Trinity Scottish Country Dance Group
In October 2010 Vision TV came to a Trinity Class and made this brief video for a station break:
takes place every Thursday from 8:00 to 10:00 pm. Our
winter, spring dancing in 2015 will run from from
January 8 to April 2 in 2015. Ordinarily dancing is
scheduled in Seeley Hall (as seen in
the two photos) on the second floor of Trinity College, 6 Hoskin Avenue, on the
University of Toronto campus. When Trinity College needs
Seeley Hall we are moved over to
Cartwright Hall in St.
Hilda's College (link is to map) on
Devonshire. The dancing schedule is as follows:
January 8 Seeley
January 15 Cartwright
January 22 Cartwright
January 29 Seeley
February 5 Seeley
February 12 Cartwright
February 19 Seeley
February 26 Seeley
March 5 Seeley
March 12 Cartwright
March 19 Seeley
March 26 Cartwright
Parking is available, and there are two subway stops nearby. Dancing is a cooperative effort. Volunteers bring milk and cookies for the tea break, with costs paid for from money collected.
To the left
and below is a Google map showing the locations of
Trinity College and St. Hilda's College. Seeley Hall is
in Trinity, up the centre stairs to the second floor on
your left. Cartwright Hall is straight across from St.
Hilda's main entrance.
You don't need to be Scottish. You don't need a partner. Everyone is welcome.
Parking is available off Devonshire behind Trinity for $6 (coins or credit card required for ticket dispenser) or on the street. The nearest subway stop is Museum on the Yonge/University line, St. George is the nearest stop on the Bloor/Danforth line.
The cost is $3.00 for
members of the Trinity Scottish Country Dance Group,
$5.00 for non-members. The annual membership fee is
$20 and is good for one calendar year from the date of
Scottish Country Dancing is a modern form of the `country dancing' popular in England and Scotland in the 18th century. It involves groups of six to ten people -- a `set' -- dancing to the driving strains of reels, jigs and strathspeys played on the fiddle, accordion, flute, piano, drums, etc. At Trinity, dances are briefed and walked through slowly before the music starts.
To find out more see this
page on the Strathspey Server.
Scottish Country Dancers in Seeley Hall
Photo by Liz Martin
Annual Seasonal Photo - December 4, 2014
Photo by Paul Barber
What do all these dancers attending the special Trinity Scottish Country Dance Group's 40th Anniversary Assembly on November 23, 2013 have in common? Click on the photo to find out and see more photos and the program of the special Trinity Assembly.
|This site was last updated on January 21, 2015|
|Scottish Country Dance Links:
Still more links, mostly to other
Scottish Country Dancing Groups
in North America
|For further information, call
Trinity Chair Paul Barber at (416) 534-0516, or Email: email@example.com
Our teacher is David Booz, and he can be reached at (416) 806-2669 or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
There is now a Scottish pub in Toronto, the Caledonian, near College and Ossington.
note that, although we have danced at Trinity since 1973
we are not formally affiliated with the College.