Perth Bridge. From an original painting by Perth RSCDS member Margaret Breckenridge.

The Perth and Perthshire Branch of the RSCDS runs a series of classes, dances and social events throughout the year.

Events are in Perth unless otherwise stated.

Winter Classes 2024/25.

Classes will be run according to RSCDS / sportscotland guidelines.

  • General Class: Tuesdays from 10 September –  11 December 2024 ,7.30pm to 9.30pm. Tryst Hall, Pitlochry, PH16 5EB. Teacher is Linda Gaul. £2 for members, £2.50 for non-members.
  • Beginners/Refreshers/General Class: Wednesday from  11 September – 11 December. 7.00pm to 8.00pm Beginners/Refreshers; General from 11 September – 11 December 8.00pm to 9.00pm. Doors open 6.50pm. Perth Methodist Church, Scott St, Perth, PH2 8JN. Teacher is Fiona Goudie. £4 for members, £5 for non-members.
  • General Class: Thursdays from 12 September – 12 December.  2.00pm to 3.30pm. St Matthews Church Hall, Tay St, Perth, PH1 5LQ. Teacher is Rae Farrow.  £3.50 for members, £4.00 for non-members.
  • Advanced Class: Thursdays from 12 September – 12 December.  7.30pm to 9.30pm. Doors open 7.15pm. Methodist Church, Scott St, Perth, PH2 8JN. Teacher is Judith Borup.  £4 for members, £5 for non-members.
  • Dates for 2025 will be issued in due course.

Please email for further information regarding any of the above classes.

Covid 19 Guidelines for Branch Autumn and Winter Classes

We have now moved into the ‘living with Covid’ phase. Please find below the guidelines that will be followed at Autumn and Winter Classes in line with the updated guidance from the Scottish Government and NHS Scotland.

Please do not attend if you are feeling unwell or have been advised to isolate.
Please sanitise your hands regularly.
If you have any questions, please contact the Branch Secretary on or speak with your class teacher.

EVENTS 2024/25

Dance Around The World 23 November 2024

The RSCDS has designated the 23 November 2024 as Dance Around the World Day.  HQ has provided a programme for all Branches to use.  The Branch is organising a dance on the 23rd to celebrate this day.  Keep the date in your diary.  Venue : Robert Douglas Memorial Hall, Scone Time: : 2.00 am. – 5.00pm.  Musician: Jim Lindsay.  All dances will be recapped.

Diagram Link for the dance:

End of Year Dance 27 December 2024

Get ready for 2025 with our end of year dance. Date: 27th December 2024 Venue: Robert Douglas Memorial Hall, Scone. Time: 2.00-4.30pm Band: James Coutts Band

Perth and Perthshire Branch Centenary Dance 22 February 2025

The Perth and Perthshire Branch was founded in February 2025 and to celebrate the event a dance will be held on the 22 February 2025 with a programme made up of dances which are in some way related to Perth and Perthshire.  Venue : Robert Douglas Memorial Hall, Scone. 2.00-5.00pm Tea and cake provided. Band: David Oswald Band.

Perth and Perthshire Branch Centenary Ball 2025

The Branch centenary ball will be held on the 4th April 2025. Please keep the date free in your diary. Venue: Radisson Blu Hotel, 1, Leonard Street, Perth, PH2 8HE. Band: Jim Lindsay & Band.
The crib for the programme will be in a link below in 2025.

Summer Dances 2024

The dates and programmes for Summer Dances are detailed in the Link below.  As usual there will be live music during Spring Classes and a selection of different bands during the Summer Dancing.  Dances will be held at the Robert Douglas Memorial Institute in Scone, Perth, PH2 6LL starting at 7.30pm.  Any difficulties please contact Rod Purcell (Secretary) at

Full Summer Dance Programme Link below:

Minicribs and Diagrams
Spring Classes 2024:
Spring Classes have now finished.  Winter classes will recommence in September.
 Summer Dance Dates 2024:
2nd July – Band: Marian Anderson
09th July – Band: Neil Copland
16th July – Band: Frank Thomson
23th July – James Coutts
30 July – Ewan Galloway
6th August – Band: Steven Carcary
13th August – Band: David Oswald
20th August – Band: Jim Lindsay
27th August – Band: Sandy Nixon