CLASSES & EVENTS

 2017

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Special Events:    

LINDY HOP IN EXETER & TOTNES

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Next Freestyles/Socials/Events (Exeter):

Saturday 27th January:

Lindy Hop workshop with Bic & Simone.

Venue: St Matthew's Church Hall, Lower Summerlands, EXETER EX1 2BS. On-site car park.

Timings (Timings may vary): 11.30-12. Registration.

Class 1: 12 - 1pm

Class 2: 1.15- 2.15pm

Class 3: 2.30-3.30pm

3 classes, to include, Shine moves, Connections, and either Tandem Charleston variations or Syncopated rhythms. 

Join us afterwards for an early evening meal before dancing to the Big R band.


EARLY BIRD price: 38 for workshop and dance ends 16th January.

Evening Dance venue: St James' Church Hall, Mount Pleasant Rd, EXETER EX4 7AH. On-site parking. Great floor. Plenty of room to try out those new moves that you've learnt from Bic & Simone.

Band: The Big R Big Band. Plus DJ Bic.

Evening dance early bird price 10 until 16th January.

Theme (optional): Monte Carlo or Bust.

No bar. Feel free to bring your own drink.

Directions: St James' Church is to the north-east of Exeter city centre. You'll find us by the roundabout where Mount Pleasant Road, Prince Charles Road, Stoke Hill, Union Road and Old Tiverton Road meet. Follow the footpath from car park, along the side of the church to the hall at the back.

TOTNES CLASSES

VENUE: 'The Mansion' Fore Street, Totnes, TQ9 5RP. The Mansion is opposite Lloyds Bank on Fore Street between The Royal Seven Stars Hotel and the Arch. We are in the Hall on the first floor behind the main building and opposite Totnes Library.

Dates: Every Tuesday.

New 6 week courses for Beginner's/Improvers and Intermediates starts 9th January 2018. All welcome. No need to bring a partner. Try out a few moves, dance to the music, have a chat and some fun.

Times: Registration 7.15pm. Begs/Improvers 7.30-8.30pm. Improvers/Intermediates 8.45-9.45pm. All welcome. Times may vary.

Price: 6 week courses 39. Discounted rates for students.

EXETER CLASSES  

VENUE: 'First Floor Swing Club' Heavitree Conservative Club, 7 Church Street Heavitree, Exeter, EX2 5EH (map).

The room is upstairs and has its own separate entrance from the main lobby. Now with bigger dance floor.

Dates: Every Thursday. New 6 week courses starts January 11th 2018. No need to bring a partner. All welcome.

Time: Registration 7.15pm. First Session (Beginner's/Improvers) 7.30 - 8.30pm. Practice 8.30 - 8.50. Second Session (Improver's/Intermediates) 8.50 - 9.50pm. Practice/Drink/Relax/Settle Down/Have a Chat 9.30 - 10.15pm. Times may vary.

Price: 6 week course 30. Discounted rates for students.

General Directions:

On the corner of Fore Street Heavitree and Church Street there are 2 pubs, The Horse and Groom and The Ship and Pelican which are all opposite the Co-Op. The Conservative club is a short distance down Church Street on the left hand side.

Buses: There is a bus stop in front of the Co-Op. 'Heavitree Co-Op' stop

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 some Resident Permit Parking - allocated spaces)

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. Martyn Nelson from Manchester. Tristan Brightman from Bristol Blues Dancing. Ichtiandras Veliulis & Florence based in Andover and London. Bic and Simone. Jane & Josef Dance Club Balboa, Bristol.

No need to bring a partner.

 

Hints and Tips

There are many Lindy Hop websites that give advice on how to improve your dancing. Try these:

Swungover California (8 Tips)

Swing Dance LA (10 Tips)

Lindy Fridays Leeds (13Tips)

Sharon Davis London (20 Tips)

Shuffle Projects Switzerland (33 Tips)

Rikomatic. What not to do!

 

 

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