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Dancing at The 1931 Club

The 1931 Club

The 1931 Club is Swingland's stylish new vintage music and dance night at renowned venue The Bedford in South London - featuring live bands, swing DJs and a taster swing dance class. A night for the discerning music lover and all-round hep-cat!

Next at The 1931 Club :-

12 May - The 1931 Club

Swingland proudly presents a new night for the discerning music lover and all-round hep-cat!

7.00pm - 7.30pm Warm-up/taster Lindy hop class

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

7.30pm - 10.30pm Live band and dancing

Dancing to the fabulous Peter Long Quartet and top vintage swing DJs

Doors open 7pm, last dance 10.30pm.

See other dates


About The 1931 Club

Swingland proudly presents a new night for the discerning music lover and all-round hep-cat!

We are SOOOOO excited to be back in the newly refurbished Ballroom at The Bedford, with it's vintage vibe and amazing dance floor! And what better way to kick off than with the wonderful Pete Long and his Benny Goodman quartet playing the very best swingin' tunes for your dancing feet?!

Taster/warm-up class 7pm with Martin & Romayne
Band, vintage music and dancing 7.30pm-10.30pm
£10 on the door

At The 1931 Club you'll find everyone from complete beginners to experienced dancers. Expect great swing music and a fun and friendly atmosphere.

Dance the night away or just soak up the atmosphere!

If you're new to swing dancing a taster 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 - see What to wear.

Admission to The 1931 Club

Doors are open from 7pm when the taster swing dance class starts.

There is no need to book - just turn up.

  • Admission - £15

    Includes optional class and dancing - plus drink voucher for use at the bar!

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

Last admission is 9pm.


Advance bookings

Advance bookings coming soon!

How to get to The 1931 Club

The 1931 Club is held at The Bedford in Balham - one of London's best live music and comedy venues - and previous home (for 18+ years to our Tuesday night classes and club C Jam!)

The Bedford - established in 1931 - is an amazing venue incorporating several fully-licensed bars, a wonderful period Ballroom upstairs (where you'll find The 1931 Club) - and even a Shakespearean-style circular club room!

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).


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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The 1931 Club - 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 7pm.

See Food & Drink at The Bedford

The 1931 Club - 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!

12 May - The 1931 Club

Swingland proudly presents a new night for the discerning music lover and all-round hep-cat!

7.00pm - 7.30pm Warm-up/taster Lindy hop class

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

7.30pm - 10.30pm Live band and dancing

Dancing to the fabulous Peter Long Quartet and top vintage swing DJs

Tuesday 26 March

C Jam

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

7.30-8.30pm Beginners Lindy hop class

8.30-8.45pm Dancing/practice

8.45-9.30pm Improvers/intermediates Lindy hop class

9.30-11.00pm Music and dancing

Wednesday 27 March

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Thursday 28 March

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Sunday 31 March

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Monday 1 April

Swingland Brixton

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Tuesday 2 April

C Jam

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