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  
Fri
20
Jan
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
Mon
23
Jan
Class Ballroom/Latin Classes Miss Emma's
Grittleton Village Hall, nr Malmesbury
Grittleton nr Malmesbury, Wiltshire
Miss Emma's Dancing 38.0
Tue
24
Jan
Class Lindy Hop Isle of Wight
Wight Rock Bar
Ryde, Isle of Wight
Lindy Hop Solent 45.0
Class Bournemouth Lindy Hop Club
Priory Hall
Christchurch, Dorset
Jitterbugjive=Bournemouth Lindy Hop Club 23.0
Class Banwell Ceroc dance Classes
Banwell Village Hall,
Banwell, Somerset
In Motion Dance 45.0
Wed
25
Jan
Class Bournemouth Lindy Hop Club
Moose Hall
Poole, Dorset
Jitterbugjive=Bournemouth Lindy Hop Club
Thu
26
Jan
Class Bournemouth Lindy Hop Club
St Peter's School
Bournemouth, Dorset
Jitterbugjive=Bournemouth Lindy Hop Club
Sat
28
Jan
Weekend Lindy Hop Beginners Intesive w/e
SouthBank Club (upstairs studio)
Bristol, Bristol
Swing Dance Bristol 48.0
Sun
29
Jan
Workshop Balboa Bootcamp
The Elephant House
Bristol, Bristol
Dance Club Balboa 48.0
Mon
30
Jan
Class Ballroom/Latin Classes Miss Emma's
Grittleton Village Hall, nr Malmesbury
Grittleton nr Malmesbury, Wiltshire
Miss Emma's Dancing 38.0
Tue
31
Jan
Class Lindy Hop Isle of Wight
Wight Rock Bar
Ryde, Isle of Wight
Lindy Hop Solent 45.0
Class Bournemouth Lindy Hop Club
Priory Hall
Christchurch, Dorset
Jitterbugjive=Bournemouth Lindy Hop Club 23.0
Class Banwell Ceroc dance Classes
Banwell Village Hall,
Banwell, Somerset
In Motion Dance 45.0
Thu
02
Feb
Class Bournemouth Lindy Hop Club
St Peter's School
Bournemouth, Dorset
Jitterbugjive=Bournemouth Lindy Hop Club
Mon
06
Feb
Class Beginners 4 week Lindy Hop Course
The City Academy
Bristol , Bristol
Swing Dance Bristol 48.0
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
Feb
Class Lindy Hop Isle of Wight
Wight Rock Bar
Ryde, Isle of Wight
Lindy Hop Solent 45.0
Class Bournemouth Lindy Hop Club
Priory Hall
Christchurch, Dorset
Jitterbugjive=Bournemouth Lindy Hop Club 23.0
Class Banwell Ceroc dance Classes
Banwell Village Hall,
Banwell, Somerset
In Motion Dance 45.0
Wed
08
Feb
Class Bournemouth Lindy Hop Club
Moose Hall
Poole, Dorset
Jitterbugjive=Bournemouth Lindy Hop Club
Thu
09
Feb
Class Bournemouth Lindy Hop Club
St Peter's School
Bournemouth, Dorset
Jitterbugjive=Bournemouth Lindy Hop Club
Sun
12
Feb
Class Sunday afternoon Balboa Class
The Elephant House
Bristol, Bristol
Dance Club Balboa 48.0
Mon
13
Feb
Class Beginners 4 week Lindy Hop Course
The City Academy
Bristol , Bristol
Swing Dance Bristol 48.0
Class Ballroom/Latin Classes Miss Emma's
Grittleton Village Hall, nr Malmesbury
Grittleton nr Malmesbury, Wiltshire
Miss Emma's Dancing 38.0
Tue
14
Feb
Class Lindy Hop Isle of Wight
Wight Rock Bar
Ryde, Isle of Wight
Lindy Hop Solent 45.0
Class Bournemouth Lindy Hop Club
Priory Hall
Christchurch, Dorset
Jitterbugjive=Bournemouth Lindy Hop Club 23.0
Class Banwell Ceroc dance Classes
Banwell Village Hall,
Banwell, Somerset
In Motion Dance 45.0
Wed
15
Feb
Class Bournemouth Lindy Hop Club
Moose Hall
Poole, Dorset
Jitterbugjive=Bournemouth Lindy Hop Club
Thu
16
Feb
Class Bournemouth Lindy Hop Club
St Peter's School
Bournemouth, Dorset
Jitterbugjive=Bournemouth Lindy Hop Club
Fri
17
Feb
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 Seaside Swing
Ocean Beach Hotel & Spa
Bournemouth, Dorset
Jitterbugjive=Bournemouth Lindy Hop Club
Dance The Jiveoholics dance evening
Esplanade Club
Watchett, Somerset
The Jiveoholics 48.0
Sun
19
Feb
Workshop Workshop with Mel and Jo Calanglang
The Elephant House
Bristol, Bristol
Dance Club Balboa 48.0
Mon
20
Feb
Class Beginners 4 week Lindy Hop Course
The City Academy
Bristol , Bristol
Swing Dance Bristol 48.0
Class Ballroom/Latin Classes Miss Emma's
Grittleton Village Hall, nr Malmesbury
Grittleton nr Malmesbury, Wiltshire
Miss Emma's Dancing 38.0

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