Advanced ClassAdvanced Class

The advanced class met at the beginning of March, then went out for a meal.

Christmas Dance 2019Christmas Dance 2019

A few photos from our dance. A great evening’s dancing. And it was good to welcome so many dancers.

Practice for White Rose Festival Practice for White Rose Festival

A few photos of Jane Meikle putting the dancers through their paces in preparation for the White Rose Festival

Christmas Dance 2018Christmas Dance 2018

Another great evening’s dancing to Marian Anderson’s SCD Band

Tuesday class photos Tuesday class photos

Not photos from a dance for a change. These were taken at a recent adults’ class on a Tuesday evening at Laurieknowe Primary. And obviously tea break is a very important part of the evening!

Day School and Dance September 2018Day School and Dance September 2018

Some photos from a very successful day school and dance. We were pleased to welcome dancers from as far away as South Cumbria, Edinburgh and Dundee.

Teachers’ Workshop 2018Teachers’ Workshop 2018

We held a workshop to go over the dances from the latest RSCDS Book - Book 52. We were delighted to welcome teachers from the Scottish Borders, Cumbria and other parts of England.

White Rose Festival July 2018White Rose Festival July 2018

Some Branch members danced at the White Rose Festival, near Leeds, on a very hot, sunny day. Some sunbathing as well as dancing!

Summer dance 2018Summer dance 2018

A few photos from our Summer Dance.

Dumfries Festival 2018Dumfries Festival 2018

RSCDS Dumfries Branch was well represented at the Festival, with both children and adults taking part.

February Dance 2018February Dance 2018

Another great evening of dancing - and eating!

Christmas Dance 2017Christmas Dance 2017

The dance floor was packed for our dance on 8th December. It was great to see so many dancers there from Dumfries as well as visitors from Cumbria, Yorkshire and elsewhere!

Branch 70th Anniversary Ball - September 2017Branch 70th Anniversary Ball - September 2017

The Branch celebrated its 70th anniversary with a Ball held in Dumfries Academy. There were 160 dancers there, including the RSCDS Chairman, Helen Russell, and the RSCDS President, Jean Martin.

White Rose Festival July 2017White Rose Festival July 2017

A number of Branch members took part in the White Rose Festival in Leeds.

First Aid training May 2017First Aid training May 2017

9 Branch members have attended a First Aid course.

Dumfries & District Music Festival 2017Dumfries & District Music Festival 2017

Both children's and adults' teams took part in the Scottish Country Dancing section of the Festival.

Winter School 2017Winter School 2017

Some members of Dumfries Branch attended the RSCDS Winter School in Pitlochry. They are pictured here at the Ball held in Blair Castle.

February Dance 2017February Dance 2017

A few photos from the dance. A great evening - as always!

Annan care homes January 2017Annan care homes January 2017

A mixed team and a ladies' team from the Branch entertained at two care homes in Annan on the Sunday after Burns' Day.

Improvers' Workshop January 2017Improvers' Workshop January 2017

We held a successful workshop for improvers. Everyone seemed to enjoy it!

Half-day School September 2016Half-day School September 2016

We held a very successful half-day school in September and were delighted to welcome a number of dancers from other areas, including Helensburgh, Cumbria, Yorkshire and Somerset. Everyone enjoyed a great afternoon's teaching by Janet Johnston accompanied by wonderful music from Ian Muir.

Betty's birthday 2016Betty's birthday 2016

At the beginning of September we celebrated Betty Ferguson's special birthday.

Summer dancing with the Italians July 2016Summer dancing with the Italians July 2016

On a VERY hot evening in July we were joined by a group of young Italian visitors. They had a great time and were very enthusiastic in joining in the dances.

Summer Dance June 2016Summer Dance June 2016

There was a packed hall at Locharbriggs Community Centre for the Branch Summer Dance. A great evening's dancing was enjoyed by everyone there and there was a special presentation of a Branch award to teacher, Margaret Davidson.

Christmas Dance 2015Christmas Dance 2015

The Branch Christmas dance was well attended and yet another enjoyable evening's dancing.

Teachers' Workshop August 2015Teachers' Workshop August 2015

We held a workshop to go over the dances in the new RSCDS Book 49.

RSCDS Summer School 2015RSCDS Summer School 2015

Dumfries Branch member David Davidson was part of the demonstration team at Week One of Summer School in St Andrews.

Summer dancing 2015Summer dancing 2015

Even though the weather was very unseasonal, the dancers still enjoyed the summer dancing at the new venue, Locharbriggs Community Centre.

Summer dancing with the Italians July 2015Summer dancing with the Italians July 2015

Our young Italian visitors enjoyed their evening of dancing.

Dumfries & District Music Festival 2015Dumfries & District Music Festival 2015

A selection of pictures from the Scottish Country Dancing section of the Festival. The young - and (slightly) older members of RSCDS Dumfries Branch.

Dance Basics Day 2015Dance Basics Day 2015

Our Dance Basics day for intermediate dancers in January 2015 was well attended and enjoyed by all who came along.

Commonwealth CeilidhCommonwealth Ceilidh

On the last of the 5 Tuesday evenings' summer dancing we held our Commonwealth Ceilidh.

Teachers' WorkshopTeachers' Workshop

We held a workshop to try out the dances from the new RSCDS book - Book 48.

Summer dancing July 2014Summer dancing July 2014

The group of young Italians came to our summer dancing and had a wonderful time (as usual!).


Summer Dance 2014Summer Dance 2014

Some photos taken at our Summer Dance on a lovely (hot!) summer's evening in June.

DG Scottish country dancers end of term DG Scottish country dancers end of term

Our children and young people put on a display of their talents for friends and family at the last class of the session.

Children's class Christmas 2013Children's class Christmas 2013

Santa visited the children at their last class before Christmas and brought them presents.

Day School classesDay School classes

Some photos taken at the Day School. Lots of concentration on the dancers' faces!