November 24, 2017 3:33 pm

Come and Learn to do Scottish Dancing. Great exercise and great fun

Every Monday evening in the Scottish Hall, Shelbourne Road, Charminster,  we have a dance class and all ages are welcome.  Complete beginners from 7pm until 8.45 … then dancing for more experienced dancers until 10pm.   Our teacher is Sue Ramsay.

Cost per person is £3.50 to include refreshments.

Every Thursday evening we have a social evening when we also try to fit in some dancing.  Scots and all are welcome.

Come and make friends in the Scottish Hall.  We have St Andrew’s buffet dance coming up this Thursday 30th and soon it will be Hogmanay… when we have a real Scottish New Year.   This is closely followed by Burns Night on January 25th 2018.

Come and have a real BURNS NIGHT with the Scots of Bournemouth.  We are honoured that the Mayor & Mayoress will be coming.  Tickets are open to all.  £18 to include Haggis, neeps and tatties , songs and poems by Burns and Scottish country dancing which Robert Burns himself went to classes to learn.

If you are interested or want to know more about us or to book a ticket……contact the secretary at 01202 603577


Our society, created in 1907 is comprised of expatriate Scots and families, together with those of Scottish descent keen to retain their culture and heritage, and to those who just enjoy Scottish Country Dancing.

Society evenings are held in the Scottish Hall on Thursdays at 7-45pm until 10pm from  September to the end of May. The entrance fee for Members £3.00, Non Members £3.50 this includes light refreshment. The evening usually has speakers / entertainment for approximately one hour followed by tea, then dancing.

Each Monday our Scottish Country Dance class is held, which caters for all standards. This takes place from 7.00 until 10pm. The entrance fee is £3.50 and includes light refreshment.

The society also has its own Scottish Country Dance Team, and Heritage Group. Our Scottish Country Dance Team perform at various functions throughout the year and are available upon request throughout Dorset and beyond, and The Caledonian Singers regularly entertain at charitable functions.

On the THIRD Wednesday of each month, our Heritage Group meet for interesting talks and discussions concerning Scottish History, Culture and topical debate.

All the above meetings are open to all comers. Full membership of the society is available to those born in Scotland, those of Scottish descent and to those married to a Scot.

For further information about the club, including our address in Bournemouth, please check our contact page for details.

CLASSES for beginners and others in SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCING

If you want to have fun and exercise and learn how to dance come to the Scottish Hall on Monday evenings Shelbourne Road, off Charminster Rd, Bournemouth. It is for complete beginners. Our RSCDS qualified teacher will be delighted to see you. It is £3.50 a session including refreshments, or pay 10 weeks in advance for £30.00. If you want to speak to anyone about the class please ring 01202 603577.   You do not need a partner, any age is welcome and you do not have to be a Scot. See you there?