Dancing   in   Scotland


Ceilidh & Old Time Dance Classes

If you wish to learn Ceilidh or Old Time Dances the following classes are available for new and also  experienced dancers.  Some classes operate weekly during the winter months only  and may stop for holiday periods.  Check with organisers before attending for the first time.



Date & Time





Central Scotland


7.30pm -10.30pm
September - May

Heathfield Comm Centre, West Sanquhar Road, Ayr

Contact 01290 550 602

Pay at Door - All welcome

Old Time & Country Dances - 1 and 1

Dumbarton  Now back in the refurbished Church Hall.  (March 2018)

Monday 7 .30 pm - 10.30pm

St Patrick's Church Hall, 10 Strathleven Pl, Dumbarton G82 1BA

Jim & Susan Browne

4 Pay at door  [Dance caller]

(Winter Only) Information
01436 268 238

East Kilbride

Sundays alternate weeks 2.30pm - 4.30pm or 7.30pm - 10pm

Girl Guide Hall, Dundas Place, East Kilbride

East Kilbride Highlanders Dance Club

2  Pay at door (incl. tea/biscuit) Phone to check time if 1st visit

Info: 01294 212 267 or 01355 230 134 or 01355 245 052


7.30pm for 8pm – 9.30pm (approx)

St Andrew’s in the Square, Calton,Glasgow. (near Glasgow Cross)

Live Music. Bar. Caller: Tricia Matthews

5.50 Pay at door

Information 0141 559 5902 or 01324 716 855 or 07714 769 118



Wednesdays               2pm-4pm

Garelochhead Parish Church Hall G84 0AT

Ceilidh, Old Time & Sequence dancing.

2 (Tea & Biscuit)

Class Closed







Borders Area


Wednesdays from October until end March. 8pm-10pm

Midlem Village Hall near Selkirk TD7 4QE  (Old Time Classes)

Live Music. Caller: Grace Belle Scott.

2 pay at door (Tea & biscuit)

Information  01835 870 244 Restarts 8th October 2018

Glen Douglas nr Jedburgh

2nd and 4th Thursdays of month. 7.30pm-10pm

Glen Douglas Hall
TD8 6PF  (Old Time & Ceilidh Classes)

Live Music and Tutor.  Beginners welcome

3 pay at door

Information  07803 951 293 Restarts 12th October 2017


Every Thursday       7.30-10pm during winter months

Kirkton Village Hall Village Green, Kirkton  DG1 1ST No class on 29th November

Old Tyme Dance Class Live Music + Tuition

4 Pay at Door. [refreshments available]

John Caskie 01387 710 975  Restarts 13th September until 6th December 2018







East Area


Wednesdays             7.30-10pm

Pitcairn Centre, 61 High St EH19 2DB

Ceilidh & Old Time Hall contact 0131 663 9343

4  (Live Music)

 Jennifer Johnstone 07724 513 480

Coupar Angus

Wednesdays               7pm-9pm

St Anne’s Church Hall, Forfar Road

Ceilidh - Mr + Mrs Tracy Thom


01828 628 747

Cupar              (the other one)

Sundays               2pm-5pm

Old Parish Church Hall, Kirk Wynd, Cupar

Ceilidh, Old Time & Social

3 (incl. tea)

Owen & Catherine Harrison. 01383 415 142


Every Monday         7.15pm-9pm

Craigiebarns School,  Brington Road   DD4 7UH

Ceilidh - Pia Walker  [Run by RSCDS Dundee]

4 / 5.80 Not listed for 2017/2018

01382 842 649


Every 2nd Monday 2 – 4pm 11th Sept – 18th Dec 2017 then 15th Jan to 4th Jun 2018

Ardler Community Complex, Turnberry Ave, Dundee DD2 3TP

Ceilidh Dancing. Part of the U3A Dundee Branch programme of classes.

Two initial taster classes free, then membership of U3A required. (University of the Third Age)

Contact  07803 931 787 For December Dates as 4th December cancelled


Thursdays- Day and/or evening.

Various Classes (they call it Celtic dancing)

Check the Dance Base Website Classes List


Beginners & Intermediate also Dancers with Support Needs


Every Tuesday       7.30-10pm during winter months

Village Hall, Kippithill, Humbie EH36 5PP

Ceilidh, Old Time & Social

3 B.Y.O.B.

Owen & Catherine Harrison. 01383 415 142

North Area

Isle of Lewis


Stornoway Primary School, Jamieson Drive, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis          HS1 2LF                      

Ceilidh & Old Time Dances

Classes run during School Term Time only

Janette Maciver 01851 704 870

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