Our programme for 2017 is now available.
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Note there have been some changes of musicians on
Tuesday nights since this leaflet was prepared. The detailed
cribsheets in the table lower down this page have been amended to
have the correct musicians.
Dancing will take place:-
- outdoors in Princes Street Gardens at the Ross Bandstand on Mondays
from 29th May to 31st July
- indoors at the St Peter's Church Hall, Lutton Place on Tuesdays from
30 May to 18th July
- indoors at Stockbridge House on Tuesdays
from 25th July to 22nd August. Note the change of day from
Dancing, whether indoors or out, begins at 7.30pm and continues until
9.30pm. Entrance is £5 for adults and £1 for children.
The events in the Princes Street Gardens are open to all, from
experienced dancers to spectators. As in previous years, each dance
will be demonstrated once by a team of experienced dancers. The
programmes principally comprise dances for which prior experience is
desirable, but several simpler dances are also included which can be
picked up instantly, and there are one or two of modest complexity
which can be managed if sufficient people in the set know the
The indoor dances are not demonstrated, but are called once before
the dance. These dances, therefore, are more suitable for those
with prior knowledge.
Need a reminder of the steps?
Click on the date in the table below to download a minicrib of that
Cribsheets for the remaining dances in August will appear here
These days there is a wealth of videos on the internet of groups
performing Scottish country dances, so it can be helpful to type the
name of the dance into a search engine like Google or Yahoo and investigate
some of the suggested links.
You may also find it helpful to refer to the following collection:-
Note that we cannot guarantee the quality of dancing shown in
these videos. Note also that some videos may contain more than one
dance, so they may not begin with the one you were looking
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