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The Reel

Our magazine of Scottish country dancing

Sit down with a coffee and read about Scottish country dancing in the southeast on your tablet, phone or paper copy. You will find articles and information on the doings of RSCDS London, dances, classes and day schools, recordings of music and photos of dances and events from across the region. 

We welcome content from members and the wider dancing community including articles, photographs, advertisements and letters to the editor. If you would like to discuss submitting an article, please do

contact the editor.

The Reel is published quarterly in March, June, September and December. Content should be submitted at least six weeks in advance of publication, ie by mid October, mid January, mid April and mid July.  Photos should be uncropped and at least 500Kb.  Send your copy in as early as possible to make the deadline

Subscribe to The Reel


All RSCDS London members receive a quarterly copy of The Reel by email or by post. Non members may subscribe to The Reel via the links below.

To subscribe to The Reel by post (UK only)


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for the Reel library

Send us information on your dance, day school or dance-away-days for inclusion in the dance adverts section of the Reel, and we'll include it in the SE Dance Calendar. You can also have your dance group included in the dance group listings section.

Dance group advertising rates are:

  • per column cm black          £6.50

  • per column cm full colour £8.50

  • three columns per page

  • dance group listing             £30 for 4 issues

  • SE dance calendar              free

Business advertising

Contact us via the link below to discuss advertising your business to the Scottish dance community.

To subscribe to The Reel as eReel

Back numbers of The Reel available here.


The Reel issue 324, after our RSCDS Centenary Tea Dance.

The Reel issue 1, 1951

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