Swing classes and dances events near Bedfordshire

With the Charleston originating from the 1920s/30s, and Lindy Hop (Jitterbug) being introduced to the UK during WWII, the styles disappeared in the 1950s only to be revived again in the late 1980s.. The Swing category includes Balboa, Boogie Woogie, Charleston, Collegiate Shag, East Coast Swing, Jazz Steps, Laminu, Lindy Hop and West Coast Swing.

Classes, dances and other dance events in or near Bedfordshire for Swing. Please click on the event name for more information which may include a map.

Date   Event/Venue/Organiser Distance
Sun
25
Sep
1940's Tea Dance
Lincolns Field Great Hall Bushey, Hertfordshire
Swingsters
24.0
Bushey Balboa Workshop
Lincolns Field Great Hall Bushey, Hertfordshire
Swingsters
24.0
Jukes Jiving
The Riverside Community Club High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Jukes Jiving
30.0
Jazz & Jam
Hargrave Hall , London N
Hot Jazz Rag
32.0
Balboa Beckons
Old Headington Village Hall Oxford, Oxfordshire
Oxford Balboa
38.0
Mon
26
Sep
A-Train - classes and dancing
The Hammersmith Club London, London W
Swingland
36.0
Balboa classes beginner + improver
St Michael's Church Hall Oxford, Oxfordshire
Oxford Balboa
40.0
Tue
27
Sep
C Jam - classes and dancing
The Bedford London, London SW
Swingland
40.0
Swing Dance at the Curzon Centre
Curzon Centre , Buckinghamshire
SwingdanceUK
26.0
Hideaway Hop - Lindy Hop
Wesley Methodist Church Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge Swing Dance
26.0
Wed
28
Sep
Swing Imp + Int classes
Shortstown Village Hall Shortstown, Bedfordshire
Swingsters
7.0
8 week swing beginners course
Shortstown Village Hall Shortstown, Bedfordshire
Swingsters
7.0
Swingland Windsor - classes
The Old Court Artspace Windsor, Berkshire
Swingland
37.0
Dancing to live Trad Jazz band
Wycombe Marsh British Legion High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
AJC Trad Jazz for Jivers in High Wycombe
29.0
Beginners Swing Jive & Intermediate
Walton Memorial Hall Walton by Kimcote, Leicestershire
Strictly Jitterbug!
46.0
Lindy Hop Class Night
Centre at St Paul's Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge Swing Dance
26.0
Introduction to Balboa
Academy Dance Studios London, Camden
Hot Jazz Rag
34.0
Thu
29
Sep
Planet Swing M.K. & Beds Live Band
Wixams Dance Hall Bedford, Bedfordshire
Swingsters
6.0
Planet Swing weekly Balboa class
Wixams Dance Hall Bedford, Bedfordshire
Swingsters
6.0
Stroll Class & Taster Balboa Class
Fairlands Community Centre Guildford, Surrey
The Surrey Swing Dance Society
49.0
Drop in class
Caroline Chisholm School Northampton, Northamptonshire
The Cotton Club
25.0
Fri
30
Sep
Beginners/Improvers Lindy-Hop Class
Fairlands Community Centre Guildford, Surrey
The Surrey Swing Dance Society
49.0
Intermediates Lindy Hop
Fairlands Community Centre Guildford, Surrey
The Surrey Swing Dance Society
49.0
Club Jive 2 Room Freestyle
Addlestone Community Centre Addlestone, Surrey
Club Jive
43.0
Farnham Royal Rock n Roll Jive Club
Farnham Royal Village Hall Buckinghamshire, Buckinghamshire
The Rocking Rebels
26.0
Sat
01
Oct
Modern & Smooth Jive Dance at Berko
Berkhamsted Town Hall Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire
Jive Hub (NewBerko)
18.0
Balboa & Bal-Swing courses
South London Irish Club Wimbledon, Merton
Hot Jazz Rag
41.0
Mon
03
Oct
A-Train - classes and dancing
The Hammersmith Club London, London W
Swingland
36.0
Balboa classes beginner + improver
St Michael's Church Hall Oxford, Oxfordshire
Oxford Balboa
40.0
Tue
04
Oct
C Jam - classes and dancing
The Bedford London, London SW
Swingland
40.0
Swing Dance at the Curzon Centre
Curzon Centre , Buckinghamshire
SwingdanceUK
26.0
Hideaway Hop - Lindy Hop
Wesley Methodist Church Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge Swing Dance
26.0
Wed
05
Oct
Swing Imp + Int classes
Shortstown Village Hall Shortstown, Bedfordshire
Swingsters
7.0
8 week swing beginners course
Shortstown Village Hall Shortstown, Bedfordshire
Swingsters
7.0
Swingland Windsor - classes
The Old Court Artspace Windsor, Berkshire
Swingland
37.0
Beginners Swing Jive & Intermediate
Walton Memorial Hall Walton by Kimcote, Leicestershire
Strictly Jitterbug!
46.0
Lindy Hop Class Night
Centre at St Paul's Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge Swing Dance
