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

 
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                                      £15 (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

Thursday 1 February 2018.                                                               2.00 – 5.00pm
Tartan Dance Party
Pittville Pump Room, Cheltenham, GL52 3JE                                    £5.00p at door
Derek & Pam Latham                     01452 306857                            No refreshments provided

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                                         £10 (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 10 February 2018                                                              7.00 – 10.30pm
Bristol RSCDS                                                                                 Newcomers Dance
Oatley Hall, St. Monica’s Trust, Cote Lane, Henleaze, Bristol, BS9 3UN                     £12 (Students £8)
Music by Strathallan                                                                         American Supper
Helen Watkins,                              tickets@rscdsbristol.info                                                  01275 464239

Saturday 17 February 2018
Oxfordshire RSCDS                                                                        Day School & Evening Dance
Headington School, Oxford, OX3 7TD
Teachers: Margie Stevenson, David Queen, Alice Stainer
Day school musicians: Jeremy Hill, Ian Robertson, Barbara Manning.
Evening dance to the music of Ian Robertson & His Band

Helen Houghton-Carr, 24b St. John’s Road, Wallingford, Oxon.OX10 9AQ 07531 469213

                                                   impala66@hotmail.com

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

Sunday 18 February 2018                                                                 3.00pm
Pershore Scottish Country Dance Society                           Charity Dance in aid of the British Heart Foundation
Peopleton Village Hall, Worcestershire, WR10 2EA                          £6 (please bring a plate)
Mike Taylor 31 Sunnyside Road, Worcester WR1 1RL                                                           01905 28824


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


Thursday 8 March 2018                                                                     2.00 – 5.00pm
Coventry Thistle Club                                                                     Tea Dance
Wolston Community Centre, Wolston, Warwickshire, CV8 3PD                     £6.00 inc refreshments
Ivan Chapman, ‘Ashville’, Hinckley Road, Ansty, Coventry CV7 9JF             024 7661 9435, 07973 243869


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                                                                   Morning School - 10.00am
Bath RSCDS                           70th Anniversary Celebration            Afternoon Tea Dance - 2.00pm  
Westonbirt School, Tetbury, GL8 8QG                                               £25
Teacher: Barbara Savill,  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                                                                                           7.00 – 11.00 pm
Birmingham RSCDS                                                                                                Annual Spring Ball
The Link, Water Orton Community Hall, Water Orton, B46 1QU
To the music of John Dudley                                                                                     £21 inc supper
Richard Francis Richard@bwhunt.co.uk                                   0121 749 7278         07887 750482

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


Thursday 12 April 2018.                                                                     2.00 – 5.00pm
Tartan Dance Party
Pittville Pump Room, Cheltenham, GL52 3JE                                     £5.00p at door
Derek & Pam Latham                        01452 306857                          No refreshments provided


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 21 April 2018                                                                        7.00 -11.00pm
Westbury Scottish Club (Bristol)                                                    Spring Dance
St Peter’s Church Hall, Henleaze, Bristol, BS9 4LD                             £12 American Supper
Music by Frank Thomson
Maggie Kirkup, 18 Wemberham Crescent, Yatton, Bristol, BS49 4BE                                01934 838175
                                                        ticketsecretary@wscbristol.co.uk

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

Thursday 10 May 2018                                                                        2.00 – 5.00pm
Coventry Thistle Club                                                                          Tea Dance
Wolston Community Centre, Wolston, Warwickshire, CV8 3PD            £6.00 inc refreshments
Ivan Chapman, ‘Ashville’, Hinckley Road, Ansty, Coventry CV7 9JF                      024 7661 9435, 07973 243869


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 12 May 2018                                                                       7.30 to 11.00
Charity Dance in aid of Action Medical Research
Colerne Village Hall, Wiltshire, SN14 8DT
Music by Ian Robertson                                                                     £10 American Supper
Peter Harraway                           bandpharrway@talktalk.net                                           01225 742328

