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Michael, Anne and Peter welcome you every Tuesday to our LGBT line dancing social club in Clapham, South London where everyone is welcome

Michael - Our DJ Anne - Door and fundraising Peter - Teacher

Michael plays our music and helps to lead the dancing

Anne will welcome you to the club and takes your money. Speak to her about membership

Peter has been teaching line dancing since 1993. He qualified in this style with the UKA and IDTA once line dancing became recognised as a distinct form by these associations.

Contact Peter on 07774 292092 or or email us

We teach a variety of line dances both old and new and the occasional couple dance to get Everyone Dancing. The dances we teach will be found is the 100s of clubs across the world - see our links page for suggestions

What's happening over the next few months?

We are not just a place to learn to dance we are a social club too. We have regular parties, often themed, where lessons often match the event. Here are some of our up and coming parties and events until the end of 2019

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  • Special Nights and Events in 2019

    Lines and Bears 24th Birthday Party 23rd April 2019

    London Pride - July - Join us at pride and events

    The Cactus Club Birthday 26th Birthday Party - 16th July

    Brighton Pride - 4th August in the Pleasure Gardens

    Free Event - Film Night - 12th August at the Two Brewers with Opening Doors London

    First Traditional Tea Dance on Sunday 18th August

    Meal Out - Beginners' Class at 7pm as usual, 8pm we are going for a meal - 17th September

    Halloween Party 29th October

    Pre Christmas Tea Dance on Sunday 17th November

    End of Year Party - 26th November, Beginners class from 7-8pm as usual

    3rd December - Beginners Only - no club night

    10th December - Our final night of 2019

    Tea Dance on Sunday 16th February 2020

    Lines and Bears 25th Birthday Party 21st April 2020

    Line Dance classes at our regular club night

    7.00-8.00pm Beginners stand alone class - assumed no previous knowledge and no partner required.

    8.00 and 9.15 Three classes for those dances with some experience Beginners class - £3 (You can add the rest of the evening for £5) From 8pm £6 for members , and £8 for non-members

    From 8pm until 11pm the classes are broken up with social dancing so you can practise what you know (or try and pick up the easy routines you will see)

    Borderlines and associated clubs very welcome.

    If you already attend our classes or line dance elsewhere and intend to join us you can join our Facebook group - you must answer 3 questions in order to be considered.

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    In the back bar ar The Two Brewers - the front bar has Happy Hours if you fancy a drink

    The Two Brewers has been a focal point on the gay scene in Clapham, London since the mid 80s. Its back bar provides a good space to dance and socialise.
    114 Clapham High Street, London SW4 7UJ
    Nearest Undergrounds - Clapham Common or Clapham North
    Clapham High Street is on London Overground
    Buses - 50, 88, 155, 345 to St Lukes Avenue or Nelson Row

    Please note that you must be 18 years or over to come to our Two Brewers classes - this is due to licence restrictions.