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VINTAGE DANCES, COURSES & WORKSHOPS

In and around Hampshire, Sussex & Surrey

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Our Vintage Dances


Rockin’ @ The Cavern!

The brilliantly authentic 50’s diner plays host to our Portsmouth mid week record hop. Ample parking, licensed bar and a real 50’s atmosphere together with plenty of Rock n Roll to Jive, stroll and bop to makes this a must. £6 on the door!

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Dates for 2019

January 16th
February 20th
March 21st
April 17th
May 15th
June 19th
July 17th
August 21st
September 18th
October 16th
November 20th
December 18th

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Drive ‘n’ Jive @ The Cavern

Join us once a month at our great authentic 50’s diner ‘The Cavern’ for some tasty breakfasts and a Jive!

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Come dressed to impress, or just pop along and chill!

And this one’s FREE!

 


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Dates for 2019

February 3rd
March 3rd
April 14th
May 5th
June 2nd
July CLOSED
August CLOSED
September CLOSED
October 6th
November 3rd
December 1st

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Just a little Jive ‘n’ Boogie at The Chichester Inn

The Chichester Inn, at the top of West Street, plays host to a monthly record hop, playing R&B and Rock & Roll. There’s a bar at this venue, and a great little dance floor!

We’ll be playing strolls and a great selection of 40’s and 50’s tunes from 8pm, until you’re worn out!           Just £6 on the door!


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Dates for 2019

February 6th
March 6th
April 3rd
May 1st
This event is no longer running!

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The Hayling Jive

At the lovely vintage Northney Hall on Hayling Island, we hold a record hop featuring the best 50’s/Rock and Roll DJs from Sussex and Hampshire.

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Admission is just £7 on the door, for over 3 hours of Jump Jive, R&B and Rock & Roll. You are welcome to bring your own refreshments, as there is no bar at this venue.


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We have THREE dances arranged for 2019:

February 22nd  with Mr Zodiac ’59

June 21st with Stompin’ Steve

October 18th   with Simon Moon

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Suzie Q’s

Our latest social dance event is held at the cozy Pub/Restaurant in the heart of Southsea, Portsmouth.

The Southsea Village is the perfect location for this social dance playing music ideal for Lindy-hop, Jive, Balboa and Collegiate Shag.

Why not checkout their great food options on their website http://www.thesouthseavillage.com

Featuring an eclectic mix of tracks by Louis Jordan, Buddy Johnson, Big Maybelle, Piano red and many more, we aim to provide the right tempo and music for many different styles of vintage dance.

DATES FOR 2109

APRIL 14th, MAY 19th, JUNE 16th, JULY 21st, AUGUST 18th, SEPTEMBER 15th, OCTOBER 20th, and NOVEMBER 24th.

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APRIL 14th, MAY 19th, JUNE 16th, JULY 21st, AUGUST 18th, SEPTEMBER 15th, OCTOBER 20th, and NOVEMBER 24th.

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The Spring & Autumn Jive Parties

Held in Chichester, our Spring and Autumn Jive Parties are always very popular!

We hold our Jive Parties at:

The Newell Centre, Tozer Way. Chichester. PO19 7LG

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This is a great venue, with a super dance floor, and a large car park. There is no bar at this venue, so you are invited to bring your own refreshments.

Our bands and music are suitable for Jive, Lindy-hop, Balboa and Collegiate Shag, and, depending on the band contains R&B, Swing music and Rock and Roll

 


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Swing Dance Workshops


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Dance and Stroll workshops…

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The Academy Beginners Workshop


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Swing Jive Courses


Our winter courses are now underway! our Spring courses commence in May 2019

CHICHESTER BEGINNERS

Chichester Absolute Beginners

£70.00

Our next absolute beginners course in Chichester will begin on Monday April 29th 2019


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BANSTEAD BEGINNERS

Banstead Absolute Beginners

£70.00

Our next absolute beginners course in Banstead will begin on Friday 3rd May 2019 at 7.30pm


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HAVANT BEGINNERS

Havant Absolute Beginners

£70.00

Our next absolute beginners course in Havant will begin on Tuesday April 30th 2019


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FAREHAM BEGINNERS

Fareham Absolute Beginners

£70.00

Our next absolute beginners course in Fareham will begin on Thursday May 2nd 2019.


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BOX HILL BEGINNERS

Absolute Beginners

Box Hill Beginners Jive ‘n’ Boogie Swing Jive Course May 2019

We’ll be starting the next Absolute Beginners course in 2019 at 7.30pm on Monday April 29th at the lovely Village Hall on Box Hill.


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CHICHESTER BEGINNERS PLUS

Have you completed our beginners courses? Are you ready for more moves, and some styling and something a little different?  Then this course is for you! It will challenge you, but we know you’ll love it!

 

Next course starts on Monday 29th April 2019


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HAVANT BEGINNERS PLUS

Have you completed our beginners courses? Are you ready for more moves, and some styling and something a little different?  Then this course is for you! It will challenge you, but we know you’ll love it!

 

Next course starts on Tuesday 30th April 2019

 

 


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FAREHAM BEGINNERS PLUS

Have you completed our beginners courses? Are you ready for more moves, and some styling and something a little different?  Then this course is for you! It will challenge you, but we know you’ll love it!

 

Next course starts on Thursday 2nd May 2019


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BOX HILL BEGINNERS PLUS

This course will focus on styling, and has some cool moves to show off on the dance floor.

Ideally you will have completed BOTH Beginners A and Beginners B courses first, however this does depend on ability, so please ask your instructors if they feel you are ready. This course is just £50 for the 5 week course.

Our next Beginners PLUS course will commence on Monday 29th April 2019

 


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CHICHESTER INTERMEDIATES

In this 5 week course we will be teaching the fundamentals of 6 count triple step footwork. If you are confident with your basic footwork and basic moves then this will be a natural progression to add some flair and style to your dancing. Learn to incorporate triple step footwork into your existing framework of moves and learn some nice new moves too! We will also be teaching variations on the triple step to make your Dancing stand out from the crowd!

Our next Intermediates course starts on Monday 13th June 2019.


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HAVANT INTERMEDIATES

The course will include new moves based on 6 and 8 count foot patterns. If you’ve not been taught ‘triple step’ don’t worry! The first lesson will get you started and show how you can easily adapt all of the moves you’ve learnt in other Jive ‘n’ Boogie courses to this Lindy based footwork.

 

Our next Intermediates course starts on Tuesday 26th February 2019

 


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FAREHAM INTERMEDIATES

In this 5 week course we will be teaching the fundamentals of 6 count triple step footwork. If you are confident with your basic footwork and basic moves then this will be a natural progression to add some flair and style to your dancing. Learn to incorporate triple step footwork into your existing framework of moves and learn some nice new moves too! We will also be teaching variations on the triple step to make your Dancing stand out from the crowd!

Our next Intermediates course starts on Thursday 28th February 2019.


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