Dance Scottish

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Find out more about this traditional form of Scottish Country Dance and Music and preserve a piece of Scottish culture and heritage.

Dance

Join an international community, meet new people and learn to 'Dance Scottish' anywhere in the world. Find a local Branch or Group and become a global dancer.

Learn

New to Scottish Country Dance and need some tips? Want to become a dance or music teacher? Or perhaps you would like resources to advance your skills? We can help!

Music

What is the difference between a jig and a reel? Enter a world of traditional Scottish music to find courses and learn more about playing for Scottish country dances or ceilidhs.

Our history

Two women, Ysobel Stewart and Jean Milligan, co-founded the RSCDS in 1923, but people were dancing SCD long before. Delve into our rich history!

Volunteer

Whether you help at one of our events or join a Committee, you can contribute towards the preservation and evolution of Scottish country dance worldwide!

Events

Summer School 2020

CANCELLED - With classes for all ages and abilities, social dancing programmes, workshops and on-site shops there is something for everyone at the RSCDS Summer School.
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The Autumn Gathering 2020

Our Autumn Gathering (formerly AGM Weekend) comprises of three days of discussion, informative talks, classes, dances, a teaching conference, and of course, the Saturday Night Formal Ball!
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Join an RSCDS Branch & receive member benefits

There are 159 RSCDS Branches and over 300 Affiliated Groups in more than 50 countries around the world, located on all continents (except Antarctica).

They organise and run classes, dances and other social events in their own areas and are committed to helping develop Scottish Dance and Music for future generations.

We encourage you to try Scottish Country Dancing for yourself to see just how much fun it can be, so please come along and learn how to 'Dance Scottish'. 

Wherever you are in the world there is most likely Scottish Country Dancing.

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