A great excuse to wear a kilt


Every week, we run regular classes on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and every other Thursday, but there are also a number of other Scottish dancing-related events happening in the area! Many of these are run outside the OUSDS – these are marked with a . Click the image for a link to the Facebook page with more details and to see who else is going. There are also events happening outside term-time, so keep an eye out on the list and in the emails.

Hilary 2015

OUSDS Ceilidh – Fri 20th February 2015, 7:30-10pm, Keble College, Oxford

Celebrate the end of 5th week with OUSDS! We are hosting a ceilidh in the Arco Basement in Keble College. Open to all, no experience required! All dances will be walked through and called.
Tell your friends - there's a flyer you can use too.
Tickets are £3 for students and OUSDS members, £3.50 otherwise.

RSCDS Oxfordshire Day School and Dance – Sat 21st February 2015, Headington School, Oxford

This is a very good course. Morning and afternoon classes and an evening dance. The classes have excellent teachers and musicians. The music for the evening will be provided by Chris Oxtoby and Strathallan.
More details from the branch website.

Oxford and Cambridge Highland Ball '15 – Sat 7th March 2015, 7.30pm-11.45pm, Stanton Harcourt, Oxford

The annual event hosted alternately by OUSDS and our Cambridge equivalents. This year it's in Oxford.
We have an excellent young and lively band in Luke Brady's Scottish Dance Band, featuring former OUSDS president Lindsey Ibbotsen.
Tickets £12.50 students/£17.50 others, including supper (and a great dessert buffet).
An event not to be missed!
See the flyer for more details, and a crib is also available.

Abingdon Anticipation Dance – Sunday 8th March, 2.30pm-5pm, Cumnor Village Hall

Dancing a selection of the Abingdon Ball program to be held the following Saturday. All dances will be walked through. This will be excellent preparation for the Ball or just a fun afternoon otherwise. More details from the website.

End-of-term Dance – Tue 10th March 2015, 7.30-11pm, Wesley Memorial Hall, Oxford

This will be a very jolly evening. We'll dance the dances we've been learning in the Tuesday classes this term. Please bring finger food to share.

Abingdon Ball – Saturday 15th March, 7.30pm-11.30pm, Abingdon Guildhall, Abingdon

Abingdon's annual ball. Lots of fun dances, and always very friendly and welcoming. Although at the end of 8th week, there will probably be a few OUSDS members going. Lifts will probably be available - ask in class if you're interested. More information from the website.

Easter Vacation 2015

RSCDS Spring Fling 2015 – Friday 17th - Sunday 19th April 2015, London

A weekend for 16-35-year-olds that starts with an easy social dance Friday night, classes (beginners to very advanced) Saturday morning, optional classes in Highland/Birling/Ladies' Step in the afternoon, dance in the evening and Sunday morning will have judging for the Spring Fling new dance competition. All classes and dances have live music, and it's a very friendly atmosphere.
This is very close, and there should be lots of OUSDS people going.
More details from the Spring Fling website.
The cost is £130 for a non-RSCDS member in a 3-bed room, £145 for a non-member in a 2-bed room; less if you are an RSCDS member or non-resident.