Things We Like…

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

Reading Swing Exchange
An epic weekend of swing dance and related events taking place over the first weekend of September!

The Silver Heels
Local charleston/swing jazz band, performing every third Thursday evenings
at The Global Cafe.

The Ding Dong Daddios
Local swing/jump jive band, performing every fourth Thursday evenings
at The Purple Turtle.

Heather Jayne & The Red Shoes
Berkshire-based band performing swing, blues and soul locally.

Amber & The Professors
New swing jazz band performing locally.

Dancing A Little Further Afield

Hop the Hall
Social dance hosted by Oxford Lindy Hoppers the first Friday evening of each
month in Oxford

Social dance hosted by The Lindy Club in Titchfield. Please see website for
upcoming dates.

Ain’t Misbehavin’
Monthly social dance hosted by the Swing Dance Bristol. Please see website for
upcoming dates.

For Dressing Up

Frock & Roll
Local clothing boutique selling authentic vintage clothes and accessories.

Contrariety Rose
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.

Swung Over
Dancing/Vintage blog by Bobby White.

Ksenia Parkhatskaya
Dancing blog by Ksenia Parkhatskaya.

Dance World Takeover
Dancing blog by Rebecca Brightly.

Wandering & Pondering
Dancing blog by Jerry Almonte.

Lindy Shopper
Vintage attire and shopping guide by Laura Windley.