FREE Welcome Dance

Tuesday 17th September, 8.00-9.30 pm                                     DSC 7485
Barclay Viewforth, 1 Wright’s Close, Edinburgh, EH10 4HR
Band: Roddy Johnstone and Seonaid Lynn

Come and join in some easy dances at this free event. Whether you’ve danced before or want to give it a try you will be made very welcome and have lots of fun.

Some of our dancers, teachers and musicians will be on hand to answer any questions you might have.



Sunday Social

Sunday 6th October, 2.30-5.00 pm                                           
Craigmillar Park Church Hall, 2 Craigmillar Park, Edinburgh, EH16 5LZ
Musician: Ewan Galloway
Price: to be confirmed

Join us for more fun with Dunedin Dancers. This event is suitable for all ages, and we encourage young dancers (with some experience) to come along.


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Dance Scottish for St Andrew’s Night at our weekend of dance with Dunedin Dancers, Edinburgh University New Scotland Scottish Country Dancers and CeilidhKids

The fun starts on Friday 29th November with a Nice'n'Easy dance at St Peter's Lutton Place, dancing to the Emma Dixon Trio. This dance will have something for all ages and abilities. 

Saturday 30th November brings a day of workshops with something for everyone all at St Peter's, Lutton Place. First up is CeilidhKids with family fun, then as the day progresses there is a workshop for Primary School age children with Rachel Shankland, a taster session for new dancers and highland dancing with Edinburgh University New Scotland SCDS. The final workshop brings Deb Lees back to Edinburgh to lead more experienced dancers.

The culmination of the weekend is the Dunedin Assembly on the Saturday evening, what better way to celebrate St Andrew's Day!

Schedule of events:

Friday 29th November 7.30 – 10.30pm
St Peter’s Church Hall, LUtton Place, Edinburgh, EH8 9PE
Band: Emma Dixon Trio
Price: £10 / under 25s £7

Saturday 30th November
St Peter’s Church Hall, Lutton Place, Edinburgh, EH8 9PE
FREE Workshops for all ages from 10.00 – 3.30pm


CeilidhKids – fun for families with young children


Children’s Scottish dancing; aimed at P1—P5 with some previous dance experience, taught by Rachel Shankland


Highland Workshop; with EUNSCDS


1pm Ceilidh dance taster session;  Never danced before? This is a great place to start with Yoshi Shibasaki 

2 – 3.30pm

SCD Workshop; aimed at more experienced dancers, Deb Lees will be putting us through our paces

Saturday 30th November 7.15 – 11.30pm
Dunedin Assembly
Pollock Halls, 18 Holyrood Park Rd, Edinburgh EH16 5AY
Dave Hall and his band

Tickets in advance from

This initiative is part of the RSCDS Global Youth Week and the workshops are being supported by our 90th Anniversary Fund. All of the workshops are free, but we'd love you to make a donation to the fund so that we can continue to support this type of event in the future.


Christmas Dance

Saturday 14th December, 7.30-10.30 pm                                               christmasbal1l
Lauriston Hall, Lauriston Street, Edinburgh, EH3 9DJ
Band: Matthew Maclennan and his Scottish dance band
Price: RSCDS Members £12/Non-Members £15

Always a fun night, save the date and join us for some festive cheer!



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