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A group for anyone in the Canterbury area interested in learning 1940's/50's style Jive or other vintage dances (Collegiate Shag, Heel Shag, Charleston, Balboa, Lindy hop, Stroll and many more) with resident and special guest teachers at our Canterbury, Ashford, Aylesham, Bishopsbourne and Wingham classes and workshops. Will also list local swing and r'n'r dances and events.

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Bramley’s Collegiate Shag Class

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Bramleys Cocktail Bar’s (Orange St, Canterbury) Monday swing dance classes are weekly again, this week we’ve got a slightly later start at 7.30pm. Last couple of weeks in September are still Collegiate Shag but we may pop in an extra little top secret class too! 😉 #Swingdance #CollegiateShag #Learntodance #JazzAge #1930s #1940s #BramleysCocktailBar #Canterbury #EastKent https://www.facebook.com/events/506858590101748/?ti=icl

Glass House Jive Night

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Weekly Wednesday Night Beginner’s Jive Class Learn the basics of this fun swing dance from the 1940s and 50s quickly and easily! Short and friendly dance classes taught in a relaxed way you can join any week, with one-to-one advice to help you learn at your own pace. Beginners means beginners, if you’ve never danced before this is the class for you! Our teacher Andrew (DJ Reverend Boogie) has 25 years experience teaching 1940’s/50’s style Jive and also teaches a selection of other swing dances (Collegiate Shag, Heel Shag, Charleston etc). He DJs at vintage clubs, events, festivals and weekenders both in the UK and abroad, and has a real love and passion for the era. No need to come with a partner, wear loose comfortable clothing and shoes that don’t grip the floor too much, be sure to stay hydrated and check with your GP if you have any medical concerns. You will be dancing with partners so please remember personal hygiene. Per class: £6/£5 reduced Venue details: [masked][masked] Class details: [masked] or text[masked]

Aylesham Jive Class

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Weekly Aylesham 1940’s/50’s style jive course, perfect for all levels, beginners welcome and no partner needed. £6/£5 reduced Details: [masked] Text[masked]

September Shake, Battle & Bowl

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Shake, Battle & Bowl is a night for 1940’s/50’s music and dance, bowling, lasertag, mini-golf or just chilling. £3 entry (including soft drink). Additional reduced prices: 7.15pm 1940’s/50’s style Jive Class: £4/£3 student, retired, unemployed or NHS/Emergency services staff. Bowling, Lasertag or mini-golf: £4 per person per game. Further details: Text[masked] [masked]

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Aylesham Jive Class

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