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This is a dance information web site that provides details on forthcoming Modern Jive, Swing, Lindy Hop, Rock 'n' Roll, Ballroom, Salsa, Tango, Cajun Zydeco and many other partner dance events, freestyles and workshops run by clubs and independent organisers in the south west region. Also listed is information about local dance clubs, live music suitable for dancing and national and international dance links.

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Quote - Life may not be the party we hoped for but while we are here we might as well dance!

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DateTimeVenueDetailsCostContact
Friday 22nd August3pm-5:30pmThe Beach Hotel, Victoria Road, ExmouthSwing jazz, lovely food and a glass of wine - the perfect setting for an evening of live music from swing/jazz band Just Misbehavin' featuring vocalist Lynn Thornton. There is a little bit of space for dancing if you fancy it!FREE01395 272090
Friday 22nd August8pmWhipton and Pinhoe Labour Club, Vaughan Road, Whipton, ExeterExeter Rock 'n' Roll Club's record hop with DJ Rockin' Dave C. Lovely large dance floor, licensed bar with very reasonable prices, and a large on-site car park (off of Bowring Close).£2.5001392 468800 or 07974 099090
Saturday 23rd August8pm-midnightAxminster Guildhall, West Street, AxminsterThe Leroc.com "Groove at the Guildhall" with DJ Russell Payne. A freestyle with a difference - between 9pm-11pm we're only playing tunes on glorious vinyl records! It's a retro–revival, with stacks of sensational disco, soul, rock & roll, pop, rock etc. Fancy dress theme of fashions from the 50's to the 80's - it's not compulsory but why wouldn't you wanna? The first and last hour of the evening will be standard freestyle floor fillers from the laptop. Licensed bar and plenty of free car parking nearby.£8 before 9pm, £9 thereafter07967 282585 or russ@leroc.com
Saturday 23rd August8pm-midnightWessex Hotel, High Street, StreetCeroc Le Beat 'Chil Lounge' freestyle. Normal Ceroc up-beat music to start off and then as the evening moves on the music slows down and the floor get hotter playing soul/west coast swing/blues/R&B music. Superb large ballroom with air conditioning, full bar and free parking.£8 on the door07821 071251 or info@ceroclebeat.net
Saturday 23rd August8pm-11:15pmCity College, Kings Road, Devonport, PlymouthThe Dancing Duo 'Disneyland Magic' dance. Quality dancing with an element of fun for ballroom, latin and sequence dancers. Most suitable for over 35s who already have some ability and for seasoned dancers who enjoy great music. Dress - smart casual or evening wear.£6 on the door01803 325905
Wednesday 27th August8pm-11pmIvor Potter Hall, Parkhouse Centre, Ergue-Gaberic Way, BudePerforming as part of the Bude Jazz Festival live music from swing/jazz band Just Misbehavin' featuring vocalist Lynn Thornton. PLUS, there's plenty of space to dance!Contact organiser01288 341061
Friday 29th August8pm-midnightWestland Leisure Complex, Westbourne Close, YeovilLeroc.com's Big Monthly Westland Freestyle with DJ Russell Payne. Huge sprung wooden dance floor, fantastic sound and lighting system, plenty of comfortable sociable seating, a fully licensed bar and a large free car park.£10 or £9 with voucher07967 282585 or russ@leroc.com
Friday 29th August8pmHeavitree Social Club, 2 East Wonford Hill, ExeterExeter Rock 'n' Roll Club's record hop with DJ TBA. Nice dance floor, licensed bar with very reasonable prices, and an on-site car park.£2.5001392 468800 or 07974 099090
Friday 29th August8:30pm-midnightPollyfield Centre Social Club, Avon Road, BidefordAtlantic Jive freestyle night. Between 8:30-9:00pm there will be a 2 move WOW dance moves class that will WOW on the dance floor during freestyle following. Non-dancers and beginners welcome! Big dance floor, fab music, friendly atmosphere and licensed bar.£5 on the door07592 766871 or atlanticjive@live.com
