FORTHCOMING DANCES 2017 - 2018

Scottish Country Dances in the Heart of England, including Gloucester and Stratford, Birmingham and Coventry, Oxford and Abingdon, Bristol and Bath, Hereford and Ross.  

 

Compiled by John Marshall
Please check all details with the organiser.
Green = afternoonpurple = school

 

Wednesday 19 July 2017                                                                   2 – 5pm
Ross Reel Club                            Summer afternoon Charity Tea Dance celebrating Helen Lobb’s Life
Larruperz Centre, Ross on Wye, Herefordshire, HR9 5JY                 £4 at door        Bring cake to share
Margaret King margaretfrances@hotmail.co.uk                                                                 01989 769736

Saturday 22 July 2017                                                                         7.15 - 11pm
Westbury Scottish Club (Bristol)                                                     Charity Dance
Shipham Hall, New Road, Shipham, BS25 1SG                                    £9     American Supper
Maggie Kirkup, 18 Wemberham Crescent, Yatton, Bristol, BS4 94BE.                             01934 838175
                                                         maggie@kirkup.plus.com

Wednesday 2 August 2017                                                                  2 – 5pm
Ross Reel Club                                                                                  Summer afternoon Dance
Larruperz Centre, Ross on Wye, HR9 5JY                                           £4 at door
Margaret King margaretfrances@hotmail.co.uk                                   01989 769736

Wednesday 2 August 2017                                                                  2 - 4.30pm
Afternoon Dancing                                                                            £2 at door
Cumnor Village Hall, Oxford, OX2 9QF                                                Tea & biscuits
Anne Barnes 01235 520 591

Wednesday 16 August 2017                                                                  2 – 5pm
Ross Reel Club                                                                                  Summer afternoon Dance
Larruperz Centre, Ross on Wye, HR9 5JY                                           £4 at door
Margaret King margaretfrances@hotmail.co.uk 01989 769736

Saturday 19 August 2017                                                                   7.00pm                  
Win’s Dance                                                                                      ‘Interesting’ 
Welland Village Hall, Worcestershire, WR13 6NE                                                         
Win Balgarnie, 1 Westmere, Hanley Swan, Worcestershire, WR8 0DG                          01684 310477

Thursday 31 August 2017.                                                                 2.00 – 5.00pm
Tartan Dance Party                                    
Pittville Pump Room, Cheltenham, GL52 3JE                                     £5.00p at door

Derek & Pam Latham  01452 306857                                               

Saturday 2 September 2017                                                              7.00 to 11.00 pm
Herefordshire RSCDS                                                                     Summer Dance
Bridstow Village Hall, Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire, HR9 6PZ                                        American Supper
Margaret Campbell, 21 Highgrove Bank, Hereford, HR1 2TA                                        01432 264072
                                                      mcuzen1@talktalk.net        

Wednesday 6 September 2017                                                         2 - 4.30pm
Afternoon Dancing                                                                         £2 at door
Cumnor Village Hall, Oxford, OX2 9QF                                             Tea & biscuits
Anne Barnes                                                                                     01235 520 591

Saturday 23 September 2017                                                           7.00 – 11.00 pm
Liddington Scottish Country Dance Group                                 Silver Anniversary Dance
Cricklade Town Hall, High Street, Cricklade, SN6 6AE                       £8 Bring a Plate
Dancing to the Craigellachie Band
Lynda Hughes                                                                                   01793 790821

Friday 29 September 2017                                                                 8.00 -11.00pm
Sutton Coldfield RSCDS                                                                  Social Dance
St Chads Church Hall, Hollyfield Rd, Sutton Coldfield, B75 7SN
Carol Anderson gracar@talktalk.net                                                  0121 354 7415
Richard Francis richard@bwhunt.co.uk                                             0121 749 7278

Saturday 30 September 2017                                                            7.30 – 11.00 pm
Birmingham RSCDS                                                                         Welcome Dance
Selly Oak Methodist Church, Langleys Road, Selly Oak B29 6HT
Dancing to Ian Muir & Neil MacMillan                                                £11/£9 Bring a Plate
Patti Tan                                         contact@birmingham-rscds.org.uk                            0121 475 1807

Wednesday 4 October 2017                                                               2 - 4.30pm
Afternoon Dancing                                                                          £2 at door
Cumnor Village Hall, Oxford, OX2 9QF Tea & biscuits
Anne Barnes                                                                                       01235 520 591


