The John and Ruth Walker Video Library

John and Ruth Walker are two great swing dancers and long-term friends of EUSDS since the society's inception back in 1997. In 2011, they moved to Canada and, before leaving, they made EUSDS a generous gift of their swing video library.

The library includes;

If you watch all of these, you will see lots of great dancing. You will also see a martial arts sequence, a broken bicycle, a video producer being pushed over a sofa, and naked swing dancers in a sauna: no, I'm not going to tell you where - you will just have to watch all of the videos, won't you?!

Please note that these are all VHS video tapes, some PAL, some NTSC. They can be borrowed only by members of EUSDS. Please do not embarrass us by asking us to convert the material to any other format: all are copyright and cannot be copied legally to other formats, and the University of Edinburgh respects copyright laws. You can buy DVD versions of most from

To borrow a tape, please contact Jamie.