Sunnyside Swing

Next Term:

31 March 2022

What is Sunnyside Swing? - Swing Dance Classes in Oxford

Sunnyside Swing is our main teaching night, on Thursday evenings during our term times.  Terms are normally from October to December, January to March and April to June. There are  lessons aimed at different levels followed by a social dance. every Thursday during our term time. No partner is necessary as everyone gets mixed together! Most classes are Lindy Hop with occasional weeks of Charleston and Solo Jazz. 

What are the classes?

Swing Dance Classes run from 19:30 to 21:30 followed by social dancing until 22:30 then a trip to G&Ds for ice creamOur classes are driven by technique but focus on teaching in an inclusive and fun way. If you have any questions, then drop us an email

The timings for Sunnyside Swing are:

  • 7:30pm – 8:30pm Intermediate
  • 7:45pm – 9:30pm: Beginners
  • 8:30pm – 9:30pm Level Tech
  • 9:30pm Social dancing 

Please book in advance for Sunnyside Swing.  

All dancers attending our events must provide evidence of a negative Lateral Flow test taken within on the same day as the event, so registration may take a little longer. Please arrive in plenty of time for your classes.

Read more about Oxford Lindy Hoppers’ COVID-19 policy.

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Which class should I come to?

What should I expect from a class?

  • There is no need to bring a partner. All of our classes are fun and social.
  • We rotate partners throughout our classes. This is a great way to meet people and learn by dancing with different partners.   
  • No special clothing is required to dance Lindy Hop – just make sure you are wearing something comfortable and be aware that you will get very warm! We recommend that you wear shoes without too much grip: flat or low-heeled shoes with smooth or slightly slippery soles are ideal.
  • Drinking water is available but we do not provide disposable cups. Please bring your own re-useable cup or bottle. 

Beginners (7:45pm - 9:30pm)
A 12 week beginners Lindy Hop course. Learn Lindy Hop in 12 x 90 minute lessons or in blocks of three! We will start from the beginning and teach you the basics of this exciting, varied, and joyful dance.

Intermediate classes are suitable for people with some prior experience of Lindy Hop (e.g. a full term of beginner classes with OLH) Booking the Intermediate class also gets you into either Level Tech or the latter part of the beginner class.

Level tech is for people who are ready for concept-based classes, drills and hardcore music theory! Booking Level Tech also gets you into the Intermediates class at no extra cost.


How much do classes cost?

  • Prices for the 12 week term are from £84.
  • Blocks of three weeks are £24
  • Subject to availability, single classes are Sunnyside Swing is £6 for one class and £8 for two classes or £7 for the beginners class.
  • Unfortunately there will be no drop in Social Dancing for now. 
  • We accept card payments or pre-booking only. 
  • Oxford Lindy Hoppers has a no questions asked COVID 19 refund policy for anyone who has tested positive or required to isolate.

Where do I find you?

Sunnyside Swing is at the East Oxford Primary School.  It is easily reached by Bus from Oxford City Centre on routes 1, 5, 10, 11 and 12.