26.0
Introduction to Balboa
Academy Dance Studios London, Camden
Hot Jazz Rag
34.0
Thu
06
Oct
Planet Swing M.K. & Beds Live Band
Wixams Dance Hall Bedford, Bedfordshire
Swingsters
6.0
Planet Swing weekly Balboa class
Wixams Dance Hall Bedford, Bedfordshire
Swingsters
6.0
Drop in class
Caroline Chisholm School Northampton, Northamptonshire
The Cotton Club
25.0
Fri
07
Oct
Rhythm Joint Swing Dance Newmarket
The Exning Road Club Newmarket, Cambridgeshire
Get in the Swing
29.0
Farnham Royal Rock n Roll Jive Club
Farnham Royal Village Hall Buckinghamshire, Buckinghamshire
The Rocking Rebels
26.0
Sat
08
Oct
Balboa & Bal-Swing courses
South London Irish Club Wimbledon, Merton
Hot Jazz Rag
41.0
Sun
09
Oct
Club Jive Tea Dance
Byfleet Village Hall Byfleet, Surrey
Club Jive
46.0
Paper Moon
Hargrave Hall , London N
Hot Jazz Rag
32.0
Mon
10
Oct
A-Train - classes and dancing
The Hammersmith Club London, London W
Swingland
36.0
Balboa classes beginner + improver
St Michael's Church Hall Oxford, Oxfordshire
Oxford Balboa
40.0
Tue
11
Oct
C Jam - classes and dancing
The Bedford London, London SW
Swingland
40.0
Swing Dance at the Curzon Centre
Curzon Centre , Buckinghamshire
SwingdanceUK
26.0
Hideaway Hop - Lindy Hop
Wesley Methodist Church Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge Swing Dance
26.0
Wed
12
Oct
Swing Imp + Int classes
Shortstown Village Hall Shortstown, Bedfordshire
Swingsters
7.0
8 week swing beginners course
Shortstown Village Hall Shortstown, Bedfordshire
Swingsters
7.0
Swingland Windsor - classes
The Old Court Artspace Windsor, Berkshire
Swingland
37.0
Beginners Swing Jive & Intermediate
Walton Memorial Hall Walton by Kimcote, Leicestershire
Strictly Jitterbug!
46.0
Lindy Hop Class Night
Centre at St Paul's Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge Swing Dance
26.0
Introduction to Balboa
Academy Dance Studios London, Camden
Hot Jazz Rag
34.0
Thu
13
Oct
Planet Swing M.K. & Beds Live Band
Wixams Dance Hall Bedford, Bedfordshire
Swingsters
6.0
Planet Swing weekly Balboa class
Wixams Dance Hall Bedford, Bedfordshire
Swingsters
6.0
Drop in class
Caroline Chisholm School Northampton, Northamptonshire
The Cotton Club
25.0
Fri
14
Oct
Black Cat Friday freestyle
Black Cat Friday Freestyle Bedford, Bedfordshire
Swingsters
11.0
Farnham Royal Rock n Roll Jive Club
Farnham Royal Village Hall Buckinghamshire, Buckinghamshire
The Rocking Rebels
26.0
Sat
15
Oct
Balboa & Bal-Swing courses
South London Irish Club Wimbledon, Merton
Hot Jazz Rag
41.0
Sun
16
Oct
Balboa for beginners & improvers
The Far Cotton Working mens Club Northampton, Northamptonshire
The Cotton Club
26.0
Mon
17
Oct
A-Train - classes and dancing
The Hammersmith Club London, London W
Swingland
36.0
Balboa classes beginner + improver
St Michael's Church Hall Oxford, Oxfordshire
Oxford Balboa
40.0
Tue
18
Oct
C Jam - classes and dancing
The Bedford London, London SW
Swingland
40.0
Swing Dance at the Curzon Centre
Curzon Centre , Buckinghamshire
SwingdanceUK
26.0
Hideaway Hop - Lindy Hop
Wesley Methodist Church Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge Swing Dance
26.0
Wed
19
Oct
Swing Imp + Int classes
Shortstown Village Hall Shortstown, Bedfordshire
Swingsters
7.0
8 week swing beginners course
Shortstown Village Hall Shortstown, Bedfordshire
Swingsters
7.0
Swingland Windsor - classes
The Old Court Artspace Windsor, Berkshire
Swingland
37.0
Beginners Swing Jive & Intermediate
Walton Memorial Hall Walton by Kimcote, Leicestershire
Strictly Jitterbug!
46.0
Lindy Hop Class Night
Centre at St Paul's Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge Swing Dance
26.0
Thu
20
Oct
Planet Swing M.K. & Beds Live Band
Wixams Dance Hall Bedford, Bedfordshire
Swingsters
6.0
Planet Swing weekly Balboa class
Wixams Dance Hall Bedford, Bedfordshire
Swingsters
6.0
Drop in class
Caroline Chisholm School Northampton, Northamptonshire
The Cotton Club
25.0
Fri
21
Oct
Club Jive 2 Room Freestyle
Addlestone Community Centre Addlestone, Surrey
Club Jive
43.0
Fun Practice night
Walton by Kimcote Walton, Leicester
Strictly Jitterbug!
45.0
Sat
22
Oct
Balboa & Bal-Swing courses
South London Irish Club Wimbledon, Merton
Hot Jazz Rag
41.0

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