Hertsmere Dance
7.30 - 11 pm Saturday 21 July 2018

Music by the Caledonian Reelers

Tilbury Hall, UR Church, Darkes Lane, Potters Bar EN6 1BZ
Members £10; non-members £12.

Please bring some food on a plate ready to serve

  Maxwell's Rant
Byron Strathspey
Summer Assembly
Raven's Dance
Blue Mess Jacket
Glenalmond Gamekeeper
Bees of Maggieknockater
Festival Fling
Butterscotch & Honey
Joie de Vivre
Polharrow Burn
Margaret Parker Strathspey
Moffat Weavers
Mrs Stuart Linnell
Wind on Loch Fyne
Muirland Willie

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1s cross to dance mirror reels of 3 on opposite sides.
1s cross to dance mirror reels of 3 on own sides.
1s cross RH, cast to 2nd place & dance half figure of 8 round 2s, end 2.1.3.
1s lead down between the 3s, cast up to 2nd place; 2s+1s+3s turn partners RH


1s set, cross RH down between 2s & cast down behind 3s
dance up centre to 2nd place to face out on opposite sides.
2s+1s+3s set (as double triangles) then 1s dance out & turn R about to face in
while 2s & 3s dance in & turn R about to face out.
2s+1s+3s set (in triangle formation), 1s dance in
while 2s & 3s dance out all turning R about for RH across.
2s+1s+3s dance RH across on sides,
1s pass R/Sh & dance LHA on other side (end in lines across, 1L in 2s & 1M in 3s)
Lines advance & retire, 1s turn RH 1-1/4 times to finish in 2nd place on own side.

BYRON STRATHSPEY (S 3x32) 3 couple set

All petronella into the centre, set to partner & turn BH 1-1/4 times back to place.
2s turn to right for RH T-pot; pass R/Sh for LH T-pot; end in prom hold.
2s in prom hold dance reel of 3 with 1s passing 1L R/Sh, finish 2s in centre at top.
2s+1s+3s dance Allemande.

SUMMER ASSEMBLY (R 88) Square set

All turn RH, W cast 1 place clockwise; all set to new partner; turn new partner RH, W cast on 1 place & set to new partner.
Repeat previous 16 bars but all turn LH & Men cast anti-clockwise.
1s+3s dance RH star then 1M & 3M followed by prtnrs dance clockwise outside of set back to original places. 2s & 4s repeat.
All W dance figs of 8 round their partners & corners (start by passing in front of partner).
All M dance figs of 8 round their partners & corners (start by passing in front of partner).
1s+3s change places (3s make arch) & set, repeat back to places (1s make arch); 2s & 4s repeat (4s make first arch)
All dance 8 hands round & back.


1s+2s dance double Figs 8 (1s cross down, 2s start out & up)
1s dance reflection reels of 3 on opp sides; end facing down (W on M's right)
1s (1L leading, R/Sh to 2M) dance an Alternating Tandem R/Sh reel of 3 across with 2s;
end in centre facing down
1s dance down between 3s, cast up 1 place (opp sides), lead up between 2s,
cross out & cast to 2nd place own side.


2s followed by 1s lead down the middle,
1s cross & cast up to top & turn in to face 2s who have danced back up to place.
1s dance 1/2 reel of 4 with 2s, turn partner RH to face 3s,
1s dance 1/2 reel of 4 with 3s, turn partner RH to face 4s
1s dance 1/2 reel of 4 with 4s, turn RH to end in 4th place opp side, all set.
All petronella to centre, set, petronella to own side, set.


1s cross to dance mirror reels of 3 on opp sides; 1s & 3s end in centre facing down/up.
1s+3s dance Ladies Chain ending with 1M facing W side & 3M facing M side with partners behind them.
1M & 3M (followed by partners) cast and dance a Fig 8 round 2s, passing firstly L/Sh in middle and then R/Sh to end (1).2.3.
1s+2s+3s dance 6 hands round & back.
1s+2s set & dance 3/4 double fig 8 (1s cast, 2s cross); 1s end in 2nd place 2.1.3.


1s cross RH, cast 1 place & dance RHA with 3s,
finish with 1L+3M & 1M+3L in prom hold facing out to pass corner person R/Sh.
All dance four 1/2 Reels of 3 on sides,
1s+3s changing partners in centre at end of each 1/2 Reel.
Finish in centre, 1s facing down NHJ & 3s facing up.
1s dance between 3s turning 3s with nearer hand 1-1/2 times,
cross over to own side & turn 4th person on own side 1-1/2 times (M RH & W LH)


1s set, cross RH, cast 2 places & dance up to face 1st corner
1s set to 1st corner & change places RH,
Corners (2M, 3L) pass L/Sh to face 2nd corners (M facing M, W facing W)
2M, 3L, set to 2nd corners (3M, 2L), change places RH;
3M, 2L, pass L/Sh to face 1s (3M facing 1M, 2L facing 1L)
3M, 2L, set to 1M, 1L, change places RH;
1s end facing opp sides as for double triangles
All set, corners chase 1 place clockwise while
1s Pas-d-B round each other to face down on own side (1L on L of 1M)
1s dance down between 3s, cast up to 2nd place,
dance up between 2s & cast down to 2nd place.


