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Upcoming Social Dances in Leeds!

We’ve recently posted a lot on facebook about upcoming social dances in and around Leeds.  There’s so much going on that it can be hard to keep track, so here they are, listed in one place!  Links to the relevant facebook event or page are included for each one.

Saturday 4th November / 1.00pm / Teapots and Twirls Bonfire Boogie / Interplay, Armley

Friday 10th November / 7.00pm / Lindy Fridays at the Corn Exchange / Corn Exchange, Leeds

Every Sunday! / 6.00pm / The Sunday Swing Set / Revolution Electric Press, Leeds / FREE event!

We often say that social dancing is the best way to improve, so hope to see you out on a dance floor soon!

 

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Sunday Swing Set returns 24th January

After a brief hiatus for Christmas and New Year, the fabulous Sunday Swing Set returns on 24th January!  It is a free social dance organised by LUU SwingSoc and held at Revolution on Milennium Square, Leeds 6pm – 9pm every Sunday.  Check out the facebook page for more details.  We’ll see you there for a dance!

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Sunday Swing Set over the summer

The Sunday Swing Set is a fantastic opportunity to social dance, let loose and practice what you’ve been learning. Leeds Uni Swing Soc set up this night earlier this year it’s ace and we’re looking after it over the summer, so come on down and have a dance!

We’ve set up a page on this website with all the details and an update of whether it’s on this week: https://swingdanceleeds.com/whats-on/sunday-swing-set/
Currently the only date it’s not on is 30th August, when you should all be at Leeds Swing Exchange!
Below are details for this week, see you there!

971022_146983575491226_1614345616_nFREE Entry
Sunday 28th June
6-9pm

Pure Social Dancing
Revolution bar in The Electric press
Discounted food + drinks (with SwingSoc card)

If you like dancing this is a great way to get your fix; it’s free, the floor is fast, there’s plenty of space, local DJs playing, there’s discounts on food + drink. You don’t have to be pro to go, just come down and enjoy yourself. The only Sunday it’s not on will be 30th Aug, when you should all be at Leeds Swing Exchange.
Address:
Revolution
41 Cookridge Street
Leeds
LS2 3AW

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Free Tea Dance at the M&S Archive this Saturday 18th April

For a fantastic afternoon, come down to the M&S archive 11am-3pm this Saturday – 18th April. We will be running taster classes, doing a performance and DJing for your pleasure, there will be tea and cake and it’s all free. The last three events were great and even broke records for number of people attending. Address and link below.

Flappers, Fringes and Golden Sparks: M&S in the ‘20s and ‘30s

Flappers, Fringes and Golden Sparks: M&S in the ‘20s and ‘30s

Saturday 18 April

Our popular decade days are back and this time we are heading to the 1920s and 30s.

Join us for a day of 1920s and 30s glamour and sophistication. Discover how M&S transformed itself from the days of the penny bazaar into a popular department store with displays of some of our earliest clothing and homeware. Channel your inner flapper and have a go at a cheeky Charleston. Complete your look with an incredible vintage make over before entering our best dressed competition – with a prize up for grabs.
FREE ENTRY and no need to book

Full details here
Address:
M&S Company Archive,
Michael Marks Building,
off Clarendon Road,
Leeds LS2 9LZ.

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Free Event at the M&S Archive – 26th April

For a fantastic afternoon, come down to the M&S archive 11am-3pm on the 26th April. We will be running taster classes, doing a performance and DJing for your pleasure, there will be tea and cake and it’s all free. The last two events were great and even broke records for number of people attending. Address and link below.

Come and dance with Swing Dance Leeds and find out who Cycling Sam was and why he is such a famous M&S character! Listen to a fascinating M&S Innovations talk all about the 1950s textile revolution and the post-war consumer boom, and see our fabulous 1950s fashions and cinema adverts. Dress up in your most glamorous 1950s outfit and enter our Best Dressed Competition!

There’ll also be tea and cake!

 

Part of the Yorkshire Festival Fringe 2014.

Everyone is welcome and there’s no need to book, just drop in between 11am and 3pm.

Full details here.
Address:
M&S Company Archive,
Michael Marks Building,
off Clarendon Road,
Leeds LS2 9LZ.

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by | April 17, 2014 · 12:47 pm

Looking for some good tracks to practice dancing to?

Here’s a playlist of tracks we use in our fundamentals course:

Practice Playlist

Perfect for dancing round the living room and doing your footwork in your bedroom!

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by | December 2, 2013 · 4:19 pm

Lindy at the Light 2013

On the 14th Dec from noon until 5.30pm teams of enthusiastic new dancers from Leeds, York and Hull will perform at least 5 dance routines in order to raise money for the NSPCC. They will be performing in public at The Light shopping center all afternoon. Come down on the day, enjoy the show and put a few pennies in our buckets. You can even donate right now by going to our justgiving page.

Follow Lindy at the Light on Facebook and Twitter for all the updates

Here’s a teaser video taken from the Lindy Fridays (#LF) Open Routine:

The event has raised over £34,000 since it started in 2005 and with your help we can reach our target of £6,000 this year taking the total to over £40,000!
Thank you

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by | November 27, 2013 · 12:59 pm