Scottish Country Dancing is a form of social dance enjoyed worldwide. The dances are danced in groups called sets, normally of three or four couples. It is fun and an exercise for both the mind and body. See Starting Scottish Country Dancing if you would like to know more and how to start.
Upcoming Events in the Area
See Dates of Club Events in the Branch Area for the full list and details.
- Sat 4 Mar Fleet Scottish Country Dance Society Annual Dance Crookham Memorial Hall Details
- Sat 11 Mar Branch Dancers’ and Musicians’ Day School and Evening Dance Court Moor School Details
- Fri 17 Mar Branch Chairmen and Secretaries Meeting Frimley Green Methodist Church Details
- Sun 19 Mar South East Region Teachers’ Association SERTA Workshop Collingwood School Details
- Tue 21 Mar Farnham Scottish Country Dancing Club Spring Dance Weydon School - Main Hall Details
- Sat 25 Mar Bracknell Reel Club & Camberley Reel Club Joint Spring Dance Carnation Hall Details
- Sat 1 Apr Reading St Andrew’s Scottish Dancing Society Spring Ceilidh Chiltern Edge Community Education Centre Details
- Sun 2 Apr Newbury & District Caledonian Society Spring Tea Dance St George’s Hall Details
- Sat 8 Apr Fleet Scottish Country Dance Society Spring Apprentices’ Dance Court Moor School Details
Day School – Saturday 11th March
Spring-clean your dancing-skills, meet people, dance with the Day School Musicians.
The Branch Dancers’ and Musicians’ Day School and Evening Dance is on Saturday 11th March at Court Moor School. As well as flyers and application forms you’ll find details about the evening dance on that web page. Dancers’ Teacher – Pat Haughton (Edinburgh), Musicians’ Teacher – Nicol McLaren, and Class Musician – Ken Martlew (Hemel Hempstead).
NOTE In response to requests, there will be a Beginners’ Session on Steps and Basic Figures at our Day School on 11th March from 2pm to 4pm PROVIDED we get a few more applications before the 28th Feburary.
About the Branch
The Berkshire/Hampshire/Surrey Border Branch is a branch of the RSCDS – the Royal Scottish Country Dance Society. We provide a connection and support for a number of Scottish Country Dancing clubs in the area. This area enjoys an active programme of dancing events. We offer facilities such as graded classes, teacher training, instruction and day schools.
Membership of the branch includes membership of the RSCDS and helps support the preservation and promotion of Scotland’s traditional dance and music. See What the Branch does for more information on what we do and the benefits of membership.
Please follow RSCDS BHS Border Branch on Facebook to keep in touch and be informed about the Branch and upcoming dances in the area.