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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 6Start of Season: David McQuillan
13T: Deborah Draffin
20S: Lilias Anderson
27T: Deborah Draffin
Oct 4S: Hugh Dalrymple
11S: Bob and Annette
18T: Deborah Draffin
25S: Roy Birkinshaw
Nov 1Autumn Social: David and Kathy
8S: David McQuillan
15T: Anne Whillis
22S: Rita Gosney
29T: Anne Whillis
Dec 6S: Lilias Anderson
13Christmas Social: Hugh Dalrymple
20*no dancing*
27*no dancing*
Jan 3S: David McQuillan
10T: Anne Whillis
17S: Isabel and Lynda
24Burns Night: Lilias Anderson
31T: Anne Whillis
Feb 7S: Hugh Dalrymple
14T: Anne Whillis
21S: David and Kathy
28T: Peter Loveland
Mar 7S: David McQuillan
14Spring Social: various
21T: Peter Loveland
28S: Roy Birkinshaw
Apr 4S: Lilias Anderson
6Joint Spring Dance with Camberley at Carnation Hall
11T: Peter Loveland
18S: Hugh Dalrymple
25S: Rita Gosney
May 2*local elections*
9T: Peter Loveland
16AGM: David McQuillan
23S: Lilias Anderson
30End of Season: various
June 6S: (Summer)

No more club dancing till 5th September 2019.

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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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Tuesday 30th Oct: Tadley Scottish Country Dance Club - Great Scots!

7.30pm - 10.30pm at AWE Aldermaston Concert Room, AWE, Aldermaston, RG7 4PR
Pay at the door. Includes supper. Please tell them if coming.
Join us for an evening celebrating people immortalised in dance.

Sunday 11th Nov: Reading St. Andrew’s SDS - Afternoon Tea Dance

2.30pm - 6.00pm at Thameside Primary School, Harley Road, Caversham, Reading, RG4 8DB
Dancing to the music of Strathallan
Pay at the door.

Sat 17th Nov: St John’s SCDC - Annual Ball

7.30pm - 11.45pm at Emmbrook School, Emmbrook Road, Wokingham, RG41 1JP
Dancing to Ian Muir & The Craigellachie Scottish Dance Band
Welcome Drink 7pm for 7.30pm start - and wine with supper

Fri 30th NovSun 2nd Dec: Portugal - December Weekend in Portugal

Weekend at the Curia Palace Hotel, Av. Plátanos, 3780-541 Tamengos, Anadia, Portugal
Music: Keith Smith and Peter Shand
Teacher: Raphaëlle Orgeret

Sat 1st 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 1st Dec: Harwell & Abingdon - Harwell 70th Anniversary Ball

7 – 11.30pm at Old Mill Hall, School Lane, Grove, Oxfordshire, OX12 7LB
Dancing to the music of Ian Muir and the Craigellachie Band
Welcome drinks at 7pm,.Includes supper by Grove WI

Sat 8th Dec: Basingstoke - Christmas Charity; Dance

7:30 – 11.30pm 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

Friday 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.

Sat 12th Jan: Maidenhead Scottish Dancing Club - Highland Ball

6.30 – 10.30pm at Manor Green School, Elizabeth Hawkes Way, Maidenhead, SL6 3HF
Dancing to Ian Muir (Prestwick) and his Scottish Dance Band
Dress Formal. Includes supper and a welcome drink. Bring your own wine.
Please tell of any special dietary requirements when ordering tickets.

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