Get in touch with your inner Scot


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.

Michaelmas 2015

RSCDS Youth Workshop 2015 – Saturday 21st November 2015, Cumnor Village Hall, Cumnor

The RSCDS are running a workshop for young dancers (12-35) in Cumnor just outside Oxford. There will be classes during the day led by Alice Stainer and Raphaelle Dorado. Chris Oxtoby and Jeremy Hill will be playing. It will be a jolly day with a dance in the evening open to all ages.

End-of-term Dance – Tue 1st December 2015, 7.30-11pm, Wesley Memorial Church, Oxford

This will be a very jolly evening. We'll dance the dances we've been learning in the Tuesday classes this term. Wednesday classes will be open to all in 6th and 7th Week, where we'll be covering the trickier dances on the programme. Please bring finger food to share.
We will have live music from Chris Oxtoby.
A crib is available.
Please note: This is in the Wesley Memorial Church (not the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Centre, as previously advertised), however, it will be in the John Wesley Room rather than the main hall.
Cost: £5 for members & £7 for non-members.

Hilary 2016

Oxford and Cambridge Highland Ball 2016 – Saturday 5th March 2016, Cambridge

Cambridge are hosting this year. We'll be learing the dances in Hilary Term. Transport will be provided (we usually hire a minibus), and will be sorted nearer the time.

Easter vacation

RSCDS Spring Fling 2016 – Friday 15th April - Sunday 17th April 2016, Edinburgh

A lively weekend run by the RSCDS for young dancers (16-36), with fun classes and dances. There are lots of good musicians and teachers lined up, and there will probably be a group of OUSDS dancers going.

Summer vacation

RSCDS Summer School – Sun 16th July-Sat 13th August 2016, St Andrews

This is an excellent course with first rate teachers and musicians, and jolly good beaches and a sea to paddle in. Most people go for a week (OUSDS usually aim for 2nd week - 23rd - 30th July), and it's great fun (and improves your dancing too!). There are classes during the day at every level with wonderful teachers and musicians, and dancing every night (plus after-party dancing too), with people from all over the world, in sunny St Andrews. Plus beautiful beaches and amazing ice-cream, if you need any further incentive!
More details available here.
Scholarships are available - deadline is 13th November 2015.