The White Rose festival is an outdoors dance festival organised by the Leeds branch, with teams from around the country and live music and piping.
The afternoon format is massed dancing for adults and children, highland dancing and demonstration dancing.
In the evening there is a social dance with a live band.
A field of dancers


The White Rose Festival started in 1953.
For 43 years the Leeds club organised the festival, this was followed by York SCD Club for six years and then the Leeds Branch.

The program

Details on the festival can be seen on the White Rose festival website.

This video shows Sheffield RSCDS branch dancing a 2016 demonstration dance Swings and Roundabouts. The dance was devised by one of their members and published in Third Sheaf Collection Diamond Jubilee 1955 - 2015.