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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.



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 


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 planning to hold a Unit 2 and 3 course later in 2015, and if there is sufficient demand will offer a combined course to include Unit 5. 

Leading the course will be Elizabeth Harry  assisted by Atsuko Clement. Moira Reekie will the musician for the course.

Contact us for more information. 

Summer Dance

Everyone is welcome for Strawberries and Cream at our summer dance on Saturday 8th August.

20046394 licking sour cream with sweet strawberry

Dancing to James Coutts: this is a not to be missed event.The programme and more details are available here.

Princes Street Gardens

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.


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.

Children's Scottish dancing classes 


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.

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