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 2nd Feb: Reading St. Andrew’s SDS - Annual Ball
- Sat 16th Feb: RSCDS Oxfordshire Branch - Day School and Dance
- Sat 2nd Mar: Fleet SCDC - Annual Dance
- Sat 9th Mar: RSCDS Berks/Hants/Surrey Border Branch - Day School for Dancers and Musicians
- Wednesday 13th Mar: Addlestone and District Scottish Society - Spring Social Dance
- Tuesday 26th Mar: Farnham SCDC - Spring Dance
- Sat 6th Apr: Joint Bracknell & Camberley - Joint Spring Dance
- Sat 27th Apr: Argyll - Day School
- Sat 27th Apr: Fleet SCDC - Spring Apprentices’ Dance
- Sat 4th May: Guildford Scottish Country Dance Club - Spring Dance
- Thu 5th – Sat 7th Sep: 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 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
Sat 2nd Mar: Fleet SCDC - Annual Dance
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
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
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
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
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
Teachers: James Fairbairn & Rachel Shankland
Musicians: Christina Hood & Robert Mackay
Sat 27th Apr: Fleet SCDC - Spring Apprentices’ Dance
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
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 5th – Sat 7th Sep: The Jersey Caledonia SCDG - Annual Ball
Thursday 5th September pre-ball practice 8.00pm.to 10.30pm
Friday and Saturday music provided by Strathallan