London Classes

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Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday

Monday

The London Swing Dance Society at The 100 Club. Beginners Lindy Hop class at 7.45pm followed by live and recorded music at Stompin'. Admission to the class (and the club) is usually 9 or 8 for LSDS/100 Club members. More information on 01895 613 703 and at www.swingdanceuk.com/ 

Julie Oram is teaching Lindy Hop for Fast Intermediates at 8pm at The Drill Hall 16 Chenies Street near Tottenham Court Road in London WC. The cost is 35 for 6 classes or 7 each. More information on 01628 476851, at www.jitterbugs.co.uk or email julie@jitterbugs.co.uk

Maddy's Jiving School at West End Baptist Church Hall 7 Ravenscourt Road Hammersmith London W6. The class begins at 8pm and is taught by Robin and Colette Weathersbee. The style is 50's jive/rock 'n' roll and the 10-week course costs 49 per person. Information pack available on 020 8566 5226 and at www.rockthejoint.com

Jean le Clerc teaches a rock & roll class on Mondays from 6 September 2004 at Bar 38 16 Hertmere Road, West India Quay, Canary Wharf, Docklands, London E14 4AX. The class is held in the basement bar, which as a wooden floor. Jean will start to teach at 6pm for beginners and 7pm to 8pm for beginners/Improvers.  The nearest tube is the Jubilee line at Canary Wharf or DLR: West India Quay. If you need to contact the club phone Jean on: 020 8688 9148 or 07944775556.

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Tuesday

Andrew Hall and Julie Miranda are giving beginners jive classes at Wandsworth Adult Education at The Putney Centre, 50 - 52 Putney Hill, London SW15. The 10-week course begins on 25 September 2002. The level is for absolute beginners. You can get further details 020 8918 7777 or email Julie.

The London Swing Dance Society (01895 613703) at The Urdang Academy 20 Shelton Street Covent Garden London WC2 from 7pm until 10pm. Classes begin on the hour with Beginners Lindy Hop, Intermediate Lindy Hop and then a Hollywood Swing/Shag/Charleston class. The cost is 4 per class (3 members) and 2 (1.50 members) for any additional classes. The teachers are Simon Selmon and members of The Sugarfoot Stompers.

The London School of Economics Swing Dance Society holds events during term time. The 2001 Spring term classes started on Tuesday 9 January. For more information and directions, visit the LSE Swing Dance Society web site.

Swingland aat C Jam in The Bedford 77 Bedford Hill Balham SW12. Tube/BR: Balham. Beginners Lindy Hop classes 8pm to 9.15pm, Intermediates 8.30pm to 9.15pm, and then dancing from 9.15pm to 11.30pm. Teachers from Swingland and Lindy Circle. DJ's Smartie & Groove Juice Special with occasional live bands. 7 on the door (5 full-time students). Full details at C Jam Swing

Hipsters is a dance club held weekly at Ealing Town Hall New Broadway Ealing W5. There are Lindy Hop classes for beginners at 8pm and intermediates at 9pm in the Princess Hall with Andy and Rena. Nigel Anderson teaches modern jive in the Victoria Hall from 8.30pm to 9.30pm. Admission is 5 including the dance afterwards. More information on 0208 861 2491 and at hipstersjive.co.uk

The Paris Rock Club classes at Waterloo start at 7.30pm for beginners followed by intermediate and free style until 10pm costing 5 or 2.50 for concessions or 30 for a card of ten admissions. For more details please phone 020 7928 7172

Maddy's at The Haymill Centre 112 Burnham Lane Slough Berkshire. 19th February (closed 2nd Apr) 14th May 10th September 19th November (closed 26th Nov, 24th & 31st Dec). The style is 50's jive/rock 'n' roll and the 10-week course costs 49 per person. Information pack available on 020 8566 5226.

