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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 5Start of Season: David McQuillan
12T: Deborah Draffin
19S: Lilias Anderson
26T: Deborah Draffin
Oct 3S: Hugh Dalrymple
10T: Deborah Draffin
17S: Steve and Judy
24T: Deborah Draffin
31Autumn Social: Kathy McCaffrey-Talbot
Nov 7S: David McQuillan
14S: Lilias Anderson
21T: Anne Whillis
28S: Roy Birkinshaw + Bob & Annette
Dec 5T: Anne Whillis
12*general election*
19Christmas Social: Hugh Dalrymple
26*no dancing*
Jan 2*no dancing*
9S: David McQuillan
16T: Anne Whillis
23Burns Night: Isabel and Lynda
30S: Roy and Rita
Feb 6T: Anne Whillis
13S: Pennny and Peter
20S: Bob, Annette and Norman
27T: Peter Loveland
Mar 5S: Lilias Anderson
12Spring Social: various
19T: Peter Loveland
26S: Rita Gosney
28Joint Spring Dance with Camberley at Carnation Hall
Apr 2T: Peter Loveland
9S: Kathy McCaffrey-Talbot
16S: Bob and Annette
23T: Peter Loveland
30S: Hugh Dalrymple
May 7*local elections*
14AGM: David McQuillan
21S: Lilias Anderson
28End of Season: various
June 4S:

No more club dancing till 3rd September 2020.

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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 24th Mar: Farnham SCDC - Spring Dance EVENT CANCELLED

8pm to 11pm at Farnham Memorial Hall, Babbs Mead, West Street, Farnham, GU9 7EE
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

Sat 28th Mar: Joint Camberley & Bracknell - Joint Spring Dance EVENT POSTPONED

7.30 – 11.00 at Carnation Hall, Chavey Down Road, Winkfield Row, Berks, RG42 7PA
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

Morning School and Afternoon Tea Dance at Westonbirt House, Westonbirt School, Nr Tetbury, GL8 8QG

Sat 18th Apr: Argyll - Day School

Morning and/or afternoon at Normandy Village Hall, Glaziers Lane, Normandy, Guildford, GU3 2DT
Teachers: Emma Allsop & Eric Finley
Musicians:Jeremy Hill & Adam Brady

Sat 25th Apr: Fleet SCDC - Spring 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 25th Apr: Reading St. Andrew’s SDS - Spring Ceilidh EVENT CANCELLED

7:30 – 11pm at Maiden Erlegh Chiltern Edge School, Reades Lane, Sonning Common, RG4 9LN
Dancing to music by the Strathallan Duo
All dances recapped. Entertainment by Society members and friends
Please bring a contribution to the finger buffet
Everyone welcome.

Sat 2nd 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 Marian Anderson & her Scottish Country Dance Band
All dances will be recapped
Please bring a plate of food for the interval buffet
Tickets are 15th and limited and must be bought in advance
Practice nights Mondays 20th and 27th April.

Sunday 10th May: Maidenhead Scottish Dancing Club - Afternoon Tea Dance

2.45pm – 6.15pm at Carnation Hall, Chavey Down Road, Winkfield Row, Berks, RG42 7PA
Live music with 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
Come and join us for an afternoon of Scottish fun

Sat 16th May: RSCDS Berks/Hants/Surrey Border Branch - Annual Ball EVENT CANCELLED

7.30–11.30pm 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)

Sat 13thSun 14th Jun: Club de danse écossaise de Montpellier - Dancing by the Med

Montpellier club’s International Ball on Saturday with The Craigellachie Band
Sunday cruise and picnic

Thu 3rdSat 5th Sep: The Jersey Caledonia SCDG - Annual Ball

At St Helier’s Town Hall, 50 York Street, Jersey, JE4 8PA
Thursday 3rd September pre-ball practice 8.00pm.to 10.30pm
Friday and Saturday music provided by Strathallan

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