29th Annual Highland Gathering

The Jurys Inn Hotel

29th ANNUAL UKA HIGHLAND GATHERING

AT THE

JURYS INN HOTEL, ABERDEEN AIRPORT, Argyll Road, Dyce, Aberdeen, AB21 0AF

FRIDAY 8TH, SATURDAY 9TH & SUNDAY 10TH FEBRUARY 2019

 

Friday 8th

Open Examination Centre for Professional and Amateur Exams will be available.

Entries and Application forms to be sent to Rhona at rhonaelawrence@btinternet.com

or 14 Eider Road, Newburgh, Ellon AB41 6FD by 20th January 2019.

Examiners CPD Training on Friday 9th February:  All examiners should attend

4.30 pm to 6:00 pm for SQA Grades (For SQA examiners only)

6:10 pm to 7:10 pm for Assessment Sessions

Names to Rhona by 20th January

FRIDAY 8TH FEBRUARY: 8.00 PM - MEET UP WITH YOUR FRIENDS IN THE GLENGARRY SUITE.

Pupil's Workshop (Click to view)

SATURDAY 9TH

BALLROOM

10.00. 2019 Championship Steps - Deryck, Rhona, Wilma

11:00. 2019 Premiership Nationals - Deryck, Rhona, Wilma

12:00. Core Strength - Marielle Lesperance

13:00. Ballroom Taster - Joan Martin

14:00. New Zealand Irish Jigs/Hornpipes - Crystel Benton

15:00. Broadswords - Dawn Fraser

16:00. Mindfulness and Relax Kids - Serena Wilson

 

PREMIER SUITE (lectures for the junior members - participation only)

10:00. Warm Up - Duncan Slessor

11.00. Jig/Hornpipe Intros and for Beginners - Iona Black

12.00. Freestyle - Duncan Slessor

13:00. Beginners Highland - Sarah Scobie

14:00. Core Strength - Marielle Lesperance

15:00. Choreography - Candice Walker

16:00. New Zealand Irish Steps - Crystel Benton    

                   

SUNDAY 10TH

BALLROOM

10:00. Rhythm & Beat - Donald MacPhee

11:00. Methods of Motivation - Marielle Lesperance

12:00. Hebridean - Elizabeth Low

13:00. Choreography - Candice Walker

14:00. UKA Scottish Nationals - Debra-Ann Brown

15.00. The Future of Highland Dancing - Marielle Lesperance

 

PREMIER SUITE

10.00. Warm Up - Jemma Crawford

11.00. Common Faults in Ballet - Beryl Johnson

12:00. Ballet - Jacqueline Casey

13:00. Acro - Jemma Crawford

14:00. Tap - Beryl Johnson

15.00. Advanced Ballroom and Latin - Joan Martin

 

THE UKA ANNUAL HIGHLAND GATHERING DINNER AND CEILIDH

OPEN TO ALL DANCERS, TEACHERS, PARENTS AND FRIENDS

An evening of entertainment dancing to The Cutting Edge Ceilidh Band

SATURDAY 9TH FEBRUARY 2018, JURYS INN HOTEL, ABERDEEN AIRPORT

Demonstrations and Performances during the evening for your entertainment

Junior World Highland Champion and Oscar Winner: Michelle Gordon

Adult Oscar Winner: Candice Walker

Adult World Highland Champion: Marielle Lesperance

 

MENU

7:00PM FOR 7:30PM

Barley Broth with Chicken Stock

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Roast Chicken Breast, Skirlie Stuffing, Gravy with Sweet Lemon Glazed Carrots, Steamed Broccoli, Cauliflower Mornay with Roast and Boiled Baby Potatoes

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Warm Lemon Meringue Pie with Raspberry Coulis

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Tea, Coffee & Chocolate Mints

Vegetarian Option - Goats Cheese and Spinach Tart with Sun Dried Tomato Salsa.

 

For accommodation bookings please contact the hotel directly by Phone: 01224 725252

Special rates available quote “UKA”  £35 per person Bed and Breakfast per night. 

Booking Code is JIUKAA080219

Jurys Inn Aberdeen Airport is the perfect choice if you’re looking for luxury and comfort on the doorstep of Scotland’s second busiest International airport. The terminal is a short stroll away or you can take the complimentary shuttle bus door-to-door. Further afield, Aberdeen city centre is just five miles away.

Further details and Ceilidh tickets from Rhona Lawrence

14 Eider Road, Newburgh, Ellon, Aberdeenshire, AB41 6FD

01358 789492 (after 10:00pm) or rhonaelawrence@btinternet.com

Ceilidh Tickets: Bookings by 4th February 2019 - Adults £35.00, 12 years & under £17.50, (payable to “UKAdance”)

There will be a Professional video recording of the weekend to purchase if required so no personal videoing is allowed.