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BALBOATIME - Balboa Fridays ~ classes + freestyle
Institute Hall, The Row, Higham Rd, Stratford St. Mary CO7 6JU
normally 2nd & 4th Friday of month 7:15~10:45 £5 � see balboatime.co.uk
ALL SESSIONS SUSPENDED

HEP TO STEP 40s SwingJive classes   [D.O.2]
Westerfield VH, Church Lane (N. Ipswich) IP6 9BE ~ see hep-to-step.co.uk
Teresa+Geoff ~ normally most Sundays, Beginners (2pm), Improvers (3pm) £5/lesson
ALL SESSIONS SUSPENDED

       ⟩⟩  SEPTEMBER  Δ   ∀
Fri 25th ~~ Sun 27thSep Royal Seaside Stomp W/E
Royal Hotel, 4 Marine Parade, Gt. Yarmouth NR30 3EA
more info t.b.a.
Sat 26thSep BLUESTBLUES 2-room [7:30~11:45]
Risby VH ~ PRECAUTIONARY CANCELLATION
Sat 26thSep FATS CITY record hop [7~11:45]
Budworth Hall, High St, Chipping Ongar CM5 9JG
res. DJ Dinger + guest ~ bar, large sprung dancefloor, free carpark opp.
£7 � info Dinger 07766 626480 ~ [NEXT31/10,28/11,19/12]
Sat 26thSep BALLROOM EXPERIENCE Social [7:30~11:30]
Great Barton VH, Elms Close, Bury St. Edmunds IP31 2NR
£15 ~ BYO drinks - see BallroomExperience.co.uk
Sat 26thSep RED FEATHER CLUB
Red Feather Club, Horham, Denham IP21 5DG
Skyliner ~ info Andy 07788 966640
Sat 26thSep NINE LIVES RnR CLUB [7~11:45]
Chelmsford Soc. Club, 55 Springfield Rd, Chelmsford CM2 6JG
The Strollers [NEXT24/10,6/11,19/12]
Wed 30thSep SUFFOLKTANGO Degero's Milonga [7:30~10]
Degero Bistro, Ipswich IP1 1TH as→25/11
£5   ƒ   [NEXT28/10,25/11]
 ⟨⟨   ⟩⟩  OCTOBER  Δ   ∀
Fri 2ndOct RHYTHM JOINT record hop [7:30~11:30]
Exning Rd Club, Newmarket CB8 0AB as→4/12
DJ Paul ~ £8 - [NEXT6/11,4/12]
Sat 3rdOct FOXYROCK R'n'R [8~11:30]
Mistley VH CO11 1HS as→14/11
band t.b.a. + resident DJ Crazy Nadge
£7 mbrs / £10 guests ~ bar - see Foxyrock.co.uk [NEXT14/11]
Sat 3rdOct HARDWICK HOP [8~12]
Topcroft Social Club, Topcroft St, Bungay NR35 2BJ
Sarah Mai performing 2 sets of the best 40s & 50s dance music
supported by DJ ScatKat on the turntables

cheap bar, raffle, large free carpark
£7 OTD - iao Topcroft Recreation Ground   ƒ
Sun 4thOct WRENTHAM 45s teadance [2~5:30]
Wrentham VH NR34 7HJ £6 as→20/12 [NEXT8/11,20/12]
Sun 4thOct FATS CITY record hop [2~5:30]
Budworth Hall, High St, Chipping Ongar CM5 9JG
res. DJ Dinger ~ large sprung dancefloor, carpark opp.
