Other groups

We've collected this list of other country dance groups.

Please note: You should check with the contact person before turning up at a class to ensure details have not changed.

This page was last updated on August 3, 2023.

Accrington and Nelson Scottish Country Dancers

Accrington, Wednesdays all year (except Christmas) 7.15pm-9.15pm

Cost: £2.00

Contact: Lynn Edington 01254 829173

Please ring for exact venue details


Annan Old Parish Church Hall, Annan DG12 6DS , Tuesdays 2pm-4pm

Contact: Secretary - Margaret Rodger 01387 870231 or 07707 861215

Carlisle and Border RSCDS

Contact: Francis Reid 01228 594057


Castle Douglas and District RSCDS

Castle Douglas Primary School, Thursdays 7.30pm -9.30pm

Contact: David Foreman 01556 640040 or 07801 868653

Castle Douglas and District RSCDS - Children’s Class

Castle Douglas Primary School, Thursdays from 16th September 2021 6.15pm - 7.15pm

Cost: £3 per night

Contact: Val McGoldrick 01556 502865

Cockermouth Scottish Country Dance Club

Methodist Church Hall, Lorton Street, Cockermouth CA13 9RH, Thursdays 7.15pm - 7.45pm

Contact: Linda McMillan 01768 776428


Darlington Scottish Country Dance Group - Adults

Friends Meeting House, Skinnergate Darlington, Mondays, September to July 7-30pm - 10-00pm

Contact: Ruth Tindale

Darlington Scottish Country Dance Group - Children

Friends Meeting House, Skinnergate Darlington, Fridays, 7-00pm - 9-30pm

Contact: Ruth Tindale

Dumfries Country Dance Club

Halliday Hall, Lochvale House, Georgetown Road, Dumfries DG1 4DF, Mondays 7.30pm-9.30pm from 5th September 2022

Cost: £40 for full year (September to March) Casuals/visitors £4 per night

Contact: Gavin Foster Tel: 01387 265660 or 07312 123931

Teacher - Jayne Riddet
Live Music - George Meikle
Old and new members welcome

Eamont Bridge Scottish Country Dance Club

Eamont Bridge Village Hall near Penrith, Every Friday afternoon 2pm to 4pm

Cost: £1.00

Contact: Brian Oliver thora.oliver@o2.co.uk 01768 840060

Teacher - Brian Oliver, beginners welcome at any time

Gatehouse Scottish Country Dancers

Gatehouse of Fleet Primary School, Mondays 7.30pm-9.00pm September to March

Cost: Membership £15 per term and £5 per evening or £10 per evening (non-member)

Contact: uet_weber@yahoo.de

Teacher Carol Clark

Kirkcudbright RSCDS

Roman Catholic Church Hall

Contact: Margaret Wright 01556 620288

All levels and beginners welcome

Lanark RSCDS

The Robert Owen Primary School, Smyllum Rd., Lanark, From Tuesdays mid September to December 7-9pm

Contact: Janet Tomison 01555 665705

Live music from Alex Burnside   Visitors welcome

Lockerbie RSCDS

Guide Headquarters, Victoria Park, Lockerbie, Thursdays 7.30pm-9.30pm

Cost: £4.00 per session

Contact: Gillian Hardstone Chairperson
Elizabeth Harlow Secretary/Treasurer 07817 631557

Venue - The Guide Hut, Lockerbie: access via a footpath off the mini-roundabout, Victoria Park, Lockerbie (as if directly behind Dryfesdale Parish Church, which is on the main street north of the war memorial and library). Turn into Victoria Road next to the Kings Arms Hotel on the main street; turn right into Victoria Park until you reach the mini roundabout; the Guide Hut is at 2 o'clock off the roundabout, behind the houses.

Classes are mixed experience/ability; beginners and returners welcome. September classes in particular will be suitable for beginners.

Morland Scottish Country Dance Club

Morland Village Hall, near Penrith, Every Thursday evening from September 7.30-10pm

Cost: £2.00

Contact: Brian Oliver 01768 840060

Not suitable for beginners

NW Craven RSCDS (for classes in the South Lakes, Dales and North Lancashire)

See the website

Contact: Trevor Clarke Ann Manners

Branch website

Penrith Scottish Country Dance Club

St Andrew’s Centre, St Andrew’s Place, Penrith CA11 7XX, Every Monday evening 8th September to end of April 7.30-10pm

Cost: £30 per person per term, £3 per night for visitors.

Contact: Chairman Peter Simpson 01768 863995 Christine Sutherland 07786 073584

Secretary Kay Fenton 01768 428872   Beginners welcome in the Autumn term

Richmond RSCDS

Contact: See website for details - www.rscds-richmondnorthyorks.org.uk

Thistle Society, Wigan - Adults

St James Social Centre, St James Road, Orrell, Wigan, Mondays - 7-15pm - 8-00pm tuition, 8-00pm - 10-15pm general

Contact: Kathleen Merchant kamerchant@supanet.com

Everyone most welcome

Thistle Society, Wigan - Juniors

St James Social Centre, St James Road, Orrell, Wigan, Tuesdays - graded classes from 6-30pm - 8-00pm

Contact: Kathleen Merchant kamerchant@supanet.com

Twynholm Scottish Country Dancers

Village Hall Twynholm, Wednesdays 7.30-9.30 pm, Sept. to March

Cost: £2.00 per night additional to joining fees: £10 in Sept. and £10 in Jan

Contact: Carol Clark 01557 814259

Teacher Carol Clark,   Beginners very welcome

Wednesday Afternoon Class

Dumfries Baptist Church, Gillbrae Road, Dumfries DG1 4EJ, 2.30pm-4.30pm

Contact: Jayne Riddet 07969 462123