Global dance listings

Virtual event listings

We are compiling an ever-expanding list of free virtual activities taking place in the wider Scottish country dance community. Keep checking back for updates!

Please contact us at info@rscds.org if you wish to add your virtual event to the list.

Click on the links below for further information

 
Host Description
Boston Branch Zoom online Scottish country dance classes every Monday.  Visit their website for details.

Cambridge Branch

(Kate Gentles)

Zoom online Step class every Saturday afternoon (2pm UK time). Please contact Cambridge Branch to register

Edinburgh Branch

  • Zoom online Ladies Step class every Saturday morning (10am UK time). Please contact  Edinburgh Branch to register

Scottish Step recorded tutorials available here

Forfar Branch Weekly Zoom online Scottish country dance classes starting early January (7:30pm UK time) depending on demand. Register your interest by emailing lorna.valentine@sky.com
Houston & District Branch Classes on Facebook Live every Tuesday (7:30pm Central time zone) . Please visit the Houston and District Facebook page.
Montreal Branch

Virtual Workshop & Social Saturday 26th June 2021, with intermediate, advanced classes held via Zoom. Join from 9:30am until noon for classes and from 7pm for the evening dance:

  • 10 - 10:45am with Moira Korus, Toronto
  • 11 - 11:45am with Barbara Johnston, Edmonton
  • Virtual Evening Social with live music. Zoom will open at 7pm for socialising and dancing will start at 7:30pm. Live music from Terpsichore: Liz Donaldson - piano, Elke Baker - fiddle, Ralph Gordon - cello/bass

  • All times stated are Eastern Standard time zone. Please register for this free event at www.rscdsmontreal.org

Zoom online Scottish country dance class every Tuesday (7:30pm Eastern Standard time zone). Visit their website for details.

Newcastle Branch

  • Online Step class every second Thursday (7pm UK time)
  • Online Scottish country dance class on alternate Tuesdays (7pm UK time) 

Both the step and SCD classes are to live music. Please contact Newcastle Branch to register.

Additional beginner Step class recorded tutorials available here.

New Jersey Branch

Zoom online Scottish country dance classes every Tuesday (8pm Eastern Standard time zone). Email rscds.nj@gmail.com for details on how to join, or watch past classes here.

New York Branch Zoom online Scottish country dance classes every Thursday. Email rscdsnewyorkorg@gmail.com for details on how to join, or watch past classes here.
Seattle Branch
  • Zoom online Scottish country dance classes every Saturday (10:30am Pacific Standard time zone). Email harry.khamis@wright.edu for details on how to join
  • Zoom online Scottish step class every Saturday (noon Pacific Standard time zone). Email 3martlet@gmail.com for details on how to join
Toronto Association
  • Zoom online social groups:  Tuesdays (7:30pm and 8pm), Wednesdays (8pm) and Fridays (8pm)
  • Online Scottish country dance classes:  Thursdays (7:30pm and 8pm), Fridays (10am), Saturdays family and youth (9:30am and 10:15am) and introduction to Scottish Step (2pm starting January 2021)

Times of groups and classes listed above are in the Eastern Standard time zone. Visit their website for details.

Diana Hastie Scottish Step recorded tutorials available here.
Milwaukee Scottish Country Dancers "Dance-Together-Apart" virtual Scottish country dance classes on every Monday (6:30pm Central time zone). on Facebook live (Facebook account not required). Join here - previous classes also available on the Facebook page.
Bo'ness Dance Online Scottish Country dance class with Phill Jones' live music on Tuesdays (7:30pm UK time). To register contact boness.dance@gmail.com
Round O SCD Club Zoom online Scottish country dance classes every Friday (7:30pm UK time). To register contact georgetwatt@hotmail.com
Virtual TAC Summer School, July 2021

Plans are underway for online gatherings where we will be able to talk, listen to music, watch some dances, learn from each other, and keep in touch. 

Visit the website for news and announcements about this event.

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Branch event listings

Please click on the name of the Branch to be taken to their calendar of listings.

Europe

RSCDS Branches and Affiliated Groups hold many different types of classes and events around the world, and you are probably not far from Scottish Country Dancing.

The best way to find out about dancing in your area is to use our Branch & Group Finder to find something local. What we have compiled below is a short list of very useful websites that will help you find out more about dancing.

If you have an event that is not already included or if there is a correction that you feel should be made, please contact the appropriate maintainer.

If you are interested in the events or classes of a particular Branch, please scroll down.

Please click on the location to be taken to the website for listings in that area.
Location Notes
Scotland On the Dundee Branch website
SW Scotland On the Dumfries Branch website
NW England

Covers the area of South Lakes, Yorkshire Dales & Lancaster

-  RSCDS Carlisle and Border Branch.

 

East Midlands Within a 70 mile radius of Peterborough
SE England Covers roughly the area from Norwich, Cambridge, Oxford and Bath to Bournemouth
SW England AKA The Carswellian
NE England

Covers various.

Newcastle upon Tyne Branch.

York & North Humberside Branch

Richmond Branch (Yorkshire)

Heart of England From Coventry to Bath and Bristol to Abingdon
Britain On the Grand Chain website
Linlithgow Scotch Hop Linlithgow is 20 miles West of Edinburgh
Continental Europe On the Celtic Circle website
North America On the Inter-City Scot website
Great Lakes Covering the Southern Great Lakes area in Canada & USA
New Zealand On the New Zealand Branch website
Australia Links to all Australia Branches
Russia A map of Scottish Country Dancing across Russia

If you run your own site providing details of Scottish dance events, send us the details at: info@rscds.org and we will look into establishing a link to your site.

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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'. 

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