Private Workshops

Are you a group leader? Do want to organise your own workshop with a group of friends?

Or do you run a group and want to bring the fun and energy of Lindy Hop to your community or event? We offer a selection of classes guaranteed to get everyone moving and smiling. 

Got something else in mind? Let's have a chat! Contact us here.

Lindy Hop  - Basics

Learn how to Lindy Hop and have fun with this social dancing style. We’ll get your feet moving as you learn to swing out and turn with the music.

Lindy Hop  - Basics Plus

Time to get playful with the Lindy Hop as we show you how to hit the music breaks, feel the rhythm and add a real swing style to your dancing.

Hand-to-Hand Charleston 

Learn how to dance the Charleston with a partner – a cheeky dance that gives you plenty of scope to show off your personal style.

Solo Charleston Level 1 --- Joo-Lee

Add some solo jazz steps to your Charleston and boost the style of your partner dancing. Learn how to stretch, twist, and add fancy footwork and arms to you movement. 

Shim Sham

AThis group line dance started in Harlem in the 1930s and is now performed at swing dances all over the world. Join in for lots of fun with rhythms and styling.

The Fine Art of DJing --- Andy

Interested in DJing? Or want to know what DJs do? This is a rare chance to learn from one of the UK’s top swing and blues DJs. Andy will share his knowledge of equipment, choosing music, reading the floor, making a set flow and a dancefloor come alive. 

You don’t even need a dance floor for this - just a 6 ft table near a power supply and somewhere for people to sit.

About Joo-Lee & Andy

Joo-Lee & Andy of ‘DJam Swing Dance Festival’ have coached actors to dance in TV dramas including United starring David Tennant. Always engaging and fun, they love to share their joy of the Lindy Hop through their classes and workshops.

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DJ Andy

Andy is one of the UK’s top swing and blues DJs and much sought after by international swing dance festivals such as Herrang, Chase Festival, Swing Summit & Hullazpoppin to name a few.  

DJ Andy - longer bio

Andy Lewis has been DJing since a magical moment in 2007, when he watched a small change in the energy and tempo of the music galvanise and rejuvenate a dance floor. He has gone on to develop his DJing for Lindy Hop, Balboa and Blues, and has a real talent for picking out music that is aimed at dancers. He loves to work the atmosphere of a floor, creating a flow of music and energy that inspires dancers to create extraordinary moments in their dancing. He has DJ’d many times at events in the UK and across Europe, including ESDC, DJam, Herrang, Snowball, ELX, Hullzapoppin, LSF, Spoonful, Blues Baby Blues and Tenhola, amongst many others.



Put a Swing in Your Step & Do a Charleston!

Do a Charleston for an outdoot event

Pactising with beginners after a workshop

A lesson recap after a beginner's class