Scots of Victoria

Balmoral Highland Dancing Society Inc.

Member Society Name:
Balmoral Highland Dancing Society Inc.
PresidentTrish Forrest
SecretaryYvonne Baker
Contact Details
Yvonne Baker
407 Evans Road
Office Bearers
  • Suzanne Gregory : Treasurer
  • Narelle Forrest : Publicity Officer
  • Narelle Forrest : Competition Secretary
  • Jan Meloury : Senior Highland Dancing Teacher
  • To provide Highland Dancing opportunities for children and adults throughout the North-east Victoria
  • Classes are available at Beechworth, Shepparton, Wangaratta, and Undera.
  • To forge friendships with others through exposure to related Scottish Cultural functions.
Short history:Una Gales(neeSmith)and Mrs Smith were instrumental in the establishment of the Society in Wangaratta and its further developement to include the areas of Moyhu, Whorouly, Beechworth, Burramine, Youanmite, and Undera.
Rose Couttie, retired in 2009 after forty-five years teaching.
Life MembersAnne Simpson:Una Gales:Brian Gales:Bob Hunter:Kylie Coatsworth:Rose Couttie. Bev Jones, Pat Mills, Suzanne Gregory, Trish Forrest, Alissa Rhodes, Sheela Keenan,              Yvonne Baker
Meetings:First Thursday of the Month
  • Family Socials
  • Committee Break-up.
  • Orange and Green Day
  • Dance-outs at Nursing Homes
  • Reel Party
  • Four Local Workshops.
  • Six Open Competitions.
  • Family Break-up Party
  • Presentation Day
2011 Calendar

Highland Dancing Competitions
12pm on the following Dates

    • 17th September  Wangaratta Competition
    • 8th October at Wangaratta Show
    • 15th October   Benalla Show
    • 22nd October at Myrtleford Show
    • 5th November at Beechworth Celtic Festival


Established:1949 in Wangaratta
  • Victorian Scottish Union.