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Fancy some dancing in the fabulous retro Rivoli Ballroom – with a live band, DJs filling in and a beginners’ jive lesson to kick the evening into swing? Our ever-popular monthly Saturday nights have a lively buzz, great jive, swing and original R&B music and everyone from 18 to 80 taking to the floor! Jive Party is for beginners and experts alike, at The Rivoli Ballroom, Lewisham in London. It’s usually, but not always, on the 3rd Saturday in the month.
Jive Party is run by dance enthusiasts who book the venue and the bands, promote and organise the nights; the events are independent of The Rivoli. Read what The Independent had to say about it. Prior to moving to The Rivoli, Jive Parties were held at Leicester Square’s Notre Dame Hall, which is now a theatre.
The Rivoli is a totally unique, Grade II-listed venue that’s perfect for dancing to live music. The large maple sprung dancefloor is lit by chandeliers, glitter balls and over-sized chinese lantens. The walls are adorned with red velvet and flock wallpaper. If it looks a bit familiar, you may have seen it already as a backdrop in countless photo-shoots, pop videos and feature films.
Warning…. on busier nights it gets hot! So gentlemen, consider taking a spare shirt to change into and give the girls a break!
You’ll find this amazing venue at 350 Brockley Road London SE4 2BY, opposite Crofton Park overground station. Here’s a map to help you find it. For more travel assistance we recommend the tfl journey planner.