The Big Swing

Come and party like it’s 1945 at The Big Swing; Bristol Jazz & Blues Festival’s legendary vintage fling! Featuring King Pleasure and the Biscuit Boys and the 17-piece Bruce/Ilett Big Band, take a step back in time to the Golden Age of Jazz for an evening of jitterbugging, jiving and lindy hopping unlike any other. Dancers of all abilities welcome as well as those who prefer to spectate.

In the foyer from 8pm there are swing dance lessons, cabaret and vintage makeovers.

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On Wednesday 23 September 2020 Colston Hall changed its name to Bristol Beacon.

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