The Autumn Gathering 2022

A weekend of dancing and discussion

The Autumn Gathering provides an opportunity for dancers from across the world to gather over a weekend at the Kelvin Hall in Glasgow, Scotland. The weekend programme includes general classes, presentations and discussion forums. Whether attending as delegates or spectators, all attendees can enjoy the social events which surround the business of the AGM ahead of Saturday evening’s grand Ball!

The Autumn Gathering 2022 Programme


Bookings will go live very soon!


20:00 - 23:30    Informal Dance with music by Martainn Skene Scottish Dance Band
09:30 - 10:20 Centenary Launch Presentation
10:30 - 12:00 General Class taught by Alisdair Brown with music by Bill Ewan
11:00 - 13:00  Archive Display with Society Archivist 
14:00 AGM
19:30 - 21:00

Nice N Easy Dance with music by Scott Band Scottish Dance Band 

20:00 - 23:30  Formal Ball with music by Susan MacFadyen Scottish Dance Band
09:30 - 10:15 Talk on Dances through the Decades
10:30 - 12:00 General Class taught by Kate Gentles with music by Susan MacFadyen





Below is the pricing structure for the Autumn Gathering (please note that the Friday Dance and Saturday Ball tickets include VAT):

Type Cost
Friday Dance £28
Friday Dance (spectator) £14
Saturday Ball £35
Saturday Ball (spectator) £15
Saturday Nice N Easy Dance £10
Classes £10 (each)
Weekend ticket including classes (over 35 years) £75
Weekend ticket including classes (aged 35 years and under) £70

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Tickets are available to purchase on the website. Click the blue "Book now" button to book online and select your preferred option(s).  

If you purchase a Weekend ticket then this will cover ALL activities across the Autumn Gathering 2022 weekend including dances and classes.

Alternatively you can select individual classes and dances as preferred.

Attendance at the Centenary Launch Presentation and Dances through the Decades Talk will be available on a first-come-first-served basis, as will the option to spectate at the AGM.

If you wish to request a refund for 2022 Autumn Gathering event tickets, then please note that the Society charges a one off administration charge of £10 per attendee to cover bank transaction costs.

If, due to circumstances outside our control, we are required to cancel the 2022 Autumn Gathering event then we will inform all ticket buyers and a full refund will be provided. The Royal Scottish Country Dance Society shall assume no liability for any losses resulting from individual hotel bookings or pre-booked travel. Please check your personal travel insurance policy.

If you have received a positive COVID test result or have been instructed by the NHS to self-isolate then a full refund for any purchased event ticket(s) will be provided, on receipt of proof. Please email us at

Please let us know if you would instead prefer to donate your ticket money to the Society if any of the above circumstances apply.

Please do NOT attend if you have received a positive Covid test result or have been instructed by the NHS to self-isolate in the days prior to Autumn Gathering. If this occurs then a full refund for any purchased event ticket(s) will be provided, on receipt of proof, by emailing

All Covid rules and restrictions have been lifted in Scotland, but the virus has not gone away so please use 'Covid sense' to help protect yourself and others.

Whilst vaccination is strongly encouraged, it is not mandatory for this event. Hand sanitisers will be made available at the venue.


This event is suitable for dancers aged 16 years and over.

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