Learn to swing dance at Mersey Swing's solo jazz and lindy hop swing dance classes

Learn how to swing dance with us!

We have classes on Monday (new!) & Wednesday evenings, so come along!

Monday (NEW!! Starting February 12th, 2018)

  • 7pm to 7:50pm: Essentials (for newer dancers)
  • 7:50pm to 9:30pm: Social Dancing


  • 7pm to 8pm: Moves and Technique (for more experienced dancers)
  • 8pm to 8:50pm: Essentials (for newer dancers)
  • 8:50pm to 9:30pm: Social Dance

£5 All in. (You can totally do both classes on Wednesday if you wish!). OR, £3 just for social dancing on Monday nights.

We also have Pre-Paid Cards so you can jump the que! With 2 Essentials classes (Monday and Wednesday) now on any newer dancers can progress through the full 10 week Essentials cycle (Rotation A and B) in as little as 5 weeks! A pre-paid class card will cover the entire rotation – and save you money!

Entrance to the Black-E is on the side of building next to the Seven Eleven Food Store.  Buzz to be let in.


Here’s our plan for the next 10 weeks. You can drop into Essentials any time, no partner or experience required, just bring comfy shoes and your good self!



Mersey Swing runs weekly Lindy Hop and Charleston classes in Liverpool city centre. We also run a weekly Solo Jazz class. If you are not sure which class is for you, please check out the page ‘Which Vintage Dance Class is for me?’


A Safer Dance Space

We also seek to provide a safe dance space. Mersey Swing is a professional member of the Foundation for Community Dance and follows the Professional Code of Conduct. We also recognise the STEPS Code of Conduct. Most of the Mersey Swing Committee are DBS checked and many of the team are trained in safeguarding. Safe spaces means more enjoyment for everyone.


Weekly Lindy Hop and Charleston Classes

We have recently changed the format of our classes as follows:

Essentials Class
: If you are new to swing dance then this is the class for you.  It introduces a variety of basic footwork patterns for Lindy Hop and Charleston and some fun, easy moves. Once you have mastered the fundamentals, you will be able to move on to our other classes. If you want to progress quickly  – attend both the Monday and the Wednesday Essential classes to achieve all 10 classes.

Moves and Technique Class: This is the class where you can learn the skills to help you improve your dancing and the cool moves you see on the social dance floor. We cover such topics as improving your footwork, connecting with your partner, turning… and many more. We’re always open to suggestions, so if there is any part of your dance that you struggle with let us know and we’ll try to address it in a future class.

Social Dancing: We have 40 minutes worth of social dancing after the Essentials class on Wednesday and 100 minutes of Social Dancing on Mondays.

When: Every Monday (except bank holidays) and Wednesday!
Where: The Black-E, 1 Great George St, Liverpool
Parking: On street parking is available on Nelson Street and adjoining streets.
Cost: £5 for the whole night! Or £3 for just Social Dancing (Mondays)
Pre-Registration? None needed, just come with a smile. However if you would like to purchase a ‘class card’, please click here.


Solo Jazz


When: Every Thursday!
Time: 6pm to 7pm
Location: Livewire Dance Studio, Renshaw Street, Liverpool
Cost: £4


Private Classes

Available on request. Private Classes are provided from £25 per hour.



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