Winter School 2022

Join us in Pitlochry for our annual Scottish country dance event



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La Sociedad tiene como fin promocionar y desarrollar los Bailes Escoceses en todo el mundo para beneficio de actuales y futuras generaciones.

Únete a la RSCDS, y pasa a formar parte de un elenco dedicado a fomentar la cultura de Escocia.

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Descubre más sobre los Bailes Escoceses tradicionales y su Música, y ayuda a preservar un pedazo de la herencia cultural escocesa.


Únete a una comunidad internacional, conoce gente nueva y aprende a bailar “Scottish” en cualquier lugar del mundo. Busca una Filial o Grupo local y conviértete en participante a nivel global.


¿Eres nuevo en los Bailes Escoceses y necesitas consejo? ¿Te gustaría convertirte en profesor de baile o de música? ¿O tal vez te gustaría encontrar la forma de mejorar tus habilidades? ¡Nosotros podemos ayudarte!


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!


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!


Winter School 2022

Join around 150 dancers in the picturesque town of Pitlochry for a week of Scottish country dance!
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Spring Fling 2022

The Scottish Country Dance festival for 12 - 35 year olds! In 2022 we plan to host multiple Spring Flings and YOU can get involved!
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Summer School 2022

Three weeks of Scottish country dance in the beautiful Fife coastal town, St Andrews. Details for Summer School 2022 will be confirmed soon. In the meantime, you can catch up on the virtual Summer School that we offered to members in 2021. Watch it again here.
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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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