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Will you love Scottish Country Dancing as much as we do?

Welcome to the London Canada Branch of the Royal Scottish Country Dance Society.

Studies show that people are healthier and happier when they join like-minded others in hobbies, activities and clubs. Scottish Country dancing is one such activity.

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dancing makes you smarter... here's some proof.

There was one important exception: the only physical activity to offer protection against dementia was frequent dancing.

Reading - 35% reduced risk of dementia
Bicycling and swimming - 0%
Doing crossword puzzles at least four days a week - 47%
Playing golf - 0%
Dancing frequently - 76%.

That was the greatest risk reduction of any activity studied, cognitive or physical.

New York Times article
dancing makes you smarter
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OOT Event - RSCDS Kingston Ontario
Tartan Tea Dance

Date/Time/Location
April 23
1:30pm
Prince Edward Yacht Club, 30 Fairfield St.,Picton

Cost
Dancers - $30.00
see registration form for prices

Music
Fred Moyes

Dance Preview
Gay Gordons
Blue Bonnets
The Duran Ranger
Sauchie Haugh
Postie’s Jig
Portnacraig
Cape Town Wedding
The Kelloholm Jig
Reel of the 51st Division
West’s Hornpipe
Neidpath Castle
Waverley
The College Hornpipe
Glasgow Country Dance
The Gilly Flower
Deil Amang the Tailors
Extras: Highland Rambler, Reel of the Royal Scots

Registration Form Dance Briefs
RSCDS Hamilton Branch RSCDS Hamilton Branch

Event - OOT RSCDS Hamilton
John Middleton Ball

Date/Location/Time
Saturday, April 29, 2017
The Scotch Rite
4 Queen Street South
Hamilton, Ontario
6:30p.m.

Grand March

8:30p.m.

Cost
$75.00 Dancers, $50.00 Non-Dancers

Music
Scotch Mist

Dance Preview
Haste to the Wedding
MacDonald of the Isles
Shiftin’ Bobbins
Alexander's Link
Jimmy's Fancy
Alan J Smith
Irish Rover
Frae A’ the Airts
Dumbarton Drums
Intermission
Kendall's Hornpipe
Out of Thin Air
Ian Powrie's Farewell to Auchterarter
Flora's Fancy
Birkenside
Blooms of Bon Accord
Crom Allt
Bonnie Stronshiray
Reel of the Royal Scots

Dance Briefs-Videos!

Event - RSCDS London Canada Branch
London Ball

Date/Location/Time
Saturday, May 6, 2017
The Great Hall, Somerville House, Western University
5:30p.m.

Cost
$75.00 Dancers
$50.00 Non Dancers

Music
Laird Brown and Scotch Mist

Dance Preview
Grand March
THE DANCING BEES (R8x32) 3C (4C set)
CAMPBELL'S FROLIC (J8x32) 3C (4C set)
THE SILVER TASSIE (S8x32) 3C (4C set)
THE SUMMER ASSEMBLY (R88) Sq.Set
RODNEY'S RANT (J8x32) 3C (4C set)
SCARBOROUGH CASTLE (S8x32) 3C (4C set)
THE WESTMINSTER REEL (R8x32) 2C (4C set)
ST ANDREW'S FAIR (J8x32) 3C (4C set)
THE MUNRO RANT (S8x32) 2C (3C set)
THE LOCHALSH REEL (R8x40) 3C (4C set)
HOOPER'S JIG (J8x32) 3C (4C set)
THE GARRY STRATHSPEY (S4x32) 4C set
PROMISE OF SPRING (R8x32) 3C (4C set)
POSTIE'S JIG (J4x32) 4C set
THE FIREWORKS REEL (R8x32) 3C (4C set)
MISS ELEANOR (S3x32) 3C
THE MONTGOMERIES' RANT (R8x32) 3C (4C set)0

There will be a Ball Practice at Elmwood Presbyterian Church on Friday, April 28th at 7:30 pm. This practice is open to everyone attending the Ball.

The cost of a ticket for this year’s Ball is $75 for dancers and $50 for non-dancers. A Brunch on Sunday (May 7th). There is an additional cost of $10 per person, but it is limited to 35 guests so get your registration in early.

Ball Flyer Dance Briefs-Videos
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OOT Event - Alisa Craig
Spring Fling

Date/Location/Time
Saturday, June 3, 2017
Ye Olde Town Hall
7:30p.m.

Cost
$10.00 Dancers

Music
CDs

Dance Preview
A HIGHLAND WELCOME
MAXWELL'S RANT
NEIL M GRANT
THE ROBERTSON RANT
BALGEDDIE REEL
THE CHEQUERED COURT
BRIDGE OF NAIRN
PADDY'S MILESTANE
CANADIAN BARN DANCE
FISHERMAN'S REEL
THE LAIRD OF MILTON'S DAUGHTER
CANADIAN LANDSCAPE (Scott & Karen MacCrone)
GENERAL STUART'S REEL
THE JUBILEE JIG
THE REEL OF THE ROYAL SCOTS
SEE YOU AGAIN

Dance Briefs/Videos!

OOT Event - Guelph S.C.D.
60TH ANNIVERSARY

Date/Location/Time
Saturday, September 30, 2017
Belwood Hall, Belwood, On
7:30p.m.

Cost
$16.00 Dancers
limited number available

Music
Fred Moyes

Dance Preview
Rural Jig RR L Powrie
The Sailor R32 24/4
The Lassie from Stirling S32 Goldring
The Hunting Horn J32 SCD Archives
Peat Fire Flame R40 Bon Accord Bk
A Tribute to Peter McBryde S32 TAC 50th
Mrs. Stewart’s Jig J32 35/1
Rest & Be Thankful R32 Grampian Coll.
Interval
Round and Round the Radical Road J40 Glenfinnan Bk
Flowers of Edinburgh R32 1/6
Miss Florence Adams S32 38/7
The Jones Falls Jig J32 Laurel Coll.
Montgomeries’Rant R32 10/1
The Winding Road S32 Cosh 22SCDs
Pelorus Jack J32 41/1
Marri’s Wedding R40 COSH 22SCDs

Flyer/Registration Briefs/Videos