£6 � info Dinger 07766 626480 ~ [NEXT1/11,6/12]
Fri 9thOct ROCK-OLA RnR [7:30~11:30]
Hall #1 The Paddocks, Canvey SS8 0JA
Rockin' the Joint + DJ Rockin' Ralph
£10 [U16s £1] ~ contact Karen 07398 061220 [NEXT13/11,11/12]
Sat 10thOct JIVEBUNNIES DRILL HOUSE Boogie [7:30~11]
Drill Hall, York Rd, Gt, Yarmouth NR30 2LZ
Host DJ Muffinman ~ see jivebunnies.com
Sat 10thOct ROCK AROUND THE DOCK [7:30~12]
Park Pavilion, Barrack Lane, Dovercourt, Harwich CO12 3NS
The Retrobaits - organiser RockAroundTheDock.co.uk
tkts £10 ~ via Rachel 07552 307685/Tina 07940 290294
see   ƒ[NEXT21/11]
Sat 10thOct SANDLANDS RnR hop [7:30~11]
Riverside Centre, Stratford St. Andrew IP17 1LL as→21/11
res DJ Howlin Howie ; large carpark
£3.50 - contact Mark 07788 961838 [NEXT21/11]
Sat 10thOct SIMPLY-BALLROOM social [7:15~10:30]
Hylands School Hall, Chelmsford CM1 3DF
£8 ~ as→12/12 [NEXT14/11,12/12]
Fri 16thOct PURPLE MOON freestyle [8~11:45]
Moothouse Soc-Club, Harlow CM20 3AG as→18/12
DJ t.b.a. £12 [NEXT20/11,18/12]
Sat 17thOct RED HOT & ROCKIN record hop [7:30~11:45]
Bocking Arts Theatre, 15 Bocking End, Braintree CM7 9AE
£6 ~ [NEXT7/11,5/12]
Sat 17thOct ONYX SPEAKEASY [7:30~11]
I-St-Andrew VH, Top Rd, Ilketshall St Andrew, Beccles NR34 8JA
DJs �Shellac78� [hosts Andy AV8 & Natalie Louise]
playing vintage Hot Jazz & Swing on 78�s only ~ from Foxtrot to Balboa

smart dress code pls ; licensed bar � pls DO NOT BYO alcohol
£6 ~ contact Andy 07788 966640
Sat 17thOct TERESA JAY Strictly Ballroom/Latin social [7:30~10]
Little Bealings VH IP13 6LH as→21/11
£15 couple ~ BYO drinks/nibbles - see TeresaJay.uk   [NEXT21/11]
Sat 17thOct TOPCROFT Mwtown & Soul night [8~12]
Topcroft Social Club, Topcroft St, Bungay NR35 2BJ
Mowtown and Soul music played on vinyl
bar, raffle, large free carpark ~ £5 OTD   ƒ
Fri 23rdOct RUG-CUTTERS Groove Lounge swing [7:30~11:30]
Buckden VH PE19 5UY £6 ~ as→18/12 [NEXT27/11,18/12]
Sat 24thOct BLUESTBLUES 2-room [7:30~11:45]
Risby VH ~ PRECAUTIONARY CANCELLATION
Sat 24thOct NINE LIVES RnR CLUB [7~11:45]
Chelmsford Soc. Club, 55 Springfield Rd, Chelmsford CM2 6JG
The Jets + DJ Radar [NEXT6/11,19/12]
Sat 24thOct BALLROOM RHYTHMS dance [7:30~11]
Marks Tey Parish Hall CO6 1EJ as→19/12
Ballroom, Latin & Sequence ~ CDs with hosts Ralph, Daphne & Barbara
£7 ~ BYO drinks/snacks, info 01206 243687 or ballroomrhythms@gmail.com
[NEXT21/11,19/12]
Sat 24thOct Classic Soul & Motown [8~12]
Green Bear PH, 88/90 High St, Gorleston-on-sea NR31 6RQ
DJs Kev Andrews & Chris Hare playing vinyl only ~ FREE entry
Sat 24thOct BURGH RnR band night [7:30~11:50]
Burgh Hall Leisure, Lords Lane, Bradwell, Gt Yarmouth NR31 9EP
Rockin' Em + DJs Krazy Ks
£9 ~ hosted by TOECSJDC   ƒ
Sun 25thOct ROCKING FOXES RnR [2~5]
Occold VH IP23 7PN as→20/12
£6 ~ see rockingfoxes.co.uk   [NEXT22/11,20/12]
Sun 25thOct BURYTANGO tea-dance [4~8]
John Peel Centre, Church Walk, Stowmarket IP14 1ET
DJ t.b.a. ; all welcome ~ see burytango.co.uk
£7 inc nibbles/refreshments ~ [NEXT6/12]
Wed 28thOct SUFFOLKTANGO Degero's Milonga [7:30~10]
Degero Bistro, Ipswich IP1 1TH as→25/11
£5   ƒ   [NEXT25/11]
Sat 31thOct FATS CITY record hop [7~11:45]
Budworth Hall, High St, Chipping Ongar CM5 9JG
res. DJ Dinger + guest ~ bar, large sprung dancefloor, free carpark opp.
£7 � info Dinger 07766 626480 ~ [NEXT28/11,19/12]
 ⟨⟨   ⟩⟩  NOVEMBER  Δ   ∀
Sun 1stNov FATS CITY record hop [2~5:30]
Budworth Hall, High St, Chipping Ongar CM5 9JG
res. DJ Dinger ~ large sprung dancefloor, carpark opp.
