Classes in Central England

Welcome to the Central England Classes page. The classes have been divided into sections by day, so click on a link below to see what's on that day. Click here to get back to the Main Classes Page.

If you have information about other swing dance classes in this area, please email Classes

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday

Monday

All Ruzzit Buzzit teaches dance lessons at Derby Dance Centre in Chapel Street, Derby. Check the class is on by calling 01332 370911. They start at 8pm for beginners (which will be mainly Jive or Jitterbug) and 9pm for intermediate which will be mainly Lindy Hop.

A new Hollywood style Lindy Hop dance class is starting in Worcester on Monday 18 July 2005 at 7pm at the Christopher Whitehead School, Bromwich Road, Worcester, St Johns. For more information call Dance at 8 on 01386 556 665 email info@danceat8.freeserve.co.uk  or visit www.danceat8.freeserve.co.uk 

Lindy Hop is taught at Far Cotton Workingman's Club on Main Road Far Cotton Northampton. Beginners and Intermediate classes from 7.45pm and intermediate from 9.16pm. The cost is 3.50 per class or 6 for both. More information on 01604 721811.

JazzJive at Dowty Sports and Social Club in Staverton. Beginners at 7.30pm and Intermediate classes at 9pm, followed by freestyle until 10.30pm. The cost is 3 for JazzJive members and 3.50 for others. More information on 01452 770063, by email and at www.jazzjiveswing.com.

JazzJive at RSRE Civil Service Sports and Social Club, Pickersleigh Avenue, Malvern Link. Beginners and Intermediate I classes from 7.30pm. More information on 01452 770063, by email and at www.jazzjiveswing.com..

JazzJive at Fernhill Heath Village Hall in Fernhill Heath Worcester. Intermediate II and Special  classes from 7.30pm. More information on 01452 770063, by email and at www.jazzjiveswing.com..

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Tuesday

A new set of Lindy Hop classes is being organised by Geoff Connolly of The Northampton Swing Dance Society at The Aylestone and District Working Mens Club at 305 Saffron Lane in Leicester. The beginners class is at 8pm for an hour and the second class is for extended beginners from 9.15pm until 10pm. There is then an hour's freestyle. The price for the evening is 7 (6 concessions) and you can get more information on 01604 721811 (see Links-Organisations for the web site).

Nottingham Swing Dance Society is moving to a new venue on Tuesdays from January 4 2005. You can find them at The Festival Inn in Ilkeston Road, Trowell, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire NG9 3PX. Contact nigel.wale@ntlworld.com for more details.

The North Wales Swing Dance Society has moved from Thursdays to Tuesdays at 7.30 pm. The venue is now The Bakery Dance Studios in Cefn Mawr Wrexham LL14 3YR. More details from Sarah Smith on 01490 430229 and at nwsds@northwaleslindy.co.uk or visit www.northwaleslindy.co.uk The first class of 2003 is Tuesday 7 January.

Graeme and Ann have restarted classes in Cheltenham at St Marks Junior School, Robert Burns Avenue, off GCHQ roundabout. For information on venues and times contact Howard Carpenter via e-mail at zakatd@blueyonder.co.uk or 01452-383584 or Graeme and Ann direct on 01225 332942.

JazzJive at Kings Heath Cricket Club, 247 Alcester Road South, KingsHeath, Birmingham. Beginners at 7.30pm and Intermediate classes at 9pm, followed by freestyle until 10.30pm. The class cost is 3.50 (3 members).  More information on 01452 770063 by email and at www.jazzjiveswing.com.

JazzJive at The Richmond Place Club, 69-71 Edgar Street in Hereford. Beginners at 7.30pm and Intermediate classes at 9pm, followed by freestyle until 10.30pm. The class cost is 3.50 (3 members).  More information on 01452 770063 by email and at www.jazzjiveswing.com.. 

JazzJive at Guildhall Arts Centre 23 East Gate Street in Gloucester. Beginners at 7.30pm and Intermediate classes at 9pm, followed by freestyle until 10.30pm. The class cost is 3.50 (3 members).  More information on 01452 770063 by email and at www.jazzjiveswing.com..

JazzJive at The Nelson Hall, The Nelson Inn, Gloucester Street in Cirencester. Beginners at 7.30pm and Intermediate classes at 9pm, followed by freestyle until 10.30pm. The class cost is 3.50 (3 members).  More information on 01452 770063 by email and at www.jazzjiveswing.com..

