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Swing Patrol Coronavirus update

Hey dancers, We have been monitoring the situation over the past few weeks and have had to take some tough decisions that we believe are in the best interests and well being of our wonderful dancers. We have spent the weekend preparing for a full shut down of our classes and events across Australia, Brighton […]

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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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Safe Spaces – what do I do?

Procedure for Teachers, DJs, Managers and Door Volunteers   There are so many different scenarios and we’ve had a lot of “interesting” incidences at our events and classes. Some are amusing (random drunks dancing in the centre of a class) and some are very serious. This is an outline of some possible scenarios that you […]

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Swing Patrol London Code of Conduct

Statement of Intent We love dancing.  Every dancer, of every level of experience, should feel absolutely comfortable and safe at any of our events. Harassment or bullying won’t be tolerated and by attending any of our events in any capacity (whether you are an international teacher, a DJ or a first time dancer) you agree […]

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Safe Spaces – Procedures

Procedures for managing ALLEGATIONS OF misconduct 1               Purpose of procedures Swing Patrol is serious about creating and operating in safe spaces, where everyone is free to enjoy swing dance without fear of harassment or discrimination or any kind. We take our Code of Conduct (‘the Code’) seriously and make sure our staff, teachers, students and […]