The Summertown Speakeasy July 2024

Saturday July 20th 2024 from 8:00pm to 11:00pm.

The Cherwell School North Site, Marston Ferry Road, Oxford, OX2 7EE.

Entrance – Members £8 – Non-Members £12.

The Summertown Speakeasy July 2024 sees the return of the Big Saturday Dance Night Out to its regular 3rd Saturday of the month spot.  It also follows our successful June event.

The Speakeasy is Oxford’s newest regular Swing dance social dance night and rapidly becoming the most popular of all. Join us on Saturday 20th July for music dancing and a night of intrigue as we open the doors to our art deco ballroom once more. We look forward to welcoming you for a great night out. Winter evenings set the standard. We are raising the bar once again to provide you with a night of dancing you will not want to miss. It’s time to dig out the loudest Hawaiian Shirt you own and your favourite Summer attire, because we are going to have a celebration of colour on the dance floor in July. Tell your friends and make your way to Oxford.

As you enter you will see the stage to your right and a dance floor in front of you. Then to your left you will find a raised platform with a seated area. It is set out in a cafe style layout with refreshments to help yourself.

How much does the Summertown Speakeasy July 2024 cost?

Admission : £8 SDS Members – £12 Non-Members (SDS Membership costs £30 for the year and entitles you to discounts at all our classes and events).

Our inspiration has been the great ballrooms of the Jazz Age. The term was made famous by F Scott Fitzgerald in his collection of eleven short stories called Tales Of The Jazz Age. Consequently we have tried to recapture the vintage glamour he lived through. We strive to create a dance night for Lindy hoppers and other swing style dancers. Our aim is that it will be somewhere you want to come back to again and again.

The Big Saturday Dance Night Out

July is our fourth Speakeasy Night and the first time we have run 2 months consecutively. We can’t wait to welcome you back, as well as entice a few new faces visiting us for the first time. We have a car park for exclusive use by our dancers which has room for 76 cars and is free to use. There is contingency with a second car park if we fill that, so we think we have everyone covered. As long as you avoid the centre of town and reach us via the ring road, you should also avoid the various traffic reducing measures in place in Oxford.

Dig out your Saturday night party outfits and join us for the big dance night out.

How to find us

  • If you approach along Marston Ferry Road from Headington & Marston. Head towards the Banbury Road junction, the turning is on the right just before you reach the junction.
  • If you approach from Banbury Road. Take the turning for Marston Ferry Road and the entrance will be a left turn into the school. It’s about 0.2 miles so keep an eye out for the turning.

Problems with Sat-Nav

Apparently, there is an issue using the postcode with Sat Nav that directs you wrongly. This is due to a shared postcode. If you are using Sat Nav please ensure you enter “Cherwell School NORTH Site” on Marston Ferry Road.

Please note. If you attend our weekly Wednesday night classes, you are going to the other site on the opposite side of the road. The Summertown Speakeasy is at the North Site, not the South Site. If you go to the South site you will be on the wrong side of the road. Hopefully that wont be too confusing for everyone. We will make plenty of announcements at class to hopefully remind everyone.

Maps to help you find Summertown Speakeasy July 2024

You can also find exactly where we are by searching for Summertown Speakeasy on Google Maps.

If you use What3Words the address is ///leap.eggs.scope.

Summertown Speakeasy July 2024 Entrance & Membership

Entrance is £8 for Swing Dance Summertown Members and £12 for Non-Members. You can purchase Membership for £30 per year. If you were planning to make this a regular event in your calendar then membership will save you money. Your membership card also entitles you to reduced admission for any of our dance classes (Currently on a Wednesday night) and any of our other events.

For events where spaces are limited, such as our Blenheim Palace social dances, we also provide preferential access to Members. Therefore there is more to enjoy from Membership than just one event. Membership can be purchased at any time in the calendar and runs from the start of the term you purchase it to the start of the corresponding term the following year.

You can find more details about the Summertown Speakeasy on our dedicated event page.

The Summertown Speakeasy July 2024