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BALBOATIME - Balboa Fridays - classes & freestyle
Institute Hall, The Row, Higham Road, Stratford St. Mary CO7 6JU
2nd & 4th Friday of month  ~  £5 — see balboatime.co.uk
DO 7:15 : beginners 7:30~8:45, intermediates 9~9:45, practice/social till 10:45


JIVEBUNNIES Swing-Jive & Lindyhop & Stroll classes
Mon Rockland St. Mary • Wed Blythburgh • Thurs Beccles
Fri Beccles Stroll Mania - Nigel & Gill ~ 07986 011863 jivebunnies.com


SwingJive Sudbury Sunday classes ( 7~9 )
Delphi Centre, Alexandra Road (off Newton Rd.), Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2RR
£6 with teacher Sharon ~ see swingjive‑sudbury.co.uk


Chicken Junction Lindy Lessons  ~  Mondays
Flixton Village Hall, Church Road, Flixton, Suffolk NR35 1NU
Beginners 7:30 + practice after — £5
Improvers/Intermediates + practice 9:00 ~ £5 [£8 whole evening]
more info ~ Cherry 01986 948536 — see chickenjunction.org



GET IN THE SWING "Beginners Lindy Hop" classes
beginner course Tuesdays 7:15~8:15 (+ 30mins. practice)
Village Hall, Hay Street, Steeple Morden, Royston, Herts SG8 0PD
beginner course Wednesdays 7:30~8:30 (+ 30mins. practice)
Village Hall, Aylmer Close, Risby, Bury St. Edmunds IP28 6RT
all with Paul & Debbie, followed by 1-hr Intermediate class (+ 30mins practice)
info 01763 242949 — see GetInTheSwing.com


◊new◊ Colchester modern blues 6-wk course - Tuesdays [8~10]
Great Bromley Village Hall, Parsons Hill, Great Bromley CO7 7JA
1½-hr lesson [inc. short teabreak] + ½-hr Q&A/practice session
6 wks starting 11/9 • £60 • host Debbie ~ see FACEBOOK



RED HOT & ROCKIN 1950's Jive classes
Bocking Arts Theatre Institute Bldg, 15 Bocking End, Braintree CM7 9AE
Mondays ~ Beginners 7~8, Intermediates 7:30~8:30, Advanced 8~9:30
info from Mark / Lin 07949 169433 - see FACEBOOK
[1-to-1 tuition also available at Great Cornard, by arrangement]



HEP TO STEP — 1940's Swing-Jive classes ( D.O. 2:30 )
Westerfield Village Hall, Church Lane, Westerfield  (just north of Ipswich) IP6 9BE
with Teresa & Geoff ~ contact 01473 719797 / bteresaxx@gmail.com
most Sundays • Beginner session 2:45~3:45 • Improver session 4:15~5:15
£5 per session — see hep‑to-step.co.uk ~ RESTARTS 2nd Sept.


SWING DANCE classes ~ TUESDAYS • D.O.7:45
Community Centre, Camping Land, Beech Close (off London St A1065), Swaffham PE37 7RB
Beg. Jive & Boogie 8~8:45 • Lindy-Hop Beg./Improver 9~9:45 • Social/practice 9:45~10:30
no partner needed • contact 07725 939223 ~ see JumpJiveSwing.com


BLUEST BLUES Modern Blues Dancing
... adding Style, Musicality & Connection  —  see BLUESTBLUES.co.uk
Norwich THURS. 7~10 • 45-min class (not 1st of mth), then freestyle £8
Stafford Hall, Costessey Centre, Longwater Lane, Norwich NR8 5AH


EVERYTHING'S JUMPIN' Beginner/Improver Jive lessons
1-hour classes with Nick Kirby ~ see EverythingsJumpin.co.uk
Tuesdays Huntingfield Beg 7:45, Imp 8:45 ~ £6 1 class, £8 both
can also check FACEBOOK


Wed. 22nd Aug - CACTUS STRATFORD freestyle social  [8~10]

Institute Hall, The Row, Higham Road, Stratford St. Mary   CO7 6JU
DJ Texas Tommy for swing dancing ~ next 19/9
£2.50 - BYO drinks — see CactusPromotions.co.uk

Sat. 25th Aug - BLUESTBLUES Midnight Blues & Blutango  [7:30~12]

Village Hall, Aylmer Close, Risby, Bury St. Edmunds   IP28 6RT
MAIN hall : blues tracks ; book to do optional 1-hour lesson/practica before @ 6:30
SMALL hall : Blutango tracks ~ no tandas/cortinas, just mix of traditional/alternative

