Hertsmere Dance
7.30 - 11 pm Saturday 19 October 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

  Ciamar a Tha [how are you]
Maxwell's Rant
Lochanora
Miss Allie Anderson
Recumbent Stone
Rose of the North
Glayva
Lochnagar
Flight of the Falcon
Autumn in Appin
Wee Cooper of Fife
College Hornpipe
Minister on the Loch
Cat and the Fiddle
Cramond Bridge
The Quern
Wild Geese
Bratach Bana

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CIAMAR A THA [HOW ARE YOU] (J 8x32)

1s dance down the middle (NHJ),
turn 3L/3M with other hand to 2nd pl (own side);
cross R/Sh, turn 3M/3L with same hand to end in middle.
1L & 1M dance up the middle on opp sides (NHJ) &
turn 2M/2L with other hand to 2nd place (opp side);
cross & turn 2L/2M with same hand to end in middle.
1s dance down below 3s & cast up to 2nd place;
pet turn into centre (1L between 2s; 1M between 3s). All set.
All change place RH with opp person; all set;
change place RH again with opp person;
1L casts round 2L as 1M casts round 3M, to end in 2nd pl.
Repeat from new places.


MAXWELL'S RANT (R 8x32)

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


LOCHANORA (S 4x32) 4C

1s & 4s set to each other diagonally across set.
1M and 4L cross RH in centre, out foot/top, cast R to own place, while
1L and 4M cast down to foot/up to top, cross RH in centre to finish in own place.
All dance R/Sh reels of 4 on sides, 2s and 3s facing ends to start.
1L, followed by 1M, casts round 2L and dances a pet turn to face down centre (1M stays between 2L and 3L) while
4M, + 4L, casts up round 3M, makes a pet turn to face up to 1L (4L stays between 2M and 3M). 2s & 3s step up/down
1s and 4s, in square formation, set, then circle L for 2 bars to own side.
All set on sides. 2s with 4s, and 1s with 3s, half circle left.
All turn partner BH once round. 4s with 2s, and 3s with 1s, repeat half circle L to own side.


MISS ALLIE ANDERSON (J 8x32)

1s+2s+3s all clap, 1L+2L+3L dance R/Sh around partner & 3s followed by 2s+1s lead down.
All 1/2 turn (Lady under man's R arm) & 1s followed by 2s+3s lead back to top,
1s+2s+3s set & 1/2 turn partner RH ending in centre of dance.
1s+2s+3s dance Promenade.
1s+2L dance RHA (1M finishing in 2nd place); 1s+2M dance LHA with 1s both ending in 2nd place.


RECUMBENT STONE (R 5x48) 5C

2s, 3s, 4s, circle left and back. Bar 5: 1s & 5s turn RH
1s and 3s full fig 8 (1s round 2s, 3s round 4s)
1s with 2s (and 3s with 4s) turn 1-1/2 on side (men RH)
1s and 3s cast down 1 pl; cross in to face 1st corner,
dance 3 Mairi's Wedding diagonal reels
1s and 3s finish in line in centre (men face up),
dance half reel of 4 in centre
1s and 3s turn RH 1-1/4 to finish in places 4, 2, wrong side;
Half fig 8, M down, W up, to places 4, 2, own side


ROSE OF THE NORTH (S 8x32)

1s lead down below 3s, cross & cast up to 2nd place on opp side
2s+1s+3s dance 3 couple Rs & Ls, 1s finish facing 1st corners.
1s set & turn 1st corner, set & turn 2nd corner.
1s circle 3 hands round to left (1M with 2s & 1L with 3s),
1s set to partners (down/up) & Petronella turn to place.


GLAYVA (J 8x32)

1s+2s dance 1/2 double fig of 8, 1M+2M turn LH on opp side; 1L+2L turn RH on opp side
1s+2s dance 1/2 double fig of 8, 1M+2M turn RH on own side; 1L+2L turn LH on own side
1s+2s dance RH star, end with dancers rotate to the R to place; all set.
Espagnole -
[1s+2s cross (W dance between M) W change places RH, 1s+2s cross back (M between W);
M change places RH (1s+2s have now changed positions) 2s turn RH & 1s turn LH.]


LOCHNAGAR (R 8x32)

1s dance down NHJ to 2nd place; face each other and set;
1s dance up, cast round 2s to face 1st corner
Turn 1st corner RH then pass R/Sh to face partner's 1st corner
Turn partner's 1st corner LH then pass L/Sh to face 2nd corner
Turn 2nd corner RH then pass R/Sh to face partner's 2nd corner
Turn partner's 2nd corner LH then pass R/Sh to middle, back-back for -
Double triangles to own side; double triangles to opp side; back to 2nd place.


