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Online learning

On line learning is now a focus around the Globe and Swing Patrol offer on-line classes here:    To get things stared with our online dancing, here’s Scott teaching you a lovely move of the week: On top of this, there are loads of other online classes available. Here’s a round up of what we’ve […]

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Swing Patrol & COVID-19 virus

Hey dancers,   It’s important not to overreact to health scares but it’s equally important to be responsible. The advice below doesn’t just apply because of coronavirus – or the fact it’s peak time of year for seasonal flu anyway – but it applies at all times for all dance events. It’s important to take […]

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Swing Patrol in the Guardian

To celebrate the 75th Anniversary of the upcoming VE Day, The Guardian’s Sarah Marsh attended the Swing Patrol Waterloo class last week. ‘What better way to celebrate upcoming VE Day celebrations than with a collegiate shag? Everyone seems to be doing it, but perhaps swinging with your friends is more your thing? Or how about […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Christmas gifts!

What better Christmas gift than the gift of dance? We have Christmas gifts galore on our online shop

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]