Hertsmere Dance
7.30 - 11 pm Saturday 14 December 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

  Gothenburg's Welcome
Luckenbooth Brooch
Wisp of Thistle
Blooms of Bon Accord
Mrs Stuart Linnell
Muirland Willie
Bon Viveur
Scotch Mist
Castle of Mey
Winding Road
Quarries Jig
Byron Strathspey
Pelorus Jack
Mairi's Wedding

< Tally Ho home page








1s cast to 2nd place, & set advancing to 1st corner.
1s dance 12 bars dance to corner & set with 2s & 3s;
finish with 1s facing 3rd corner
1s dance two 1/2 diagonal reels of 4; finish in 2nd place own side.
1s dance RH T-pots (1L up with 2s, 1M down with 3s); all turn partner RH.


1s in promenade hold (W on M's left) dance R/Sh reel of 3 with 2s & end facing 3M.
1s dance R/Sh reel with 3s ending with 1s dancing across to M side.
1M casts up, 1L down, into centre & dance out W side,
1M casts up, 1L down, to end 1M between 2s facing down, 1L+3s facing up
while 2s+3s dance Rs+Ls
2s+1s+3s set twice ending with 1s turning RH 1-3/4 times to 2nd place.


1s+3s Petronella turn into centre line, set to partner & dance 1/2 Reel of 4 up/down centre.
3s+1s Petronella turn onto own side then
3s+2s+1s set & turn partner RH ready for Allemande.
3s+2s+1s dance Allemande.
1s cross RH, cast, & dance 1/2 figure of 8 round 2s to 2nd place.

BLOOMS OF BON ACCORD (R 4x32) 3s + 4s improper

All set, 1s+2s & 3s+4s dance RH star once round, 1s & 4s cast in 1 place to 2,1,4,3,
1s & 4s cross RH, cast to ends of set, take partner in prom hold, dance into centre of dance.
1s+4s dance round RSh to finish 1s on M side facing up to 2M &
4s on W side facing down to 3M (on opp side).
All (1s & 4s in prom hold) dance R/Sh Reels of 3 on sides.
1s+4s dance RH star in centre once round; finish 4s facing up & 1s facing down.
4s/1s cross out of top/foot, cast in 1 place to finish 2, 4, (1), (3).
(1s & 3s on opp sides become the new 3s & 4s)


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.

SEAGREEN (S 3x32) 3C

All set, 1M & 3L dance in petronella wise, dance out on opp side and cast (M down, W up)
to opp ends, while 3M & 1L cast up/down to opp ends, petronella in & out to opp side.
All set, circle L for 3 steps, dance in & pivot R to dance clockwise to end 3.2.1.
Repeat bars 1-8 with 1s+3s changing back to original places.
2s followed by 1s dance down between 3s, cast up (2s to top & 1s to 2nd pl);
1s followed by 3s dance up between 2s & cast (1s to foot & 3s to 2nd pl).


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.


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.

BON VIVEUR (S64+R64) 4C Sq

All circle 8H round & back
1s+3s dance Men's Chain; finish with Ladies facing out
All dance Schiehallion reels (12 bars) to finish 1 place clockwise from starting place
All turn partners RH. End 4 1 2 3
Dance 2x32 as Strathspey, 2x32 as Reel


1s & 3s cross RH & cast down 1 place, dance into centre M facing up, W down.
1M with 2s, 1L & 3M with 4s, 3L with 5s, all circle left; 1s & 3s face 2nd corners.
Pass & turn with 2nd corners. 1s & 3s turn RH with partners to face 1st corners.
Pass & turn with 1st corners.
1s & 3s turn RH with partners, end in centre W facing up & M down.
1s & 3s dance reel of 4 ending in 2nd & 4th places on opposite side.
1L with 2s, 1M & 3L with 4s, 3M with 5s, all dance RH across once round,
1s & 3s end in centre line as before.
1s & 3s 3/4 turn partner RH & cast down on own side to 3rd & 5th places.


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.


1s+2s+3s dance Inveran reels
1s+2s dance double Figs of 8 (1s cross down to start)
1s lead down the middle and back up; end in middle of the set for:
1s+2s dance Poussette.


1M+2L & 3M+4L passing R/Sh dance reel of 4 in middle of set.
2M+1L & 4M+3L passing R/Sh dance reel of 4 in middle of set.
1s turn RH & cast down while 4s turn & cast up
1s+4s dance 4 hands round.
2s in top place stand still while 1s+4s+3s dance 1/2 reel of 3 on sides,
2s+3s & 4s+1s dance 4 hands round.


1s set, cast 1 place & dance round 1st corners passing corners L/Sh.
1s dance reels of 3 across (1M with 2s & 1L with 3s), 1s turn LH to face 1st corners.
* Centre dancers change with 1st corners RH while 2nd corners set.
1st crnrs (in centre) change places LH while
new 1st+2nd corners dance clockwise round to next corner position *
Repeat 4 bars * - * from new positions.
Repeat 4 bars * - * from new positions, 1s end by turning LH to 2nd place on opp sides,
2s+1s+3s set on sides & 1s cross back RH.


1s lead down the middle (2s move up) for 4 bars; back to 2nd place.
1L + 2s, 1M + 3s, half reels of 3 across; end in 2nd pl opp sides.
Half reels of 3 on sides (1M up, 1L down, giving RSh)
Half reels of 3 across, 1M + 3s at top, 1L + 2s at foot, end in 2nd pl own side
Half reels of 3 on sides (1L up, 1M down, giving RSh,) end in 2nd pl own side
2s, 1s, 3s circle and 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.


1s cross RH, cast 1 place & dance RH across with 3s,
finish with 1M facing his 1st corner with 1L behind him.
1s dance as 1 person a 1/2 reel of 3 with 1st crnrs
(1s about turn in crnr so that 1L leads out to face Mans 2nd crnr)
similar 1/2 reel with 2nd crnr (1M leads out)
similar 1/2 reel with 3rd crnr (W 1st crnr posn); 1L leads out
similar 1/2 reel with 4th crnr (W 2nd crnr posn); 1M leads out
1M followed by 1L dance into LH across with 2s, turn LH to own sides
2s+1s+3s set.


1s turn RH & cast to 2nd place, then turn LH to face 1st corners.
1s dance 1/2 diag Reel of 4 with 1st corner then with 2nd corner.
1s dance 1/2 diag Reel with 3rd corner (partners 1st corner) then with 4th corner.
1s dance reel of 3 across, L with 2s & M with 3s.
2s+1s+3s dance 6 hands round & back.

< Tally Ho home page