Swing classes and dances events near Essex

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

Date   Event/Venue/Organiser Distance
Sat
24
Sep
Hollywood Lindy hop
Cotton End Village Hall Bedford, Bedfordshire
Swingsters
47.0
Top Hat Club - Shane & the Korrados
Cotton End Village Hall Bedford, Bedfordshire
Swingsters
47.0
2022 Showcase
Kingsnorth Village Hall Ashford, Kent
Linda Hurcombe
35.0
Balboa & Bal-Swing courses
South London Irish Club Wimbledon, Merton
Hot Jazz Rag
39.0
Sun
25
Sep
1940's Tea Dance
Lincolns Field Great Hall Bushey, Hertfordshire
Swingsters
40.0
Bushey Balboa Workshop
Lincolns Field Great Hall Bushey, Hertfordshire
Swingsters
40.0
Jazz & Jam
Hargrave Hall , London N
Hot Jazz Rag
31.0
Dance at the Plaza
Plaza Suite -Stag Theatre Sevenoaks Sevenoaks, Kent
Blue Flamingo Music
35.0
2022 Showcase
Kingsnorth Village Hall Ashford, Kent
Linda Hurcombe
35.0
Mon
26
Sep
A-Train - classes and dancing
The Hammersmith Club London, London W
Swingland
37.0
Tenterden Swing - Inters Lindy Hop
St Mildreds Hall Tenterden, Kent
Tenterden Swing
47.0
Homefront Lindy Hop
Staplehurst School Staplehurst, East Sussex
Homefront Lindy Hop
46.0
Tue
27
Sep
C Jam - classes and dancing
The Bedford London, London SW
Swingland
36.0
Hideaway Hop - Lindy Hop
Wesley Methodist Church Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge Swing Dance
36.0
Wed
28
Sep
Swing Imp + Int classes
Shortstown Village Hall Shortstown, Bedfordshire
Swingsters
48.0
8 week swing beginners course
Shortstown Village Hall Shortstown, Bedfordshire
Swingsters
48.0
Introduction to Balboa
Academy Dance Studios London, Camden
Hot Jazz Rag
32.0
Lindy Hop Class Night
Centre at St Paul's Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge Swing Dance
36.0
Thu
29
Sep
Planet Swing M.K. & Beds Live Band
Wixams Dance Hall Bedford, Bedfordshire
Swingsters
49.0
Planet Swing weekly Balboa class
Wixams Dance Hall Bedford, Bedfordshire
Swingsters
49.0
Sat
01
Oct
Marks Tey Parish Hall, Colchester
Marks Tey Parish Hall Colchester Colchester, Essex
The Dance Steps
13.0
Balboa & Bal-Swing courses
South London Irish Club Wimbledon, Merton
Hot Jazz Rag
39.0
Modern & Smooth Jive Dance at Berko
Berkhamsted Town Hall Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire
Jive Hub (NewBerko)
47.0
Mon
03
Oct
A-Train - classes and dancing
The Hammersmith Club London, London W
Swingland
37.0
Absolute Beginners Lindy Hop
St Mildreds Hall Tenterden, Kent
Tenterden Swing
47.0
Tenterden Swing - Inters Lindy Hop
St Mildreds Hall Tenterden, Kent
Tenterden Swing
47.0
Homefront Lindy Hop
Staplehurst School Staplehurst, East Sussex
Homefront Lindy Hop
46.0
Tue
04
Oct
C Jam - classes and dancing
The Bedford London, London SW
Swingland
36.0
Hideaway Hop - Lindy Hop
Wesley Methodist Church Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge Swing Dance
36.0
Wed
05
Oct
Swing Imp + Int classes
Shortstown Village Hall Shortstown, Bedfordshire
Swingsters
48.0
8 week swing beginners course
Shortstown Village Hall Shortstown, Bedfordshire
Swingsters
48.0
Introduction to Balboa
Academy Dance Studios London, Camden
Hot Jazz Rag
32.0
Lindy Hop Class Night
Centre at St Paul's Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge Swing Dance
36.0
Thu
06
Oct
Planet Swing M.K. & Beds Live Band
Wixams Dance Hall Bedford, Bedfordshire
Swingsters
