Welcome to Swing Tyne

A volunteer-run, non-profit organisation dedicated to the promotion and development of Swing Dancing in and around the North East – all proceeds go to venue hire and other overheads.

Join us for our weekly classes on Monday evenings, no experience or partner required and beginners always welcome

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Lessons and Socials

Weekly classes and socials suitable for complete beginners

Mondays from 19:00. Classes start at 19:30 with social dancing from 21:00 to 22:30

All Levels Class 19:30-20:15 £7 (inc. Fundamentals Class & Social Dancing)

If you have a good grasp of the basic footwork and a few moves under your belt then our All Levels Class is for you!

Fundamentals Class 20:30-21:00 £4 (inc. Social Dancing)

Our Fundamentals Class is designed around people who are new to Swing Dancing or are wanting to review the essentials.

Social Dancing 21:00-22:30 £4

Everyone is welcome to our social dance time. It’s a great opportunity to socialize, practice some moves and get comfortable on the social dance floor. This is where the dance really comes alive!

Card payment and student discount available

Our lessons Run on Alternating Weeks

Week 1 – Lindy Hop Week 2 – Balboa

Collegiate Shag lessons coming soon


Summerhill Pavilion & Gardens, Winchester Terrace, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE4 6EH

Social Dancing

We also run monthly social dancing nights at Hoochie Coochie on the second Thursday of every month. More Details

Latest News

Changes to Weekly Lessons

Swing Tyne are very excited to announce a slight change to our evenings class schedules.From 20th June we will be introducing a All Levels and Fundamentals class to cater for both our more experienced dancers and those new to the dance. Our All levels class will run 19:30-20:15 (£7)Fundamentals class 20:30 – 21:00 (£4)Social dancing …

Balboa Lesson on Monday

Happy Bank Holiday everyone… Round off your weekend with our fortnightly, fun & friendly, all levels Balboa class from 7.30pm at Summerhill Bowling Club. This Monday, Tracey and Stephen will be building up your comearound and throwout. There’ll be something for everyone, whether you’re coming for the first time or have been dancing for years. …

Classes on Easter Monday

We’ll be on as usual Easter Monday (that’s this coming Monday if all the Easter eggs in Supermarkets hasn’t given it away). This week will be a swing style from Southern California… Balboa. Not tried it before? Perfect, all Swing Classes are currently suitable for beginners and dancers looking for a reboot. There will be …

Our Classes

Our classes run every week at Summerhill Pavilion & Gardens. We alternate between Lindy Hop and Balboa every week

Lindy Hop

7:30pm every other Monday, Summerhill Pavilion & Gardens

Fortnightly classes covering the most famous Swing Dance of them all!

Born in Harlem the Lindy Hop is an upbeat dance that can be fast and frenetic or cool and laid back


7:30pm every other Monday, Summerhill Pavilion & Gardens

Fortnightly classes for this smooth and sophisticated style of swing dance

Starting out in Southern California in the 1920s Balboa has a smooth style and a close hold.

Collegiate Shag

Coming Soon!

Classes starting soon for this fast and joyful style of swing dance

Danced across America in the 30s and 40s this is a fast and often wild dance performed in a unique hold