The British Association of Teachers of Dancing

Miss Jessie Stewart Haggarty MBE – “Her Heart Will Go On” Tribute dance

Continuing the BATD’s Sadie Simpson Highland Scholarship Lecture Series, Miss. Christine Lacey MBE will conduct another online class via the Zoom Platform.

The Tribute Dance “Her Heart Will Go On” will be presented on Sunday 27th September 2020 at 11am EST and 4pm UK. This will be followed with a Question and Answers session with Miss Christine Aitken on the RSOBHD Premiership Steps for 2020/2021.
Questions will be taken on the day and do not require to be submitted beforehand.

Please register before Monday 21st September 2020 by direct e-mail to:


Christine has been a member of the RSOBHD Technical Committee for around 40 years and the Judges Committee a little less. She has been Convenor of the Technical Committee and at present is the Convenor of the Judges Committee.

Christine is an Independent Member and was previously a Delegate for the BATD for many years. She is an RSOBHD Adjudicator and also a BATD Examiner. Christine is Immediate Past President of the BATD having been President from 2015 to 2018.

Christine teaches Highland on a regular basis each week and has been teaching now for 56 years. She is actively involved in all aspects of teaching, judging and examining Highland Dancing.


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RSOBHD Judges Panel Meeting

The BATD is delighted to announce that we have been granted permission from the RSOBHD to hold an RSOBHD Judges Panel meeting on Sunday 27th September 2020 at 6.30pm (UK) 1.30pm EST.

Any RSOBHD Judge who wishes to attend this meeting please contact Elizabeth Gollan – or +44 131 668 3965.

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