Swing classes and dances events near Dorset

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 Dorset for Swing. Please click on the event name for more information which may include a map.

Date   Event/Venue/Organiser Organiser Distance  
Mon
29
May
Dance Monday Fever 2 Room Freestyle
The Hilt
Chandlers Ford, Hampshire
Ceroc Fever 42.0
Class Bristol Collegiate Shag Mondays
Wilder Studios
Bristol, Bristol
Collegiate Shag Bristol 48.0
Tue
30
May
Class Lindy Hop Isle of Wight
Wight Rock Bar
Ryde, Isle of Wight
Lindy Hop Solent 45.0
Class Banwell Ceroc dance Classes
Banwell Village Hall,
Banwell, Somerset
In Motion Dance 45.0
Sat
03
Jun
Dance Euphoria
Herrison Hall
Dorchester, Dorset
Jive Riot 7.0
Mon
05
Jun
Dance Boogie Woogie Club night
Stour View Day Centre
Sturminster Newton, Dorset
UK Boogie Woogie Club 10.0
Tue
06
Jun
Class Lindy Hop Isle of Wight
Wight Rock Bar
Ryde, Isle of Wight
Lindy Hop Solent 45.0
Class Bournemouth Lindy Hop Club
St Peter's School
Bournemouth, Dorset
Jitterbugjive=Bournemouth Lindy Hop Club
Class Banwell Ceroc dance Classes
Banwell Village Hall,
Banwell, Somerset
In Motion Dance 45.0
Wed
07
Jun
Class Bournemouth Lindy Hop Club
Moose Hall
Poole, Dorset
Jitterbugjive=Bournemouth Lindy Hop Club
Sat
10
Jun
Festival The Dig For Victory Show 2017
North Somerset Show Ground
Bristol, Somerset
The Dig For Victory Show 34.0
Sun
11
Jun
Class Sunday afternoon Balboa Class
The Elephant House
Bristol, Bristol
Dance Club Balboa 48.0
Dance Sunday Afternoon Pimms freestyle
Verwood Memorial Hall
Verwood, Bournemouth
The 1086 Club 18.0
Mon
12
Jun
Dance Jive 4 Five - Old School & Soul
The Royal British Legion - Ferndown
Ferndown, Dorset
Jive Riot 17.0
Tue
13
Jun
Class Lindy Hop Isle of Wight
Wight Rock Bar
Ryde, Isle of Wight
Lindy Hop Solent 45.0
Class Bournemouth Lindy Hop Club
St Peter's School
Bournemouth, Dorset
Jitterbugjive=Bournemouth Lindy Hop Club
Class Banwell Ceroc dance Classes
Banwell Village Hall,
Banwell, Somerset
In Motion Dance 45.0
Wed
14
Jun
Class Bournemouth Lindy Hop Club
Moose Hall
Poole, Dorset
Jitterbugjive=Bournemouth Lindy Hop Club
Fri
16
Jun
Dance Friday Night Jive, Swindon
Supermarine Sports and Social Club
Swindon, Wiltshire
Just Jive Lindy Hop 38.0
Dance Ain't Misbehavin'
Southbank Club, Bar
Bristol, Bristol
Swing Dance Bristol 48.0
Tue
20
Jun
Class Lindy Hop Isle of Wight
Wight Rock Bar
Ryde, Isle of Wight
Lindy Hop Solent 45.0
Class Bournemouth Lindy Hop Club
St Peter's School
Bournemouth, Dorset
Jitterbugjive=Bournemouth Lindy Hop Club
Class Banwell Ceroc dance Classes
Banwell Village Hall,
Banwell, Somerset
In Motion Dance 45.0
Wed
21
Jun
Class Bournemouth Lindy Hop Club
Moose Hall
Poole, Dorset
Jitterbugjive=Bournemouth Lindy Hop Club
Dance Jive 4 Five
Cobham Sports & Social Club
Wimborne, Dorset
Jive Riot 13.0
Sat
24
Jun
Workshop Balboa Bootcamp
The Elephant House
Bristol, Bristol
Dance Club Balboa 48.0
Special JiveJam
The Empire Hall
Southampton, Hampshire
Jive Riot 36.0
Dance Fusion
The Empire Hall
Southampton, Hampshire
Jive Riot 36.0
Sun
25
Jun
Special Big Band retro event
The Concorde
Eastleigh, Southampton
Rotary Club Southampton West 42.0
Tue
27
Jun
Class Lindy Hop Isle of Wight
Wight Rock Bar
Ryde, Isle of Wight
Lindy Hop Solent 45.0
Class Bournemouth Lindy Hop Club
St Peter's School
Bournemouth, Dorset
Jitterbugjive=Bournemouth Lindy Hop Club
Class Banwell Ceroc dance Classes
Banwell Village Hall,
Banwell, Somerset
In Motion Dance 45.0
Wed
28
Jun
Class Bournemouth Lindy Hop Club
Moose Hall
Poole, Dorset
Jitterbugjive=Bournemouth Lindy Hop Club
Thu
29
Jun
Practice Night Dance practice/freestyle
Verwood Memorial Hall
Verwood, Bournemouth
The 1086 Club 18.0

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