FRIDAY

2pm
All your entertainment team are in reception to bid you a big welcome to 'Riviera Swing'! Check-in and come and join Tim Huskisson at the piano in the Windsor Bar for a relaxing pint.

6.30 til 8 pm
Dinner is served in the restaurant

THE WARWICK BALLROOM

8pm
Our resident DJ, Rob Be Bop. Settle down to a great night's entertainment.

8.30pm
A quick get-together party dance to get you ready for the weekend.

9pm
Meet the entertainments team. Introducing your friendly host, Viv The Spiv.   

9.15 pm
Back by demand! It's BENOIT VIELLEFON AND HIS ORCHESTRA

10.00 pm
DJ, Rob Be Bop – Any requests. He's got the lot?

10.30 pm
BENOIT VIELLEFON AND HIS ORCHESTRA – As only he can do it!

11.15 pm
It's Rob on the decks! Quickstep? Jitterbug? Valeta?

11.45 pm
BENOIT VIELLEFON AND HIS ORCHESTRA – Take to the floor for their final set of the night.

12.30 am til late
It's our DJ. Rob Be Bop – Come on now, it's still early!

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The National Anthem. Nighty night!

 

SATURDAY

8 til 10.00 am
Breakfast. Eyes down for a belt-strainer! You'll need that energy!

9 am til 2.30pm
Vintage Fair in the Richmond Ballroom. Open to the public but free to you lovely residents.

11 am til 1.45 pm
Dance classes with our teachers Mark and Hoc in the Warwick ballroom. Come and learn authentic dances popular in the British dancehalls in the 30's and 40's. Lesson times as follows:

11am
Social Foxtrot (rotational)

Noon
Knees Up Mother Brown

1pm
Quickstep

1 til 4 pm
Windsor Bar Singalong. Come and have a relaxing pint and a sing-a-long with Tim on piano, and maybe a quick game of 'Hoy' around 1.50 with your friendly host, Viv and Snowboy.

2 til 4.30 pm
Savoy Tea Dance. In the beautiful Victorian glass-domed restaurant we have our first elegant period Savoy tea-dance with experts Rob and The Swinging Detective. Anyone for a Quickstep? From 4 pm we will be practicing our period fun party dances ready for the evening. Ever tried 'Knees Up Mother Brown' or 'The Trek'?

4.45 til 6.30 pm
Film Matinee in the Richmond Ballroom expertly curated by 'The White Bus'.

6.30 til 8 pm
Your evening meal is served.

THE WARWICK BALLROOM

8.pm
Our resident DJ Rob Be Bop warming that floor up!

9.15 pm
MICHAEL LAW'S PICCADILLY DANCE ORCHESTRA – It does NOT get any better!  

10 pm
Yes, it's Rob on the decks – Balboa? Foxtrot? Lambeth Walk?

10.30 pm
MICHAEL LAW'S PICCADILLY DANCE ORCHESTRA – The master at work!

11.15 pm
Our DJ, Rob Be Bop – Ambrose? Benny Goodman? Al Bowlly ?

11.45 pm
MICHAEL LAW'S PICCADILLY DANCE ORCHESTRA – Let's see a full floor!

12.30am til late
Our resident DJ, Rob Be Bop, joined by none other than Sizzlin' Jim for a late-night hot session!

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The National Anthem. Sleep tight. See you in the morning.

 

SUNDAY

8 til 10.00 am
Breakfast. Get ready for a good blow-out! It's egg and bacon galore!

11 am til 1.45 pm
Dance classes with Mark and Hoc Ewing in the Warwick Ballroom.

11am
Peabody

Noon
Square Tango

1pm
Social Rumba

11.30 am til 1.30 pm
Film Time : Late-morning film with full cinema experience in the Richmond courtesy of 'White Bus Cinema'.

1 til 4 pm
Windsor Bar Singalong: Sunday newspapers, a relaxing pint and a sing-a-long with  Tim at the piano. Anyone for a game of 'Hoy' with Viv and Snowboy at 1.45?

2 til 4.30 pm
Savoy Tea Dance : Our elegant period Savoy tea dance in the beautiful Victorian glass-domed restaurant with Riviera Swing's resident DJ's Rob and The Swinging Detective. Slow Waltz, Rumba and Foxtrots? British period party dances? Yes! At 4pm we'll do some more great old communal party dances. Come on, get those knees up!

4.45 til 6.30pm
Film Matinee: Sadly, our last film in the Richmond ballroom. Expertly curated by 'The White Bus'.

6.30 til 8 pm
Your evening meal is served.

THE WARWICK BALLROOM

8 pm
Our amazing resident DJ, Rob Be Bop – The last night of our long weekend, and WHAT a knees-up we'll have!

9.00 pm
The enigmatic BRANDYN SHAW AND HIS RHYTHM MAKERS!

9.45 pm
Our DJ, Rob Be Bop – He's here just for you!

10.15pm
BRANDYN SHAW AND HIS RHYTHM MAKERS – You lucky people!

11.00 pm
Our resident DJ, Rob Be Bop – It's party dance time!

11.30 pm
BRANDYN SHAW AND HIS RHYTHM MAKERS – The final set of the weekend!

12.15 til late
DJ, Rob Be Bop – Your last chance to dance. We hope you've had a great time.

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The National Anthem.