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  
Sat
21
Oct
Dance Swingtime * Showtime
The Allendale Centre
Wimborne, Dorset
Jitterbugjive=Bournemouth Lindy Hop Club
Mon
23
Oct
Class Ballroom/Latin Classes Miss Emma's
Grittleton Village Hall, nr Malmesbury
Grittleton nr Malmesbury, Wiltshire
Miss Emma's Dancing 38.0
Tue
24
Oct
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
Wed
25
Oct
Class Bournemouth Lindy Hop Club
Moose Hall
Poole, Dorset
Jitterbugjive=Bournemouth Lindy Hop Club
Sat
28
Oct
Dance Sunny Side of Swing
Shroton Village Hall
Blandford Forum , Dorset
Sunny Side of Swing 10.0
Mon
30
Oct
Class Ballroom/Latin Classes Miss Emma's
Grittleton Village Hall, nr Malmesbury
Grittleton nr Malmesbury, Wiltshire
Miss Emma's Dancing 38.0
Tue
31
Oct
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
Wed
01
Nov
Class Bournemouth Lindy Hop Club
Moose Hall
Poole, Dorset
Jitterbugjive=Bournemouth Lindy Hop Club
Fri
03
Nov
Dance Kizomba class & Latin Dance Party!
Riverside Community Centre, Malmesbury
Malmesbury, Wiltshire
Miss Emma's Dancing 38.0
Sat
04
Nov
Dance Euphoria
Herrison Hall
Dorchester, Dorset
Jive Riot 7.0
Mon
06
Nov
Dance Boogie Woogie Club night
Stour View Day Centre
Sturminster Newton, Dorset
UK Boogie Woogie Club 10.0
Class Ballroom/Latin Classes Miss Emma's
Grittleton Village Hall, nr Malmesbury
Grittleton nr Malmesbury, Wiltshire
Miss Emma's Dancing 38.0
Tue
07
Nov
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
Wed
08
Nov
Class Bournemouth Lindy Hop Club
Moose Hall
Poole, Dorset
Jitterbugjive=Bournemouth Lindy Hop Club
Thu
09
Nov
Dance The 1086 Dance practice/freestyle
Verwood Memorial Hall
Verwood, Bournemouth
The 1086 Club 18.0
Fri
10
Nov
Dance Soles on Fire!
The Boardroom Bristol
, Bristol
Soles on Fire! 48.0
Sun
12
Nov
Class Sunday afternoon Balboa Class
The Elephant House
Bristol, Bristol
Dance Club Balboa 48.0
Mon
13
Nov
Dance Jive 4 Five - Old School & Soul
The Royal British Legion - Ferndown
Ferndown, Dorset
Jive Riot 17.0
Class Ballroom/Latin Classes Miss Emma's
Grittleton Village Hall, nr Malmesbury
Grittleton nr Malmesbury, Wiltshire
Miss Emma's Dancing 38.0
Tue
14
Nov
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
Wed
15
Nov
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
Fri
17
Nov
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
Dance Kizomba class & Latin Dance Party!
Riverside Community Centre, Malmesbury
Malmesbury, Wiltshire
Miss Emma's Dancing 38.0
Mon
20
Nov
Class Ballroom/Latin Classes Miss Emma's
Grittleton Village Hall, nr Malmesbury
Grittleton nr Malmesbury, Wiltshire
Miss Emma's Dancing 38.0
Tue
21
Nov
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

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