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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 […]

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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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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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, our amazing Brixton teacher […]

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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 […]

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More Swing Please, we’re British! Swing Patrol in the Syncopated Times

The Syncopated Times: Exploring the world of Hot Jazz, Ragtime and Swing! In April 2019, Swing Patrol were featured in an article in the Syncopated Times entitled ‘More Swing Please, we’re British’.  The article is written by Dave Doyle – a swing dancer, dance teacher and journalist based in the U.K. Doyle explores the global lindy […]

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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 […]