Schedule

We are excited to have the opportunity to show off Edinburgh with our fantastic venues for ELX 2019. We will be returning to some favourite spots (but not necessarily for the same events – so be sure to check the schedule below carefully) and introducing some brand new venues (some of them have only opened this year!). Have a look at our venues map for where to go!

  • ELX2019 Welcome Party

    ELX2019 kicks off with our Welcome Party on Friday evening.

    Time: 19:00 – 23:00

    Venue: Lauriston Hall, 28 Lauriston Street, EH3 9DJ

    Band:  Reverent Juke (Belgium)

    Theme: Wear a t-shirt from your local dance class or favourite dance camp.

    Note: There won’t be a bar at the venue but you can bring your own alcohol.

     

    Friday After Party

    You can dance and catch up with old friends until the early hours at our Friday After Party.

    Time: 23:00 – 01:00

    Venue: TBC

  • Shag & Balboa Brunch

    Get your Shag and Balboa fix at our brunch.

    Time: 10:00 – 12:30

    Venue: St Columba’s By The Castle, 14 Johnston Terrace, EH1 2PW

    Band: Tenement Jazz Band (Edinburgh)

     

    Lindy Hop Beginners Taster

    Join our Lindy Hop Beginners Taster class and help spread the joy of swing to first timer dancers, taught outside at The Mound Precinct.

    Time: 12:15 – 12:45

    Venue: The Mound Precinct (beside The National Gallery), EH2 2EL

     

    Outside Dancing at the Mound

    Outside dancing in the brilliant Edinburgh sun.

    Time: 13:00 – 15:00

    Venue: The Mound Precinct (beside The National Gallery), EH2 2EL

    Band:  TBC

    Note: Please look after your belongings. This is a public space so please don’t bring anything that you value that you are not able to keep on you person.

     

    The ELX2019 Ball

    Time for the main event, our fabulous Saturday night ball.

    Time: 20:00 – 01:00

    Venue: Greyfriars Kirk, Greyfriars Place, EH1 2QQ

    Band:  Reverent Juke (Belgium)

    Theme: TBC

    Note: There won’t be a bar at the venue but you can bring your own alcohol.

     

    Blues After Party

    Continue dancing into the wee small hours at our Blues After Party.

    Time: 01:00 – 05:00

    Venue: The Halls, South Leith Parish Church, 6 Henderson Street, EH6 6BS

    Band:  TBC

    Note: There won’t be a bar at the venue but you can bring your own beer and wine. This venue does not allow other alcohol, so ensure you finish those at the main party.

  • Tea Dance

    After a well-earned rest, join us at our Sunday afternoon Tea Party.

    Time: 14:00 – 17:00

    Venue: Old Dr Bell’s Baths, 123 Great Junction Street, EH6 5JB

    Band:  TBC

     

    Bonus Event: Sunday Dinner and Pub Quiz

    Enjoy our traditional Sunday evening dinner and quiz.

    Time: 18:30 – 21:00

    Venue: The Granary, 32-34 Shore, EH6 6QN

    Note: To attend this part of the weekend you must purchase a full pass with Sunday dinner/pub quiz.

     

    ELX2019 Farewell Party

    Finally, ELX2019 will wrap up with our Farewell Party. Catch those final few dances with friends old and new, and join us in saying goodbye to ELX2019.

    Time: 21:00 – 00:00

    Venue: The Halls, South Leith Parish Church, 6 Henderson Street, EH6 6BS

    Note: There won’t be a bar at the venue but you can bring your own beer and wine. This venue does not allow other alcohol.