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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 McQuillan
11T: Peter Loveland
18S: David Talbot
25Burns Night: Lilias Anderson
Feb 1T: Peter Loveland
8S: Douglas Dean
15ST: Alan Davis
22S: Lilias Anderson
Mar 1T: Peter Loveland
8Spring Social: various
15S: David McQuillan
22S: Lilias Anderson
24Joint Spring Dance with bracknell at Carnation Hall
29S: Roy Birkinshaw
Apr 5S: Rita and Lynda
12S: Rita Gosney
19S: David and Kathy
26S: Hugh Dalrymple
May 3*no dancing (local elections)*
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 28th Apr: Argyll - Day School

Morning and afternoon at Edgbarrow Sports Centre, Grant Road, Crowthorne, RG45 7JL
Teachers David Queen and Kate Gentles
Musicians Robert Mackay and Barbara Manning
Standards elementary to advanced

Sunday 29th 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 5th May: Guildford Scottish Country Dance Club - Spring Dance

7.30pm – 11.30pm at Normandy Village Hall, Glaziers Lane, Normandy, Guildford, GU3 2DT, drinks reception from 7pm
Dancing to Ian Muir and the Craigellachie Band
Please bring a plate of food for the interval buffet
Tickets are limited and must be bought in advance

Sunday 13th May: Maidenhead Scottish Dancing Club - Afternoon Tea Dance

2.45pm – 6.15pm at Carnation Hall, Chavey Down Road, Winkfield Row, Berks, RG42 7PA
Music by Ian Muir (Prestwick) and Bob Parsons
Tickets include sandwiches, scones, cakes, tea or coffee
All dances will be walked through However this programme is NOT suitable for complete beginners
cribs and videos
Come and join us for an afternoon of Scottish fun

Sat 19th May: RSCDS Berks/Hants/Surrey Border Branch - May Ball

7.30&ndasj;11.30pm at Emmbrook School, Emmbrook Road, Wokingham, RG41 1JP
Music by Ian Muir and the Craigellachie Band
Dress Formal. Dances will be recapped
Welcome drink, supper (vegetarian on request)

Wednesday 23rd May: RSCDS Berks/Hants/Surrey Border Branch - Annual General Meeting

7.30pm at St Mary’s Church Hall, Park Road, Camberley, GU15 2SR
Followed by by the General Class’ end of term party to which all AGM attendees are invited
Please bring a plate of food to share
Dance to the music of Ian and Judith Muir

Sat 9thSun 10th Jun: Club de danse écossaise de Montpellier - Dancing by the Med

Montpellier club’s 30th International Ball on Saturday with Jim Lindsay and Ian Robertson
Sunday cruise and picnic

Fri 15thSun 17th Jun: Grenoble - SCD Weekend

Weekend at Ecole de danse du Rondeau, 9 Rue Jean Vaujany, 38100 Grenoble
With Raphaëlle Orgeret and Paul Plummer accompanied by Lindsey Ibbotson and Silke Grosholz

Sunday 1st Jul: RSCDS Berks/Hants/Surrey Border Branch - Summer Dance & Afternoon Tea Party

2.30pm to 5.30pm at Carnation Hall, Chavey Down Road, Winkfield Row, Berks, RG42 7PA
Dancing to the music of Ian and Judith Muir
Dancers and ALL the family are welcome to join in with a summer blend of dancing, entertainment and a cream tea

Sat 1st Sep: Thistle Club - Dancers Day School

At Wing Village Hall, 71 Leighton Road, Wing, LU7 0NN
The Day School will be followed by a Dance to “Keith Smith & the Workshop Musicians”

Fri 7thSat 8th Sep: The Jersey Caledonia SCDG - Annual Ball

At St Helier’s Town Hall, 50 York Street, Jersey, JE4 8PA
Music provided by The Craigellachie Band
Thursday 6th September pre-ball practice 8.00pm.to 10.30pm

Sat 15th Sep: Taunton Caledonian Society - Dancing Day Workshop

Morning and afternoon at Staplegrove Village Hall, 214 Staplegrove Road, Taunton, TA2 6AL
Taught by Mervyn Short
Suitable for all levels

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