The SOBHD are saddened to hear of the loss of Mrs Mary Pattinson who passed away on Thursday 15th June 2017.
Mrs Pattinson’s funeral will be held on Tuesday 27th June at 10am in Church of the Sacred Hearts, 17 Harbour Street, Girvan KA26 9AJ.
Our thoughts are with Mrs Pattinson’s family at this time.
The SOBHD are saddened to hear of the loss of Jean Remenda, a former member of the SOBHD Judges’ panel, who passed away on Saturday 1st April 2017 in Port Moody, British Columbia.
A Celebration of Life will be held in Vancouver at an appropriate time.
Our thoughts are with Jean’s family at this time.
An updated version of the SOBHD Constitution & Rules is now available to buy from the online shop at a cost of £8.
Make sure you are up to date with this latest 2017 edition of the Rules and Recommendations as laid down by the Scottish Official Board of Highland Dancing.
Applications for the 2017 Royal Nova Scotia International Highland Dance Team are now being accepted.
For further details please click on the link below.
RNSIT Highland Dance Team 2017
The SOBHD Office Bearers are delighted to announce the launch of the revised 8th Edition Textbook.
The textbook will go on sale on Monday 12th December, 9am UK time, at a sale price of £15. The sale will be to individuals only and are limited to one per customer. Books must be purchased via the Shop on the SOBHD website. The sale will last for a period of two months up to a maximum of 500 books.
Suppliers who wish to purchase the book from the SOBHD can continue to do so during this time on existing terms.
Congratulations to ABHDI President Elizabeth McLauchlan, who was awarded the Atholl Clasp for 2016. Elizabeth was presented with her award by the SOBHD Chairman, Christine Lacey, at the 2016 SOBHD AGM.
Picture with SOBHD Chairman Christine Lacey MBE, courtesy of Ronnie Cairns Photography.
The organiser from the Lomond and Argyll Highland Dancing Competition being held on Saturday 10th December at St Kessog’s Church Hall, Balloch, has advised the following:
Please note that due to the high level of entries received, no more entries will be accepted after 12.00noon on Monday 5th December 2016.
Applications for the 2017 Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo Highland Dance team are now being accepted.
For further details please click on the application form below.
REMT Dance Company Application Form 2017
Congratulations to the 2015-2016 SOBHD UK Champion of Champions Oscar Winners and their Teachers:
Juvenile – Erin Blair (Teacher – Linda Armstrong) and Michelle Gordon (Teacher – Brenda Gordon); Senior – Holly Donaldson (Teacher – Delma Wilson); Adult – Candice Walker (Teacher – Sarah Hendry).
Photograph courtesy of Leigh-Ann Plenderleith.
Congratulations to Cecilia Orr who received her Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) from HRH The Duke of Cambridge at Buckingham Palace on 11th November 2016. Cecilia was awarded her MBE on the Queens 90th Birthday honours list in 2016 for her services to Highland Dancing and charity work.