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This is a dance information web site that provides details on forthcoming Modern Jive, Swing, Lindy Hop, Rock 'n' Roll, Ballroom, Salsa, Tango, Cajun Zydeco and many other partner dance events, freestyles and workshops run by clubs and independent organisers in the south west region. Also listed is information about local dance clubs, live music suitable for dancing and national and international dance links.

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Hope to see you on the dance floor soon!        Paul "Zoot" Thornton signature

Quote - Life may not be the party we hoped for but while we are here we might as well dance!

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Sunday 2nd October3pm-5:30pmThe Bank, 5 St Andrews Road, ExmouthSwing jazz, lovely food and a glass of wine - the perfect setting for an afternoon of live music from swing/jazz band Just Misbehavin' featuring vocalist Lynn Thornton. PLUS, there is space for dancing if you fancy it!FREE01395 279552
Saturday 8th October8pm-1amAxminster Guildhall, West Street, Axminster 'Late' freestyle with DJ Russell Payne. An uptempo, uplifting mix of floorfillers until midnight, followed by 'Late Lounge' style music till 1am. A wonderful venue with one of the very best dance floors around, licensed bar and a friendly atmosphere. Free tea, coffee & biscuits served after midnight. Plenty of free car parking nearby and an incredibly popular event, so please arrive early to ensure admission.£8 before 9pm, £9 thereafter07967 282585 or
Saturday 8th October7:30pm-10:30pm (doors 7:15pm)St James's Church Hall, Mount Pleasant Road, ExeterCome Dancing with Hayley presents a relaxed, friendly and informal ballroom social dance. Plenty of room to stride out, spread your wings, practice and enjoy. If you want low key on a Saturday night, then this is for you! On site parking and drinks included, but it is 'bring and share' so bring some nibbles!£501392 257426 or 07900 907970
Sunday 9th October4pm-6pmCavendish Hotel, Belgrave Road, TorquayAs part of the Palm Swings Festival, live music and dancing with local jazz/swing band Just Misbehavin' featuring vocalist Lynn Thornton. A three day swing dance extravaganza taking place over the weekend of the 7th-9th October 2015 in Torquay. Prices range from £5 to see Just Misbehavin' on Sunday afternoon, to £TBA for a social pass, to £TBA for a full weekend residential pass. Full details on festival web site.Contact
Saturday 15th October8pm-midnightFreshwater Beach Holiday Park, Burton Bradstock, freestyle night with all the best in modern jive music from DJ Russell Payne. A brilliant venue set in a stunning location near Bridport which is really easy to find. Large wooden dance floor, loads of seating, free car parking and a licensed bar.£8 before 9pm, £9 thereafter07967 282585 or
Sunday 16th October2pm-5:30pm (doors 1:45pm)Clyst St George Parish Hall, Woodbury Road, Clyst St GeorgeBeginners / improvers Lindy Hop workshop with Lynn and Paul of South West Swing. Come and learn the basics of this great swing dance in a very relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Tea, coffee, soft drinks, biscuits, cake and fruit included! Pre-booking essential.£10 per person on the day or £9 per session in advance when paid as a 4 session block07792 211032 or

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