Monthly Archives: September 2015

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TAS Leaflet 4

 

This leaflet provides some guidance on what makes for good recapping at a Scottish country dance.  The guidance is based on discussions at the April 2009 workshop.

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TAS Leaflet 3

In September 2008 members discussed the role of MC at a Scottish Country dance; this leaflet records the main issues discussed.

 

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TAS Leaflet 2

This leaflet summarises a presentation by Sue Petyt and Iain Hale on the digital music for Scottish country dance teaching.

 

Workshop: 12th April 2014, Aberdeen

When: 10:30, 12th April 2014

Where: Ruthrieston West Church, Broomhill Road, Aberdeen.  AB10 7NS

Musician: Jennifer Wilson

Programme (Approximate timings):

10.30 Registration/coffee
Session 1. Teaching Low Impact Classes
11.00-11:45: Warming-up with Jenny Greene (Perth Branch)
11:45-12:45 Dancing skills with Les Lambert (Glasgow Branch)
Lunch: 12:15-13:30
Session 2. Dances with unusual formations
13:30-14:30: Unusual formation introduced – volunteer members required!
14.30-15:30 Time for discussion
15.30 Finish

Cost: £4 members / £6 visitors (includes complementary membership until September 2014).  Tea and coffee will be provided, please bring your own packed lunch.

Workshop: 26th April 2014, Glasgow

When: 26th April 2014

Where: Westerton Hall. Maxwell Avenue, Glasgow G61 1NZ.

Musician: Martainn Skene

Programme (Approximate timings):

10.30 Registration/coffee
Session 1. Teaching Low Impact Classes
11.00-11:45: Warming-up with Jenny Greene (Perth Branch)
11:45-12:45 Dancing skills with Anne Smyth  (LochaberBranch)
Lunch: 12:15-13:30
Session 2. Dances with unusual formations
13:30-14:30: Unusual formation introduced – volunteer members required!
14.30-15:30 Time for discussion
15.30 Finish

Cost: £4 members / £6 visitors (includes complementary membership until September 2014).  Tea and coffee will be provided, please bring your own packed lunch.

AGM & Workshop, 30th August 2014

The next TAS worshop and the AGM will take place on Saturday the 30th August in Canon Hoban Hall, St John Cantius and Nicholas Parish Church, East Main Street, Broxburn, EH52 5RJ (A699). The day will consist of morning and afternoon workshops and discussion sessions with the AGM being held just after lunch.

The workshop dance sessions will cover a selection of dances from RSCDS Book 48, full details of the day will follow, meantime the schedule is as follows.

10.15 Coffee on arrival
10.45 Dance and discussion sessions start
12.40 Lunch, please bring your own packed lunch
13.45 Dance and discussion sessions

The fee for the workshops will be £4 and the annual membership fee will be due at the meeting.  Applications for the workshop and AGM can be submitted by email to the TAS treasurer Les Lambert and your fee will be collected at the workshop.

If you are unable to attend the AGM and workshop, please download a copy of the 2014/15 membership application form 2014/2015 and return it to Les with your membership fee.