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Swingin' Sundays - Twickenham Lindy hop

The Patch Club

Swingin' Sundays is Swingland's Lindy hop dance club at The Cabbage Patch in Twickenham, Middx, with dance classes every Sunday afternoon.

Next at Swingin' Sundays :-

7 May, 14 May - Swingin' Sundays

Learn to Lindy hop in Twickenham, Middx

3.30pm - 4.45pm Beginners/improvers Lindy hop class

Learn all the basics of swing dancing (Lindy hop). Join any week, no partner needed. Absolute beginners welcome! 60mins class followed by 15mins practice.


See other dates

About Twickenham Lindy hop (Swingin' Sundays)

A fun beginners/improvers Lindy hop class every Sunday afternoon* - all welcome, no partner or previous experience required. No need to book, just turn up!

Swing dancing is an increasingly popular pastime and is probably the most fun you can possibly have keeping in shape! It is very sociable - come with friends, a partner or on your own - everyone is welcome and you'll soon feel at home!

Please do join our regulars on our brand new Swingland Twickenham Facebook page!

What we teach

We teach the original swing dance - the Lindy hop as danced in the great ballrooms of the Harlem Renaissance, such as The Savoy

You will learn all the fundamental Lindy hop steps - with plenty of emphasis on technique to get things right from the very beginning.


*except Bank Holiday weekends and the occasional international Rugby match Sundays - see dates

Swingin' Sundays - Classes

Join any time. No need to book (just turn up). No partner needed.

See also What to wear.

  • Beginners/improvers
  • 3.30pm - beginners/improvers class (Lindy hop fundamentals)
    Learn all the basics with simple fun routines aimed at getting you dancing quickly - with plenty of emphasis on good lead/follow technique and connection. Includes practice time. Absolute beginners always welcome. No partner needed!

    Followed by 15mins practice.

Class rotation

We rotate partners regularly in the class so you don't need to bring a partner and you get a chance to dance with everyone. This is the best way to learn and it's a great way to meet people too! We strongly suggest that you join in the rotation, you will learn much quicker!

Your teachers

The classes at Swingin' Sundays are taught by Martin and Ruth Ellis.

Swingin' Sundays - Admission

The class kicks off at 3.30pm - please be prompt. If you get there earlier the main bar is open for food and drinks.

Please pay us in the class.

  • Admission - £10
  • Save money! Buy 5 classes for £40.

How to get to Swingin' Sundays

The Cabbage Patch is a world-famous, historic pub opposite Twickenham railway station. You'll find us in the "Patchworks Cellar Room" downstairs - follow the signs for the correct door or ask at the main bar.


The Cabbage Patch is at 67 London Road, Twickenham, Middlesex TW1 3SZ.

By train - The Cabbage Patch is one minute walk from Twickenham Station (mainline to Waterloo, Richmond etc.). Cross the road and turn left, you'll find the pub on your right.

By bus - 110, 267, 281, 281, 681.

By car - There is parking in local streets.

Map

Useful links
Train timetables & tickets
Bus timetables - Twickenham Station
AA Route Planner
Parkopedia parking map - TW1 3SZ

The Cabbage Patch, Twickenham

Swingin' Sundays - Dates

Shown below are dates for the next few months.

30 Apr, 28 May - No Swingin' Sundays (Bank Holiday weekend) - back next week!


7 May, 14 May, 21 May, 4 Jun, 11 Jun, 18 Jun, 25 Jun, 2 Jul, 9 Jul, 16 Jul, 23 Jul - Swingin' Sundays

Learn to Lindy hop in Twickenham, Middx

3.30pm - 4.45pm Beginners/improvers Lindy hop class

Learn all the basics of swing dancing (Lindy hop). Join any week, no partner needed. Absolute beginners welcome! 60mins class followed by 15mins practice.


Our club nights
C Jam
A-Train
JUMPIN'!
Friday Night Swing
Swing Balls/Festivals
On today

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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