2022 Articles

One kilt, so many stories
Loralee Hyde: Fun and friendship down south
Aileen Logie: Scottish/Irish Music Connections
Dancing shoes: What to wear on your feet?
Anne Holmstead: A toe-tapping return to dancing

One kilt, so many stories

About 70 years ago Jane Aim’s mother ordered a Lindsay tartan kilt for her made by Mr McPhee in Wellington. Find out the many stories of the history of this kilt since then

Loralee Hyde: Fun and friendship down south

During a tour around the south of the South Island at the beginning of April, Loralee was fortunate to stay in Dunedin on a Monday night, which is when Ceilidh Club dances at St Johns Church Hall in Roslyn. See more about her evening of fun and friendship

Aileen Logie: Scottish/Irish Music Connections

Aileen’s musical life in Scotland started as a child in a family of musicians, surrounded by music. There are lots of musical treats in store in this article from Aileen as she talks about the relationship between Scottish and Irish music

Dancing shoes: What to wear on your feet?

There is a range of dancing shoes you can choose from. Find out more about the different types of shoes and where to buy them

Anne Holmstead: A toe-tapping return to dancing

In January 2021, Anne saw the club’s ads for beginners’ classes, bringing back memories of the fun she’d had dancing as a teenager in the 1970s. See Anne’s story of returning to dancing at Johnsonville

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