Every date you want in one place
- 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
- Wed 8th Jan – Wed 12th Feb: RSCDS Berks/Hants/Surrey Border Branch - Scottish Country Dancing for Beginners
- Friday 17th Jan: Craigievar - Burns Night Ceilidh
- Sat 18th Jan: Maidenhead Scottish Dancing Club - Highland Ball
- Tuesday 21st Jan: Farnham SCDC - Burns Night
- Sat 1st Feb: Reading St. Andrew’s SDS - Annual Ball
- Fri 14th – Sun 16th Feb: Isle of Wight - Weekend School
- Sat 15th Feb: RSCDS Oxfordshire Branch - Day School and Dance
- Sat 22nd Feb: Cheltenham Scottish Society - Spring Dance
- Sat 29th Feb: Fleet SCDC - Annual Dance
- Wednesday 11th Mar: Addlestone and District Scottish Society - Spring Social Dance
- Sat 14th Mar: RSCDS Berks/Hants/Surrey Border Branch - Day School for Dancers and Musicians
- Tuesday 24th Mar: Farnham SCDC - Spring Dance
- Sat 28th Mar: Joint Camberley & Bracknell - Joint Spring Dance
- Sat 28th Mar: RSCDS Bath Branch - 72nd Anniversary Celebration
- Sat 25th Apr: Fleet SCDC - Spring Apprentices’ Dance
- Sat 16th May: RSCDS Berks/Hants/Surrey Border Branch - Annual Ball
- Sat 13th – Sun 14th Jun: Club de danse écossaise de Montpellier - Dancing by the Med
- Thu 3rd – Sat 5th Sep: The Jersey Caledonia SCDG - Annual Ball
** 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. **
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||5||Start of Season: David McQuillan|
|12||T: Deborah Draffin|
|19||S: Lilias Anderson|
|26||T: Deborah Draffin|
|Oct||3||S: Hugh Dalrymple|
|10||T: Deborah Draffin|
|17||S: Steve and Judy|
|24||T: Deborah Draffin|
|31||Autumn Social: Kathy McCaffrey-Talbot|
|Nov||7||S: David McQuillan|
|14||S: Lilias Anderson|
|21||T: Anne Whillis|
|28||S: Roy Birkinshaw + Bob & Annette|
|Dec||5||T: Anne Whillis|
|19||Christmas Social: Hugh Dalrymple|
|9||S: David McQuillan|
|16||T: Anne Whillis|
|23||Burns Night: Isabel and Lynda|
|30||S: Roy and Rita|
|Feb||6||T: Anne Whillis|
|13||S: Pennny and Peter|
|20||S: Hugh Dalrymple|
|27||T: Peter Loveland|
|Mar||5||S: Lilias Anderson|
|12||Spring Social: various|
|19||T: Peter Loveland|
|26||S: Rita Gosney|
|28||Joint Spring Dance with Camberley at Carnation Hall|
|Apr||2||T: Peter Loveland|
|9||S: Kathy McCaffrey-Talbot|
|16||S: Bob and Annette|
|23||T: Peter Loveland|
|30||S: Hugh Dalrymple|
|14||AGM: David McQuillan|
|21||S: Lilias Anderson|
|28||End of Season: various|
No more club dancing till 3rd September 2020.
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.
Click on the for any associated notice
Wed 8th Jan – Wed 12th Feb: RSCDS Berks/Hants/Surrey Border Branch - Scottish Country Dancing for Beginners
Six weeks. For Fun, For Friendship, For Fitness
During the class we will break and join the other class for a cuppa in the main hall, where you can meet members of the general class
Friday 17th Jan: Craigievar - Burns Night Ceilidh
Dancing to Craigievar Ceilidh Band
Please see Burns Night Ceilidh for details
Sat 18th Jan: Maidenhead Scottish Dancing Club - Highland Ball
Dancing to Ian Muir (Prestwick) and his Scottish Dance Band
Dress Formal. Price includes supper and a welcome drink. Bring your own wine
Better value if you buy before Christmas!
Tuesday 21st Jan: Farnham SCDC - Burns Night
Entertainment followed by Dancing. Haggis Supper with Neeps & Tatties and a delicious Dessert.
Family and friends welcome. Dress Formal. Bring your own wine
Sat 1st Feb: Reading St. Andrew’s SDS - Annual Ball
Dancing to the music of Ian Muir and the Craigellachie Band
70th Anniversary Year
Welcome drink at 7.00pm. Includes supper with a glass of wine
Fri 14th – Sun 16th Feb: Isle of Wight - Weekend School
Sat 15th Feb: RSCDS Oxfordshire Branch - Day School and Dance
Evening dance to Ian Muir and the Craigellachie Band
Sat 22nd Feb: Cheltenham Scottish Society - Spring Dance
Dancing to Strathallan
Sat 29th Feb: Fleet SCDC - Annual Dance
Music by Ian Robertson
Buffet Supper. Please bring a plate of savoury food to share. Desserts will be provided.
All dances will be recapped
Wednesday 11th Mar: Addlestone and District Scottish Society - Spring Social Dance
Dancing to Chris Oxtoby
Dances will be recapped or walked through
Please bring a plate of food to share
Ideal for less experienced dancers
Sat 14th Mar: RSCDS Berks/Hants/Surrey Border Branch - Day School for Dancers and Musicians
Improvers and advanced plus an afternoon session for Beginners
Evening dance with Luke Brady and the Day School Musicians
Non-Day School attendees are welcome to join the dance. All dances will be walked once.
The evening dance is not suitable for beginners.
See Application forms, details and teacher profiles
Tuesday 24th Mar: Farnham SCDC - Spring Dance
Live music: Ian and Judith Muir
A welcome drink on arrival, bring a plate of savoury finger food to share
All dances will be recapped
Dancing to Craigievar Scottish Country Dance Band
Please bring a plate of food to share. Most dances recapped/walked as necessary.
FREE practice nights, 8pm Thu 26th March at Bullbrook Community Centre, Bullbrook Row, Bracknell, RG12 2NL. and 8:10pm Tue 24th March at St. Paul’s Church Hall, Crawley Ridge, Camberley, Surrey, GU15 2AD
Sat 28th Mar: RSCDS Bath Branch - 72nd Anniversary Celebration
Sat 25th Apr: Fleet SCDC - Spring Apprentices’ Dance
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 16th May: RSCDS Berks/Hants/Surrey Border Branch - Annual Ball
Music by Ian Muir and the Craigellachie Band
Dress Formal. Dances will be recapped
Welcome drink, supper (vegetarian on request)
Sat 13th – Sun 14th Jun: Club de danse écossaise de Montpellier - Dancing by the Med
Sunday cruise and picnic
Thu 3rd – Sat 5th Sep: The Jersey Caledonia SCDG - Annual Ball
Thursday 3rd September pre-ball practice 8.00pm.to 10.30pm
Friday and Saturday music provided by Strathallan