Welcome to Scottish Country Dancers - and would be Dancers

Glasgow Branch provides opportunities for Scottish Country Dancing in and around Glasgow.

April Greetings from the ‘Chair’
I am hoping that you have all received the Spring Newsletter and enjoyed reading about past events/happier times.  The photographs from the Midwinter Ball take us back.  Does that not seem to be a long time ago?  How life has changed in the interval.

We have passed the end of a first week of the official lockdown, although I suspect some of you had decided to self-isolate before then.  It looks as though we are in for the long haul, but if we all play our part we can shorten that period even by a few days, if not weeks.

Coates Crescent – EH3 7AF – has emailed all members with the first of their weekly newsletters.  Lots in there to read and watch.  If you haven’t received that newsletter please contact secretary@rscdsglasgow.org who will gladly forward it to you.

We were very lucky to be able to be part of the Glasgow Music Festival before the shutters came down.  The children put on marvellous displays in the morning.  The adult dancers from Edinburgh and Glasgow brightened up the afternoon with strong dancing and boundless energy.  On the Youth page is the full report from Susan Ewington who masterminded the highly successful day’s event. Great photographs in the  News Story on News page.  I wonder what 2021 will bring?

Lots of time to put pen to paper with a dance for the Centenary Book.  Try using cards instead of people to test out your ideas.
In the meantime, keep smiling, do look after each other and remember this situation will not last forever.
Best wishes
Margaret

Come and join our dances and classes - you will be made very welcome, ' when back to normal'.
No partner needed.

Upcoming Events 2020 

All Classes & Dances and AGM 

CANCELLED from 16 March till end June

Updates on Covid-19 and our Events

There are events throughout the year for all abilities.                                               
Come and join us for the fun and friendship.

The Royal Scottish Country Dancing Society (RSCDS) is a world-wide organisation, with local groups, called 'Branches' e,g, Glasgow Branch, Isle of Skye Branch, London Branch, Toronto Branch, Tokyo Branch, Moscow Branch; -  a community across continents. 

Scottish Country Dancing, the social dancing of Scotland, is characterised by the style of its music
You don't have to be a Scot to find your foot tapping to the irresistible rhythms of our reels, jigs and strathspeys. 


 The dancing is fun, can be energetic - a great way to keep fit. 

 Thinking of dancing?  Look at the classes and find the right one for you.

 See FAQ's for common questions and answers.

Bring your smile and comfy shoes.  Meet new people, make new friends.

Have children or grandchildren?   Let them try Alba Dolphin's class for youngsters.

Whoever you are, wherever you are from, come and dance with us!               Visit our Facebook page 
Health benefits too, see video.   
    
Video of 95 Aniversary Strathspey devised for 95th anniversary of Glasgow Branch. 
   
Some celebration photos below  -  for more dancing see Gallery.                         
Chairmen at Midwinter Ball
Chairmen at Midwinter Ball
past and present Chairmen at 2020
Seniors 20th Anniversary lunch
Seniors 20th Anniversary lunch
Celebrations October 2019
Midwinter Ball Jan 2019
Midwinter Ball Jan 2019
For more see news story.....
Bearsden & Milngavie Schools
Bearsden & Milngavie Schools
Day of Dance Oct 2019
Primary Schools Festival
Primary Schools Festival
Glasgow schools
Cutting the anniversary cake
Cutting the anniversary cake
At the Sat dance Nov 2018
Toast to Glasgow Branch
Toast to Glasgow Branch
Glasgow Branch 95th anniversary
Commonwealth Games Ceilidh 2014
Commonwealth Games Ceilidh 2014

Dancers of all ages enjoying various events.  For more see Gallery page.

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