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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 7Start of Season: David McQuillan
14T: Deborah Draffin
21S: Douglas Dean
28T: Deborah Draffin
Oct 5S: Hugh Dalrymple
12S: Lilias Anderson
19T: Anne Whillis
26S: David McQuillan
Nov 2Autumn Social: David Talbot
9T: Deborah Draffin
16S: Roy and Rita
23T: Anne Whillis
30S: Hugh Dalrymple
Dec 7T: Alan Davis
14Christmas Social: Rita Gosney
21*no dancing*
28*no dancing*
Jan 4S: David McQuillan
11T: Peter Loveland
18S: David Talbot
25Burns Night: Lilias Anderson
Feb 1T: Peter Loveland
8S: Douglas Dean
15S: TBD
22S: David McQuillan
Mar 1T: Peter Loveland
8Spring Social: various
15T: Alan Davis
22S: Lilias Anderson
24Joint Spring Dance with Camberley at Carnation Hall
29S: Roy Birkinshaw
Apr 5T: Alan Davis
12S: Rita Gosney
19S: David and Kathy
26S: Hugh Dalrymple
May 3T: Alan Davis
10AGM: Douglas Dean
17S: David McQuillan
24S: Lilias Anderson
31End of Season: TBD
June 7S: TBD (Summer)
14S: TBD
21S: TBD
28S: TBD

No more club dancing till 6th September 2018.

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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 9th Dec: Basingstoke - Christmas Charity; Dance

7:30 – 11pm at Aldworth School, Western Way, Basingstoke, RG22 6HA
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

7:30 – 10.30pm at The Parish Rooms, St.Paul’s Church, Reading Road, Wokingham, RG41 1EH
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

7:30 – 11.30pm at Cumnor Village Hall, Cumnor Village Hall. High Street, Cumnor, Oxford, OX2 9QF
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

Sat 13th Jan: Maidenhead Scottish Dancing Club - Highland Ball

6.30 – 10.30pm at Manor Green School, Elizabeth Hawkes Way, Maidenhead, SL6 3HF
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

All day at The Abbey School, Kendrick Road, Reading, RG1 5DZ
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

All day at Headington School, Headington Road, Oxford, OX3 7TD
Evening dance to music from Ian Robertson

Sun 18thFri 23rd Feb: RSCDS - Winter School

Week for dancers and musicians at the Atholl Palace Hotel, Perth Road Pitlochry, Perthshire, PH16 5LX and other locations
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

All day at Keinton Mandeville Village Hall and School, Chistles Lane, Keinton Mandeville, Somerton,, TA11 6EX
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

1.30pm – 4.40pm at Long Sutton Village Hall, Martock Road, Long Sutton, TA10 9NT
Teacher; Fiona Grant from RSCDS Bristol Branch

Fri 6thSun 8th Apr: Helensburgh & District Branch - 40th Scottish Country Dance Weekend

Sat 9thSun 10th Jun 2018: Club de danse écossaise de Montpellier - Dancing by the Med

Montpellier club’s 30th International Ball on Saturday with Jim Lindsay and Ian Robertson
Sunday cruise and picnic

Fri 15thSun 17th Jun 2018: Grenoble - SCD Weekend

Weekend at Ecole de danse du Rondeau, 9 Rue Jean Vaujany, 38100 Grenoble
With Raphaëlle Orgeret and Paul Plummer accompanied by Lindsey Ibbotson and Silke Grosholz

Sat 15th Sep 2018: Taunton Caledonian Society - Dancing Day Workshop

Morning and afternoon at Staplegrove Village Hall, 214 Staplegrove Road, Taunton, TA2 6AL
Taught by Mervyn Short
Suitable for all levels

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