Jive Hub

Dance events for the Modern/Smooth Jive, Modern Blues/Blues & Expressive partner dance communities. Please scroll down for some general information & diary dates

Jive Hub 

(Berko)

  • Welcome to the Jive Hub - 

partner dance events for bonafide dancers of the Modern Jive, 

Leroc / Ceroc, Chillout / Smooth Jive, Blues & WCS communities, 

with occasional classes & workshops when stated.

NB - Events without specific classes, are unsuitable for first time beginners. Some events eg The Edge, are less than suitable for very early novices. 


Our events listed below, are held (unless otherwise notified) 

at Berkhamsted Town Hall, 196 High St, Berkhamsted, Herts, HP4 3AP 


NB : All of our events are suspended (from March 2020) until further notice due to the coronavirus situation & public health england / media guidance.

Take care of each other and we'll update you when we can X


Please observe the dancing communities' respectful & decent request for good hygiene.

As a member of the dance community, how can you help?

Clean hands matter.
You can 'do your bit' to reduce the spread of the virus
or indeed any cold & flu bugs, through good personal hygiene.

This includes:
    Frequent hand washing (wash your hands for 20 seconds) and hand sanitising during your visits

    Making use of the soap and any sanitisers available inc bring your own hand gels.

    Covering your mouth and nose with a tissue when coughing or sneezing and dispose of the tissue in the bin after use

    Familiarise yourself with the latest Government or NHS guidance and
do not visit dance venues if you have any cold or flu symptoms or
are displaying symptoms of COVID-19 and are advised to self-isolate
    Follow Government guidance if you are a returning traveller

With the efforts of everyone in the dancing community,
let's work together to keep everyone safe and healthy.

Thank you.


You can also help us to reduce plastic/single use cup 'waste to landfill' to zero,

by bringing a resuable coffee cup / water bottle etc

Thank you in advance for your co-operation. 


NB Polite notices

These halls have excellent floors and prohibit the use of talc 

or any other substance for use, 

or on dance shoes, in the dancing areas/floors, 

as well as anywhere in the building. 


Aerial type / lift dance moves, are not permitted. 

Appropriate dance shoes / sensible footwear are required.


We ask all dancers to respect other dancers' 

safety & personal space; 

also the buildings' / halls' / facilities / rules etc, 

while dancing with us.


We THANK YOU in advance for your co-operation on these safety matters & retain the right to refuse entry..


Contact us or join our Mailing list   

Email: newberko@talktalk.net  or  

Text / Phone: 07734 321469



DIARY DATES - all cancelled until further notice (March 2020)

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Monthly Sunday'sJive & Chill, 7-10pm, £8 b4 730pm / £10 after

A great night of music and dance that regularly ends on a high! 

Mainly medium tempo tunes amongst others, to suit the mood of the evening



The EDGE, 830pm - 01am

£10 early bird before 9pm / £12 after

It's the Edge. A highly respected event giving you some unique tunes like no other, inc top Uk djs. There's no high pace thud thud. 

The music caters for a mixture of genres with medium & slower tempos;

ideal for smooth MJ, bluesy, musicality & expressive dancing



MONTH

Monthly Saturday'sMonthly Modern Jive, 830pm - Midnight, £10 

A popular monthly dance with mainly modern jive music and some smooth tunes too. Friendly crowd with sensible music across the board.


Occasional - Sunday Chill in Puttenham Village, near Tring, 7-10pm, £10. 

Venue address: Cecilia Hall, Church Road, Puttenham Village,

Puttenham, near Tring, HP23 4PR (car park is opposite the hall -

or if full, please park in the local street/s with consideration for others.

We return to the lovely Cecila Hall in Puttenham, for an evening of music and dance that's both mellow, yet uplifting!

Mainly medium tempo tunes amongst others, to suit the mood of the evening, along with the occasional surprise.



Monthly Friday's - The EDGE, 830pm - 01am

£10 early bird before 9pm / £12 after

It's the Edge. A highly respected event giving you some unique tunes like no other, inc top Uk djs. There's no high pace thud thud. 

The music caters for a mixture of genres with medium & slower tempos;

ideal for smooth MJ, bluesy, musicality & expressive dancing