Special events

John Barnes Memorial Dance

Sunday 7th April 2019 - Save the Date!

John Barnes Memorial Dance in aid of the Macular Society!

We are currently looking for volunteers!
- Entertainers
- DJs
- Behind the scenes e.g. running the evening
- Flyer design
- Marketing etc
Please send me an email at mail@swingdanceuk.com if you'd like to volunteer.

Where? Bethnal Green Working Men's Club, 42-44 Pollard Row, London, E2 6NB

Journey Through Jazz at Underbelly Festival

Sunday 14th April 2019 1.15-3.15pm

Embark on a journey with your favourite Jitterbugs Simon & Anna. Put on your dance shoes for some Cakewalk, Charleston, Lindy Hop & Twist. Enjoyable for adults and children alike. Get strutting, flapping, jitterbugging, Jiving and twisting with a mixture of taster classes and performances. Entertaining, educational and interactive!

Where? Underbelly Festival Spiegeltent, Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road Coach Park, SE1 8XX
Tubes: Waterloo and Embankment Map

Tickets from £11.50 (includes £1.50 in fees per ticket) Book Tickets Here

Swing into Spring at Shoreditch Town Hall

Friday 26th April 2019

Don your sharpest threads and head to Shoreditch Town Hall as we Swing into Spring!

Get in the groove with the beginner and intermediate swing dance classes 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, and cabaret performances from cabaret performances from SwingdanceUKs Diamond Girls, while Michael McQuaid's Swing Stars will have the joint jumpin' as you jive, jitterbug, hoochie coochie and shim sham shimmy your way through the evening.

Presented by SwingDance UK and Shoreditch Town Hall.

7.30pm doors
7.45pm beginners & intermediate Lindy Hop dance classes
8.30pm dancing

Tickets: £11 (advance); £15 (on the door)

Where? Shoreditch Town Hall, 380 Old Street, London EC1V 9LT


Swingtime in the Gardens

Saturday 15th June 2019

Experience the ultimate all-day family vintage festival set against the iconic backdrop of Ragley Hall, Warwickshire.
With more than a dozen live bands on two stages, Swing dance workshops for all levels, unique vintage trade stalls and fairground rides, Swingtime in the Gardens is a memorable day out for all the family.

Top Swing & Jive bands
Free dance lessons throughout the day in the Empire Club with SwingdanceUK and others
Dance floors
Top Swing DJs
Vintage Trade Stalls
Food & Drink
Licensed Bars

Where? Ragley Hall, Alcester, B49 5NJ

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D-Day Dance at the National Army Museum

Saturday 22nd June 2019

Where? National Army Museum, Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, London, SW3 4HT

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