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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 94th 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

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There is something for everyone at our classes, whether you have lots of experience or have never danced in your life there is a class to suit you!

Scottish country dancing is a great way to keep fit, have fun and make new friends.

Our classes restart in September and more information will be available in August.

 

Sad News Vera Davidson

We are sorry to pass on the sad news that Vera Davidson (previously Sim and Seddon) passed away after a short illness.

Vera has been an Honorary Vice-President of Edinburgh Branch for many years and is a long-standing examiner and teacher of the RSCDS.

The funeral is on Monday 5th June, 1pm at Holy Cross Church, 36 Quality St, Edinburgh EH4 5BS followed by at Morningside Cemetery, Belhaven Pl, Edinburgh EH10 5JN and thereafter at the Braid Hills Hotel, 134 Braid Road, Edinburgh, EH10 6JD.

Our thoughts are with Vera’s family at this time. 

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Scottish country dancing is a fun activity which helps children learn the importance of teamwork and cooperation in a safe and fun environment and is an excellent way to keep fit, have fun and make new friends.

Our classes are taken by fully disclosed RSCDS teachers who help the children build on and increase their knowledge week on week.

 

Festival Ceilidh

Join us, as the Edinburgh Festivals draw to a close, on Friday 25th August for a fun evening for all the family dancing to the Clappy Doo Ceilidh band.

This event is suitable for all, no previous experience is necessary. Book your tickets online now

 

Princes Street Gardens Dancing

Dancing in Princes Street Gardens starts on Monday 29th May.

Full details, including indoor dancing on Tuesday evenings is available at Princes Street Gardens Dancers website, including a weather update for outdoor dancing

Summer Dance

Save the date and join us for a great evening of dance on Saturday 29th July set to fantastic music from Colin Dewar and his Scottish dance band.

The programme, including cribs, diagrams and videos is available here.

Demonstration Group

Our Demonstration Group had the privilege of promoting Scotland and Scottish dancing in Barcelona at the Jornades Internacionals Folklòriques. Watch  them dancing Courtyard 1the Gay Gordons on La Rambla during the La Mercè Festival 2016.

 

 

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We are saddened to advise that Vera Davidson (previously Sim and Sneddon) has passed away last night after a short illness.

Vera has been an Honorary Vice-President of Edinburgh Branch for many years and is a long-standing examiner and teacher of the RSCDS.

Our thoughts are with Vera’s family at this time. Funeral arrangements will be advised in due course.

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