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Swingin' Sundays - Twickenham Lindy hop

Teachers - Martin and Ruth Ellis

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

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Swingland Twickenham - class and dancing

Sunday 28 June 2020 - Swingland Twickenham - class and dancing @ The Cabbage Patch, 67 London Road, Twickenham, Middlesex TW1 3SZ

Learn to swing dance in Twickenham, Middx - every Sunday

3.30pm Beginners Lindy hop class
Learn all the basics of swing dancing (Lindy hop). Join any week, no partner needed. Absolute beginners welcome!
4.30pm Dancing/practice
45mins practice/dancing to recorded swing music

Doors open 3.15pm, last dance 5.15pm


About Twickenham Lindy hop (Swingin' Sundays)

A fun beginners/improvers swing dance (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 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 - see dates

Swingin' Sundays - Class details

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

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  • 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. Absolute beginners always welcome. No partner needed!

    Followed by 45mins social dancing/practice to recorded swing music.

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 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.

There is no need to book - just turn up.

  • Admission - £12

    Includes the class and social dancing/practice.

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

Cash or debit/credit card - please pay Martin in the class.


Class Cards

Our pre-paid Class Cards are convenient and can save you money - they are also valid at other Swingland classes and events.

  • 5 weeks - £55

    Purchase on the door or on-line.

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 "Recording Studio" downstairs - follow the signs for the correct door or ask at the main bar.

The Cabbage Patch, Twickenham

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

Venue website www.cabbagepatch.co.uk/

Google Business Page - Swingland @ The Cabbage Patch SwinglandTwickenham

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

Swingin' Sundays - Dates

Shown below are dates for the next two months - for dates after that, please see our calendar.

Swingland Twickenham - class and dancing

Sunday 12 July 2020 - Swingland Twickenham - class and dancing @ The Cabbage Patch, 67 London Road, Twickenham, Middlesex TW1 3SZ

Learn to swing dance in Twickenham, Middx - every Sunday

Just turn up

Swingland Twickenham - class and dancing

Sunday 19 July 2020 - Swingland Twickenham - class and dancing @ The Cabbage Patch, 67 London Road, Twickenham, Middlesex TW1 3SZ

Learn to swing dance in Twickenham, Middx - every Sunday

Just turn up

Swingland Twickenham - class and dancing

Sunday 26 July 2020 - Swingland Twickenham - class and dancing @ The Cabbage Patch, 67 London Road, Twickenham, Middlesex TW1 3SZ

Learn to swing dance in Twickenham, Middx - every Sunday

Just turn up

Swingland Twickenham - class and dancing

Sunday 2 August 2020 - Swingland Twickenham - class and dancing @ The Cabbage Patch, 67 London Road, Twickenham, Middlesex TW1 3SZ

Learn to swing dance in Twickenham, Middx - every Sunday

Just turn up

Swingland Twickenham - class and dancing

Sunday 9 August 2020 - Swingland Twickenham - class and dancing @ The Cabbage Patch, 67 London Road, Twickenham, Middlesex TW1 3SZ

Learn to swing dance in Twickenham, Middx - every Sunday

Just turn up

Swingland Twickenham - class and dancing

Sunday 16 August 2020 - Swingland Twickenham - class and dancing @ The Cabbage Patch, 67 London Road, Twickenham, Middlesex TW1 3SZ

Learn to swing dance in Twickenham, Middx - every Sunday

Just turn up

Swingland Twickenham - class and dancing

Sunday 23 August 2020 - Swingland Twickenham - class and dancing @ The Cabbage Patch, 67 London Road, Twickenham, Middlesex TW1 3SZ

Learn to swing dance in Twickenham, Middx - every Sunday

Just turn up

Swingland Twickenham - class and dancing

Sunday 30 August 2020 - Swingland Twickenham - class and dancing @ The Cabbage Patch, 67 London Road, Twickenham, Middlesex TW1 3SZ

Learn to swing dance in Twickenham, Middx - every Sunday

Just turn up

Swingland Twickenham - class and dancing

Sunday 6 September 2020 - Swingland Twickenham - class and dancing @ The Cabbage Patch, 67 London Road, Twickenham, Middlesex TW1 3SZ

Learn to swing dance in Twickenham, Middx - every Sunday

Just turn up

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.

Wednesday 8 July

Swingland Windsor - classes

Learn to swing dance in Windsor, Berkshire - every Wednesday

7.45pm Beginners Lindy hop class

8.45pm Dancing/practice

9.00pm Improvers/intermediates Lindy hop class

Thursday 9 July

A-Train - classes and dancing

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

Sunday 12 July

Swingland Twickenham - class and dancing

Learn to swing dance in Twickenham, Middx - every Sunday

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

C Jam - classes and dancing

Classes and dancing at South London's Premier - and longest running - Swing Dance Night! Every Tuesday
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.
See you at The Bedford!

Wednesday 15 July

Swingland Windsor - classes

Learn to swing dance in Windsor, Berkshire - every Wednesday

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