicks’ Selmon & Holly France and cabaret performance.

7.30pm Doors open
7.45pm Beginners & Intermediate Lindy Hop Classes
8.30pm Social dancing

Tickets £11 in adv / £15 on the door
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Swing For the Crown Dance Competition

Heats: 14 May, 4 June, 9 July, 27 August
Finals: 17 September

SwingDanceUK’s Swing for the Crown, a jam style competition open to all styles of Swing including Lindy Hop, Shag, Balboa and Jazz Roots (couples only) will be held at this year's Swing Out at the Underbelly Festival!

In the tradition of the Savoy ballroom, the competitors will be judged by audience response using the official clapometer.

There will be 4 heats where 3 winners will be picked from each heat to come back for the final on Monday 17th September to battle it out for the title of King or Queen of Swing and a £200 cash prize!

Info: Music will be chosen by the promoter and will be medium to up tempo vintage style swing.  All competitors must compete in teams of 2 people.


100 Years of Jazz – The Dance!!

Two Temple Place and The Roaring  2.0s present:
100 Years of Jazz - The Dance!!

Friday 27th April, 8pm - 2am,
Troxy, 490 Commercial Road, E1 0HX
Join us for the Rhythm & Reaction after-show party at Troxy, London’s most famous Art Deco venue!
Prepare to be entertained by circus acts, cabaret artists and plenty of live music celebrating the last 100 years of jazz.
Steam punk bartenders will provide jazz-age drinks as you swing, lindy-hop and charleston your way through to the early hours...

PS I have been advised the first half of the evening is more traditional Jazz becoming more Electro in style from 11pm ish

The venue is doing a run of 250 £15 tickets for dancers
The Skiddle ticket link - skiddle.com/e/13159805 has a locked ticket tier for dancers and you can unlock it with a special password: londondancer


Simon Selmon & Anna Lambrechts, Swingdance UK

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