FLIGHT OF THE FALCON (J 8x32)

1s set, cast 1 place; turn LH 1-1/4 so 1M faces his 1st corner (3L) with partner behind him ready to chase (dancing as 1 person)
1s dance R/Sh alternating diag reel of 3
(pass 3L R/Sh, pivot R so 1L leads; after passing 3L L/Sh, pivot L so 1M leads); face 4th corner
1s dance R/Sh alternating diag reel of 3 with 2nd crnrs (pass 3M R/Sh, pivot R so 1L leads; pass 3M L/Sh, pivot L so 1M leads)
1s end facing own 1st corners.
1s turn corner RH; pass R/Sh; turn 2nd corner RH
1s pass R/Sh back to 2nd place own side.


AUTUMN IN APPIN (S 4x32) 4C: 3s & 4s improper

2s+3s Pet into centre & set (men back-back), 3/4 turn partner RH & dance 1/2 RH across,
take non-partner in prom hold and face out
1s & 4s Pet into centre, set and turn into prom hold while 2s+3s dance half way round
All Prom clockwise one place to finish in square set
Side couples 1/2 Ladies Chain, then top couples 1/2 Mens Chain (turn so that
man is next to man on the corner)
All set, circle 8H round to left, dance into centre & turn right to spiral out to own side.
Finish 2.4.(1).(3)


WEE COOPER OF FIFE (J 8x40 in 10 bar phrases)

1s set & cross RH, set & cross below 2s & cast up to original place.
1s+2s dance 1-1/4 Rs & Ls (5 moves)
1s+2s set & dance 1/2 RH star; set & dance 1/2 LH star,
1L+2M hold on and continue turn to face partner
(1M + 2L cast clockwise to face partner); end in line of 4 across
1s+2s dance full R/Sh reel of 4 across; dance back to own side (1s in 2nd place)


COLLEGE HORNPIPE (R 8x32)

1s+2s+3s dance 6 hands round & back.
1s+2s+3s promenade.
1s cross RH, cast, cross LH, cast to 3rd place & lead up to face 1st corner.
1s dance 'Hello Goodbye' setting, clap & turn into 2nd place own side.


MINISTER ON THE LOCH (S 3x32) 3C

1s+2s dance full diamond poussette.
1s dance down for 2 steps, turn 2 hands, dance up to top & turn 2 hands.
1s+3s dance double figures of 8 with 1s casting to start.
1M+2M turn LH 1-1/2 times while 1L+2L turn RH 1-1/2 times,
1M+3M turn RH 1-1/2 times while 1L+3L turn LH 1-1/2 times.


THE CAT AND THE FIDDLE (J 8x32)

1s set, cast, dance 1/2 Figs of 8 (1M round 2s & 1L round 3s)
1s dance 1/2 reels of 3 on sides (L/Sh to 1st corner) & 1/2 diag reel of 4 R/Sh with 2nd corners
1s dance 1/2 reel of 3 across (L/Sh to 3rd corner) & 1/2 diag reel of 4 R/Sh with 4th corners; end with 3/4 turn LH
1M dances up between 2s while 1L dances down between 3s; 1s cast L to 2nd place own side and 2s+1s+3s turn RH.


CRAMOND BRIDGE (R 8x32)

1s cross RH & cast 1 place, cross LH & cast L (1L up, 1M down),
to meet in middle in prom hold facing 2M.
1s dance 1/2 diag reel with 1st corners & 1/2 diag reel with 2nd corners;
end in middle facing W side.
1s lead out crossing & cast (1L up, 1M down), meet in middle & turn RH
while 2s+3s dance 1/2 Rs & Ls.
1s lead up & cast to 2nd place & 2s+1s+3s turn partners RH


THE QUERN (S 3x32) 3C

1s & 3s set & turn RH 3/4 into centre & dance 1/2 reel of 4;
end with 1M+3L turning LH 3/4 to face 2s (M facing W).
1M+3L+2s dance 1/2 reel of 4 across;
end by turning LH to face partner, 3s+1s dance 1/2 reel of 4 in centre.
1s & 3s set to prtnr & turn BH 3/4 to opp side. All now on opp sides.
Serpentine:
1s change pl on side with 2s (1s between 2s); 1s change pl with 3s (3s between 1s).
All dance reels of 3 on side, 3s dance out & down to start;
each couple crosses up from the foot (starting with 1s).
End 2.3.1. own sides.


WILD GEESE (J 8x32)

1s+3s dance in & balance in line, turn partners RH;
1s cast to 3rd place while 3s lead up to 1st place.
3s+1s dance in & balance in line, turn partners RH;
3s cast to 3rd place while 1s lead up to 1st place.
1s lead down & back to 2nd place.
2s+1s dance Rs & Ls.


BRATACH BANA (R 8x32)

1s turn RH & cast 1 place, dance L/Sh round 1st corner to 2nd place opp side, face 2nd corner.
1s R/Sh to 2nd corner, 1/2 Reel of 3 on side & 1/2 Reel of 3 across, (M across the top); finish 2nd place own side.
1s turn 3/4 LH, turn 3rd crnr RH & pass partner R/Sh to turn 4th crnr RH, end in prom hold (2nd place, own side).
1M+2L and 1L+3M prom diag across, pass R/Sh & turn into line (1s in middle)
1M+3L also 1L+2M change places diag RH & change LH on side

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