Special Events


Heart of Wembley Festival

Saturday 20th July 2019 1-6pm

Wembley Futures will be hosting the 4th annual Heart of Wembley Festival. This vibrant community event will take place from 1pm-6pm along Wembley High Road between Park Lane and the Triangle.

The Heart of Wembley Festival will celebrate the community and all it's diversity in Wembley Central through a mix of both local and professional music, talented dance performances, fragrant food, and more.

SwingdanceUK will be joining a live Swing band set from Gentleman Tim & The Contenders between 4.30-5pm & 5.30-6pm.

Full details

Swing Dance Sunday at Cahoots

Sunday 25th August 2019

Cahoots are jolly excited to introduce their next Bank Holiday Swing Dance Sunday special! First, between 5pm - 7pm they'll be hosting some spiffingly good dance lessons with SwingdanceUK for those of you keen to learn the art of a good ol’ 40s knees-up. Then, from 7pm onwards the scoundrels will be opening the doors to all you old beans. They’ll have an incredible DJ-set by Auntie Maureen and swinging swing dancers from SwingdanceUK to keep those toes tapping all night long! Then we'll have the sensational Hotsie Totsies from across the pond performing from 8:30pm.

Where? Cahoots, 13 Kingly Court, Carnaby, London W1B 5PW

£20 for dance lessons & after party
Table bookings £25pp minimum spend
7pm onwards - £10 entry on the door
Book here

Shoreditch Town Hall Swing Dance

Friday 25th October 2019

Don your sharpest threads and head to Shoreditch Town Hall!

Get in the groove with the beginner and intermediate swing dance classes to kick off the evening where you can learn some hot moves that will keep you dancing all night long.

There'll be great vintage tunes from the 30s, 40s and 50s courtesy of DJ Simon "Mr Kicks" Selmon, and cabaret performances from SwingdanceUKs Diamond Girls, whilst a live swing band will have the joint jumpin' as you jive, jitterbug, hoochie coochie and shim sham shimmy your way through the evening.

Presented by SwingDance UK and Shoreditch Town Hall.

Time
7.30pm (doors)
7.45pm (beginners & intermediate Lindy Hop Dance classes)
8.30pm (dancing)

Tickets
£11 (advance); £15 (on the door)

Shoreditch Town Hall, 380 Old Street, London, EC1V 9LT

 

Jingle Bell Jive at the National Army Museum

Saturday 7th December 2019

Jive back in time to the 1940s at our Jingle Bell Jive.

Learn vintage dances such as the Charleston, Lindy Hop and Jive with our event partners, Swingdance UK. Then jump on the dance floor to show off your new moves to the tunes of a live band.

Where? National Army Museum, Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, SW3 4HT, London

 

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