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Fun Pit special event!

by swingadmin on 12th February 2018

This Friday 16 February 2018, Swing Patrol’s Fun Pit hits the road for a special, one night only event, at a different but familiar location –
Tango Esencia: 327 Swan St. Richmond

Same schedule of classes (Level 2 @ 7pm, Level 1 @ 8pm), featuring regular Fun Pit teachers Tanya Stephan and Joel Kohn.
Plus social dancing from 9 -11.30pm with DJs Damon and Scott.

Long ago, one summer in the early 2000s, Swing Patrol launched a new venue, with a beginner class and social dancing, to fill the gap while other class venues were on hiatus. It was named after the directors – Claudia FUNder and Scott CuPIT – FUN PIT. For several years it’s home was Sidewalk Tango, a delightful dance studio at 327 Swan St Richmond. Over the years, Fun Pit changed locations, the studio (re-branded as Tiki Bar) became home to our regular Sunday Blues venue for a time, and has hosted our weekly Balboa classes for 10 years. Recently refurbished and reopened as Tango Esencia, it boasts a beautiful dance floor, lounge area and bar.

With Swing Patrol director Scott Cupit in town, this is the perfect excuse for a return to home base, for a special Fun Pit Summer Party. Be sure to come along on Friday, you never know who you might see on the dance floor!

Where: Tango Esencia: 327 Swan St. Richmond (upstairs, between Burnley & Coppin Sts)
less than 10mins walk, or 2 mins drive from our usual Fun Pit location, and an easy tram ride down Swan St. MAP
When: Friday 16 February 2018
What time: 7pm Level 2 class, 8pm Level 1 class, 9pm-11.30 social dancing
How much: $16 for 1 class, $24 for 2, social dancing $8 (or free if you’ve done the class). Cash only, pay at the door, no bookings required.

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