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
- Sat 30th Nov: Fleet SCDC - Autumn Apprentices’ Dance
- Fri 6th – Sun 8th Dec: Portugal - December Weekend in Portugal
- Sat 7th Dec: London Highland Club - Christmas Dance
- Sat 14th Dec: Basingstoke - Christmas Charity Dance
- Sat 28th Dec: RSCDS Berks/Hants/Surrey Border Branch - Christmas Social
- Friday 17th Jan: Craigievar - Burns Night Ceilidh
- Sat 18th Jan: Maidenhead Scottish Dancing Club - Highland Ball
- 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 28th Mar: RSCDS Bath Branch - 72nd Anniversary Celebration
** 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
Sat 30th Nov: Fleet SCDC - Autumn Apprentices’ Dance
7.30pm - 11.00pm at Court Moor School, Spring Woods, Fleet, GU52 7RY
This is a dance for less experienced dancers. The dances will be recapped and/or walked through, according to need. Programme includes some dances for the more experienced We welcome you, whatever your standard of dancing.
Fri 6th – Sun 8th Dec: Portugal - December Weekend in Portugal
Sat 7th Dec: London Highland Club - Christmas Dance
Dancing to Frank Reid
Sat 14th Dec: Basingstoke - Christmas Charity Dance
Dancing to 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 the Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice, Farnham in fond memory of Sheila Jupp and David Talbot who spent their last days there.
Sat 28th Dec: RSCDS Berks/Hants/Surrey Border Branch - Christmas Social
Mulled wine 7.15pm - 745pm
Dancing will be to recorded music and the dances will be walked through
Please bring a plate of food for the finger buffet
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!
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