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
- Tuesday 21st Mar: Farnham SCDC - Spring Dance
- Fri 24th – Sun 26th Mar: RSCDS Cornwall - 13th Residential Weekend
- Sat 25th Mar: Joint Camberley & Bracknell - Joint Spring Dance
- Sat 1st Apr: Reading St. Andrew’s SDS - Spring Ceilidh
- Fri 31st Mar – Sun 2nd Apr: Helensburgh & District Branch - Scottish Country Dance Weekend
- Sunday 2nd Apr: Newbury and District Caledonian Society - Spring Tea Dance
- Sat 8th Apr: Fleet SCDC - Spring Apprentices’ Dance
- Fri 21st – Sun 23rd Apr: Harrogate - Scottish Country Dance Weekend
- Sat 22nd Apr: Argyll - Day School
- Sat 29th Apr: Guildford Scottish Country Dance Club - Spring Dance
- Sunday 7th May: Maidenhead Scottish Dancing Club - Afternoon Tea Dance
- Sat 20th May: RSCDS Berks/Hants/Surrey Border Branch - Ruby Anniversary Ball
- Fri 8th – Sat 9th Sep: The Jersey Caledonia SCDG - Scottish Country Dance Weekend
- Fri 6th – Sun 8th Oct: Argyll - Argyll Weekend
** 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||8||Start of Season: David McQuillan|
|15||T: Deborah Draffin|
|22||S: David Talbot|
|29||T: Deborah Draffin|
|Oct||6||S: Hugh Dalrymple|
|13||S: Douglas Dean|
|20||T: Deborah Draffin|
|27||Autumn Social: Lilias Anderson|
|Nov||3||T: Alan Davis|
|10||S: Grant Glanville|
|17||S: David McQuillan|
|24||T: Anne Whillis|
|Dec||1||S: The Committe|
|8||S: Rita Gosney|
|15||Christmas Social: Peter Bloomfield|
|Jan||5||S: Lilias Anderson|
|12||T: Peter Loveland|
|19||S: Roy Birkinshaw|
|26||Burns Night: David Talbot|
|Feb||2||T: Peter Loveland|
|9||S: Hugh Dalrymple|
|16||S: David McQuillan|
|23||T: Anne Whillis|
|Mar||2||S: Peter Bloomfield|
|9||T: Peter Loveland|
|16||Spring Social: various|
|23||S: Lilias Anderson|
|25||Joint Spring Dance with Camberley at Carnation Hall|
|30||S: Rita Gosney|
|Apr||6||T: Alan Davis||13||S: Grant Glanville|
|20||S: David McQuillan|
|27||T: Alan Davis|
|May||4||S: Peter Bloomfield|
|11||AGM: Douglas Dean|
|18||S: David and Kathy|
|25||End of Season: Lilias Anderson|
|June||1||S: David McQuillan|
|8||S: David Talbot|
|15||S: Lilias Anderson|
|22||S: Hugh Dalrymple|
No more club dancing till 7th September 2017.
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
Tuesday 21st Mar: Farnham SCDC - Spring Dance
Live music with Ian and Judith Muir
A welcome drink on arrival, bring a plate of savory food to share
Pay at the door. All dances will be recapped
Fri 24th – Sun 26th Mar: RSCDS Cornwall - 13th Residential Weekend
Dancing to Strathallan
Please bring a plate of food to share. Dances recapped/walked as necessary
FREE practice nights, 8pm Tue 14th March at St. Paul’s Church Hall, Crawley Ridge, Camberley, Surrey, GU15 2AD. Note not the 21st
and 8pm Thu 23rd March at Bullbrook Community Centre, Bullbrook Row, Bracknell, RG12 2NL
Sat 1st Apr: Reading St. Andrew’s SDS - Spring Ceilidh
Dancing to Ian Robertson duo
All dances recapped. Entertainment by Society members and friends
EVERYONE WELCOME. Please bring a contribution to the finger buffet
Fri 31st Mar – Sun 2nd Apr: Helensburgh & District Branch - Scottish Country Dance Weekend
Sunday 2nd 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 8th 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.
Fri 21st – Sun 23rd Apr: Harrogate - Scottish Country Dance Weekend
Music by Robert Whitehead and the Danelaw Scottish Country Dance Band
Sat 22nd Apr: Argyll - Day School
Teachers: Pat Houghton and Simon Wales
Musicians: Robert Mackay and Ian Robertson
Sat 29th Apr: Guildford Scottish Country Dance Club - Spring Dance
Dancing to Nicol McLaren and the Glencraig Scottish Dance Band
Drinks Reception from 7pm. All dances will be recapped.
Please bring a plate of food for the interval buffet
Sunday 7th May: Maidenhead Scottish Dancing Club - Afternoon Tea Dance
Music from Ian Muir (Prestwick) and his Scottish Dance Band and Bob Parsons
Sandwiches, scones and cakes. All dances walked - however not suitable for beginners
Tickets must be purchased in advance.
Sat 20th May: RSCDS Berks/Hants/Surrey Border Branch - Ruby Anniversary Ball
Dancing to Ian Muir and the Craigellachie Band
Includes a welcome drink (from 7.00pm), and supper with a glass of wine
Dances will be recapped. Details to follow.
Fri 8th – Sat 9th Sep: The Jersey Caledonia SCDG - Scottish Country Dance Weekend
Fri 6th – Sun 8th Oct: Argyll - Argyll Weekend
Teachers: Margo Priestley and Tom McKinley
Musicians: Robert Mackay and Ian and Judith Muir
Musicians teacher: Ian Muir and the Craigellachie Band