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Sat May 09 @ 6:30PM - 11:30PM
Annual Ball 2015
Sun Jun 14 @ 7:30PM - 09:30PM
Branch AGM
Sat Aug 08 @ 7:30PM - 10:30PM
Summer Dance

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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.

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Classes

Our classes restart after Easter on Tuesday 21st and Thursday 23rd April.

Check out our classes page for full details and apply online today.

Do you think you have what it takes to join our demonstration Team? 

We are looking to recruit new  members to join our Demonstration team and are opening up the class during the Spring term to anyone who thinks they have potential to join us. 

We don't expect your dancing to be perfect already but we are looking  for dancers with potential 

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and enthusiasm to improve, and more importantly, we are looking for dancers to fit into the team in both style and commitment.   

If you want to see us in action then check out our YouTube Channel.

It would be great if you are able to make all 6 classes but if you can only make one or two, that's fine. 

If you would like more information, and would like to give this a try then please contact us before attending any class. 

 

Teaching Certificate Part 1 - Units 2 and 3

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

We are holding a Unit 2 and 3 course over five weekends in May/June 2015 with the examination 20th & 21st June.

The course is being held at Cramond Kirk Halls, EH4 6NS which is easily accessible from both the City Bypass, M8 and M9 along with the airport. There is a regular bus service from the city centre.

54 hours of tutoring are being offered, of which you must attend a minimum of 40 hours.

Leading the course is Elizabeth Harry and she is being assisted by Atsuko Clement. Moira Reekie will the musician for the course.

More information is available here or contact us directly. You can pay your non-refundable deposit here.

Children's Scottish dancing classes 

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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.  Check out our Youth page for more information.

Annual Ball **EVENT NOW FULLY BOOKED**

This annual event on Saturday 9th May will be an elegant evening dancing popular, modern dances in this landmark building in the heart of Edinburgh. Greyfriars Kirk has played a prominent role in 

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many of the most notable chapters of our history. 

Welcome drink at 6.30pm and dancing to Graeme Munro and his Scottish dance band from 7.00-11.30pm at Greyfriars Kirk, Greyfriars Place, Edinburgh, EH1 2QQ

Please contact us if you wish to be added to the waiting list for tickets. Booking for our 2016 Ball on 14th May will be opening shortly.

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Everyone is welcome for Strawberries and Cream at our summer dance on Saturday 8th August. Dancing to James Coutts this is a not to be missed event.The programme and more details are available here.

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Outdoor summer dancing will continue at the Ross Bandstand again this year on Mondays in June and July and indoor dancing on Tuesdays in June and July and on Mondays in August.

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Full details, including a weather report confirming that dancing will go ahead each Monday is available here. Brief details are also available on our Dancers' Diary page.

 

90th Anniversary Book and CD now available

Book Cover JPEGOur hotly anticipated new publication 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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