Nijmegen Swings Out Hard!

Nine months ago, six Nijmeegse Lindy Hoppers had a dream: that the dance floors of Nijmegen would one day be scorched by the heat of swing outs danced to the tunes of live big band music. On the weekend of Friday 10th and Saturday 11th October, those dreams came true!On Friday we welcomed The Kalishnikovs to Nijmegen….

Workshop with Robert and Chantal from Eindhoven!

Get ready to take your Lindy Hop to the next level! On Saturday 11th October we will welcome Robert Cullen and Chantal Woltring to give a workshop here in Nijmegen. The orchestrators of the Eindhoven swing scene, these two extremely passionate Lindy Hoppers have been dancing this stuff since 1999 and teaching it since 2002,…

The Kalishnikovs live @ Brebl!

The Kalishnikovs are coming to Nijmegen! Eindhoven’s `house band’ are coming to swing the joint, you really don’t want to miss this one! Back in the 1930s Big Band Era they didn’t have DJs: it’s time for us to enjoy that buzz that comes from dancing the Lindy Hop to live music.

Some dates for your diary…

Here’s some preliminary information for you all to mark in your diaries. The weekend of 10/11 October 2014 will be a big weekend of Lindy Hop in Nijmegen! On Friday 10th we will dance to live music from The Kalishnikovs. On Saturday 11th we will have a Lindy Hop workshop with Robert and Chantal from Eindhoven. More…

Intensive Beginners Workshop

The summer is over, we hope you are all well rested because it’s time to start dancing again! On Saturday 30th August there will be an intensive Lindy Hop workshop for beginners with Inge and Simon. Our next block of classes is almost full, so if you want to get going with your Lindy Hop…

Greetings from Herräng Dance Camp!

After a few weeks’ holiday, the website is back! Sorry for the absence although, as we’re sure you can imagine, it was all in the name of Lindy Hop! In particular, Simon spent a week at the Lindy Hop dance camp which happens every year in the tiny little village of Herräng, an hour or so…

Swingin’ Nijmegen with Praveen and Dolinde

Everybody listens carefully to the Lindy Hop wisdom. On Saturday 21st June we had our very first Lindy Hop workshop here in Nijmegen: it was really a pleasure for us to welcome Praveen and Dolinde from Amsterdam! Dolinde’s smile says it all! These two very experienced dancers and energetic teachers put us through our paces,…

Next Lindy Hop party in Nijmegen!

On Saturday 21st June we will have our next Lindy Hop party, this time to celebrate our first weekend of swing dance workshops here in Nijmegen! Come and find us on the dance floor…

We “hopped on the boat” for Frankie’s birthday!

On Tuesday 27th May the second Hop on the Boat took place on the Nijmeegse Boot, this time to celebrate what would have been Frankie Manning’s 100th birthday. Starting as usual with a taster class for beginners, we danced the swingin’ night away.The evening had it all: bounce, swing, smiles and laughter, a shim sham…