DB 2018 Flyer

Last weekend saw us attend the 2018 DB Lindy Hop Weekender  in Worcester hosted by the fabulous Colin and Izzy. Friday night kicked off with a social dance with live music from Gordon Webster and his band. If you haven’t come across Gordon Webster before, then you should especially if you get the opportunity to see him live. Some of the band had had some travel delays so weren’t there but you would not have known there were some different musicians playing.  More about Gordon later…. I opted to do the Improver level as a lead for this weekend. Yikes! There was no need toRead More →

Thank you to all those who attended class last night, and welcome to the new people and our flying visit ‘one night only’ appearance from a Plymouthian! Last nights class was Week 6 of this block – after 4 weeks of building technique and content, recapping in Week 5 , everyone deserves a little break = fun week! Bring on solo dancing! I had had several conversations over the weekend about music and dancing, and had opted to use a modern track ‘That Man’ by Caro Emerald. A fabulous upbeat song with plenty of rhythms to play with. Everyone worked so hard and we gotRead More →

 A trip abroad As September came to a close and the autumn weather started to take hold, an adventure was waiting. Now adventure might be a little overly dramatic, after all it’s dancing and Spain but as my dance weekends away this year come to an end this penultimate venture has all the hallmarks of being a regular on my dance calendar. Sunshine, dancing and friends. The Calpe Swing Fiesta was billed as a weekend dance camp with the focus on relaxing with the option of staying extra nights including dancing in the evenings and optional events during the day, rather than all out workshops.Read More →

Edinburgh Lindy Exchange So the newly formed Lindy Hop Birmingham go on an adventure to the Edinburgh Lindy Exchange (ELX). In preparation for this we’ve booked flights, arranged hosting with Sam’s sister who conveniently lives within 30 minutes of all the venues and ordered T Shirts to publicise our venture. Fortunately the T Shirts arrive Friday morning and the we’re off flying from BHX it takes an hour in the air and we’re in sunny Edinburgh. The Friday night social is in full swing when we arrive although swing isn’t what’s happening the Ceilidh is going down a storm. Karl sat this out and gentlyRead More →