Virtual Festival 2020 

Branches from around the world gathered (online and live) to create imaginative interpretations of "A Scottish Celebration"



Get creative

Discover free activities and puzzles for young dancers



Dance Scottish At Home

Join a worldwide dance community



Go digital

Scottish music lovers! Play and download from Amazon, iTunes, Google Play and Spotify



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.

Más sobre la Sociedad


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!



This year, the RSCDS will be hosting a virtual AGM from 12 Coates Crescent on Saturday 7 November, 2020 at 2pm
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Winter School 2021

CANCELLED - This week long event of classes, social dances and a formal ball at Blair Castle brings Scottish Country dancers from all over the world together to beautiful Perthshire.
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Spring Fling 2021

The Scottish Country Dance festival for 12 - 35 year olds! In 2021 Spring Fling will be heading to the home of the Bon Accord, Aberdeen.
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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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