Friday 29th August8pm-midnightThe Lawns Social Club (formerly the Royal British Legion), Mary Street, TauntonCeroc Le Beat freestyle. Full licensed bar, lovely venue with free parking behind and also over the road.£8 on the door07821 071251 or info@ceroclebeat.net
Saturday 30th August8pm-midnightAmerica Hall, De La Rue Way, ExeterCeroc Devon's "Chill Out" freestyle night in Exeter with the emphasis on slower tempo music. Lovely venue with free car parking.£7 before 8:30pm, £8 thereafter07564 291918 or contact@cerocdevon.com
Saturday 30th August8pm-11:15pmCity College, Kings Road, Devonport, PlymouthThe Dancing Duo dance. Quality dancing with an element of fun for ballroom, latin and sequence dancers. Most suitable for over 35s who already have some ability and for seasoned dancers who enjoy great music. Dress - smart casual or evening wear.£6 on the door01803 325905
Friday 5th September8pm-midnightMoorhayes Community Centre, Lea Road, TivertonTiverton Jive freestyle party night. Fantastic wooden dance floor, great atmosphere, large range of fab music from latest top tunes to old favourites and requests. Huge free car park and a fully licensed bar. Come join the fun and smiles.£6 before 9pm, £7 thereafter07723 602059 or tivertonjive@googlemail.com
Saturday 6th September8pm-11:15pm (doors 7:15pm)City College, Kings Road, Devonport, PlymouthJim's Candlelight Dancing - a lovely mix of Ballroom, Rock and Roll, Latin, Popular Sequence, Jive, Line, Old Tyme, Barn and Party Mixers, all blended together in one evening. The spotlight is on Dancing for fun, rather than on strict technique. These dances are very attractive for singles aged 35+. Many happy relationships flourish today for people who first met at Jim's. Dress - smart casual, but no blue jeans please.£7 on the door01626 335123 or jimfur@btopenworld.com
Saturday 6th September8pm-midnightThe Woolwell Centre, Darklake Lane, Woolwell, PlymouthCeroc Devon's Saturday night freestyle in Plymouth. great dance floor, fully licensed bar and free car parking.£7 before 8:30pm, £8 thereafter07564 291918 or contact@cerocdevon.com
Saturday 6th September8pm-midnight (doors 7:45pm)Cossington Village Hall, Middle Road, Cossington, Near BridgwaterCeroc Le Beat freestyle with a vintage theme - where something from the 30s/40s/50s/60s. Superb sprung dance floor with large cooling fans, full bar and free parking, plus free coffee, tea and food. No class just none stop dancing - always popular so we recommend pre-booking.£8 (pre-booking recommended)07821 071251 or info@ceroclebeat.net
Saturday 6th September8pm-11pmChard Guildhall, Fore Street, ChardThe Dancing Duo 'Rainbow Ball' dance. Quality dancing with an element of fun for ballroom, latin and sequence dancers. Most suitable for over 35s who already have some ability and for seasoned dancers who enjoy great music. Dress - time to dress up, so evening wear please.£6 on the door01803 325905
Saturday 6th September8pm-midnightAuditorium Hall, The Beehive, Dowell Street, HonitonLeroc.com freestyle night with DJ Russell Payne. A newly-built, fantastic dance venue with a large wooden dance floor and a friendly atmosphere. Licensed bar and nearby parking.£8 before 9pm, £9 thereafter07967 282585 or russ@leroc.com
Sunday 7th September3pm-5:30pmThe Bank, 5 St Andrews Road, ExmouthSwing jazz, lovely food and a glass of wine - the perfect setting for an afternoon of live music from swing/jazz band Just Misbehavin' featuring vocalist Lynn Thornton. PLUS, there is space for dancing if you fancy it!FREE01395 279552

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