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Christmas Ball 2019 at Bishopsgate Institute

We had a blast at our annual Christmas Ball in 2019! The evening kicked off with a free taster class with our lovely teaching duo Kathleen Murphy and Nancy Hitzig. We had amazing live music for our social dancers from the wonderful Palace Avenue Trio and our vintage DJs. We saw stellar performances from Air […]

Meet Our Scene 2020 – Class colours!

At Meet Our Scene each class is given a colour so you can easily find your crew on the night. It’s totally up to you how much you want to wear of it – deck yourself out from head to toe or accessorise with a simple splash. Think socks, bow ties, hats and hairpieces. If […]

HAPPY BIRTHDAY NORMA MILLER!

Sadly, Norma Miller passed away on 5th May this year. Born on 2nd December 1919, today would have been her 100th birthday! We wanted to put up a special post dedicated to the Queen of Swing and also reminisce about her trip to London in 2015. Read more below… The life and times of Norma […]

Audition for Club Stomp!

Club Stomp is Auditioning! Club Stomp is a developmental troupe focusing on partner dancing and performance. This is the perfect place to get to know other like minded dancers and work together to perform some fun lindy hop routines and work on core swing dancing elements as well as air steps and jams. If you’ve always wanted […]

Christmas Gin & Swing

Hello lovely dancers! Join us for a festive 40s evening with a glass of G&T in hand! There will be a live swing band, swing dancing workshops and mini dance demonstrations led by Swing Patrol, Gin Jamboree with their huge range of Gins, Christmas craft activities and more! The exhibitions in H1 will open for […]

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 […]