Dumfries classes

Dumfries RSCDS holds the following regular classes:

Adults - Live music from George Meikle

Classes run from the beginning of September until the end of May (Mondays) and the end of June (Tuesdays).

Mondays 2pm - 4pm

Classes have now restarted. 

Classes will run from 8th January to 27th May 2024. There will be no classes on Easter Monday, 1st April, or May Day, 6th May. 

Locharbriggs Community Centre, Auchencrieff Road, Locharbriggs, Dumfries DG1 1UZ

General Class - suitable for beginners, improvers and dancers with some experience.

Tuesdays 7.30pm - 9.30pm 

Classes have now restarted. 

Classes will run from 9th January to 25th June 2024.

Locharbriggs Community Centre, Auchencrieff Road, Locharbriggs, Dumfries DG1 1UZ

General class - suitable for beginners, improvers and dancers with some experience.

Monthly Sunday class - 1st Sunday in the month 2.30pm - 4.30pm

These classes will be held on 3rd March and 7th April 2024.

Amisfield Hall DG1 3LN

This class will be open to dancers who wish to try out different dances and receive more detailed information relating to dancing style, covering and phrasing.

This class is not suitable for beginners.

 

 

 

 

Teachers:

 

  • Mrs Margaret Davidson
  • Mr Ainslie Dunnett
  • Ms Gillian Hardstone
  • Mrs Margaret Hill
  • Mrs Jane Meikle
  • Mrs Jayne Riddet

Branch teachers can be contacted through the Secretary, Irene MacLeod.

Costs

The Royal Scottish Country Dance Society Headquarters are in Edinburgh. HQ runs Summer and Winter Schools each year, produces Dance Books and CDs of music to go with them. It also sets the standards for dancing, sets proficiency tests and teaching exams for those who want to take them. Members also receive two magazines a year.

As a regular dancer at the Dumfries Branch classes we would like you to consider joining the RSCDS. As well as paying for your classes, for the 2023/24 dancing season this will cost, per year, Adult Single (age 25+) £27; 2 adults living at the same address, Adult Joint £44; Young Adult (age 18-24) £22 and Youth (age 12-17) £14. These figures include the Branch fee of £1.

Class charges - Dumfries Branch members, adults aged 25 and over, pay £4 per class or £92 if paying in advance (provides 1 class each week from September to the end of March - 27 classes). Young adults (18-24) pay £3 per class and Youths (12-17) £2 per class. Visitors who are RSCDS members pay £4 per class after their first free visit. Visitors who are non-RSCDS members pay £5 per class after their first free visit. It would be appreciated if correct amounts could be given when paying by cash.

Contact Irene MacLeod on 01683 220314 for more information.

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