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‘Queen of Swing’ Norma Miller passes away at 99

It is with sadness that we write about the passing of the legendary Norma Miller, the Queen of Swing. On 5th May, at the age of 99 Norma left us, surrounded by family and friends. The last surviving member of the original Whitey’s Lindy Hoppers, Norma has truly left behind a legacy. This was the […]

Secret London Member’s club: A Swing Dance class

Come and have a boogie with Scott and Arrianne at a secret London location. The evening will kick off with a beginner’s Swing class and then there will be more dancing throughout the evening. The event will be held at a Member’s club just a short walk from Covent Garden tube station. We can’t disclose […]

Bank Holiday Dates April & May 2019!

A few of our Sunday & Monday venues will be taking breaks for Bank Holidays across April & May. Check out our class listings to find alternatives. See below for all the details! : ) Venue Easter Holiday closures May Bank Holiday closures Camden Open on 22nd & 29th April Open on 6th & 27th May Clapham Junction […]

The Big Practice 2019!

The Big Practice (and other things)…   Each year in February we hold a 2 hour session in the lovely large ballroom at Bishopsgate Institute. It is totally free of charge, and students of all levels are all welcome to come and ask absolutely any (dance-related) questions they have! We also have mini workshops happening […]

Swing Patrol’s 10th Anniversary Celebrations!

Swing Patrol celebrated their 10th Birthday party on the evening of the 23rd February. The festivities kicked off with a taster class at 7pm with the amazing Nick & Susie. We then danced the night away until 2am to the sounds of our awesome vintage DJs Ben Cook, Christopher Allen and Vic Araullo Peters! And […]

London Throwdown 2018!

London Throwdown is always one of the highlights of  the year for the Swing Patrol community! An epic weekend festival dedicated to throwing down hard and fast, this weekend is all about the art of competing. For the social dancers out there there was plenty of time for dancing to the live bands and DJs every […]

Performance Ball 2018!

We love the Performance Ball. One of our biggest events of the year,  it’s the night where the students take to the stage! Each year the performances get more and more creative and 2018 saw some amazing ones! Check out our videos and photo gallery below to see the shows and social dancing!