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C Jam is Swingland’s weekly Tuesday night swing dance and music club at renowned venue The Bedford in Balham, South London – learn to dance with experienced professional teachers and then swing out to top swing DJs and monthly live bands.

C Jam is London’s longest running weekly Lindy hop club night – we’ve been at The Bedford on Tuesday nights since mid-2000!


About C-Jam

6.45 – 7.45pm Beginners class
For those new to swing dancing the evening starts with drop-in classes aimed to make those first steps as straightforward and enjoyable as possible. Covering all the basic steps and rhythms of Lindy hop. No experience required. Rotate partners (no partner needed) or stay with fixed partner – your choice.

7.45pm-8.15pm Beginners practice/social
Between the classes there is time to practise – and to grab a drink from the bar downstairs!

8.15pm-9pm Intermediates class
Challenge yourself and move your dancing to the next level! You need to be familiar with Lindy hop basics taught in beginners – including swing out, Lindy turn and partnered Lindy hop Charleston – to take this class.

9pm-11pm Social dancing
After the classes it’s dancing time – swing out to the very best recorded music from the 1930s, 40s & 50s. Newer recordings are also played – provided that they really do swing. Around once a month we have a  live band too!

– no need to book, just turn up
– no previous experience needed
– no partner needed
– start any week


Doors Open 6:30pm