Dancing in Manchester
Want to dance in Manchester?
Awesome – so do we!
SwingOut Manchester is proud to be part of the city’s wider and wonderful Swing Dance Community. Here you can find details of fellow groups that offer classes in the range of dances that fall under the banner of ‘Swing’, as well as details of social dance opportunities in Manchester.
SwingOut Manchester loves to support the hard work of so many dancers and individuals who contribute to the Manchester Swing Dance Scene.
Manchester Swing Festival
26th-28th June 2020
Come one, come all, to the first ever Manchester Swing Festival!
This June 26-28th, join us up north for a brand new festival and the first of its kind in Manchester. With incredible teachers, live bands and much more, the dancers of Manchester are coming together to put on one wild weekend of dancing just for you.
The Tipple Step
Bi-weekly Free Social Dancing @ Revolution Bar, Oxford Road, Manchester.
SwingOut Manchester has proudly teamed up with the Manchester Swing Dance Society to bring you three hours of completely free social dancing in Manchester City Centre. With food and drink available upstairs in Revolution Bar, DJs will spin some fine Swing music and it doesn’t matter if you eat, dance or chat with friends – just come along and enjoy your Sunday evening with us.
Next event: 24th June 2018 // Entry: FREE
Weekly Lindy Hop Classes & Social - Manchester Hall, Bridge Street
Manchester Lindy’s long-running weekly event provides three dance classes each Tuesday evening; Beginners, Improvers and Solo Jazz.
Leads and follows are rotated regularly throughout the classes which are followed by social dancing until 10.45pm.
Every Tuesday // Doors: 7.30pm
Manchester Swing Dance Society
University of Manchester Student Society
Weekly Collegiate Shag Class -- On Bar, Canal Street
Want to learn the Collegiate Shag – then this is the group for you. Manshagster put on friendly and energetic classes every week in ON Bar, Canal Street – and the best news – it’s all for free!
Collegiate Shag is a fast, bouncy and incredibly fun partnered dance. Manshagster’s incredibly welcoming group make it the perfect place to learn this dance which is growing ever more popular in the United Kingdom.
Every Wednesday // Doors: 7pm
The Bridge Tavern, Manchester
Weekly Blues Dance Classes in Manchester City Centre
Blues Dancing is a family of historical dances that were developed alongside and were dance to Blues Music. Fun, friendly and relaxed classes all taught switch. First Monday of the month is a practica followed by the Blues Jam at Matt & Phred’s
Mondays Weekly // 20:00 – 22:30
Adults £6 // Students & Unwaged £5