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Ceilidh Fitness - Fun for All - Through Participation, Not Performance

Introducing a brand new fitness class gauranteed to get you moving - Ceilidh Fitness!

By Bernie Hewitt, April 2018

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New Year, New Challenge

Spotlight on percussive dancer and choreographer Kae Sakurai,

who was the recipent of the first residency under a new collaborative

friendship between the Traditional Dance Forum of Scotland and Dance Base.

By Kae Sakurai, January 2018

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When Young Traditional Musicians spend a week learning Step Dance?Feis Spe Step Dance

Fèis Spè promote traditional music and Gaelic culture to young people

from ages 5 to 22. Its goal is mainstream Step Dance in all Fèis Spè

acivities and to reintegrated it into the social fabric of the

Scottish traditional music scene.

By Fiona McLean, October 2017

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The Rhythmical Dialogue between Music and Dance

The term 'accompaniment' contains, for some artists, a misconception

that an imbalance in creative worth exists between the dancer and

the musician... historically, the converse was the case...

By Wendy Timmons, April 2017.

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Concerto CaledoniaNathaniel Gow's Dance Band

Scottish early music group Concerto Caledonia has recently

launched the series Nathaniel Gow’s Dance Band: Ceilidh Nights,

experimenting with the musical world of a dance band from the 1780s

By Aaron McGregor, January 2017.

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School of Scottish Music, Song & Dance. Barga, ItalyM. Cameron

Where would you go to learn Cape Breton step dance?

Tuscany of course!

By Iain Richardson, October 2016.

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CeilidhKidsCeilidhKids: Teaching Dance to Young Children 

CeilidhKids specialises in teaching ceilidh dancing to early years,

taking confidence levels, attention spans, stamina, noise

sensitivity and bedtimes into account

By Caroline Brockbank, September 2016.

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Playing for DancePat Ballantyne

To play successfully for dance, musicians should also be dancers.

By Pat Ballantyne, August 2016.

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Linlithgow Scotch HopScotch Hop

Spotlight on Linlithgow Scotch Hop.

By Sue Anderson, June 2016.

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