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Chairman with Message from the Queen - Annual Ball 2016

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Dancers from around the world joined together in Edinburgh last Saturday to celebrate the 90th Birthday of The Rscds Dance Scottish  Patron, HM The Queen.

HM The Queen sent us warm, good wishes for a successful and enjoyable event.

It was a fantastic night of dancing all set to great music from Iain MacPhail and his Scottish Dance Band in the wonderful setting of Greyfriars Kirk.

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 92nd 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.

Classes Party May 2016Classes Party

Spring term classes have almost ended but there are still lots of opportunities to dance.

Come and put everything you have learnt into practice at our Classes Party on Tuesday 24th May from 8pm at Cluny Centre, Cluny Drive, Edinburgh, EH10 6DN

Open to all, this will be a fun evening with a programme of easy, simple dances.

Summer dance flyer 30 Jul 2017Summer Dance

Our Strawberries and Cream Summer dance is on Saturday 30th July, in our new venue at the Lauriston Hall, Lauriston Street, Edinburgh, EH3 9DJ

Dancing to Matthew MacLennan and his Scottish dance band the programme has something for everyone to join in.

More information is available here.

Save the datesavedateAnnual General Meeting Save the date

Our AGM will take place on Wednesday 22nd June, at the Quaker Meeting House, 7 Victoria Street, Edinburgh EH1 2JL at 7.30pm.


We hope that lots of our members will attend.


Adult Classes restart after the summer during the week commencing 26th September. Full details will be available here in mid – August. 


Want to be the first to know? Join our mailing list and keep up to date.

child2Children's Class

Primary school age children are welcome to join us for a fun class learning our Scottish dances on Thursday afternoons, in term time, from 3.45pm.  

This fun activity helps children learn the importance of teamwork in a safe and friendly environment. Check out our Youth  page for more information. 

Summer Dancing - Princes Street Gardens Scottish Dancers

Local dancers organise dancing throughout the Summer.

Full details are available here.Check out our Dancers Diary for other events this summer.


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Let us help make your event go with a swing!

If you are looking for a unique experience to complete your event we can help. We can provide anything from a short dancing display to hosting an evening of Ceilidh dancing complete with a caller, ensuring that your guests take home happy memories and an unforgettable experience of Scottish culture. Whatever the event, the flexibility of using us ensures that your function will be a resounding success.

Want more info? Get in touch with us and we’ll organise a unique event personalised for you.


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Everyone is welcome to join us for some seasonal favourites on Saturday 12th December. Dancing to Gary Donaldson and his band this is a not to be missed event.

The programme and more details are available here.

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