Saturday 14 October 2017                                                                 7.00 – 10.30pm                
Bristol RSCDS                                                                                  New Season Dance
Oatley Hall, St. Monica’s Trust, Cote Lane, Westbury-on-Trym, Bristol, BS9 3UN                         
Music by Strathallan                                                                            £12(American supper)
Helen Watkins                                 tickets@rscdsbristol.info                                          01275 464239

Thursday 19 October 2017.                                                                2.00 – 5.00pm
Tartan Dance Party                                    
Pittville Pump Room, Cheltenham, GL52 3JE                                      £5.00p at door
Derek & Pam Latham     01452 306857                                                                                      

Friday 20 to Sunday 22 October 2017
Dance week-end                                                                              Morning classes, evening social
The Paddocks Hotel, Symonds Yat West, Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire.
Music of Matthew Maclennan
Teachers: Gill Jennings, Amanda Peart, Kenneth Reid                      £165
Richard Francis, 38 Waldon Walk, Castle Bromwich, Birmingham, B36 0TL 0121 749 7278
                                                      richard@bwhunt.co.uk


Saturday 28 October 2017                                                                 7.30 – 11.45pm
Oxfordshire RSCDS                                                                         Annual Ball            
Headington School, Oxford, OX3 7TD                                                                              
Dancing to Ian Muir and the Craigellachie Band                           
Chris Jeffery                                                                                       christinej201@hotmail.com

Wednesday 1 November 2017                                                           2 - 4.30pm
Afternoon Dancing                                                                          £2 at door
Cumnor Village Hall, Oxford, OX2 9QF                                              Tea & biscuits
Anne Barnes                                                                                      01235 520 591


Friday 10 November 2017                                                                  8.00 -11.00pm
Sutton Coldfield RSCDS                                                                  Social Dance
St Chads Church Hall, Hollyfield Rd, Sutton Coldfield, B75 7SN
Carol Anderson gracar@talktalk.net                                                  0121 354 7415
Richard Francis richard@bwhunt.co.uk                                             0121 749 7278

Saturday 11 November 2017                                                                                                        
Bristol RSCDS                                                                                    Day School and Dance
AM School 10:15-12:30 (Beginners welcome), PM School 14:15-16:30 (No beginners please)
Teacher - Tom McKinlay, Musician - Bob Shakespeare
Oatley Hall, St. Monica’s Trust, Cote Lane, Westbury-on-Trym, Bristol, BS9 3UN
Teacher - George Meikle                                                                    Musician’s School
St Peter’s Church Hall, Henleaze, Bristol, BS9 4LD
Music by George Meikle & the Musician’s School                               Evening Dance 6:30-9:30pm                
St Peter’s Church Hall, Henleaze, Bristol, BS9 4LD                                                                
Helen Watkins                                 tickets@rscdsbristol.info                     01275 46423


Saturday 18 November  2017                                                             7.30 – 11.00 pm
Birmingham RSCDS                                                                         St Andrew’s Social
Selly Oak Methodist Church, Langleys Road, Selly Oak B29 6HT            £6/£4  Bring a plate
Richard Francis                             Richard@bwhunt.co.uk                       0121 749 7278

Saturday 18 November 2017                                                              7.00 – 11pm
Ross Reel Club                                                                                Autumn Dance
Larruperz Centre, Ross on Wye, HR9 5JY                                          £6 (bring a plate)
Gill James, Penyard, 3 Merrick Close, Nursery Road, Ross on Wye           01989 562934 gilljames@dalcross.plus.com
Margaret King margaretfrances@hotmail.co.uk                                   01989 769736

Saturday 18 November 2017.                                                             7.30 to 11 pm
Bath RSCDS
Selwyn Hall, Box, Bath SN13 8NT.
Dancing to Craigievar                                                                           £12 (American Supper).
Maggie Webb                                  mawebb58@gmail.com                                            01225332662

Saturday 25 November 2017                                                              7.00 – 11.00pm 
Gloucester Scottish Society                                                           St Andrews Anniversary Dance
Ribston Hall High School, Stroud Road, Gloucester, GL1 5LE
Music by Chris Dewhurst & His Band                                                  American Supper Savouries
Pam Latham, 25 Nine Elms Road, Gloucester, GL2 0HB                                             01452 306857

