The Autumn Gathering 2022

A weekend of dancing and discussion

The Autumn Gathering allows dancers to gather over a weekend in Scotland. Dancers from the UK, North America and continental Europe take part in classes, discussion forums and workshops. Whether attending as delegates or spectators, all enjoy the social events which surround the business of the AGM. Dance with us on the Friday ahead of Saturday evening’s grand ball!

Details of the 2022 Autumn Gathering event will be confirmed in due course. 


The 2021 AGM 

Delegates and observers were invited to attend the 92nd meeting which was hosted in the Coaching Hall in the Autumn Gathering venue in Perth. 

To view the recording of the 2021 AGM please click below:

Please also see below some important 2021 AGM documents:


RSCDS Activities 2020-21: A Summary




2021 Election Results 

The following candidates were voted on to the Management Board:

  • Andrew Nolan
  • Helen McGinley
  • Simon Wales

The following candidates were voted on to the Membership Services Committee:

  • Julie Grainger (3 years)
  • Andrew Smith (3 years)
  • Paul McKnight (1 year)
  • Maureen Daniel (1 year)

Elections were not required for the Education and Training Committee or the Youth Services Committee this year.


2021 Motion Results 

Membership Subscriptions:

  • Delegates voted - 197 (65.2%) for, 105 against and 9 abstained. 

Updates to the wording of the RSCDS Articles of Association

  • Delegates voted 293 (99%) for, 3 against and 15 abstained.

Updates to the wording of the RSCDS Rules and Procedures

  • Delegates voted 250 (92.6%) for, 20 against and 41 abstained.

Bristol Branch Amendment to the updates to the wording of the RSCDS Rules and Procedures

  • Delegates voted 168 (70.3%) for, 71 against and 72 abstained.

Upcoming Events

Winter School 2022

Join around 150 dancers in the picturesque town of Pitlochry for a week of Scottish country dance!
Event details

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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