Hertsmere Dance
7.30 - 11 pm Saturday 18 April 2020

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


  Hoopers Jig
Lady Sophia Lindsay
Minister on the Loch
Cutty Sark
Silver Penny-farthing
Robertson Rant
Best Set in the Hall
Saltire Society Reel
Bees of Maggieknockater
Crathes Castle
Diamond Jubilee Jig
General Stuart's Reel
From Scotia's Shores we're noo awa'
Jennifer's Jig
Swiss Lassie
Ship of Grace
Kelloholm Jig
Rest & be Thankful

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1s clap crossing RH & cast to 2nd place to dance RH across with 3s.
1s clap crossing RH & cast to 1st place to dance LH across with 2s.
1M+3L change places RH, 1L+3M change places RH,
1M+3L change places RH (1M casts to 2nd pl.),
1L+3M cross LH, 1L ends in 2nd place.
2s+1s dance Rs & Ls.

LADY SOPHIA LINDSAY (R 4x32) 4C: 3s,4s improper

2s+3s dance RH across once round, 2L+2M dance out & cast up round 1L while 3L+3M dance out & cast down round 4L.
2s with 1M and 3s with 4M, dance RH across once round,
2s with 1L and 3s with 4L, dance LH across once round.
All dance reels of 3 on sides (2s & 3s with W leading dance as one person),
2s start down and out on M side; 3s start up and out on W side
1L+4M also 1M+4L set on side, change places RH,
1s & 4s set to partners & cross to other side RH.


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.


1s cast down own sides & cast back to 2nd place.
2s+1s dance RH across & LH back.
1s turn RH to face 1st corners, turn 1st corner LH, turn 2nd corner RH & cross LH to places.
2s+1s+3s advance & retire for 2 steps & turn RH.


1s cross down RH, cast behind 3s, dance up between 3s & cast up behind 2s to 1st place opp sides
1s & 2s turn partner RH 1-1/4 times to end in centre with M BtoB for 1/2 reel of 4 in centre while
3s turn RH 1-1/4 times
1s+3s dance 1/2 reels of 4 while 2s turn RH 1-1/4 times into top place own side;
1s & 3s turn RH 1-1/4 times to own sides
2s+1s+3s circle 6H round & back

ROBERTSON RANT (S 80) Square set.

All dance 8 hands round & back.
All W dance 1/2 RH star & turn opposite Man LH;
all W dance 1/2 RH star & turn partner LH.
1s+3s dance reel of 4 (W pass L/Sh to start). All set (HS) to corners & turn twice BH.
2s+4s dance reel of 4 (W pass L/Sh to start). All set (HS) to corners & turn twice BH.
All W circle L, set to partner & turn BH. All Men circle R, set to partner & turn BH.
Grand chain. All Allemande anti-clockwise.


1s set, 1L followed by 1M casts below 3s, crosses & casts up to face her 1st corner while
1M dances up the middle to face 1st corner
1s set to 1st corners, dance R/Sh round each other into 3rd corner (pstn) while
1st corners dance in & pivot R to face their original position
1s+1st crnr person set, 1st crnr persons dance R/Sh round each other back to diag opp crnrs while
1s dance in & pivot R to face 2nd crnrs
1s repeat 8 bars with 2nd corners. (3)(1)(2)
2s+1s+3s chase clockwise 1/2 way & turn partner RH.


1s cross & dance out between 2s & 3s turning 3s by near hand to meet prtnr in centre,
lead up & turn 2s by nearer hand to 2nd pl opp side.
1s cross down to 3rd place & dance a reel of 3 on own side, end (LH with partner) facing their 1st crnr.
1s set to 1st crnr, turn inwards & set to 3rd crnr as corners set adv. to dance RHA with 1s;
1s turn to face 2nd crnrs and repeat 8 bars with 2nd crnrs but dancing LHA.


