Gig Guide

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Previous events

Armed Forced Day

RAF Museum, Graham Park Way, London, NW9 5LL

Enjoy a family festival day of music, activities, talks, tours and storytelling!

We will be celebrating with a star line up of music, featuring the Jive Aces, a six-piece high energy, jive and swing band, the North London Military Wives Choir and the RAF Halton Voluntary Band.

Entertainment and activities will also include:

100 years of uniform! – here the whole family will be able to dress in uniform worn throughout the last 100 year and take a souvenir photo Craft Activities – kids (and maybe even adults too!) can get inventive and get crafty with a range of arty activities Talks & Tours – delve into history and learn more about the RAF Storytelling – kids can be inspired by fun and engaging stories It promises to be a day for the whole family to enjoy.

This is a free event but you can reserve a free ticket at the link below!

World's Largest Swing Dance Lesson

The Mansion, Bletchley Park, Sherwood Drive, Bletchley, Milton Keynes

Ever wanted to be a record breaker? Now’s your chance, we need you to help Bletchley Park break a World Record.

On Saturday 23 June we will host the World’s Largest Swing Dance Lesson. The event will take place from 17:30-22:00 with the world record attempt lasting approximately 45 minutes. Professional swing dance group, JiveSwing will be available throughout the evening, helping you to develop your moves and prepare for the lesson ahead. Live music during the evening will be provided by The Jive Aces & The John Petters Swing Band.

Howe & co. Fish and Chips, Bandit Street Food, Gin Nook, Belistore and The Rum Runner cocktail bar will all be present at the event for you to be able to purchase refreshments and food.

An official representative from Guinness World Records will be onsite to judge the attempt. At the end of the lesson all participants will complete a 3 minute dance with a partner. All participants taking part must be over the age of 10. Friends and family are also welcome to come along and enjoy the evening without having to take part in the lesson.

This is a free event but all attendees will need to book for entry at the link below.

If you would like to take part in the World’s Largest Swing Dance Lesson you will need to also complete the registration form here. Please complete a form for each individual wanting to participate. If you have any problems contact bigideas@bletchleypark.org.uk

Vintage Day

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The Swan Revived, High Street, Newport Pagnell, Milton Keynes

Newport Pagnell Vintage Day Newport Pagnell Vintage World at War Day - on the High Street, exhibitions of memorabilia, VE Day street party, Vintage Afternoon Tea. Entertainment by Lola Lamour, George Formby Experience, Winston Churchill impersonator, Punch and Judy, fashion show and more.

Founders Day

Royal Chelsea Hospital, London

By invitation only.

Swing Out! at Underbelly Festival

Underbelly, Belvedere Road Coach Park, London, SE1 8XX

With the London Swing Dance Society!

Tickets £14/£12.50 conc in advance (inc. £1.50 booking fee) adv or £15 on the door.

7:00pm - Doors open 7:15pm - Dance class 8:00pm - DJ 8:15pm - Band first set 9:00pm - DJ and competition 9.45pm Band second set

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World At War Event

The Swan Revived, High Street, Newport Pagnell, Milton Keynes

We are a last minute addition to the line-up for this FREE event!

Newport Pagnell Vintage World at War Day - on the High Street, exhibitions of memorabilia, VE Day street party, Vintage Afternoon Tea. Entertainment by Lola Lamour, George Formby Experience, Winston Churchill impersonator, Punch and Judy, fashion show and more.