From Glasgow Branch 

Sad news:  It is with regret we announce the passing of Richard Mowbray who died suddenly on 29 Nov 2019.
                     Funeral on Friday 13 December at 10.30 am at Clydebank Crematorium.  Our thoughts are with Marilyn.

Congratulations   We are delighted to congratulate all our Unit 5 candidates for passing their RSCDS teacher training exams.  Thanks to Branch members who taught candidates,  ‘volunteered’ (had arms twisted) for the practice and exams.  Watch out for new teachers at Classes.  See News story below for more background.

Some Dance videos

Dance Passion - a clip from # Dance passion - look for the RSCDS Glasgow group, who took part:
An extraordinary performance in BBC Scotland’s Pacific Quay building ...... choreographed and filmed in a single take by Jamiel Laurence.     

Glasgow Branch Members at Spring Fling in Paris 2019   video 

The Story of The Reel of the 51     https://canvas-story.bbcrewind.co.uk/sites/dancing-for-victory
                                      

Dates for your diary          see Dances and Other Events

The separate Updates page has been discontinued. Dance programmes and cribs are added well in advance of an event.
Advance notices, and any 'sad news' plus funeral details and 'happy news' will appear here as appropriate.

Site updated December 2019 

 

23 November 201895th Anniversary weekend

RSCDS Glasgow Branch celebrated their 95th Anniversay w/e with a formal dance on Friday 23 Nov 2018, an afternoon tea at the House of an Art Lover on Saturday afternoon 24 Nov 2018 and a General Dance on Saturday 24 Nov 2018.

What tells the stories best but the photos?

Cakes were cut:
On the Friday by our own Chair, Margaret Sanders and the RSCDS Honorary President Jean Martin.  
On the Saturday by our younger Committee Members, Scott Smith and Eilidh Hart.

Friday:  The formal Welcome to our visitors - RSCDS Hon President, Jean Martin, RSCCS Chair, Andrew Kellett, our own Hon President, Ruth Beattie and Hon Vice President, John Johnson - with speeches, followed by a tasty buffet supper and the all important dancing.
The new dance by Chris Sanders, Glasgow 95 Strathspey, was demonstrated - a three x three triangle set - worth a look.
See the photos here.  Can you see yourself among the happy dancers?
 
Saturday afternoon:  About 70 Members and friends gathered at the House of an Art Lover.  An enjoyable sociable event in a lovely location, video and some photos.

Saturday evening:  Well over 100 dancers gathered in Milngavie Town Hall - the energy of the young dancers was infectious - see for yourselves.......
Photos here.  ..... plenty of floor space for chatting in the interval.

Memorabilia items were on show, see here.

Photos: thanks to Alasdair Graham (Fri 24 Nov and Strathspey video); Patrick Murray (Sat 24 Nov); Eilidh Hart and Scott Smith (Sat 24 Nov Tea).

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