Hertsmere Dance
7.30 - 11 pm Saturday 16 November 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

  Welcome to Ayr
Falls of Rogie
Brisk Bob
The Frisky
Cuckoo Clock
Irene's Strathspey
Rutland Reel
St. Andrew's Fair
Anniversary Reel
Culla Bay
J.B. Milne
Inchmickery
John McAlpin
Flying Spur
Bauldy Bain's Fiddle
Langholm Fair
Glen Mor
Australian Ladies

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WELCOME TO AYR (J 8x32)

1s+2s dance double Fig of 8 (1s cross down to start)
1s turn 2s on sides (Men RH; W LH); 1s dance down to turn 3s on sides (M RH; W LH); 1s end facing 1st corners
1s dance 1/2 reel of 4 with corners & pass R/Sh to dance 1/2 reel of 4 with 2nd corners;
1s end in middle L/Sh to L/Sh facing own side
1M+3s (at top) also 1L+2s dance RHA (1s end 2nd place opp side); all chase clockwise 1/2 way to own side.


FALLS OF ROGIE (R 8x32)

1s cross RH & cast 1 place, 1s cross RH & cast 1 place to R (M up, W down).
1s dance 1/2 L/Sh reels of 3 across (1M with 2s, 1L with 3s), to lines across
All set, change place RH with opposite person.
2s+1s+3s chase clockwise: 1s dance for 4 steps & turn RH to face 1st crnr positions as
2s & 3s continue to complete full circle back to place (opp side)
1s dance two 1/2 diag reels of 4 with 1st corners (M-M) and 2nd corners,
pass R/Sh to 2nd place own side.


BRISK BOB (S 4x32) 4C: 3s, 4s improper

All dance 1/2 reels of 4 on sides
4s with 3s, also 2s with ls, dance RH star
All dance 1/2 reels of 4 on sides to own place
2s and 3s (in centre) dance LH star
All W cross dance passing partners LSh;
1L and 2L cast off to 3rd and 4th places, 3L and 4L cast up to 1st and 2nd places.
All M cross dance passing lady opposite RSh;
1M and 2M cast off to 3rd and 4th places, 3M and 4M cast up to 1st and 2nd places.
1L and 4L (in centre) change places RH then set to each other, while
1M and 4M set to each other then change place RH.
1s and 4s dance 4 hands round to the left.


FRISKY (J 8x32)

1s turn RH & cast down 1 place,
turn LH & cast down 1 place.
2s+3s+1s dance 6 hands round & back.
1s lead up to top & 1s+2s set twice;
1s+2s dance half Rs & Ls, set & cross back to own sides.


CUCKOO CLOCK (R 8x32)

1s+2s+3s dance mirror reels on own side (2s start out & up)
1s+2s dance double figures of 8 (1s cross; 2s cast)
(As Muirland Willie) -
1s dance down middle, cross & cast up to 2nd place on opp side,
while 2s set and cross RH to 3rd place on opp side,
and while 3s cast up to 1st place & cross RH to opp side
3s+1s+2s turn partner RH
3s+1s+2s set & link for 3 twice.


IRENE'S STRATHSPEY (S 3x32) 3C

1s set, cross RH & turn 2s LH 1-1/2 times on sides
1s+2s dance Ladies Chain
1s+2s+3s dance reels of 3 on sides (1s cross down LH to dance reels on own sides; end 2nd place own sides)
1s+3s dance RHA; 1s set advancing & cast to 3rd place.


RUTLAND REEL (R 8x40)

1s set and cast, cross between 3s and cast up to 2nd place opp sides
1s+2s dance Ladies Chain; end 1s facing down
Reel of 3 on sides, 1s giving R/Sh to 3s and 1s+3s half turn RH. 2.3.(1).
3s+1s dance Mens Chain; end 1L facing out with 1M ready to follow her
1L followed by 1M cast up and cross to own side to end 1s in 2nd place own side; 1s+3s circle 4H round to left.


ST. ANDREW'S FAIR (J 8x32)

1s cross RH, cast 2 places, cross LH below 3s & cast up to 2nd place own side.
2s+1s+3s 1/2 turn RH, retain hands & all set (M face down & W up) 2L leads W across & down as 3M leads M across & up.
3s+1s+2s dance 6 hands round & back.
3s+1s+2s 1/2 turn LH, retain hands & all set (M face up & W down) 2L leads W across & up while 3M leads M across & down.


ANNIVERSARY REEL (R 4x32) 4C

1s cross RH, cast 1 place, dance 1/2 fig 8 round 2s.
1L dances full reel of 3 with 2s while
1M dances 1/2 reel with 3s followed by 1/2 reel with 4s.
1s dance LH star with 3s & then dance (separately) RH T-pots (1L + 2s & 1M + 4s).
1s pass L/Sh to dance 1/2 reel of 4 with 3s
1s turn RH 1/2 way while 4s set advancing,
1s+4s dance half RH star to new places. End 2.3.4.1.


