Before 3am, Clubs, Swing

22 events

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The Gatsby Club

1920s-themed club night of live jazz, swing, music hall, comedy, burlesque, cocktails and retro tunes.

Glasgow University Union

Sat 29 Nov

£14 for the full night; £5 from 11.30pm / 0141 339 8697

A fabulously festive Winter Ball. Dress Code: Christmas belles, festive finery, vintage decadence, glitz and glamour, top hats and spats, flapper dresses, black or white tie, long pearl necklaces, waistcoats, expensive jewels. Please no jeans or trainers.

Twisted Circus

A musical extravaganza, featuring everything from bouncing Balkan beats to funk, swing and ska.

The Mash House, Edinburgh

Sat 13 Dec

£6–£8 / 0131 220 2987

Sat 10 Jan 2015

£6–£8 / 0131 220 2987

Sat 14 Feb 2015

£6–£8 / 0131 220 2987

…and 10 more dates until 12 Dec 2015

Blitzedmas

A retrotastic Christmas night straight out of the 1940s. Dress to impress and enjoy the vintage hits of old.

SWG3, Glasgow

Sat 13 Dec

£10 in advance; £12 on the door / 0141 357 7246

Bargain Bin Soul

Disco, soul, b-boi and hip hop courtesy of DJ G.Bird (Beck & Bird, Flamingo Flame, Free School).

Bull's Head, Birmingham

Sat 13 Dec

Free / 0121 476 3322

DJ G.Bird (Beck & Bird, Flamingo Flame, Free School) supplies disco, soul, b-boi and hip hop.

Beat Surfing

Funky electro, swing, nu jazz and balkan.

Variety Bar, Glasgow

Thu 11 Dec

Free / 0141 332 4449

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Blitz Party

1940s Blitz-themed night of DJs and live swing.

Village Underground, London EC2A

Wed 31 Dec

£25 / 020 7422 7505

  • 21:00 – 03:00 Blitz Party Village Underground, London

The Candlelight Club

Pop-up cocktail party with a 1920s speakeasy flavour. The secret London venue is announced by email to ticketholders two days before the event.

Candlelight Club (Secret Venue), London E1

Fri 28 Nov

£20 / 07768 628788

A 'Prohibition Paris'-themed night.

Coco Loco

Carnival atmosphere with two resident DJs spinning house, electro and disco.

Electric Circus, Edinburgh

Fri 19 Dec

£5 in advance; £6 on the door / 0131 226 4224

  • 23:00 – 03:00 Coco Loco Electric Circus, Edinburgh

Fri 16 Jan 2015

£5 in advance; £6 on the door / 0131 226 4224

  • 23:00 – 03:00 Coco Loco Electric Circus, Edinburgh

Fri 20 Feb 2015

£5 in advance; £6 on the door / 0131 226 4224

  • 23:00 – 03:00 Coco Loco Electric Circus, Edinburgh
…and 10 more dates until 18 Dec 2015

Electro Swing

DJ Two Decks Charlie spins swing.

Portland Arms, Cambridge

Sat 13 Dec

£5; £4 adv / 01223 357268

Freaky Freaky

Club night with swing, hip hop and R&B.

The Art School, Glasgow

Sat 13 Dec

Prices to be confirmed

Christmas party.

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Jump Jive & Shout

Fun monthly retro/ vintage style jive night with DJ and live music.

The Albany, London W1W

Sat 13 Dec

£5 (£3) / 020 7387 0221

Sat 14 Feb 2015

£5 (£3) / 020 7387 0221

Mumbo Jumbo

Headspin's Steve Austin and Colin Miller join forces with Tackno's Trendy Wendy, mixing up funk, soul, electro, house and good time party tunes.

