Sat Aug 08 @ 7:30PM - 10:30PM
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Tue Sep 22 @ 8:00PM - 09:30PM
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Welcome to the Royal Scottish Country Dance Society, Edinburgh Branch. Since our formation in 1924, we have promoted Scottish Country dancing for the fun, fitness and friendship it can provide. Now in our 91st year, we continue to offer classes, workshops, dances and events for all ages and experience levels. Keep reading to see what is coming up in the near future, and explore the rest of our site for more information.


Our classes restart after the Summer on Tuesday 29th September and Thursday 1st October.

Full details will be available shortly on our classes page or email us for more information.

Join us at our FREE enrolment night on Tuesday 22nd September at Cluny Centre (Upper Hall) Cluny Drive, EH10 6DN when you can find out more information and catch up with old friends whilst you enjoy some easy social dances.

Teaching Certificate Part 1 - Units 1, 2 and 3

Do you think you have what it takes to teach Scottish country dancing?

We are holding a Unit 1, 2 and 3 course in September and October 2015, and if there is sufficient demand will offer a combined course to include Unit 5. 

Leading the course will be Elizabeth Harry  assisted by Atsuko Clement. Moira Reekie will the musician for the course. Full details are available here

Children's Scottish dancing classes 


Primary school age children are welcome to join us for a fun class learning our Scottish dances on Thursday afternoons at 4pm.  

This fun activity helps children learn the importance of teamwork in a safe and friendly environment. The class restarts in August 2015 and more information will be available soon. 



Summer Dance

Everyone is welcome for Strawberries and Cream at our summer dance on Saturday 8th August.

Blacketyside Farm TeashopDancing to James Coutts: this is a not to be missed event.The programme and more details are available here.

STV Appeal STV Final Logo Small Logo

Join us and the STV Appeal on Saturday 12th September from 2 – 4pm at the Ross Bandstand, Princes St Gardens and help Lorraine Kelly’s Ceilidh Challenge raise money for disadvantaged children in Scotland. 

Find out more about how to get involved and learn the newly devised Kelly’s Kaper here.

Princes Street Gardens


Outdoor summer dancing continues at the Ross Bandstand on Mondays 20th & 27th  July and 3rd August and indoor dancing on Tuesdays 21st and 28th July and on Mondays in August. Full details, including a weather report confirming that dancing will go ahead each Monday is available here.

90th Anniversary Book and CD now available

Book Cover JPEGOur recently released book and accompanying CD (by Graeme Munro and his Band) are now available. The Book (£6) and CD (£12) (or £15 when purchased together) are available directly from the Branch shop.

Postage will depend on the number of items and where we are sending it to - secure your copy today by contacting us and we'll let you know how much the order will be inc. P&P. We can invoice by Paypal or just send us a cheque.

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Royal Scottish Country Dance Society Edinburgh Branch is a Scottish Charity No SC 016958; also known as RSCDS Edinburgh Branch.

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