- Last Updated: Thursday, 26 March 2015 10:31
|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.|
Spring Classes Party
All are welcome at our Spring Classes Party on Tuesday 31st March, 8pm at Cluny Centre, Cluny Drive, EH10 6DN
Favourite dances from your class will be included and Alastair Wood will be keeping us on our toes.
Classes restart after Easter on Tuesday 21st and Thursday 23rd April.
Old Favourites Dance
Our Old Favourites dance on 18th April is another not to be missed occasion for everyone. You'll be able to give your brain a rest and let your feet lead you round the floor with this simple programme of well-known dances.
Both the flyer and crib sheet are on our Functions page.
Children's Scottish dancing classes
Primary school age 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. Check out our Youth page for more information.
Annual Ball 2015
Join us at our Annual Ball on Saturday 9th May 2015, in the iconic Greyfriars Kirk, dancing to Graeme Munro and his Scottish Country Dance Band. The evening commences at 6.30pm with a welcome drink and the dancing starts at 7pm.
Tickets are limited for this event, which was a sell out in 2014, and an Early Bird discount is available for all applications before 31st March. An additional discount of 10% is available for those bringing complete tables of 10. The application form is available here or pay online now.
(Tickets for this event will be issued by early April 2015)
Candidate Course Unit 2/3
Are you interested in taking your Teaching Certificate?
We are holding a Unit 2 and 3 course in late Spring / early Summer 2015. This will be over five weekends in May/June 2015 with the examination 20th & 21st June. More information, dates and times are available here.
Full details of the Teaching Certificate and what is involved is available here.
The course will be led by Elizabeth Harry (Tutor), Atsuko Clement (Shadow Tutor) and Moira Reekie (Musician). The venue, Cramond Kirk Hall, EH4 6NS is easily accessible from the M8 and M9, the City Bypass and Edinburgh Airport, with a regular bus service from the city centre.
Your course deposit can be paid online now.
90th Anniversary Book and CD now available
Our hotly anticipated publication and accompanying CD (by Graeme Munro and his Band) are now available. The Book (£6) and CD (£12) (or £15 if bought together) are available directly from the Branch shop.