Whats on

Upcoming Events

In addition to our weekly classes, the Katz always have a lot going on!  Whether it’s putting on workshops, balls or social dances, performing at markets, community events or corporate functions, supporting local bands, or just hanging about having a dance, you’re invited to come and find out what Swing dancing’s all about!  Join in the fun, catch a Kat for a chat or just check out the scene!


Christmas Party at Albert Hall, ft Connexion Big Band

Albert Hall

SAVE THE DATE! Christmas is coming and we want to celebrate it with YOU!

Join the Swing Katz and ConneXion Big Band for a great night of dancing, food, music, more dancing and great fun. Invite your friends, bring some drinks and get ready to swing out!

Yep it’s that time of year again and we’ve saved the best event for last! The Canberra Swing Katz CHRISTMAS PARTY!!!

Living in Oz it never feels like Christmas until it gets really hot, and Albert Hall on the 17th of December will be getting on like a house on fire as the not to be missed CONNEXION BIG BAND gets us well and truly swinging into the festive spirit.

It’s time to eat, drink, and be merry! So sit back, relax, and feel free to bring whatever refreshments you like!

So join us at 7.30pm on Saturday the 17th of December at Albert Hall, and have yourself a merry little Christmas with the Swing Katz!

(Or rather an awesome, massive, never to be forgotten, not easily gotten over, once in a lifetime night of your life!!!) A live Big Band, social dancing, performances, – is there any way this Swingin’ Christmas Party could get any better??!

Tickets now available HERE!

Past Events

Halloween Hop with Belco Jazz Band!
Majura Hall, Dickson
The Swing Katz annual Halloween Hop is back! One of our most beloved events, it’s your chance to dress to impress in your favourite Halloween get-up. Join us from 8.30pm at the Haunted Majura Hall for fantastic tunes from our friends at The Belco Jazz Band, great dances and some fun surprises!
Spaces are limited, so reserve your spot now by purchasing your tickets here, or grab yours at class this week or at the door.
$20 (to support local music!)
8.30pm Thursday October 27
6.30pm Shag Class
7.30pm Beginner’s Swing Week 6
Majura Hall, Dickson

Shake That Thing is back for 2022!!

We’re so excited about our upcoming workshops and social weekend with international teachers  Peter Flahiff and Lauren Smith!

Nothing boosts your dancing enthusiasm and confidence like immersing yourself in a weekend of workshops! Until you experience it for yourself, you can only imagine how worthwhile and satisfying it is to spend a weekend learning your favourite dances.

This spring is swinging with a social dancing and workshop weekend in Canberra!

Every last week of the month it’s social time! Great music and great company and dancing to bust the blues!

Bring some snacks and your dance shoes, dress in your favourite dancing duds!

Class + $10 or
$20 Social only (when live band)

Please be mindful of the current Covid situation. Do not attend if you have any cold/flu-like symptoms. Feel free to wear a mask.

6.30pm – Shag
7.30pm – Beginner’s Swing
8.30pm – Social dancing

Beginner’s Courses

May 19 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm; $15

2022 Beginner’s Course Dates:

April 7 – May – 19 – June 30 – Aug 11 – Sep 22 – Nov 3

Looking for a way to meet people and get fitter? Then it’s time to get your dancing shoes on and give SWING DANCING a go!

Keep active, meet new friends and have a ball in this fun, no-pressure environment. All welcome – come alone or bring some friends!

~No partner or pre-registration required. Choose to rotate partners or stay with one~

~Covid-conscious practices observed. We request that you are fully vaccinated before attending. Please adhere to current ACT rules, do not attend if you have traveled to a known hotpot/lockdown area recently, show any signs of illness or have been in contact with someone showing signs of illness~

With a touch of vintage flavour, we’re a bunch of fun people who love to bring the dances, music and style of the 1920’s-50’s to today. Known for our high energy, high flying performances and super fun classes, Canberra Swing Katz specialise in Charleston, Lindy Hop and related Swing Dances.

On Thursday nights YOU could be learning how to do this energetic and tremendously fun social dance! Start in week 1 or 2 and learn all the basics you need to look and feel great on the dancefloor in just 6 short weeks!Classes are held at Majura Hall Dickson at 7:30pm. It’s $15 per class or $70 for a 6-week pass. If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to contact The Katz via private message or email at info@canberraswingkatz.com


Upcoming Events