Wednesday Tea Dances

From April to September we are holding tea dances (1400 – 1630, in Chilton Village hall) on the third Wednesday of each month.

Ian Muir (of Craigellachie) will be playing for us and we will have a variety of people leading the dancing.


  • August 21 — dancing being led by Helen Gant
  • September 18 — dancing being led by Pat Stanaway and Angela Lawrence

Earlier this summer:

Join Us!

For fun and social dancing on Tuesday evenings (19:45 – 21:45) in Chilton Village Hall.
Do come along to join us – beginners are welcome as well as experienced dancers.

Our Tuesday evenings have now finished for the summer and will resume on Tuesday 3rd September.
We will however continue to dance monthly (on 3rd Wednesday afternoons) – our next Tea Dance will be on Wed 17 July 2024 – 14:00 – 16:30 dancing to Ian Muir

Read on for details

At our Tea Dance on Wed 17 July 2024, led by Wendy Mumford with music by Ian Muir, we danced

1. Kendall's Hornpipe J32 2/4L RSCDS Graded
2. Pipped at the Post R32 3/4L Robson: From North to South
3. Cape Town Wedding S32 3/4L Kerr: RSCDS XXXIX
4. The Morrison Measure R32 5/5L Goldring: Reel for Alice
5. Gordon's Cider Press R32 5S Paterson
6. Society Piper R32 3/4L Goldring 10 soc.
7. The Lost Thread S40 3/3L Wilkinson
8. Tap the Barrel R32 3/3L Burridge: RSCDS Graded 3
9. Rodney's Rant J32 3/4L Dix: QE Diamond Jubilee
10. The Paisley Weavers S32 3/3L Haynes: RSCDS Graded 3
11. Star Ladies J32 3T+1W Mumford
12. Orpington Caledonians R32 3/4L Brenchley: RSCDS XLIX

At our Tea Dance on Wed 19 Jun 2024 the dancing was led by Christine Jeffery and we danced to the music of Ian Muir

1. Centenary Jig J32 3/4L Thorn: Glasgow 100
2. The Countess of Dunmore's Reel R32 3/4L MacCuish Bark: RSCDS XLIX
3. Miss Lucy Fallon S32 3/4L Queen
4. The Compleat Gardener J32 3/4L Paterson: RSCDS Graded 3
5. Oasis R32 3/3L Roby: Houston & District 30th Anniversary Collection
6. Dagmar's Fancy S32 3/3L Lingnau: Mainhattan
7. Burnieboozle R32 3/4L Queen: Southport 1
8. A Gin and Tonic M192 3/3L Scott: Three Hands Across
9. Gaelforce Wind J32 3/4L Haynes: RSCDS Graded 3
10. Mrs MacPherson of Inveran R32 3/4L Drewry: Bon Accord

On 18 June 2024 we ended our season with a bring & share break and danced

1. Ramadan-ce R32 3/4L Drewry: Turkish
2. Miss Allie Anderson J32 3/4L Corson: RSCDS Leaflets
3. The Water of Leith S32 4/4L Wilkinson: RSCDS LIII
4. The Faerie Pools R48 3/3L Lambert: Glasgow 100
5. MacDonald of Keppoch M128 4S Ronald: RSCDS XLIX
6. The Spirit of the Dance S32 3/4L Paterson: TAC 50th Ann
7. The Queen's View R32 3/4L Forbes: Three Hands Across
8. The Grumpy Gentleman J32 3/4L Jennings: Birmingham Diamond 2006
9. Sandy's Scotch Broth S32 3/3L Sibley: Katannuta
10. Welcome to Ayr J32 3/4L Henricksen &c.;: RSCDS XLVII

On 11 June we danced

1. The Snake Pass J32 3/4L Churnside: Life b.a. 40
2. Broadford Bay R32 3/4L Grant: RSCDS Leaflets
3. A Summer Meeting S32 3/3L Townshend: RSCDS XLVIII
4. City of Belfast S32 3/3L Mulholland: RSCDS XLVIII
5. Pelorus Jack J32 3/4L Skelton: RSCDS XLI
6. MacDonald of the Isles S32 3/3L Haynes: RSCDS 30 popular, Vol 2
7. The Falls of Rogie R32 3/4L Attwood: Alexander 1
8. Torridon Lassies J40 3/4L Brenchley: RSCDS 30 popular, Vol 2

On 4 June 2024 we danced

1. Antarctica Bound J32 4/4L Goldring: RSCDS Scotia
2. Spiffin' J32 5S Quarries and Friends: Chicago 25th Anniversary Collection
3. Far North Queensland S32 5/5L Brenchley: Other Kangaroo Paw
4. Gavin's Reel R32 5S Donald: Green Lochan
5. Broadford Bay R32 3/4L Grant: RSCDS Leaflets
6. Father Connelly's Jig J64 4/4L Drewry: Donside
7. Miss Eleanor S32 3/3L Dix: RSCDS XLIX
8. Mrs Stuart Linnell R40 3/4L Bayly: Imp 1-3
9. Saint Columba's Strathspey S32 5/5L Sproule&Gillan;: Leaflet

At our Tea Dance on Wed 15 May 2024, led by Susan Koffler-Sluijter, we danced to the music of Ian Muir

1. Liquid Assets J32 3/4L Drewry 2003
2. The Dandelion Picker R32 3/4L Barbour
3. Midsummer Common S32 3/4L T&L; Ibbotson: RSCDS XLIX
4. The Scallywag J40 3/4L Kelly: RSCDS LII
5. The Flitting of Lorn R32 4/4L Attwood: Alexander 8
6. Mrs Stewart's Jig J32 3/4L Ligtmans: RSCDS XXXV
7. The Rutland Reel R40 3/4L Senior: RSCDS XLVIII
8. Slytherin House S32 3/4L Ronald: RSCDS LII
9. The Hazel Tree J32 3/4L Drewry: Brodie Bk
10. The Black Mountain Reel R32 5/5L Haynes: RSCDS 30 popular, Vol 2