RSCDS Sheffield


60th Anniversary Book and CD - The Third Sheaf Collection of Scottish Country Dances

front cover of the third sheaf book of dances to celebrate out 60th anniversary

The Branch is celebrating its Diamond Jubilee with The Third Sheaf Book. The collection has instructions and music for 12 Scottish Country Dances devised by members of the Sheffield Branch of the RSCDS. The accompanying CD provides the music for all 12 dances played by Neil Barron and his Scottish Dance Band.


Cream Tea Strathspey (3 × 32)
The Damflask Strathspey Strathspey (3 × 32)
Fàilte gu Alba Reel (8 × 40)
The Hope Valley Reel Reel (8 × 40)
The Potter’s Wheel Reel (4 × 32)
Sheffield Castle Medley (S2 × 32 + R2 × 32)
Silverdale Strathspey Strathspey (4 × 32)
Swings and Roundabouts Medley (4 × (S32 + J32))
Swirling and Twirling Leaves Jig (8 × 32)
Toddle wi’ Joy Reel (8 × 40)
Wake Up Ones Jig (5 × 32)
The Winter Garden Strathspey (8 × 32)

To order your copy please use this form.

50th Anniversary Book and CD - The Second Sheaf Book

The Branch is celebrating 50 years with The Second Sheaf Book.
Sixteen dances devised by branch members to mark the occasion.

In addition a CD to accompany the book has been prepared and recorded by Ceol na h'Alba, led by Phill Jones. Some of the tunes have been specially composed by Phill.

Of Scottish Country Dances


Bannercross 4x32 Medley
A Dance for Dulcie 2x32 Strathspey
Darwin Lane 4x32 Reel
The Don Valley Reel 4x32 Reel
Double Eighty 4x32 Strathspey
Inversnaid Reel 8x32 Reel
The Island Strathspey 8x32 Strathspey
John Barleycorn 8x32 Jig
Logan Braes 8x32 Strathspey
Lullaby for a Baby 3x32 Medley
Mix n' Match 4x32 Strathspey
The Ringinglow Jig 4x32 Jig
The Sheaf Strathspey 4x32 Strathspey
The Sheffield Secretary 3x32 Strathspey
Strathaird 4x32 Strathspey
Wheel Done 8x32 Jig

Books and CDs are available from:

Ms Kate Bould
'Redlands', 15 North Road, Retford, DN22 7XF

40th Anniversary Book - The First Sheaf Book

The Branch is celebrating 40 years of dance with The First Sheaf Book.
Ten dances devised by branch members to mark the occasion.

Of Scottish Country Dances


Barbara's Jig 32 bar Jig
Corner Capers 32 bar Jig
The Doo'cot 32 bar Strathspey
The Kissing Gates 32 bar Strathspey
Ruby Wedding Strathspey 80 bar Strathspey
St John's of Abbeydale 32 barReel
Steel City Strathspey 32 bar Strathspey
Supertram 32 bar Jig
Totley Tunnel Centenary 32 bar Strathspey
The Woodland Reel 40 bar Reel

Download the book (pdf format)

Ken Jones Dances (cribs)

Triple Gold
This dance was devised by Ken Jones for the three 2006 Golden Wedding Anniversaries enjoyed by long time supporters of the Sheffield Branch RSCDS.