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Fish Hoek SCD End-of-year Dance Party - 17 December 2018

posted by Scottish Dance Cape Town   [ updated ]

Fish Hoek Club will be holding our end-of-year dance class on Monday 17th December 2018. Dancers from all clubs are once again invited to join us for a fun evening of dancing with live music.

Leon Oosthuizen from the Cape Town Scottish Country Dance Band will be joining us in Fish Hoek and playing for our party. Do diarize the date, and join in the fun and celebration.

Dress code casual with a touch of tartan men please do wear your kilts and show off your knees.

Cost R25 including tea and light refreshments/

Time:    19:45 for 20:00

The programme for the evening - cribs and diagrams can be downloaded below.

Bergvliet's End-of-year Social - 6 December 2018

posted 21 Nov 2018, 20:53 by Scottish Dance Cape Town

You are invited to join Bergvliet Scottish Country Dance Club for their last class of the year, a 'Nice n Easy Social' which takes place on Thursday 6 December 2018.

Time:    19:45 for 20:00
Cost:    R20, paid up members of BSCDC no charge.

The party programme and cribs can be downloaded below.

Lynfrae End-of-year Party - 8 December 2018

posted 20 Nov 2018, 06:51 by Scottish Dance Cape Town   [ updated 20 Nov 2018, 20:26 ]

Lynfrae will hold their end-of-year dance on Saturday  8 December, in the Claremont Congregational Church Hall at 6:30pm for 7:00pm. The cost will be R20.00, free for annual members of Lynfrae.  There will be light eats provided.

The party programme, cribs and crib diagrams can be downloaded below.

Dance local - RSCDS Cape Town Workshop - Monday 19 November

posted 9 Nov 2018, 01:33 by Scottish Dance Cape Town   [ updated 9 Nov 2018, 02:08 ]

The RSCDS Cape Town Branch will be offering a 2 hour workshop on Monday 19 November 2018 to be taught by experienced, RSCDS qualified teacher Heather Hodgson.

The cost will be R25 for RSCDS members and R40 for non-members. This will include refreshments (tea, coffee and biscuits) as well as a handout with cribs and diagrams for the dances and formations to be taught.

Venue: St Margaret's Anglican Church Hall, Kommetjie Road, Fish Hoek

Time:     20:00-22:00

Come and enjoy some proudly South African dances devised by local devisors including Andrew Hodgson, Wouter Joubert and Val Hodgson.

Formations to be taught and revised include:

  •  Set and rotate for 3 couples
  •   ‘Littlecroft’ formation
  •   Rights and lefts for 3 couples
  •   Highland Schottishe Poussette

The workshop will be aimed at Intermediate to Advanced dancers. If you would like to check if you will cope and enjoy the workshop or for further details contact Heather.

To book you place please email before 17 November.

We hope that you can join us on the dance floor to learn and have fun together.

Fish Hoek 'Dancing with Grace and Vision' - Monday 15 October 2018

posted 7 Oct 2018, 22:10 by Scottish Dance Cape Town

Our next charity dance in Fish Hoek will be on Monday 15 October in support of the charity Grace Vision.

We will once again be ‘Dancing with Grace and Vision’ and will also commemorate the life and contribution to Scottish Country Dancing of Mrs Ysobel Stewart on the 50th Anniversary of her death. The programme includes some dances chosen relating to Mrs Stewart (Mrs Stewart's Jig, Autumn in Appin, Inverneill House, Mrs Stewart of Fish Hoek) and some of our 2018 core favourites that are also on the No-Walk-No-Talk evening.

The crib for this social can be downloaded below and and we hope you will join us.

Tea, coffee and biscuits will be served in the break.
Time: 19:45 for 20:00

RSCDS Cape Town Branch AGM 2018

posted 28 Sep 2018, 05:56 by Scottish Dance Cape Town

The 67th Annual General Meeting of the Cape Town Branch of the Royal Scottish Country Dance Society is to be held on Tuesday, October 23, 2018, at Trinity Church Hall, Newton Drive, Meadowridge, at 20.00 for 20.15

If you are unable to attend please email apologies to Fiona McCutcheon

No walk - no talk evening of dancing - 27 October 2018

posted 28 Sep 2018, 05:50 by Scottish Dance Cape Town   [ updated 19 Oct 2018, 03:14 ]

The RSCDS Cape Town Branch will be holding the tenth in their popular No Walk/No Talk evenings of dancing on Saturday 27 October to which you are all invited.

The event takes place at Claremont Congregational Church at 5:45pm for 6:00pm and will continue till 8:00pm, after which we adjourn for socialising over supper.  The programme and cribs can be downloaded below.

Please book your place as soon as possible, but no later than Tuesday 23 October.

Sunflower Day Dance - 24 September 2018

posted 9 Sep 2018, 01:10 by Scottish Dance Cape Town   [ updated 9 Sep 2018, 01:43 ]

TOPES in preparation for Sunflower Day
Dancers from all clubs are invited to join us in Fish Hoek on Monday 24 September 2018 for our traditional ‘Sunflowers and Heather’ class. We will once again be showing our support for the Sunflower Fund  and sporting our TOPES (Tube of Hope).

This will be a free class for dancers who are wearing this year’s TOPE on the evening.

The dance programme for the Sunflower Day Dance and crib can be downloaded below.

Fish Hoek Craft and Gift Fair - 29 September 2018

posted 9 Sep 2018, 00:49 by Scottish Dance Cape Town   [ updated 9 Sep 2018, 01:44 ]

Dancers from Fish Hoek will be performing at the Fish Hoek Craft and Gift Fair on Saturday 29 September at 11:30.

We will be doing a display of a couple of dances: First Rain of Spring and Mrs Stewart of Fish Hoek before inviting the audience, members of the public to join in for DAN: the dancing rhino and Flying Scotsman. We would be pleased to have your support and participation in the dances for all.

Piper Hugh Veitch will be playing a tune or two before we dance so there will be the chance the hear the skirl of the bagpipes too.

The craft and gift fair is a week long event.
Fish Hoek Craft and Gift Fair

Fundraiser Ceilidh - Saturday 14 July 2018

posted 12 Jul 2018, 03:47 by Scottish Dance Cape Town

There is a chance to dance on Saturday evening this weekend at a Ceilidh on 14 July in Meadowridge as a fundraiser for the NewDay United NGO.
Venue - Connect Church North Hall at 7pm.
Come along with energetic enthusiasm for a fun evening!

Fundraising Ceilidh New Day United

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