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.



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


Brochure   Register online



CLASSES IN 2019

Regular Branch classes are held on Wednesdays 7.30-9.30pm

'Gentle Dancers' classes - Fridays 2.00-4.00pm

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

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 16 November 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.


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

LEARNING RESOURCES
Educational videos showing common figures in Scottish Country Dancing can be found at  http://www.lowerhuttscd.org.nz/index.php/teaching-tools/#close

Information about the steps and formations of Scottish Country Dancing is available at
https://www.rscds.org/learn/steps-techniques

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!


CANBERRA REGION EVENTS 2019


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

EVENTS ELSEWHERE

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 ss2019.dancescottish.org.nz for further details
Online registration is available via the above link.



For more events see the Calendar