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Wednesday

Jitterbugs at Carisbrooke Hall in Seymour Street near Marble Arch in London WC2. Beginners Lindy Hop at 7.45pm and intermediates at 8.30pm prior to dance. Classes taken by Julie Oram. See event listing for prices. More information on 01628 476851, at www.jitterbugs.co.uk or email julie@jitterbugs.co.uk

The London Swing Dance Society has classes at Pineapple Dance Studio, 7 Langley Street London WC2 from 8.30pm to 10pm. Admission is 10. More information on 01895 613 703 and at www.swingdanceuk.com/ 

Swingland studio classes at Dance Attic Studios 368 North End Road SW6. Tube: Fulham Broadway. Intermediates 8.30pm to 10pm. 7 (5 full-time students). The Wednesday class is aimed at intermediate dancers and above - full details can be found on the site at Swingland. Entrance to Dance Attic is 1.50 for non-members. A schedule can be found on the site at Swingland

Maddy's Jiving School at Grange Primary School Church Gardens Ealing London W5. The class begins at 8pm and is taught by Robin and Colette Weathersbee. The style is 50's jive/rock 'n' roll and the 10-week course costs 49 per person. Information pack available on 020 8566 5226 and at www.rockthejoint.com

Kav Kavanagh holds classes in jive/50's rock 'n' roll at Jackson Lane Community Centre, situated at the junction of Jackson's Lane and Archway Road (nearest tube Highgate). The classes run from January 10 to August 8 2001. The cost is 5/4 concessions. Jackson Lane box office is 020 8341 4421.

Angela Andrew teaches Jazz Steps classes on Wednesdays from 8.30pm at Oxford House in Derbyshire Street Bethnal Green London E2. Nearest tube is Bethnal Green. The cost is 5 or 3 concessions. More information at www.cookiesjam.com, on 07941 190 208 and from info@cookiesjam.com 

There's Lindy Hop classes with Angela Andrew from 6pm to 7.30pm at Chat's Palace in Brooksby Walk Hackney E8 on Wednesdays. More information at www.cookiesjam.com, on 07941 190 208 and from info@cookiesjam.com

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Thursday

Swingland's Swing Thing at The Hammersmith Club (Kent House) Rutland Grove London W6. Tube: Hammersmith. Free car park. Beginners swing dance class 8pm to 8.45pm. Swing Thing is a weekly swing dance club with a beginners dance class to start the evening. Admission 6 includes class and dance. Full details on the site at Swingland

Julie Oram teaches an introduction to six- and eight-beat patterns and Charleston at The Drill Hall 16 Chenies Street near Tottenham Court Road in London WC1. Class times are 7.30 pm to 8.30pm. Improvers starts on the same date from 8.30pm for an hour. The cost is 35 (concessions 30), or 7 (6) for each class. More information on 01628 476851, at www.jitterbugs.co.uk or email julie@jitterbugs.co.uk

Kingston Dance Studio holds weekly classes in Jitterbug, Charleston, Swing, Jive, Salsa and Tango in Richmond Road Kingston Upon Thames from 8pm to midnight. Admission is 5 and more details are available from Alfredo on 020 8394 1610.

Lindy Circle has Improvers Lindy Hop classes in Chiswick at the Arts Educational School. The cost is 7 and it's not necessary to have a partner. The classes will cover basic Lindy Hop steps, lead and follow technique, as well as Swing music theory. Improvers 7:00pm till 9:00pm. The cost is 7 for the 2 hours. Arts Educational School, 14 Bath Road, Chiswick W4 (nearest tube: Turnham Green) For further information call Dan & Christi direct on 020 8840 5554 or email dan.christi@lindycircle.com

Live2Jive presents Rock 'n' Rollin' @ The Rayners, at The Rayners Hotel in Imperial Way Harrow (nearest tube Rayners Lane) every Thursday. Beginners/Improvers classes at 8pm followed by dancing until 11.30. Admission is 5 on the door (3 after 9.30pm). The regular DJ is Rockin' Rico plus regular guest DJ's including Terry Elliott, Shaun Maxwell and Jumpin' Joe. Call 020 8866  9093 for further information.

