Find information of Scottish Country dances in Cumbria and South West Scotland in the table below. Information about dances and events in the area can also be found on the RSCDS North West Craven Branch and the RSCDS Dumfries websites

Spring 2021 Newsletter

Save the Date - Half Day School and Evening Dance 5th February 2022

Carlisle Branch will be holding their annual Half Day school for intermediate and advanced dancers followed by an  evening dance at Longtown Community Hall, Longtown.

Teacher Deb Lees

Muscian: Susan MacFadyen




Save the Date - Saturday 20th November 2021

Carlisle & Border Branch will be celebrating 71 years on 20th November 2021 at Carlisle Racecourse, Durdar Road, Carlisle CA2 4TS, easily accessible from all directions and with good parking.

Dancing to David Oswald Scottish Dance Band

Why not make a weekend of it and visit historic Carlisle. Here is a link to the city’s website for lots of information:


List of Dances

20 November 2021Carlisle Branch71st Anniversary BallCarlisle Race CourseJane Atkins
5 February 2022Carlisle BranchHalf Day School & evening danceLongtown Community Centre, LongtownFrancis Reid
Date Group dance venue contact
28 November 2020 7.30pm Cockermouth SCDC St Andrew's Dance Braithwaite Village Hall, Braithwaite CA12 5RY Marion Monckton 01900 817045 May 2021 Cockermouth SCDC
May 2021 Cockermouth SCDC 60th Anniversary Ball Lackerton Barn, Gatra Farm, Asby, Nr Cockermouth, Cumbria CA14 4SA Marion Monckton 01900
February 2021
Carlisle Branch Half Day School and evening Dance Longtown Community Hall, Longtown, Carlisle, CA6 5SJ Francis Reid 01228 594057
14 November 2020 7.00pm Carlisle Branch 70th Anniversary Ball Carlisle Racecourse Durdar Road Carlisle CA2 4TS Jane Atkins 01228 670661