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

AGM 29th September 2021

The AGM will be held on Wednesday 29th September 2021 at St Lukes Church, Stonegarth, Carlisle CA2 6NR starting at 7.15pm and will be followed by the usual Branch class.

Agenda :Agenda 2021

Nomination Form:Agenda 2021.2

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 70 years (one year on) 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

23 October 2021Carlisle et alNice & Easy
Dancing to Robert Whitehead
Newbiggin Village Hall, Nr Stainton, Penrith CA11 0HTJane Atkins 01228 670661
20 November 2021Carlisle Branch70th Anniversary Ball (one year on)
Dancing to David Oswald
Carlisle Race CourseJane Atkins
27th November 2021Cockermouth SCDCSt Andrews Dance
Braithwaite Village Hall, Braithwaite, Keswick CA12 5RYMarion Monckton 01900 817045
31st December 2021Penrith SCDCNew Year Eve DanceTBCKay Fenton 01768 428872
8th January 2022Penrith SCDCNew Year DanceTBCKay Fenton 01768 428872
5 February 2022Carlisle Branch
Teacher: Deb Lees
Half Day School & evening dance
Dancing to Susan MacFadyen
Longtown Community Centre, LongtownFrancis Reid
5th March 2022Carlisle et alNice & Easy DanceLongtown Community Centre, Arthuret Rd, Longtown, CA6 5SJJane Atkins
14th May 2022Cockermouth SCDC60th Anniversary BallGatra Farm, Asby, Lamplugh, Workington, CA14Marion Monckton 01900 817045
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