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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. Anne also bakes our cakes and biscuits with a different selection each week.
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.
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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 group too. We have regular parties, often themed, where lessons often match the event. Here are some of our up and coming parties and events in 2024
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  • Here is our up and coming dates for 2024:

    Lines and Bears' Birthday 23rd April, beginners' class as usual

    Tea Dance - Sunday 30th June

    The Cactus Club's Birthday 2nd July (We are 31 years old on), beginners' class as usual

    Tea Dance - Sunday 1st September

    Halloween Party on 29th October

    Line Dance classes at our regular club night for members

    7.00-8.00pm Classes aimed at the beginner - assumed no previous knowledge and no partner required.
    8.00-8.30 Dancealong - easy dances to just get up and try - try out those steps
    8.30-10.30pm Classes for those dancers with some experience Borderlines and associated clubs very welcome.

    If you already attend our classes you can join our closed Facebook group - you must say which class or event you attended
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    In the back bar at The Two Brewers - use the front bar for drinks

    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
    Parking is limited in side streets but free parking is available in Sainsbury's car park - entry from Clapham Park Road
    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.