Saturday 2 December 2017                                                               7.30 - 11.30
Harwell Scottish Country Dance Club                                          Annual Ball
Old Mill Hall, Grove, Oxon, OX12 7LB
Craigellachie
Malcolm Austen, 11 Corn Avill Close, Abingdon, OX14 2ND                                                  01235 533626
                                               http://harwellscdc.mno.org.uk

Wednesday 6 December 2017                                                           2 - 4.30pm
Afternoon Dancing                                                                          £2 at door
Cumnor Village Hall, Oxford, OX2 9QF                                              Tea & biscuits
Anne Barnes                                                                                      01235 520 591

Thursday 7 December 2017.                                                              2.00 – 5.00pm
Tartan Dance Party                                    
Pittville Pump Room, Cheltenham, GL52 3JE                                     £5.00p at door

Derek & Pam Latham  01452 306857                              

Saturday 9 December 2017                                                             
Inkberrow Scottish Country Dance Club                                     Annual Dance
Studley High School, Crookes Lane, Studley, B60 7QX
Dancing to Strathallan Scottish Country Dance Band                                                                  
Elizabeth Simcock 33 Berrington Close Redditch B98 0TE           079706 91292                     01527 528561                                                             Elizabeth.simcock@yahoo.co.uk                  
                                     

Friday 15 December 2017                                                                 7.30 - 11 pm
Worcester Scottish Dancing Group                                             Christmas Dance
Powick Parish Hall, Worcester, WR2 4RT                                          £5 American Supper
Christine Hall          01684 566201

Saturday 16 December 2017                                                             7.00 – 11.00 pm
Herefordshire RSCDS                                                                     Annual Christmas Dance
Bartestree Village Hall,  Ledbury Road, Hereford, HR1 4BY                                                                 
Margaret Campbell, 21 Highgrove Bank, Hereford, HR1 2TA                                       01432 264072
                                                         mcuzen1@talktalk.net                

Saturday 16 December 2017                                                             7.00pm
Sutton Coldfield RSCDS                                                                 Christmas Dance
Streetly Academy, Queslett Rd East, Sutton Coldfield, B74 2EX
Dancing to Chris Dewhurst and his Band                                           £16 Supper provided
Carol Anderson gracar@talktalk.net 0121 354 7415
Richard Francis richard@bwhunt.co.uk 0121 749 7278

Thursday 28 December 2017                                                                                             
Oxfordshire RSCDS                                                                          Christmas dance   
Cumnor Village Hall, Oxford, OX2 9QF                                          
Music by Ian Robertson Duo
Chris Jeffery                                                                                        christinej201@hotmail.com

Sunday 31 December 2017                                                                7.15pm - 12.30am
Westbury Scottish Club (Bristol)                                                    Hogmanay  
St Peter’s Church Hall, Henleazze, Bristol, BS9 4LD                           £16   American Supper
Music by Ian Slater
Maggie Kirkup, 18 Wemberham Crescent, Yatton, Bristol, BS4 94BE. 01934 838175
                                                         maggie@kirkup.plus.com 

Saturday 6 January 2018                                                                    7.30 – 11.00 pm
Birmingham RSCDS                                                                          New Year Social                            
Selly Oak Methodist Church, Langleys Road, Selly Oak B29 6HT
Dancing to Chris Dewhurst’s Band                                                      £11/£9   Bring a Plate
Patti Tan   
                                        contact@birmingham-rscds.org.uk                            0121 475 1807

Saturday 13 January 2018                                                                 7.00 – 11.00pm
Cheltenham RSCDS                                                                         Annual Ball
Pittville Pump Room, Cheltenham, GL52 3JE
Nicol McLaren and the Glencraig Band
Margaret Winterbourne, 3 Amaranth Way, Up Hatherley, Cheltenham, GL51 3YU
                                                         mj.winterbourne@btinternet.com                            01242 863238

Friday 19 January 2018                                                                     8.00 -11.00pm
Sutton Coldfield RSCDS                                                                 Social Dance
St Chads Church Hall, Hollyfield Rd, Sutton Coldfield, B75 7SN
Carol Anderson gracar@talktalk.net                                                 0121 354 7415
Richard Francis richard@bwhunt.co.uk                                            0121 749 7278

Saturday 27 January 2018                                                                7.00 – 11.00 pm
Birmingham RSCDS                                                                        £9/£7  Haggis Supper              
Selly Oak Methodist Church, Langleys Road, Selly Oak B29 6HT   

