Chester Caledonian Scottish Country Dance Society

England

Group details

Chester Caledonian Scottish Country Dance Society

Group profile

Chester Caledonian Scottish Country Dance Society (sometimes fondly know as Chester Cally) is proud to have recently celebrated its 60th Anniversary. Originally connected to the Chester Caledonian Association as their “Reel Club”, the Society has flourished independently now for many years.
Like most clubs our member numbers have fluctuated over time and while we are fewer than in previous years, we continue to thrive with a regular influx of new members most of whom stay to form the heart of the Society going forward.
We are also very lucky to continue to count as members some long standing, knowledgeable and experienced dancers. Two of those (being in their 10th decade and still regularly dancing) are living testament to the benefits of Scottish Country Dancing to mind and body.
The society meets at Caldy Valley Church, Chester on a Wednesday evening between September and March from 7.45 to 10.00 in the evening. We have had some talented teachers over the years and that continues now. The evening always begins with some warm up exercise or dance and often step practice for the benefit of all! We then have social dancing with a mix of new and old dances being taught or at least walked through and we are proud of our reputation as open and friendly with experienced members always happy to partner new or less confident dancers. The final part of the evening includes some dances chosen by a different individual club member each week.
We have a small Committee to whom the club always owes a debt of gratitude for the role they play in managing our resources and organising not only club nights but three wonderful dances during the year – at Christmas, Burns Night and during the summer break.
New members and visitors always welcome.

Group location

Contact this Group

Sign up for the RSCDS electronic newsletter

Sign up to:

  • Keep up to date with RSCDS events 
  • Advertise your event with the RSCDS and reach thousands of people worldwide

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.

Find my nearest branch

  • Copyright © 2018 Royal Scottish Country Dance Society
  • Registered Charity No. SC 016085
  • Company No. SC 480530
  • 12 Coates Crescent, Edinburgh, EH3 7AF