At Stokie’s: South Midlands, our purpose is to spread joy through connected, creative blues dance.

We teach weekly blues dance classes in Warwick and Tewkesbury. Blues is a fun, easy-to-learn social dance that developed alongside blues music in America. No prior dance experience is needed, just turn up and learn to dance the blues!

Where:

Stokie's Blues Exchange: Warwick*

Weston-Under-Wetherley Village Hall, Sabin Dr, Weston-Under-Wetherley, Leamington Spa, CV33 9GA

When: Wednesday evenings
Timings: Doors open at 8.15pm, class starts at 8.30pm, music and social dancing from 9.15pm – 11.00pm
How much: £8 on the door, includes tea, coffee and cake

Weston-Under-Wetherley Village Hall is a great venue with ample parking in the middle of the village. It has a fantastic, original wooden floor which is perfect for dancing.

*Please note this club is currently CLOSED until Wednesday 17th October 2018.

Stokie's Blues Exchange: Tewkesbury*

Beckford Village Hall, Main Street, Beckford, Tewkesbury, GL20 7AA

When: Thursday evenings
Timings: Doors open at 8.15pm, class starts at 8.30pm, music and social dancing from 9.15pm – 11.00pm
How much: £8 on the door, includes tea, coffee and cake

Beckford village hall, just off the A46, has a beautiful sprung wooden dance floor which is gorgeous to dance on. There is lots of parking and good lighting at this venue.

*Please note this club is currently CLOSED until Thursday 18th October 2018.

We invite you to adventure forth into the world of blues. Immerse yourself in a diverse mix of the best music from the broad genre of blues. Indulge in visceral, emotional interpretation of the music as you allow it to lead you and your partner through the dance. Develop the subtle physical connection between the floor, the music and your partner as you fall in love with the blues...

What is Blues Dancing?

Blues dancing is a family of historical dances that originated and evolved from African rhythms and movements. The dances developed alongside and were danced to blues music, often in juke joints and at Blues house parties, which gives the dance style its intimate feel. Read more...

 

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