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Bergvliet's 60th Birthday Ball - Saturday 9 June 2018

posted 1 Feb 2018, 01:31 by Scottish Dance Cape Town

Bergvliet Scottish Country Dance Club is celebrating its milestone 60th Birthday in style, hosting a Ball in Kelvin Grove’s Ballroom, on Saturday June 9, 2018.

This is a not-to-be-missed occasion with a full evening’s programme of dancing to music provided by a four-piece band, led by accordionist Leon Oosthuizen.

Bergvliet club is subsidising costs to keep ticket prices as low as possible so that many local dancers can enjoy the event.

The dance programme and further details of costs, etc, will follow in early March.  Meantime, please save the date!

Love to Dance Class - Monday 12 February 2018

posted 29 Jan 2018, 03:17 by Scottish Dance Cape Town   [ updated 6 Feb 2018, 05:55 ]

There will be a themed dance class in Fish Hoek on Monday 12th February 2018. Scottish Country Dancers from other clubs are welcome to join us.

Cost: R25 per person

Dress: A touch of red, white, pink or tartan.

Programme and crib are available to download below.

Fish Hoek SCD End-of-year Dance Class - 11 December 2017

posted 11 Dec 2017, 01:43 by Scottish Dance Cape Town

Fish Hoek Club will be holding our end-of-year dance class on Monday 11th December 2017. Dancers from all clubs are once again invited to join us for a fun evening of dancing.

Time:    19:45 for 20:00

Cost:    R20

The programme for the evening and crib can be downloaded below.

Lynfrae End-of-year Party - 9 December 2017

posted 22 Nov 2017, 04:37 by Scottish Dance Cape Town   [ updated 29 Nov 2017, 09:20 ]

Lynfrae will hold their end-of-year dance on Saturday  9 December, in the hall of Christ the King, Garfield Rd, Claremont, starting 6:30pm for 7:00pm: the cost for those other than annual members of Lynfrae, will be  R20.00 . Please bring a mug along if you want tea/coffee as there are no cups in the kitchen. Eats and soft drink will be provided. We would love to see you on the dance floor.

The party programme and crib can be downloaded below.

RSCDS Pretoria - Christmas Social 2017

posted 20 Nov 2017, 01:45 by Scottish Dance Cape Town   [ updated 20 Nov 2017, 02:29 ]

If you find yourself in Gauteng consider taking your ghillies with and joining the Pretoria branch of the RSCDS for their Christmas social. It will be held on Thursday 7th December at 19:30 to 22:00 at their normal venue, St Columba's Presbyterian Church hall.

The cost for this enjoyable evening of dancing and social interaction is only R10 per person. Eats will be provided and there will be a raffle.

Wouter Joubert has compiled a wonderful dance programme for the evening. The crib is available for download below.

(Please note this will be the last evening of dancing for 2017, classes will resume in January 2018.)

RSCDS Pretoria Happy Blues

posted 30 Sep 2017, 06:38 by Scottish Dance Cape Town   [ updated 30 Sep 2017, 06:40 ]

RSCDS Pretoria's latest publication 'Happy Blues' in celebration of their 45th blue sapphire anniversary is now available.The publication is filled with happy memories, exciting music and dances by Wouter Joubert, Liebet Joubert, Urisa Reungsuwan, Terry Lynne Harris, and Andrew and Heather Hodgson.The thirty dances, for the most part, fall within the intermediate spectrum of dancing expertise and with a near-perfect balance between Jigs, Reels and Strathspeys. There is music for every dance composed by Wouter and his son Christof and the book has been decorated with amazing artwork. It is selling for R80 for black and white version with colour cover or R250 for a full cover copy.

For more details email:

Cover of RSCDS Pretoria Happy Blues
Copies are also available from the RSCDS Leeds Branch Shop

RSCDS Cape Town Branch AGM 2017

posted 30 Sep 2017, 06:28 by Scottish Dance Cape Town

The 66th Annual General Meeting of the Cape Town Branch of the Society is to be held on Thursday, October 5, 2017, at Trinity Church Hall, Newton Drive, Meadowridge, at 19.45 for 20.00

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

RSCDS Pretoria Branch 45th Anniversary ball - 14 October 2017

posted 23 Aug 2017, 07:54 by Scottish Dance Cape Town   [ updated 23 Aug 2017, 08:19 ]

The Pretoria Branch of the RSCDS extend a warm invitation to everyone who might be in Pretoria on Saturday 14 October 2017 to attend their 45th anniversary ball which will be held at St Columba's Church.

The cost will be R180.00 per person (about USD13.50; GBP10.50)

18:30 for 19:00 standard South African Time

RSCDS Pretoria 45th Anniversary Ball

Sunflowers and Heather - 11 September 2017

posted 12 Aug 2017, 08:53 by Scottish Dance Cape Town

Dancers from all clubs are invited to join us in Fish Hoek on Monday 11 September 2017 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 provisional dance programme for  the Sunflower Day Dance and crib can be downloaded below.

Somerset West Party - 30 September 2017

posted 8 Aug 2017, 02:12 by Scottish Dance Cape Town

Somerset West Scottish Country Dance Club have pleasure in inviting you to their 60th Birthday Celebration on Saturday 30th September, 2017 in the Dutch Reform Church Hall, Andries Pretorius Street, Somerset West at 18:30 for 19:00.

The programme of dances for the evening is as follows:

1. The Abbotsford Lassies              R32      4S   Inglis

  2. Ladies' Fancy                       J32     2/4L  RSCDS XIII

  3. Ship O' Grace                       S40     4/4L  McAdam: Lifeboat

  4. Barbara's Celebration               R32     3/4L  Rendle-Braime: South African

  5. Clutha                              R48      4S   RSCDS XXXI

  6. The Silver Tassie                   S32     3/4L  Drewry: RSCDS Leaflets

  7. The Irish Rover                     R32     3/4L  Cosh: 22 SCD

  8. The Doonhamer Delight               R32     2RR   Shankland: RSCDS L

  9. A Touch of Tartan                   R32     3/4L  Maarseveen: Dancing Thistles

 10. Up and Down Ben Nevis               S32     3/3L  Ross: Inverness 60y

 11. Tribute to the Borders              J32     3/4L  Goldring: RSCDS Leaflets

 12. Miss Hilary Ann                     J40     3/4L  Bradley

 13. The Dundee Whaler                   S32     4/4L  Clowes: Ormskirk Mem.

 14. The Nurseryman                      J32     3/4L  Brown: RSCDS XXXVII

 15. Mairi's Wedding                     R40     3/4L  Cosh: 22 SCD

 E1. Postie's Jig                        J32     4/4L  Clowes: CCD

 E2. Duke of Perth                       R32     3/4L  RSCDS I

A crib and diagrams is available for downloading below.

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