Fiona Thomson                               fthomson69@gmail.com             0121 475 8208

Saturday 27 January 2018                                                                 
Oxfordshire RSCDS                                                                         Burns Night Dance
Benson Village Hall, Oxfordshire, OX10 6LZ                                      (Haggis neaps tatties)
Music by Strathallan                                                                 
Chris Jeffery                                                                                       christinej201@hotmail.com

Saturday 27 January 2018                                                                 6.45 – 11.00pm
Gloucester Scottish Society                                                          Burns' Dance with Haggis Supper
Reddings Community Centre, North Road West, Cheltenham GL51 6RG                            £10
Andy Clark                                     andyclark786@hotmail.com                                            01452 614995

Friday 9 February 2018                                                                     8.00 -11.00pm
Sutton Coldfield RSCDS                                                                 Social Dance
St Chads Church Hall, Hollyfield Rd, Sutton Coldfield, B75 7SN
Carol Anderson gracar@talktalk.net                                                  0121 354 7415
Richard Francis richard@bwhunt.co.uk                                             0121 749 7278

Saturday 10 February 2018                                                               7.00 – 11.00pm
Ross Reel Club                                                                                Valentine Dance
Larruperz Centre, Ross on Wye, HR9 5JY                                         £6 (bring a plate)
Music by Ian Slater
Gill James, Penyard, 3 Merrick Close, Nursery Road, Ross on Wye  01989 562934    gilljames@dalcross.plus.com
Margaret King                                 margaretfrances@hotmail.co.uk                                      01989 769736

Saturday 17 February 2018.                                                              7.30pm to 11pm
Hereford Scottish Country Dance Club                                        Annual Dance (bring a plate)
Bartestree Village Hall, Hereford, HR1 4BY                                        £5 in advance, £6 at the door
Joyce Briffett, 14 Cleeve Orchard, Hereford, HR1 1LF        joyce38@talktalk.net                   01432 267356

Saturday 24 February 2018                                                               7.00 – 11.00 pm
Cheltenham Scottish Society                                                         Annual SpringDance      
Pittville School, Albert Road, Cheltenham, GL52 3JD                         £18 (American supper)
Iain MacPhail and his Scottish Country Dance Band                   
John Marshall, 17 Gratton Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 2BT                         01242 237385

Saturday 3 March 2018                                                                      Afternoon School – 2.15 – 5.15m
Birmingham RSCDS                                                                         Evening Dance – 7.00 – 10.30 pm
The Hub Hazelwell, Vicarage Road, Kings Heath, B14 7NH
Fiona Thomson                        fthomson69@gmail.com                    0121 475 8208


Friday 9 March 2018                                                                          8.00 -11.00pm
Sutton Coldfield RSCDS                                                                 Social Dance
St Chads Church Hall, Hollyfield Rd, Sutton Coldfield, B75 7SN
Carol Anderson gracar@talktalk.net                                                 0121 354 7415
Richard Francis richard@bwhunt.co.uk                                            0121 749 7278


Saturday 10 March 2018                                                                   7.30 -11 pm
Worcester & Malvern Scottish Dancing Groups                        Annual Spring Dance
Powick Parish Hall, Worcester, WR2 4RT                                          £5 American Supper
Christine Hall       01684 566201

Sunday 18 March 2018                                                                      2pm - 5.30
Abingdon SCDC                                                                               Afternoon Tea Dance,
Wootton and Dry Sandford Community Hall, OX13 6DA
live music
Angela Lawrence                            walawrence@waitrose.com                                       01235 525436,


Saturday 24 March 2018                                                                   10.00am – 6.00pm
Bath RSCDS                           70th Anniversary Celebration Day School and Afternoon Tea Dance  
Westonbirt School, Tetbury, GL8 8QG                                               £25
Music by Ian Robertson and his Band
Maggie Webb, 58 Shakespeare Avenue, Bath, BA2 4RG                                          01225 332662
mawebb58@gmail.com    or    annejarrett@btopenworld.com                                   01225 722309


Saturday 24 March 2018                                                                    7.15 – 11.30 pm
Birmingham RSCDS                                                                         Annual Spring Ball
King Edward’s School, Edgbaston Park Road, B15 2UA
Nicol McLaren & The Glencraig Scottish Dance Band
Richard Francis                                  Richard@bwhunt.co.uk                                          0121 749 7278

