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
- 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 29th Feb: Fleet SCDC - Annual Dance
- Wednesday 11th Mar: Addlestone and District Scottish Society - Spring Social Dance
- Sat 14th Mar: RSCDS Berks/Hants/Surrey Border Branch - Day School for Dancers and Musicians
- Tuesday 24th Mar: Farnham SCDC - Spring Dance
- Sat 28th Mar: Joint Camberley & Bracknell - Joint Spring Dance
- Sat 28th Mar: RSCDS Bath Branch - 72nd Anniversary Celebration
- Sat 18th Apr: Argyll - Day School
- Sat 25th Apr: Fleet SCDC - Spring Apprentices’ Dance
- Sat 2nd May: Guildford Scottish Country Dance Club - Spring Dance
- Sat 16th May: RSCDS Berks/Hants/Surrey Border Branch - Annual Ball
- Sat 13th – Sun 14th Jun: Club de danse écossaise de Montpellier - Dancing by the Med
- Thu 3rd – Sat 5th Sep: The Jersey Caledonia SCDG - Annual Ball
** 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: Bob and Annette|
|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
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
Sat 29th Feb: Fleet SCDC - Annual Dance
Music by Ian Robertson
Buffet Supper. Please bring a plate of savoury food to share. Desserts will be provided.
All dances will be recapped
Wednesday 11th Mar: Addlestone and District Scottish Society - Spring Social Dance
Dancing to Chris Oxtoby
Dances will be recapped or walked through
Please bring a plate of food to share
Ideal for less experienced dancers
Sat 14th Mar: RSCDS Berks/Hants/Surrey Border Branch - Day School for Dancers and Musicians
Improvers and advanced plus an afternoon session for Beginners
Evening dance with Luke Brady and the Day School Musicians
Non-Day School attendees are welcome to join the dance. All dances will be walked once.
The evening dance is not suitable for beginners.
See Application forms, details and teacher profiles
Tuesday 24th Mar: Farnham SCDC - Spring Dance
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
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
Sat 18th Apr: Argyll - Day School
Teachers: Emma Allsop & Eric Finley
Musicians:Jeremy Hill & Adam Brady
Sat 25th Apr: Fleet SCDC - Spring Apprentices’ Dance
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 2nd May: Guildford Scottish Country Dance Club - Spring Dance
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.
Sat 16th May: RSCDS Berks/Hants/Surrey Border Branch - Annual Ball
Music by Ian Muir and the Craigellachie Band
Dress Formal. Dances will be recapped
Welcome drink, supper (vegetarian on request)
Sat 13th – Sun 14th Jun: Club de danse écossaise de Montpellier - Dancing by the Med
Sunday cruise and picnic
Thu 3rd – Sat 5th Sep: The Jersey Caledonia SCDG - Annual Ball
Thursday 3rd September pre-ball practice 8.00pm.to 10.30pm
Friday and Saturday music provided by Strathallan