The Royal Scottish Country Dance Society
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RSCDS Berks/Hants/Surrey Border Branch
Our local branch. Join this for full news from the area plus the latest dances and news from the RSCDS. You also get useful discounts on events arranged by the branch and on RSCDS merchandise.
Many people dance different nights at different clubs, these are all within the branch or easy distance from Bracknell. There are a number of local clubs not on the web, see ‘Affiliated Clubs’ at the RSCDS Berks/Hants/Surrey Border Branch. Up to date contacts for most further afield can be found in Scottish Country Dance Classes in the South and East.
The RSCDS Berks/Hants/Surrey Border Branch runs a General level class at Our Lady Queen of Heaven RC Church Hall, 111 Portsmouth Road Frimley GU16 7AA on Wednesdays.
Addlestone & District Scottish Society
Meet on Wednesdays: general.
Bracknell Reel Club
Meet on Thursdays. That’s us in case you print this out!
Camberley Reel Club
Meet on Tuesdays. And a web site to be jealous of.
Farnham Scottish Country Dance Club
Meet on Tuesdays.
Fleet Scottish Country Dance Society
Meet fortnightly on Saturdays.
They host the very popular Apprentices Dances
Guildford Scottish Country Dance Club
Meet on Mondays. One of their members teaches a beginners course.
Hook Scottish Country Dance Club
Meet on Thursdays.
St. John’s Scottish Country Dancing Club - Wokingham
Meet on Thursdays. They also run a children’s class on Saturday mornings in Crowthorne, see Notice.
Maidenhead Scottish Dancing Club
Meet on Tuesdays.
Marlow Scottish Dancing Club
Meet on 2nd, 4th & 5th Wednesdays.
Newbury and District Caledonian Society
Meet on Fridays.
St. Andrew’s Scottish Dancing Society - Reading
Tuesdays: beginners/improvers, Wednesday: general.
The Scots’ Society of St Andrew - Slough and District
Meet on Wednesdays.
Prefer to dance during the day rather than in the evening?
The U3A has a Scottish Country Dance class from 2–4pm twice a month in Camberley on Tuesdays.
Like playing folk music?
Play with other people at a relaxed pace, normally on the First Wednesday of the month. See Twyford Folk Music Workshop.
Grand Chain - The Edinburgh Scottish Dance Resource
Lots of good hints and tips plus descriptions of some popular dances.
The Strathspey Server
A very useful resource directory for Scottish Dancing, plus the Strathspey mailing list if you like to ‘talk’.
RSCDS London Branch has a South East England dance diary and contacts for classes. They also publish ‘The Reel’.
JOCKJIGGING has a diary of events to the West of here and links to the various club websites.
Summer Tuesdays and email-a-programme Get emails detailing programmes in the South East.
The Music of James Scott Skinner, who wrote many of the old favourites. See the excellent videos of dances as they would have been done a hundred years ago.
DanceWeb A comprehensive directory of dance classes and related products and resources in the UK.
Web Page Design
David McQuillan set up this website.
Spyce, a Python Server Pages program used here to generate static pages, unfortunately no longer being developed.