The Festival Swing Dance Society originally formed in October 2002. Since then it
has evolved and grown over the years to become a group of people who love the sights
and sounds of the 1940’s. Each Monday night we gather at St Wilfrids Church Hall
in Kirkby in Ashfield to dance to “proper” music and meet with other people who share
their love of the past. We are not “strictly come dancing” we are just a group of
We are an ever-
A group of us also like nothing more than dusting off the mothballs curling our hair (or waxing the moustache!) and packing up the car with a gramophone, picnic and pair of dance shoes to head off back to the 1940’s to a period event, where we can play some amazing tunes and dance the afternoon away.
As well as being a dance club occasionally a few members of the society go into schools and help educate the children about the 1940's and wartime.
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