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  • 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 Socials

** 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. **

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Club Diary

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 6Start of Season: David McQuillan
13T: Deborah Draffin
20S: Lilias Anderson
27T: Deborah Draffin
Oct 4S: Hugh Dalrymple
11S: Bob and Annette
18T: Deborah Draffin
25S: Roy Birkinshaw
Nov 1Autumn Social: David and Kathy
8S: David McQuillan
15T: Anne Whillis
22S: Rita Gosney
29T: Anne Whillis
Dec 6S: Lilias Anderson
13Christmas Social: Hugh Dalrymple
20*no dancing*
27*no dancing*
Jan 3S: David McQuillan
10T: Anne Whillis
17S: Isabel and Lynda
24Burns Night: Lilias Anderson
31T: Anne Whillis
Feb 7S: Hugh Dalrymple
14T: Anne Whillis
21S: David and Kathy
28T: Peter Loveland
Mar 7S: David McQuillan
14Spring Social: various
21T: Peter Loveland
28S: Roy Birkinshaw
Apr 4S: Lilias Anderson
6Joint Spring Dance with Camberley at Carnation Hall
11T: Peter Loveland
18S: Hugh Dalrymple
25S: Rita Gosney
May 2*local elections*
9T: Peter Loveland
16AGM: David McQuillan
23S: Lilias Anderson
30End of Season: various
June 6S: (Summer)

No more club dancing till 5th September 2019.

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Events in the area

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.

For dances to the west of here see Forthcoming Dances compiled by John Marshall at the Jockjigging website.

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Sat 2nd Feb: Reading St. Andrew’s SDS - Annual Ball

7.30pm to 11.30pm at St Crispin’s School, London Road, Wokingham, RG40 1SS
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

Morning, afternoon or all day at Headington School, Headington Road, Oxford, OX3 7TD
Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced classes
Evening dance to music from Chris Oxtoby & The Strathallan Scottish Country Dance Band

Sat 2nd Mar: Fleet SCDC - Annual Dance

7.00pm – 11.30pm at Crookham War Memorial Hall, Sandy Lane, Fleet, GU52 8LD
Music by Strathallan
Buffet Supper. Please bring a plate of savoury food to share. Desserts will be provided. Soft drinks, tea, coffee provided. Special diets : Please notify by 22nd February 2019
Free Annual Dance practice same place on Sat 23rd Feb 7.30pm – 10.00pm. Dances will be recapped on the night.

Sat 9th Mar: RSCDS Berks/Hants/Surrey Border Branch - Day School for Dancers and Musicians

Morning and afternoon clases and evening dance at Calthorpe Park School, Hitches Lane, Fleet, Hampshire, GU51 5JA
Improvers and advanced plus an afternoon session for Beginners
Evening dance with Muriel Johnstone and the Day School Musicians
Non-Day School attendees are welcome to join the dance. All dances will be walked once.
The evening dance is not suitable for beginners.
See Application forms, details and teacher profiles

Wednesday 13th Mar: Addlestone and District Scottish Society - Spring Social Dance

7.30pm to 10.30pm at St. Mary’s Church Hall, Church Road, Byfleet, KT14 7NF
Dancing to Chris Oxtoby
Dances will be recapped or walked through
Please bring a plate of food to share
Ideal for less experienced dancers

Tuesday 26th Mar: Farnham SCDC - Spring Dance

8pm to 11pm at Farnham Memorial Hall, Babbs Mead, West Street, Farnham, GU9 7EE
Live music: Ian and Judith Muir
A welcome drink on arrival, bring a plate of savoury finger food to share
All dances will be recapped

Sat 6th Apr: Joint Bracknell & Camberley - Joint Spring Dance

7.30 – 11.00 at Carnation Hall, Chavey Down Road, Winkfield Row, Berks, RG42 7PA
Dancing to Craigievar Scottish Country Dance Band
Please bring a plate of food to share. Most dances recapped/walked as necessary

Sat 27th Apr: Argyll - Day School

Morning and/or afternoon at Edgbarrow Sports Centre, Grant Road, Crowthorne, RG45 7JL
Teachers: James Fairbairn & Rachel Shankland
Musicians: Christina Hood & Robert Mackay
Awaiting details

Sat 27th Apr: Fleet SCDC - Spring Apprentices’ Dance

7:30 – 11pm at Court Moor School, Spring Woods, Fleet, GU52 7RY
Please bring a plate of finger food to share for the supper table.
This is a dance for less experienced dancers. The dances will be recapped and/or walked through, according to need. The programme includes some dances for the more experienced. Whatever your dancing standard, we welcome you and hope you will enjoy the evening with us.

Sat 4th May: Guildford Scottish Country Dance Club - Spring Dance

7.30pm – 11.30pm at Normandy Village Hall, Glaziers Lane, Normandy, Guildford, GU3 2DT, drinks reception from 7pm
Dancing to Iain MacPhail and his Scottish Country Dance Band
All dances will be recapped
Please bring a plate of food for the interval buffet
Tickets are limited and must be bought in advance

Thu 5thSat 7th Sep: The Jersey Caledonia SCDG - Annual Ball

At St Helier’s Town Hall, 50 York Street, Jersey, JE4 8PA
Thursday 5th September pre-ball practice 8.00pm.to 10.30pm
Friday and Saturday music provided by Strathallan

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