Hertsmere Dance
7.30 - 11 pm Saturday 19 January 2019

Tilbury Hall, UR Church, Darkes Lane, Potters Bar EN6 1BZ
Members £8; non-members £10.

Please bring some food on a plate ready to serve

  Burns Night
Arran Chase
Peggy Dewar
White Heather Jig
Dagmar's Fancy
The Zoologist
Iona Reel
Tribute to the Borders
Garry Strathspey
Good Hearted Glasgow
Paisley Weavers
It's Just For Fun
Up Helly Aa'
Sauchie Haugh

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BURNS NIGHT (J 8x32) 2C (4C set)

1M+2L cross RH, 1L+2M cross RH, 2s+1s Set+Link, to (1).(2).
1L+2M cross RH, 1M+2L cross RH, 2s+1s Set+Link back to original places
1s+2s half turn RH, slip step for 2 bars down & 2 bars back; half turn BH (PdB) to face up
1s+2s dance Allemande.


1s cast to 2nd place, 2s+1s+3s set, 1s turn RH to face 3rd corner (position) as 2s & 3s chase clockwise to other end.
1s dance 1/2 reel with 1st corners, 1s turn partner RH to face 2nd corner while
2s & 3s chase clockwise to other end.
1s dance 1/2 reel with 2nd corners, 1s turn RH to end in 2nd place b-to-b facing own side while
2s & 3s set & change places RH on side.
1s dance Double Triangles; 2s+3s cross RH to own sides as
1s turn to face opp sides; 1s pass R/Sh to 2nd place own side.


1s set & cross out RH below 2s, cast down behind 3s,
lead up to face 1st corners.
1s set to 1st crnr, turn RH to face 4th crnr, dance 1/2 LSh reels across
(1L+2s & 1M+3s); finish facing 3rd crnr positions.
1s set to 3rd crnr positions, turn RH, dance 1/2 LSh reel of 3 (1L+3s, 1M+2s)
end 1M between 2s facing down & 1L between 3s facing up.
1s turn LH 1-1/2 times in middle then RH T-pots (1L with 2s, 1M with 3s)


1s turn RH & cast to 2nd place, turn 1-1/2 LH to finish between 2s facing opposite sides.
1s+2s dance Reel of 4 across; 1s pass R/Sh to face 1st corners.
1s turn corner, partner, corner, partner, to finish between 3s facing opposite sides.
1s+3s dance Reel of 4 across; 1s finish in middle between 3s & 4s.
1s turn LH, cast to 4th place on own side & turn RH


1s, 2s and 3s petronella to centre and set.
All turn RH 3/4 to opp sides, join nearer hands and set
All dance crossing reels of 3 on sides to finish on own sides -
1s start by crossing between 2s and 3s; 2s and 3s likewise from the top of the set.
1M and 1L dance mirror figs 8 round M and W respectively, dancing down middle of set to begin, NHJ when possible.
All dance progressive grand chain:
1s turn RH while 2M and 3M (also 2W and 3W) change places RH.
2s turn LH while 1M and 3M (also 1W and 3W) change places LH.
3s turn RH while 1M and 2M (also 1W and 2W) change places RH.
1s turn LH while 3M and 2M (also 3W and 2W) change places LH.
End 2,3,1.


1s cross down between 2s+3s and cast to R to face 3M/2L;
dance 1/2 L/Sh reel of 3 across (1M with 3s, 1L with 2s); end facing 1st corner (pstn)
1s dance two 1/2 diag reels of 4 and end in Double Triangles (facing opp side)
1s dance Double Triangles and end in middle facing opp sides R/Sh-R/Sh
1s dance LHA (1M with 3s at top and 1L with 2s); 1M followed by 3M+3L also
1L followed by 2L+2M pass R/Sh diag across to change ends and loop round to R to end on own side 2.1.3.

IONA REEL (R 8x32)

1s and 2s, nearer hands joined, set, and dance RH across half way
1s and 3s, nearer hands joined, set, and dance LH across half way
1s dance fig 8 around 3s above them
1s taking NH lead up between 3s, dance behind 2s to original place. 2s and 3s move down
1s, 2s and 3s join nearer hands and set
1s cast one place while 2s cross diag to top giving RH, and 3s cross RH to original place
2s, 1s and 3s dance reel of 3 on sides, 1L L/Sh to 3L; 1M R/Sh to 3M.