£12 [£10 if FB flag as Going] ~ see BluestBlues.co.uk  &  FACEBOOK

Sat. 25th Aug - FATS CITY record hop  [7~11:45]

Budworth Hall, Ongar   CM5 9JG £7 - guest DJ Texas Tommy ~ as per ⟨22nd Dec.⟩

Sat. 25th Aug - MONEWDEN 40s HANGAR DANCE == CANCELLED


Sun. 26th Aug - CHURCH OF BALBOA class/workshop/social  [1~4]

Community Centre, Camping Land, Beech Close (off London St A1065), Swaffham   PE37 7RB
with Andy Clark — £8 adv, £10 otd ~ see FACEBOOK
[mostly] last Sun. of month ~ 26/8    also 30/9,28/10,25/11,16/12

Wed. 29th Aug - SUFFOLKTANGO Degero's Milonga  [7:30~10:30]

Degero Bistro, 11 St. Nicholas Street, Ipswich (town centre)   IP1 1TH
DJ Cliff - £4 (please buy a drink) ~ usually last Wed. of mth ~ next 26/9,31/10,28/11
[free parking in local area after 7p.m.]

Fri. 31st Aug - "MOMENTS" 1930s & 1940s Dance  [7:30~11:30]

Kessingland Working Mens Club, The Avenue, Kessingland   NR33 7QD
DJs Three Bits of Rhythm & Vintage Rob
£5 otd - licensed bar

Sat. 1st Sep - LOUISIANA Linedance

Martlesham Comm. Hall * was Rancher * UNFORTUNATELY CANCELLED *

Sat. 1st Sep - SEARCHLIGHT Swing Dance  [7:30~11:30]

Ashingdon & East Hawkwell Memorial Hall, Ashingdon Road, Rochford   SS4 3HF
40's/50's-style music by DJ Mr. Dickie Bows (Mrs) & dancing with Air Raid Jive
for Swing, Balboa, Shag & Stroll ~ 40's period dress welcome
£7 - free tea/coffee, no bar, BYO drink/nibbles ~ contact Chris 07721 691932 / Rose 07712 176361

Sun. 2nd Sep - End-of-Summer Milonga (Tango) Tea-Dance [5~9]

Riverside Centre, Stratford St. Andrew (A12 near Saxmundham)   IP17 1LL
DJ Graham with mix of traditional tango, milonga & vals, + occasional contemporary tango track
£7 incl. delicious cakes & goodies — everyone welcome ~ see SuffolkTango.org.uk

Fri. 7th Sep - CONCLUB CHELMSFORD R'n'R record hop  [7:15~11:30]

101 Moulsham Street (corner Braemar Ave), Chelmsford, Essex   CM2 0JG
DJ Maurice's Rockin' Machine ~ great 50's R'n'R music • bar • cash raffle
£2 - info 07951 595786 • see ConClubChelmsford.co.uk
FRIDAYS mostly fortnightly ~ Sep.21,Oct.5 & 19,Nov.2 & 16,Dec.7 & 21

Fri. 7th Sep ~~ Sun. 9th - CACTUS “FLAPLINS” Weekender

Institute Hall, The Row, Higham Road, Stratford St. Mary   CO7 6JU
DJs incl. Texas Tommy & Vintage Rob for various sessions
see CactusPromotions.co.uk

Fri. 7th Sep ~~ Sun. 9th - ESSEX SWING FESTIVAL W/E

Rawlight Studios, 8 Grainger Road, Southend   SS2 5BZ
Fri./Sat./Sun. evening socials to top Live Bands & Swing DJs
Workshops from 12~5 Sat./Sun. + Taster Classes — see 
jiveswing.com

Tue. 11th Sep - COLCHESTER BLUES 6-week modern blues course  [8~10]

Great Bromley Village Hall, Parsons Hill, Great Bromley   CO7 7JA
hosted by Debbie - 1½ hour lesson [inc. short teabreak] + ½ hour Q&A / practice session
in association with Sara White's Blues Nites - more info bluesnites.co.uk
£60 for 6 weeks ~ see FACEBOOK     [w/s+T-dances 19/8,21/10,16/12 cancelled]

Fri. 14th Sep - BURYTANGO Milonga  [8~11:30]

