​​​​​​​RSCDS dancers enjoy dancing with Judy Murray for the BBC

Image of filming dancing for the BBC Antiques Road Trip

In the beautiful setting of St Andrews, some of our 2019 Summer School dancers enjoyed an exciting afternoon filming Scottish country dancing with Judy Murray for a BBC programme. It was a fantastic opportunity to meet the renowned tennis coach and celebrity mother of Andy Murray, the former world No. 1 professional tennis player and Olympic champion.

On Thursday 1 August, Rachel Shankland and the dance team had a fun time dancing St Andrew’s Fair with Judy Murray and Angus Ashworth.  Highlights of the dancing featured on the BBC Celebrity Antiques Road Trip Series 9, on Monday 7 October at 19.00.   

If you missed the episode when it aired, you can still enjoy catching up on BBC iPlayer here, the dancing starts about 12 minutes in:

We would like to thank Rachel Shankland, the dance team and musician Luke Brady for sharing the joy of Scottish country dancing with Judy and Angus and for providing spectators with a very entertaining afternoon. 

To view more of the fun social dancing opportunities available at Summer School, please visit our YouTube channel. Summer School is our largest annual event and we look forward to welcoming many dancers and musicians from all over the world as well as closer to home.

Look out for registrations for our 2020 Summer School opening soon!

Finally, while our Demonstration dancers enjoy training to a high standard, our worldwide Branches and Affiliated Groups also have various events taking place throughout the year for all ages and abilities.

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