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Swing Patrol College 2019!

We had the first of  what will hopefully be many Swing College courses in October 2019 at Exmouth Market, and we had an absolute blast! We were so lucky to have coaching from some fantastic teachers: Fancy Dougherty (USA), Steph & Pete Grange, Arrianne O’Shea, Robyn Larsen and Scott Cupit. Swing Patrol College is definitely […]

Swing Patrol appear at The Big Feastival 2019

With the onset of a grey wet winter, what better time to throwback to all the colourful fun times we had at the Big Feastival in the Cotswolds this year? Thank you to our fantastic team (Alicia Brockenbrow, Andrew Margetts-Kelly, Asif Malik, Christian Turner-Bridger, David Green, Katie Young, Kristina Gren, Lukas Veritas, Polina Zotova, Rob Beaney […]

Swing Patrol at Wilderness Festival 2019

Swing Patrol have proudly been part of every single Wilderness Festival from the very start in 2011 and it’s been a privilege watching this summer Festival grow from strength to strength. Our 2019 team were magnificent and performed, danced, battled and entertained at a variety of slots throughout the weekend. Check out some great photos […]

New Town Sounds 2019

Here’s some lovely photos from New Town Sounds 2019 in Essex. This is a gig that Swing Patrol were invited to appear at a few weeks ago. Great job to Nicola and our Stompers Georgina, Maeliosa and Lukas (looking cool in the shades) for representing : )   Photo credit: @Bibby Productions/ New Town Sounds […]

Help Swing in Milan!

WE NEED SUPPORT FROM THE DANCE INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY  Hi name is Krystal, for those who don’t know me, I have been a passionate swing dancer for 8 years. Recently I joined the London SP team as Collegiate Shag teacher and I need some help from the Swing Patrol dance community.   I learned to dance […]

LEGEND OF THE YEAR 2019 **NOMINATIONS NOW CLOSED!**

Hello Dancers! It’s time to start thinking about who is going to be 2019’s legend of the year.  Have a look around the community and see who you think should be nominated.  Remember you can nominate as many people as you like! We’ve decided to make our annual Legend of the Year another People’s Choice […]

First Aid Training for Team Swing Patrol

This year team Swing Patrol had the opportunity to do an accredited first aid training course with one of our amazing community members, Dave McDermott. We had so much fun while completing the one day Level 3 Emergency First Aid at Work. The full course specification can be found here:   http://www.firstaidawards.com/cfs/qualification-specifications/FAA-QS-EFAW.pdf   Scroll down to […]

Solo courses only!

At our solo class we’ve decided to shift to offering courses rather than drop in classes. There are a number of reasons for this that we thought worth sharing with the curious amongst you!   1. Building Skills We really enjoy working with you in our courses and getting to know you a little bit […]

Dancing at the Brighton Bandstand

We had a fantastic time dancing at the Brighton Bandstand again this summer and a massive thanks to the many who have come and danced. A special thanks to Nicole who has been instrumental in managing these free dances.   Scroll down to check out our photo and video gallery of the awesome Brighton swing […]

Three in One!

Team Swing Patrol represent at three UK Summer festivals over one crazy weekend! Swing Patrol have a fabulous tradition of having a team of dancers at Summer Festivals but we have never had three different teams at three different Festivals.. all on the one weekend! Our fabulous three crews of dancers entertained crowds at Standon […]