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Enrolment Evening
Mon Sep 28 @ 7:45PM - 12:00AM
Adult Classes
Mon Oct 12 @ 8:00PM - 12:00AM
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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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Join us and Lorraine Kelly for the STV Appeal on Saturday 12th September from 2 – 4pm at the Ross Bandstand, Princes St Gardens and help Lorraine's Ceilidh Challenge raise money for disadvantaged children in Scotland. 

Find out more about how to get involved and learn the newly devised Kelly’s Kaper here.

Teaching Certificate Part 1 - Units 1, 2 and 3

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

Our Teaching Certificate Part 1 course starts this weekend and there are two remaining places. 

Leading the course will be Elizabeth Harry  assisted by Atsuko Clement. Moira Reekie will the musician for the course. Full details are available here

Book 49 Workshop 

LearnBook 49 cover image the new dances from Book 49 in a relaxed and informal workshop taught by Linda Gaul with music from Alan Ross with our friends from RSCD Dunfermline.

More information is available here.

Pre-order your copy of Book 49 ahead of the event from our Branch Shop.

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Everyone is welcome to join us for some seasonal favourites on Saturday 12th December. Dancing to Gary Donaldson and his band this is a not to be missed event.

The programme and more details are available here.



Our classes restart after the Summer on Tuesday 29th September and Thursday 1st October.

Full details will be available shortly on our classes page or email us for more information.

Join us at our FREE enrolment night on Tuesday 22nd September at Cluny Centre (Upper Hall) Cluny Drive, EH10 6DN when you can find out more information and catch up with old friends whilst you enjoy some easy social dances.

Children's Class

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. The class meets every Thursday in term time & more information is available here


90th Anniversary Book and CD now available

Book Cover JPEGOur recently released book 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.

Volunteers Wanted—Unit 3 Examinations

Saturday 31st October and Sunday 1st November

We are looking for volunteers to dance for our potential teachers at their Unit 3 Examination. If you are of intermediate level or above, and can spare us an hour or two then we’d love to hear from you.

Please contact us by email or call 07041 323155

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Royal Scottish Country Dance Society Edinburgh Branch is a Scottish Charity No SC 016958; also known as RSCDS Edinburgh Branch.

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