Aims & Objectives

Image courtesy of Richard
The aims & objectives are based on the principle of looking to the future, rather than harping back to the past, whilst maintaining the principles that have been the building blocks of Round Dancing in the UK. 

The Round Dance Council - Seeks to promote Round Dancing in the UK via educating, training, encouraging and informing. (Organising Workshops for Cuers & Dancers).

Is to facilitate cuer/teacher support and education and to assist in the growth of cuer/ teacher training and leadership skills, providing a formal teaching structure, within a friendly and supportive environment to encourage learning.           Image courtesy of Richard Stevens

It is to be transparent in its dealing with all.

Is to promote clear standards, e.g. RAL terminology and Code of Ethics. 

Will increase knowledge and proficiency in all dance rhythms and phases amongst cuers, teachers and dancers. 

Will recruit new cuers/teachers from current dancers and encourage 'Angel' dancers for cuer practice wherever possible.

Recent Announcements

  • Featured Figure This is the Emphasis Figure for Spring 2017.  Cuers who are members of Callers Club (SDCCGB) will have access to the full definition in the Members Only section of the ...
    Posted 25 Feb 2017, 17:09 by Stephen Pearson
  • Multi Cuer Round Dance The Round Dance Council are putting on a multi cuer dance on the 28th January in Steventon Oxon.  The AGM will take place during the 30 minute tea break and ...
    Posted 20 Jan 2017, 01:39 by RDC Admin
  • Notice Board Published In order to promote the work of the Round Dance Council to the round dance community in the UK we have launched a single page quarterly notice board poster.  It ...
    Posted 5 Dec 2016, 02:28 by Stephen Pearson
  • Halloween Open Meeting The RDC have their Next Open Meeting on Sunday the 30th October 2016 in Barrow Suffolk. All Round Dancers are very welcome to attend and take part. The session starts ...
    Posted 7 Oct 2016, 10:12 by RDC Admin
  • Third New Rounds Club of the Year A new rounds club Matt's Twirlin' 2 Steppers has just announced it will be starting up on the 4th November. The venue is the village hall in Todwick near ...
    Posted 6 Oct 2016, 02:37 by Stephen Pearson
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