Hunter Club, 6 St Andrews Street South, Bury St Edmund   IP33 3PH
DJ Esme playing mix of traditional & alternative music
£7 ~ bar available • nibbles provided • everyone welcome

Fri. 14th Sep - HUKILAU HAWAIIAN night 40s/50s dance  [7~11]

New Sheringham Community Centre, Holway Road, Sheringham   NR26 8NP
DJs The Muffin Man & Earl Harlem ~ no bar ~ BYO drinks/nibbles
£8 ~ for tkts contact Nigel/Gill 07986 011863/07903 556615 - see jivebunnies.com

2018  SAVE DATES  ⟨⟩ - TERESA JAY STRICTLY Ballroom & Latin Social  [7:30~10:30]

Bealings Village Hall, Lodge Road, Little Bealings   IP13 6LH
£15 couple • good parking, BYO drinks/nibbles • NO Sequence
see TeresaJay.co.uk ~ 15/9, 20/10, 17/11, 22/12

Sat. 15th Sep - NAUTICAL THEME 40s/50s dance  [7~11]

New Sheringham Community Centre, Holway Road, Sheringham   NR26 8NP
DJs The Muffin Man & Guest t.b.a. ~ no bar ~ BYO drinks/nibbles
£8 ~ for tkts contact Nigel/Gill 07986 011863/07903 556615 - see jivebunnies.com

Sat. 15th Sep - RED HOT & ROCKIN band night  [7:30~12]

Bocking Arts Theatre Institute Bldg, 15 Bocking End, Braintree   CM7 9AE
Rockin'em  ~ 50's R'n'R, Rockabilly, Doo-Wop • cheap bar • guest DJ Gary Little
£12 otd, £10 adv. ~ more info : Mark V/Lin 07949 169433 ~ see FACEBOOK

Sat. 15th Sep - ROCKIN' at Broomfield Legion  == CANCELLED


Sat. 15th Sep - BALLROOM RHYTHMS monthly dance  [7:30~11]

Marks Tey Village Hall   CO6 1EJ £6 ~ as per ⟨15th Dec.⟩ (next 27/10)

Sun. 16th Sep - FATS CITY record hop  [2~5:30]

Budworth Hall, Ongar   CM5 9JG £5 ~ as per ⟨2nd Dec.⟩

Sun. 16th Sep - ROCKINGFOXES R'n'R record hop  [2~5]

Eye Community Centre, Magdalen Street, Eye, Suffolk   IP23 7AJ
DJ Crazy Nadge ~ resfreshments & cake included
£5.50 ~ see rockingfoxes.co.uk - [also 14/10,11/11,9/12 at new venue]
Sun. 16th Sep - CHOCKSAWAY    entertaining outdoors 
Helmingham Plant Fair 
[10~4]


Helmingham Hall, Helmingham, Stowmarket, Suffolk   IP14 6EF
with swing DJ Big John's Special + dancers ~ see ChocksAwayForDancing.com & FACEBOOK
£7 adults, children free ~ part of Suffolk Plant Heritage Autumn Plant Fair
for full info see Helmingham.com

Wed. 19th Sep - CACTUS STRATFORD freestyle social  [8~10]

Institute Hall, The Row, Higham Road, Stratford St. Mary   CO7 6JU
DJ Texas Tommy for swing dancing
£2.50 - BYO drinks — see CactusPromotions.co.uk

Sat. 22nd Sep - BADGER BOOGIE swing dance  [7~11:45]

Witham Public Hall, Collingwood Road, Witham   CM8 2DY
DJs Texas Tommy + Vintage Rob ~ i.a.o. Essex Wildlife Trust [essexwt.org.uk]
parking opp. hall (50p) • raffle • free tea/coffee, BYO drinks
£10 otd, £8 adv. via 01621 862960 / events@essexwt.org.uk - see BadgerBoogie.co.uk

Sat. 22nd Sep - LEIGH TANGO Milonga (with lesson)  [6:30~11:30]

Strictly Smartz studio, 1A Elm Road, Leigh   SS9 1SW
with 'Milonga-style' class first ¾-hour with Luis & Samira, then DJ'ing by Chris Jordan
£10 ~ free light buffet - see FACEBOOK ~ next one 24th Nov.

