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.


Regular Branch classes are held on Wednesdays 7.30-9.30pm - Tea and coffee are available following the Wednesday evening classes. The only caveat is that you will need to bring your own mug, as hand washing of church utensils is not allowed under their COVID protocol.

No class on 30 June as the hall is not available

Basic SCD Skills class will continue on alternate Wednesdays until May
lasses at 6.00-7.15pm on 10 & 24 March, 7 & 21 April, 5 &19 May

for further information, see Branch page under 'Clubs'

'Gentle Dancers' classes - Fridays 2.00-4.00pm

No class on 2 July as the hall is not available

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

While Covid restrictions remain in place, all persons attending Branch classes must comply with the Branch's Covid-19 Safety Plan
Please read the safety plan before attending a Branch class or event. 

Scottish Country Dance Club of Canberra classes

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


Saturday 22 May 2021:  Tea Dance  2.30-5.00pm
St Andrew's Church Hall, State Circle, Forrest
Music by Strathmannan

Program flyer   Crib sheet 
Video playlist of dances

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

This event 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.

See Flyer for preliminary information
 Registration will be available via this website from 1 July 2021
Further details will be published before this date.

N.B. Accommodation will not be included in the registration fee
and will need to be arranged independently by all participants


Regrettably, 'Bundanoon is Brigadoon' Highland Gathering 2021
has been cancelled due to COVID restrictions. 
For more information go here
Bundanoon is Brigadoon will take place on 2 April 2022


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

To learn more about the benefits of dancing go to this link

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