Swingland runs monthly swing dance workshops on Sunday mornings (usually last Sunday of the month) at Linden House, Hammersmith, London W6. Advance booking is required.
Hammersmith workshops - Linden House
About our workshops
Our beginners and improvers workshops at Linden House are a great alternative to our regular weekly drop-in classes, and a great way to kick-start your dancing! The workshops are limited to 20 people maximum and everyone is welcome. No partner is required (we rotate partners throughout the workshop), but if you do have a partner you may stay together if preferred.
The workshops are taught by Swingland founder Martin Ellis.
Beginners workshops - beginners swing dance (Lindy hop)
Covering fundamental Lindy hop steps and rhythms, these workshops are an excellent introduction to the dance, as well as a great way to consolidate your basics. Suitable for absolute beginners.
Beginners/improvers workshops - Lindy hop
For those looking to move up to our regular improvers, or intermediates classes, these workshops cover the trickier fundamental Lindy hop steps and rhythms required to progress. Some experience required.
Prices and booking
Please see dates/booking for workshop dates and levels coming up, as well as prices and booking. Pre-booking is essential.
Dates/schedule, prices & booking
Sunday 25 February 2024
Workshop - beginners swing dance (Lindy hop), 10:30am to 12:30pm
This workshop is aimed at those who are looking to kick off their swing dancing (Lindy hop) with a fun and informative workshop, or to consolidate their basics. No partner needed (we rotate throughout) - although you may stay together if you do have a partner. Expect to have lots of fun - and a few challenges! Teachers - Martin and Kim (C Jam)
10.30am - Lindy hop for beginnersKick off your swing dancing, or consolidate your basics!
£25 (£20 concessions*) per person - please book here. We will also accept Swingland Beginners Class Cards (2 vouchers per person) - please e-mail us to book if you want to use class vouchers.
*Concession prices are valid for current NUS or Equity members, and for Linden House members - please show the relevant membership card on arrival.
Workshops start and finish promptly at the advertised times. If you're running a bit late, please do join in and do your best to catch up - but we can't run past the finish time.
How to get to our Linden House workshops
Linden House is a lovely period building set on the Riverside between Hammersmith and Chiswick.
Linden House is at Upper Mall, Hammersmith, London W6 9TA.
Linden House is a charming four-storey riverside building with elegant south facing façade. Linden House is owned by London Corinthian Trust, a registered charity, and hosts a sailing and rowing clubs as well as regular events, weddings and more. The bar/café upstairs is open throughout the day for teas, coffees, food and more. Our workshops are in the lovely Ballroom on the ground floor.
By tube - Piccadilly, District or Hammermsith & City Lines to Hammersmith, 15-20 minutes walk, or District Line to Ravenscourt Park, 10-15 minutes walk. From the tube exit make your way down to the river (you will need to walk under the A4/Hammersmith flyover). Turn right along the riverside and continue towards the end of Upper Mall, where you will find Linden House on your right. Alternatively you can walk along the south side of the A4 and turn left into Oil Mill Lane which is just after the BP garage - Linden House is at the end of Oil Mill Lane to your left.
By bus - any bus to Hammersmith Bridge - there is a stop right at the end of Rutland Grove and from there it's a 5-10 minutes walk along the river as above.
By car - Just off the A4, Hammersmith is easily accessible by car from all directions. Turn left into Oil Mill Lane just after the BP garage and you'll find Linden House at the end to your left. There is a small car park, first-come, first-served, but there is also free parking in the local roads on Sundays - please plan before setting off.
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