Thornhill Scottish Country Dancers

Thornhill is a small rural village situated in the heart of Dumfries and Galloway, close to Drumlanrig Castle, the ancestral home of the Duke of Buccleuch and Queensberry. The Thornhill group is a long established team, which now comprises of dancers aged 11 to 40+. They have danced many times in various locations.

They have toured Indonesia, Malaysia and Brunei, sponsored by the British Council and also performed in Korea and Japan. Nearer to home they have attended folk festivals in Holland, Belgium, Germany and France, as well as competitions throughout Britain. The group has an adult and a youth team, which both have won many festivals throughout the years.

The team is accompanied by the bagpipes or a Scottish Country Dance band, and have also toured along with the Buccleuch and Queensberry Pipe Band. The groups’ programme consists of reels, jigs and strathspeys, as well as ladies step dances and men’s highland sword dances.


Registered Charity: SC041977