JazzJive at Dyson Perrins School in Yates Hay Road Malvern. Beginners at 7.30pm and Intermediate classes at 9pm, followed by freestyle until 10.30pm. The class cost is 3.50 (3 members).  More information on 01452 770063 by email and at www.jazzjiveswing.com..

JazzJive's Jimmy and Lisa will be starting a new class on Tuesdays at The Stroud Subscription Rooms from May 30. Beginners start at 7.30pm and improvers at 9pm. The usual classes on Mondays and Wednesdays continue unchanged. More details on 014543 752842 and by email at justjive@btinternet.com  

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Wednesday

You can learn to Lindy Hop in the Village Hall in Bramcote Nottingham every Wednesday from 8pm. Beginners start then for 45 minutes followed by a half hour practice session. Then it's intermediates from 9.15 pm until 10pm and finally a half hour more freestyle. Email fatpants@ntlworld for more details and directions.

There are Lindy Hop lessons every Wednesday at The Aquarium, 22 Tombland, Norwich, run by Susie Trenka (Tel: 07096 670552 email: strenka@hotmail.com). Beginners 7.15-8.15, Improvers 8.30-9.30, free practice / social dancing 9.30-11.00. The lesson cost 4 or 3 for concessions, and the first lesson is free.

Graeme and Ann have restarted classes in Cardiff at Bar Med, Pearl House, The Friary Centre. For information on venues and times contact Howard Carpenter via e-mail at zakatd@blueyonder.co.uk or 01452-383584 or Graeme and Ann direct on 01225 332942.

JazzJive at The Comrades Club in Nailsworth Stroud. Beginners and Intermediate classes from 7.30pm. More information on 01452 770063 by email and at www.jazzjiveswing.com..

JazzJive at Dowty Sports and Social Club in Staverton Cheltenham. Intermediate II and Special classes from 7.30pm. More information on 01452 770063 by email and at www.jazzjiveswing.com.

 

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Thursday

Gary and Sara Boon started their own weekly classes on Thursday 24 March at Quedgeley Community Centre in School Lane, Quedgeley, Gloucester. You can find out all about it at www.jiveandswing.co.uk

You can now practice your social dancing on Thursdays in Cheltenham. from 8pm to 10pm. Starting on September 9, bring your own CD and practice any sort of swing dance. The venue is The Bayshill Unitarian Church (Near Bus Station) Royal Well Lane, Cheltenham GL50 3DL. More information on 01242 210606.

There's an American Jive/Swing Dance class for complete beginners at the Holy Trinity Church Hall, Malvern Link Top, in Malvern (Worcestershire) at  7:30pm. The classes will run for six weeks and no previous dance experience is necessary. Sessions cost 3.50 per person. For more information phone 01386 556 665 or email info@danceat8.freeserve.co.uk 

See Tuesdays for news of the The North Wales Swing Dance Society (NWSDS) or call 01490 430229.

Lindy Hop is taught at Far Cotton Workingman's Club on Main Road Far Cotton Northampton. Beginners and Intermediate classes from 7.45pm and extended intermediate from 9.16pm. The cost is 3.50 per class or 6 for both. More information on 01604 721811.

JazzJive at King's Heath Cricket Club 247 Alcester Road South in King's Heath Birmingham. Beginners and Intermediate classes from 7.30pm. More information on 01452 770063 by email and at www.jazzjiveswing.com.

JazzJive at The Comrades Club in Nailsworth. Intermediate II and Special classes from 7.30pm. More information on 01452 770063 by email and at www.jazzjiveswing.com

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Friday

All Ruzzit Buzzit is swinging out at the Ukrainian Church Social Club on the corner of Hinckley & Fosse Rd Leicester every Friday. The doors open 7.30pm with a beginners class at 7.45pm followed by intermediates 8.30pm. After that it's social dancing. Admission is only 5.00. You can get more information on 0116 231 1275. 

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Saturday

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Sunday

JazzJive at Fernhill Heath Village Hall in Fernhill Heath Worcester. Beginners and Intermediate classes from 7.30pm. More information on 01452 770063 by email and at www.jazzjiveswing.com.

JazzJive at Bishopswood Village Hall Kerne Bridge in Ross-On-Wye. Intermediate II and Special  classes from 7.30pm. More information on 01452 770063 by email and at www.jazzjiveswing.com.

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