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.

Youth Scottish Country Dance Weekend
(for people 18-40 years)
31 January - 2 February 2020

Brochure   Register online


Regular Branch classes are held on Wednesdays 7.30-9.30pm
[NB No class on Wednesday 18 Sept 2019]

'Gentle Dancers' classes - Fridays 2.00-4.00pm
[NB No class on Friday 20 Sept 2019]

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

Young Dancers Socials
Branch classes for young people up to the age of 40)
will be held at North Canberra Baptist Church Hall, Condamine Street, Turner
on certain Saturday evenings in 2019. 
Next social: Saturday 21September 2019
For other dates see RSCDS Branch page under 'Clubs' tab

The Scottish Country Dance Club of Canberra offers three classes:

  • A class for new and experienced dancers from 7.30 to 9.30pm on Thursday evenings.
  • The Black Mountain Reelers daytime class from 12.15 to 2.00pm every Tuesday.
  • A monthly social dancing class from March to September, generally on the last Friday each month.  The 2019 program has concluded.  Dates for 2020 will be posted when known.                  

All SCDCC classes are at
North Canberra Baptist Church Hall, Condamine Street, Turner

See the full list of classes in Canberra under the 'Classes' tab.

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!


Saturday 21 September:  Scottish Country Dancing Workshop
Batemans Bay Community Centre, Museum Place
Batemans Bay

See poster for details.  If you plan to attend RSVP to Carolyn Smith would assist with catering

Saturday 28 September 2019:  Cooma Tartan Ball 
St Paul's Anglican Church Hall, Commissioner Street, Cooma

program and booking details   crib sheet

Saturday 12 October 2019:  The Bluebell Jig : Canberra Scottish Ball 2019
Albert Hall, 100 Commonwealth Avenue, Yarralumla  7.00 for 7.30pm

Music by Chris Duncan and Catherine Strutt

Program   Recaps


Purchase tickets

Saturday 26 & Sunday 27 October 2019:   Basic teaching skills training
An initiative of the Scottish Country Dance Club of Canberra
See SCDCC page for further details

Saturday 23 November 2019: Nice 'n' Easy Social
St Andrew's Church Hall, 1 State Circle, Forrest:  2.00pm
Music by Canberra Scottish Fiddlers

Saturday 14 December 2019:  SCDCC Christmas Social
St Andrew's Church Hall, 1 State Circle, Forrest

  Music by Strathmannan


Follow this link for details of events in and around Sydney

NZ Branch Summer School 2019-20 will be held in Cambridge (North Island)
from 28 December 2019 to 5 January 2020.
Visit for further details
Online registration is available via the above link.

For more events see the Calendar