Category Archives: Events

A 1920s Day Out

Want ideas for a vintage hen party? Charleston dance is pleased to announce some special offers, new today! NEW OFFERS: A 1920s DAY OUT! Spend a whole day in the Roaring Twenties – choose from one of the following hen party packages. Vintage Photo … Continue reading

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Diary of a Charlestonite part 3

I forgot to mention that after Girljam, some of us took part in a solo Charleston contest at the Swing Pit. It was a laugh and a half! And a friend of mine won! Here we are, rather proud to discover that … Continue reading

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Diary of a Charlestonite continued…

Oh yes, it’s been a fun year. Dancing the Charleston in Cheltenham with cheeky brides to be… This group of ladies were great sports. They really dressed up to the nines and were marvellous dancers. They went onto the Daffodil restaurant dressed … Continue reading

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Diary of a Charlestonite

I’ve had a great year teaching hen parties, first wedding dance and attending some wonderful vintage events. Here’s some pictures: Crazy partner dancing at the Vaudeville Rave. This is a marvellous dancer called Daniel Jazz. He can spin round at … Continue reading

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How to put on a vintage tea dance: September’s 1920s Tea Dance at The Rising Sun

Oh, it was a lovely afternoon! Here’s a picture of me in September at Rising Sun Arts Centre‘s marvellous tea dance. So far these events are biannual, but I can’t wait until the next one! Are you thinking of staging a … Continue reading

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Am I finally a true flapper?

I went to the Age Concern intergenerational tea dance today at Shehnai in Reading. I’d been along to a research chat about the event with the organiser and a local lady who used to dance in Reading in the fifties. She told … Continue reading

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Pictures from the Charleston Flashmob in June

It was a sweltering hot day for dancing outdoors in the midday sun, but we did it. Well, actually it was about 4pm. The Roaring Moonshines danced their first Charleston flashmob at The Big Day Out Arts Festival at South Hill … Continue reading

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