Upcoming Events in the Calgary Area

Scots’ Gathering (October 6-9, 2017)

With over 70 different classes, this event has something for everyone!  Try out Scottish Gaelic, the Bodhrun or Celtic embroidery.  There will be Scottish Country Dance classes for all levels, taught by Pat Houghton (Scotland), Evelyn Nixon (BC), and Fiona Carnie (Calgary).  Our class musicians are Ron Krug, Mary Ross and Lisa Scott.  Judy Nicols will be our lead teacher for the SCD Musicians workshop.  Check out all the classes and offerings at

134th Annual St Andrew’s Ball and Workshop (Sat. Nov 18, 2017)

This year will feature Luke Brady’s band from Scotland with an added workshop in the morning (9am to noon) featuring Rebecca Blackhall-Peters (Vancouver) and Barbara Johnson (Edmonton) accompanied by Luke and Adam Brady.  The Ball will begin with cocktails at 5:30 pm with the Grand March at 8:30 pm.
Tickets available at
Ball Brochure: Ball Brochure 2017
Ball Short Program: St Andrew’s Ball 2017 Short Program
Ball Diagrams: St Andrew’s ball 2017 diagrams


Save the date for the annual RSCDS Calgary Branch New Year’s Eve celebration!  More details coming soon.

St Giles 35th Anniversary Workshop (Sat Mar 10- Sun Mar 11)

This year’s teachers are Richard Bennett (BC), Fiona Miller (AB) and Bernadette Thill (AB).  Music will be provided by Ron Krug and Dennis Orr.  Early bird rates are valid until  Feb 1, 2018.  Please see workshop brochure for prices, times, locations and hotel details as well as registration.
Registration Brochure: workshop brochure 2018 St. Giles
Short program: coming soon


In Alberta

Medicine Hat Workshop (Oct 27-29)

We’d like to invite you to our 42nd Anniversary Workshop and Ball.  All classes and the ball will be held at the Medicine Hat Lodge.  We’re hoping you can join us for another great weekend of dancing and fellowship.

We will have three levels of classes, advanced, social and beginner.  Our teachers this year are Ruth Jappy (Vancouver), David Booz (Toronto) and Betsy Brydon (Regina).  Dennis Orr and Ron Krug will play for the classes and also for the ball.

You can find all the information and links you need on our website:

Outside Alberta