Sat Dec 10 @ 7:30PM - 10:30PM
Christmas Dance
Tue Dec 13 @ 8:00PM - 10:00PM
Classes' Christmas Party

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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 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.


Draft Flyer ClassesClasses

Our classes restart again after mid term and there is still plenty of time to join in, whether you have danced before or have never danced in your life!


More information is available here.

There is something to suit everyone so come along and give it a try.

Scottish country dancing for fun, fitness and friendship.

Children'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.

Christmas Dance

Everyone is welcome to join us for some of our favourite dances, including The Saltire Society Reel, Quarries’ Jig and Ian Powrie’s Farewell to Auchterarder on Saturday 10th December at our new venue - Lauriston Hall, Lauriston Street, EH3 9DJ

starDancing to Marian Anderson and her band: this is a not to be missed event.

The programme and full details are available here 

Dance Scottish and raise money for Children in Need

All you need to do is to learn the Pudsey Bear dance to help raise money.

We are pleased to announce that the dance, tune and stickers are available to download  free from the RSCDS.

We hope you will consider using this material as part of your Children in Need fundraising efforts. If you have any queries about the dance or materials, or our other work in schools please email us and we will be glad to help you. More information is available on our Youth Page.

Classes Christmas Party

Everyone is welcome to join us for a fun evening of dancing on Tuesday 13th December in the Upper Hall at Cluny Centre, Cluny Drive, EH10 6DN from 8pm.

This is a great way to have fun with friends and get into the Christmas spirit. There is no need to book, just come along and dance with us. 



Annual Ball – Saturday 13th May 2017

Tickets for our Annual Ball will be on sale from Saturday 5th November.

This is the highlight of our dancing year and is always an elegant evening in the historic setting of Greyfriars Kirk.

This year our programme is a selection of popular dances all set to fantastic music from Gary Donaldson and his Scottish dance band.

Demonstration Group

Our Demonstration Group have just returned from dancing in Barcelona at the Jornades Internacionals Folklòriques. Watch  them dancing the Gay Gordons on La Rambla during the La Mercè Festival 2016.

Courtyard 1

Contact our Demonstration Coordinator for more information if you would like to be a part of our team. 

We’d love to dance at your event.
Get in touch with us and we’ll organise a unique event personalised for you.

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