Come Dancing 2019

Come Dancing with Poppyscotland is back for 2019!

In 2018 our first ever Come Dancing event took place and raised a staggering £21,031.70!

Our 2019 event is taking place at Macdonald Drumossie Hotel in Inverness on Saturday 9th March 2019. 

Captain Paul Naismith & Ruth Hirst lifting the 2018 Come Dancing with Poppyscotland trophy.







Meet our class of 2019! 

Our 8 couples have been selected and are being put through their paces with Toe 2 Toe dance where they will learn one Latin and one Ballroom dance.  Each couple will receive 12 private lessons from Toe2Toe Dance before facing the judges to win the coveted Come Dancing with Poppyscotland trophy!

Come Dancing with Poppyscotland class of 2019

Come Dancing with Poppyscotland class of 2019

Couple 1: Audrey & Paul – dancing the Quickstep and Rumba

Couple 2: Liz & Alistair – dancing the Foxtrot and Jive

Couple 3: Amy & Michael – dancing the Tango & Cha Cha Cha

Couple 4: Samantha & Barry – dancing the Waltz & Paso Doble

Couple 5: Brenda & Sammy – dancing the Tango and Rumba

Couple 6: Emma & Graham (sponsored by Woodblocx) – dancing the Foxtrot and Jive

Couple 7: Jo & Michael – dancing the Quickstep and Cha Cha Cha

Couple 8: Leeann & Liam – dancing the Waltz & Paso Doble


Corporate sponsorship

Our dancers are now seeking Corporate Sponsorship to contribute to the cost of their dance costumes. Dancer sponsorship is £250.

There are various other sponsorship opportunities available. If you’re interested in supporting the event in any way please contact Frances at or on 01463 701764.



Tickets are now on sale if you would like to be in our audience on the night of the 9th March at the stunning Macdonald Drumossie Hotel.  

Tickets are £29 per person which includes a drink on arrival, a buffet and a Strictly experience that you will never forget! Plus you can dance the night away at our disco until 1 am!  Tables seat 12.

To buy your tickets contact Frances on or on 01463 701764.


A big thank you to our event sponsors without whom this event would not be possible: 

We can only hold this event due to the generosity of our amazing sponsors. If you are interested in sponsoring the event or one of our dancers please contact Frances on 01463 701764 or email


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