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Scottish Dancing in the South West is very active with over 40 clubs & 7 R.S.C.D.S branches. Classes are run by experienced teachers with regular dances organised by the clubs & the branches. Many of the dances have live Scottish Country Dance bands and are enjoyed by people from all over the region.


The Carswellian aims to provide up to date information on the local scene together with dance information and articles of interest to dancers.

Affiliated & Other S.C.D. Organisations.


Bristol

Westbury Scottish Club.

Mavis Monahan, 7 Westaway Park, Yatton, Somerset. BS49 4JU   Tel. 01934 709512

Cornwall

Bodmin Scottish Country Dancers.

Mr & Mrs Andrew Scawin, 10 St. Giles Drive, Gonvena, Wadebridge. PL27 6DS. Tel. 01208 813610

Crackington Haven S.C.D. Club

Les Burden, Carmardden, Marshgate, Camelford. PL32 9YN. Tel. 01840 261708

Liskeard S.C.D. Club.

Mrs. Ruth Thornton, 25 Maddever Crescent,  Liskeard. PL14 3PT. Tel. 01579 532125

Looe Monday Morning S.C.D. Club

Mrs. Betty Attrill, The Orchard, West Looe Hill, West Looe. PL13 2HP. Tel. 01503 264862

Marhamchurch S.C.D. Club.

Mr. Les Burden, Carmardden, Marshgate, Camelford. PL32 9YN. Tel. 01840 261708

Pelynt S.C.D. Club.

Mrs. Val Dawson, 9 Statham Road, Bodmin, PL31 1JL.  Tel. 01208 77598.

Penzance Scottish Country Dancers.

Penny Gay, 44 Carn Bosavern, St. Just, Penzance. TR19 7QX. Tel. 01736 788893

Saltash S.C.D. Club.

Mrs. Lorna Ayrton, 1 Bay View, The Downs, West Looe.  PL13 2BD.  Tel. 01503 269010

St. Austell S.C.D. Club.

Mr. & Mrs. Leslie Moore, 15 Brookside, St. Austell, PL25 4HL.  Tel. 01726 67590

Trevone SCD Club.

Mrs. R. McLaughlin, Brambles, Tomperrow, Threemilestone, Truro TR3 6BE. Tel. 01872 560786

Devon

Bovey Tracey Scottish Country Dancers.

Mrs. Maggie Nicholson, 4 Becket Road, Bovey Tracey. TQ13 9JB. Tel. 01626 835855

Exeter & District Caledonian Society.

Jean McKinlay, 47 Mardon Road, Torquay. TQ2 7EF. Tel 01803  613552

Isca Scottish Dancers.

Mr & Mrs. V.J. Tyler, 66 Ivydale, Exmouth. EX8 4JX.  Tel. 01395 276913

Ivybridge Dancers.

Mrs. Ann Robb, 14 Sherwill Close, Ivybridge. PL21 9UW.  Rel. 01752 895029

Plymouth - Trinity U.R. S.C.D. Class.

Valerie Harman, 27 Ponsonby Road, Milehouse, Plymouth PL3 4HP. Tel. 01752 220241

Tavistock Scottish Country Dancers.

Mrs. Ruth Thornton, 25 Maddever Crescent, Liskeard, Cornwall. PL14 3PT. Tel. 01579 532125

Torquay & District Scottish Society.

Mr. W. Derry, 25 Third Avenue, Daison Heights, Torquay. TQ1 4JF. Tel. 01803 324219

Yelverton Scottish Dancers.

Mrs. Brenda Burt, Edgemoor, Burrator Road, Dousland, Yelverton. PL20 6NF. Tel. 01822 852984

Dorset

Bridport Scottish Dancers.

Petronella Byrde, Ashleigh, Alexandra Road, Axminster EX13 5PR  Tel. 01297 639717

Charminster S.C.D. Club.

Miss Valerie Scriven, 13 Fenway Close, Dorchester. DT1 1PQ. Tel. 01305 265177

Dorset Caledonian Society.

Mrs. Sue Fraser, 11 Guildhall Court, New Orchard, Poole BH15 1LZ. Tel.01202 679967

East Knoyle & Shaftesbury S.C.D. Group.

Mrs. Nicola Tyson, 69 Marlott Rd, Gillingham. SP8 4FA. Tel. 01747 835494

South Coast Scottish Heritage Association.

