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

 


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                                                                          £2.50p at door
Cumnor Village Hall, Oxford, OX2 9QF Tea & biscuits
Anne Barnes                                                                                       01235 520 591

Saturday 7 October 2017                                                                   7.30-10.30pm
Cheltenham RSCDS                                                                         Autumn Dance
Reddings Community Hall, North Road West, Cheltenham GL51 6RF £4 at door
Margaret Winterbourne                   mj.winterbourne@btinternet.com                              01242 863238

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                                                £20 inc supper                               
Dancing to Ian Muir and the Craigellachie Band                           
Helen Houghton-Carr, 24b St John’s Road, Wallingford, Oxon, OX10 9AQ                          07531 469213
                                                     Impala66@hotmail.com

Saturday 28 October 2017                                                                 7.00 -11.00 pm
Gloucester Scottish Society                                                          Scottish Dances
Longford Village Hall, Longford Lane, Gloucester, GL2 9EL              £3 in advance (American supper)
Barry Clarkson 36 Gilpin Avenue, Hucclecote, Gloucester, GL3 3DE                                 01452 616629
Iain Thompson, 17 Ennerdale avenue, Longlevens, Gloucester, GL2 0EE                        01452 451178

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

Sunday 5 November 2017                                                                  3.00 – 7.00 pm
Pershore Scottish Country Dance Society                                   Autumn Dance
Peopleton Village Hall, WR10 2EA                                                     £6 bring a plate
Bill Lyle, Lion House, Seymour Gate, Chipping Campden, Glos., GL55 6BP                          01386 841053
Niall O’Loghlen Greenfields, Great Comberton, Pershore, Worcestershire, WR10 3DU        01386 710900

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 11 November 2017                                                              7.30-10.30pm
Cheltenham RSCDS                                                                         Social Dance
Reddings Community Hall, North Road West, Cheltenham GL51 6RF                                  £4 at door
Margaret Winterbourne                  mj.winterbourne@btinternet.com                                    01242 863238

Saturday 18 November 2017                                                             2.30-4.30pm
Cheltenham RSCDS                                                                       Charity Dance for Children in Need
St Luke’s Church Hall, Saint Luke's Place, Cheltenham GL53 7HP                                     £2 or £5/family
Margaret Winterbourne                 mj.winterbourne@btinternet.com                                   01242 863238


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                                                                                      Autumn Dance
Selwyn Hall, Box, Bath SN13 8NT.                                                       £12 (bring a plate)
Dancing to The Craigievar Band                                                                      
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            £10
Music by Chris Dewhurst & His Band                                                  American Supper Savouries
Pam Latham, 25 Nine Elms Road, Gloucester, GL2 0HB                                             01452 306857

Saturday 25 November 2017
Stratford & District Caledonian Society                                         Haggis supper (provided)
Tiddington Community Centre, CV37 7AN
Glynis Nicol, Thistles, Tothall Lane, Salford Priors WR11 8YW                                   01789 778118

Saturday 2 December 2017                                                                7pm – 11pm
Abingdon and Harwell Ball                                                                      
Old Mill Hall, School Lane, Grove OX12 7LB                                      £20 inc Supper
Music by Craigellachie
Angela Lawrence                                   walawrence@waitrose.com                           01235 525436

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                                                              7.15pm
Inkberrow Scottish Country Dance Club                                     Annual Dance
Studley High School, Crookes Lane, Studley, B80 7QX                     £16 supper provided
Dancing to Strathallan Scottish Country Dance Band                                                                  
Elizabeth Simcock 33 Berrington Close Redditch B98 0TE               079706 91292                     01527 528561                                                             elizabeth.simcock@gmx.com                   
                                     

Saturday 9 December 2017                                                              7.30-10.30pm
Cheltenham RSCDS                                                                       Christmas Dance
Reddings Community Hall, North Road West, Cheltenham GL51 6RF                     £5 at door American Supper
Margaret Winterbourne                    mj.winterbourne@btinternet.com                                        01242 863238

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

Saturday 9 December 2017                                                               7.30-10.30pm
Cheltenham RSCDS                                                                        Christmas Dance
Reddings Community Hall, North Road West, Cheltenham GL51 6RF               £5 at door American Supper
Margaret Winterbourne                    mj.winterbourne@btinternet.com                        01242 863238

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
Pitville Pump Room, East Approach Drive, Cheltenham, GL52 3JE,                              £20 inc buffet
Nicol McClaren and the Glencraig Band
Margaret Winterbourne 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

Friday 26 January 2018
Stratford & District Caledonian Society                                      Burns Dinner Dance
Stratford Racecourse
Glynis Nicol, Thistles, Tothall Lane, Salford Priors WR11 8YW         01789 778118

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 10 February 2018                                                              7.30-10.30pm
Cheltenham RSCDS                                                                        Social Dance
Reddings Community Hall, North Road West, Cheltenham GL51 6RF                        £4 at door
Margaret Winterbourne                  mj.winterbourne@btinternet.com                                     01242 863238

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

Saturday 17 March 2018                                                                   7.30-10.30pm
Cheltenham RSCDS                                                                        Newcomers Dance
Reddings Community Hall, North Road West, Cheltenham GL51 6RF                                 £4 at door
Margaret Winterbourne                    mj.winterbourne@btinternet.com                                01242 863238

Sunday 18 March 2018,                                                                    2pm – 5.30
Abingdon S.C.D.S.                                                                          Afternoon Tea Welcome Dance
Wootton and Dry Sandford Hall OX13 6DA
Music by Tom and Lindsey Ibbotson.
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

Friday 30 March - Monday 2 April 2018
Ross Reel Club                                                                                3rd Easter weekend school
Teacher: Patricia Houghton;                               Musicians: Muriel Johnstone and Ian Robertson
stephengoulden@me.com                                 fiona@freespiritfilms.co.uk
                                                           www. scotdanceross.org.uk/easter2018.html


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 28 April 2018
Cheltenham RSCDS                                                                         Day School & Evening Dance
Reddings Community Hall, North Road West, Cheltenham GL51 6RF
Teacher: Pat Houghton & Anne Walker, Musician: Keith Anderson.
Hilary Foulkes                                    hilary.foulkes@tiscali.co.uk                                   01285 851798


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 5 May 2018
Stratford & District Caldeonian Society                                         Annual Social Dance
Tiddington Community Centre, CV37 7AN                                          (Bring a plate of Savouries)
Glynis Nicol, Thistles, Tothall Lane, Salford Priors WR11 8YW            01789 778118

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@gmx.com

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,                               Cheltenham.rscds@hotmail.com                                     01242 525819

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

Saturday 16 June 2018                                                                      7.00pm – 10.30
Abingdon S.C.D.S.                                                                            Summer Welcome Dance
Wootton and Dry Sandford Hall OX13 6DA
Music by Chris Oxtoby Duo
Angela Lawrence                                     walawrence@waitrose.com                             01235 525436

Saturday 23 June 2018
Cirencester Scottish Country Dance Club
Cricklade Town Hall, High Street, Cricklade SN6 6AE
Music by Strathallan
Maurice Hampton, 2 Sawyers Close, Minety, Malmesbury, Wilts SN16 9QS                    01666 860481

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

Saturday 18 August 2018                                                                 7.00pm
Win’s Dance 
Welland Village Hall, Worcestershire, WR13 6NE
Win Balgarnie, 1 Westmere, Hanley Swan, Worcestershire, WR8 0DG 01684 310477


 
Updated 16th September 2017