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September 2017
£5 - £10

The Sunday Shakedown

September 3 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Hare & Hounds,
Kings Heath
Birmingham, B14 7JZ United Kingdom
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Hot Ginger and The Swing Era run another Sunday Shakedown social dance on 3rd September 2017. Join The Sunday Shakedown’s resident DJ Stephen Badham for a workshop on Swing music and DJing.       Learn about what makes music swing and how to listen to the different elements of a Swing song to make your dancing as musical as possible. You will also learn about how a DJ chooses tunes, what equipment and software you need to DJ effectively and…

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£7

Swing Dancing at Cherry’s

September 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cherry Red’s,
92 John Bright St
Birmingham, B1 1BN United Kingdom
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Come and join us for our popular lindy hop taster classes at Cherry Red’s in Birmingham City Centre (88-92 John Bright St, B1 1BN​​). This taster Lindy hop class at 7pm, which is open to everyone who is interested in trying this exciting vintage dance style for the first time. After the class there will be a change to socialise with a drink at this lovely venue. Ticket CLASS: £7 (on door) We will have drinks after! FAQs before you…

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October 2017

Swing at the Bothy

October 12 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Bothy at Prince of Wales Pub,
118 Alcester Road, Moseley
Birmingham, West Midlands B13 8EE United Kingdom
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Come join us at the Bothy in the Prince of Wales for our forthnightly social. The next Bothy is on Thursday 12 October (practice hour from 8-9pm, social from 9-11pm). Our DJs will play some fabulous tunes for you! DJs include Dj Dr Cave, DJ Jenn, Tom Chapman and Colonel Swing. Come along for free, although donations are welcome and go towards getting a live band to perform at the social. Social starts at 8pm at The Prince of Wales, 118…

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£7

Swing Dancing at Cherry’s

October 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cherry Red’s,
92 John Bright St
Birmingham, B1 1BN United Kingdom
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Come and join us for our popular lindy hop taster classes at Cherry Red’s in Birmingham City Centre (88-92 John Bright St, B1 1BN​​). This taster Lindy hop class at 7pm, which is open to everyone who is interested in trying this exciting vintage dance style for the first time. After the class there will be a change to socialise with a drink at this lovely venue. For existing dancers: this is a great opportunity to bring a friend along,…

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£10

The Swing Era Presents: Spookeasy

October 28 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
CircusMASH,
The Old Church Hall, 2 Vicarage Rd
Birmingham, B14 7RA United Kingdom
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  Are you a werewolf, witch or ghost by any chance? You can transform into whatever you want to be at our Spookeasy! Get ready for a spooktacular night packed with terrifying performances, best dressed competitions, witches broth and more at Birmingham’s finest circus venue. This seasonal social dance is organised for The Swing Era dancers from all levels (courses and drop-ins) to meet, mingle and dance together. Schedule 7-8pm Halloween themed dance class with Suzanne Grubham This spooky dance…

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November 2017

Swing at The Village

November 2 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Village Moseley,
179 Alcester road
Birmingham, B13 8JR United Kingdom
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Come and join us for live swing music and dancing on 2nd Nov in the glass house at the Village pub in Moseley. 8 – 9pm Practice session for starting dancers. 9 – 11pm Live swing music and Dj’s This is a free event, although we do take donations towards the live music! Please follow and like us:

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Sunday Shakedown

November 12 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Sunday Shakedown Sunday 12th November BIRMINGHAM SWING FESTIVAL WARM UP!!! We have an exciting Musicalitly workshop for you on 12th November, OPEN TO ALL LEVELS! Join Martyn Nelson and the Rhythm Remedies, Jim Wynn, Tom Chapman, Adam Jarvis and Mike Addlington and find out all about swing music and early jazz styles. In this workshop we’ll be covering arrangements, styles, the Swing rhythm and why it’s so important for swing dancers to dance to swing music! Straight after the workshop…

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£160

Birmingham Swing Festival

November 17 @ 7:00 pm - November 19 @ 9:00 pm
Moseley School Sports Centre,
Springfield Road
Birmingham, B13 9LR United Kingdom
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Hot Ginger and The Swing Era have teamed up again to bring you Brum’s very own Birmingham Swing Festival: a fantastic weekend of Balboa and Lindy Hop workshops for all levels, with late-night parties, live bands and competitions. This year we go particularly mad with three days, three levels and THIRTEEN teachers! Sylvia Sykes & Nick Williams Isabella Gregorio & Pontus Persson Jennifer Lee & Andreas Olsson Jo Calanglang & Mel Calanglang Jean Harper, Lynn Maslen & Shirley Strickland Suzanne…

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£7

Swing Dancing at Cherry’s

November 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cherry Red’s,
92 John Bright St
Birmingham, B1 1BN United Kingdom
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Every Third Tuesday of the Month @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Come and join us for our popular lindy hop taster classes at Cherry Red’s in Birmingham City Centre (88-92 John Bright St, B1 1BN​​). This taster Lindy hop class at 7pm, which is open to everyone who is interested in trying this exciting vintage dance style for the first time. After the class there will be a change to socialise with a drink at this lovely venue. ‘Brilliant…

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December 2017
£7

Swing at the village

December 7 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Village Moseley,
179 Alcester road
Birmingham, B13 8JR United Kingdom
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Swing at the Village  Back by popular demand is our Swing at the Village night on 7th Dec. Join us for live swing music and dancing at the Village pub in Moseley.   This time we’ll have a taster swing dance class to start the night off at 7pm which costs £7. Then some practice time at 8pm before the live music starts around 9.30pm.   We really want to keep live music for you at this event. So we’re…

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