Orpington & District

Caledonian Society


Orpington and District Caledonian Society is a friendly Scottish Dancing club where you will not only learn how to dance but also get fit, make new friends and most importantly have fun!

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Orpington Scottish Dancing

New to Scottish Dancing

We hold classes for beginners and improvers on Monday evenings. These take place at St Paul's Church Hall, Crofton Road, Orpington BR6 8JE from 8pm to 10.15pm. During the evening you will learn the steps, the moves and the dances from our qualified and friendly Scottish country dancing teachers. There are always experienced dancers on hand to help steer you in the right direction. Your first taster evening is free! Then it's only £5 per week for members (annual sub £5) and £5.50 for non-members. Interested? Please contact us via email (click on the logo at the bottom of the page) or just turn up on any Monday (excl Bank Holidays) and you can be assured of a warm welcome.

What you will need

Soft shoes for dancing in, enthusiasm and a sense of fun! All new dancers are welcome: on their own, with friends or as a couple.

Experienced Dancers/Social Dancing

Our more experienced dancers meet on Thursday evenings 8pm to 10.15pm at Petts Wood Memorial Hall, 100 Petts Wood Road, BR5 1LA

Club Dates for 2018

Monday evenings:
10th September - 17th December 2018
7th January - 17th June 2019

Thursday evenings:
6th September - 20th December 2018
10th January - 18th July 2019

Dates for your social calendar 2018 - 2019

Autumn Dance Saturday 13th October 2018, Petts Wood Memorial Hall

Hogmanay Monday 31st 2018, Petts Wood Memorial Hall

Burns' Supper Friday 25th January 2019, Alexandra Suite, Swanley

March On Dance Saturday 2nd March 2019, Petts Wood Memorial Hall

Summer Dance Saturday 1st June 2019, Petts Wood Memorial Hall

About the Society

The Society has been promoting social contact and friendship between Scots and non-Scots since our foundation in 1937. Our main interest is Scottish Country Dancing but we are also interested in Scottish culture and traditions holding Burns Night and St Andrew's celebrations.

Who's in Charge?

We are run by a committee under the leadership of our President Angela House and Hadyn Davies, Vice President and Secretary. Other committee members are Angela Campbell (Past President), Di Lewis (Treasurer), Ginny Colenbrander, Joan Kinnear, Roger Randall and Linda Scothern.

Picture gallery

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ODCS Core Dances 2018-19

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Orpington and District Caledonian Society


Saturday 13th October 2018

Petts Wood War Memorial Hall, 100 Petts Wood Road, BR5 1LA

Dancing to Frank Reid from 7.15 to 11.00 pm

Tickets (in advance only) £12.00

Please bring a plate of food to share, cutlery provided
Tea, coffee and squash available. Raffle


Scott Meikle
Cherrybank Gardens
Bill Clements MBE
Ray Milbourne
The Minister on the Loch
Best Set in the Hall
Staircase in Styria
Jean Martin of Aberdeen
The Waggle O'The Kilt
Maxwell's Rant

Orpington Caledonians
Quarries' Jig
Glengarry Homestead
Torridon Lassies
MacDonald of the Isles
The Elephant's Stampede
John of Bon Accord
The Swan & The Tay
Follow Me Home
Mairi's Wedding


To find out more about the Orpington & District Caledonian Society and their activities click on the image below and send an email or use the link on the KASS Contacts page.

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