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About charlestondance

We are a group of 1920s and 1940s enthusiasts providing wonderful vintage hen parties in Cheltenham, London, Oxford, Henley on Thames, Wallingford, and Reading, or we come to you! Choose from: Charleston dance classes 1930s-1940s jazz dance classes Pop Up Afternoon Tea Parties and tea dances with a dance class, a full champagne afternoon tea and our live 1920s jazz or swing pianist Vintage Makeovers and Photoshoots Classic Musicals Hen Party dance class, or singing workshop (or both, for an all singing, all dancing, live life in a musical experience!) Our special, deluxe 1920s Day Out or 1940s Day Out in Cheltenham or Henley incorporating one vintage jazz dance class, one creative workshop (including vintage life drawing or fascinator making), a vintage makeover and photoshoot, afternoon tea, and a 3 course dinner!

1920s Etiquette Class with Auntie Maude!

1920s Charleston and Etiquette Class in Cheltenham – deportment lessons under the strict guidance of Aunt Maude! Best dressed 1920s hen for March so far is the lady on the left! Look at that gorgeous beaded gown! Shimmy-lin approves! 1920s Charleston … Continue reading

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Charleston & Pop Up Tea Party!

A post 1920s Charleston Pop Up Tea Party (all home baked by our baker Pepper, with gluten free options available!) Thanks Pepper! Hang on a minute, there’s a very original costume there in the foreground – is that a marvellous two … Continue reading

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Cheltenham 1920s Hen Party!

A 1920s hen party! I say ladies, what wonderful beaded dresses! Some of these ladies had 1920s makeovers and all had a Charleston dance class to get some flapper moves! The ladies then went onto one of our favourite partner … Continue reading

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We’re back!

Hello! After a whirlwind maternity leave, I’m back in the world of vintage and ready to go. It’s been great fun becoming a Mum and now I’m ready to get back into organising hen parties and events again. I’ll be … Continue reading

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Vintage Makeovers in London!

Our latest London based vintage makeover hens look very lovely indeed! A fine day of hairstyling and make up by our team on the road Goshka and Justyna. ‘Thank you so much for a fabulous hen party yesterday! We felt … Continue reading

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1950s Day Out in Oxfordshire

This is the rather stunning venue for our 1950s Hen Party last weekend! The hens had Vintage Makeovers combined with a fabulous 1950s Photoshoot! Plus some delicious cream cakes and chocolate eclairs… Photos from the photoshoot to follow soon…! To book … Continue reading

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Roaring Twenties! Best Dressed of the Month: 1920s

Best dressed of the month goes to Sam and friends who booked one of our Charleston Dance Party classes! This Charleston class was for a 40th birthday treat. The ladies did their own rather fun photoshoot using a giant picture frame … Continue reading

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