Riviera Swing is a weekend of 1930's & 1940's vintage entertainment in Torquay happening at The Victoria Hotel, Torquay, in Devon from Friday 15th until Monday 18th February 2013 offering dance classes, tea dances, sing-a-longs, classic cinema, and a vintage market.
Line-upActs confirmed include The Pasadena Roof Orchestra, Lola Lamour & her Blue Light Boys, The Little Devils, Kate Garner, and DJs including O-Kay For Sound, Rob Be-Bop, The Swinging Detective, and hosted by Viv The Spiv.
TicketsTickets are priced at £189 per person for 2 nights (Fri-Sun) or £249 per person for 3 nights (Fri-Mon). Prices include breakfast and evening meal, dance classes, cinema and free access to a swimming pool and leisure facilities.A Non-residential weekend pass is priced at £139/person. Places can be reserved with a £50 deposit (non-refundable). To buy tickets, here.
DJs will offer Quickstep, Fox Trot, Waltz, Lindy, or Balboa and there's a chance to try your hand at period party dances including the Palais Glide, The Valeta, The Lambeth Walk, and more with dance teachers Mark & Hoc Ewing, aided and abetted by Bryan & Lou Webb and Rob Be Bop & Julie.
There will be tea dances every afternoon with DJ's, a gathering around the piano for daily lunchtime sing-a-longs with Kate Garner, daughter of Chas (Chas and Dave) Hodges.
Plus screenings of classic vintage cinema, as well as clothes, shoes, music, accessories and more at the vintage market.
More information will be here when available.
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