Environment

Swing Patrol is committed to the development of a sustainable future. We recognise that climate justice is social justice, and that our everyday actions are inextricably linked to both. We are taking conscious steps to reduce our dance community’s and our company’s waste and carbon footprints. We acknowledge that if we want to keep swinging out, we must step up.”

Now having made this statement we are aware that much work is required. We have eliminated plastic cups at Red Rhythm and Bishopsgate has joined us in this initiative. We always choose the eco friendly paper stock where and when appropriate but we still produce physical marketing material as for now we find it more inclusive as it reaches people in local communities that don’t always have access to the internet. We acknowledge that this is a journey that we must work at together but we hope for small changes in our family and wider community.

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17 Jun| 2020

Acknowledgement

We acknowledge that the core dance we share comes from African American culture, as does the jazz music we love. We are deeply grateful to be able to experience the joy that Lindy Hop and jazz music creates. We endeavour to continue educating ourselves about the history and social context from which jazz and lindy […]

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17 Jun| 2020

Diversity and Belonging Committee

We’re setting up a group that can help us all be better and represent and work on the issues we need to address and do better. Please share/recommend to any one that you think could play a positive role on such a committee. We are considering forming this committee inspired by suggestions made by Aboriginal […]

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8 Jun| 2020

Swing Fitness with SwingTrain!

Missing Swing Dancing? Want to keep active from home during lockdown? This is the answer for you! Join our fantastic teachers for a taste of swing fitness with SwingTrain! Check out the timetable below!   Mondays 9.30am with Liz 6pm with Hazel 6.30pm with Louise 7pm with Anika 7pm with Jess 7pm with Jeff   […]