Welcome to Berkshire Swing Dance
for Lindy Hop, Jive, Charleston and all things Swing.

Classes across Reading and Wokingham. Join us in the joy of dancing.

2021 Program updated 31 March

PRIVATE TUITION AND TWO PUBLIC CLASSES ARE AVAILABLE

DUE TO COVID 19 MOST OF THIS SITE IS IRRELEVANT AND HAS BEEN REMOVED FROM THE MENU FOR NOW

WE LOOK FORWARD TO PROGRESSIVELY RE-INTRODUCING A FULL PROGRAM DURING THE YEAR AS WE MOVE TOWARDS NORMAL



Lindy Hop Classes

Special class program at this time - socially distanced classes for couples.

Swing classes at this lovely and spacious venue require booking for each date. This ensures that we manage a safe level of attendance, avoid use of cash payment and collect contact details as required for reporting if any attendees become Covid positive.

Class Times:
Level 1: 7.45 pm to 8.40 pm. Get started with the basics
Level 2: 8.45 pm to 9.45 pm. Intermediate Level.

Class Description.

Up to 6 couples will be allocated a space to dance in: this is in order to maintain social distance while swing dancing. That means no mingling or partner swapping. You will need to wear a face mask (without vents) ; this is to protect teachers and fellow dance students. Because of these constraints the class will be suitably paced so as be be enjoyable and not cause you to feel breathless.

These special classes are are suited to beginners and improvers plus those looking to revise, refresh and revive their Swing dancing.

Cost and Bookings - see application form.
Level 1 to 8.40 pm: weekly cost £11 per couple
Level 2 from 8.45 pm: weekly cost £11 per couple
Both Levels from 7.45 to 9.45 pm: weekly cost £16 per couple


Apply and we will ask you to agree to the Covid precautions before paying.
Prompt payment will then secure any place offered.
All bookings require your personal details so that we can contact you about your application AND so that we can respond to any requirements for contact tracing: your details will not be used for any other purpose nor retained beyond their usefulness for this purpose.

Promoting Safety For Everyone.

Joining a class at this time we all need to able to trust one another not to attend if you have any symptoms or other reasons to think that you should be isolating such as a positive test in your household. Please remember to observe social distancing before entering, including in the car park, or all safety efforts can be undermined. In addition to the distancing, etc. described above we require you to use hand sanitiser on arrival and to avoid touching surfaces in the hall as much as possible.

We shall provide suitable wipes which you may use on any surfaces that you need to touch when using the toilet facilities. The kitchen will not be available to use and so we strongly advise you to bring liquid refreshment with you.

We cannot offer guarantees against infection although we are putting these precautions in place. The onus is on each of those attending to contribute to protecting the group through these measures.

Couple's Application for Lindy Hop at St Andrew's Hall

These classes are for couples so that social bubbles are maintained in line with required Covid precautions. The applicant needs to submit details for both of you and we may check the details before confirming any booking.

LOCATION OF THE VENUE

These classes are held at St Andrew's Church Hall, Albert Rd, Caversham, Reading RG4 7PL.
Located at the junction with Harrogate Rd which leads to the A4074 Woodcote Rd to Wallingford.

This is a spacious hall with a wooden floor and on-site parking.

SEE MAP BELOW.