Care to dance? The secret tribes who make weekends go with a swing

Forget regular clubbing. A hidden social network of nights where anyone can salsa, swing or tango is waiting to welcome you – but who’s on the dancefloor?

Who’s out dancing on a weekend? All around the country nightclubs fill up with (mainly) young people bouncing until the small hours to amplified bass, getting intoxicated and, maybe, copping off. Yet there’s another, less visible network of clubs where people dance more formally – think salsa, tango, ballroom, jive. Here there is a wider age range, less drinking and lower decibels, and everyone’s likely to be done before midnight. I went to three of them to find out who goes there – and why.

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Source: Guardian Dance News

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