Welcome to Swingit! We are a swing dance school based in Nottingham, UK. We offer beginner friendly classes to anyone interested in swing dancing. Sign up to our classes to get started with Lindy Hop, Charleston and Solo Jazz. All ages and abilities welcome. No partner needed.


In accordance with current guidelines, our classes are cancelled until further notice. We hope to be back up and running once it is safe to do so.

What we offer

Our swing dance classes run on Thursday evenings at Mapperley community centre in Nottingham. We offer two classes each evening: fundamentals and a main class. Both classes run as drop in classes so beginners are always welcome. Carry on scrolling to find out more.


Class Timings and Descriptions


7 – 7:45pm
All abilities welcome.
This class will include basic footwork and shapes for beginners as well as more complex variations to challenge experienced dancers. This is an essential class for beginners to prepare them for the main class.

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Main Class

8 – 9pm
All abilities welcome.
This class will expand on the basic footwork and movements covered in the fundamentals class. Each week we will start with simple movements and then show progressively more complex variations on that movement. This allows beginners and experienced dancers to learn and be challenged in the same class.

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Social Dancing

9 – 9:30pm
Social dancing is where you get the chance to enjoy putting your new skills into practice by dancing with different partners. It’s a fantastic way to spend an evening, make new friends and develop your dancing. Being able to attend social dances is the reason we learn to dance.

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Keep up to date with our lessons

No matter what platform you use it’s easy to keep up to date with Swingit! Nottingham. Follow the links below or click the widgets in the right sidebar to find our class recap videos, music playlists, class announcements and more.

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Learn more about swing dancing

Swing dancing is a broad term that covers a variety of dance styles such as Lindy Hop, Charleston, Balboa and Shag. In our classes we focus on Lindy Hop and Charleston. You can find out more about swing dancing here and more about our classes, including example videos, here.


Lindy hop Nottingham. Swing dancing. A still image of George and Rose dancing Lindy Hop.