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Southend City Swing – Social dancing and live music

Leigh Community Centre
7.30 pm to 11.30 pm

Come and swing the night away at the seaside! This month we’re back at Leigh-on-Sea Community Centre with their fabulous large dance floor and bar on site.
• Live swing band
• DJ sets
• Beginners’ taster dance lesson
• Performance from The London Starlings
• The friendliest crowd to welcome you!
Tickets £15 in advance or £20 cash on the door.
Students £10

The band
The fabulous award winning musicians of The Phoenix Quartet join us again, this month featuring the vocal talents of Heather Simmons. Expect the finest swing standards from the 1920s-40s and beyond.
The dance class
Two left feet or total beginner? No problem! The night will kick off with an easy introductory lesson, with guest teacher Rebecca Kelsall of Swing Patrol London and Pineapple Studios!
No partner needed.
The performance!
The London Starlings are one of the top chorus line and solo jazz troupes in Europe, specialising in 1920s Charleston, tap and vernacular jazz. The Starlings are inspired by the African American chorus dancers of the Harlem Renaissance and the British chorus lines of the early 1900s. In their first post pandemic routine, the Starlings will delight you with a routine set to the one and only Ella Fitzgerald!


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