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. Classes for fall term 2016 will start on 20 September, and run to 29 November (11 weeks), with a three-week session on 10-24 January to prepare for the Burns night.  Classes are $6 a night, or $60 for the 14-week term. Winter term in 2017 is scheduled for 7 February to 9 May.
Note: in the event of inclement weather, please check with the dance instructors. Visitors and beginners are always welcome.

Executive and Teachers
2017 Burns Night
More advanced classes
Upcoming dance events
Useful links

Executive and Teachers

President: Fred Huntley
Secretary: Vicky Austin
Treasurer: Janet Whitman
Past Presidents: Susan and Crawford Van Horne
Members at large: Julia O'Malley, Diana Walsh
Phone Committee: Edna MacLean, Jane Hynes
Burns Night coordinators: Ingeborg Mair, Garth Gordon, Dave Cameron

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 has been looking up more advanced level dances to try out on the last Saturday of each month in the summer and fall. Folks are asked to contribute $5 to help cover costs.
For a map of the location, see map here.
Dates for summer and fall of 2016 are as follows:
        24 September, 2 p.m., Bishop Hall, 10032 Highway 1, Greenwich
        29 October, 2 p.m., Bishop Hall, 10032 Highway 1, Greenwich
        26 November, 2 p.m., Bishop Hall, 10032 Highway 1, Greenwich

Minutes of Meetings of Valley Scottish Country Dancers


Burns Supper 2017

The 2017 Port Williams Burns Supper is being planned for Saturday, 28 January. Tickets will go on sale on 30 November.


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: