Welcome to the Vintage Tap and Swing website. Edinburgh-based dancer Cathy Harrison would like to invite you to join her for some fun classes and workshops. Cathy has been dancing forever, and has experience in tap, jazz and all the main swing dances. From beginner to advanced, you'll find something to suit you here. Enjoy!


Unfortunately all classes are suspended for the moment due to the COVID-19 situation. We are extremely keen to start up again but obviously will only do so when it can be done safely in a manner with which participants are comfortable. Watch this space and our Facebook page for more updates. 

Latest News: Tap Dance classes will be starting up again at 5:30pm on Thursday 15th August. Places will be strictly limited and advance bookings are required. Please email for details/to book.  

What's On

Dances Through The Decades

A chance to have fun learning some different dance styles. Try out the Charleston of the 1920s, then travel through the Swing Era, the Rock'n'Roll 50s, the Swingin' 60s, those disco years of the 70s and the dayglo 80s. Phew! We'll have fun as we learn some iconic dances of the time. Come and join us! £5/£4 concessions per class - pay on the door.

Where? North Merchiston Club

When? Classes currently suspended due to COVID-19

More details on Facebook.

Tap Dance for Improvers

The next four week block of classes for improver dancers will be from 13th August until 3rd September 2020. Need to know basic time steps. Only available as a block booking. £20/£16 concessions for the block. Email for more information or to book - advance booking is essential as numbers will be strictly limited..  

Where? North Merchiston Club

When? Thursdays 5.30-6.30pm


Swing Dance classes are continuing at Dance Base and are available as a course or on a drop in basis. 


I'm having a break from SwingTrain in 2020 so no classes planned for the immediate future, but keep an eye out.

Lindy Hop Tuesdays

Lindy Hop Tuesdays is on a hiatus at the moment. We’ve been busy with other workshops, lately! Why not join us for Dances Through The Decades? We’ve also got other exciting things coming up very soon, so keep checking back here or join our mailing list.