Sat. 22nd Sep - DANCEASY AUTUMN DANCE  [7~10:30]

Copdock Village Hall, London Road (old A12, opp. Best Western Ipswich hotel), Copdock   IP8 3JN
Ballroom / Latin based social with some fun/party dances • good parking
dress-code: smart casual, licensed bar, BYO nibbles • raffle i.a.o. Help for Heroes [prize donations welcome]
£6 - info/tkts from hosts Sharon & Graham 07946 347167 / 07790 230651 ~ see danceasy.co.uk

Wed. 26th Sep - SUFFOLKTANGO Milonga at Degero's  [7:30~10:30]

Degero Bistro, 11 St. Nicholas Street, Ipswich (town centre)   IP1 1TH
£4 (please buy a drink) ~ usually last Wed. of mth ~ next 31/10,28/11

Sat. 29th Sep - RED FEATHER 200th Mission 40’s/50’s dance

Red Feather Club, Horham, Denham (near Eye) Suffolk   IP21 5DG
featuring western swing from Junction 55 & guest DJ’s Gypsy John & The Mailman
more info t.b.a. …

Sat. 29th Sep - ROCK AROUND THE DOCK RnR band night  [7:30~12:30]

Park Pavilion, Barrack Lane, Dovercourt, Harwich, Essex   CO12 3NS
Shane & the Korrados + DJ Rockin' Roland
£8 adv. tkts, £10 OTD - contact Art 07886 799193/Rachel 07919 527676 ~ see FACEBOOK

Sat. 29th Sep - JIVEBUNNIES JUMP JIVE night  [7:30~late]

Beccles Public Hall, Smallgate, Beccles, Suffolk   NR34 9AD
DJs The Muffin Man & Major 5x5 playing 40s/50s music • bar
£8, from BPH boxoffice Mo~Sa (01502 770060 or online) - see jivebunnies.com

Sat. 29th Sep - FATS CITY record hop  [7~11:45]

Budworth Hall, Ongar   CM5 9JG £7 ~ as per ⟨22nd Dec.⟩

Sun. 30th Sep - BLUEST BLUES Bluesy Sunday TeaDance  [2~6:30]

Costessey Centre, Norwich   NR8 5AH £10 ~ as per ⟨14th Oct.⟩

Sun. 30th Sep - Helluva Hula charity Tea Dance  [2~5]

Haddiscoe Village Hall, The Street, Haddiscoe, Norfolk   NR14 6PN
DJ's ~ Baker Boy, Ralfie & guest t.b.a.
fundraising for  Palliative Care, ‘The Louise Hamilton Centre’ at JPUH
£5 OTD incl. tea, coffee & home-made cakes ~ see FACEBOOK

Fri. 5th Oct ~~ Sun. 7th - ROYAL SEASIDE STOMP W/E

Royal Hotel, 4 Marine Parade, Great Yarmouth   NR30 3AE
eclectic mix of 50's R&B, Swing & Western Swing + vintage stalls …
DJs include Texas Tommy , Vintage Rob + guests

SAVE DATES  ⟨⟩ - BLUESTBLUES BluTango  [7:30~11:30]

Stafford Hall, Costessey Centre, Longwater Lane, Norwich   NR8 5AH
hosted by Carol ~ £10 — good parking - see BluestBlues.co.uk
6th Oct [see FACEBOOK]    + 3rd Nov, 1st Dec

Sat. 6th Oct - FOXYROCK R'n'R Club BAND night  [8~late]

Mistley Village Hall, Shrubland Road, Mistley (nr. Manningtree), Essex   CO11 1HS
Fever + resident DJ Crazy Nadge
£7 members / £10 guests — see Foxyrock.co.uk

Sun. 7th Oct - FATS CITY record hop  [2~5:30]

Budworth Hall, Ongar   CM5 9JG £5 ~ as per ⟨2nd Dec.⟩

Fri. 12th Oct - ROCK-OLA band night  [7:30~11:15]

No.1 Hall, The Paddocks, Long Road, Canvey Island, Essex   SS8 0JA
Rockin' The Joint + DJ Rockin' Ralph playing 50's style R'n'R music
£10 ( £1 for U16's )  —  see FACEBOOK or phone Karen 07398 061220

Fri. 12th Oct - BURYTANGO Milonga  [8~11:30]

Hunter Club, 6 St Andrews Street South, Bury St Edmund   IP33 3PH
mix of traditional, nuevo & alternative music
£7 ~ bar available • nibbles provided • everyone welcome

Sat. 13th Oct - ROCKIN' at Broomfield Legion  == CANCELLED


Sat. 13th Oct - Jiveswing RETRO Swingin' Saturday  [8~12]

Great Baddow RBL   CM2 7RA £8/£10 ~ as per ⟨8th Dec.⟩ (next 10/11)

