Welcome to Scottish Country Dancing in Somerset

Welcome to the Royal Scottish Country Dance Society, Somerset Branch website. We are a small Branch with a great enthusiasm for Scottish Country Dancing . We have a general weekly class on Thursday evenings  from 7.30pm – 9.30pm in Long Sutton Village Hall and School (TA10 9JS).  This class is for the more experienced dancers, but we have options available for beginners so are always very pleased to welcome new members of whatever ability.     
Please contact us for further information on our classes by contacting our Secretary.


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Somerset RSCDS Branch Beginnings


Beginners’ classes are held on Monday evenings from 7.30pm to 9.30 pm at the Village Hall, Ashill, Nr Ilminster, TA19 9LX . The hall is just off the A358, with plenty of parking.     Led by RSCDS qualified teacher Anita Wilson.  Please contact Anita on 01460 929383 for further information.

Our general class is on Thursday evenings in Long Sutton Village Hall and the School next door on the 3rd Thursday in the month.

We also teach a U3A class on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays in the month on Wednesday afternoons.  https://u3asites.org.uk/somerton/groups.    Please contact our secretary for more information on this class.

For more information including term dates, please select the link ‘classes’ on our main menu for information on all classes run by the Somerset Branch.

Family Ceilidhs in Somerset

The Somerset RSCDS Branch is in the process of arranging a number of ceilidhs around Somerset during this year, they are designed to attract all ages to Scottish Dancing.

The next FREE Ceilidh will be held on Sunday 15th September from 2.30pm – 4.30pm in the Davis Hall, West Camel.    Do come along and bring your friends and families.    All are welcome including those new to Scottish Country Dancing – no experience needed.    Lots of fun to be had with very simple dances which everyone can enjoy.

Displays: The branch has a display team which is happy to help with your events, such as Burns Suppers, Fetes and Festivals.  Please contact our Secretary for further information and availability.
Demonstration Dancers





Some of our Branch Members were delighted to be invited to dance at Wessex House Residential Home, in Somerton where our President Sheila Barnes now resides.  It was lovely to dance for the residents, and especially for Sheila, and we hope to return later in the year.