Saturday 14 April 2018                                                                        7.30 - 11.30 pm
Wyre Forest SCDC                                                                            Annual Dance
Blakedown Parish Rooms, Belbroughton Road, Blakedown near Kidderminster, DY10 3JG
Aileen Hodgkins, 24 Lansdown Green, Kidderminster, DY11 6PY                                     0797 406 3359
aileenfhodgkins@hotmail.com     or     julielaborde26@gmail.com

Saturday 21 April 2018                                                                        7.00 – 11.15 pm
Knowle Scottish Country Dance Club                                            Annual Dance
Fentham Hall, Marsh Lane, Hampton in Arden, B92 0AH                    (£ TBA - Including supper )
Susan MacFadyen and her Scottish Dance Band
Gillian Jennings                               gilljenn2@talktalk.net                                                 0121 704 0087
Robert Dean                                   robert.dean@blueyonder.co.uk                                  01564 779853

Saturday 28 April 2018                                                                        7.30 – 11.00 pm
Birmingham RSCDS                                                                           Nice ‘n Easy Social                
Selly Oak Methodist Church, Langleys Road, Selly Oak B29 6HT          £6/£4    Bring a Plate
Sue Gordon Saner                                                                                                           0121 414 0130


Saturday, 5 May 2018                                                                          7.30 - 11.30 pm
Herefordshire RSCDS                                                                       Annual May Ball
Sandy Nixon & His Band
Hereford Town Hall, St. Owen Street, HR1 2PJ
Margaret Campbell, 21 Highgrove Bank, Hereford, HR1 2TA     mcuzen1@talktalk.net     01432 264072

Saturday 12 May 2018                                                                        7.00 – 11.00pm
Gloucester Scottish Society                                                           Annual Dance
Ribston Hall High School, Stroud Road, Gloucester, GL1 5LE
Music by Strathallan
Pam Latham, 25 Nine Elms Road, Gloucester, GL2 0HB                                                   01452 306857

Saturday 12 May 2018                                                                       7.30 - 11.00pm
Inkberrow S C D C                                                                            Summer Social
Inkberrow Village Hall,Sands Lane, Inkberrow WR7 4HJ                    American Supper
Elizabeth Simcock 33 Berrington Close Redditch B98 0TE                079706 91292        01527 528561
                                                    elizabeth.simcock@yahoo.co.uk

Saturday 19 May 2018                                                                         7.30 – 11.00pm
Cheltenham RSCDS                                                                          Anniversary Dance
Churchdown Community Centre, Parton Road, Gloucester, GL3 2JH
Luke Brady Band
Fiona Knee, 318 Old Bath Road, Cheltenham, GL53 9AL                     Cheltenham.rscds@hotmail.com

Saturday 2 June 2018                                                                       7.30 – 11.00pm
Cheltenham Scottish Society                                                        Summer Dance
Reddings Community Hall, North Road West, Cheltenham GL51 6RF                       (american supper)
John Marshall, 17 Gratton Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire. GL50 2BT                     01242 237385

Saturday 9 June 2017                                                                       7.00 – 11.00pm
Stow-on-the-Wold Scottish Country Dance Group                    Annual Dance
Royal British Legion Hall, Bourton-on-the-Water, Glos. GL54 2AR
Ian Muir & Neil MacMillan of Prestwick
Brenda. Parsons, Valley View, Maugersbury, Stow-on-the-Wold, Glos. GL54 1HR           01451 831876

Saturday 16 June 2018                                                                     7.00 – 11.00pm
Pershore Scottish Country Dance Society                                  Celebration Dance
Pershore High School, Station Road, Pershore, WR10 2BX
Music by Craigellachie
Connie Herbert, 12 Willowsea Road, Worcester, WR3 7QP                                             01905 457782

Sat 16 June 2018                                                                              7.00 - 10.30pm
Abingdon SCDC                                                                              Summer Welcome Dance
Wootton and Dry Sandford Community Hall, OX13 6DA
live music
Angela Lawrence                            walawrence@waitrose.com                                       01235 525436

Friday 29 June 2018                                                                         7.30 – 11.00 pm
Birmingham RSCDS                                                                        Summer Social                               
Selly Oak Methodist Church, Langleys Road, Selly Oak B29 6HT           £11/£9   Bring a Plate
Fiona Thomson                              fthomson69@gmail.com                                           0121 475 8208

 
Updated 17th July 2017