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Norma Miller, Queen of Swing needs our help! 

Norma Miller, Queen of Swing needs our help! We love Norma Miller and can vividly the remember the time Swing Patrol bought her to London. One of the pioneers of this amazing art form, Norma played an instrumental role in paving the way for all of us and is at the heart and soul of […]

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!

The life and times of Frankie Manning

Swing dancer extraordinaire Frankie Manning was a leading dancer at Harlem’s legendary Savoy Ballroom where in the mid-1930s, he revolutionised the course of the lindy hop with his innovations, including the air step. As a featured dancer and chief choreographer for the spectacular Whitey’s Lindy Hoppers, he performed in numerous films (including Hellzapoppin’ (1941)), and […]

Swing Patrol in ELLE magazine: Swing Time!

SWING TIME! ‘Evoke the light-hearted fun of the forties with the season’s swishing skirts and dresses – made for dancing!’ Our dancers recently took part in an awesome 40s fashion photoshoot for Elle.  Check out this photoshoot to see a fun, contemporary take on 40s Fashion.  See if you can spot some familiar faces in […]

Buy a class card and save!

WHAT DO CLASSES COST? There is no need to book our drop classes in advance – just show up and pay cash on the door (no card payments accepted). See below for prices: LONDON One class costs £10 (£6 concession) and two classes cost £15 (£6 concession). Alternatively, you can buy a 5 or 10 class […]