Hertsmere Dance
7.30 - 11 pm Saturday 21 July 2018

Music by the Caledonian Reelers

Tilbury Hall, UR Church, Darkes Lane, Potters Bar EN6 1BZ
Members £10; non-members £12.

Please bring some food on a plate ready to serve

  Maxwell's Rant
Nurseryman
Byron Strathspey
Summer Assembly
Raven's Dance
Blue Mess Jacket
Glenalmond Gamekeeper
Bees of Maggieknockater
Festival Fling
Butterscotch & Honey
Joie de Vivre
Polharrow Burn
Margaret Parker Strathspey
Moffat Weavers
Mrs Stuart Linnell
Wind on Loch Fyne
Muirland Willie
Ramadan-ce

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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


NURSERYMAN (J 8x32)

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.


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.


SUMMER ASSEMBLY (R 88) Square set

All turn RH, W cast 1 place clockwise; all set to new partner; turn new partner RH, W cast on 1 place & set to new partner.
Repeat previous 16 bars but all turn LH & Men cast anti-clockwise.
1s+3s dance RH star then 1M & 3M followed by prtnrs dance clockwise outside of set back to original places. 2s & 4s repeat.
All W dance figs of 8 round their partners & corners (start by passing in front of partner).
All M dance figs of 8 round their partners & corners (start by passing in front of partner).
1s+3s change places (3s make arch) & set, repeat back to places (1s make arch); 2s & 4s repeat (4s make first arch)
All dance 8 hands round & back.


RAVEN'S DANCE (J 8x32)

1s+2s dance double Figs 8 (1s cross down, 2s start out & up)
1s dance reflection reels of 3 on opp sides; end facing down (W on M's right)
1s (1L leading, R/Sh to 2M) dance an Alternating Tandem R/Sh reel of 3 across with 2s;
end in centre facing down
1s dance down between 3s, cast up 1 place (opp sides), lead up between 2s,
cross out & cast to 2nd place own side.


BLUE MESS JACKET (S 4x32)

2s followed by 1s lead down the middle,
1s cross & cast up to top & turn in to face 2s who have danced back up to place.
1s dance 1/2 reel of 4 with 2s, turn partner RH to face 3s,
1s dance 1/2 reel of 4 with 3s, turn partner RH to face 4s
1s dance 1/2 reel of 4 with 4s, turn RH to end in 4th place opp side, all set.
All petronella to centre, set, petronella to own side, set.


GLENALMOND GAMEKEEPER (R 8x40)

1s cross to dance mirror reels of 3 on opp sides; 1s & 3s end in centre facing down/up.
1s+3s dance Ladies Chain ending with 1M facing W side & 3M facing M side with partners behind them.
1M & 3M (followed by partners) cast and dance a Fig 8 round 2s, passing firstly L/Sh in middle and then R/Sh to end (1).2.3.
1s+2s+3s dance 6 hands round & back.
1s+2s set & dance 3/4 double fig 8 (1s cast, 2s cross); 1s end in 2nd place 2.1.3.


BEES OF MAGGIEKNOCKATER (J 4x32) 4C

1s cross RH, cast 1 place & dance RHA with 3s,
finish with 1L+3M & 1M+3L in prom hold facing out to pass corner person R/Sh.
All dance four 1/2 Reels of 3 on sides,
1s+3s changing partners in centre at end of each 1/2 Reel.
Finish in centre, 1s facing down NHJ & 3s facing up.
1s dance between 3s turning 3s with nearer hand 1-1/2 times,
cross over to own side & turn 4th person on own side 1-1/2 times (M RH & W LH)


FESTIVAL FLING (R 8x32)

1s set, cross RH, cast 2 places & dance up to face 1st corner
1s set to 1st corner & change places RH,
Corners (2M, 3L) pass L/Sh to face 2nd corners (M facing M, W facing W)
2M, 3L, set to 2nd corners (3M, 2L), change places RH;
3M, 2L, pass L/Sh to face 1s (3M facing 1M, 2L facing 1L)
3M, 2L, set to 1M, 1L, change places RH;
1s end facing opp sides as for double triangles
All set, corners chase 1 place clockwise while
1s Pas-d-B round each other to face down on own side (1L on L of 1M)
1s dance down between 3s, cast up to 2nd place,
dance up between 2s & cast down to 2nd place.


BUTTERSCOTCH & HONEY (S 4x32)

1s set & 1/2 turn RH into prom hold; dance 1/2 RSh reel of 3 with 2s.
1s dance 1/2 LSh Reel of 3 with 3s, then 1/2 RSh Reel of 3 with 4s.
1s followed by 4s+3s+2s cast up on opposite sides to top,
cross over to own side (Lady passing in front of partner) & down own side.
All set to partner & turn BH into 4 hands round (2s with 3s; 4s with 1s).


JOIE DE VIVRE (J 8x32)

1s set, cast, dance down between 3s & cast up to 2nd place own side.
2s+1s+3s turn RH & chase 1/2 way round clockwise.
3s+1s+2s dance DoSiDo, set on sides & 1/2 turn partner RH for Allemande.
3s+1s+2s dance Allemande.


POLHARROW BURN (R 5x32) 5C

1s & 3s cross RH, cast 1 place & dance 1/2 figure of 8 round couple above them.
1s & 3s turn RH then LH (long turns) to face 1st corners while
2s & 5s cross RH & chase clockwise to other end of set.
1s & 3s dance diag 1/2 Reel of 4 with 1st corners then 2nd corners.
1s & 3s dance diag 1/2 Reel of 4 with 3rd corner, turn partner LH & cast down 1 place.


MARGARET PARKER STRATHSPEY (S 8x32)

1s lead down, cross out below 2s, cast round 3s, lead up;
1M dances RH T-pot with 2L+3L as 1L dances LH with 2M+3M
1M+2L also 1L+2M continue turn so 1s are in 2nd pl; 1s turn BH 3/4, to form two circles
1M+2s also 1L+3s circle 3 hands round to L; end in lines of 3 across, all facing down.
Lines dance down, turn right about, dance back; top line turns to face down
All set; cross RH; set
1s cast into 2nd place while 2s & 3s change places RH with person opposite.


MOFFAT WEAVERS (J 4x32) Sq Jig

All dance interlocking reels of 4 passing partner R/Sh.
1s+3s dance Mans chain (cross LH in centre)
1s pass partner R/Sh & weave out & in to meet partner behind 3s,
in between 3s & cross to place (M turns partner under his arm)
All dance 8 hands round & back. Repeat with 2s, 3s, 4s, as leaders.


MRS STUART LINNELL (R 8x40)

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.


WIND ON LOCH FYNE (S 3x32) 3C triangle

1s cross over (M between 3s, W between 2s) & dance figs 8 back to top; turn RH 1/2 way to face partner.
All face partner, dance interlocking R/Sh reels of 4; finish by turning Men RH into centre.
Men dance LH across round 2 places while W dance clockwise 1 place; turn partner RH; repeat, ending in triangular set.
All set & dance 6 hands round halfway for 2 steps, turn partner both hands
continue to dance 6 hands round to new positions (1 place anti-clockwise).


MUIRLAND WILLIE (J 8x32)

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.


RAMADAN-CE (R 8x32)

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.

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