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 19 May 2018                                                                       7.00 – 10.30pm
Bristol RSCDS                                                                                  Summer Dance
Oatley Hall, St. Monica’s Trust, Cote Lane, Henleaze, Bristol, BS9 3UN                         £12 (Students £8)
Music by Ian Robertson American Supper
Helen Watkins,                          tickets@rscdsbristol.info                                               01275 464239

Saturday 2 June 2018                                                                       7.30 – 11.00pm
Cheltenham Scottish Society                                                        Summer Dance
Dancing to the Music of Marion Anderson & Max Ketchin
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 2018                                                                       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

Thursday 14 June 2018                                                                    2.00 – 5.00pm
Coventry Thistle Club                                                                   Tea Dance
Wolston Community Centre, Wolston, Warwickshire, CV8 3PD        £6.00 inc refreshments
Ivan Chapman, ‘Ashville’, Hinckley Road, Ansty, Coventry CV7 9JF       024 7661 9435, 07973 243869


Saturday 16 June 2018                                                                     7.00 – 11.00pm
Pershore Scottish Country Dance Society                                  Celebration Dance
Pershore High School, Station Road, Pershore, WR10 2BX              £12 (bring a plate)
Music by Craigellachie
Bill Lyle, Lion House, Seymour Gate, Chipping Campden, Glos., GL55 6BP                  01386 841053
Anne Wood                                             a.wood125@btinternet.com

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

Sunday 17 June 2018                                                                       2.30 – 5.30pm
Birmingham RSCDS                                                                       Summer Social/Tea Party
Rowheath Pavilion, Heath Road, Birmingham, B30 1HH
Music by John Dudley
Fiona Thomson fthomson69@gmail.com 0121 475 8208

Thursday 21 June 2018.                                                                   2.00 – 5.00pm
Tartan Dance Party
Pittville Pump Room, Cheltenham, GL52 3JE                                   £5.00p at door
Derek & Pam Latham                             01452 306857                   No refreshments provided


Saturday 7 July 2018                                                                        7.00 – 11.00 pm
Herefordshire Branch RSCDS                                                      Summer Dance
Bridstow Village Hall, Nr. Ross-on-Wye, HR9 6PZ
Margaret Campbell, 21 Highgrove Bank, Hereford, HR1 2TA            01432 264072
mcuzen1@talktalk.net or               secretary@scottishcountrydancingherefordshire.org.uk

Saturday 21 July 2018                                                                      7.15 - 11pm
Westbury Scottish Club (Bristol)                                                 Charity Dance
Shipham Village Hall, New Road, Shipham, Somerset, BS25 1SG                                      £10 American Supper
Maggie Kirkup, 18 Wemberham Crescent, Yatton, Bristol, BS49 4BE                                 01934 838175
                                                     ticketsecretary@wscbristol.co.uk

Thursday 9 August 2018                                                                 2.00 – 5.00pm
Coventry Thistle Club                                                                  Tea Dance
Wolston Community Centre, Wolston, Warwickshire, CV8 3PD        £6.00 inc refreshments
Ivan Chapman, ‘Ashville’, Hinckley Road, Ansty, Coventry CV7 9JF                      024 7661 9435, 07973 243869


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

Thursday 30 August 2018.                                                              2.00 – 5.00pm
Tartan Dance Party
Pittville Pump Room, Cheltenham, GL52 3JE                                  £5.00p at door
Derek & Pam Latham                       01452 306857                        No refreshments provided


Thursday 11 October 2018                                                             2.00 – 5.00pm
Coventry Thistle Club                                                                 Tea Dance
Wolston Community Centre, Wolston, Warwickshire, CV8 3PD              £6.00 inc refreshments
Ivan Chapman, ‘Ashville’, Hinckley Road, Ansty, Coventry CV7 9JF                024 7661 9435, 07973 243869

Saturday 13 October 2018                                                             7.00 – 10.30pm
Bristol RSCDS                                                                              New Season Dance
Oatley Hall, St. Monica’s Trust, Cote Lane, Henleaze, Bristol, BS9 3UN         £15 (Students £10)
Music by Marian Anderson                                                                            American Supper
Helen Watkins,                                 tickets@rscdsbristol.info                                  01275 464239


