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No walk - no talk evening of dancing - 6 May 2017

posted 23 Apr 2017, 09:53 by Scottish Dance Cape Town

The RSCDS Cape Town Branch will be holding the fifth in their popular No Walk/No Talk evenings of dancing on Saturday 6 May to which you are all invited. The programme and crib are available for downloading below.

The event takes place at St Margaret's Church Hall in Fish Hoek at 6::45pm for 7pm and will continue till 9pm, after which we adjourn for socialising over supper at a local restaurant.

Programme:

  1. Highland Fair                       (8x32 jig for 2 cpls in a 3 or 4 cpl set)
  2. J B Milne                               (8x32 reel for 3 cpls in a 4 cpl set)
  3. Gentleman                            (8x32 strathspey for 3 cpls in a 4 cpl set)
  4. Best Set in the Hall -           (8x32 jig for 3 cpls in a 4 cpl set)
  5. Never At Sea                                    (3/6x32 reel for 6 cpls in a 6 cpl set)
  6. 12 Coates Crescent             (4x32 strathspey for 4 cpls in a 4 cpl set)
  7. Quarries Jig                         (8x32 jig for 3 cpls in a 4 cpl set)
  8. Piper and the Penguin       (1x88 reel for 4 cpls in a square set)
  9. Cherrybank Gardens          (3x32 strathspey for 3 cpls in a 3 cpl set)
  10. Pelorus Jack                         (8x32 jig for 3 cpls in a 4 cpl set)
  11. The Byron Strathspey –      (3x32 strathspey for 3 cpls in a 3 cpl set)
  12. Reel of the 51st Division     (8x32 reel for 3 cpls in a 4 cpl set)

 EXTRAS IF TIME:

  1. Shiftin’ Bobbins -                 (8x32 reel for 3 cpls in a 4 cpl set)
  2. Dream Catcher                     (4x32 strathspey for 4 cpls in a square set)
  3. De’il Amang The Tailors -   (8x32 reel for 3 cpls in a 4 cpl set)

Fish Hoek Charity Dance Monday 29 May 2017

posted 13 Apr 2017, 02:33 by Scottish Dance Cape Town   [ updated 17 Apr 2017, 02:09 ]

The next charity dance will be in Fish Hoek on Monday 29 May 2017. The beneficiary will be the Gracevision. The dances are a mix of old favourites and dances we have been learning in class this year. Recent additions to our repertoire, for example Broadway and Mrs Stewart of Fish Hoek will not only be be walked but also taught. The programme and crib are available for download below.

Tea, coffee and biscuits will be served in the break.

Time: 19:45 for 20:00

Cost: R20 if you are dancing and R5 for spectators.

We hope to see you on the dance floor at this event as we dance with grace and vision.

St Patrick's Day Dance Class - 27 March 2017

posted 27 Mar 2017, 01:15 by Scottish Dance Cape Town

The programme and crib for our Irish themed dance class in celebration of St Patrick's Day that was deferred from Monday 20 March to Monday 27 March 2017 is available for downloading below.

Scottish Country Dancers from all clubs in Cape Town are invited to join us for a fun evening of dancing.


Time:    19:50 for 20:00

Cost:    R20

Dress: Tartan with a touch of green

All dances will be recapped and walked on request.

Tartan Day Dance - Monday 3 April 2017

posted 24 Mar 2017, 01:18 by Scottish Dance Cape Town   [ updated 3 Apr 2017, 03:29 ]

All Scottish country dancers are invited to an open evening in celebration of Tartan Day organised by Heather Hodgson with Fish Hoek Scottish Country Dance Club. 

Spectators and newcomers to Scottish Country Dancing are most welcome.

Cost:      R20 per person including tea, coffee and biscuits

Time:     19:50 for 20:00 start

Venue:    St Margaret's Church Hall, Fish Hoek

The programme and crib are available for download below.

Hoping  that you will be able to join us.

RSCDS Cape Town Introductory Courses - April 2017

posted 3 Mar 2017, 02:53 by Scottish Dance Cape Town   [ updated 3 Mar 2017, 02:54 ]

Introductory courses to learn the basics of Scottish Country Dancing are to be offered by the RSCDS Cape Town Branch. 

Learn the basics in 8 classes

Tuesday (starting 4 April) 19:00 – 21:00

or

Saturday (starting 8 April) 09:00 – 11:00

Venue:  Congregational Church Hall, Church Street, Claremont

Cost:       R360.00 for eight lessons

  • No experience necessary
  • Suitable for all ages with a reasonable level of fitness
  • No partner required - come on your own or bring a friend
  • Wear soft-soled shoes

To reserve a place, contact Linda.  e-mail fasham.linda@gmail.com

There will be an introductory social the week before on Friday 31 March 2017 for you to come along and see what Scottish Country Dancing is all about.

