Plans for the 53rd White Rose Festival of Scottish Country Dancing are now well under way and the organizing committee would like to invite you and your team of dancers to take part. Irene Bennett, Chair of the RSCDS, has kindly agreed to be our guest of honour.
Date: Saturday, 7 th July 2007
The school has excellent facilities. It is in a rural setting opposite the Harewood estate approximately 3 miles north of the Leeds city boundary on the Harrogate road. It is easily accessible from all directions using the motorway network.
Saturday Afternoon, 7th July, 14.00 - 17.00
There will be massed open air dancing for adult and junior teams, opportunities for demonstrations of pre-selected dances and ladies’ and men’s Highland displays. Dancing will be to Nicol McLaren and the Glencraig Band with piping from Alan Harrison. Ian Slater will also play if the event is held indoors because of wet weather.Please note that arrangements can be made this year for individual dancers or small groups.
Saturday Evening, 7th July, 19.00 - 22.30
There will be a social dance to Nicol McLaren and the Glencraig Band in the sports hall at Gateways School. Because of restrictions on numbers that can be accommodated admission will be by ticket only.The organizing committee hopes very much that you will be able to join us and we look forward to seeing you there.
Chairman, White Rose Festival Committee