Thank you for visiting our Canberra and District Scottish Country Dancing pages.
Canberra has a very active Scottish Country Dancing community (see our Clubs) and welcomes you to our website and, hopefully, in person to the national capital. 

We often have visitors from interstate or overseas, so if you are
visiting the Canberra region do pay us a visit.

     RSCDS Canberra Branch invites you to . . .

Further information is available in the Special Events section.
Crib sheet for this event


Regular Branch classes are held on Wednesdays 7.30-9.30pm

Basic SCD Skills classes 6.00-7.15pm on 3 & 17 Feb, 3 March

for further information, see Branch page under 'Clubs'

'Gentle Dancers' classes - Fridays 2.00-4.00pm

The above RSCDS Branch classes are held at
St Andrews Church Hall,
State Circle

While Covid restrictions remain in place, all dancers attending Branch classes must comply with the Branch's Covid-19 Safety Plan and are required to complete and return a participant declaration confirming that they will observe all requirements of the safety plan.

Scottish Country Dance Club of Canberra classes
will recommence from 2 February 2021

Black Mountain Reelers daytime class
offered by the SCDCC takes place
12.15 to 2.00pm every Tuesday

Thursday Social Classes in 2021 will be held on the
second Thursday of the month from February to November

The above SCDCC classes are held at
North Canberra Baptist Church, Condamine Street, Turner
See SCDCC page or contact SCDCC Secretary for further details


30 Sep – 3 Oct 2021: 'Dance into Spring'
mini Winter School 2021

‘Dance into Spring’ will be held on the October long weekend,
with 3 days of dance classes, an evening social, and the
Annual Ball on Saturday 2 October.

Planning is in train for musicians’ workshops and other activities.
Further details coming soon.
N.B. Accommodation will not be included in the registration fee
and will need to be arranged independently by all participants


Follow this link for details of events in and around Sydney

For more events see the Calendar

Educational videos showing common figures in Scottish Country Dancing can be found at

Information about the steps and formations of Scottish Country Dancing is available at

These are helpful learning resources for beginners and anyone else wishing to improve their knowledge of SCD formations

If you would like to learn more about the benefits of dancing go to this link
...dancing is good for the brain as well as physical fitness!

Second Canberra Book of Scottish Country Dances
comprising 15 dances selected from the open competition
held by the SCDCC in Nov 2018
is available for download here