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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

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

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Elysian Den

Sunday 7 June 2020 - Elysian Den @ George IV, 185 Chiswick High Road, Chiswick, London W4 2DR

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 Beginners swing dance class
Learn some steps to try out later. All welcome - no partner or previous experience required!
8.00pm Music and dancing
Dancing to top swing DJs

Doors open 7.00pm, last dance 10.45pm


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!


Dress Code

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

  • Pay on the door - £12

    Includes the class and the dance party - plus a drink voucher for use at the 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.


Advance bookings

Advance bookings are not available at present (we may consider them in future) - just turn up and pay on the door. Cash or debit/credit cards (+ Apple Pay etc) accepted!

How to get to Elysian Den

Elysian Den is held in the stunning Art Deco style Boston Room at The George IV, Chiswick

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


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 Boston Room (where you'll find Elysian Den)

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 for the next three months - for dates after that, please see our calendar.

In line with official government advice re COVID-19 (Coronavirus) all our classes and dancing are now closed until further notice. Stay safe, look after your families, friends & neighbours - and see you on the other side.

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Monday 13 July

No Brixton classes for now

Brixton classes (Mondays) are closing during the Covid-19 outbreak - back as soon as possible!  Currently all our other regular weekly classes and dancing are running.

Tuesday 14 July

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This Tuesday come and learn the Big Apple - classic jazz routine. I figure we'll need something non-contact that takes a decent amount of weeks to teach so Big Apple it is. Come and have some fun!
Beginners swing class first with no need to rotate partners unless you want to, then Big Apple.
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Wednesday 15 July

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