Sun. 14th Oct - ROCKINGFOXES R'n'R record hop  [2~5]

Occold Village Hall, Mill Road, Occold, Suffolk   IP23 7PN
DJ Crazy Nadge ~ resfreshments & cake included
£5.50 [NEW VENUE] ~ see rockingfoxes.co.uk - [also 11/11 9/12]

Sun. 14th Oct - BLUEST BLUES Bluesy Sunday TeaDance  [2~6:30]

Stafford Hall, Costessey Centre, Longwater Lane, Norwich   NR8 5AH
£10 ~ hosted by Carol • good parking — see BluestBlues.co.uk

Fri. 19th Oct - BLUEST BLUES Blue Magic late-night freestyle  [8~3]

Connaught Rooms, Attleborough   NR17 2AS £10 ~ as per ⟨30th Nov.⟩

Sat. 27th Oct - CACTUS STOMP  [7:30~12]

Institute Hall, The Row, Higham Road, Stratford St. Mary   CO7 6JU
DJ Vintage Rob for swing dancing
£6 - tea, coffee & cakes supplied, BYO drinks — see CactusPromotions.co.uk

Sat. 27th Oct - FATS CITY record hop  [7~11:45]

Budworth Hall, Ongar   CM5 9JG £7 ~ as per ⟨22nd Dec.⟩

Sat. 27th Oct - BALLROOM RHYTHMS monthly dance  [7:30~11]

Marks Tey Village Hall   CO6 1EJ £6 ~ as per ⟨15th Dec.⟩ (next 17/11)

Wed. 31st Oct - LOUISIANA Linedance Halloween Party  [7:30~11]

Martlesham Community Hall, Old Felixstowe Road, Martlesham   IP12 4PB
The Keeleys ~ BYO drinks/snacks
£7 ~ proceeds to Cancer Research UK
see Louisiana‑Linedance.co.uk ~ contact Louise 01449 771632

Wed. 31st Oct - SUFFOLKTANGO Degero's Milonga  [7:30~10:30]

Degero Bistro, 11 St. Nicholas Street, Ipswich (town centre)   IP1 1TH
£4 (please buy a drink) ~ usually last Wed. of mth ~ next 28/11

Fri. 2nd Nov - "MOMENTS" 1930s & 1940s Dance  [7:30~11:30]

Kessingland Working Mens Club, The Avenue, Kessingland   NR33 7QD
DJs Three Bits of Rhythm & Vintage Rob
£5 otd - licensed bar

Sat. 3rd Nov - RED HOT & ROCKIN record hop  [7:30~12]

Bocking Arts Theatre Institute Bldg, 15 Bocking End, Braintree   CM7 9AE
50's R'n'R, Rockabilly, Doo-Wop • cheap bar • large carpark ; guest DJ The Professor
£6 ~ more info : Mark V/in 07949 169433 ~ see FACEBOOK

Sat. 3rd Nov - POPPY Swing Dance  [7:30~11:30]

RBL Memorial Hall, Newland Street, Witham, Essex   CM8 2AZ
DJ Dinger — i.a.o. Royal British Legion  Poppy Appeal
allied / civilian dress much appreciated
£8 ~ incl. tea/coffee/doughnuts, BYO drinks • more info Christine 07721 691932

Sat. 3rd Nov - BALBOA & SHAG BALL  [7:30~11:30

Swaffham Assembly Rooms, 13 Market Place, Swaffham   PE37 7AB
Jack Calloway Dance Band, + DJ Andy AV8 playing 78RPM bakelite records
licensed bar ; ample parking
£15 - order from jumpjive.swing@gmail.com or 07725 939223
[£16.31 online via eventbrite.co.uk]

Sun. 4th Nov - FATS CITY record hop  [2~5:30]

Budworth Hall, Ongar   CM5 9JG £5 ~ as per ⟨2nd Dec.⟩

Fri. 9th Nov - BURYTANGO Milonga  [8~11:30]

Hunter Club, 6 St Andrews Street South, Bury St Edmund   IP33 3PH
mix of traditional, nuevo & alternative music
£7 ~ bar available • nibbles provided • everyone welcome

Sat. 10th Nov - ROCKIN' at Broomfield Legion  == CANCELLED


Sat. 10th Nov - Jiveswing RETRO Swingin' Saturday  [8~12]

Great Baddow RBL   CM2 7RA £8/£10 ~ as per ⟨8th Dec.⟩

Sat. 10th Nov - SUGAR TOWN STRUT - Jive/Swing Dance  [8~12]

Village Hall, Aylmer Close, Risby, Bury St. Edmunds   IP28 6RT
Si Cranstoun & his band + swing DJ Paul playing 40's/50's R&B, Swing & Jazz
large dance-floor • soft drinks included • anything stronger, BYO
£15 adv., £18 otd (if avail.) — see GetInTheSwing.com  [was orig. 20th Oct.]

