Welcome to Scottish Country Dancing in Cornwall.
Our site provides you with information about
dancing activities in Cornwall and beyond
Updated September 2020
RSCDS Cornwall Branch membership is now due for 2020/21. To join or renew your membership please complete the on-line form.
To continue to receive your Scottish Country Dancer Magazine membership fees need to be paid by 16th September – Next Magazine is due out on 1st October.
Although we are still sadly unable to dance due to the current restrictions of the Covid-19 pandemic, belonging to the RSCDS and supporting the organisation that helps keep Scottish country dancing alive is excellent value for money at only £1.50 per month for single members and less than £1.25 each for joint membership.
RSCDS Head Office has worked incredibly hard since the beginning of lockdown, compiling a weekly “Dance Scottish at Home” electronic newsletter with plenty to keep us amused, providing a regular music Podcast introduced by Ian Muir, Musical Director and a weekly dance session by Zoom hosted by teachers worldwide. A huge amount of work has been going on behind the scenes to keep us all connected across the wider dancing community.
“A Summer Celebration” (https://www.rscds.org/events/dance-scottish-summer-celebration) which ran daily during what would have been week 2 of Summer School was a wonderful mix of memories of international gatherings, music workshops, dance classes and on Saturday a virtual dance to enjoy.
I realise that none of this replaces the fun of dancing with friends, the social side and friendship made through dance is so important, but I am sure many of us now know a lot more about the history of dancing as well as understanding the choice of tunes for particular dances and how and why dances were devised.
It is unlikely that dancing in Cornwall will resume before January 2021, however watch this space for updates.
Dancing in 2021
The Committee is still very keen to run the Newquay Residential Weekend 19th -21st March 2021 and the Haggis Thrash in May and we are working towards holding these events. We hope we will be able to enjoy dancing again by then.