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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 […]

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The Ahoy Ball 2019

Our Ahoy Ball is our annual dance on the Thames each summer where we cruise up and down the Thames while we enjoy the magnificent backdrop of London and dance the night away. Once again the Ahoy Ball was a total sell out. We danced our socks off to the sounds of our awesome DJs, Christopher Allen, Sam […]

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Swing at the Scoop!

Swing Patrol held two events at the Scoop in London Bridge in June and they were both awesome! Nothing like a bit of swing dancing by the river on a beautiful summer evening. We had taster classes where we got everyone up and dancing, not to mention amazing performances by our very own award winning […]

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Swing Patrol’s 10th Anniversary Celebrations!

Swing Patrol celebrated their 10th Birthday party on the evening of the 23rd February. The festivities kicked off with a taster class at 7pm with the amazing Nick & Susie. We then danced the night away until 2am to the sounds of our awesome vintage DJs Ben Cook, Christopher Allen and Vic Araullo Peters! And […]

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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!

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What to wear?

WONDERING WHAT TO WEAR TO TO MEET THE SCENE BALL?  For the men, a note from David: Since the revival of interest in swing dancing in the 1980s, men’s fashion has gone through a number of shifts. Many early adopters saw swing dancing as something of a sport and wore shorts and T-shirts accordingly. But […]

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Scott’s pep talk and all the best to our team

Hey everyone, I am sending this to our Swing Patrol team in Sydney, Melbourne & London even though the focus is on our London team who are competing at Savoy Cup this weekend. Yes something very special happened last year (watch the four winning troupe routines here and the amazing Michaela, Tine and others in […]

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Performance Ball – In motion

Thanks to all of you who sent us film clips of this year’s Performance Ball. We’ve made a list of them by venue – and found some more on youtube. We’re still missing a couple of venues though, so if you have any footage which isn’t on here, please do send it to us. We’d […]

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Performance Ball 2013 – Videos

HERE THEY ARE AND HERE YOU ARE! We recently had our annual Performance Ball where our amazing dancers from around London had the chance to perform. It was a dazzling evening and a massive well done to you all. Note that many dancers had been dancing under 6 weeks and suddenly found themselves being cheered […]