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Elysian Den
Dancing at Elysian Den

Elysian Den

is Swingland's monthly Sunday night swing dance in the stunning Boston Room at The George IV Chiswick, West London - featuring vintage DJs, occasional live band and a beginners swing dance class

Swing. Dance. Heaven.

Magnificent, atmospheric Art Deco style venue with wonderful dance floor, great sound - and air conditioning.

Next at Elysian Den! :-

17 Nov - Elysian Den

Sunday night vintage dance party with beginners swing dance class and over 2 hours of dancing to top swing DJs and occasional live band!

7.15pm - 8.00pm Beginners swing dance class

Learn some steps to try out later. All welcome - no partner or previous experience required!

8.00pm - 10.45pm Music and dancing

Dancing to top swing DJs

Doors open from 7pm, last dance 10.45pm

See other dates


About Elysian Den

At Elysian Den you'll find everyone from complete beginners to experienced dancers. Expect great swing music and a fun and friendly atmosphere. Depending on the time of year, anything from 50-100+ people attend

There is no need to book - just turn up

  • 7pm Doors open to The Boston Room
  • Admission to Elysian Den includes a complimentary drink from the main bar, so come through to the Boston Room to pick up your voucher!

  • 7.15pm Beginners swing dance class

    If you're new to swing dancing this is an opportunity to learn a few simple, fun steps to try out later on. You don't need a partner and there is no need to book - just turn up. The class is aimed at absolute beginners

  • 8pm Vintage swing DJs, occasional live band and dancing

    Dance the night away or just soak up the atmosphere!


There is no specific dress code, but an effort is much appreciated - see What to wear

Admission to Elysian Den

Doors to the Boston Room for Elysian Den are open from 7pm

Cash or debit/credit card - please pay on the door

There is no need to book - just turn up

  • Standard admission - £12

    Includes the class and social dancing/practice
    PLUS - complimentary drink from the main bar

    Concessions - £10 - available to NUS/Equity members with proof - please show your ID at the door

Last admission is 9.30pm


Block bookings - save money!!

Our class cards are valid at Elysian Den

How to get to Elysian Den

Elysian Den is held in the Boston Room at The George IV, Chiswick

The George IV is one of Chiwick's best pubs with several bars and a lovely courtyard garden - at the very back you'll find the magnificent, recently renovated Art Deco style Boston Room (where you'll find Elysian Den)


The George IV is at 185 Chiswick High Rd, Chiswick, London W4 2DR.

By tube - District or Piccadilly Line to Turnham Green, 4-5 minutes walk. Turn left out of the station and walk down to Chiswick High Road. The George IV is across the road to your right. NB District Line trains runs all day on Sundays to/from Turnham Green, Picadilly Line trains run to/from Turnham Green from 10pm on Sundays

By train - Kew Bridge (30 minutes to London Waterloo via Clapham Junction), then bus

By bus - All major bus routes, including E3, 237, 267 & 27 stop within 50 metres of the venue

By car - there is plenty of free parking on Chiswick High Road and in local streets

Map


Useful links

Website www.georgeiv.co.uk

London Underground & Buses
Train timetables & tickets
AA Route Planner
Parkopedia

Elysian Den - Bar and food

The main bar at The George IV is open for drinks throughout the afternoon and evening. An extensive food menu is available from noon til 8pm on Sundays - the Sunday roasts are highly recommended!

Drinks at The George IV

Food at The George IV

Elysian Den - Dates

Shown below are dates scheduled for the next six months - for any dates already in the diary after that, please see our calendar. Keep checking back as new dates are added all the time!

17 Nov, 19 Jan - Elysian Den

Sunday night vintage dance party with beginners swing dance class and over 2 hours of dancing to top swing DJs and occasional live band!

7.15pm - 8.00pm Beginners swing dance class

Learn some steps to try out later. All welcome - no partner or previous experience required!

8.00pm - 10.45pm Music and dancing

Dancing to top swing DJs

Friday 15 November

Nothing in the diary for today, sorry!

Saturday 16 November

Workshop - Lindy hop fundamentals (beginners/improvers)

Lindy hop fundamentals - master the basics - Swing Out, Lindy Turn and Circle.

Workshop - Lindy hop (improvers/intermediates)

Lindy hop - essential variations. Moving on from the Swing Out, Lindy Turn and Circle we'll look at some 'standard' variations and some useful techniques.

Sunday 17 November

Swingland Twickenham

Learn to swing dance in Twickenham, Middx - every Sunday

Elysian Den

Sunday night vintage dance party with beginners swing dance class and over 2 hours of dancing to top swing DJs and occasional live band!

Monday 18 November

Swingland Brixton

Learn to swing dance in Brixton - every Monday

Tuesday 19 November

C Jam @ The Bedford

Classes and dancing at South London's renowned - and longest running - Swing Dance Night! Every Tuesday

Wednesday 20 November

Swingland Windsor

Learn to swing dance in Windsor, Berkshire - every Wednesday

Thursday 21 November

A-Train @ The Hammersmith Club

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

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