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Valerie Geddes

The RSOBHD are saddened to hear of the passing of Valerie Geddes who passed on Sunday 20th November 2022.  Valerie was a former RSOBHD Adjudicator and a RSOBHD Honorary Member. Valerie was instrumental in starting the Highland Dancing Teachers Association

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2022 World Champions

Many congratulations to our 2022 World Champions: Lily Kelman, Inverness– World Juvenile Champion; Annalise Lam, British Columbia – World Junior Champion; Marielle Lesperance, Nova Scotia – World Adult Champion. Photograph courtesy of Ronnie Cairns Photography

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Margaret Todd

The RSOBHD are saddened to hear of the passing of Margaret Todd who passed on Monday 20th June 2022.  Mrs Todd was a former long-standing member of the RSOBHD Technical and Judges’, a former RSOBHD Independent Member as well as

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Queen’s Birthday Honours List

Many congratulations to RSOBHD Adjudicator and Independent Member Frances Paterson who has been awarded the Medal of the Order of the British Empire (BEM) in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list for services to Music and Dance Education for Young People.

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Maree Allen OAM

The RSOBHD are saddened to hear of the passing of Maree Allen OAM, a former member of the RSOBHD Judges Panel, who passed on Thursday 24 March 2022. Maree was instrumental in forming the Australian Board of Highland Dancing (ABHDI)

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Margaret Callender

The RSOBHD are saddened to hear of the passing of Margaret Callender, a former member of the RSOBHD Judges Panel, who passed on Monday 21st February 2022. Our thoughts are with Margaret’s many many friends at this time.

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Irene Baird

The RSOBHD are saddened to hear of the passing of Irene Baird, a former member of the RSOBHD Judges Panel, who passed on Thursday 3rd February 2022. Our thoughts are with Irene’s family and many friends at this time.

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Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo – Tattoo Dance Company

Applications for the 2022 Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo Dance Company are now being accepted. Applications close 14th January 2022. 2022 Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo – Tattoo Dance Company Application Form

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Virginia International Tattoo – Team Application Form 2022

Applications for the 2022 Virginia International Tattoo Dance Team are now being accepted. Applications close 14th January 2022. 2022 Virginia International Tattoo Highland Dancer Application Form

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Assemble and Leap 2021!

In celebration of the 70th anniversary of the RSOBHD (although celebrating a year late!) and with the support of Creative Scotland, ‘Assemble and Leap’ is back! Following the success of the incredible 2010 show, we are once again bringing together

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