Dance, dance, dance the night away to an eclectic mix of swinging tunes such as Ella Fitzgerald, Count Basie, Nina Simone, Slim Gaillard, Wynonie Harris, Sydney Bechet, Stray Cats, The Cure, The Clash, T Rex, Imelda May, Caro Emerald, Amy Winehouse and plenty more. Bring your friends, bring your partner, all are welcome. The Wonder Inn is a fantastic venue with a large space for dancing as well as a wonderful, relaxed atmosphere for having a drink and a chat...perfect for winding down at the end of the week.
There will be a lindy hop taster class taught by Vintage Kicks Dance from 8:30-9pm for anyone who would like to learn lindy hop.
No partner needed. You will learn a few basic steps in this class so you will be able to dance a basic partner dance this evening.
However, you don't have to be able to lindy hop to enjoy this night, all are welcome!
(Manchester Lindy and Swingout Manchester also offer weekly beginner lindy hop classes. See manchesterlindy.com and swingoutmanchester.com)
Please consider wearing smooth or leather-soled shoes due to the concrete floor. There will also be photography and videography at this event which will be uploaded to The Swing Beat facebook page.
The Wonder Inn, Northern Quarter, Manchester. £5 entry, 8:30pm-12:30am with bar.
By tram: Shudehill tram stop is a 1min walk.
By car: There is plenty of on-street parking on the single yellow lines within a five minute walk. The area is Swan St at Mason St or Cable St at Cross Keys St. Post codes that can be used are: M4 5FT or M4 5DF