All Social & Sporting

All Social & Sporting

Canberra Highland Dancing Academy

Canberra Highland Dancing Academy is an organisation committed to growing and encouraging the next generation of highland dancers in Canberra. Their qualified teachers bring a combined 50+ years of competitive highland dancing experience, in addition to performing in numerous overseas tattoos and shows throughout Australia. 

CONTACT:
Alison Dell – [email protected] 

Website: https://www.facebook.com/canberrahighlanddancingacademy 

Burns Club Social Golf

CONTACT:

Scotty Boyd

Email[email protected]

Burns Club Pipe Band

Established in 1928 as the Burns Club Pipe Band the Burns Club Pipe Band has competed throughout Australia with great success. 

CONTACT:

Bill Nicholson, Chairman

Website: https://bcpb.com.au

Burns Club Snooker Club

CONTACT:

Mark O’Neill

Email[email protected]

Burns Football Club

Burns Football Club provides opportunities for men, women and juniors to play social football (‘soccer’) irrespective of their age, race or skill level.

For more information: 

Website: www.burnsfc.com 

Facebook: www.facebook.com/burnsfc/ 

Email: [email protected]

Burns Club Darts

Due to COVID-19 and the current restrictions in place by the government, state dart competitions and social darts that are held at the Burns Club are currently on hold. 

CONTACT:

Tony Smith

Contact Number: 0400 051 877

Canberra College of Piping and Drumming

Established in 1998 to teach bagpipes and drums to promote pipe band music in the Canberra district.

CONTACT:

Athol Chalmers, President

Email: [email protected] 

Website: https://www.canberracollegepipesdrums.org

City of Queanbeyan Pipes and Drums

The Queanbeyan Pipes and Drums is led by Pipe Major, Richard Harris. 

The Band sees itself first and foremost as a Community band providing free performances for the Queanbeyan Community and where appropriate within Canberra and the surrounding area. 

The Band also considers being involved and supportive of other local bands and their activities is important to the cultural growth in the region.

CONTACT:

Marg Hackett, Secretary/Booking Officer

Website: https://www.facebook.com/CQBNPD/ 

Royal Scottish Country Dance Society, Canberra & District Branch

The RSCDS and other Scottish dance groups meet weekly from February to November for enjoyable, physical and mental dance activity. Classes are available every weekday at various locations around the city 

CONTACT:

Jack Arthur

Email: [email protected]

Website: https://www.rscds.org

Scottish Australian Heritage Council

Goals:

    • To foster within the Commonwealth of Australia that heritage brought to Australia by Scottish immigrants 
    • To maintain within Australia the heritage of Scottish Australians including music, literature, culture, language and history 
    • To encourage the continued use and survival of Scots Gaelic
    • To remind Australians of the Scottish heritage of their ancestors and to lift the perception of this Scottish heritage in Australia
    • To promote and organise events which aid in the preservation in Australia of Scottish music, literature, culture and history
    • To support and help other Scottish organisations with the same objectives 
    • To join in the celebration of Scottish festivals celebrated internationally including Tartan Day 
    • To promote liaison between groups and societies in Australia which promote or celebrate Scottish heritage 
    • To encourage, support and promote the genealogical and historical research and study of Scottish ancestry by individuals, families, clans and other Scottish societies 
    • To hold events to lift the perception and recognition of Australians of Scottish heritage including, whenever possible, a week of concentrated Scottish events, including Sydney Scottish Week

CONTACT: Malcolm Buchanan, President

Email: [email protected] 

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pg/scotauscouncil/about/ 

Website: https://www.scottishaustralianheritagecouncil.com.au