Welcome to Swingtown Rebels!  We are a fun community of dancers in Christchurch who teach, perform and social dance an array of swing dance styles from the 1920s, 30s and 40s including Lindy hop, Blues, Balboa, Collegiate Shag, Charlestons, Burlesque and  jazz-style strolls.

We have regular classes every Tuesday night at Hohepa Hall (23 Barrington St), followed by social dancing at Cargo Bar at 359 Lincoln Rd from 8:30 pm. See you there!

  • Interested in taking classes with us? Check out the info on our classes by clicking HERE.
  • Looking for a fun performance for your next conference, event or party? Go HERE.
  • Check out our CALENDAR for upcoming classes, socials and more!


Latest News



New set of classes 25th October
Check out all the details you need to know on the CLASSES page. 

Food Truck Friday -Oct 14th – 6.30pm – 8.30pm
C’mon down to the Cathedral Square on Friday night where the food trucks gather and awesome music will be played. It’s a great way to end your work week and meet some fellow dancers – street food and dancing, whoop……now thats a very good match!
Not one but 2 awesome DJs will be cranking their favourite tunes for your dancing pleasure. So why would you miss it…………Nah, you wouldn’t so we will see you all there.
Food Trucks


18th October join us at Hohepa from 7-8 pm for a FREE taster class, and then head down to Cargo Bar for everyone’s favourite one man band Davey Backyard doing his ridiculously multitalented thing for an amazing evening of social dancing from 8:30 pm!!

All upcoming socials, classes, events and general fun dancey times in Christchurch can be seen on our calendar. Food Trucks