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.  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
Annual General Meeting of VSCD
Spring dance
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 (2017 committee): Ingeborg Mair, Garth Gordon, Dave Cameron, Keith Austin, June Jain

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:
      24 June - class will be in St. John's Anglican Church Hall, Port Williams
      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

Annual General Meeting of Valley Scottish Country Dancers

The AGM of the dance group will be held on Tuesday, 30th May, in the Riverside Court. Time: 7.30 p.m. Finger foods afterward.

Minutes of Meetings of Valley Scottish Country Dancers

Spring Dance, Saturday 10 June 2016

Our end of term dance will be on 10th June, 2 p.m., followed by a pot-luck supper. The dance will be held in the St James Anglican Church Hall (upstairs - enter from behind), 18 Prospect Ave., Kentville.
The dance program is now available here.

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
"Welcome to the Burns Supper!" June Jain and Wendy Raeside at the ticket desk.

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

Artwork by Somerset Elementary School
Photo by Inge Mair

June Jain and Somerset School Art
Photo by Inge Mair

Andrea Lindsay bearing the haggis
Photo by Theresa Pelley

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

Duncan, an accordion maestro
Photo by Theresa Pelley

Setting up on Friday night
Photo by Inge Mair

June Jain and MC Hon Scott Brison
Photo by Theresa Pelley

2015: The Grand March led by Keith and Vicky Austin

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

See also: