Swingcopation

About Us

Based in London, Swingcopation are the UK’s premier providers of vintage swing dance entertainment, through performance, music, instruction and choreography.

 

Swinging beats and jiving jazz, the big band era makes everyone want to dance! Bring your event to life (no need to go black and white!); appoint Swingcopation to create a fabulous atmosphere with a vintage twist. We provide a range of services that can cater to all needs, and will tailor our services to your specific requirements.

With many years experience, Swingcopation are experts in every aspect of the vintage world; all members are teachers, DJs, and professional performers.

"There is a bit of insanity in dancing that does everybody a bit of good." -Edwin Denby

What We Do


More Info:   
Getting Married
   
The Hotfoot Strutters
   
Getting Married


"There are short-cuts to happiness, and dancing is one of them." -Vicki Baum

The Silver Screen

A selection of performances and events that Swingcopation has been involved in, or you can see all our videos on our YouTube page.


Solo Jazz and Lindy Hop with Benjamin and Ash


The Hotfoot Strutters perform at the Swing Patrol Winter Ball

Performing with the Bristol Swing Festival teachers


Benjamin and Ash at the London Championships

"When you are dancing with your partner, for that two and a half minutes it's a love affair, between you and your partner and the music." -Frankie Manning

Testimonials

Swingcopation have been involved with many amazing people, and have brought our services to hundreds of events. Here is just a short compilation of our accomplishments and endorsements.


“The performance was fun, energetic and very well received by all of our guests. I would not hesitate to recommend them in the future.”

Laura Kennedy, New College Commemoration Ball, Oxford University (2013)

“We all had a fantastic time. You did a brilliant job and judged the level just right. A great idea for a hen!”

Charlotte May, Hen Party (2014)

“They gave us a really great show… the lindy hop lesson Swingcopation provided was fantastic, they are really friendly and a pleasure to work with.”

Jen Walke, Rock a Hula (2012)

“Swingcopation performed so flawlessly we only needed two takes to shoot it. We couldn’t have been more delighted with Swingcopation’s artistry.”

Alex de Campi, 'Monster Mae' music video (2009)

“Everything was outstanding... They 
were fantastic teachers; enthusiastic, 
approachable, knowledgeable and fun.”

Bindi Dulku (Student) (2010)

“They were brilliant. Highly recommended!”

Simone Edwards (Student) (2010)


Previous Clients

Performances

  • Hermès
  • Vogue
  • Ashmolean Museum
  • Marriott Hotel Group
  • Universal Pictures
  • Ernst & Young
  • BBC
  • Buckingham Palace (Coronation Festival)
  • University of Oxford
  • Secret Garden Party
  • Bestival
  • Latitude
  • Wilderness
  • The Blitz Party
  • Proud Cabaret
  • Bethnal Green Working Men's Club

Television & Film

  • Guinness Commercial; ‘The Musical Pioneer’
  • Call the Midwife (BBC)
  • Daybreak with Lorraine Kelly (ITV)
  • V Festival TV Ad (Virgin)
  • QVC (Swingin' at the Speakeasy CD promo)
  • Music video for Marcella Puppini (of The Puppini Sisters)
  • Music video for Top Shelf Jazz (Gentlemen in Squalor)

Weddings & Hen Parties

  • Over 50 Hen Parties
  • More than 20 Weddings

Professional Services

Swingcopation are a Professional Member of the Foundation For Community Dance, and a member of the International Dance Council (CID). We pride ourselves on operating with professionalism and utmost attention to our customer's needs.

Community Dance Logo International Council of Dance logo

"As to dancing, my dear, I never dance, unless I am allowed to do it in my own peculiar way." -Lewis Carroll

Contact

Send us a message with the details of your event or enquiry, we don't bite!

+44 (0) 753 868 4292

ben@swingcopation.co.uk

London, United Kingdom

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