CULLA BAY (S 4x32) 4C Sq

1s & 3s advance & 1/2 turn opposite partner RH, pivot & continue to opposite side.
1s & 3s chase 1/4 round set clockwise, dance in & turn R about to face 2s/4s
while 2s & 4s repeat bars 1-4 & turn R about to face 1s/3s.
All dance full reel of 4 across set.
2s+1s also 4s+3s dance 4 hands once round to left; set & dance RH across 1/2 way.
2s+4s in centre, dance LH across once round,
dance out through sides passing opp partner R/Sh & chase clockwise to next place.


J.B. MILNE (R 8x32)

1M+2L set advancing & turn RH, 1L+2M set advancing & turn RH
1s set advancing to each other, turn 2 hands, cast to 2nd place;
Petronella turn to 1M between 3s & 1L between 2s.
1s set & 3/4 turn RH while 2s+3s change places on sides RH & set;
1s set & 3/4 turn RH while 2s & 3s cross RH & set
1s set & change places RH & cast round corner to 2nd place own side while
2s+3s change places on sides RH; all set.


INCHMICKERY (J 5x32) 5C

1s+2s circle 4H round to L, 1s dance in & cast 2 to 3rd place (2s and 3s step up)
1s dance RHA (1L with 3s & 1M with 4s), pass R/Sh & dance LHA with other couple
1L+2M also 1M+5L turn RH; 1L+5M also 1M+2L turn LH (1s end 3rd place own side)
1s dance in & cast 2 to 5th place; 5s+1s circle 4H round to R.
End 2.3.4.5.1.


JOHN McALPIN (S 8x32)

1s advance, touch RH, retire, half turn LH, lead down 1 place & 3/4 turn LH to face 1st corners.
1s turn 1st corner RH, partner LH, 2nd corner RH, partner LH, ending on own side.
2L+1L+3L set, advance & retire, set, while 2M+1M+3M rest for 2 bars, set, advance & retire.
2s+1s+3s cross RH, dance 6 hands round half way to left, cross LH & dance 6 hands round half way to right.


FLYING SPUR (J 8x32)

1s cross RH and cast,
1s dance 1/2 figs 8 (1M up round 2M & 1L down round 3L) while 2s+3s set & cross RH.
1s dance RSh reels of 3 on own side; 1s end in centre, 1L above 2s & 1M below 3s.
1s set while 2s+3s cross (2L+3L pass under arch of 2M+3M);
1s pet turn to 2nd pl opp sides while 2s+3s cast to order 2.1.3., all turn RH.
1s lead down, cast up on opp sides & dance 1/2 fig 8 to 2nd place own side, while
2M faces 3M (2L faces 3L) for Rs & Ls (start by changing place on side).


BAULDY BAIN'S FIDDLE (R 8x32)

1s turn RH, cast, cross LH to finish facing out opp side.
1M dances up, across the top of the set to 2nd pl own side
while 1L dances down, across the foot of the set to 2nd pl own side
and while 2s and 3s dance RH star once round.
1s turn LH 1-1/2 to face 1st corner places
while 2s and 3s chase clockwise half way round the set to opp side.
1s dance 2 Mairi's wedding reels (M-M; W-W), cross RH to 2nd place own side.
Circle 6 hands round and back.


LANGHOLM FAIR (S 3x32) 3C

1M followed by 2M & 3M dance across the top of the set,
down behind W & pass through W to own side & set (end in reverse order).
All dance RH across 2L with top couple & 2M with bottom couple, 2s change places & dance LH across with other couple.
1L followed by 2L & 3L dance across top of set & down behind M to pick up their partners & prom to original positions.
1s cast to 2nd place & turn 2 hands, cast to 3rd place & turn 2 hands.


GLEN MOR (J 8x32)

1s+2s set, dance 1/2 RH across, 1s+3s set, dance 1/2 LH across.
1s set & cast up 1 place as 3s cross back to places,
1s set & cast up 1 place as 2s cross back to places.
All dance reels of 3 on own sides (2s dancing out round 3s to start)
1s+2s 3/4 turn RH, 1M+2L turn LH 1-1/2 times while
1L & 2M chase clockwise to meet partner & 3/4 turn partners RH to places.


AUSTRALIAN LADIES (R 8x32)

1s cross, cast down to 3rd place & 3s+1s dance RH across.
1s lead up to top, cross, cast to 2nd place & 2s+1s dance LH across.
2s & 3s set & cross RH as 1s cross RH & cast to right,
2s & 3s set on sides & change places RH as 1s cross up/down centre & cast to right.
3s & 2s set & cross RH as 1s cross RH & cast to right,
3s & 2s set on sides & change places RH as 1s cross in centre & cast to places.

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