Harwell Scottish Country Dance Club
Weekly Meetings — Annual Ball and the Anticipation Dance — Secretary — Dances — Links
We dance in Chilton Village Hall.**
We dance weekly on Tuesday evening from 19:45 to 21:45.
** The Village Hall postcode of OX11 0SH won't get you quite there, it will place you on Church Hill to the south east of All Saints Church.
The Village Hall is to the south west of the church and is accessed from Church Hill by a lane that runs round the north side of the church.
a friendly club and we welcome all
newcomers whether expert or novice
– and you don't have to be a Scot!
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.
Our next Ball will be run jointly with Abingdon SCDC and will be held on Saturday 2 December 2017.
Once again, we will be dancing to Craigellachie in the Old Mill Hall, Grove, with the interval meal catered by the Grove WI.
We will be anticipating the Ball with an
on Sunday 26 November
in our usual Tuesday venue,
Chilton Village Hall (details above).
We will be dancing from 2pm to 5pm.
Cost is just £5/head on the door - no need to book in advance.
Dances will be selected from the Ball programme
(we expect to get thrugh 12 of them)
and will be walked through.
you would like to see our recent past
here are the flyers from our 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006 and 2005 Balls.
11 Corn Avill Close
Tel: 01235 533626 or 078 2803 2468
The club has adopted two 'core' sets of dances, the Harwell-10 and the Harwell-30.
They can be viewed on the Strathspey Server: Harwell-10, Harwell-30.
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: 2017-11-03