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)


1s set, 1/2 turn RH to prom hold, face down; dance below 3s,
release RH, cross, cast to 2nd place own side. 2s step up.
Reels of 3 on own sides; 1s dance in and up to start, all NHJ when possible.
1s 1/2 fig 8 round 2s, then 1/2 fig 8 round 3s
1s RH T-pots (1L with 2s; 1M with 3s)
2s, 1s, 3s, chase clockwise 1/2 round set to finish (3)(1)(2) on opp sides
1M + 3s and 1L + 2s circle L then 1s pull back R/Sh to face each other, 1M facing down
1s set, dance out through 2nd pl on opp sides and up to top. 3s step down. Now (1)(3)(2).
1s, 3s and 2s join hands on side, advance 1 step and retire for 1 step; link for 3.
Hands joined facing down / up, all advance 1 step, retire 1 step, then link for 3.
(finish own sides order 231)


1s & 4s turn RH 1-1/2 times & cast 1 place in;
1M & 4M also 1L & 4L turn LH on side to face corners.
All dance reels of 4 on sides (1s & 4s do not do full reel,
but turn R to face other corner b-to-b in centre).
1s & 4s set to corners & change place RH;
set & change back LH.
1s+4s dance RH star while 2s & 3s set & cross;
All set & cross RH back to place.


1M sets to 2L & casts to 2nd place
1L sets to 2M & casts, 1s end facing 1st corners
1s turn corner RH, pass partner R/Sh, turn 2nd corner LH, pass partner R/Sh, face 1st corner.
'Hello-goodbye setting': 1s set to 1st corners, set to partner, set to 2nd corners & into centre,
set to partner & pivot R to face up/down.
1s give R/Sh to 2nd corner & dance reels of 3 on opp side with 2s+3s;
cross to 2nd pl on own side.


1s turn RH, cast 1 place, 3/4 turn RH; 1L dances up & casts round 2L as
1M dances down & casts round 3M up to 2nd place own side. 2.1.3.
1s turn 1st corner RH, pass partner R/Sh, turn 2nd corner RH & pass partner R/Sh to 2nd place own side (facing up & out).
1s dance mirror reels of 3 on own sides (1M gives R/Sh to 2M & 1L gives L/Sh to 2L), with 1s & 2s continuing reel to end 1.2.3.
1s+2s dance 8 bars the Tournee to end 2.1.3. -
[1s+2s dance into the centre, M between W; 1M pivots L and 2L pivots R so M are L/Sh to L/Sh in the centre;
take prom hold (M have W on R; 1s face M side & 2s face W side); 1s+2s wheel in line anti-clockwise 1/2 way.
M turn partners in front of them (2s RH; 1s LH) into a line up/down the centre (W back-to-back)
2s + 1s turn 1-1/2 times with same hand & dance out to place.]


1s+2s+3s set cross RH, set & cross back RH
1s & 2s dance double figures of 8.
1s cross & dance Inveran reels with 2s & 3s. (1s crossing at top & bottom)
1s followed by 2s lead down for 2 steps, full turn RH &
2s lead up followed by 1s to new places.


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.


1s dance down the middle, cast out & return to top on own side.
All dance a grand chain (middles face; ends cross, to start)
1s+2s & 3s+4s set & dance RHA 1/2 way;
set & dance LHA back to place. 1s face down, others face up
1s dance out to R and in to 2nd pl as 2s dance out to R and in to 1st pl;
repeat with 3s, then 4s;
all turn RH,
1s followed by 4s, 3s, 2s, lead up to top and cast back to place. End


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.


1s cross RH & cast 1 place, cross LH & cast L (W up, M down)
to meet 1st corners in prom hold.
1s dance with 1st corners 1/2 way round behind 2nd corner to opposite corner while
2nd corners advance & retire, 1s turn LH to 2nd crnrs.
1s dance with 2nd corners 1/2 way round to opposite corner while
1st corners advance & retire, 1s turn LH to face 3rd corners.
1s dance 1/2 diag Reel of 4 with 3rd corners & 1/2 Reel with 4th corners
to finish on own sides 2nd place.

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