|CLASSES & EVENTS
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LINDY HOP IN EXETER & TOTNES
Next Freestyles/Socials/Events (Exeter):
Saturday 27 April: The Ding Dong Daddios. An evening of Jump Jive and Swing delivered by a 5 piece band that were born to entertain.
The music is upbeat and dynamic with songs from the great Louis Prima, Louis Jordan, Nat King Cole. It is difficult not to get up and dance once The Ding Dong Daddios get into their stride!
Venue: St James' Church Hall, Mount Pleasant Rd. Exeter EX4 7AH (Please note. Overnight parking in the church car park is not permitted). Great floor. Lots of room to dance. No bar. Feel free to bring your own drinks.
Time: Doors open 8pm - 11.30pm
Theme (optional): Wild West 'Kicking up the dust'
Price: Early Bird £10 until Saturday 6th April. £12 after that. £14 on the door.
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. (NO CLASSES on Tues 9th April and Tues 16th April).
FREE TASTER EVENING Tuesday 23rd April followed by 6 week course starting Tues 30 April
Beginners welcome. Come along and have a go at some moves and see what it's all about.
Come along and try out this fabulous dance. No experience necessary. Great for beginners. All welcome. No need to bring a partner. Try out a few moves, dance to the music, have a chat and some fun.
Contact us for more information.
Times: Registration 7.15pm. Beginners 7.30-8.30pm. Beginners/Improvers 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 Thurs 11th April. No need to bring a partner. All welcome.
Time: Early evening session for complete beginners 6.30 - 7.15pm. Second Session (Beginner's/Improver's) 7.30 - 8.30pm. Practice/Drink/Relax/Settle Down/Have a Chat 8.30 - 9pm. Final session (Improvers/Intermediates) 9 - 10pm. Practice/chillout 10 - 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. 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:
Swing Dance LA (10 Tips)
Sharon Davis London (20 Tips)
YOU CAN'T STOP THE LINDY HOP
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