Hertsmere Dance

7.30 - 11 pm Saturday 18 November 2017

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

  Pensioners' Reel
Kelloholm Jig
Leaving Benbecula
Miss Hadden's Reel
Celtic Cross
Silver Tassie
Falls of Rogie
The Wapenshaw
Reel of the 51st Division
Byron Strathspey
Rothesay Rant
Burnieboozle
Two Up, Two Down
A Capital Jig
Inverneill House
Albatrosses & Shearwaters
St. Andrew's Fair
Swiss Lassie

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PENSIONERS' REEL (R 8x32)

1s lead down the middle and back to 2nd place b-to-b in the middle of the dance, 1L facing up, 1M down. 2s move up
1s dance double triangles, start 1L with 2s and 1M with 3s.
On bars 11-12 1s change places while corners petronella one place to the R.
On bars 15-16 1s dance 1/4 turn to finish B-B in centre facing opp side, while
corners again petronella one place to R to finish diag opp their starting place.
1s dance out through sides and cast L/Sh round 2nd corners,
face each other up / down the dance, 1M between 3s (top) and 1L between 2s.
Pass up / down giving RH and cast round 4th corner to 2nd place own side.
1s diag Rs & Ls with corners, W starts up and M down.


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.


LEAVING BENBECULA (S 4x32) 4C

1s+2s & 3s+4s dance 1/2 RH star, 1L dances out round 2L to top facing down as
4M dances out round 3M to centre foot facing up
while 1M+4L turn BH to end back-to-back facing partners.
1s+4s dance 1/2 reel of 4 up & down centre.
Diamond formation: all set & petronella turn on 1 place; 2s+3s now dance 1/2 reel of 4.
Diamond formation: all set & petronella turn on 1 place;
4s & 1s 3/4 turn RH to end on opp sides between 3s+2s; [now (3).(4).(1).(2).]
All set. Snowball Chain (2 steps/hand); both top & bottom (3s & 2s) start crossing,
End in order 2.4.1.3.


MISS HADDEN'S REEL (J 8x32)

1s+2s+3s dance 6 hands round & back.
1s set & cast; 2s+1s+3s all turn RH.
2s+1s+3s dance Allemande.
3s+1s+2s Adv & Ret for 2 steps; 3s cast to 3rd place while 1s+2s lead up,1s casting to 2nd place.


CELTIC CROSS (R 4x48) 4C Square

All W dance RH star once round as Men dance anti-clock 1/2 way;
W keep RH; give LH to opp Man, set & 1/2 turn Men into centre.
Men dance RH star once round as W dance anti-clock 1/2 way;
Men keep RH; give LH to partners, set & 1/4 turn partners.
1s+3s advance 2 steps & retire then dance 1/2 Rs & Ls. Finish in original places.
2s+4s advance 2 steps & retire then dance 1/2 Rs & Ls. Finish in original places.
All set to partner & turn RH, set to corner & turn 3/4 RH into prom hold facing anti-clock
Men promenade their corners round anti-clockwise.
Men finish in original place with new partner to repeat dance.


SILVER TASSIE (S 8x32)

1s+2s+3s cross RH & set, cross back RH & set.
1s & 3s dance double figures of 8 round 2s (3s casting).
1s followed by 2s+3s lead down,
1s followed by 2s+3s (who part to let 1s through) lead back to top.
1s+2s dance the Rondel.


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.


The WAPENSHAW (J 4x32) 4C (3s, 4s improper)

1M and 4L dance a complete fig 8 on the M side round 2M and 3L, while
1L and 4M dance a fig 8 on the W side round 2L and 3M.
1s and 4s turn partner RH 1-1/2, cast inwards 1 pl.
1s and 4s dance 1/2 RH star; end 1M + 4L in prom hold, facing M side,
and 4M + 1L in prom hold, facing out towards the W side.
1M and 4L, as one, dance full reel of 3 on the M side with 2M and 3L,
start RSh to 2M; stay facing out and divide.
1L and 4M, similar reel of 3 on the W side, passing 3M by the RSh.
1M and 3L, and 4M and 2L, change place LH on the side, while
1L and 3M, and 4L and 2M change place RH. 2s, 3s face out.
4s, 1s, cross inwards to 2nd, 3rd, place facing out while
2s, 3s, cast outwards to top/foot. Now 2.4.(1).(3).
Men turn RH on side (2M+4M, and 1M+3M) while
W turn LH on side (2L+4L, and 1L+3L). End 2.4.(1).(3).


REEL OF THE 51st DIVISION (R 8x32)

1s set & cast 2 places below 3s & lead up LH to face 1st corners.
1s set & turn 1st corners RH, to balance in diagonal line, 1s turn LH to face 2nd corners.
1s set & turn 2nd corners RH to balance in line, 1s turn LH to places.
2s+1s+3s dance 6 hands round & back.


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.


ROTHESAY RANT (J 4x32) 4C Sq

All 1/2 turn partners RH retain hold & give LH to next person,
all set (M facing out), 1/2 turn next person LH,
all set and W turn in.
1s+3s (in 2nd & 4th places) dance 1/2 Ladies Chain & 1/2 Rs & Ls.
2s+4s dance 1/2 Ladies Chain & 1/2 Rs & Ls.
All dance 8 hands round & back.


BURNIEBOOZLE (R 8x32)

1s set, cast, turn partner LH 1-1/2 times to opp side (M faces up & out, W down & out).
2s+1s+3s dance reel of 3 on side, 1s giving L/Sh to 2nd corner,
finish with 1s turning RH to face 1st corner.
2s+1s+3s dance 1/2 Marigold figure (12 bars dance to corner & set).
1s turn 1-1/4 times while 2s & 3s change places RH on the sides & cross over LH.


TWO UP TWO DOWN (S 4x32) 4C

1s, 2s and 3s join hands on side, set and cross RH.
1s, 2s and 3s join hands, set, half turn partner LH to prom hold, facing up.
3-couple Allemande
All 4 couples join hands on side, set, half turn partner RH into
2 circles 4 hands round to L (3s with 2s, 1s with 4s), open out into
reels of 4 on opp sides, (3s + 2s, 4s + 1s pass R/Sh to start).
Repeat with set turned upside down; original 4s now lead.


A CAPITAL JIG (J 8x32)

1s and 2s set and rotate (end 1s facing up, 2s facing down).
1s dance reel of 3 on own side, start R/Sh to 2s.
1s set and turn RH 3/4, then 1L dances LHA with 2s, 1M with 3s to end 2nd place opp side
1s set and turn RH 3/4, then 1M dances LHA with 2s, 1L with 3s to end 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.


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.


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.


SWISS LASSIE (R 8x32)

1s dance in & cast to 3rd place; 2s alert!
2s+1s turn partner RH 1-1/4 times to form a line up/down middle of set (M face down; W up).
2s+1s dance reel of 4 up/down middle of set, end with 2M facing W side & 1L facing M side.
2s+1s chase round clockwise 1/2 way, to 1.3.2.
1s+3s+2s advance & retire.
3s+2s 1/2 turn partners RH, dance RHA 1/2 way to 1.2.3.
1s+2s 1/2 turn partners RH & dance RHA 1/2 way to 2.1.3.

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