1s cross RH & cast 1 place, turn RH 1-1/2 times to finish in promenade hold facing 2M.
1s dance 1/2 R/Sh reel of 3 on M side, cross & dance 1/2 reel on W side;
end facing 3L (now at the top).
1s set to 3L, turn & set to 2L, turn & set to 2M, turn & set to 3M ending with 3s, 1s, & 2s in centre, ready for
3s+1s+2s Allemande.


1s+2s also 3s+4s half Rs & Ls
1s+4s (middle couples) half Rs & Ls
2s+4s, also 1s+3s, circle 4 hands round to L half way
2s+3s (middle couples) 4 hands round to R half way (now 4321, all opp side)
1s lead up 3 places to top; middles face ends for Highland Schottische setting;
All half chain; reels of 4 on sides.


1s turn RH, cast to 2nd place,
turn partner LH 1-1/4 times to finish 1M facing down & 1L facing up.
1L dances RH across with 2s & 1M with 3s,
1s pass R/Sh and dance LH across with other couple
1s lead down the middle & back to 2nd place own side.
2s+1s+3s circle 6 hands round & back.

CLANSMAN (R 8x32) 2C

1s cross RH & cast; 1s+2s dance 1/2 RHA & set.
1s+2s dance Rs & Ls, ending with M turning W into centre to form a line across.
1s+2s dance the Targe :-
1L & 2L dance RHA 1/2 way while M dance anti-clockwise 1/4 way
1M with 2L, also 1L with 2M, full turn LH.
1L & 2L dance RHA 1/2 way while M dance anti-clockwise 1/4 way
1M with 2L, also 1L with 2M, turn LH to finish on sides, 1s facing up & 2s facing down.
2s+1s set facing on side, turn to face partner & set;
1s lead up crossing RH & cast to 2nd place on own side

PAISLEY WEAVERS (S 3x32) 3C 2s imp.

1s cross down RH & cast down behind 3s, cross up & cast up round 2s
1s+2s+3s dance Grand Chain
1s+2s dance Ladies Chain
1s+2s dance 1/2 R&L, 1s+3s dance 1/2 R&L.


1s cross RH, cast, dance 1/2 figs 8 (1M round 2s, 1L round 3s); end facing 1st corner.
1s dance 1/2 reel with 1st crnrs, pass L/Sh & dance RHA (1M at top & 1L at foot). 1s end facing 2nd crnrs.
1s dance 1/2 reel with 2nd corners, pass L/Sh to dance RHA, 1M with 2L+3L (on M side) & 1L with 2M+3M.
1s 1/2 turn LH while 2s+3s change places RH on sides;
1M dances up & 1L down, cast on own side while corners set & cross RH & all set.

UP HELLY AA (R 4x48) 4C

1s & 4s turn RH 3/4 to finish in line up and down, M facing partner and facing up.
1s & 4s dance half R/Sh reel of 4.
1s & 4s turn partner RH 3/4 and finish facing out.
1s with 3s (also 2s with 4s) dance double fig 8 (1s & 4s cast, 2s & 3s cross to start).
All set once. W dance L/Sh round their partner and back to place.
All set once. M dance R/Sh round their partner and back to place.
1s with 3s, also 2s with 4s, dance RHA for 3 bars, then LH back.
1s (at the foot) cast up to 3rd place, 4s (at top) cast to 2nd place,
while 3s lead down to 4th and 2s lead up to 1st place.
1s with 4s dance Rs & Ls, starting RH on the side.


1s lead down the middle & back; face down
1s+2s dance Rondel.
2s+1s adv & retire, turn partner 2H & circle 4H round to left.
2s+1s dance diamond Poussette all the way round.


1s cast 1 place, cross LH & cast round their 2nd crnrs to face 1st crnr.
1s dance reel of 3 on opposite sides (passing 1st corner RSh).
1s dance 12 bars Figure of 8 Grand Chain:-
1L changes pl RH on side with 2M as
1M changes pl RH on side with 3L as
2L changes pl RH diagonally with 3M;
2s also 3s change pl LH on side as
1s change pl LH diagonally ;
all repeat these positional changes for another 8 bars.
1s set & cross RH.

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