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
Tue
31
Jan
Get in the Swing Lindy Hop Classes
Steeple Morden Village Hall Royston, Hertfordshire
Get in the Swing
36.0
C Jam - classes and dancing
The Bedford London, London SW
Swingland
36.0
Wed
01
Feb
Get in the Swing Lindy Hop Classes
Risby Village Hall, near Bury St Edmunds Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk
Get in the Swing
38.0
Balboa with Nikki Santilli
Hargrave Hall Archway, Islington
Hot Jazz Rag
31.0
Biggin Hill Jive
Biggin Hill Biggin Hill, Bromley
Biggin Hill Jive
33.0
Thu
02
Feb
Planet Swing M.K. & Beds Live Band
Wixams Dance Hall Bedford, Bedfordshire
Swingsters
49.0
Fri
03
Feb
Rhythm Joint Swing Dance Newmarket
The Exning Road Club Newmarket, Cambridgeshire
Get in the Swing
43.0
Sat
04
Feb
Modern & Smooth Jive Dance at Berko
Berkhamsted Town Hall Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire
Jive Hub (NewBerko)
47.0
Sun
05
Feb
Top Cats Tea Dance
Lamberhurst Village Hall Lamberhurst, East Sussex
Homefront Lindy Hop
45.0
Mon
06
Feb
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
Tue
07
Feb
Get in the Swing Lindy Hop Classes
Steeple Morden Village Hall Royston, Hertfordshire
Get in the Swing
36.0
C Jam - classes and dancing
The Bedford London, London SW
Swingland
36.0
Wed
08
Feb
Get in the Swing Lindy Hop Classes
Risby Village Hall, near Bury St Edmunds Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk
Get in the Swing
38.0
Biggin Hill Jive
Biggin Hill Biggin Hill, Bromley
Biggin Hill Jive
33.0
Thu
09
Feb
Planet Swing weekly Balboa class
Wixams Dance Hall Bedford, Bedfordshire
Swingsters
49.0
Planet Swing M.K. & Beds Live Band
Wixams Dance Hall Bedford, Bedfordshire
Swingsters
49.0
Fri
10
Feb
Black Cat Friday freestyle
Black Cat Friday Freestyle Bedford, Bedfordshire
Swingsters
47.0
Sun
12
Feb
Sunday Social Swing Starters
Cotton End Village Hall Bedford, Bedfordshire
Swingsters
47.0
Workshop - ints Lindy hop/Shag
The Hammersmith Club London, London W
Swingland
37.0
Mon
13
Feb
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
Tue
14
Feb
Get in the Swing Lindy Hop Classes
Steeple Morden Village Hall Royston, Hertfordshire
Get in the Swing
36.0
C Jam - classes and dancing
The Bedford London, London SW
Swingland
36.0
Wed
15
Feb
Get in the Swing Lindy Hop Classes
Risby Village Hall, near Bury St Edmunds Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk
Get in the Swing
38.0
Balboa with Nikki Santilli
Hargrave Hall Archway, Islington
Hot Jazz Rag
31.0
Biggin Hill Jive
Biggin Hill Biggin Hill, Bromley
Biggin Hill Jive
33.0
Thu
16
Feb
Planet Swing weekly Balboa class
Wixams Dance Hall Bedford, Bedfordshire
Swingsters
49.0
Planet Swing M.K. & Beds Live Band
Wixams Dance Hall Bedford, Bedfordshire
Swingsters
49.0
Fri
17
Feb
Some Like It Swing
Genesis Cinema , London E
SwingdanceUK
23.0
Sat
18
Feb
Jive Party with The Cadillac Kings
Rivoli Ballroom Crofton Park, London SE
Jive Party
30.0
The Edge - a very unique evening
Berkhamsted Town Hall Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire
Jive Hub (NewBerko)
47.0
Sun
19
Feb
Argentine Tango Workshop
Cotton Club Bedford Bedford, Bedfordshire
Swingsters
47.0
Four Seasons Tea Dance
Cotton End Village Hall Bedford, Bedfordshire
Swingsters
47.0
Workshop - beg/imp Lindy hop
The Bedford London, London SW
Swingland
36.0
Beginners Triple Step Lindy Hop
Weald Memorial Hall Sevenoaks Weald, Kent
Homefront Lindy Hop
38.0
Mon
20
Feb
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
Tue
21
Feb
Get in the Swing Lindy Hop Classes
Steeple Morden Village Hall Royston, Hertfordshire
Get in the Swing
36.0
Wed
22
Feb
Get in the Swing Lindy Hop Classes
Risby Village Hall, near Bury St Edmunds Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk
Get in the Swing
38.0
Balboa with Nikki Santilli
Hargrave Hall Archway, Islington
Hot Jazz Rag
31.0
Biggin Hill Jive
Biggin Hill Biggin Hill, Bromley
Biggin Hill Jive
33.0
Thu
23
Feb
Planet Swing weekly Balboa class
Wixams Dance Hall Bedford, Bedfordshire
Swingsters
49.0
Planet Swing M.K. & Beds Live Band
Wixams Dance Hall Bedford, Bedfordshire
Swingsters
49.0
Sat
25
Feb
Blues meets Tango Workshop
Cotton End Village Hall Bedford, Bedfordshire
Swingsters
47.0
Cotton Club Bedford Live Band
Cotton End Village Hall Bedford, Bedfordshire
Swingsters
47.0
Sun
26
Feb
Sunday Social Swing Starters
Cotton End Village Hall Bedford, Bedfordshire
Swingsters
47.0
Mon
27
Feb
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
Tue
28
Feb
Get in the Swing Lindy Hop Classes
Steeple Morden Village Hall Royston, Hertfordshire
Get in the Swing
36.0
C Jam - classes and dancing
The Bedford London, London SW
Swingland
36.0

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