Upcoming Dates

Saturday, June 9th, 2018

Newark Showground NG24 2NY
Newark NG24 2NY
Price: www.retrofestival.co.uk

This is a really cool festival with several stages offering fantatic music from the best eras in music history.  Join us at the SPITFIRE stage for the afternoon on Saturday.  We had an unbelievable time last year and this year will be at least as good.  Join us!

Wednesday, June 20th, 2018

Crooked Billet
Eat, Drink and Swing merry.
Stoke Row
Nr Henley
Price: Table charge applies

If you haven't been to the Crooked Billet, you haven't enjoyed a top quality meal.  We may, or may not, be in the secret garden and the combination of the most excellent cooking, the summer air and the swinging melodies are a heady mix.  Come join us.  Eat, Drink and Swing merry.

Sunday, July 1st, 2018

Stansted Park Nostalgia Show
the Nostalgia Show
Stansted Park | Rowlands Castle
Hampshire | PO9 6DX
Price: Contact www.thenostalgiashow.com

A new event is coming to Stansted Park this summer, bringing with it whimsical charm and British eccentricity.

Experience a magical step back in time, view an incredible selection of classic cars, shop vintage style, dine on British street food and dance the day away all in one glorious setting.

There’ll be a fabulous choice of entertainment, including live music, street performers, and traditional fairground rides. Join in the daily dance classes for both beginners and advanced dancers and bop to your heart’s content. The event will take you from day to evening, finishing each day with funky DJs and a headline vintage act. Imagine the proms with a retro twist!

Thursday, July 12th, 2018

Purple Turtle
Swinging Turtle - 21.00- 23.00
Gunn St
Price: Freeeeee!

So much coolness, so much dancing, so much music, a tasty bar, such lovely folk.  Not many of these nights elsewhere in Reading.  

Saturday, August 25th, 2018

CarFest South
CarFest Vintage Village
Price: see CarFest website for details

We are deee-lighted to be returning to the CarFest's vintage village.  A great event and a really corner area to be in.  We had a fantastic time last year,  and this year it's going to be even better...somehow!

Monday, August 27th, 2018

The Underbelly Festival
Swing Out at the Underbelly Festival - 20.00-23.30
Southbank Centre
london SE1 8XX
Price: £12.50-£15.00

Welcome aboard HMS Swing!  A great night at the Southbank with the Ding Dongs and Swingdanceuk, this time with a nautical theme.

Sailor or parrot.  Marooned princess or scurvy sea-dog...this is the night for you.  Come early doors and join in with the beginners/intermediate Jitterbug Swing classes with the world-renowned teachers, Simon Selmon and Anna Lambrechts.

Thursday, September 6th, 2018

Goodwood Revival pre festival party on 'the other side'.
Goodwood Revival 'pre-party'. - 8-11

Just when you thought it was safe to relax... In the marquee on 'the other side', we are looking forward to getting you warmed up for what will be the weekend of a lifetime.  Join us for music and 'pre's'.

Friday, September 7th, 2018

Goodwood Revival Bullet stage
Goodwood Revival Bullet stage - 10.00-17.00


Come and join us at the biggest petrol-head festival of all!  This festival has to be seen to be believed, so come and join us over the weekend.  Dance floor, bars and food all within arms' reach.

Saturday, September 8th, 2018

Goodwood Revival Bullet Stage
Goodwood Revival Bullet stage


Come and join us at the biggest petrol-head festival of all!  This festival has to be seen to be believed, so come and join us over the weekend.  Dance floor, bars and food all within arms' reach.

Sunday, September 9th, 2018

Goodwood Revival
Goodwood Revival - throughout the day
Price: see www.goodwood.com

What can we possibly say that hasn't already been said? This event has to be seen to be believed. Come to Gasoline Alley to watch and dance, then if the mood takes you, take in some of the absolutely mind-bogglingly deeee-lightful vintage cars, planes  distaractions and people in the beautifully transformed site. Or just hang out the band?

Thursday, November 8th, 2018

Purple Turtle
Jump, Jive and Swing at the Turtle
Gunn St
Price: Freeeeeee!

There aren't many nights in Reading that are as cool as this.  Live DJ playing the finest tunes of yesteryear, the Ding Dongs, a dance floor and a bar that sell rum (other drinks are available..including Weizenbier and real ale...hic).

Come and join in the dancing or watching.

Saturday, November 17th, 2018

Royal Bath Hotel
Boogaloo - 20.00-23.30
Price: Friday 16th – 19th November 2018 from £229 pp 3 nights half board in standard accommodation.

Another superb weekender from Booglaoo.  A lot of fun, a load of bands a fancy Victorian hotel at the seaside... Book now and check Boogaloo Promotions for details.

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Upcoming Gigs

Jun 9
Jun 20
Crooked Billet
Nr Henley,
Jul 1
Stansted Park Nostalgia Show
Jul 12
Purple Turtle
Aug 25
CarFest South