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 9th Dec: Basingstoke - Christmas Charity; Dance
- Thursday 28th Dec: RSCDS Berks/Hants/Surrey Border Branch - Christmas Social
- Thursday 28th Dec: RSCDS Oxfordshire Branch - Christmas Dance
- Sat 6th Jan: London Highland Club - New Year Dance
- Sat 13th Jan: Maidenhead Scottish Dancing Club - Highland Ball
- Sat 3rd Feb: Reading St. Andrew’s SDS - Annual Ball
- Sat 17th Feb: RSCDS Oxfordshire Branch - Day School and Dance
- Sun 18th – Fri 23rd Feb: RSCDS - Winter School
- Sat 3rd Mar: RSCDS Somerset Branch - Day School for Dancers and Musicians
- Sat 10th Mar: RSCDS Somerset Branch - Half Day School in Step Dancing
- Fri 6th – Sun 8th Apr: Helensburgh & District Branch - 40th Scottish Country Dance Weekend
- Sat 9th – Sun 10th Jun 2018: Club de danse écossaise de Montpellier - Dancing by the Med
- Fri 15th – Sun 17th Jun 2018: Grenoble - SCD Weekend
- Sat 15th Sep 2018: 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|
|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 Camberley 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 9th 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
Thursday 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.
Thursday 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 6th Jan: London Highland Club - New Year Dance
Music by Craigievar Scottish Country Dance Band
With Haggis supper
Sat 13th Jan: Maidenhead Scottish Dancing Club - Highland Ball
Dancing to Ian Muir (Prestwick) and his Scottish Dance Band
Includes supper and a welcome drink. Dress Formal. Bring your own wine.
Early application price before 23rd December.
Sat 3rd Feb: Reading St. Andrew’s SDS - Annual Ball
Evening dance to music from Ian Muir and the Craigellachie Band
Including supper with a glass of wine
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 3rd Mar: RSCDS Somerset Branch - Day School for Dancers and Musicians
Dancers Teacher; Duncan Brown, accompanied by Rodger McAndrew. Musicians' Tutor: Ian T Muir.
Sat 10th Mar: RSCDS Somerset Branch - Half Day School in Step Dancing
Teacher; Fiona Grant from RSCDS Bristol Branch
Fri 6th – Sun 8th Apr: Helensburgh & District Branch - 40th Scottish Country Dance Weekend
Ball, Class and Dance
Sat 9th – Sun 10th Jun 2018: Club de danse écossaise de Montpellier - Dancing by the Med
Sunday cruise and picnic
Fri 15th – Sun 17th Jun 2018: Grenoble - SCD Weekend
With Raphaëlle Orgeret and Paul Plummer accompanied by Lindsey Ibbotson and Silke Grosholz
Sat 15th Sep 2018: Taunton Caledonian Society - Dancing Day Workshop
Taught by Mervyn Short
Suitable for all levels