Swing Patrol

The Swing Patrol team are back for another season of free open air dance events under the Amphitheatre Canopy on Bishops Square.

Swing dancing encompasses a varied range of styles danced to big band swing music. The mother of Swing dances is the Lindy Hop, nicknamed the Jitterbug for its bouncy, infectious energy.

This is the core dance taught by Swing Patrol, but they also incorporate other vintage dances from the Swing family such as Balboa, Charleston, Blues and Solo Jazz.

All ages and abilities are welcome and best of all attendance is free!

** This is an outdoor event held in an open public space. There are no lockers or changing rooms provided so please be mindful of any personal belongings you may bring with you**

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2017 Swing Patrol Dates

Tuesday 4 July

Wednesday 12 July

Thursday 20 July

Tuesday 1 August

Wednesday 9 August

Thursday 17 August

All events run from 6pm to 8pm

About Swing Patrol

Swing Patrol are a community of over 1,000 dancers, a passionate teaching team, four amazing troupes and a small but dedicated team of staff and volunteers. From hole-in-the-wall speakeasies to London’s great dance halls, they have built a massive collective energy and made great friendships along the way.

In addition to the Spitalfields summer evening season Swing Patrol also run:

Over 40 weekly classes at 35 venues across London
The annual London Swing Festival
Four amazing performance troupes that perform and share the dance all over London

Visit www.swingpatrol.co.uk for more information.