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What to wear

General clothing

There are no special requirements for clothing, but swing dancing is a moderately energetic activity so you should dress accordingly. Loose, comfortable clothing is recommended, and most people wear a T-shirt and comfortable trousers/ jogging bottoms or a skirt that is wide enough not to restrict the knees. Shorts are fine, but singlets and crop-tops are not recommended (the dance involves frequent hand contact on men's shoulders and at the sides of ladies' waists, and most people find they prefer this to be through clothing, especially once everyone has got a little hot...).

Please bring something warm to put on to go home;  Edinburgh gets cold quickly in the evenings.