£6 � info Dinger 07766 626480 ~ [NEXT6/12]
Fri 6thNov RHYTHM JOINT record hop [7:30~11:30]
Exning Rd Club, Newmarket CB8 0AB as→4/12
DJ Paul ~ £8 - [NEXT4/12]
Fri 6thNov STRATFORD BALLYHOO ~ BALBOA dance [7:30~11]
Institute Hall, The Row, Higham Rd, Stratford St. Mary CO7 6JU
DJ Andy AV8 Garner ~ hosted by John & Caroline Hall
£5 � inc non-alcoholic refreshments & cake ~ BYO drinks - see BalboaTime.co.uk
Fri 6thNov NINE LIVES RnR CLUB [7~11:45]
Chelmsford Soc. Club, 55 Springfield Rd, Chelmsford CM2 6JG
The Zodiacs ~ XMAS Preset Gig> [NEXT19/12]
Sat 7thNov DANCEASY Essex B&L [7:30~11]
Boreham VH, Main Rd, Boreham, Chelmsford CM3 3JD
Ballroom & Latin-American & popular-sequence dancing to CDs
BYO nibbles/drink ; Smart Casual dress ; Help for Heroes raffle [prize donations welcome]
£8 ~ tkts/info Graham 07790 230651/Sharon 07946 347167 of danceasy.co.uk
Sat 7thNov JIVEBUNNIES Jump Jive [7:30~late]
Beccles Public Hall NR34 9AD as→12/12
Host DJ Muffinman ~ see jivebunnies.com [NEXT12/12]
Sat 7thNov RED HOT & ROCKIN record hop [7:30~11:45]
Bocking Arts Theatre, 15 Bocking End, Braintree CM7 9AE
RockinEm ~ £10 adv / £12 o.t.d.   ƒ    [NEXT5/12]
Sun 8thNov WRENTHAM 45s teadance [2~5:30]
Wrentham VH NR34 7HJ £6 as→20/12 [NEXT20/12]
Fri 13thNov ROCK-OLA RnR [7:30~11:30]
Hall #1 The Paddocks, Canvey SS8 0JA
Glenn Darren & The Krew Katz + DJ Rockin' Ralph
£10 [U16s £1] ~ contact Karen 07398 061220   ƒ    [NEXT11/12]
Fri 13thNov BURYTANGO Milonga [8~11:30]
Hunter Club, 6 St Andrews St South, Bury St Edmunds IP33 3PH
DJ t.b.a. ; bar & nibbles available ~ £7
Sat 14thNov BLUESTBLUES 2-room [7:30~11:45]
Risby VH ~ PRECAUTIONARY CANCELLATION
Sat 14thNov FOXYROCK R'n'R [8~11:30]
Mistley VH, Shrubland Rd, Mistley {nr Manningtree} CO11 1HS
band t.b.a. + resident DJ Crazy Nadge
£7 mbrs / £10 guests ~ bar - see Foxyrock.co.uk
Sat 14thNov SIMPLY-BALLROOM social [7:15~10:30]
Hylands School Hall, Chelmsford CM1 3DF
£8 ~ as→12/12 [NEXT12/12]
Sat 14thNov HARDWICK HOP [8~12]
Topcroft Social Club, Topcroft St, Bungay NR35 2BJ
Swing, RnB & RnR dance music ~ played from vinyl ; £5 OTD ~   ƒ
Fri 20thNov PURPLE MOON freestyle [8~11:45]
Moothouse Soc-Club, Harlow CM20 3AG as→18/12
DJ t.b.a. £12   [NEXT18/12]
Sat 21stNov ROCK AROUND THE DOCK charity night [7:30~12]
Park Pavilion, Barrack Lane, Dovercourt, Harwich CO12 3NS
The Bluejays - organiser RockAroundTheDock.co.uk
tkts £18 via Rachel 07552 307685/Tina 07940 290294
[£3 of which given to 2 charities] — see   ƒ
Sat 21stNov SANDLANDS RnR band night [7:30~11]
