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  • JUMPIN'! @ The Bedford - Vintage Swing Dance Party - Friday 28 April @ The Bedford - JUST TURN UP!
  • ONE-DAY WORKSHOP - BEGINNER/IMPROVER LINDY HOP - Saturday 29 April @ The Bedford - BOOK NOW!
  • LIVE MUSIC at C JAM @ The Bedford - Tuesday 2 May @ The Bedford - JUST TURN UP!
  • JUMPIN'! @ Lost Rivers - Vintage Swing Dance Party - Saturday 10 June @ Lost Rivers Elephant - JUST TURN UP!

Learn to dance

Workshops

Saturday, 29 Apr, 11.00am - 4.00pm

One-day workshop - Beginners/Improvers Lindy hop

The Bedford, 77 Bedford Hill, Balham, London SW12 9HD : www.thebedford.co.uk

Lindy hop fundamentals - master the basics - Swing Out, Lindy Turn and Circle, Texas Tommy, partnered Charleston - plus essential variations.

You may take the morning session, the afternoon session or both.

11.00am - 1.00pm Lindy hop fundamentals

Master the 8-count basics - Swing Out, Lindy Turn and Circle, Texas Tommy - these are the steps you need to know before you start taking our regular intermediates classes!

1.00pm - 2.00pm Lunch break

We break for lunch at 1pm. Lunch is not included but most people eat downstairs at The Bedford. Please don't bring your own food/drinks into the venue.

2.00pm - 4.00pm Lindy hop fundamentals

Add some spice to your dancing with lots of great variations! Fancy footwork and cool moves, including lots of fun Lindy hop Charleston steps!

BOOK NOW

None - but please remember that whilst workshops are fun, they are an intensive learning experience - if you have no previous dance experience we do recommend taking a few of our regular weekly beginners classes before attending a workshop.

The Bedford is at 77 Bedford Hill, Balham, London SW12 9HD.

By tube - Northern Line to Balham, 2 minutes walk. Turn right out of the station and walk up Balham Station Road. The Bedford is easily visible ahead of you.

By train - Balham (10 minutes to Waterloo or Victoria via Clapham Junction), 2 minutes walk as for tube.

By bus - Buses 315 (Bedford Hill), 355, 249 or 155

By car - Just off the South Circular (A205), Balham is easily accessible by car from all directions. There is some free parking - and plenty of metered parking - in local streets, but please do look at the signs as in some zones there is a time limit on how long you can park in one spot. You also get 2 hours free in the Sainsbury’s car park opposite the venue.

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Venue website www.thebedford.co.uk

The Bedford, Balham

Please note

  • If you book as a lead (the traditionally male role) you MUST take the workshop as a lead
  • You must be prepared to rotate partners unless you specifically agree with us BEFORE the date of the workshop
  • We will endeavour to keep numbers of leads and follows as even as possible but cannot guarantee exactly equal numbers

On-line booking and payment (PayPal)

(if you'd rather pay by cash you may do so at any of our regular classes before the workshop date - but all bookings must be made in advance)
Please ensure that you are available for the workshop and have read the above information before booking, as refunds cannot be given - thanks!

Saturday, 29 Apr 2017 - Lindy hop - Beginner/improver

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SAVE £££'s by booking together! Just £50 for the day for LEAD+FOLLOW together compared with £30 each for LEAD or FOLLOW separately. NB we rotate partners, so you don't have to dance together all day, just find someone to book with!

Our club nights
C Jam
A-Train
JUMPIN'!
Friday Night Swing
Swing Balls/Festivals
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Thursday 27 April

A-Train

Classes and dancing at West London`s Premier Swing Dance Night!

7.45pm Beginners class

8.45pm Dancing/Practice

9.15pm Intermediates class

9.15pm Beginners follow-up class

10.00pm Dancing

Thursday 27 April

A-Train

Classes and dancing at West London`s Premier Swing Dance Night!

Friday 28 April

JUMPIN' - Vintage Swing Dance Party

Friday night Vintage Swing Dance Party. Includes beginners swing dance (Lindy hop) class. London's top Swing DJs spin 1920s-50s hot tunes, swing & RnB for dancing. £10/8/6 on the door, all welcome! No partner or previous dance experience needed.

Saturday 29 April

One-day workshop - Beginners/Improvers Lindy hop

Lindy hop fundamentals - master the basics - Swing Out, Lindy Turn and Circle, Texas Tommy, partnered Charleston - plus essential variations.

Sunday 30 April

No Swingin' Sundays (Bank Holiday weekend) - back next week!

Monday 1 May

Swing Kitchen

Learn to Lindy hop in Brixton

No Swing Station (Bank Holiday Monday) - back next week!

Tuesday 2 May

C Jam - with live music tonight from the Shirt Tail Stompers!

Classes and dancing at the home of Savoy style Lindy hop in London. 2 rooms!

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