Joan Donald, 20 Hesketh Close, St. Ives, Ringwood, Hants. BH24 2LA. Tel. 01425 478932

Weymouth Scottish Country Dancers.

Miss Valerie Scriven, 13 Fenway Close, Dorchester. DT1 1PQ. Tel. 01305 265177

Gloucester.

Gloucester Scottish Society.

Mrs. P. Latham, 25 Nine Elms Road, Longlevens, Gloucester GL2 0HB. Tel. 01452 306857

Cheltenham Scottish Society.

Mrs. D. Steele, 45 Dark Lane, Swindon Village, Cheltenham, Glos. GL51 9RN.  Tel. 01242 528220

Hants.

Minstead S.C.D. Club.

Mrs. P. Fillis, 55 Whartons Lane, Ashurst, Southampton. SO40 7EF. Tel. 02380 293350

New Forest S.C. Dancers.

Miss C. Wickens, Burwood, Chapel Lane, Lyndhurst. SO43 7FF Tel. 023 8028 2468.

Ringwood S.C.D. Club

Mary Phippard, 128 Pinehurst Road, West Moors, Ferndown, Dorset BH22 0AS  Tel. 01202 896186

Spiffin S.C. Dancers.

Sue Ramsay, Zantilly, 3 Clarence Road, Lyndhurst. SO43 7AL. Tel. 02380 282494

Kent

Tunbridge Wells  & Crowborough S.C.D. Group.

Mr. J.R. Wilkin, 22 Broadwater Rise, Tunbridge Wells. TN2 5UE.  Tel. 01892 541891

Somerset

Broadway Scottish Dancers.

Mr. M. Cross, Langarth, School St., Drayton, Langport TA10 0LN. Tel. 01458 252001

Chard S.C.D. Club.

 Miranda Tinkler, 5 Fortfield, Seaton. EX12 2AW. Tel. 01297 22324

Crowcombe Scottish Dancers.

John Robertson, Cedar Cottage, Crowcombe, Taunton. TA4 4AE. Tel.01984 618654

Oriel Scottish Dancers

www.orielscottishdancers.btck.co.uk

St. Michael's S.C.D. Club.

Pam Winter-Goodwin, 2 Old Farm, Acreman St., Sherborne, Dorset, DT9 3PN. Tel. 01935 815947. 

Taunton Caledonian Society.

Mrs. Sandra Spalding, Wayside House, Taunton Road, Bishops Lydeard, Nr. Taunton. TA4 3BN. Tel. 01823 433068

Uphill Dancers.

Mrs. Pat Fish, 24 Hawthorn Hill, Worle, Weston-Super-Mare. Tel. 01934 513243

Wells & Wookey S. Dancers.

David Boon, 39 Welsford Avenue, Wells. BA5 2HX. Tel. 01749 672672

West Somerset Yeomanry Reels Club.

Mrs. Myra Dale, Woodbourne House, West Shepton, Shepton Mallet. BA4 5UN. Tel. 01749 346243

Woolavington SCDs.

Mrs. Mary Spikings, Highlands, 24 Woolavington Hill, Woolavington, Bridgwater. TA7 8HG Tel. 01278 684031

Sussex - East

Aldrington S.C.D. Club.

Mr. J.P.R. Steer, 57 Hangleton Road, Hove, E.Sussex. BN3 7GH. Tel. 01273 416893

Wales

Narberth Scottish Dancers.

Jean Elliott, Dol Barcud, Whitland, Carms. SA34 0XT.  Tel. 01994 419505.

Swansea - St. Andrews S.C.D. Society.

Mrs. J. Proudfoot, 120 Woodcote, Killay, Swansea. SA2 7AU. Tel. 01792 299443

Channel Islands

Jersey Caledonia S.C.D. Grp.

Ms. Joy Carry, Les Arbres, Rue des Cateaux, Trinity, Jersey. JE3 5HB. Tel. 01534 862205

Guernsey Scottish Association.

Christine Babbe, Rosamunda, Route de L'Issue, St. Saviour's, GY7 9UN.  Tel. 01481 266370

Isle Of Wight

Isle of Wight Caledonian Society.

Mrs. Val Cranwell, 137 Pallance Road, Northwood, Cowes I.O.W. PO31 8LX.