Stay fit, learn new moves, and dance the night away leading up to the holidays.
15 December 2018, 12.00
Caribbean Christmas Party Time
Party like they do on the islands with traditional festive Caribbean music, including parang and soca. Live musicians and DJs take you on a musical journey showcasing the unbeatable festive spirit of a Caribbean Christmas.
24 December 2018, 13.00
Five Go Jiving
Start your festive holiday in style with a dancing extravaganza from Five Go Jiving. Join in the fun with a whirl around our ballroom floor. Bandleader John Bayley, along with a glittering line-up of musicians, presents a mixture of jive, jazz, jump, dancing and humour. For both accomplished jivers and divers and total beginners. If you’d like to learn the basics before the band starts, join a free class from 12 noon on The Clore Ballroom with SwingDance UK.
26 December 2018, 15.00
Learn to Ballroom
Feel the rhythm this winter at a free ballroom workshop, where you can learn the basics and practise for the social dance. Dance partners, experience and sequins optional!
1 January 2019, 13.00
New Years Day Ceilidh
Welcome the New Year with a traditional ceilidh, featuring British folk music and dance, and a sprinkling of theatrics. Virtuoso musicians from all over the world bring Britain’s rich musical history to life, while our caller leads you through the moves in this afternoon of social dance.
All taking place in the Clore Ballroom, Level 2, Royal Festival Hall.