RSCDS Cape Town Branch Introductory Social – 31 March 2017

posted 14 Feb 2017, 02:45 by Scottish Dance Cape Town   [ updated 24 Mar 2017, 07:47 ]

The  RSCDS Cape Town Branch will be holding an Introductory Social on Friday 31 March.. All dancers are invited to bring a friend along to come and see what Scottish Country Dancing is all about. The programme will be a mix of Ceilidh and Scottish Country dancing.

Venue:             Claremont Congregational Hall
Time:               19:00 for 19:30 until 22:00
Cost:                R50 for non-RSCDS members, R30 for RSCDS members (If you bring a friend, the friend comes free!)
RSVP:              fasham.linda@gmail.com to book your place

Join us and have some fun!
The programme is available for downloading below.

RSCDS Cape Town Introductory Social 31 March 2017


Love to Dance Class - Monday 13 February 2017

posted 31 Jan 2017, 09:57 by Scottish Dance Cape Town   [ updated 12 Feb 2017, 21:11 ]

There will be a themed dance class in Fish Hoek on Monday 13th February 2017. Scottish Country Dancers from other clubs are welcome to join us.

Cost: R20 per person

Dress: A touch of red, white or tartan.

Programme:
  1. The Ambassadors' Reel               R32     3/4L  Mayr: Vienna Book
  2. Catch the Wind                      R32     3/4L  Butterfield: RSCDS XLV
  3. Land Of The Heather Hills           S32     4/4L  Priddey: Capercaillie
  4. The First Rain of Spring            J32     3/3L  Joubert: RSCDS XLIX
  5. The Dream Catcher                   S96      4S   Orr: RSCDS XLV
  6. Polharrow Burn                      R32     5/5L  Foss: Magazine
  7. The Piper and the Penguin           R88      4S   Goldring: RSCDS Scotia
  8. The Luckenbooth Brooch              J32     3/4L  Dickson: Reels and Wheels (CD booklet)
  9. The Byron Strathspey                S32     3/3L  Drewry: Deeside 2
 10. The Road to McGregor S40 4/4L Hodgson 11. City of Stirling Reel R32 3/4L Goldring: Bannockburn 700
Extra: Climbing Mont Ventoux M64 4/4L Ritzau

Knysna Celtic Festival - 18 February 2017

posted 30 Jan 2017, 05:07 by Scottish Dance Cape Town   [ updated 30 Jan 2017, 05:13 ]

The third Knysna Celtic Festival will be held in the beautiful Garden route town of Knysna on the weekend of Saturday 18 February. The day starts with a Street March past by 10 pipe bands as well as Massed Pipes and  drums followed by a Highland gathering. Highlights of the Highland gathering include: pipe band competitions, Highland Irish and Scottish Country Dancing, Highland games with tossing the caber, Archery and Tug-of-War tournaments.  The day concludes with the Sundowners Celtic & Bluegrass Concert featuring Blacksmith from Cape Town, renowned International guest stars Finlay Macdonald & Chris Stout from Scotland, singer-harpist Christy-Lyn, Irish Riverdance and the Knysna & Districts Pipe Band. There is also a Food Court and Celtic Pub at this musical extravaganza.

Scottish Country Dancers from Cape Town and the Eastern Cape will be putting on displays both at the ceilidh on the Friday evening and also at the Highland gathering on the Saturday.

See the Knysna Celtic Festival Facebook page or web site for further information about the event or contact Heather Hodgson (info@scd.za.net) if you wish to know about the Scottish Country Dancers involvement at the festival. There is also a short promotional video on Youtube showcasing this fun, annual celebration of all things Celtic.

Knysna Celtic Festival Flyer 2017

Fish Hoek SCD Burns Nicht class 2017

posted 22 Jan 2017, 09:49 by Scottish Dance Cape Town

Fish Hoek Scottish Country Dance Club's first class of 2017 on Monday 23 January will also be a special Burns Night dance class.. Dancers from all the SCD clubs are invited to join us.

Time: 19:45 for 20:00 start

Cost: R20  including tea, coffee and biscuits.

All dances will be recapped but only walked  on request.

We look forward to welcoming you back on the dance floor.

Knysna Celtic Festival - 18 February 2017 Save the date!

posted 29 Nov 2016, 05:28 by Scottish Dance Cape Town   [ updated 30 Jan 2017, 05:08 ]

Save the date Knysna Celtic Festival 18 February 2017

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