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 October 23, 2019.

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

Amisfield Scottish Country Dance Club

Amisfield Village Hall DG1 3LN, Thursdays from mid September to Easter 7.45pm to 9.45pm

Cost: £5.00 joining fee and £2.50 per night

Contact: Lorna Adamson

Teacher William Williamson   Music by John Douglas


Victoria Hall, Annan, Tuesdays 7.30pm-9.30pm

Contact: Kate Nicolson 01387 381139

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 Primary 1 upwards

Castle Douglas Primary School, Thursdays from 29th August 2019 to 25th May 2020 6.15pm - 7.15pm

Contact: Val McGoldrick 01556 502865

For children in P1 upwards

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

Derwent Scottish Country Dance Club

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

Contact: Marion Monckton 01900 817045


Dumfries Country Dance Club

St Mary’s Greyfriars' Church Hall, St Mary’s Street, Dumfries DG1 1HD, Mondays 7.45pm - 9.45pm from 5th September 2016

Cost: £30 for full term (September to March) Casuals/visitors £2 per night

Contact: Gavin Foster Tel: 01387 265660

Teacher - Shiela Nicoll
Live Music - Ernie Currie
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 of Fleet RSCDS

Murray Arms Hotel, Mondays 7.30pm-9.00pm September to March

Contact: Keith Stacey
Wave Tyrrell 01644 430583

Gatehouse Scottish Country Dancers

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

Cost: £2.50 per night additional to £10 joining fee for the whole season

Contact: uet_weber@yahoo.de

Teacher Willie Little

Hightae Country Dance Club

Hightae Village Hall, Tuesdays - September to mid April

Contact: M. Byrne 01387 810423

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 from 1st September 2016 7.30pm-9.30pm

Cost: £4.00 per session

Contact: Jenny Wyllie Chairperson 01461 600649
Gillian Hardstone

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 (North Yorks, North Lancs & South Cumbria)

Ingleton, Settle, Skipton, Lancaster, Morecambe, Carnforth, Milnthorpe(Storth), Kendal, Brigsteer(Kendal),Lindale(Grange over Sands), Windermere, September to April (ring K Bradshaw for dates and times).

Contact: Trevor Clarke

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