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 DJ's Terry Elliott and Rob Be Bop. Settle down to a great night's entertainment.

8.30pm
A quick get-together Palais Glide to get you ready for the weekend.

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

9.15 pm
BENOIT VIELLEFON AND HIS ORCHESTRA – By public demand!

10.00 pm
DJ's – Any requests?

10.30 pm
BENOIT VIELLEFON AND HIS ORCHESTRA – Swinging, as only they can.

11.15 pm
DJ's – They've got 'em all.

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

12.30 am til late
DJ's – You're not going anywhere!

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SATURDAY

8 til 10.30 am
Breakfast. Eyes down for a belt-strainer! You'll need that energy!

9 am til 3 pm
Vintage Fair in the Richmond Ballroom. Open to the public but free to you lovely residents.

9.30 am til 11.30 am
Art in the Windsor Bar. A chance to see the music and nostalgia paintings of John Hammond (or George, as you know him). Signed prints and cards will be on sale.

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

Noon
Mystery dance and Blackpool Walk

1pm
Social Rumba

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' at 1.45 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 Riviera Swing's resident DJ's. Anyone for a Quickstep? From 4  pm we will be practicing our period fun party dances ready for the evening. Ever tried 'the Park Parade' or 'Lambeth Walk'?

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's warming that floor up!

9.15 pm
BRANDYN SHAW AND HIS RHYTHM ACES – Yes, he's back!  

10 pm
DJ's –Any requests? They've got 'em all.

10.45 pm
BRANDYN SHAW AND HIS RHYTHM ACES – Does it get any better?

11.30 pm
DJ's – Balboa? Foxtrot? Jitterbug?

12.15 pm
BRANDYN SHAW AND HIS RHYTHM ACES – The final set. Let's see you on the floor.

1 am til late
DJ's – Ambrose? Benny Goodman? Al Bowlly? Keep those requests coming.

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SUNDAY

8 til 10.30 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
Partnered Conga 

Noon
Peabody

1pm
Mystery dance and Park Parade

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. 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's – The last night of our long weekend, and WHAT a party we'll have!

9.00 pm
THE PALACE AVENUE DANCE ORCHESTRA – The Rolls Royce of dance bands!

9.45 pm
DJ's – They've got 'em all.

10.15pm
THE PALACE AVENUE DANCE ORCHESTRA – It's getting hot in here!

11.00 pm
DJ's – It's party dance time!

11.30 pm
THE PALACE AVENUE DANCE ORCHESTRA – Going out with a bang!

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

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