Welcome to Jive and Swing in Berkshire
Also serving south Oxfordshire, north west Surrey and north east Hampshire.
Check out our extensive program of classes in five dance styles and pick a start date. More classes coming later this year.
Discounted beginners offers.
Also see our REGULAR BAND NIGHTS and record hops.
We also offer private tuition, DJ services, etc.
Up to 5 evenings of tuition and frequent social events with venues across Reading and Wokingham plus some special workshops.
Have you never danced before? Do you have 2 left feet? Are you sometimes dance-shy at parties? Or are you in need of a routine for your wedding or other special event?
Our beginners classes are designed to get everyone social dancing. Join our friendly group sessions and you will soon be part of the action. Dancing benefits your body, your mind and your social life.
Regular start dates for new beginners
NEW STROLL AND JIVE on MONDAYS: see launch offers
REVISED CHARLESTON and LINDY HOP on TUESDAYS
EXTENDED JIVE and SOCIAL DANCING on WEDNESDAYS
EXTENDED CHARLESTON, JIVE and BOOGIE on THURSDAYS
WEEKENDS SWING on SUNDAYS
BIGGER INTRO DISCOUNTS
If you do not require a beginners introduction you may apply to join us on any date.
1950s ROCK 'N' ROLL JIVE
Mondays - Tilehurst in Reading from 8.15 pm
Wednesdays - Wokingham / Bracknell from 7.45 pm
Thursdays - Caversham in Reading from 8.00 pm
Authentic American 6-beat jive, just perfect for dancing to rock 'n' roll and rhythm 'n' blues. Guys and Gals get to grips with this very accessible vintage social dance.
Mondays - Tilehurst in Reading from 7.15 pm
Line dancing to rocking and swinging music. Improve your dance ability and get some welcome exercise. Great music with slower and medium tempos.
Thursdays - Caversham in Reading from 9.20 pm
Mondays - Tilehurst in Reading (coming soon)
With more variation and styling than Jive, Jitterbug Boogie is great for music from the 1940s including slower tempos.
LINDY HOP AND CHARLESTON
Tuesdays - Reading (Redlands) from 8.00 pm
Sundays - South Reading / Wokingham from 7.00 pm
Thursdays - Caversham in Reading Charleston from 7.20
Sumptuous swing dancing. Lindy Hop was, born in New York's Harlem ballrooms, full of fun and variety, appealing across generations. A classy free-style partner dance, perfect for playful self-expression. Charleston can be danced solo or partnered and can be used to add extra flash and pizzaz to your Lindy Hop, Jitterbug and Jive.
In addition to a wide range of classes we also organise top-class social dance events includng live band events.
Reading Rock and Roll
Wokingham Rock and Roll
Goody Goody Swing Dance Practice Sessions