Thursday 18 October 2018.                                                           2.00 – 5.00pm
Tartan Dance Party
Pittville Pump Room, Cheltenham, GL52 3JE                                 £5.00p at door
Derek & Pam Latham 01452 306857                                             No refreshments provided


Friday 19 – Sunday 21 October 2018
Westbury Scottish Club (Bristol)                                               Residential weekend
The Livermead House Hotel, Torbay Road, Torquay, TQ2 6QJ United Kingdom
The Muirs and Di Rooney
Mavis Monahan, 7 Westaway Park, Yatton, Somerset, BS49 4JU                           01934 709512
                                                       ticketsecretary@wscbristol.co.uk

Saturday 3 November 2018                                                            7.30 to 11.00 pm
Bath RSCDS                                                                                  Autumn Dance
Selwyn Hall, Box, Bath SN13 8NT                                                   £12 bring a plate
Dancing to Chris and Julie Dewhurst Band
Maggie Webb      01225 332662                  mawebb58@gmail.com                    www.rscdsbath.co.uk

Saturday 10 November 2018
Bristol RSCDS
A.M. School 10:15-12:30 (suitable for those with a basic knowledge of formations and steps)
P.M. School  2:15-4:30pm. (proficient dancers with a good knowledge of all formations)
Teacher – Janet Johnston, Musician – Judith Muir

EVENING DANCE                    6:30 – 9.30pm                      Music: Craigellechie
St. Peter’s Church Hall, Henleaze, Bristol BS9 4LD
Helen Watkins,                                        tickets@rscdsbristol.info                         01275 464239

Thursday 6 December 2018.                                                        2.00 – 5.00pm
Tartan Dance Party
Pittville Pump Room, Cheltenham, GL52 3JE                                £5.00p at door
Derek & Pam Latham                    01452 306857                         No refreshments provided


Thursday 13 December 2018                                                       2.00 – 5.00pm
Coventry Thistle Club                                                               Tea Dance
Wolston Community Centre, Wolston, Warwickshire, CV8 3PD     £6.00 inc refreshments
Ivan Chapman, ‘Ashville’, Hinckley Road, Ansty, Coventry CV7 9JF                    024 7661 9435, 07973 243869


Monday 31 Dec 2018                                                                   19.15 pm -12.30 am
Westbury Scottish Club                                                            Hogmanay Dance
St Peter’s Church Hall, Henleaze, Bristol, BS9 4LD                      American Supper
Music by Ian Slater
Maggie Kirkup, 18 Wemberham Crescent, Yatton, Bristol, BS49 4BE                     01934 838175
                                                              ticketsecretary@wscbristol.co.uk
Saturday 2 February 2019                                                           7.00 – 10.30pm
Bristol RSCDS                                                                            Newcomers Dance
Oatley Hall, St. Monica’s Trust, Cote Lane, Henleaze, Bristol, BS9 3UN
Music by Strathallan                                                                    American Supper
Helen Watkins                                       ticketsecretary@rscdsbristol.info               01275 464239

Saturday 6 April 2019                                                                   7.00 -11.00pm
Westbury Scottish Club                                                            Spring Dance
St Peter’s Church Hall, Henleaze, Bristol, BS9 4LD
Music by Strathallan
Maggie Kirkup, 18 Wemberham Crescent, Yatton, Bristol, BS49 4BE                      01934 838175
                                                             ticketsecretary@wscbristol.co.uk

Saturday 18 May 2019                                                                  7.00 – 10.30pm
Bristol RSCDS                                                                             Summer Dance
Oatley Hall, St. Monica’s Trust, Cote Lane, Henleaze, Bristol, BS9 3UN
Music by Scott Band                                                                      American Supper
Helen Watkins                                       ticketsecretary@rscdsbristol.info               01275 464239


 
Updated 15th January 2018