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GENERAL CLASS (current level is Intermediate/Advanced, but please see below) : weekly from the start of September 2023 to the end of May 2024. Thursdays 7.30 to 9.30pm in the Guide Hut, off Victoria Park, Lockerbie. £4.00 per session. Dancing to CDs.
Teacher : Gillian Hardstone (email : hardstone59 @ )

The first class of the 2023-24 season is on Thursday 7th September, 2023.
NB: September classes are for existing class members/ticket holders, to provide preparation time for our RSCDS joint Centenary Dance on 30th September, 2023.
In other years, we all start classes together in September,

2023-24 season : General Classes restart on Thursday 5th October, 2023.
Beginners** and returners** are most welcome to join our General Class from 5th October onward. Please contact us by email via this page if you are interested.

**If there is sufficient interest/numbers, we may be able to run a separate series of additional classes for new dancers in autumn 2023, so please let us know if you are interested in these, and we will add you to a list. Otherwise, we will do our best to integrate you into the general class.
**There is also a nearby half-day workshop and mini-dance we can send you to at the end of November, especially for Beginners and Improvers. Great fun, very useful; meet others who are just starting Scottish Country Dancing.

All classes start at 7.30pm prompt. Please arrive beforehand in good time to change into your dancing shoes. Hand sanitiser is provided.

Autumn Term finishes on Thursday 21st December 2023. This will be a party dance for Branch members, regular visiting dancers, and invited guests only. Not that we wouldn't love to see you all there, but dance space in our wee hall is limited.

Spring Term classes begin on Thursday, TBA January, 2024, and run until Thursday 30th May, 2024, which will also be an end-of-year party dance for Branch members, regular visitors, and invited guests. Depending on when the Easter holiday falls, we may have a one-week break (or not).

In June, July and August there will be one class each month, to prepare members for the August series of Moffat Summer Dances.


Our next dance event is the joint Three Branches RSCDS Centenary Dance on Saturday, 30th September, 2023, at Longtown Community Centre. This event is being organised jointly by RSCDS Carlisle and Borders, RSCDS Lockerbie and RSCDS Dumfries. For reasons of space, tickets are limited to members of those three Branches.

Our Autumn 2023 Nice and Easy Dance will be held at Newbiggin village hall (nr Penrith), 7.30pm, Saturday, 21st October 2023, Band : tbc. Bring and Share Buffet Supper. Raffle. Tickets £8.00.
This is one of our long-standing joint ventures with RSCDS Carlisle and Borders, Cockermouth CDC and Penrith CDC.

Our Spring 2024 Nice and Easy Dance will be held at Longtown Community Centre, 7.30pm, Saturday, 2nd March 2024. Band : Colin Dewar and his SCD Band. Bring and Share Buffet Supper. Raffle. Tickets £10.00.
This is another of our long-standing joint ventures with RSCDS Carlisle and Borders, Cockermouth CDC and Penrith CDC.

We started these twice-yearly dances in 2012, in order to introduce all our beginners and newer dancers to the social dancing side of SCD, with the opportunity to meet dancers from other SCD groups and to become part of the wider SCD community. Our dances provide a relaxed and enjoyable evening, with great live bands, a straightforward programme, and a fantastic bring and share buffet supper.
Live music, dancing, and food : what more could you want ?

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