|CLASSES & EVENTS
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LINDY HOP IN EXETER & TOTNES
Next Freestyles/Socials/Events (Exeter):
Sunday 14 May. 'JUMP UP' Lindy Hop workshop with Graeme and Ann. For Beginners and Improvers. 3 classes covering all the essential Lindy Hop principles of lead and follow, technique and connection to make you feel more confident on the social dance floor. It will also be a very useful recap/reinforcement for experienced dancers.
Times may vary.
Doors open 12.00
Session 1: 12.30 - 1.30.
Session 2: 1.45 - 2.45.
Session 3: 3 - 4
Tea Dance 4.15/30 - 6pm. Open to everyone. Bring some cake!.
Contact SWLH for more info.
Join us afterwards at the George and Dragon Hotel for an evening meal.
Venue: Clyst St George Village Hall, Woodbury Rd. Exeter EX3 0RE.
General directions. The hall is 5 minutes from the M5 motorway - From Junction 30 of the M5 take the A376 (Exmouth) and at the second roundabout turn left (signposted Woodbury). Take 1st left and the hall is on the left just past the school. Cost: 3 classes PLUS evening dance £35. Join us afterwards for an early evening meal at the George and Dragon Hotel, Clyst St George EX3 0QJ. More details soon.
'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. NO CLASSES Tues 16 May.
Tues 23 May. FREE EVENING open to everyone. Beginner's welcome. No need to bring a partner. Come along and try out some Jazz and Charleston moves.
New 6 week courses for Beginner's/Improvers and Intermediates starts May 30. 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 May 18. 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. Bic and Simone.
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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