Summer dancing

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Summer is the season of long days, sunshine (some of the time) and, of course, outdoor dancing! Our schedule of free outdoor dancing is as hot as ever. Check out this list for all the opportunities for an alfresco dance with us this summer:

Free dancing:
Saturday 1st July 3-8pm, Summer Swing community event in Royal Arsenal
Saturday 1st July 10:50-11:30pm- Art Night, Exchange Square
Sunday 2nd July, 1pm – Jazz on the Green  featuring the Basin Street Brawlers
Sunday 2nd July, 1-3pm – outdoor dancing at The Scoop with the Jive Aces and a Strictly Lindy competition
Sunday 2nd July, 3-5pm – dancing at Hampstead Summer Festival, downstairs at Heath Street Baptist Church with James and Bec
Tuesday 4th July, 6-8pm – Under the Sails at Spitalfields
Saturday 8th July, 1:15-3pm – Mayton Street festival, N7
Saturday 8th July, 2:50-3:50pm – tea dance at the Newham Show
Monday 10th July, 6:30-8:30pm – outdoor dancing at the London Riviera
Wednesday 12th July, 6-8pm – Under the Sails at Spitalfields
Thursday 20th July, 6-8pm – Under the Sails at Spitalfields
Friday 21st July, 5-5:30pm – dance lesson and showing of the film Grease, Paddington Central
Monday 24th July, 6:30-8:30pm – outdoor dancing at the London Riviera
Tuesday 1st August, 6-8pm – Under the Sails at Spitalfields
Wednesday 9th August, 6-8pm – Under the Sails at Spitalfields
Saturday 12th August, 12-1:30pm – Dancing All Over The World at the Southbank
Thursday 17th August, 6-8pm – Under the Sails at Spitalfields featuring Brat Pack

Read what the East London Advertiser has to say about our dances under the sails at Spitalfields Market here!

SwingTrain:

We also have free SwingTrain sessions under the Spitalfields Sails. Come give it a go! We’ll be working out under the Spitalfields Sails at these dates and times:
Wednesday 28th June, 5:30 – 6:30pm
Monday 10th July, 5:30 – 6:30pm
Wednesday 26th July, 5:30 – 6:30pm
Monday 7th August, 5:30 – 6:30pm
Wednesday 23rd August, 5:30 – 6:30pm
Monday 4th September, 5:30 – 6:30pm
Wednesday 20th September, 5:30 – 6:30pm

Festivals

Here’s a list of festivals we’re performing at this summer. You’ll need a ticket to come to these but do join us for a dance in wellies if you’re coming!
Art Night, 1st July
Fling Festival, 1st July
Latitude, 13th – 16th July
Citadel, 16th July
Secret Garden Party, 20th – 23rd July
Standon Calling, 27th – 30th July
Wilderness, 3rd – 6th August
Boomtown, 10th – 13th August
The Big Feastival, 25th – 27th August