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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 Talbot
11T: Peter Loveland
18S: David McQuillan
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 21st Oct: London Branch RSCDS - Day School

Day School for Dancers and Musicans at Paddington Academy, Marylands Road, London, W9 2DR
Please see Day School

Tuesday 31st Oct: Tadley Scottish Country Dance Club - Hallowen Dance

7.30 – 10.30pm at AWE Recreational Society, AWE, Aldermaston, RG7 4PR
Includes Supper. All dances walked through. A fund raising party
*Fancy dress optional*

Sunday 12th Nov: Reading St. Andrew’s SDS - Afternoon Tea Dance

2.30 – 6.00 pm at Thameside Primary School, Harley Road, Caversham, Reading, RG4 8DB
Dancing to the music of Ian Robertson
Ticket includes refreshments. All dances will be recapped and/or walked through.

Fri 17thSun 19th Nov: Asilomar - Dance Weekend

Three days at Asilomar Conference Grounds, Pacific Grove, CA, USA
Hosted by RSCDS San Francisco. See full details

Sat 18th Nov: St John’s SCDC - Annual Ball

7.30 – 11.45pm at Emmbrook School, Emmbrook Road, Wokingham, RG41 1JP
With Ian Muir & The Craigellachie Scottish Dance Band
Welcome Drink 7pm for 7.30pm start. Soft drinks will be provided - and wine with supper

Sat 25th Nov: The Simon Trust - Scottish Reeling Dance

7.15 – Midnight at Farnham Army Reserve Centre, Guildford Road, Farnham, GU9 9QB
Dancing to The George Buchanan Scottish Dance Band
Black Tie or Tartans. Glass of bubbly on arrival and supper included
The Simon Trust - supporting adults with autism

Sat 2nd Dec: Fleet SCDC - Autumn Apprentices’ Dance

7:30 – 11pm 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.

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.

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, Lindsay Ibbotson, Paul Plummer, and Mervyn Short
Musicians: Ian R Muir, Ian and Judith Muir, Muriel Johnstone, and Judith Smith
See Booking Form

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