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Windsor Lindy hop

Dancing at Friday Night Swing (June 2015)

Swingland Windsor is Swingland's Lindy hop dance club at The Old Court Artspace [formerly known as "The Firestation"] in Windsor, Berkshire, with dance classes every Wednesday and occasional Friday night dance parties.

We're back at The Old Court this Wednesday - see you there!
New to swing dancing? Our classes are fun and friendly, you don't need a partner and you can start any week - no need to book, just turn up!

Next at Swingland Windsor :-

20 Jun, 27 Jun - Swingland Windsor

Learn to swing dance in Windsor, Berkshire - every Wednesday

7.45pm - 8.30pm Beginners Lindy hop class - in The Auditorium

Learn all the basics of swing dancing - absolute beginners can join any week, no partner needed

8.45pm - 9.30pm Improvers/intermediates Lindy hop class - in The Auditorium

Moving on from the basics - develop your Lindy hop vocabulary and technique

See other dates


About Swingland Windsor

A fun evening of great music and dancing with a bunch of really friendly people!

Our Wednesday night classes usually attract between 20 and 30 people - mostly local - from all walks of life, and all age ranges (16+).

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 Windsor 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 steps - with plenty of emphasis on technique to get things right from the very beginning.

Swingland Windsor - Class details

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

See also What to wear.

  • Beginners/improvers

    7.45pm - 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!

    Includes practice time.

  • Improvers/intermediates

    8.45pm - improvers/intermediates class (Lindy hop)
    Move your dancing to the next level! Knowledge of 6-count and 8-count fundamentals required. No partner needed!

Class rotation

We rotate partners regularly in the classes 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 Swingland Windsor are taught by Martin and Ruth Ellis - with Josie helping when Ruth is unavailable.

Swingland Windsor - Admission

The beginners class kicks off at 7.45pm - please be prompt.

There is no need to book - just turn up.

  • Admission - £10 one class

    Includes practice time.

  • £12 both classes

    There is an extended period where you will probably want to do both classes as you move from beginners through to improvers/intermediates - so we offer a substantial discount for taking both classes.

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


Class cards

Our pre-paid class cards (now valid at all regular Swingland nights) are convenient and can save you money.

  • 5 weeks - £50 (save up to £10)

    Purchase on the door or on-line.

We're back at The Old Court this Wednesday - see you there!

How to get to Swingland Windsor

From April 2018 - back at The Old Court Artspace

The Old Court Artspace [formerly known as "The Firestation"] is a lovely venue in the heart of Windsor. A combined pub and Arts Centre with very friendly and laid-back atmosphere and fully licensed bar, it is located on the corner of St Leonards Road & St Marks Road. We are on the ground floor in the stunning "Auditorium" with its period features, wooden dance floor and great sound and lighting.

Website www.oldcourt.org/


The Old Court Artspace, St Leonards Road (corner of St Marks Road), Windsor, Berkshire SL4 3BL.

By train - The Old Court is a ten minute walk from Windsor Central Station (shuttle to Slough with mainline to Paddington, Maidenhead and Oxford) or fifteen minutes from Windsor & Eton Riverside Station (mainline to Waterloo).

By bus - The Old Court is well served by buses to and from Windsor, Slough, Bracknell and the surrounding area. Routes 71, 191, 200, 701 & 702 either go right by us or very near by. Click here for Firstgroup bus route details and a neat interactive route map.

By car - Windsor and hence The Old Court are within easy reach of the M4 (Jct 6) and M40 (Jct 2). There is free parking in local streets outside the venue (please check signs as some bays are charged until 8pm, although the charge is very reasonable).

Map

Useful links
AA Route Planner
Parkopedia

Swingland Windsor - Dates

Shown below are dates for the next few months.

20 Jun, 27 Jun, 4 Jul, 11 Jul, 18 Jul, 25 Jul, 1 Aug, 8 Aug, 15 Aug, 22 Aug, 29 Aug, 5 Sep, 12 Sep - Swingland Windsor

Learn to swing dance in Windsor, Berkshire - every Wednesday

7.45pm - 8.30pm Beginners Lindy hop class - in The Auditorium

Learn all the basics of swing dancing - absolute beginners can join any week, no partner needed

8.45pm - 9.30pm Improvers/intermediates Lindy hop class - in The Auditorium

Moving on from the basics - develop your Lindy hop vocabulary and technique

Tuesday 19 June

C Jam

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

7.45-8.45pm Beginners Lindy hop class

8.45-9.15pm Dancing/practice

9.15-10.00pm Intermediates Lindy hop class

10.00-11.15pm Music and dancing

Wednesday 20 June

Swingland Windsor

Learn to swing dance in Windsor, Berkshire - every Wednesday

Thursday 21 June

A-Train

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

Saturday 23 June

The Summer Swing Ball 2018

Swing into Summer at Swingland's Summer Swing Ball! Dress to impress for a night of dancing to live music and top swing DJs. Includes beginners swing dance class. Non-dancers are very welcome so bring your friends!

Sunday 24 June

Swingland Twickenham

Learn to swing dance in Twickenham, Middx - every Sunday

Monday 25 June

Swingland Brixton

Learn to swing dance in Brixton - every Monday

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