28. September 2016 · Comments Off on Weekend School 2017 · Categories: Uncategorised

Our last Weekend School took place at Dillington House, Illmister, Somerset TA19 9DT Friday 6th to Sunday 8th October 2017.

We ran both a Dancers and Musicians Weekend School

Dancers Weekend

Teachers: Margo Priestley & Tom McKinley

Musicians: Robert Mackay & Judith Muir

Musicians Weekend

Teacher: Ian Muir

See main Weekend School page for further details

26. March 2016 · Comments Off on Day School · Categories: Day School, Home

Argyll Scottish Dancing Group Day School

24th April 2021

Following the latest advice from the government it is with great regret that the Argyll Scottish Dancing Group are cancelling our Day School on Saturday 24th April.  Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience.

Normandy Village Hall, Manor Fruit Farm, Glaziers Lane, Normandy, GU3 2DT.

The Normandy Village Hall provides two halls in a beautifully maintained modern building with ample parking for 200 cars.  Easily accessible by road via the A323 or A31.

The nearest station is at Wanborough which is on the Guildford to Farnham branch line and approx. 1 mile from Normandy Village Hall

03. July 2015 · Comments Off on Day School 2017 · Categories: Day School

Our  Day School took place at Edgbarrow Sports Centre, Sandhurst Road, Crowthorne RG45 7JL on Saturday 22nd April, 2017.

Teachers: Pat Houghton and Simon Wales

Musicians: Robert Mackay and Ian Robertson

There were 2 general classes, am & pm, followed by social class. The day finished at 5.15 pm.

Some pictures were taken during the day and have been added to the photo gallery

The dances taught during the day were:

Red Class Blue Class
AM with Pat Houghton AM with Simon Wales
The Glenora Ferry 40 bar Jig Terry Glasspool, An Itch to Dance Kendalls Hornpipe 32 bar Jig RSCDS Graded Book
The Windswept Moors 32 bar Strathspey Roy Goldring, Many Happy Hours, RSCDS Pretoria Branch Lady Glasgow 32 bar Strathspey RSCDS MMM
Cariboo Capers 32 bar Reel  John Lang, Vancouver 50th Anniversary Book
PM with Simon Wales PM with Pat Houghton
Marchioness of Blandford’s Reel 48 bar Jig RSCDS Book 21 Kiss under the Stairs 32 bar Jig RSCDS MMM
Alltshellach 32 bar Strathspey RSCDS Book 23 Village Reel 32 bar Strathspey RSCDS Book 20
Kingusie Flower 40 bar Reel RSCDS Book 21
Tweedside 36 bar 3/4 time RSCDS Book 19

 

 

 

 

26. April 2015 · Comments Off on Day School 2015 · Categories: Archive

The 2015 Day School took place at Edgbarrow School, Crowthorne on Saturday 25th April, 2015.

Teachers: Andrew Nolan and Catherine Smith

Musicians: Andrew Lyon and Robert Mackay

 

04. November 2014 · Comments Off on Weekend School – Dillington 2014 · Categories: Gallery, Weekend School

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08. November 2013 · Comments Off on Ann Dix · Categories: Uncategorised

Ann-DixWe regret to announce that Ann Dix passed away on Friday 1st November.
Our thoughts are with her family.

A collection of memories and photographs can be viewed on the site set up by Ann’s family.

http://www.anndix.blogspot.co.uk/p/home-page.html

08. November 2013 · Comments Off on The Argyll Scottish Dancing Group · Categories: Home


Welcome to the website for the Argyll Scottish Dancing Group.

Here you will find information about the Argylls, our events (where you can download application forms) and contact information.

Following the latest advice from the government it is with great regret that  the Argyll Scottish Dancing Group have had to cancel our 2021 Day School.  Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience .

We hoping that restrictions will be lifted so that we can run our planned weekend at Dillington in October 2021.  See details on our weekend page

02. November 2013 · Comments Off on Weekend School – Dillington 2013 · Categories: Gallery, Weekend School

Photos from the Weekend School at Dillington 2013. This year had dancers’ and musicians’ workshops.

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02. November 2013 · Comments Off on Weekend School · Categories: Home, Weekend School
Dillington House is currently closed with the office staff on furlough so we are waiting for them to finalise both the pricing and when they can open booking for October 2021. We have booked our teacher and musician for the Dancers Weekend and also confirmed our teacher for the Musicians Weekend so do put the dates in your diary so we can all meet up again in the autumn.

Friday 1st – Sunday 3rd October 2021

Dancers Weekend Musicians Weekend
Teacher: Andrew Nolan Teacher: Ian Muir
Musician: Robert Mackay
Dillington-House-2 Our venue, Dillington House, was founded in 1949 as Somerset’s residential centre for adult education and offers a unique creative learning environment for personal and professional development. Over recent years Dillington has been substantially refurbished to provide very high quality comfortable accommodation across three separate buildings. The accommodation is in en-suite bedrooms from the grand to the quaintly snug, from the traditional to the stylishly modern.
08. November 2012 · Comments Off on Weekend School – Dillington 2012 · Categories: Gallery, Weekend School

A gallery of photos taken at the Weekend School at Dillington House in October 2012.

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