An amazing day of live swing music, swing dance workshops and dancing as the SwingFest team - lead by Swingland's Martin Ellis - take over iconic South London venue The Bedford
Everyone is welcome at SwingFest - you don't need any dance experience for the afternoon or evening, and some of the workshops are suitable for beginners too! Below you will find the events that make up the day...
Here's the low - down
Sunday afternoon - Afternoon "Tea Dance"
Includes a fun dance class for all from Swingdyhop and live music from Corina Kwami & the Swing Selection. Children age 5-15 are welcome at the afternoon dance.
Sunday night - Live Music Extravaganza & Swing Dance Party
Featuring over three hours of live music from two great bands - The Intercontinentals AND Pete Long's Pocket Basie
Sunday morning and afternoon - Swing Dance Workshops - Lindy hop, authentic Jazz dance, and tap
Workshops in classic swing dance styles, for all levels of experience! No partner needed! Teachers include Lindy hop masters Sing Lim (Jitterbugs Swingapore) and Angela Andrew, and tap dancer extraordinaire Claire Miller...
Back at The Bedford
We are delighted to return to iconic London venue The Bedford. A few years ago, The Bedford underwent a complete restoration/renovation and is now back to its former glory.
SwingFest sold out in all previous years - don't miss this one!