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Teachers’ Association Scotland, TAS
www.countrydanceteachersofscotland.org.uk

Scottish Country Dance Teachers – A Date for your Diary!

TAS Workshop & AGM –  Saturday 31st August 2019, Broxburn
Venue:   Canon Hoban Hall, St John Cantius and Nicholas Parish Church,
East Main Street, Broxburn EH52 5RJ
Musician:   Susan MacFadyen
Cost:  £4 for TAS members   £6 for non-members

• Teachers’ Association Scotland (TAS) invites all Scottish Country Dance teachers to a workshop on Saturday 31/08/19 in Broxburn
• TAS AGM – an opportunity to get involved in the functioning of TAS and to raise and discuss relevant matters

Workshop Programme
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee/Tea – Please bring own mug
Registration and payment of subs
11:00 – 11:50 Skills exercises from 5 different teachers
11:50 – 12:45 Festival book dances suitable for adult classes
12:45 – 13:30 Lunch – please bring packed lunch
13:30 – 14:15 Neglected dances from Scottish devisers
14:15 – 15:00 Musician’s session from Susan MacFadyen
15:00 AGM
PLEASE NOTE
If you wish to attend the AGM or renew TAS memberships please email –
sue.porter3@btopenworld.com
If you wish to contact the secretary please email –
susan.mackay@hotmail.co.uk

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Spring Workshop

Scottish Country Dance Teachers – A Date for your Diary

TAS Workshop – Saturday 6th April 2019,  Perth
Venue:          St Matthews Church of Scotland, Tay Street, Perth PH1 5LQ
Teachers:     Oluf Olufsen, Sue Porter, Janet Johnston, Anne Taylor, Roy Bain
Musician:      Mo Rutherford
Cost:            Members:  £4.00               Non-members £6.00

Teachers’ Association Scotland (TAS) invites all Scottish Country Dance teachers to a workshop for teachers – no teaching qualifications required.

Dancing sessions mixed with opportunities for discussion – see below for details

Workshop Programme
10.30-11:00   Coffee/ tea and registration
11:00-12:00   Neglected Dances 2  – Oluf Olufsen
12:00-13:00   Making a Balanced Dance Programme – Sue Porter
13:00-13.45   Lunch, please bring your own, Tea and Coffee will be available
13.45-14.45  Dances from Branch Books – Janet Johnstone
14.45-15.15  How well do you know your music – Mo Rutherford
15.15-15.45  The new DAA – Anne Taylor
15.45-16.00  Update from Scottish Schools Working Group – Roy Bain

If you would like to attend please email –
treasurer@countrydanceteachersofscotland.org.uk

Car Parking
There is a small car park at the side of the church which fits around 6 cars but it is a first come first served basis. Along at the end of Tay street there is all day parking at the South Inch carpark and there is also a muti storey carpark around the corner in Canal Street.

 

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   TAS – Teachers’ Association Scotland
www.countrydanceteachersofscotland.org.uk

Scottish Country Dance Teachers – A Date for your Diary!

TAS Workshop & AGM –  Saturday 1st September, 2018 – Broxburn
Venue:   Canon Hoban Hall, St John Cantius and Nicholas Parish Church, East Main Street, Broxburn, EH52 5RJ
Teachers:   Eric Finley (North Ayrshire Branch
Andrew McConnell (Ayr Branch)
Musician:   Muriel Johnstone (Perth & Perthshire Branch)
Cost:   £4 for TAS members £6 for non-members of TAS

• Teachers’ Association Scotland (TAS) invites all Scottish Country Dance teachers to a workshop for teachers – no teaching qualifications required
• Dancing Sessions will cover the newly published dances in RSCDS Book 52
• TAS AGM – an opportunity to get involved in the functioning of TAS and to raise anddiscuss relevant matters

Workshop Programme:
10.30 Coffee / Tea and Registration & Payment of Subs
11.00 Morning Session – Six Dances from Book 52 Eric Finley
12.45 Lunch – bring a packed lunch. Tea / Coffee provided
13.30 Afternoon Session – Remaining Dances from Book 52 Andrew McConnell
15.15 AGM
16.00 Finish

If you would like to attend, please email the Treasurer, Judith Borup,
j.borup@btinternet.com or phone 01738-842789 – ideally before Aug. 28th 2018

Spring Workshop – April 2018

 

Venue:        Helensburgh Parish Church (HPC),
Colquhoun Street, Helensburgh  G84 8UP
Teachers:    Helen Russell  (RSCDS Chairman)
Margie Stevenson  (Falkirk Branch)
Musician:   George Meikle  (Dumfries Branch)
Cost:            £4 for TAS members £6 for non-members of TAS

Workshop Programme:
Morning Session
10.30     Coffee / Tea and Registration
11.00     Controlled Abandon  –   Helen Russell
13.00     Lunch – bring a packed lunch. Tea / Coffee provided
Afternoon Session
13.45     ‘Opposites Attract’ – Using ‘pairs of dances’ to emphasise teaching points
Margie Stevenson
14.45     Short Break
15.00     ‘Festival Book’ Project     ‘Working Group’
16.00     Finish