Valley Scottish Country Dancers

The Valley Scottish Country Dancers live and dance in the Annapolis Valley area of Nova Scotia. Regular dance classes are held on Tuesday evenings, 7.30 to 9.30 p.m. upstairs in Riverside Court (seniors' residence), 125 Webster St., Kentville. Winter term in 2017 ended on 16 May. We'll start up again in September.  Fall term is 12 September to 28 November 2017, plus January 2, 9, & 16, 2018. (No class on 31 October)  Winter term is 30 January to 1 May 2018. Classes are $6 a night, or $60 for the 14-week term.
Note: in the event of inclement weather, please check with the dance instructors. Visitors and beginners are always welcome.

Executive and Teachers
More advanced classes
Upcoming dance events
Useful links

Executive and Teachers

President: Dorothy Walker-Robbins
Secretary: Vicky Austin
Treasurer: Janet Whitman
Past President: Fred Huntley
Event Coordinators: Marvin and Debbie Ladouceur
Members at large: Julia O'Malley, Diana Walsh
Phone Committee: Edna MacLean, Jane Hynes
Burns Night coordinators (2018 committee): Keith Austin (chair), Marvin Ladouceur, Rob Raeside

Dance Instructors: Duncan and Maggie Keppie, assisted by Rob Raeside


Location of Riverside Court


"More advanced" Level Classes

For dancers looking for a bit more of a challenge, Duncan arranges more advanced level dances to try out on the last Saturday of most months in the summer and fall. Classes will be in the Bishop Hall, Greenwich, unless otherwise indicated. Folks are asked to contribute $5 to help cover costs.
For a map of the location, see map here.
Dates for 2017 are:
      June - the "June class" will be held on 8 July in the Horton Community Centre (11794 Highway 1, Grand Pre)
      29 July, Bishop Hall, Greenwich
      26 August, Bishop Hall, Greenwich
      30 September, Bishop Hall, Greenwich
      28 October, Bishop Hall, Greenwich
      25 November, Bishop Hall, Greenwich

Bylaws and AGM minutes

Minutes of Meetings of Valley Scottish Country Dancers


Upcoming Dance Events

[If you have any dance events you want posted, please contact Rob Raeside]


Useful Links

Some suppliers of dance shoes in Nova Scotia:

Other links


RSCDS dance 2016: RSCDS Truro Dance - Valley Scottish Country Dancers
2015: Scotch on the Rocks 2015
2015:
"Welcome to the Burns Supper!" June Jain and Wendy Raeside at the ticket desk.

2008:
Sandy McMillan and apprentice making interesting harmonies on the pipes.
Photo by Theresa Pelley

2016:
Artwork by Somerset Elementary School
Photo by Inge Mair

2016:
June Jain and Somerset School Art
Photo by Inge Mair

2008:
Andrea Lindsay bearing the haggis
Photo by Theresa Pelley

2015:
The table setting for the 40th anniversary dinner
Photo by Theresa Pelley

2008:
Duncan, an accordion maestro
Photo by Theresa Pelley

2010:
Setting up on Friday night
Photo by Inge Mair

2015:
June Jain and MC Hon Scott Brison
Photo by Theresa Pelley

2015: The Grand March led by Keith and Vicky Austin

2015:
Andrea Lindsay and Christopher Charles in the Gay Gordons
(by iPhone light after the power went out!)
2010:
Art work by students of Somerset School
Photo by Inge Mair

See also: