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Rosemary Breman

The RSOBHD are saddened to hear of the passing of Rosemary Breman, a former member of the RSOBHD Judges Panel, who passed away on Friday 9th October 2020. Our thoughts are with Rosemary’s family, friends and dancers at this time.

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Betty Lawrence

The RSOBHD are saddened to hear of the passing of Betty Lawrence, RSOBHD Honorary Member and former member of the RSOBHD Judges Panel, who passed away on Thursday 1st October 2020. Our thoughts are with Betty’s family at this time.

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Cathy Hynd

The RSOBHD are saddened to hear of the passing of Cathy Hynd, a former member of the RSOBHD Judges Panel, who passed away peacefully on Wednesday 29th July 2020 after a long battle with Alzheimers. Our thoughts are with Cathy’s

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Virtual Events

The RSOBHD Office Bearers have met with organisers of various “virtual” planned events as per the request from the Board membership at their recent meeting on May 17th.   Following on from those discussions the agreed outcome in those meetings

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Anne McIlroy

The RSOBHD are saddened to hear of the passing of Anne McIlroy, a  member of the RSOBHD Judges Panel, who passed away on Friday 10th April 2020 from coronavirus. Anne McIlroy – Dancer, Teacher, Adjudicator, Competition Organiser, World Champion and

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RSOBHD Judges Tests

The Royal Scottish Official Board of Highland Dancing, like most people, businesses and organisations, has been working hard to adapt to the unprecedented conditions delivered by the COVID-19 pandemic while conforming to the contingency measures being set by each of

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COVID-19 – UPDATE

The RSOBHD recommends that, in all affected areas, all events are cancelled/postponed for the health & safety of our community. As a worldwide governing body we are aware that the situation is changing on a daily basis and, therefore, the

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COVID-19 – UK Update

Many people will have seen the headline on Thursday 12th March that Scotland’s First Minister advised that mass gatherings of 500 people or more should be cancelled from the start of next week.  As far as we are aware the ban,

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New Year Honours

Many congratulations to Margaret MacInnes, member of the BATD, who has been awarded the Medal of the Order of the British Empire (BEM) in the 2020 New Year Honours list for services to Highland Dancing and the community.

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Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo – Tattoo Dance Company Application Form 2020

Applications for the 2020 Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo Dance Company are now being accepted. For further details please click on the application form below. https://www.edintattoo.co.uk/news/your-chance-to-perform-in-2020 Applications close 17th January  

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