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Swingin' Sundays - Twickenham Lindy hop

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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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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.

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. 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.

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.

Tuesday 11 August

Nothing in the diary for today, sorry!
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