May 4th SCOTTISH EVENING in the Hall and on MAY 25th end of season DANCE & CEILIDH
As the end of season arrives we are holding two special Scottish evenings. We invite all to come along, wearing your tartan if you are lucky enough to have one… and join in the fun. On May 4th a Scottish evening which will include Scottish Country dancing and entertainment and our final Dance of the season..the ROSE DANCE and buffet and this time we are holding it as a Ceilidh. You will all be able to join in the ceilidh dances, very easy and walked through. A warm welcome awaits you. Come and see.
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 mid 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 £3.00 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 7.00 for complete beginners. Our RSCDS qualified teacher will be delighted to see you. It is £3.00 a session including refreshments, or pay 10 weeks in advance for £25.00. 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?