We celebrate a hundred years of Scottish Country dancing on 26 November 2023.
 - not silver, or gold or platinum, but one hundred years - the Centenary.

So what happened on 26 Nov 1923, one hundred years ago?

A Glasgow Herald announcement invited persons interested in "Scots Country Dances" to an inaugural meeting in Glasgow on 26 November 1923.
From this meeting, held at the Athenaeum in Glasgow, the Scottish Country Dance Society was formed... read more.

Yes it all started here in Glasgow!

Events in the months up to November:

13 Jan   At Glasgow's mid-winter Ball - Launch of "100th anniversary dances" Book:  History of Glasgow Branch +13 dances (£10) contact for book

Sat 25 March   Archive display HQ, at 12 Coates Crescent  11 am -3 pm
Sat 25 March   Society Ball in Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh (see gallery below )
  Other events this weekend at Edinburgh and later in the Spring...more

Sat 29 April  Glasgow Branch Spring Fling.  A fun afternoon of dance (including informal demonstrations from members of classes and Linked groups); 2 - 5 pm, free, Matthew Maclennan, Bearsden Hub, G61 3QT   A most enjoyable afternoon had by all, see news story and photos.

See other local Dances and Classes - to keep us on our toes....

Main events: Nov 2023

3 - 5 Nov  Society Autumn Gathering and RSCDS AGM in Glasgow , details TBA 

Fri 24 Nov   Glasgow Centenary Ball:  City Chambers, buffet meal, thanks to Glasgow City Council, & dance.  Tickets all sold (waiting list only: contact Aileen)

Sun 26 Nov   Celebration at the Athenaeum in Glasgow (100 years to the day!)

Thurs 30 Nov  Afternoon tea (Glasgow seniors & all);  House for an Art Lover