Hertsmere Dance
7.30 - 11 pm Saturday 17 November 2018

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

  Lassie come & dance wi' me
Inverneill House
Mrs Milne of Kinneff
An Gearasdan
Danelaw Reel
Albatrosses & Shearwaters
Whistlin' in the Kitchen
Inchmickery
A Dance for Dorothy
Foxhill Court
My Heather Hills
Pinewoods Reel
Rowan Tree
Kelloholm Jig
Piper & the Penguin
Swelkie
St. Andrew's Fair
Irish Rover

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LASSIE COME & DANCE WITH ME (J 8x32)

1s set advancing, turn 2 hands, cast down 1 place & cross RH.
1s dance reel of 3 on opp sides, 1s giving R/Sh to 1st corner & end facing 1st corners.
1s set to 1st corners & turn 2 hands, set to 2nd corners & turn.
1s dance reels of 3 across (1M with 2s & 1L with 3s) & cross back to 2nd place own side.


INVERNEILL HOUSE (R 8x32)

1s+2s dance 1/2 double figure of 8 (1s start down & crossing),
1s dance down between 3s & cast up to 2nd place opposite sides.
1s+3s dance 1/2 double figure of 8 (1s start down & crossing),
1s dance up between 2s & cast to 2nd place own sides.
From 2nd place 1s dance 1/2 Petronella figure to opposite sides
(petronella, set; petronella, set on wrong side)
2s & 3s dance 1/2 Petronella figure while
1s pivot right, cast round 1st corner & dance through to 2nd place own side; all set.


MRS MILNE OF KINNEFF (S 4x32) Square set

1s & 3s advance for 2 steps, turn opp partner RH once round, retain hold;
dance RH star with 2s/4s.
Dancing couples (1M+3L & 1L+3M) face side couples and dance reels of 4 across.
Dancing couples set to side couples.
Dancing couples in the middle retain nearer hands, dance out between side couples
and releasing hands cast round outside of set to original places; while
2s & 4s divide, dance into middle, give nearer hand to partner and dance out to place.
All turn partner BH
All circle halfway round to L, 3/4 turn partner RH into prom hold (W on inside)
All promenade 1 place clockwise round the set. Repeat from new positions.


AN GEARASDAN (J 8x32)

1s half turn RH, moving down to 2nd pl opp side facing each other; 2s step up.
1s set, cross LH to own side, cast L (1L up, 1M down).
1s dance reels across, 1L with 2s, 1M with 3s; finish facing 1st crnr.
1s dance half diag reel of 4 with 1st crnr, pass partner R/Sh, half diag reel with 2nd crnr.
1s meet in centre of set, facing down, dance down between 2s (in 3rd pl) then cast up on opp sides to 2nd pl facing up.
All dance half grand chain, 3s and 1s give RH on side, 2s cross RH. 1s end in 2nd pl.


DANELAW REEL (R 4x40) 4C

1s with 2s, and 3s with 4s, RHA once round.
2s & 3s in the middle dance LHA while 1s and 4s chase clockwise half way round the set.
Reels of 4 on the sides, middle dancers start b-to-b.
4s with 2s, and 3s with 1s, LHA.
2s & 3s in the middle RHA while
1s & 4s chase anticlockwise half way round the set back to place.
1s with 2s, and 3s with 4s, dance Rs & Ls.
1s cast off to the foot, 2s+3s+4s step up. All turn partner RH.


ALBATROSSES & SHEARWATERS (S 3x32) 3C

1s+2s+3s circle 6H round & back
2s dance up 1 place, cast, dance down between 3s & cast to face 1st corner
2s dance Pass+Turn with 1st corners, pass R/Sh to dance Pass+Turn with 2nd corners; now 1.2.3.
1s+2s+3s start the Knot; 1s complete normally, but 3s+2s dance 1/2 LHA in last 2 bars to end 2.3.1.


WHISTLIN' IN THE KITCHEN (R 8x32)

1s+2s+3s set, 1s+2s dance RHA 1/2 way as 3s cross RH
2s+1s+3s set & turn partner RH ready for Allemande.
2s+1s+3s dance Allemande, 1s turning LH to end facing 1st corner positions.
1L+3s (in 2nd place) also 1M+2s (in 3rd place) dance reels of 3 across
1L+3s also 1M+2s dance RHA,
1L followed by 3L+3M dance down Mens side as
1M followed by 2M+2L dance up W side to snake anticlockwise to new places.


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.


