South West Lindy Hoppers

Lindy Hop - The Original Big Band Swing Dance

We are a group of Lindy Hop enthusiasts founded in 2004, based in the Exeter area who enjoy and promote this unique social dance for all age groups.

Formed in 2004 because there was no Savoy Style Lindy Hop in the area. We attract dancers from the whole of the South West region, holding regular Beginner's & Intermediate classes in EXETER & TOTNES as well as practice sessions, workshops, demonstrations and swing dances that include music from the Big Band era, Jump Jive and Blues.

Guest teachers have included:

Graeme and Ann (Hoppin' Mad), Ryan Francois and Jenny Thomas, Gary and Sarah Boon, Andy and Tor from Rock Bottoms, Mel and Jo Calanglang, Russell and Delores from the Jiving Lindy Hoppers, Paul and Fae and Christine from Rug-Cutters Lindy Hop. David Zilkha from Swing Dance Bristol. Velody from Manchester. Trisha Sewell from Savoy Hop Hertfordshire.

All ages and abilities are welcome. No need to bring a partner. Meet like minded dancers in helpful and friendly surroundings.

You Can't Stop the Lindy Hop

 

We are looking for new members all the time

If you want to enhance your dancing (be it Jive, Ceroc, Leroc or Rock 'n' Roll) add that extra something, stand out from the crowd then Lindy Hop is the dance for you!

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Put a SMILE on your face - LINDY HOP

"It's not difficult to spot Swing Dancers...
look for the couple with the biggest smiles
having the most fun"

THE BOMBING OF EXETER PROMOTIONAL DVD FEATURING

SOUTH WEST LINDY HOPPERS (click here)

THE JIVE ACES 'KING OF JIVE'

For further details about our events and other events listed below, go to our Classes & Events page.

SOUTH WEST LINDY HOPPERS FREESTYLES IN EXETER:   

Saturday 26 April: 'Spring Into Swing'. 8 - 11.30pm. Venue: St Matthew's Church Hall, Lower Summerlands, Exeter EX1 2BS

Saturday 26 April: Lindy Hop Workshop. 1 - 5pm. 3 classes. Suitable for all abilities. Venue: Alphington Village Hall, Ide Lane, Exeter. EX2 8UP

Saturday 17 May: Day-time event T.B.C.

Saturday 28 June: Big Party. Live band. Advanced ticket only. Secret venue. More details nearer the date.

Saturday 19 July: Day-time. Big event. Dress to impress and 'Watch the Birdie'. More details as we get them.

 

CLASSES/EVENTS

Totnes: Every Tues.

Exeter: Every Thurs. IMPORTANT: CHANGE OF VENUE FROM THURSDAY 27 MARCH

Doors open 8pm

New Venue: 'First Floor Swing Club' Heavitree Conservative Club, 7 Church Street Heavitree, Exeter, EX2 5EH MAP

On the corner of Fore Street Heavitree and Church Street there are 2 pubs, The Heavitree and The Ship and Pelican which are all opposite The Co-Op.

Parking: There is street parking on Church Street and Kingsway (Resident Parking is only until 6pm). Gordons Place Car Park EX1 2RR (Free after 6pm BUT there is Resident Permit Parking - 14 allocated spaces).

 
 

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