Maddy's at Bushey & Oxhey Methodist Church Chalk Hill, Oxhey Watford Herts. Courses start on 21st February 23rd May 12th September 28th November (closed 2nd Jan 2003). The class begins at 8pm and is taught by Robin and Colette Weathersbee. The style is 50's jive/rock 'n' roll and the 10-week course costs 49 per person. Information pack available on 020 8566 5226.

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Friday

The Swing Session is holding classes for beginners and improvers on Fridays from 5pm to 6pm at LA Fitness Club in Sanderson Close Highgate Road London NW5. The cost is 4 per person or 5 per couple. More details from Jo on 020 7708 1079 or email agenti@postmark.net 

LindyCircle has Balboa classes on Fridays at St Michael's and All Angels Hall on the corner of Bath Road and The Avenue in Chiswick London W4. The beginners start at 7.30pm and intermediates at 9.30pm followed by dancing until late. Admission is 5 for one class, 7 for both and 3 after 9.30pm. More information on 020 8840 5554.

Maddy's Jiving School at Raleigh Road United Church in Raleigh Road Richmond in Surrey. Courses start for 2003 on 21st February 23rd May 12th September 28th November (Closed 2nd Jan 04). The class begins at 8pm and is taught by Robin and Colette Weathersbee. The style is 50's jive/rock 'n' roll and the 10-week course costs 49 per person. Information pack available on 020 8566 5226.

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Saturday

Julie Oram occasionally runs Lindy Hop and Charleston classes at The Drill Hall 16 Chenies Street London WC2. For more information call 01628 476851, email julie@jitterbugs.co.uk or see www.jitterbugs.co.uk

Jump 'n' Jive holds Baby Aerials classes each month at one of two venues. The date for 2001 is June 26 (outdoors on Ealing Common). The classes start at 1pm and last three and a half hours. The cost is 12 per person with discounts for advanced bookings. For more information call 020 8248 6643 and for bookings 07971 564884.

There are general level Lindy Hop and Modern Jive classes held before the dances at Chiswick Town Hall. Check the events listing for dates.

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Sunday

The London Swing Dance Society has a new 10-week course of beginners and intermediate Lindy Hop classes starting on Sunday 6 October. The teacher is Hattie Ladbury and the venue is The Factory Dance Centre at 407 Hornsey Road in London N19. Each class is an hour with beginners at 2pm and intermediates at 3pm. The cost is 6 for one class and 9 for both. You can also pre-pay the whole course for 51 for one or 77 for both levels. More information on 0207 387 1011.

Swingland studio classes at Dance Attic Studios 368 North End Road SW6. Tube: Fulham Broadway. The Beginners class from 3pm-4pm is aimed at absolute beginners but will benefit anyone who wants to improve their basic technique. There's a General (Improvers) class at 4pm-5pm aimed at those who have some experience of Lindy Hop with the emphasis on fundamental steps, musicality, interpretation and technique. The cost is Beginners 5 (3.50 full-time students), General 5 (3.50 students). Entrance to Dance Attic is 1.50 for non-members. Full details on the site at Swingland

The Paris Rock Club now has Hammersmith Dance Classes on Thursdays at 8pm Beginners and Intermediate at 9pm. This is followed by rock 'n' roll dancing until 10pm. It all happens at 246 King Street London W6 (leave Ravenscourt Park station and turn right into King Street. The cost is 5.

Jump 'n' Jive holds Big and Baby Aerials classes each month at one of two venues. The dates for 2002 are June 15 (Baby) and June 16 (Big) and August 10 (Baby) and 11 (Big) outdoors on Ealing Common. The classes start at 1pm and last three and a half hours. The cost range from 10 to 15 per person with discounts for advanced bookings. For more information call 020 8248 6643 and for bookings 07971 564884.

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