A DANCE FOR DOROTHY (R 8x32)

1s set & cast 1 place, 3/4 turn LH into prom hold facing 3L
1s dance 1/2 R/Sh reel of 3 with 1st corner & 1/2 R/Sh reel with 2nd corner ending in 2nd place W side
1s cross leading with LH & cast (M up, W down) dancing into middle to meet partner while 3s+2s dance 1/2 R&L
2s+1s+3s turn partner RH to end own side
2s+1s+3s circle 6H round & back


FOXHILL COURT (S 8x32)

1s+2s dance Espagnole:-
[1s+2s cross (W between M), all change pl RH & cross back (to 2.1); 2s turn RH, 1s LH]
1s face 1st corner - 1M faces 3L, 1L faces 2M.
12 bars 'dance to corner and set'
1s end facing 3rd corner - 1M faces 3L, 1L faces 2M.
1s turn corners 2 hands to face in (2M has 1L on his left; 2M faces 1M) & set while
2nd corners set & cross diagonally RH;
1s with corners (2M, 3L) adv and retire, then dance part RH across to end 2.1.3.


MY HEATHER HILLS (R 3x48) 3C, but 1M in 3 pl, 3M in 1 pl

1s turn 1-1/2 times (2s step out to corner), dance R/Sh round 2nd crnrs to 2nd place opp side.
1s dance diag R&L (M down & W up);
1s repeat diag R&L with 2s and 3s; end by turning in to face 1st corner.
1s dance 'Hello-Goodbye' setting; end by turning to face 2nd corner.
1s dance full diag reel of 4 with 2nd crnrs; end by passing L/Sh to face 2nd crnrs again.
1s dance reels of 3 (on opp sides) giving R/Sh to 2nd crnr;
1s cross (M up & W down) to ends as 3s cast into 2nd place.
(M finish 132; W finish 231)


PINEWOODS REEL (R 8x32)

1s & 3s double fig 8 round 2s (1s cast down, 3s cross up to start).
(2s move up on bar 7) 1s finish facing own side for double triangles.
1s dance double triangles; petronella round each other while
2s and 3s petronella on 1 place anti c/w;
Repeat; 1s finish facing 3rd corner position.
1s dance two half diagonal reels (as Mairi's Wedding)
1s dance L/Sh reels across (1M with 3s; 1L with 2s);
1s turn RH to 2nd place, facing out for repeat.


ROWAN TREE (S 4x32) 4C: 2s, 4s improper

1M with 2M, also 3M with 4M, turn RH 1-1/2
1L with 2L, also 3L with 4L, turn RH 1-1/2, end facing out
1s+2s, also 3s+4s, dance reels of 4 across (men in middle start L/Sh)
All dance reels of 4 on sides (middles face each other, start L/Sh)
Positions 2 and 4 (1s and 3s on opp sides) set, lead up to top, cross out,
      cast down to space, cross RH to opp side
Repeat from new places.


KELLOHOLM JIG (J 8x32)

1s set, cast 1 place, staying on side lines set to 1st corners & change places with them RH
1L+3L also 2M+1M set to each other on sides & change places LH;
1s turn RH 1-1/2 times to 2nd place on own sides.
1s stay on side lines set to 2nd crnrs; change places with them RH
1M+3M also 2L+1L set to each other on sides & change places LH
3s+1s+2s adv & retire 2 steps; dance 6 hands round 1/2 way to left.


PIPER & THE PENGUIN (R 88) 4C Sq

W dance R/Sh round corner; dance RHA; dance L/Sh round partner; dance LHA back to original place.
Men repeat: dance R/Sh round partner before RHA; dance L/Sh round corner before LHA.
1s and 3s turn partner RH 1-1/2 times. 1M followed by 1L dance between 4s, cast back to place.
Similarly 3M+3L between 2s and cast back to place. 1s and 3s dance Rs & Ls.
2s and 4s repeat, 2s dancing between 1s, and 4s between 3s
W dance in and pull R/Sh back (2 bars), dance out (2 bars) and cast clockwise half round set to opposite W place
Men repeat, but pull back L/Sh and cast anticlockwise. All turn partner RH just over once round, to prom hold facing anticlockwise
All prom half way round the set back to original place.


SWELKIE (S 3x32) Triangular set.

1s promenade anti-clockwise round outside of set.
1L dances reel of 3 with 3s, passing 3M R/Sh while
1M dances reel with 2s, passing 2L L/Sh, all end in place.
All W dance RHA, pass in front of partner, behind next M & end at side of next M
All M dance LHA, pass in front of new partner, behind next W & end beside remaining W.
M finish 3.1.2., repeat with new partners.


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.


IRISH ROVER (R 8x32)

1s lead down below 3s & cast up to 2nd place own sides.
1L dances RH T-pot with 2s while 1M dances RH T-pot with 3s.
1s dance 1/2 diag reel of 4 with 1st corner then 1/2 reel with 2nd corner
1/2 turn LH in centre to face 1st corners.
1s dance reels of 3 across giving L/Sh to 1st corner, ending in 2nd place own sides.
1s dance diagonal Rs & Ls (1M crossing diag down & 1L crossing diag up).

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