The Swing Era runs Seasonal Socials to bring together its community of dancers from all levels, courses and drop-ins.

Expect a real treat in terms of workshops, social dancing, music, performances, decoration and the occassional fancy dress competition. Our Seasonal Socials are from and for our dance community and volunteers help with aspects of the organisation. Get in touch to get involved!


Saturday 27th October @ 7pm- 11pm

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.

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.



Christmas Swing Dance

December 16 @ 2:00 pm6:00 pm

On the Sunday 24th December we’ll be having our annual Xmas swing dance. This is a great opportunity to start the festive season with your new and old swing dance friends. We’ve got a real treat in store for you!

– Live music
– Performances
– Tea and mince pies
– A 2-hour Dance workshop TBC

The times are:

1-3pm Dance workshop TBC

3-6pm Social Dance

Tickets to be released at later date.


Past Events:

Summer Ball 24th June 2018 (click on image to see photos)


Swing into Spring 18th March 2018 (click on image to see photos)

December 2017: Christmas Swing Dance (click on image to see photos)


October 2017: Spookeasy. (Click on the image to go to the photos)