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2018 World Champions

Many congratulations to our 2018 World Champions: Beret Dernbach, California – World Juvenile Champion; Michelle Gordon, Huntly – World Junior Champion; Marielle Lesperance, Nova Scotia – World Adult Champion.   Photograph courtesy of Ronnie Cairns Photography.  

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Iain Macdonald

The SOBHD are saddened to hear of the loss of Iain Macdonald, SOBHD Honorary Member, who passed away peacefully on Friday 1st June 2018. Iain was a former SOBHD adjudicator, long-standing piper for dancing who was always at the forefront for setting

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SDTA National Book 2018 Edition

The 2018 Edition of the SDTA Scottish National Dances book is now available to buy from the online shop at a cost of £10.

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Joan Murray

The SOBHD are saddened to hear of the loss of Joan Murray, a member of the SOBHD Judges’ panel, who passed away on Saturday 20th January 2018. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Our thoughts are

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2018 SOBHD Constitution & Rules

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 2018 edition of the Rules and Recommendations

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Isobel St. John

The SOBHD are saddened to hear of the passing of Isobel St. John, a former member of the SOBHD Judges Panel and Competition Organiser.. Her funeral will be held on Thursday 18th January at Calvary Church, 344 Muir Street, Motherwell,

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Loree Martin Vellner

The SOBHD are saddened to hear of the loss of Loree Martin Vellner who passed away on Sunday 31st December 2017. Loree passed away peacefully while in hospital December 31, 2017.  She was a gracious, kind, compassionate and generous lady

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Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo Dance Team

Applications are now being accepted for the 2018 Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo Dance Team. Please refer to the link below for further information. https://www.nstattoo.ca/show/performer-audition/highland-dancer-audition/

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Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo – Tattoo Dance Company Application Form 2018

Applications for the 2018 Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo Dance Company are now being accepted. For further details please click on the application form below. REMT Tattoo Dance Company Application Form 2018

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Betty Sutherland, 2017 Atholl Clasp Recipient

Congratulations to SOBHD Independent Member Betty Sutherland, who was awarded the Atholl Clasp for 2017. Betty was presented with her award by the Atholl Dancing Association Chairman, Liz Douglas, at the 2017 SOBHD AGM. Picture with SOBHD Chairman Christine Lacey MBE and President

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