The Bongo Club, Edinburgh

Sat 6 Dec

£3 before midnight; £5–£7 after / 0131 558 8844

  • 23:00 – 03:00 Mumbo Jumbo The Bongo Club, Edinburgh

Sat 3 Jan 2015

£3 before midnight; £7 after (£5) / 0131 558 8844

  • 23:00 – 03:00 Mumbo Jumbo The Bongo Club, Edinburgh

Sat 31 Jan 2015

£3 before midnight; £7 after (Students £5) / 0131 558 8844

  • 23:00 – 03:00 Mumbo Jumbo The Bongo Club, Edinburgh

New Year's Eve Prohibition with Meantime

A 1920s-themed New Year's Eve prohibition party with a swing band, a DJ and a casino.

The Old Brewery, London SE10

Wed 31 Dec

£75–£140 / 02033271280

Old Royal Naval College, London SE10

Wed 31 Dec

The Old Brewery, The Pepys Building

£75–£140 / 020 8269 4799

The Night Bus

Party on a bus, because why not? Playing tunes from the Beatles to Paolo Nutini, plus there are loads of drink offers.

Casa Iguanas, Bath

Thu 4 Dec

Free / 01225 336666

Thu 11 Dec

Free / 01225 336666

Thu 18 Dec

Free / 01225 336666

Thu 25 Dec

Free / 01225 336666

Planet Of Sound Standing Gig: Soundclash

Renowned artist Peter Liversidge brings the latest stage of his Soundclash series to Pure Groove for an all-day musical session! Soundclash is a durational performance consisting of a group of non-professional DJs. The DJs are only allowed to bring a maximum of 25 records. There is a ritual at the start of a sound clash…

The Plough Arts Centre, Great Torrington

Sat 20 Dec

£10 / 01805 624 624

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Saturday Afternoon High Tease & Burlesque

An eclectic showcase of cabaret, burlesque, bands and tunes. Acts include Miss Ivy Paige, Dr John, Some Like It Hot featuring Kitty's Honky-Tonk Cats, Pete Saunders, Vicious Delicious and burlesque legends Beatrix Von Bourbon and Chrys Columbine.

Cellar Door, London WC2E

Sat 29 Nov

£33–£15 / 020 7240 8848

Saturday Swing Thing

Sheffield's finest swing DJ provides some toe-tapping, hip-swinging fun.

Bungalows & Bears, Sheffield

Sat 29 Nov

Free / 0114 279 2901

Soulsville

DJs Francis Dosoo, Fryer & Mr Mason bring you a night of rapturous soul music, playing rugged rhythms and deep blue grooves long into the midnight hours. Featuring visuals downstairs and the return of Motherfunk upstairs.

The Bongo Club, Edinburgh

Sat 20 Dec

£5 / 0131 558 8844

  • 23:00 – 03:00 Soulsville The Bongo Club, Edinburgh

Sat 17 Jan 2015

£5 / 0131 558 8844

  • 23:00 – 03:00 Soulsville The Bongo Club, Edinburgh

Sunday Rockin’ Club

DJ Soho Kev spins rockabilly and rock'n'roll.

The Alley Cat, London WC2H

Sun 30 Nov

Free

Sun 7 Dec

Free

Sun 14 Dec

Free

…and 2 more dates until 28 Dec

White Mink

Electro Swing and Speakeasy Jazz supply revival swing and jazz.

Komedia, Bath

Fri 20 Feb 2015

£13 / 0845 293 8480

Village Underground, London EC2A

Sat 6 Dec

£15 / 020 7422 7505

Electro Swing versus Speakeasy Jazz with live performances from Swingrowers with a 5-piece line-up, including violin, clarinet, Manouche guitar and vocals plus Swing Zazou.

  • 21:00 – 03:00 White Mink Village Underground, London

Wotever Winter Ball

We invite all who like to dance, swing their hips and move their feet to an LGBT and Queer Tea Dance on a Sunday afternoon that is open to all.

Hackney Picturehouse, London E8

Sun 14 Dec

£12 (£10) / 0871 902 5734