|CLASSES & EVENTS
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may change without notice.
LINDY HOP IN EXETER & TOTNES
Next Freestyles/Socials/Events (Exeter):
11 March - The Drat Pack. The Drat Pack are a collective of the finest musicians and singers based in the South West. Playing classic swing and jazz to dance to. No bar, feel free to bring your own. Large sprung dance floor. DJ's to keep you swinging. Dress Theme (optional): 'Moonshine'. Early bird price: £10. (until Saturday 25 Feb. Be quick!)
Venue: St James' Church Hall. Mount Pleasant Road. EXETER EX4 7AH.
General directions: St James' Church is to the north-east of Exeter city centre. The venue is by the roundabout where Mount Pleasant Road, Prince Charles Road, Stoke Hill, Union Road and Old Tiverton Road meet. On-site parking. The hall is behind the church.
'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 February 21 2017. 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.
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 February 23 2017. 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.
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.
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:
Swing Dance LA (10 Tips)
Sharon Davis London (20 Tips)
YOU CAN'T STOP THE LINDY HOP
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