Sat. 10th Nov - ONYX SPEAKEASY dance  [7:30~11]

Ilketshall St Andrew Village Hall, Top Road, Ilketshall St Andrew, Beccles   NR34 8JA
DJs ‘Shellac78’ playing "Ice Cool" Jazz and "Sizzling hot Swing" on 78’s
wear your finest threads for evening of splendour & dance ...
£5 ~ contact Andy AV8 07788 966640 ~ licensed bar • please DO NOT BYO alcohol

Sun. 11th Nov - WRENTHAM 45s Tea Dance  [2~5:30]

Wrentham Village Hall, London Road (A12), Wrentham, Suffolk   NR34 7HJ
resident DJ Three Bits of Rhythm + guest DJs
£5 - an afternoon of 40's Swing & 50's R&B ~ incl. tea/coffee/cakes

Sat. 17th Nov - HEYBRIDGE VINTAGE dance  [7~11,  D.O. 6:45]

Plantation Hall, Colchester Road, Heybridge, Maldon   CM9 4AL
with DJ  Texas Tommy  playing mix of 40's & 50's music
tea & biscuits provided • BYO booze • period dress optional
£6 ~ o.t.d. or reserve via Mandy 01621 852471 (leave msg)

Sat. 17th Nov - BALLROOM RHYTHMS monthly dance  [7:30~11]

Marks Tey Village Hall   CO6 1EJ £6 ~ as per ⟨15th Dec.⟩

Sun. 18th Nov - CACTUS TEA DANCE  [3~6]

Institute Hall, The Row, Higham Road, Stratford St. Mary   CO7 6JU
DJ Texas Tommy & guest DJ t.b.a.
£6 - tea, coffee & cakes supplied, BYO drinks — see CactusPromotions.co.uk

Fri. 23rd Nov - BLUEST BLUES Feelgood Friday  [8~1]

Connaught Rooms, Station Road, Attleborough, Norfolk   NR17 2AS
£10 ~ hosted by Carol • good parking  —  see BluestBlues.co.uk

Sat. 24th Nov - HARDWICK HOP  [7:30~11:30]

Topcroft Social Club, Topcroft Street, Bungay, Norfolk   NR35 2BJ
DJs Vintage Rob, The Mailman & ScatKat playing Swing, R&B + R'n'R
special Vinyl Only night ~ licensed bar, raffle, ample free parking
£5 OTD - IAO Topcroft Recreation Ground ~ see FACEBOOK

Sat. 24th Nov - BADGERBOOGIE swing dance  [7~11:45]

Venture Centre 2000, Bromley Road, Lawford, Manningtree   CO11 2JE
DJs Andy AV8 & Baker Boy playing for Swing Jive, Lindy, Balboa, R'n'R, Stroll
£10 otd, £8 advance via 01621 862960 / events@essexwt.org.uk
free tea/coffee, bar available ~ please do not BYO drinks
see BadgerBoogie.co.uk — i.a.o. Essex Wildlife Trust [essexwt.org.uk]

Sat. 24th Nov - FATS CITY record hop  [7~11:45]

Budworth Hall, Ongar   CM5 9JG £7  ~ as per ⟨22nd Dec.⟩

Sat. 24th Nov - LEIGH TANGO Milonga (with lesson)  [6:30~11:30]

Strictly Smartz studio, 1A Elm Road, Leigh   SS9 1SW
with 'Milonga-style' class first ¾-hour with Luis & Samira, DJ for freestyle t.b.a.
£10 ~ free light buffet - see FACEBOOK

Wed. 28th Nov - SUFFOLKTANGO Degero's Milonga  [7:30~10:30]

Degero Bistro, 11 St. Nicholas Street, Ipswich (town centre)   IP1 1TH
£4 (please buy a drink) ~ usually last Wed. of month

Fri. 30th Nov - STRATFORD BALLYHOO ~ BALBOA dance  [7:30~11]

