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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

RSCDS London Top Ten+ Dances.

Here are the top 108 dances chosen by you.

Top Ten+ Dances
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OOT Event - R.S.C.D.S. Windsor Ontario Branch
2018 Ball

Roseland Golf and Curling Club
455 Kennedy Drive W, Windsor, Ontario
Cash Bar at 5:00pm & Dinner at 6:00pm

Dancers - $65
Non Dancers - $45

Scotch Mist

This will be an extra special event because we will be celebrating June Deys Retirement from Teaching! She has taught for many,many years and we are hoping everyone can come down and celebrate with us.

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The White Cockade 32 R Bk. 5, #11
The Happy Meeting 32 J Bk. 29, #9
The Silver Tassie 32 S Leaflets
The Dancers’ Wedding 32 R Bk 41 # 3
Kendall's Hornpipe 32 J Graded, #22
Bonnie Stronshira 32 S Glasgow Assembly
Mary Erskine 32 H 2nd Graded
Miss Welsh's Reel 32 J Graded 13
Mrs. Milne of Kinneff (square set) 32 S Leaflet 32
Anderson's Rant 32 R MMM
The Jubilee Jig 32 J Leaflets
Miss Gibson's Strathspey 32 S Leaflets
The Isle 32 J Graded
Jig to the Music (Three Couple Set) 32 J 2nd Graded
The Minister on the Loch (Three Couple Set) 32 S Four Dances 2008
The Kissing Bridge 32 R Bk 47 # 9
The City of Belfast (Three Couple Set) 32 S Bk 48 # 6
The Triumph 24 R Bk 1 # 2

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OOT Event - SCD Kitchner-Waterloo
Afternoon Tea Dance

October 27, 2018
Historic St. Paul's Church
137 Queen Street S. Kitchener


Best of the Bands

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Cutty Sark J32 3/4L RSCDS Bk. 40
Pittenweem R32 3/4L Brandon: Memories of Fife
Monymusk S32 3/4L Preston (18C): RSCDS Bk. 11
Lady Catherine Bruce's Reel J32 2/4L RSCDS Graded
The Paisley Weavers S32 3/3L Haynes: RSCDS Graded 3
The Highlandman's Umbrella R32 4S Holden: Collins SCD
The Wild Geese J32 3/4L RSCDS Bk. 24
Seattle Landing S32 3/3L Vandegrift
Mairi's Wedding R40 3/4L Cosh: 22 SCD
Sunshine and Sweetie's Jig J32 3/4L Short: RSCDS Bk. 48
Balquidder Strathspey S32 3/4L Rutherford: RSCDS Bk. 24
The Reel of the Royal Scots R32 3/4L Goldring: RSCDS Leaflets


OOT Event - Kingston Scottish Country Dance
Workshop and Ball Weekend

November 2-4, 2018
Frontenac Secondary School
1789 Bath Road, Kingston
$155.00 Full Weekend

Remember the past, enjoy the present, look forward to the future: DANCE!
Barbara Johnston, Edmonton AB
Jody Kulas (Poapst), Ottawa ON
Music: Laird Brown and Scotch Mist
with Guest Piper: Cam Webster
Further information may be obtained by contacting:
Hope to see you there.
Registrar: Jim MacLachlan: (613) 382-8682

Kingston Weekend, Ball and Registration Page
Montgomeries Rant Montgomeries Rant

OOT Event - Sarnia Scottish Dance
November Tea Dance

Saturday, November 3, 2018
Canon Davis Memorial Church

$15.00 dancers/$5 non dancers

Fred Moyes

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Jubilee Jig
Reel of the 51st Division
Wind on Loch Fyne
Cranberry Tart
A Trip to Bavaria
Culla Bay
Pelorus Jack
Maxwell’s Rant
Dundee Whaler
Preston Mill
Australian Ladies
Flower of Glasgow
Goodhearted Glasgow
Mairi’s Wedding

Dance Briefs-Videos
Montgomeries Rant Montgomeries Rant

Event - RSCDS London Canada Branch
November Dance

Friday, November 9, 2018
Metropolitan United Church

$15.00 dancers


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Military Two-Step
The Sailor
Espie McNabb
Neidpath Castle
Dumbarton Drums
Cranberry Tart
MacDonald of Keppoch
Reel of the Gordon Highlanders
Frog in the Middle
Indian River Strathspey
The Reel of the 51st Division
The Ayr Promenade
Wisp of Thistle
The Reel of the Royal Scots

Dance Briefs-Videos
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Event - RSCDS London Canada Branch
Christmas Dance

December 15, 2018
Polish Combatants Association Hall
Doors: 5:30pm
Dinner: 6:30pm
Dance to follow

Dancers $75.00
Non Dancers $50.00

Scotch Mist

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The Highland Lass R-8x32 30-2
Edinburgh Toy Shop J -8x32 51-4
Frae A’ the Airts M-8x(S16+R16) Leaflet 6
Fight About the Fireside R-8x32 1-10
The Happy Meeting J -6x32 29-9
Flower of Glasgow S-3x32 46-9
Sueno’s Stone R-8x32 4/2008
Neil M. Grant J -8x32 49-1
The Bonnie Tree S-8x32 46-6
The Whistling Wind R-8x32 36-5
Napier’s Index J -8x40 45-8
Scarborough Castle S-8x32 Leeds Golden Coll.
Haste to the Wedding J -6x32 25-6
The Montgomeries’ Rant R-8x32 10-1

Flyer/Rgistration Dance Briefs-Videos