Branch Classes

Our teachers are all RSCDS qualified and their contact email addresses are as follow:

Liz Beckinsale: 

John Dobson:

Anita Wilson:

LONG SUTTON CLASSES:Our general class is on Thursdays between  7.30pm – 9.30pm in  Long Sutton Village Hall, except on the third Thursday in each month when we will meet in Long Sutton Primary School (right next to Long Sutton Hall).   This class is aimed at dancers who have a good knowledge of steps and formations.  The Class Fee is £3 p/wk, if paying in advance or £4 per session if paying weekly.  Please contact any of our teachers for further information.   Term dates for 2019-20 are as follows:

Autumn Term:   5th September – 19th December 2019  

Spring Term:      9th January – 2nd April 2020 (No class on 20th February)

Summer Term:   23rd April – 2nd July 2020

ASHILL CLASSESThe Branch also have a class for beginners and less experienced dancers in Ashill Village Hall on Monday evenings.   Contact Anita ( for further information on this class.   The fee for this class is £3 per week and they meet from 7.30pm – 9.30pm.

SOMERTON U3A CLASSES:  A fortnightly U3A class is held on the 2nd & 4th Wednesday afternoons in the month from 1.30pm – 3.30pm.    The fee for this class is £3 per session.  (Membership of Somerton U3A is a requirement after the first two classes).   Please contact Liz ( for more info and dates of classes.


OTHER BRANCH EVENTS: (see our events page)

Sunday 24th November 2019  – Workshop Day,  30 Popular Dances in Kingsbury Episcopi Community Centre.

Saturday 7th March 2020 – Branch Day School, Keinton Mandeville Village Hall and School.

Sunday 4th July 2020 -Tea Dance from 2pm-4.30pm at Long Sutton Village Hall

RSCDS Membership    We encourage our class to become members of the Royal Scottish Country Dance Society (RSCDS).   For further information on the RSCDS please visit their website where you will find all you need to know about the Society and the benefits of joining (   To renew your membership or join as a new member please contact our membership secretary Lesley Burgess who will be pleased for provide you with more information on the benefits of becoming a member of this worldwide organisation.(
Subscriptions, (which are due for renewal on 1st July 2019) include membership of the RSCDS, a charity which promotes Scottish Country Dancing throughout the World).  
Single Membership: £25 (£25 made up of £20 to RSCDS HQ and £5 Branch Membership)
Joint Membership: £42 (£42 made up of £32 to RSCDS HQ and £10 Branch Membership)