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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 8Start of Season: David McQuillan
15T: Deborah Draffin
22S: David Talbot
29T: Deborah Draffin
Oct 6S: Hugh Dalrymple
13S: Douglas Dean
20T: Deborah Draffin
27Autumn Social: Lilias Anderson
Nov 3T: Alan Davis
10S: Grant Glanville
17S: David McQuillan
24T: Anne Whillis
Dec 1S: The Committe
8S: Rita Gosney
15Christmas Social: Peter Bloomfield
22*no dancing*
29*no dancing*
Jan 5S: Lilias Anderson
12T: Peter Loveland
19S: Roy Birkinshaw
26Burns Night: David Talbot
Feb 2T: Peter Loveland
9S: Hugh Dalrymple
16S: David McQuillan
23T: Anne Whillis
Mar 2S: Peter Bloomfield
9T: Peter Loveland
16Spring Social: various
23S: Lilias Anderson
25Joint Spring Dance with Camberley at Carnation Hall
30S: Rita Gosney
Apr 6T: Alan Davis
13S: Grant Glanville
20S: David McQuillan
27T: Alan Davis
May 4S: Peter Bloomfield
11AGM: Douglas Dean
18S: David and Kathy
25End of Season: Lilias Anderson
June 1S: David McQuillan
8S: David Talbot
15S: Lilias Anderson
22S: Hugh Dalrymple
29S: TBD

No more club dancing till 7th September 2017.

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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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Tuesday 21st Mar: Farnham SCDC - Spring Dance

At Weydon School - Main Hall, Weydon Lane, Farnham, GU9 8UG
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 24thSun 26th Mar: RSCDS Cornwall - 13th Residential Weekend

Sat 25th Mar: Joint Camberley & Bracknell - Joint Spring Dance

7.30 – 11.00 at Carnation Hall, Chavey Down Road, Winkfield Row, Berks, RG42 7PA
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

7.30pm - 11:00pm at Chiltern Edge Community Education Centre, Reades Lane, Sonning Common, RG4 9LN
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 MarSun 2nd Apr: Helensburgh & District Branch - Scottish Country Dance Weekend

Sunday 2nd Apr: Newbury and District Caledonian Society - Spring Tea Dance

2 – 5pm at St George’s Hall, Andover Road, Newbury, RG14 6NU
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

2 – 5pm at Court Moor School, Spring Woods, Fleet, GU52 7RY
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 21stSun 23rd Apr: Harrogate - Scottish Country Dance Weekend

Weekend at the The Cairn Hotel, Ripon Road, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG1 2JD
Music by Robert Whitehead and the Danelaw Scottish Country Dance Band

Sat 22nd Apr: Argyll - Day School

All or half day at the Edgbarrow Sports Centre, Grant Road, Crowthorne, RG45 7JL
Teachers: Pat Houghton and Simon Wales
Musicians: Robert Mackay and Ian Robertson

Sat 29th Apr: Guildford Scottish Country Dance Club - Spring Dance

7.30 – 11.30 at Normandy Village Hall, Glaziers Lane, Normandy, Guildford, GU3 2DT
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

2.45pm – 6.15pm at Carnation Hall, Chavey Down Road, Winkfield Row, Berks, RG42 7PA
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

At Emmbrook School, Emmbrook Road, Wokingham, RG41 1JP
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 8thSat 9th Sep: The Jersey Caledonia SCDG - Scottish Country Dance Weekend

Fri 6thSun 8th Oct: Argyll - Argyll Weekend

Weekend for dancers and musicans at the Dillington House, Ilminster, Somerset, TA19 9DT
Teachers: Margo Priestley and Tom McKinley
Musicians: Robert Mackay and Ian and Judith Muir
Musicians teacher: Ian Muir and the Craigellachie Band

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