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
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
Wed
22
Nov
Class Bournemouth Lindy Hop Club
St Barnabas Church Hall
Bournemouth, Bournemouth
Jitterbugjive=Bournemouth Lindy Hop Club 18.0
Fri
24
Nov
Holiday MJRoc Warmwell Weekenders
MJRoc Modern Jive Dance Weekender
Weymouth, Dorset
LeRoc Surrey (The Jive In Dance Co) 6.0
Sat
25
Nov
Weekend Lindy Hop Beginners Intesive w/e
SouthBank Club (upstairs studio)
Bristol, Bristol
Swing Dance Bristol 48.0
Workshop Swing Dance Beginners Workshop
Hubnub Centre
Frome, Wiltshire
Swing Time Frome 31.0
Mon
27
Nov
Class Ballroom/Latin Classes Miss Emma's
Grittleton Village Hall, nr Malmesbury
Grittleton nr Malmesbury, Wiltshire
Miss Emma's Dancing 38.0
Tue
28
Nov
Class Lindy Hop Isle of Wight
Wight Rock Bar
Ryde, Isle of Wight
Lindy Hop Solent 45.0
Wed
29
Nov
Class Bournemouth Lindy Hop Club
St Barnabas Church Hall
Bournemouth, Bournemouth
Jitterbugjive=Bournemouth Lindy Hop Club 18.0
Thu
30
Nov
Dance The 1086 Dance practice/freestyle
Verwood Memorial Hall
Verwood, Bournemouth
The 1086 Club 18.0
Fri
01
Dec
Dance Kizomba class & Latin Dance Party!
Riverside Community Centre, Malmesbury
Malmesbury, Wiltshire
Miss Emma's Dancing 38.0
Sat
02
Dec
Class Sunny Side of Swing Lindy
Shroton Village Hall
Blandford Forum , Dorset
Sunny Side of Swing 10.0
Dance Euphoria
Herrison Hall
Dorchester, Dorset
Jive Riot 7.0
Mon
04
Dec
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
05
Dec
Class Lindy Hop Isle of Wight
Wight Rock Bar
Ryde, Isle of Wight
Lindy Hop Solent 45.0
Wed
06
Dec
Class Bournemouth Lindy Hop Club
St Barnabas Church Hall
Bournemouth, Bournemouth
Jitterbugjive=Bournemouth Lindy Hop Club 18.0
Sun
10
Dec
Class Sunday afternoon Balboa Class
The Elephant House
Bristol, Bristol
Dance Club Balboa 48.0
Mon
11
Dec
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
12
Dec
Class Lindy Hop Isle of Wight
Wight Rock Bar
Ryde, Isle of Wight
Lindy Hop Solent 45.0
Wed
13
Dec
Class Bournemouth Lindy Hop Club
St Barnabas Church Hall
Bournemouth, Bournemouth
Jitterbugjive=Bournemouth Lindy Hop Club 18.0
Thu
14
Dec
Dance The 1086 Dance practice/freestyle
Verwood Memorial Hall
Verwood, Bournemouth
The 1086 Club 18.0
Fri
15
Dec
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
18
Dec
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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