Cecilia Orr MBE

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.

 

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Britain’s Got Talent 2017

Britain’s Got Talent are looking for UK based highland groups for their 2017 series.

If you are potentially interested in the show, please contact Paul Moore on 0207 691 6956 or email paul.moore@thames.tv

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2017 “Spasskaya Tower” International Military Tattoo

Applications are now being accepted for the 2017 “Spasskaya Tower” International Military Tattoo being held in Moscow, Russia.

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8th Edition Textbook DVD

A DVD of the new work and changes in the 8th Edition Textbook is now available to order via the online shop.

The DVD costs £20 plus p&p.

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2016 World Champions

Many congratulations to our 2016 World Champions: Erin Blair, California – World Juvenile Champion, Emma Schiff, California – World Junior Champion, and Marielle Lesperance, Ontario – World Adult Champion

Photograph courtesy of Ronnie Cairns.

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Caroline McNicoll

The SOBHD are saddened to hear of the loss of Caroline McNicoll, a former member of the SOBHD Judges’ panel, who passed away on Friday 12th August 2016.

Caroline’s funeral will take place on 26th August at 10am at Foster and McGarvey Funeral Home, 10011 – 114 Street, Edmonton, AB, T5K 1R5.

Our thoughts are with Caroline’s family at this time.

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Ian MacLean

The SOBHD are saddened to hear of the loss of Ian MacLean, a member of the SOBHD Judges’ panel, who passed away suddenly on Friday 24th June 2016.

His funeral will take place on Thursday 7th July at 11am at Thomas Cuthell Funeral Directors, Bo’ness road, Grangemouth, FK3 8AF

Our thoughts are with Ian’s family at this time.

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Helen Ford, Retirement Presentation

Presentations were made at the May Board meeting to Helen Ford on her retirement as Director of Administration.

Helen is pictured with SOBHD Chairman Christine Lacey MBE and Vice President Linda Rankin.

We wish Helen a long and happy retirement.

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Congratulations, Celia Orr

Many congratulations to SOBHD Independent Member Celia Orr, who has been awarded a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list for services to Highland Dancing and charity.

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SOBHD Conference and UK Champion of Champions Presentation & Dinner

Tickets are now available for the SOBHD UK Champion of Champions Dinner which will be held at the Marriott Dalmahoy on Saturday 19th November.

Professionals (Teachers and Judges) can also now register for the SOBHD Conference which will be held at the same venue on Sunday 20th November.

Please see the attached document for information and registration details.

2016 AGM and Conference

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