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Scott Cupit on BBC Somerset Radio

On the morning of Saturday 13th July, Scott & Arrianne were driving to Hayley & Adrian’s (our Clapham teachers) wedding in Cornwall. As they drove through Somerset they were tuned into BBC Somerset. The compère asked for anyone who had broken a World Record to phone in. Suddenly Scott found himself on the radio with […]

Flashback to London Swing festival 2019!

The London Swing Festival 2019 was a total sell out! Amazing music, fantastic dancers from home and abroad, exciting competitions and workshops too… What more could you ask for? We want to thank each and every person involved for making it such a special festival. Scroll down to read more and to see some awesome photos […]

Swing Patrol at Love Supreme Festival 2019!

Swing Patrol Brighton & London descended on Love Supreme again this year, for the seventh time running (see photos & video below)! We had an absolute blast getting the crowds up and dancing and Scott Cupit even got interviewed by Nigel Williams on 6th July 2019 for Jazz FM! Listen to it on Jazz FM […]

Scott Cupit on Jazz FM

Swing Patrol & Jazz FM have had a great relationship over recent years and our Director Scott Cupit has been on the show a few times in recent years. Recently team Swing Patrol were part of the Love Supreme Jazz Festival line up where Jazz FM were present and recording live from the Jazz FM […]

Swing Patrol at i360

Swing Patrol and the fabulous crew at the Brighton BAi360 recently teamed up for a magical morning of swing dancing both up in the Pod and then down on the foreshore. A massive thanks to the many dancers involved and the crew at the BAi360 who not only arrived early to make this happen but […]

Aerials for Everyone!

Aerials have been a key part of Lindy Hop since the beginning. When Frankie Manning talked about aerials his eyes would light up as he explained the joy of a well executed aerial with the music. Many of the Swing Patrol team continue this legacy and you will see fabulous aerials in many of our […]

6 reasons why every dancer should try blues

Regular blues dancer, Dalvinder, has written about blues dancing and kindly shared it with us: 1) Dance to some awesome music… Muddy Waters, Irma Thomas and Etta James are just some of the artists you might hear when you dance the blues. Whether it’s a just one man and his guitar or a singer backed […]

The Benefits of Dance for Kids!

 There are so many benefits of dancing for children and young adults. Jenny Silverstone from MomLovesBest.com, a research-driven parenting blog has put together this awesome article, capturing so many of the reasons that dance is so important at a young age and highlights the value of it as part of a school curriculum. This article […]

Teacher Training and Development with Swing Patrol

Our students are central to why we do what we do and we get so much satisfaction in spreading joy through swing dance. Swing Patrol as a community is constantly striving to improve the experience we provide for our students, through the training that we provide for our team. Last Sunday, Rupert Sandford Scutt, our Amazing […]

Swing Patrol Dancers feature in Swingrowers Music video: Dreamland

Signed to Freshly Squeezed Music, a Brighton based independent record label and music publisher, Swingrowers are an accomplished four-piece from Sicily. They have toured North America, Europe and India with their mix of styles as varied as jazz, hip-hop, electronica and gypsy swing amassing well over 30 million total YouTube views (to date) and currently over […]