Swinging into June!
There are so many awesome UK swing dance events happening this month your swing dance shoes will be smoking!! From blues, to balboa to lindy to shag - it's all happening from the North to the South, East to the West! And it all kicks off this very weekend....
Friday 12th June - Monday 15th June: Rockbottoms (Torquay). Lindy hoppers will be treated to international teachers Michael Jagger and Evita Arce as well as home grown talent Jenny Thomas and Andy Flemming.
Friday 12th-Sunday 14th June: The Glasgow Getdown (Glasgow). Dance the blues and the lindy hop in equal measure - with live bands throughout the weekend.
Friday 19th - Sunday 21st June: European Blues Invasion (London). Includes 3 full days of workshops with some of Europe's best teachers including: Aaron 'Fluff' Saunders and Sue Hall, Adamo Ciarallo and Vicci Moore, Annette Kuhnle, Justin Riley and Jae Wilson.
Friday 19th - Sunday 21st June: Thames Valley Balboa Festival (Henley-on-Thames). One of the biggest balboa festivals on the UK calendar. Teachers include: Laura Keat & Jo (USA) Nelle Cherry & Adam Speen (USA) Gloria Pinares & Albert Ferran (Spain).
Friday 26th - Sunday 28th June: Deep Down Blues (Belfast): This is second annual Deep Down Blues event, which was a roaring success in 2014. Come and dance blues to live bands every evening. Runs alongside the Belfast City Blues Festival.
Friday 26th - Sunday 28th June: Brighton Lindy Hop Festival (Brighton): What better place to be in June than a lindy hop festival by the seaside? Teachers include LIzzie Abrahams & Gary Tewksbury, Paul Claydon and Trisha Sewell and Simon Selmon.
Friday 26th - Sunday 28th June: Oxford Lindy Exchange (Oxford). Now in it's fifth year this successful exchange includes three nights of social dancing, two blues after parties, incredible historic venues plus tours of historic Oxford, punting and picnics.