1s set & 1/2 turn RH into prom hold; dance 1/2 RSh reel of 3 with 2s.
1s dance 1/2 LSh Reel of 3 with 3s, then 1/2 RSh Reel of 3 with 4s.
1s followed by 4s+3s+2s cast up on opposite sides to top,
cross over to own side (Lady passing in front of partner) & down own side.
All set to partner & turn BH into 4 hands round (2s with 3s; 4s with 1s).


1s set, cast, dance down between 3s & cast up to 2nd place own side.
2s+1s+3s turn RH & chase 1/2 way round clockwise.
3s+1s+2s dance DoSiDo, set on sides & 1/2 turn partner RH for Allemande.
3s+1s+2s dance Allemande.


1s & 3s cross RH, cast 1 place & dance 1/2 figure of 8 round couple above them.
1s & 3s turn RH then LH (long turns) to face 1st corners while
2s & 5s cross RH & chase clockwise to other end of set.
1s & 3s dance diag 1/2 Reel of 4 with 1st corners then 2nd corners.
1s & 3s dance diag 1/2 Reel of 4 with 3rd corner, turn partner LH & cast down 1 place.


1s lead down, cross out below 2s, cast round 3s, lead up;
1M dances RH T-pot with 2L+3L as 1L dances LH with 2M+3M
1M+2L also 1L+2M continue turn so 1s are in 2nd pl; 1s turn BH 3/4, to form two circles
1M+2s also 1L+3s circle 3 hands round to L; end in lines of 3 across, all facing down.
Lines dance down, turn right about, dance back; top line turns to face down
All set; cross RH; set
1s cast into 2nd place while 2s & 3s change places RH with person opposite.


All dance interlocking reels of 4 passing partner R/Sh.
1s+3s dance Mans chain (cross LH in centre)
1s pass partner R/Sh & weave out & in to meet partner behind 3s,
in between 3s & cross to place (M turns partner under his arm)
All dance 8 hands round & back. Repeat with 2s, 3s, 4s, as leaders.


1s set & cast, 2s+1s+3s set
1s adv setting & pivot right to face out on own side while
2L & 3M petronella to R to diamond formation (2L at top centre, 3M at foot) and while
2M & 3L cast into 2nd place, with 1M facing 2M & 1L facing 3L in a line across.
1s 1/2 reel of 4 across with 2M & 3L, 1s 3/4 turn LH to 1L facing up & 1M down
(M faces M, and W faces W), 1s change pl RH with facing person (2L & 3M).
2L+3M dance 1/2 reel of 4 with 1s, 2L+3M 3/4 turn LH to 3M facing W side (M facing M) and
2L facing M side in line across; change place RH with facing person (2M & 3L).
2M+3L dance 1/2 reel of 4 across with 3M+2L to end 2M facing M side (M facing M)
All set, 2s & 3s 3/4 turn RH onto sides while 1s set & pivot right 3/4
to form a circle with 1s+2s+3s all facing clockwise.
All chase clockwise (8 bars), 1s turn RH in centre after 4 bars to end on own side 2.1.3.

WIND ON LOCH FYNE (S 3x32) 3C triangle

1s cross over (M between 3s, W between 2s) & dance figs 8 back to top; turn RH 1/2 way to face partner.
All face partner, dance interlocking R/Sh reels of 4; finish by turning Men RH into centre.
Men dance LH across round 2 places while W dance clockwise 1 place; turn partner RH; repeat, ending in triangular set.
All set & dance 6 hands round halfway for 2 steps, turn partner both hands
continue to dance 6 hands round to new positions (1 place anti-clockwise).


1s dance down middle, cross over & cast up to 2nd pl
while 2s set and cross RH to 3rd pl
and while 3s cast up to 1st place & cross RH.
All set & 1/2 turn BH to own side. Repeat 8 bars from new positions.
1s lead up to 1st place (4 bars), set once, set with 2s.
1s+2s Poussette.


1s dance Inveran Reels of 3
1s cross RH, cast, turn RH to face 1st corners
1s follow path of half diag reel of 4 while 1st corners advance, 1/2 turn RH, pull R/Sh back and dance out to exchange places
1s pass R/Sh and repeat 4 bars with 2nd corners, finishing facing 3rd corner position (3).(1).(2).
1s dance 1/2 L/Sh reels of 3 across (1M with 3s, 1L with 2s) then 1/2 R/Sh reels of 3 on own side.

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