Riverside Centre, Stratford St. Andrew {A12 nr Saxmundham} IP17 1LL
Kopy Katz + res DJ Howlin Howie
large carpark ; tkts £10 adv [£12 otd] via Mark 07788 961838
Sat 21stNov TERESA JAY Strictly Ballroom/Latin social [7:30~10]
Little Bealings VH, Lodge Rd IP13 6LH
£15 couple ~ no bar, BYO drinks/nibbles, see TeresaJay.uk
[NEXT19/12 XMAS-party]
Sat 21stNov BALLROOM RHYTHMS dance [7:30~11]
Marks Tey Parish Hall CO6 1EJ as→19/12
Ballroom, Latin & Sequence ~ CDs with hosts Ralph, Daphne & Barbara
£7 ~ BYO drinks/snacks - info 01206 243687 or ballroomrhythms@gmail.com
[NEXT19/12]
Sun 22ndNov ROCKING FOXES RnR [2~5]
Occold VH IP23 7PN as→20/12
£6 ~ see rockingfoxes.co.uk   [NEXT20/12]
Wed 25thNov SUFFOLKTANGO Degero's Milonga [7:30~10]
Degero Bistro, 11 St. Nicholas St, Ipswich [town centre] IP1 1TH
guest DJ ~ £5 (please buy a drink ~ discounted during Happy Hour 5~8)
see suffolktango.org.uk   ƒ
Fri 27thNov RUG-CUTTERS Groove Lounge swing [7:30~11:30]
Buckden VH PE19 5UY £6 ~ as→18/12   [NEXT18/12]
Sat 28thNov BADGER BOOGIE [7~8+8~11:45]
Witham Public Hall, Collingwood Rd CM8 2DY
DJs Andy AV8 & Baker Boy ~ free Swing-Jive lesson 1st hour
£8 adv, £10 otd -
iao Essex Wildlife Trustsee  badgerboogie.co.uk   �  �
Sat 28thNov FATS CITY record hop [7~11:45]
Budworth Hall, High St, Chipping Ongar CM5 9JG
res. DJ Dinger + guest ~ bar, large sprung dancefloor, free carpark opp.
£7 � info Dinger 07766 626480 ~ [NEXT19/12]
Sat 28thNov SUGAR TOWN STRUT [8~11:30]
Risby VH, Aylmer Close, Risby, Bury St Edmunds IP28 6RT
Si Cranstoun & his band - hosts GetInTheSwing.co.uk
£16 adv [£20 otd if avail] inc tea/coffee/soft-drinks, BYO booze   ƒ
 ⟨⟨   ⟩⟩  DECEMBER  Δ   ∀
Fri 4thDec RHYTHM JOINT record hop [7:30~11:30]
Exning Road Club, 54 Exning Rd, Newmarket CB8 0AB
DJ Paul ~ playing Swing, Jazz, Rhythm & Blues and big-band music � large dancefloor
£8 - info 01763 242949 ~ see GetInTheSwing.com ~ bar � free parking
Sat 5thDec RED HOT & ROCKIN [7:30~11:45]
Bocking Arts Theatre, 15 Bocking End, Braintree CM7 9AE
Sarah Mai & Rhythm Riots + DJ Bill Guntrip
£10 adv, £12 otd
  ƒ
Sat 5thDec LETS-DANCE XMAS Charity Dance
I-St-Andrew VH, School Rd, Ilketshall St Andrew, Beccles NR34 8JA
DJs Andy AV8 + others ~ £6 otd - more info t.b.a.
Sun 6thDec BURYTANGO tea-dance [4~8]
John Peel Centre, Church Walk, Stowmarket IP14 1ET
DJ t.b.a. ; all welcome ~ see burytango.co.uk
£7 inc nibbles/refreshments
Sun 6thDec FATS CITY record hop [2~5:30]
Budworth Hall, High St, Chipping Ongar CM5 9JG
res. DJ Dinger ~ large sprung dancefloor, carpark opp.
