Harwell Scottish Country Dance Club
(we used to be Harwell Caledonian Society)
Meetings — Spring Ball — Secretary — Dances — Links
Starting in February 2014, while the Village Hall is being refurbished, we will be meeting in Chilton Primary School.
We have changed our dancing times a little too, to 1945-2145, while meeting in the school.
a friendly club and we welcome all
newcomers whether expert or novice
– and you don't have to be a Scot!
To get to the school ...
from the A34 junction: take the first turning on the left, signed to Chilton Primary School
from the Rowstock roundabout: drive almost to the A34 junction and take the right turn signed to Chilton Primary School
Then follow the road round to the right, passing the green space on your left.
Turn left immedate after the green space and find a parking space along that stretch of road.
The school is on the right immeduately before the road narrows.
Note that these roads have changed very recently, online maps and satnavs may cause confusion!
This link will take you to the Chilton Primary School web site.
This one will take you to the Chilton Village web site.
and having a number of Scots in our
ranks, we don't charge a fortune for our meetings
– £2 for an evening plus an annual membership fee of just £10.
If you are already a dancer, you might like to look at what we have recently been dancing at our meetings.
do contact the Secretary (see below)
if you would like further details.
Otherwise, just bring along some soft shoes on a Tuesday evening.
next Ball will be held on Saturday 26th April 2014.
We will again be dancing in the Old Mill Hall to Ian Muir and the Craigellachie Band.
Here is a printable (PDF) copy of our 2014 Ball flyer
(it includes the programme and contact details to obtain tickets).
The programme (below) has been set up as a dance list on the Strathspey Server
giving you access to cribs, diagrams and even videos of the dances.
We have the resulting PDF cribs and diagrams ready for download.
|1.||Maxwell's Rant||R32||3/4L||Rutherford: RSCDS XVIII|
|2.||Follow Me Home||J32||3/4L||Briscoe: RSCDS XXXVIII|
|3.||Mrs Milne of Kinneff||S32||4S||Macpherson: RSCDS Leaflets|
|4.||Mrs Stewart of Fasnacloich||R32||3/4L||RSCDS Leaflets|
|5.||Seton's Ceilidh Band||J64||4/4L||Fordyce: Morison's Bush|
|6.||The Cashmere Shawl||S32||3/4L||Boyd: Strathtay|
|7.||The Falls of Rogie||R32||3/4L||Attwood: Alexander 1|
|8.||The Flying Spur||J32||3/4L||Drewry: Canadian|
|9.||The Belle of Bon Accord||S32||4/4L||Drewry: Deeside 2|
|11.||Flight to Melbourne||R32||4S||Campbell: Leicester 25 & RSCDS 47|
|12.||J. B. Milne||R32||3/4L||Foss: Angus Fitchet|
|13.||The Singing Sands||S32||3/3L||Priddey: Silver Rose|
|14.||The Plantation Reel||R32||5/5L||Moretti: Pinewoods 2|
|15.||Aird of Coigach||J48||4/4L||Bayly: Imperial III|
|16.||The Duchess Tree||S32||3/4L||Drewry: Brodie|
|17.||Scott Meikle||R32||4/4L||McLean: Laurieston|
|18.||Muirland Willie||J32||3/4L||RSCDS XXI|
|19.||The Robertson Rant||S80||4S||Winchester: RSCDS XXXIX|
|20.||Mairi's Wedding||R40||3/4L||Cosh: 22 + 2|
you would like to see our recent past
here are the flyers from our 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006 and 2005 Balls.
11 Corn Avill Close
Tel: 01235 533626
Over the years, a number of dances have been written by members.
Here's one of them dating back to the 1970s:
Hoop Eht Einniw - a 66 bar Strathspey (11kb PDF)
In 1998, to celebrate our 50th anniversary, we published a booklet of 8 dances.
Here are the 8 dances as a single PDF file (8 A5 pages)
and a cover sheet if you want to make a booklet.
Alternatively, here are the 8 dances as single A5 pages:
Harwell Caledonian Society
The Hole in One
This page was last updated: 2014-01-29