49.0
Planet Swing weekly Balboa class
Wixams Dance Hall Bedford, Bedfordshire
Swingsters
49.0
Fri
07
Oct
Rhythm Joint Swing Dance Newmarket
The Exning Road Club Newmarket, Cambridgeshire
Get in the Swing
43.0
Sat
08
Oct
Balboa & Bal-Swing courses
South London Irish Club Wimbledon, Merton
Hot Jazz Rag
39.0
Sun
09
Oct
Paper Moon
Hargrave Hall , London N
Hot Jazz Rag
31.0
Mon
10
Oct
A-Train - classes and dancing
The Hammersmith Club London, London W
Swingland
37.0
Absolute Beginners Lindy Hop
St Mildreds Hall Tenterden, Kent
Tenterden Swing
47.0
Tenterden Swing - Inters Lindy Hop
St Mildreds Hall Tenterden, Kent
Tenterden Swing
47.0
Homefront Lindy Hop
Staplehurst School Staplehurst, East Sussex
Homefront Lindy Hop
46.0
Tue
11
Oct
C Jam - classes and dancing
The Bedford London, London SW
Swingland
36.0
Hideaway Hop - Lindy Hop
Wesley Methodist Church Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge Swing Dance
36.0
Wed
12
Oct
Swing Imp + Int classes
Shortstown Village Hall Shortstown, Bedfordshire
Swingsters
48.0
8 week swing beginners course
Shortstown Village Hall Shortstown, Bedfordshire
Swingsters
48.0
Introduction to Balboa
Academy Dance Studios London, Camden
Hot Jazz Rag
32.0
Lindy Hop Class Night
Centre at St Paul's Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge Swing Dance
36.0
Thu
13
Oct
Planet Swing M.K. & Beds Live Band
Wixams Dance Hall Bedford, Bedfordshire
Swingsters
49.0
Planet Swing weekly Balboa class
Wixams Dance Hall Bedford, Bedfordshire
Swingsters
49.0
Fri
14
Oct
Black Cat Friday freestyle
Black Cat Friday Freestyle Bedford, Bedfordshire
Swingsters
47.0
Sat
15
Oct
2022 Showcase
Kingsnorth Village Hall Ashford, Kent
Linda Hurcombe
35.0
Balboa & Bal-Swing courses
South London Irish Club Wimbledon, Merton
Hot Jazz Rag
39.0
Sun
16
Oct
2022 Showcase
Kingsnorth Village Hall Ashford, Kent
Linda Hurcombe
35.0
Mon
17
Oct
A-Train - classes and dancing
The Hammersmith Club London, London W
Swingland
37.0
Tenterden Swing - Inters Lindy Hop
St Mildreds Hall Tenterden, Kent
Tenterden Swing
47.0
Homefront Lindy Hop
Staplehurst School Staplehurst, East Sussex
Homefront Lindy Hop
46.0
Tue
18
Oct
C Jam - classes and dancing
The Bedford London, London SW
Swingland
36.0
Hideaway Hop - Lindy Hop
Wesley Methodist Church Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge Swing Dance
36.0
Wed
19
Oct
Swing Imp + Int classes
Shortstown Village Hall Shortstown, Bedfordshire
Swingsters
48.0
8 week swing beginners course
Shortstown Village Hall Shortstown, Bedfordshire
Swingsters
48.0
Lindy Hop Class Night
Centre at St Paul's Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge Swing Dance
36.0
Thu
20
Oct
Planet Swing M.K. & Beds Live Band
Wixams Dance Hall Bedford, Bedfordshire
Swingsters
49.0
Planet Swing weekly Balboa class
Wixams Dance Hall Bedford, Bedfordshire
Swingsters
49.0
Sat
22
Oct
Balboa & Bal-Swing courses
South London Irish Club Wimbledon, Merton
Hot Jazz Rag
39.0
Sun
23
Oct
Jazz & Jam
Hargrave Hall , London N
Hot Jazz Rag
31.0
Mon
24
Oct
A-Train - classes and dancing
The Hammersmith Club London, London W
Swingland
37.0
Tenterden Swing - Inters Lindy Hop
St Mildreds Hall Tenterden, Kent
Tenterden Swing
47.0
Stompin’ at the 100 Club Special
100 Club London, London W
SwingdanceUK
33.0

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