Institute Hall, The Row, Higham Road, Stratford St. Mary   CO7 6JU
DJ Andy AV8 Garner with John & Caroline hosting lesson 1st hour
£5 • BYO drinks - see Balboatime.co.uk

Fri. 30th Nov - BLUEST BLUES Blue Magic late-night freestyle  [8~3]

Connaught Rooms, Station Road, Attleborough, Norfolk   NR17 2AS
£10 ~ hosted by Carol • good parking — see BluestBlues.co.uk

Sat. 1st Dec - JIVEBUNNIES VINTAGE VICTORIA XMAS Dinner  [7:30~late]

Victoria Hotel, Kirkley Cliff Road (B1532), Lowestoft   NR33 0BZ
with DJ The Muffinman ~ playing tunes from 40s/50s ~ rooms available via hotel …
more info t.b.a. ~ contact Nigel & Gill 07986 011863/07903 556615 - see jivebunnies.com

Sat. 1st Dec - FOXYROCK R'n'R Club XMAS Party  [8~late]

Mistley Village Hall, Shrubland Road, Mistley (nr. Manningtree), Essex   CO11 1HS
Berni Woods & the Forest Fires + resident DJ Crazy Nadge
£7 members / £10 guests ~ see Foxyrock.co.uk

Sun. 2nd Dec - FATS CITY record hop  [2~5:30]

Budworth Hall, High Street, Chipping Ongar, Essex   CM5 9JG
DJ Dinger ~ bar, large sprung dancefloor, free carpark opp.
£5 — for info, contact Dinger 07766 626480

Sat. 8th Dec - RED HOT & ROCKIN XMAS gig  [7:30~12]

Bocking Arts Theatre Institute Bldg, 15 Bocking End, Braintree   CM7 9AE
50's R'n'R, Rockabilly, Doo-Wop with live-band (tba) & guest DJ Bill Guntrip
cheap bar • large carpark
£12 otd, £10 adv. ~ info Mark V/Lin 07949 169433 ~ see FACEBOOK

Sat. 8th Dec - Jiveswing RETRO Swingin' Saturday  [8~12]

Royal British Legion, Chelwater Road, Great Baddow, Chelmsford   CM2 7RA
Top DJs for social Swing, Jive, Blues & R&B ~ arrive early for fun class suitable for all
£10 otd, 8 adv. bookable via jiveswing.com/booking

Sat. 8th Dec - SEARCHLIGHT Swing Dance  [7:30~11:30]

Royal British Legion Memorial Hall, Newland St, Witham   CM8 2AZ
40's/50's-style music by DJ Mr. Dickie Bows & dancing with Air Raid Jive
for Swing, Balboa, Shag & Stroll ~ 40's period dress welcome
£7 - free tea/coffee, no bar, BYO drink/nibbles ~ contact Chris 07721 691932

Fri. 14th Dec - ROCK-OLA band night  [7:30~11:15]

No.1 Hall, The Paddocks, Long Road, Canvey Island, Essex   SS8 0JA
Phil Haley & His Comments + DJ Rockin' Ralph playing 50's style R'n'R
£10 ( £1 for U16's )  —  see FACEBOOK or phone Karen 07398 061220

Fri. 14th Dec - BURYTANGO Milonga  [8~11:30]

Hunter Club, 6 St Andrews Street South, Bury St Edmund   IP33 3PH
mix of traditional, nuevo & alternative music
£7 ~ bar available • nibbles provided • everyone welcome

Sat. 15th Dec - CACTUS XMAS STOMP  [7:30~12]

Institute Hall, The Row, Higham Road, Stratford St. Mary   CO7 6JU
DJs Texas Tommy & Vintage Rob for swing dancing
£6 - incl. tea, coffee & cakes, BYO drinks — see CactusPromotions.co.uk

Sat. 15th Dec - ROCK AROUND THE DOCK RnR record hop  [7:30~12:30]

Park Pavilion, Barrack Lane, Dovercourt, Harwich, Essex   CO12 3NS
DJ Rockin' Roland
£6 ~ Art 07886 799193/Rachel 07919 527676

Sat. 15th Dec - BALLROOM RHYTHMS monthly dance  [7:30~11]

Marks Tey Village Hall, Old London Road, Marks Tey, Colchester   CO6 1EJ
ballroom, latin & sequence with hosts Ralph, Daphne & Barbara
£6 ~ BYO drinks/snacks • info 01206 871621, 01206 243687 or ballroomrhythms@gmail.com

