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September 5, 2015 @ 10:00 am - September 6, 2015 @ 6:00 pm

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Suga Bomb & Man Jam leaflet
Suga Bomb & Man Jam leaflet

Tickets for Suga Bomb and Man Jam for 5/6th September at The Dance Workshop in the heart of Moseley village are on sale now!


  • 8 hours of workshops for leads
  • 8 hours for followers
  • A Sunday tea dance
  • Social dancing to a live 16 piece big band, The Jim Wynn Swing Orchestra playing authentic 30’s and 40’s swing .

Buy tickets here before they sell out and keep up with the conversation over here on facebook.


Jim Wyn Swing Orchestra
Jim Wyn Swing Orchestra

What is Suga bomb & Man Jam?
Suga Bomb
provides followers with a strong understanding of the required skills on which to develop their individual dance style and be an amazing follower.

Man Jam will be 8 hours of workshops with Martyn Nelson helping leaders improve their confidence, core strength, leading capabilities, balance and style. This year we’ll be mirroring the suga bomb workshops so you can work together during and after the weekend on the same concepts.

The weekend also includes a social dance on Saturday evening and on Sunday we’ll have a tea dance.

What to expect
After last years massive success we couldn’t wait to get Trisha back again for her Followers boot camp! Levels 1 & 2 of Suga Bomb are together, so you’ll all get Trisha Sewell and Suzanne Grubham for all workshops.

Content will be fresh and new. Leave with a guaranteed feeling of being energised, inspired, more engaged and
responsive in your dance.

Topics covered
– Amazon or Angel, which one are you?
– Variations for stylish switches and swivels
– Pimp up your swing outs with mind dazzling variations
– Rhythmic spins and Turns
– Superlative solo Jazz basics
– What to do in the breaks or when you loose connection with your leader in a dance?

Swing surgery
Your opportunity to ask the questions you’ve always wanted to understand and know about our dance and your role in it. This will happen at the end of the workshop, as per your request! Both Dr Martyn and Dr Trisha will be on hand to dish out some Swing Therapy.

Your Teachers

Trisha Sewell  has built up a reputation for being one of the most influential teachers within the European Swing Scene. Has been teaching since 1997 and on the international scene since 2003. For 10 years she contributed to establishing the first European swing dance brand and the biggest of its time. And now, she’s coming to Moseley to teach you!

Suzanne Grubham studied classical ballet, tap and jazz dance from a young age and trained in contemporary dance with the Birmingham Youth Dance Company before gaining a first class degree in Dance and Professional Practice. She’s the teacher we all know and love from our regular Swing Era classes.

Martyn Nelson – f
ounder of The Swing Era, organiser of Suga Bomb & Man Jam and your Swing Era teacher!


Tickets availble here

Full price includes all workshops & social dance on the Saturday evening with Jim Wynn Swing Orchestra​ which is an amazing live 16 piece big band playing 30’s and 40’s swing music and the Sunday tea dance.

Social pass available, too

See you there : )


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September 5, 2015 @ 10:00 am
September 6, 2015 @ 6:00 pm
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The Dance Workshop
132 Alcester Rd, Moseley
Birmingham, B13 8EE United Kingdom
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0121 442 2286