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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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Hope to see you on the dance floor soon!        Paul "Zoot" Thornton signature

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

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KEY:    South West region events     Devon-Plus region club events     Highlight events 
DateTimeVenueDetailsCostContact
Thursday 24th April8pm-11pmThe Livermead House Hotel, Torbay Road, TorquayThe Dancing Duo 'Celebrating England & St George' 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.£5 on the door01803 325905
Friday 25th April8pm-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 25th April8pm-midnightCompton Dundon Village Hall, Compton Dundon, near SomertonCeroc 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. Lovely dance floor, free soft drinks bar (bring your own stronger drinks), free coffee / tea / food around 10pm and free parking.£8 on the door07821 071251 or info@ceroclebeat.net
Saturday 26th April8pm-11pmStowford Community Centre, Chambers Close, Stowford Rise, SidmouthThe Dancing Duo 'Spring 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.£5 on the door01803 325905
Saturday 26th April8pm-11pmLongdown Village Hall, (on the Exeter to Moretonhampstead Road) Longdown Road, Longdown, Nr ExeterLongdown Ballroom Dancing Club evening dance with ballroom, latin and popular sequence dancing to CD music. Entry includes tea and biscuits. Licensed bar available.£501392 273282 or 01392 811523
Saturday 26th April8pm-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 26th April8pm-midnightAmerica Hall, De La Rue Way, ExeterCeroc Devon's alternative freestyle night in Exeter with the emphasis on playing different genres and tempos. Lovely venue with free car parking.£7 before 8:30pm, £8 thereafter07564 291918 or contact@cerocdevon.com
Saturday 26th April8pm-midnightHeartlands, Robinson's Shaft, Dudnance Lane, Pool, RedruthRedruth Jive 'Cartoon Capers' freestyle dance with DJ Nick Stephens.Contact organiser07410 186769 or redruthjive@hotmail.co.uk
Saturday 26th April8pm-11:30pmSt Matthew’s Church Hall, Lower Summerlands, Newtown, ExeterThe South West Lindy Hoppers 'Swing Into Spring' dance with two DJs + TBC live music. Dance to the best in swing from lindy, jump jive, blues and rock 'n' roll - something for everyone. All welcome, BRING YOUR OWN DRINKS, large car park opposite venue (free after 6pm).£7 in advance, £8 on the door07821 721043, 01392 490022 or janeswlindyhoppers@yahoo.com
Sunday 27th April2pm-5:30pm (doors 1:45pm)Clyst St George Parish Hall, Woodbury Road, Clyst St GeorgeBeginners / improvers Lindy Hop workshop with Lynn and Paul of South West Swing. Come and learn the basics of this great swing dance in a very relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Tea, coffee, soft drinks, biscuits and fruit included! Booking in advance essential.£8 per person (booking in advance essential)07792 211032 or learnlindy.sws@gmail.com
Friday 2nd May8pm-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
Friday 2nd May8pm-midnightSt Thomas Cricket Club, Grace Road, Marsh Barton, Exeter Ceroc Devon's Friday night freestyle in Exeter. Beautiful, sprung dance floor, licensed bar and plenty of free, safe on street parking.£7 before 8:30pm, £8 thereafter07564 291918 or contact@cerocdevon.com
Friday 2nd May8pm-midnightThe Davies Hall, Howell Hill, West Camel, YeovilStrictly Jive freestyle dance night with DJ Roy. A lovely sprung dance floor with plenty of parking and outside seating area if weather is good. Tea, coffee, home made cakes and biscuits provided. There is also a small bar or bring your own drinks.£6 on the doorstrictly.jive@yahoo.co.uk
Saturday 3rd May7:30pm-11pmUpper Hall, St Matthias Church Hall, North Hill, PlymouthMad About Swing's 'Performance Ball' - featuring live music from local band Just Misbehavin' featuring vocalist Lynn Thornton. Bring your own drinks... we'll provide the glasses.Contact organiser01752 491739, 07882 531712 or duncan@madaboutswing.com
Saturday 3rd May8pm-11pmCity College, Kings Road, Devonport, PlymouthThe Dancing Duo 'Oklahoma Hoedown' 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.£7 on the door01803 325905
Saturday 3rd May8pm-11:30pm (doors 7:15pm)Exeter Corn Exchange, Market Street, ExeterJim'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.£8 on the door01626 335123 or jimfur@btopenworld.com
Saturday 3rd May8pm-midnightKenn Centre, Exeter Road, Kennford, ExeterExeter Jive's 'Jive Underground' freestyle with a "Summer's Coming" theme - slower, late night jive, west coast swing and blues tracks all night. A very affordable licensed bar and free parking.£6.50 before 8:30pm on the night, £7.50 thereafter01404 850077, 07966 289995 or jivenelson@hotmail.co.uk
Saturday 3rd May8pm-11:30pmRAFA Club, 33-35 Imperial Road, ExmouthRockin', jiving and swinging 50's & 60's 'Juke Box Jive' record hop with DJ Eddy Falcon.FREE01395 266685
Saturday 3rd May8pm-midnight (doors 7:45pm)Cossington Village Hall, Middle Road, Cossington, Near BridgwaterCeroc Le Beat freestyle. 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 10th May8pm-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 10th May8pm-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
Sunday 11th May3pm-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
Thursday 15th May8pm-11pmThe Livermead House Hotel, Torbay Road, TorquayThe Dancing Duo 'Lilactime' 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.£5 on the door01803 325905

KEY:    South West region events     Devon-Plus region club events     Highlight events 



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