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


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 restarts September

Sundays 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 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 January - 25th March 2020

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 Grace Belle.  Beginners welcome

3 pay at door

Information:  John Currie  07803 951 298   Class closed as falling numbers


Every Thursday       7.30-10pm during winter months

Kirkton Village Hall Village Green, Kirkton  DG1 1ST

Old Tyme Dance Class Live Music + Tuition

4 Pay at Door. [refreshments available]

John Caskie 01387 710 975  Restarts 19th September until 5th December  2019







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

2.50 No update for 2019

01828 628 747

Cupar              (the other one)

Sundays               2pm-5pm

Old Parish Church Hall, Kirk Wynd, Cupar

Ceilidh, Old Time & Social

3 (incl. tea) No update for 2019

Owen & Catherine Harrison. 01383 415 142


Every 2nd Monday 2 – 4pm 2nd Sept – 9th Dec 2019 then 27th Jan to 25th May 2020

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


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

Orkney Island

Monday evenings  7.30pm - 10pm (starts 2/9/2019)

Royal British Legion, 43 Junction Road, Kirkwall KW15 1AR

Old Time, Ceilidh & Country Dancing - Live Music & Tutor

Adult 5 Child with Adult 2.

Contact: Lana 01856 873 534

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