RSCDS Brighton Branch

Events coming up soon

Current events programme of Scottish country dance balls, dances and other events by RSCDS Brighton Branch in Sussex, 2018 onwards.

Strawberry Tea Dance on Sunday 16th June, 3pmstrawberries

a scone with cream and a strawberry; available during the dance interval This is a cheerful Scottish country dance - with recaps! - at Sunday tea-time with a light tea of scones and jam with fresh strawberries and cream. All are welcome - all dances recapped.
Angmering Community Centre The venue is  Angmering Community Centre in Foxwood Avenue, Angmering, BN16 4FU. Angmering railway station and bus stops for the Stagecoach Coastliner 700 bus are just the other side of the A259 (see map).

Tickets on the door, 6 (students 3)

Tap these links for the interactive programme for cribs, diagrams and videos for the dances, or for the printable programme.

Challenging Afternoon of Dance, Sunday September 15th, 2-5pm

cartoon couple doing Scottish country dancing, looks like the end of an allemande For experienced dancers, a challenging programme taught by Mervyn Short including dances from Imperial Book of Scottish Country Dances, Vol 2.

To be held at the Rawson Hall, The Street, Bolney RH17 5PQ. 5 at the door but please book your place by email to franbramham@hotmail.com. To print the details, see Fran's Flyer

Hallowe'en dance, Saturday October 26th 2019, 7pm

Hurstpierpoint An informal, themed dance to recorded music with Rod Burrows as MC. At Hurstpierpoint Village Centre Trinity Road Hurstpierpoint, West Sussex BN6 9UY.

Tickets on the door, price 5 (non-dancers 2).

Please bring a plate of Finger Food to share.

hallowe'en skeletons A costume suggestive of Hallowe'en is optional - but if you wear one, please make sure you can dance in it!

Programme to follow.

Beginners' Class, Sunday 27 October 2019

dancers from Fran's flyer An afternoon class for beginners run by Mervyn Short with accompaniment from Judith Muir, who plays keyboard in the Craigellachie Band.

To be held at the Rawson Hall, The Street, Bolney RH17 5PQ. 5 at the door but please book your place by email to franbramham@hotmail.com. To print the details, see Fran's Flyer.

Valentine Dance, 15 February 2020

Hurstpierpoint Our Valentine Dance is at the Hurstpierpoint Village Centre Trinity Road Hurstpierpoint, West Sussex BN6 9UY.

a valentine's rose

Tickets at the door for only 5 (2 students and non-dancers).

Please bring a plate of food to share. Programme available nearer the time.

Even more Scottish dance events ...

Brighton Branch
You can reminisce with this list of Brighton Branch past events.

The Sussex Association of Scottish Societies (SASS - takes you to SASSSASS) is an umbrella group we belong to which co-ordinates local Scottish dance events throughout Sussex.

Pont Street See RSCDS London for the South-East Dance Diary of Scottish country dancing events in the south-east of England.

dancing four hands round, photo by Susanna Hawkins   many dances end with dancing eight hands round as shown here, photo by Carol Knights   turn under, photo by Annie Hill