Press


On this page you will find examples of the RSCDS in the media. Please be aware that this is an "online press book" of various articles and publications, and that we do not own the rights to any of the publications mentioned below. 


We love to see the RSCDS in the media and invite RSCDS members and the public to submit articles, publications, videos, etc. that you have come across in the media for inclusion on this page. Please send all material to mike.greenwood@rscds.org. For Branches, please note that this page is not intended for Branch Newsletters; however, if a Branch has been written about in a media publication, we would love to see it and have a copy!


If you would like any material on this page to be taken down, please contact Michael Greenwood using the email address above and the request will be dealt with promptly.


  • Perth Courier: A lovely picture and small article from the Perth Courier, who attended the Satruday Night Ball during the 2016 AGM. Check out the article here

  • CTV Ottawa Morning Live: Incredible footage from the CTV Ottawa Morning show showcasing the Ottawa Branch and celebrating their 50th Anniversary. Amazing work! Check out the footage here.

  • The Scotsman: Thank you to the Scotsman for shedding light on our work with local schools! Children are the future of dancing, and we are trying our hardest to get them dancing. Click here to read.

  • The Pittsburgh Observer-Reporter: A wonderful article on a dance sponsored by the Pittsburgh Branch! Jigs and reels, and a real good time; Click here to read.

  • The Herald Scotland (Celtic Connections): The RSCDS sponsored a Ceilidh as a part of Celtic Connections and The Herald were kind enough to give us some support! Click here to read.

  • The Courier: Taken from the 8 November 2010 issue of the Perth Courier, focusing on the two young winners of the Devise a Dance competition! To view the article, please click here.

  • Perth Advertiser: Taken from the 9 November 2010 issue of the Perth Advertiser. The 81st AGM is profiled as hundreds of dancers from around the world converge upon Perth for the conference, and of course a wee bit of dancing! To view the article, please click here.

  • Newcastle Journal: Taken from the 13 October 2012 issue of the Newcastle Journal. Scottish country dancing is profiled as a great way to keep fit and lead a healthier lifestyle! To view the article, please click here.

  • Irvine Times: Taken from the 17 December, 2014 issue of the Irvine Times. Schools from across North Ayrshire head to Irvine's Magnum Leisure Centre for a splendid day of dance. Photographs and details are courtesy of the Irvine Times, Ayrshire Weekly Press, and Romanes Media Ltd. To view the article, please click here.

  • Kilmarnock Standard: Taken from the 11 November, 2014 issue of the Kilmarnock Standard. A great spread of a Children's Day of Dance that was assisted by the North Ayrshire Branch. Thank you to all those who helped to organise the event, and of course to those who took part! To view the article, please click here.

  • Helensburgh Advertiser: Taken from the 12 March, 2015 issue of the Helensburgh Advertiser. Pupils from across the area enjoyed a great day of dancing put together by the Helensburgh & District Branch. Thank you to all those who helped to organise the event, and of course to those who took part! To view the article, please click here.

  • Living It Up: A new NHS Scotland pilot project that uses digital tools to support better health, well-being & active lifestyles in Scotland. As part of the "Keeping Active" section of the website, there is a blog about dance in Scotland. To view the article about Scottish Country Dancing, please click here.

  • Controlled Abandon/BBC Scotland: Motion graphics for BBC2 Documentary 'Scottish Country Dancing: Controlled Abandon', created by Austin Temby whilst working at Playdead.


Controlled Abandon / BBC Scotland from Austin Temby on Vimeo.

  • Scottish Country Dancing on the BBC: Viewers in the UK may have seen trailers for a new BBC4 TV series titled "Dancing Cheek to Cheek: An Intimate History of Dance", which aired on 17 November, The second programme of the series, which aired on 24 November, featured Scottish Country Dancing with presenters Lucy Worsley and Len Goodman joining in with members of the RSCDS London Branch!


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