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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: 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 26th Mar: Farnham SCDC - Spring Dance

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 30th Mar: Reading St. Andrew’s SDS - Spring Ceilidh

7:30 – 11pm at Chiltern Edge Community Education Centre, 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 6th Apr: Joint Bracknell & Camberley - Joint Spring Dance

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 28th March at Bullbrook Community Centre, Bullbrook Row, Bracknell, RG12 2NL. and 8.10pm Tue 2nd April at St. Paul’s Church Hall, Crawley Ridge, Camberley, Surrey, GU15 2AD

Sat 27th Apr: Argyll - Day School

Morning and/or afternoon at Edgbarrow Sports Centre, Grant Road, Crowthorne, RG45 7JL
Teachers: James Fairbairn & Rachel Shankland
Musicians: Christina Hood & Robert Mackay
Awaiting details

Sat 27th 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 4th 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 Iain MacPhail and his Scottish Country Dance Band
All dances will be recapped
Please bring a plate of food for the interval buffet
Tickets are limited and must be bought in advance

Thu 5thSat 7th Sep: The Jersey Caledonia SCDG - Annual Ball

At St Helier’s Town Hall, 50 York Street, Jersey, JE4 8PA
Thursday 5th September pre-ball practice 8.00pm.to 10.30pm
Friday and Saturday music provided by Strathallan

Fri 25thSun 27th Oct: Westbury Scottish Club - Livermead weekend

At Livermead House Hotel, Seafront, Torquay, TQ2 6QJ
Friday 25th October to Sunday 27th October
Dancing to George Meikle with classes led by Gill Jennings

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