Every date you want in one place
- Club Diary – a calendar of when the club meets.
- Events in the area – details of the local Scottish Country Dancing events listed below.
Forthcoming Events in the Area
These lead to descriptions of the events, click on a PDF icon for the flyer and on the address for a map.
Dances, Tea dance, Apprentice or ceilidh, Day schools/Courses, Weekends Other
- Sat 8th Dec: Basingstoke - Christmas Charity; Dance
- Friday 28th Dec: RSCDS Berks/Hants/Surrey Border Branch - Christmas Social
- Friday 28th Dec: RSCDS Oxfordshire Branch - Christmas Dance
- Sat 12th Jan: Maidenhead Scottish Dancing Club - Highland Ball
- Sat 2nd Feb: Reading St. Andrew’s SDS - Annual Ball
- Sat 16th Feb: RSCDS Oxfordshire Branch - Day School and Dance
- Thu 5th – Sat 7th Sep 2019: The Jersey Caledonia SCDG - Annual Ball
** Please try to give at least two clear weeks of notice if possible when applying for ticketed events - this makes life far easier and less worry when finalising the preparations. **
The Bracknell Reel Club meets at the Bullbrook Community Centre at 8pm on Thursdays from September to the end of May. We finish at 10pm.
Beginners are welcome on all nights, please tell us in advance if you are coming.
Our teachers are: Deborah Draffin, Alan Davis, Anne Whillis and Peter Loveland. All are welcome, in fact encouraged, to try taking an evening (see Preparing a club night or half-night).
Key T: - Teacher S: - Club Night Social
|Sep||6||Start of Season: David McQuillan|
|13||T: Deborah Draffin|
|20||S: Lilias Anderson|
|27||T: Deborah Draffin|
|Oct||4||S: Hugh Dalrymple|
|11||S: Bob and Annette|
|18||T: Deborah Draffin|
|25||S: Roy Birkinshaw|
|Nov||1||Autumn Social: David and Kathy|
|8||S: David McQuillan|
|15||T: Anne Whillis|
|22||S: Rita Gosney|
|29||T: Anne Whillis|
|Dec||6||S: Lilias Anderson|
|13||Christmas Social: Hugh Dalrymple|
|Jan||3||S: David McQuillan|
|10||T: Anne Whillis|
|17||S: Isabel and Lynda|
|24||Burns Night: Lilias Anderson|
|31||T: Anne Whillis|
|Feb||7||S: Hugh Dalrymple|
|14||T: Anne Whillis|
|21||S: David and Kathy|
|28||T: Peter Loveland|
|Mar||7||S: David McQuillan|
|14||Spring Social: various|
|21||T: Peter Loveland|
|28||S: Roy Birkinshaw|
|Apr||4||S: Lilias Anderson||6||Joint Spring Dance with Camberley at Carnation Hall|
|11||T: Peter Loveland|
|18||S: Hugh Dalrymple|
|25||S: Rita Gosney|
|9||T: Peter Loveland|
|16||AGM: David McQuillan|
|23||S: Lilias Anderson|
|30||End of Season: various|
No more club dancing till 5th September 2019.
The Berks/Hants/Surrey Border Branch has a web page Club Events which lists planned and provisional events by clubs in the area.
For the South East generally see the Scottish Country Dance Diary compiled by the RSCDS London Branch. You can also get emails detailing programmes in the South East via Summer Tuesdays and email-a-programme.
Click on the for any associated notice
Sat 8th Dec: Basingstoke - Christmas Charity; Dance
With Ian Muir and the Craigellachie Band
Please bring a plate of food for the shared finger buffet
All donations and profits from the dance will be donated to Michael’s Hospice, Basingstoke
Friday 28th Dec: RSCDS Berks/Hants/Surrey Border Branch - Christmas Social
Mulled wine 7:15pm – 7:45pm. Dancing to recorded music
Please bring a plate of finger food to share for the supper table.
All dances are walked. Pay on the door.
Friday 28th Dec: RSCDS Oxfordshire Branch - Christmas Dance
Music by Ian Robertson Duo
Including punch and supper wine. Please bring a plate of finger food to share
Sat 12th Jan: Maidenhead Scottish Dancing Club - Highland Ball
Dancing to Ian Muir (Prestwick) and his Scottish Dance Band
Dress Formal. Includes supper and a welcome drink. Bring your own wine.
Please tell of any special dietary requirements when ordering tickets.
Sat 2nd Feb: Reading St. Andrew’s SDS - Annual Ball
Dancing to the music of Ian Muir and the Craigellachie Band
Including supper with a glass of wine. Drinks reception at 7.00pm
Please note change of venue
Sat 16th Feb: RSCDS Oxfordshire Branch - Day School and Dance
Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced classes
Evening dance to music from Chris Oxtoby & The Strathallan Scottish Country Dance Band
Thu 5th – Sat 7th Sep 2019: The Jersey Caledonia SCDG - Annual Ball
Thursday 5th September pre-ball practice 8.00pm.to 10.30pm
Friday and Saturday music provided by Strathallan