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Rushden & District Caledonian Society

On the 15th February 1950 the founding meeting of this Society was held at Rollie Cox's cafe in Rushden.

Rushden Echo & Argus, 3rd January 1958, transcribed by Kay Collins

Caledonian Tradition at Waverley Hall
NEW YEAR celebrations were in traditional style at the Rushden and District Caledonian Society's dinner and dance at the Waverley Hall on Tuesday.

The evening opened with a dinner, at which a short speech was made by the president (Mr. R. Black), who was introduced to the company by the vice-president (Mr. V. Rhind).

some of the members

The dances included Scottish, old time and modern styles, and after the singing of "A Guid New Year" and "Auld Lang Syne" at midnight, closed with an eightsome reel. Mr. L. C. Mitchell was M.C.

The Society held its 60th Anniversary celebration at the Sharnbrook Hotel in 2010, when members enjoyed a dinner dance.

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