Salt Spring Island Scottish Country Dance Club

Summer Dancing Dates:-

June 20, July 18, August 15.

Ask Richard or the executive for location and times.

The first night, June 20th, was brilliant. Two full sets showed up.

We danced New Year Jig, Bauldy Bain's Fiddle, Bruce's Men, De'il Amang the Tailors.

and May Yarker's Strathspey.

The teacher for all classes is Richard Bennett.

Richard is a Royal Scottish Country Dance Society (RSCDS) teacher.

Harvey and Laura Moore recently celebrated their 6oth wedding anniversary. Catherine Bennett devised the dance 'Moore's Fly Past' as a tribute to all they have done for both SCD and the greater community at large.

Moore’s Flight Path (S4x40) 4C set, Catherine Bennett 2022

1- 8 1st woman casts off and dances down behind to below 4th place, while 1st man dances in and down centre to below 4th place, (2nd couple step bars 3-4),

1st woman dances up the centre of the set back to second place while, 1st man dances back to 2nd place behind the mens side.

9-16 1st and 2nd W and 1st and 2nd M turn Lh, 1st and 3rd W and 1st and 3rd M turn Rh,

1st and 2nd couples dance left hand across.

17-24 2nd, 1st and 3rd couples dance RSH reels of three on own side.

25-32 1st, 3rd and 4th couples dance RSh reels of three on own side

33-40 1st couple turn two hands, dance down to 4th place, (Couples 3 & 4 step up on bars 35-36),

All couples turn 2H for 2 bars, All couples taking hands, set on the side.

Recommended music The Library of Birmingham.

Mission: The purpose of the club is to promote Scottish Country Dancing in accordance with the purpose of the Royal Scottish Country Dancing Society

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The dues are : $85. per term regular.

Early Bird discounts : $75 term/$140 year.

Our Core Book has popular dances, formations, and information about the RSCDS.

SSISCD Core Book.pdf

Katannuta is a book of original Salt Spring devised dances published in 2007