Camberley Reel Club
The Library contains a selection of articles
related to Scottish Country Dancing. If you have any
interesting material which we could include, please send it to us.
About the Kilt
'After the initial shock
of a skirling attack by “the ladies from Hell”, the first question... was usually: “Do they wear something under them?”...'
The history and making of the kilt.
Auld Lang Syne
'Should auld acquaintance be forgot
And never brought to mind?...'
Burns' song and an
Being an MC
'Musings on the Art of
being an MC at regular club dances, by a Dancing Addict' &
'The Art of
being an M.C. at a Ball'
The Frank Reid Scottish Dance
'Frank Reid was born in Glasgow and has
been playing Scottish Dance Music on the accordion since he was 15...'
The band who regularly play for our Spring Ball.
'Fair fa' your honest, sonsie face, Great chietain o' the puddin'-race!...'
everything you wanted to know about haggis, and some you didn't.
The Immortal Mortal
time of year is quickly approaching when we will be wearing our best bib and
tucker to attend some grand Burns celebration...' The life and influence
of Robbie Burns.
'Cast on 90 sts, 30 on each of three
needles...' Instructions for knitting your own kilt hose.
possessed me I shall never really know' - our Chairman's thoughts on learning to
teach Scottish Country Dancing.
'The manners and elegance of Scottish
dancing come from the French Court...' A short history of the Royal
Scottish Country Dance Society.
Running a Band
'I sometimes wonder
when I sit up on stage playing for a dance whether people actually realise
what goes into running a band...' An insight into the view from the stage.