Covid procedures will be observed. Sanitiser will be available.
Class and Teacher Information
Class A with Kate Gentles and Jeremy Hill
These classes are suitable for people who are familiar with the steps and
common formations. You should be able to assimilate instructions easily as
well as understand the concepts of covering and phrasing.
Kate danced as a child in Northumberland, and started attending regular
classes as a student. She has taught at various levels in Cambridge for over
25 years. She also teaches step dancing and ran a weekly Zoom step class
throughout lockdown. Kate has taught both country dancing and step
dancing at St Andrews and day schools. She particularly enjoys encouraging
people to develop both their technique and their social dancing skills
through a combination of old and new dances.
Class B with Sarah Whillis
These classes are suitable for people who have either attended a beginners’
course or have danced with a class or club for several months but would
appreciate a slower pace class where you are not expected to know all the
Sarah started dancing as a child, and completed the first part of her
teaching certificate in 2021. Since then, she has been gaining experience
teaching at local clubs and continuing to share Scottish Country dancing
with local Guide and Brownie groups in her Youth Coordinator role.
Dress for classes
Kilt/smart casual, skirt or dress for freedom of movement and soft/dancing
It would be appreciated if you would bring your own cup or water bottle.
There is plenty of parking within the school grounds, more information will
be available after application.
The Royal Scottish Country Dance Society
Berks/Hants/Surrey Border Branch
Charity No. 1067776
DANCERS’ DAY SCHOOL
Medici Theatre, Weydon School, Weydon Lane,
Farnham GU9 8UG
Kate Gentles (Cambridgeshire)
Sarah Whillis (BHS Branch)
Jeremy Hill (London/Herts)
The Day School will be followed by an evening dance with Ian
Robertson and the Day School Musicians. You may attend just the
dance if you wish (programme is on our website).
Please return application form by post or email to:
Elaine Best, Bracken Lodge, 45 Long Reach,
West Horsley, Surrey, KT24 6LZ
Tel: 07729 368419 Email: email@example.com