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  
Thu
26
Apr
The 1086 Dance practice/freestyle
Verwood Memorial Hall
Verwood, Bournemouth
The 1086 Club 18.0
Swing eve with Harlem Rhythm Cats!
23 Bath Street
Frome, Wiltshire
Swing Time Frome 31.0
Fri
27
Apr
Community Dance - everyone welcome!
Grittleton Village Hall, nr Malmesbury
Grittleton nr Malmesbury, Wiltshire
Miss Emma's Dancing 38.0
Tue
01
May
Lindy Hop Isle of Wight
Wight Rock Bar
Ryde, Isle of Wight
Lindy Hop Solent 45.0
Bridgwater WCS weekly lessons
Chedzoy village hall
Bridgwater, Somerset
Bridgwater west coast swing 39.0
Wed
02
May
Bournemouth Lindy Hop Club
St Barnabas Church Hall
Bournemouth, Bournemouth
Jitterbugjive=Bournemouth Lindy Hop Club 18.0
Sat
05
May
Sunny Side of Swing
Shroton Village Hall
Blandford Forum , Dorset
Sunny Side of Swing 10.0
You're The Top! Dance Event.
Westlands Entertainment Venue YEOVIL
Yeovil, Somerset
The Piccadilly Dance Orchestra 19.0
Euphoria
Herrison Hall
Dorchester, Dorset
Jive Riot 7.0
Tue
08
May
Lindy Hop Isle of Wight
Wight Rock Bar
Ryde, Isle of Wight
Lindy Hop Solent 45.0
Bridgwater WCS weekly lessons
Chedzoy village hall
Bridgwater, Somerset
Bridgwater west coast swing 39.0
Wed
09
May
Bournemouth Lindy Hop Club
St Barnabas Church Hall
Bournemouth, Bournemouth
Jitterbugjive=Bournemouth Lindy Hop Club 18.0
Thu
10
May
The 1086 Dance practice/freestyle
Verwood Memorial Hall
Verwood, Bournemouth
The 1086 Club 18.0
Sat
12
May
Swingtime * Showtime
The Hub, Verwood, nr Bournemouth
Verwood, Dorset
Jitterbugjive=Bournemouth Lindy Hop Club 19.0
Sun
13
May
Sunday afternoon Balboa Class
The Elephant House
Bristol, Bristol
Dance Club Balboa 48.0
Mon
14
May
Jive 4 Five - Old School & Soul
The Royal British Legion - Ferndown
Ferndown, Dorset
Jive Riot 17.0
Tue
15
May
Bridgwater WCS weekly lessons
Chedzoy village hall
Bridgwater, Somerset
Bridgwater west coast swing 39.0
Wed
16
May
Bournemouth Lindy Hop Club
St Barnabas Church Hall
Bournemouth, Bournemouth
Jitterbugjive=Bournemouth Lindy Hop Club 18.0
Sat
19
May
Cancelled*******Retro SwingFest
Bushton Village Hall
Swindon, Wiltshire
Swingout Swindon 38.0
Sunny Side of Swing Lindy
Shroton Village Hall
Blandford Forum , Dorset
Sunny Side of Swing 10.0
Tue
22
May
Bridgwater WCS weekly lessons
Chedzoy village hall
Bridgwater, Somerset
Bridgwater west coast swing 39.0
Wed
23
May
Bournemouth Lindy Hop Club
St Barnabas Church Hall
Bournemouth, Bournemouth
Jitterbugjive=Bournemouth Lindy Hop Club 18.0
Thu
24
May
The 1086 Dance practice/freestyle
Verwood Memorial Hall
Verwood, Bournemouth
The 1086 Club 18.0

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