IMG_6845Ever wanted to be a mermaid? Well now’s your chance – there’s a new mermaid academy (yes, you read that right) in town.

Monofin Mermaids, which has recently relocated from Greece to Hastings, teaches children and adults alike how to swim and move like a mermaid, all while wearing a glittering mermaid tail.

“We host monthly mermaid classes where you can learn to become a mermaid, in a safe and secure environment,” says instructor Sarah Jaban. “We’ll loan you an actual mermaid tail to wear in the water, and you and the other mermaids will be taught step by step instructions in how to swim and move like a mermaid, while also enjoying a variety of mermaid themed games. We also supply a special underwater photo booth so your magical moment can be captured and shared amongst all your family and friends.”

Parties and events are open to all strong swimmers, and cost £20 per person for an hour’s session. Find out more at or by emailing [email protected]

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