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 17th Feb: RSCDS Oxfordshire Branch - Day School and Dance
- Sun 18th – Fri 23rd Feb: RSCDS - Winter School
- Sat 24th Feb: Fleet SCDC - Annual Dance
- Sat 3rd Mar: RSCDS Somerset Branch - Day School for Dancers and Musicians
- Sat 10th Mar: RSCDS Berks/Hants/Surrey Border Branch - Day School for Dancers and Musicians
- Sat 10th Mar: RSCDS Somerset Branch - Half Day School in Step Dancing
- Wednesday 14th Mar: Addlestone and District Scottish Society - Spring Social Dance
- Tuesday 20th Mar: Farnham SCDC - Spring Dance
- Sat 24th Mar: Joint Camberley & Bracknell - Joint Spring Dance
- Fri 6th – Sun 8th Apr: Helensburgh & District Branch - 40th Scottish Country Dance Weekend
- Sat 21st Apr: Fleet SCDC - Spring Apprentices’ Dance
- Sunday 29th Apr: Newbury and District Caledonian Society - Spring Tea Dance
- Sat 5th May: Guildford Scottish Country Dance Club - Spring Dance
- Sat 9th – Sun 10th Jun: Club de danse écossaise de Montpellier - Dancing by the Med
- Fri 15th – Sun 17th Jun: Grenoble - SCD Weekend
- Fri 7th – Sat 8th Sep: The Jersey Caledonia SCDG - Annual Ball
- Sat 15th Sep: Taunton Caledonian Society - Dancing Day Workshop
** 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||7||Start of Season: David McQuillan|
|14||T: Deborah Draffin|
|21||S: Douglas Dean|
|28||T: Deborah Draffin|
|Oct||5||S: Hugh Dalrymple|
|12||S: Lilias Anderson|
|19||T: Anne Whillis|
|26||S: David McQuillan|
|Nov||2||Autumn Social: David Talbot|
|9||T: Deborah Draffin|
|16||S: Roy and Rita|
|23||T: Anne Whillis|
|30||S: Hugh Dalrymple|
|Dec||7||T: Alan Davis|
|14||Christmas Social: Rita Gosney|
|Jan||4||S: David McQuillan|
|11||T: Peter Loveland|
|18||S: David Talbot|
|25||Burns Night: Lilias Anderson|
|Feb||1||T: Peter Loveland|
|8||S: Douglas Dean|
|15||S: Lilias Anderson|
|22||S: David McQuillan|
|Mar||1||T: Peter Loveland|
|8||Spring Social: various|
|15||T: Alan Davis|
|22||S: Lilias Anderson|
|24||Joint Spring Dance with bracknell at Carnation Hall|
|29||S: Roy Birkinshaw|
|Apr||5||T: Alan Davis||12||S: Rita Gosney|
|19||S: David and Kathy|
|26||S: Hugh Dalrymple|
|May||3||T: Alan Davis|
|10||AGM: Douglas Dean|
|17||S: David McQuillan|
|24||S: Lilias Anderson|
|31||End of Season: TBD|
|June||7||S: TBD (Summer)|
No more club dancing till 6th September 2018.
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 17th Feb: RSCDS Oxfordshire Branch - Day School and Dance
Evening dance to music from Ian Robertson
Sun 18th – Fri 23rd Feb: RSCDS - Winter School
Teachers: Helen Russell, Lindsey Ibbotson, Paul Plummer, and Mervyn Short
Musicians: Ian R Muir, Ian and Judith Muir, Muriel Johnstone, and Judith Smith
See Booking Form
Sat 24th Feb: Fleet SCDC - Annual Dance
Music by Strathallan
Welcome drink. Buffet Supper, including Homemade Desserts.
FREE practice Evening Sat.17 Feb. at same venue at 7.30pm. Dances will be recapped on night.
Sat 3rd Mar: RSCDS Somerset Branch - Day School for Dancers and Musicians
Sat 10th 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 Ian Robertson 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 details and teacher profiles
Sat 10th Mar: RSCDS Somerset Branch - Half Day School in Step Dancing
Teacher; Fiona Grant from RSCDS Bristol Branch
Wednesday 14th 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 20th 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
Join us to celebrate the coming of Spring
Dancing to Craigievar Scottish Country Dance Band
Please bring a plate of food to share. Most dances recapped/walked as necessary
FREE practice nights, 8pm Tue 13th March (NOT the 20th) at St. Paul’s Church Hall, Crawley Ridge, Camberley, Surrey, GU15 2AD. and 8pm Thu 22rd March at Bullbrook Community Centre, Bullbrook Row, Bracknell, RG12 2NL
Fri 6th – Sun 8th Apr: Helensburgh & District Branch - 40th Scottish Country Dance Weekend
Ball, Class and Dance
Sat 21st 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.
Sunday 29th Apr: Newbury and District Caledonian Society - Spring Tea Dance
Dancing to Ian Robertson
Tea, Coffee, Squash and Delicious Home-Made Cakes & Savouries
Join us for a friendly afternoon’s dancing!
Sat 5th May: Guildford Scottish Country Dance Club - Spring Dance
Dancing to Ian Muir and the Craigellachie Band
Please bring a plate of food for the interval buffet
Tickets are limited and must be bought in advance
Sat 9th – Sun 10th Jun: Club de danse écossaise de Montpellier - Dancing by the Med
Sunday cruise and picnic
Fri 15th – Sun 17th Jun: Grenoble - SCD Weekend
With Raphaëlle Orgeret and Paul Plummer accompanied by Lindsey Ibbotson and Silke Grosholz
Fri 7th – Sat 8th Sep: The Jersey Caledonia SCDG - Annual Ball
Music provided by The Craigellachie Band
Thursday 6th September pre-ball practice 8.00pm.to 10.30pm
Sat 15th Sep: Taunton Caledonian Society - Dancing Day Workshop
Taught by Mervyn Short
Suitable for all levels