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Swing at The Village

Join us for another night of… Swing at the Village!

We love bringing more social dances to you, and what better place to do this than in our very own Moseley village? Join us at The Village Pub for a drink, a dance and a tune.

Suggested donation entry: £5
All donations go towards paying the musicians for live music sets during allocated socials.

 

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Seasonal Socials: Spookeasy

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
This spooky dance class is for all levels, complete beginners welcome.

8-11pm Social Dance with DJs

9pm Performances –
Join in the performances or sit back and enjoy.

Tickets will be released 3 months before the event. Sign up to our newsletter to find out about the latest ticket releases.

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The Sunday Shakedown

Hot Ginger and The Swing Era regularly team up to bring exciting social dances to Birmingham with internationally experienced DJ’s playing high quality Vintage swing music. We’ll start you off with a swing dance taster workshop (different theme every month!) then we’ll have a great afternoon of social dancing.

Come and join us for a brilliant way to spend your Sunday!

2-3pm Workshop  (TBC, Open to All Levels)

3-6pm Social dance

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Beginners Aerial Workshop

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Dayhopper: Learn Lindy Hop in a Day!

 

The Swing Era presents… Day Hopper – Learn Lindy Hop in a Day!

Always fancied trying Lindy Hop, but never had the time to go to any weekly classes? Really want to get stuck in and get a good sense of what swing dancing is all about?

Sign up to our Day Hopper! Whether you want to come by yourself (as a follow or leader, non gender specific) or sign up as a balanced Lead/Follow couple with your friend or partner, you are welcome to attend. This day workshop is ideal for people who have never danced before or have never danced swing dancing before, butis also suitable for Level 1 students who feel like they want to progress faster.

The Day Hopper Programme is as follows:

1.30pm Welcome with Coffee and tea. A chance to unwind and meet your teachers and the other students of the day.
2-3pm 8 count Lindy Hop class
3-3.15 pm Break
3.15-4pm 6 count Lindy Hop Class
4-4.15pm Break
4.15-5.15pm Charleston Class
5.15-5.30pm Practice session and social dance with vintage 1930s 1940s music.

Prices are £25 per person or £40 for a couple. Gift vouchers are also available for single or couple tickets.
TICKETS WILL BE RELEASED IN APRIL/MAY

The Swing Era is based in Moseley. We will run the Dayhopper classes in the heart of Moseley Village in the beautiful St Columba Church Hall in the heart of this bohemian neighbourhood, with plenty of coffeeshops, lunchrooms and cafes nearby.

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Swing at The Village

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!

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Swing Dancing at Cherry’s

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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, who is new to lindy hop!

Ticket CLASS: £7 (on door)Check out http://theswingera.co.uk/swing-dancing-at-cherrys/

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Swing at the Great Western Arcade

An amazing opportunity came up for The Swing Era to host a social dance in the Great Western Arcade. This Grade-2 listed Victorian shopping arcade is one of Birmingham’s finest historical landmarks. It is only a short stroll from Birmingham New Street.

We will be dancing for 30 minutes only so be on time!
Date: Saturday 27th of August
Time: 13.40pm – 14.10pm
Location: B2 5HU.

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Swing dancing at Cherry Red’s

Come and join us for our brand new monthly swing dancing night at Cherry Red’s in Birmingham City Centre. We’ll start with a Lindy hop taster 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 social dance from 8pm onwards.

Ticket CLASS & SOCIAL: £7 (on door)
Ticket SOCIAL ONLY: £5 (on door)

What is Lindy Hop? Check out this video by teachers Martyn and Suzanne HERE 

The Swing Era at Cherry Red's

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The Sunday Shakedown

 

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