Forthcoming events

This page lists forthcoming scottish dance events around the world. If you have an event you would like to submit, or have more details on any of these events, please let me know using this form. Alternatively, if you already have a programme lined up, please use this form.

For events in Continental Europe please also check out the Celtic Circle listing.

For events in North America, please check out the Inter-City Scot .

The events listed span the following months:


If you can't find what you're looking for here, try one of the other events pages around.

January 2018

Friday 26th January-Saturday 27th January, 2018
Burns ceilidh (Central Scotland) *Ceilidh*
Time: 8-11pm
Venue: Lauriston Hall, 28 Lauriston St, Edinburgh EH3 9DJ (Central Scotland)
Band: HLI & Flaming Heather ceilidh band
Price: £8
Contact: 0131 339 5374 (24 hours)

Refreshments: Soft drinks £1, alcohol £3
Notes: with caller Ken Gourlay, HLI & Flaming Heather ceilidh band & piper. Soft drinks £1, alcohol £3. No high heels please. Attendees without bags, handbags, rucksacks etc. will get fast track entry. Phones & tablets: photos & videos are OK but if you intend to spend any time texting, browsing the web etc. we'd rather you didn't come. Musicians find this very rude. We'd rather have people who want to dance & experience a ceilidh.

February 2018

Saturday February 10, 2018
San Francisco Winter Ball (USA) *SCD*
Time: 6:30pm to 11:30pm
Venue: Orchard Pavilion, Senior Center, Sunnyvale Community Center, Manet Drive, Sunnyvale, CA 94087, (USA)
Band: Fiddlesticks & Ivory
Price: RSCDS members: $60, Non-RSCDS: $75, Youth (25 & under): $30.
Contact: Ellen Lovell, Chair

Sharon Stewart, Registrar
Refreshments: Welcome Social before and lite Buffet after the Ball
Notes: RSCDS San Francisco Branch invites you to an gala night of dancing and music!
As winter draws to a close, lets celebrate! Put on your classy kilt or elegant gown, join us, and dance the night away to fabulous music by Fiddlesticks & Ivory at the Winter Ball.

Hospitality is available, so plan on staying over on Saturday night to enjoy some of what Silicon Valley and the South Bay has to offer!

Now accepting registrations by mail and at the door. Discounts and scholarships available. Late fee after January 27, 2018.

More details and registration form available at:

March 2018

17th March 2018
Dunedin Spring Dance (South East Scotland) *SCD*
Time: 7:30-11:30
Venue: Edinburgh Academy Junior School, 10 Arboretum Road, EH3 5PL (South East Scotland)
Band: Alan Ross and his Scottish Dance Band
Price: £TBD

Saturday 17th March 2018
Tunbridge Wells Day School (South East England) *SCD*
Time: 9.30am to 4.30pm
Venue: Mascalls Academy, Paddock Wood TN12 6LT (South East England)
Band: Teachers: David Hall; Pat Houghton; Wendy Mumford
Price: £22
Contact: for further details and application form contact Pat Davoll tel: 01732 866557 or
email: or

April 2018

May 2018

Satueday 5th May 2018
50th Anniversary Ball (West Midlands) *SCD*
Time: 7.30 to 11.30
Venue: Town Hall, St. Owen Street, Hereford, HR1 2PJ (West Midlands)
Band: Sandy Nixon's Band
Price: £TBC
Contact: Margaret Campbell 21 Highgrove Bank, Hereford, HR1 2TA
Tel: 01432 264072
Refreshments: Buffet

June 2018

Saturday 2nd of June 2018
Aurora Ball (Northern Scotland) *SCD*
Time: 7pm to midnight (with a drinks reception 7-7.30pm)
Venue: Ashdale Hall, Westhill, Aberdeenshire (Northern Scotland)
Band: Sandy Nixon's Band
Price: £tbc
Contact: Elaine Fitzgerald, 07751898137,
Refreshments: Welcome drink and buffet dinner

July 2018

August 2018

September 2018

October 2018

November 2018

December 2018

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