December 7, 2018 4:00 pm


The Caledonian Society will be holding our New Year Party in the Scottish Hall on Monday 31st December.  Tickets are £18 in ADVANCE only from the society.  Ring 01202 603577 for information.  This is a fun night when we see in the New Year in a traditional Scottish way… games, dancing and fun.    You are welcome to join us.

BURNS NIGHT will be celebrated on Thursday 24th in the Scottish Hall.  The Mayor of Bournemouth will be coming so black tie and smart dress for this occasion please.   All the traditional Toasts and food will be here.  The Haggis will be Piped in and some short speeches made….The Address to the Haggis and to the Lassies and a good evening had by all.    Once again come and join us and see what the Scots do on Burns Night.

Tickets are also £18.  Book now.  Phone our secretary at 01202 603577   Places limited.

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?