£6 � info Dinger 07766 626480
Fri 11thDec ROCK-OLA RnR [7:30~11:30]
Hall #1 The Paddocks, Canvey SS8 0JA
Downtown Daddio�s + DJ Rockin' Ralph
£10 [U16s £1] ~ contact Karen 07398 061220   ƒ
Sat 12thDec BLUESTBLUES 2-room PARTY [7:30~11:45]
Risby VH ~ PRECAUTIONARY CANCELLATION
Sat 12thDec JIVEBUNNIES Jump Jive
Beccles Public Hall, 6 Smallgate, Beccles NR34 9AD
Host DJ Muffinman ~ see jivebunnies.com
Sat 12thDec SIMPLY-BALLROOM social [7:15~10:30]
Hylands School Hall, [29] Hatfield Grove, Chelmsford CM1 3DF
hosts Selva & Margaret ~ evening of Ballroom, Latin & some Popular-Sequence
BYO nibbles/drink ; numbers limited for comfort ~ pls reserve tkts
£8 ~ tkts via 07951 131021 or 01245 460031 or at simply-ballroom.co.uk
Fri 18thDec RUG-CUTTERS Groove Lounge swing [7:30~11:30]
Buckden VH, 7 Burberry Rd, Buckden, Saint Neots PE19 5UY
DJ Pinball Paul playing quality swing tunes specially selected for dancers
£6 - tea & homemade cakes ~ check Rug-Cutters.co.uk
Fri 18thDec PURPLE MOON freestyle [8~11:45]
Moothouse Social Club, The Stow, Harlow CM20 3AG
DJ t.b.a. — £12 ~ inc welcome drink + nibbles/tea/coffee/squash
Fri 18thDec DANCEASY Xmas party [7:30~11]
Copdock VH, Old London Road, Copdock IP8 3JN
Ballroom & Latin-American & popular sequence/party dancing to CDs
bring plate of food to share ... early booking advised
£8 ~ tkts/info Graham 07790 230651/Sharon 07946 347167 of danceasy.co.uk
Sat 19thDec FATS CITY record hop [7~11:45]
Budworth Hall, High St, Chipping Ongar CM5 9JG
res. DJ Dinger + guest ~ bar, large sprung dancefloor, free carpark opp.
£7 � info Dinger 07766 626480
Sat 19thDec TERESA JAY Strictly Ballroom/Latin XMAS party [7:30~10]
Little Bealings VH, Lodge Rd IP13 6LH
£15 couple ~ BYO drinks/nibbles - see TeresaJay.uk
Sat 19thDec BALLROOM RHYTHMS monthly dance [7:30~11]
Marks Tey Parish Hall, Old London Rd, Marks Tey, Colchester CO6 1EJ
Ballroom, Latin & Sequence ~ CDs with hosts Ralph, Daphne & Barbara
£7 ~ BYO drinks/snacks, info 01206 243687 or ballroomrhythms@gmail.com
Sat 19thDec NINE LIVES RnR CLUB [7~11:45]
Chelmsford Soc. Club, 55 Springfield Rd, Chelmsford CM2 6JG
Dec + CJ
Sun 20thDec ROCKING FOXES RnR [2~5]
Occold VH, Mill Rd, Occold {nr Eye} IP23 7PN
DJ Crazy Nadge ~ £6 ~ see rockingfoxes.co.uk
inc refreshments & cake ; bar avail
Sun 20thDec WRENTHAM 45s teadance [2~5:30]
Wrentham VH, London Rd [A12], Wrentham NR34 7HJ
DJs Three Bits of Rhythm + Texas Tommy + Vintage Rob
£6 - afternoon of 40's Swing & 50's R&B ~ incl. tea/coffee/cakes
Tue 29thDec “Betwixtmas” TANGO teadance [4~8]
Riverside Centre, Stratford St. Andrew {A12 nr Saxmundham} IP17 1LL
more info t.b.a.
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 ⟨⟨         2021  Δ       
various Saturdays RED FEATHER CLUB
Red Feather Club, Horham, Denham IP21 5DG
March 27th ~ Band & DJs t.b.c.
June 26th ~ Americana with "Wildcards" hot-R&B band + DJ t.b.c.
September 25th ~ Sarah Mai & her Rhythm Riots + DJ t.b.c.
info Andy 07788 966640
various Sundays WRENTHAM 45s [2~5:30]
Wrentham VH, London Rd [A12], Wrentham NR34 7HJ
January 24th, March 21st, May 23rd, June 27th
September 26th, November 14th, December 19th
DJs Three Bits of Rhythm + Texas Tommy + Vintage Rob
£6 - afternoon of 40's Swing & 50's R&B ~ incl. tea/coffee/cakes

adv ≈ advance
aka ≈ also known as
avail ≈ available
ave ≈ avenue
B&L ≈ Ballroom & Latin
bkg ≈ booking/reserve
byo ≈ bring your own
comm ≈ community
d.o. ≈ doors open
foc ≈ free of charge
iao ≈ in aid of
inc ≈ including
ƒ ≈ FACEBOOK
 
 
MJ ≈ Modern Jive
nr ≈ near
opp ≈ opposite
otd ≈ on the door
pls ≈ please
res ≈ resident
RnR ≈ Rock & Roll
RnB ≈ Rhythm & Blues
tba ≈ to be advised
tkts ≈ tickets
VH ≈ village hall
w/s ≈ workshop
ƒς ≈ FACEBOOK Group
 

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