Fri. 21st Dec - BLUEST BLUES XMAS Party late-night freestyle  [8~3]

Connaught Rooms, Station Road, Attleborough, Norfolk   NR17 2AS
£10 ~ hosted by Carol • good parking — see BluestBlues.co.uk

Fri. 21st Dec - XMAS "MOMENTS" 1930s & 1940s Dance  [7:30~11:30]

Kessingland Working Mens Club, The Avenue, Kessingland   NR33 7QD
DJs Three Bits of Rhythm & Vintage Rob & Lady Angela
£5 otd - licensed bar

Sat. 22nd Dec - FATS CITY record hop  [7~11:45]

Budworth Hall, High Street, Chipping Ongar, Essex   CM5 9JG
with resident DJ Dinger & guest t.b.a
large sprung dancefloor, licensed bar, free carpark opp.
£7 ~ for info, contact Dinger 07766 626480

Sat. 22nd Dec - DANCEASY XMAS DANCE  [7~10:30]

Copdock Village Hall, London Road (old A12, opp. Best Western Ipswich hotel), Copdock   IP8 3JN
Ballroom / Latin based social with some fun/party dances • good parking
dress-code: smart casual, licensed bar, BYO nibbles • raffle i.a.o. Help for Heroes [prize donations welcome]
£6 - info/tkts from hosts Sharon & Graham 07946 347167 / 07790 230651 ~ see danceasy.co.uk

Thu. 27th Dec - TANGO “BETWIXTMAS” Milonga  [4~8]

Riverside Centre, Stratford St. Andrew (A12 near Saxmundham)   IP17 1LL
everyone welcome ~ more info t.b.a. - see SuffolkTango.org.uk

Sat. 29th Dec - Masquerade Big Band Dance  [7:30~12, DO 7]

Delphi Centre, Alexandra Road (off Newton Rd.), Sudbury, Suffolk   CO10 2RR
Swing Machine Big Band (17-piece) & DJ Mayfair Music (during intervals)
playing for dancing thru' the decades 20's~60's — see DanceWithUsSuffolk.co.uk
Black Tie Charity dance i.a.o. "UPBEAT" Heart Support
dress to impress, ladies come in decade you most enjoy • licensed bar • BYO nibbles, but NOT drinks
tickets £16.50 ~ tkts via Sudbury tourist office (library) or contact Phil 07909 993799

Mon. 31st Dec - CACTUS NEW YEAR Dance/SLEEPOVER  [8:30~1]

Institute Hall, The Row, Higham Road, Stratford St. Mary   CO7 6JU
Host DJ Texas Tommy & guest DJ Vintage Rob + guest
caravans/motorhomes welcome to overnight, but booking essential
£8 for dance, £12 p.p. to also overstay • free tea/coffee/nibbles ~ see CactusPromotions.co.uk

Sun. 27th Jan'19 - WRENTHAM 45s Tea Dance  [2~5:30]

Wrentham Village Hall, London Road (A12), Wrentham, Suffolk   NR34 7HJ
resident DJ Three Bits of Rhythm + guest DJ(s) TBA
£5 - an afternoon of 40's Swing & 50's R&B ~ incl. tea/coffee/cakes

Fri. 15th Mar'19 ~~ Mon 19th Frisking the Whiskers Swing Dance W/E

Pontin's Pakefield Holiday Park, London Road, Kessingland, Lowestoft   NR33 7PF
Friday Hot House Four • Saturday Big Six • Sunday Juke Joint Royals
at least 8 DJs over w/e ~ Teachers include Lee & Seema for Lindy
+ Peter Ayre & Janet Willis-Davenport for Shag
+ Paul Crook & Natasha Hall for Balboa, + more t.b.a.
see FACEBOOK ~ register at Frisking‑The-Whiskers.co.uk

Sat. 13th Jul-2019 - RED HOT & ROCKIN band night  [7:30~12:30]

Bocking Arts Theatre Institute Bldg, 15 Bocking End, Braintree   CM7 9AE
Memphis Lee & the Creepers ~ 50's R'n'R, Rockabilly, Doo-Wop • cheap bar • large carpark
more info : Mark V/Lin 07949 169433 ~ see FACEBOOK

otd ≡ on the door   •   adv ≡ advance (booking/reserve)   •  
d.o. ≡ doors open   •   w/s ≡ workshop  •  opp ≡ opposite   •  
tba ≡ to be advised   •   byo ≡ bring your own   •  
iao ≡ in aid of   •   tkts ≡ tickets

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