Tonight – End of term social!

Monday 19th December is our last GLH Monday before Christmas!

No classes this time, just an evening of social dancing followed by drinks in the pub.

7.30pm – Social dancing
9.30pm onwards – Drinks upstairs in Blackfriars

Bring or bake something tasty for the treats table, put some tinsel in your hair and enjoy a festive evening with your fellow dancers. Christmas tunes guaranteed.

See you there!

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Glasgow Swing and Blues Christmas party! – 15th December

Glasgow Lindy Hoppers are teaming up with our friends at Glasgow Swing Dance Society Thursday Night Blues for a joint Christmas party!

We’re taking over the upstairs bar at Avant Garde where we’ll have great music, lots of dancing, a silent film projection and lots of other surprises.

And best of all…it’s free entrance!

Thursday 15th December
7.30pm-midnight
Avant Garde, King St, Glasgow

Hope you can join us!

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Try swing dancing for free with GLH!

Next Monday 7th November we are hosting a free swing dancing taster class! If you haven’t made it along to a class yet this is the perfect opportunity.

Lindy hop came out of the jazz clubs and ballrooms of Harlem in the 1920s. It was popular in the 1930s and 40s, but is still danced all over the world today!

In this free taster class we will take you through some simple, fun moves to get you dancing straight away.

When: 7pm, Monday 7th November
Where: Blackfriars basement, Bell St
How much: Free!

No experience required, this class is aimed at complete beginners. No need to bring a partner but feel free to bring friends!

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Celebrate our 5th birthday this Sunday!

You are cordially invited to attend the 5th Birthday Party of Glasgow Lindyhoppers!

We’ve been teaching, dancing, performing and generally spreading the dancing love in Glasgow for 5 years now and think it’s about time to celebrate!

Join us for an afternoon of music, dancing, cakes, games, balloons and many more exciting things. We’re taking over the beautiful Hop Room at West Brewery and will be looking forward to seeing friends old and new for a dance.

Like any good 5th birthday party we’re expecting your finest party clothes, uncomfortable string hats and a couple of tantrums over who won pass the parcel. No tears please. Parents can pick you from 8pm (or stick around for a beer).

When: Sunday 9th October, 4pm-8pm
Where: Hop Room, WEST Brewery, Glasgow Green
Entry: £5

See you on the dancefloor!

Free swing dancing taster class – Monday 5th September!

Come and try swing dancing for free with Glasgow Lindyhoppers!

Whether you’re looking for a new hobby, want to meet people, are eager to strut your stuff on the dance floor or just love the music – this your chance to try swing dancing for free in a fun taster class!

Where: Sloans Ballrom, 108 Argyle St, Glasgow G2 8BG
When: Monday 5th September, 7pm – 8.15pm
How much: Free!

Swing dancing is a term that defines a number of styles including lindy hop, charleston and jazz steps. It originated in jazz clubs in Harlem in the 1920s and was danced through to the 1950s. It is danced all over the world today and is a great way to spend a Monday night.

In this taster class we will show you a few basic moves to get you swinging across the floor, and demonstrate the kind of things you could learn by coming to our classes.

The class is aimed at complete beginners, you don’t have to have done any kind of dancing before. No partner required but feel free to bring friends!

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