Events Across Scotland



Looking for a weekly dance class to get involved with or just fancy an evening of storytelling or music? Traditional Arts and Culture Scotland’s networks in story, song and dance are hosting events and sessions the length and breadth of Scotland – have a look below for traditional arts events in your area.

Stories Under the Tree

N Meadow Walk, Edinburgh, EH3 9HN
Tuesday 14 August

We are excited to announce that Douglas Mackay will be joining Svend-Erik Engh for Stories Under the Tree. All are welcome to come and share in the magic of listening to live storytelling under the branches of a Sycamore. Bring a blanket to snuggle on and refreshments to sup. A hat will a passed round for donations at the … Continued

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Traditional Ceilidh in Edinburgh

British Legion Hall, 33 Rodney Street, Edinburgh, EH7 4EL
Tuesday 14 August

These ceilidh events are held in the Summer months and are great for visitors, students, holidaymakers who wish to learn and participate in Scottish dancing. Informal, but great fun the music is provided by one of Scotland’s most popular ceilidh bands who have a fantastic Caller providing encouragement and instructions so everybody can join in. Suitable … Continued

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RSCDS Aberdeen Scottish Country Dancing Summer Socials

Curl Aberdeen, Eday Walk, Aberdeen, AB15 6LN
Wednesdays, 15th, 22nd & 29th August

RSCDS Aberdeen runs Scottish Country Dancing Summer Socials. Everyone welcome (but not suitable for complete beginners). 7:30pm to 9:45pm at Curl Aberdeen, Eday Road. Cost £6 (£5 for RSCDS members) including a cup of tea/coffee and a biscuit! For further information contacts aberdeenrscds@hotmail.co.uk or 01224 636 128.

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Milnathort Sunday Ceilidhs

Milnathort Town Hall, Milnathort, Perth and Kinross
Sunday, 19 August

Come and dance to some top players! Monthly Ceilidhs with proceeds going to various charities. A different band each month. Admission: £5, including tea and biscuits (pay on the door) 2pm – 5pm. Dates & Bands   19 Aug: Liam Hope 16 Sep: Leonard Brown 21 Oct: Scott Band 25 Nov: Liam Stewart 16 Dec: … Continued

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Traditional Ceilidh in Edinburgh

British Legion Hall, 33 Rodney Street, Edinburgh, EH7 4EL
Tuesday 21st August

These ceilidh events are held in the Summer months and are great for visitors, students, holidaymakers who wish to learn and participate in Scottish dancing. Informal, but great fun the music is provided by one of Scotland’s most popular ceilidh bands who have a fantastic Caller providing encouragement and instructions so everybody can join in. Suitable … Continued

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Traditional Ceilidh in Edinburgh

British Legion Hall, 33 Rodney Street, Edinburgh, EH7 4EL
Thursday 23rd August

These ceilidh events are held in the Summer months and are great for visitors, students, holidaymakers who wish to learn and participate in Scottish dancing. Informal, but great fun the music is provided by one of Scotland’s most popular ceilidh bands who have a fantastic Caller providing encouragement and instructions so everybody can join in. … Continued

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Festival Ceilidh Fun For All! Join in and Dance Scottish

Greyfriars Kirk, Greyfriars Place, Edinburgh, EH1 2QQ
Friday 24th August

Our ever popular Festival Ceilidh is back for the third consecutive year in the stunning, historic setting of Greyfriars Kirk.  There’s no need to worry if you’ve never danced before as all the dances will be expertly called by band leader Graeme Munro with fantastic music from the Clappy Doo Ceilidh band, one of Scotland’s … Continued

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Dance Scottish in Edinburgh! (Kids Classes)

The Church of the Good Shepherd, 15 Murrayfield Avenue, Edinburgh, EH12 6AU
Saturday 25th August (term starts - runs until Saturday 8th December)

Join us for fun country dancing classes for Children on Saturday mornings. Want your child to learn how to dance? Get some exercise? Or perhaps make life-long friends? Our Children’s classes are a great way for young dancers to have fun, make new friends and learn new skills. Our Teachers encourage the children to co-operate … Continued

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Traditional Ceilidh in Edinburgh

British Legion Hall, 33 Rodney Street, Edinburgh, EH7 4EL
Tuesday 28th August

These ceilidh events are held in the Summer months and are great for visitors, students, holidaymakers who wish to learn and participate in Scottish dancing. Informal, but great fun the music is provided by one of Scotland’s most popular ceilidh bands who have a fantastic Caller providing encouragement and instructions, so everybody can join in. … Continued

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Traditional Ceilidh in Edinburgh

British Legion Hall, 33 Rodney Street, Edinburgh, EH7 4EL
Thursday 30th August

These ceilidh events are held in the Summer months and are great for visitors, students, holidaymakers who wish to learn and participate in Scottish dancing. Informal, but great fun the music is provided by one of Scotland’s most popular ceilidh bands who have a fantastic Caller providing encouragement and instructions, so everybody can join in. … Continued

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