Swing out!

(This Joint Is) JUMPIN'!

Daisy Beau (Smokey Taps)

(This Joint Is) JUMPIN'! is Swingland's stylish monthly vintage dance night at renowned venue The Bedford in South London - featuring top swing DJs, occasional live bands and a beginners swing dance class.

Next at JUMPIN'! :-

Nothing in the diary right now - please check back soon!

Doors open 8pm, last dance/carriages see above.

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About JUMPIN'!

At JUMPIN'! 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.

Dance the night away or just soak up the atmosphere! As regulars to our Tuesday night classes C Jam will know, The Bedford's ballroom has one of the best dance floors around. With top swing DJs (and occasionally live bands) playing "the best swing music in town" you will find it hard to keep still!

If you're new to swing dancing a beginners swing dance class is included - this an opportunity to learn a few simple, fun steps to try out later on. You don't need a partner as we rotate throughout. The class is aimed at absolute beginners.

There is no need to book - just turn up.


There is no specific dress code, but an effort is much appreciated as it's a Friday night - see What to wear.

Admission to JUMPIN'!

Doors are open from 8pm.

There is no need to book - just turn up.

  • Admission - £10

    Includes optional class and dancing.

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

Last admission is 11pm.


Block bookings - save money!!

Our class cards are valid at JUMPIN'.

How to get to JUMPIN'!

JUMPIN'! is held at The Bedford in Balham - one of London's best live music and comedy venues - and home for the last 18 years to our Tuesday night classes and club C Jam!

The Bedford is an amazing Victorian venue incorporating several fully-licensed bars, a wonderful period Ballroom upstairs (where you'll find JUMPIN') - and even a Shakespearean Globe Theatre!

The Bedford has won a string of awards in recent years and hosts a number of well-known and not so well-known events - whatever the day of the week you'll find a number of different things going on. An extensive food menu is available in the main bar (on the ground floor) from 6.30pm.


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 - bus routes 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 plenty of parking in local streets, free after 6.30pm - or use the Sainsbury's car park opposite.

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The Bedford, Balham

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Venue website www.thebedford.com

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JUMPIN'! - Bar and food

An extensive food menu is available in the main bar (on the ground floor).

The main bar is open throughout the evening and the bar in the ballroom will be open from 8pm.

See Food & Drink at The Bedford

JUMPIN'! - 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!

Nothing in the diary right now - please check back soon!

Nothing in the diary right now - please check back soon!

Thursday 20 September

A-Train

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

7.45-8.45pm Beginners Lindy hop class

8.45-9.15pm Dancing/practice

9.15-10.00pm Intermediates Lindy hop class

9.15-10.00pm Beginners follow-up class

10.00-11.00pm Music and dancing

Sunday 23 September

Swingland Twickenham

Learn to swing dance in Twickenham, Middx - every Sunday

Elysian Den

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

Monday 24 September

Swingland Brixton

Learn to swing dance in Brixton - every Monday

Tuesday 25 September

C Jam

Classes and dancing at South London's renowned - and longest running - Swing Dance Night! Every Tuesday except 2nd in the month

Wednesday 26 September

Swingland Windsor

Learn to swing dance in Windsor, Berkshire - every Wednesday

Thursday 27 September

A-Train

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

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