About

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

History

In 2016 the White Rose festival was in it's 62nd year.
For 43 years the Leeds club organised the festival, this was followed by York SCD Club for six years and the Leeds Branch for the last 12 years.

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.