This is the home of resources and links related to local swing dancing and all things vintage that we’d like to share with you!
For Dancing Nearby
Join Lynn Maslen for weekly Balboa classes at the Rising Sun Arts Centre after our Solo Jazz & Charleston class on Monday evenings.
All Jazzed Up
Jean and Shirley host weekly swing dance classes at Watlington House on Tuesday and Thursday evenings.
Reading Swing Exchange
An epic weekend of swing dance and related events taking place over the first weekend of September!
Dancing A Little Further Afield
Thames Valley Balboa Festival
An annual weekend of Balboa goodness hosted next door in Henley.
Oxford Swing Festival
A weekend of swing dance learning and fun in lovely Oxford.
Oxford Swing Exchange
Our second favourite exchange, it’s an excellent weekend of swing dancing and live music.
Swing Out London
A great resource for finding classes, socials and events happening in London.
National and international event registry for exchanges, workshops and weekenders for all swing dance styles.
Heather Jayne & The Red Shoes
Berkshire-based band performing swing, blues and soul locally.
For Dressing Up
Frock & Roll
Local clothing boutique selling authentic vintage clothes and accessories.
Vintage style handmade clothes and accessories by local designer Louise Butland.
Adrienne Henry Millinery
Vintage style hats and headwear by local designer Adrienne Henry.
Dance & Vintage Resources
The Track Podcast
Audio podcast by Ryan Swift with interviews from notable swing dance figures.
Swing dance discussion space and home to podcasts SwingFlix Movie Reviews and Hey Mr Jesse (music/DJing) as well as live International Lindy Hop Championships streaming.
Dancing/Vintage blog by Bobby White.
Dancing blog by dancer Ksenia Parkhatskaya.
Online swing dance tuition from Evita Arce and Michael Jagger.
Online classes and resources from Jo Hoffberg and Kevin St Laurent.
Dance World Takeover
Dancing blog by Rebecca Brightly.
Wandering & Pondering
Dancing blog by Jerry Almonte.
Vintage attire and shopping guide by Laura Windley.