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.Read More!
There was one important exception: the only physical activity to offer protection against dementia was frequent
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.
Here are the top 108 dances chosen by you.
Friday, April 5, 2019
** Metropolitan United Church **
The Flowers of Edinburgh 8x32 R 1-6
Swashbuckling Ian 6x32 J San Francisco Coll. 2
Wisp of Thistle 8x32 S 37-4
The Dancing Bees 8x32 R 4 Gr. & Soc. Dances
Miss Allie Anderson 8x32 J Leaflet 14
The Marquis of Lorne 8x32 S MMM 2
The Lass of Richmond Hill 8x32 R 2nd Graded Book
Miss Welsh’s Reel 8x32 J Graded Book -13
Seann Trubihas Willichan 6x32 S 27-9
The Sailor 8x32 24-4
The Flying Scotsman 4x32 J Thurston
The Silver Tassie 8x32 S Leaflet 1
Jubilee Jig 8x32 J Leaflet 19
Knot on a Ferry 4x32 J R. Wallace
Saturday, April 27, 2019
St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church
261 Christina St. N
$30.00 dancers/$10 non dancers
Laird Brown and Scotch Mist
The Jubilee Jig J-8x32 RSCDS Leaflet 11
Anniversary Reel R-4x32 36 - 7
Salute to the Borders S-8x32 Three Hands Across
The Diamond Jubilee J-4x32 31 - 1
Aileen’s Reel R-8x32 14 Social Dances
Ferguson’s Fancy M-8x(S16+R16) Cup of Kindness
The Luckenbooth Brooch J-8x32 Glendarroch Sh 28
Mary’s Garden S-3x32 E Barnes
The Diamond Anniversary J-8x32 Inverness Diam Jub Coll
A Special Occasion R-3x48 The Other Kangaroo Paw
St. Andrew’s Fair J-8x32 5 SCD’s
Diamonds Are Forever Dancing S-3x32 Leaflet
Ramadan-ce R-8x32 Turkish Set
The Flower of Glasgow S-3x32 46 - 9
60 and Still Going Strong R-8x32 Sue Petyt
Saturday, May 4, 2019
Polish Combatants Association Hall
80 Ann St. - London, ON N6A 1P9
$50.00 Non Dancers
Laird Brown and Scotch Mist
The Machine Without Horses 8x32 J 12-12
The Lass of Richmond Hill 8x32 R 2nd Gr. Bk.
Sugar Candie 8x32 S 26-9
Pelorus Jack 8x32 J 41-1
Trip to Timber Ridge 8x32 R 52-12
Culla Bay 4x32 S 41-2
Joie de Vivre 8x32 J 39-2
The Highland Rambler 8x40 R Leeds Silver Jubilee
The Rose of the North 8x32 S Leeds Silver Jubilee
Cranberry Tart 8x32 J 7 Year. Itch
The Royal Deeside Railway 8x32 R 40-9
MacDonald of the Isles 3x32 S Carnforth 2
Swashbuckling Ian 6x32 J San Fran. Coll. 2
The Countess of Dunsmore’s Reel 8x32 R 49-12
Cutty Sark 8x32 J 40-2
Mairi’s Wedding 8x40 R Cosh
There will be a Ball Practice at Elmwood Presbyterian Church on Friday, April 26th 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 5th). There is an additional cost of $10 per person, but it is limited to 35 guests so get your registration in early.Ball Flyer Briefs-Videos
Come on out to the free dance class May 8th at 7:30 pm, Carling Heights Optimist Community Centre. It’s kind of like test driving a car to see if you’ll like it. Tell your family, friends, neighbours, co-workers and anyone else you can think of and let them know how much fun they could be having.
We will be delighted to have you join us! Take a look at the video to see if you might be interested. All you need is a pair of soft-soled shoes and a smile. See you then!Read More!