Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Dance Around Hertford

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

DANCE AROUND HERTFORD (S3x48) 3C Set Maureen Ainsworth SEHSCDS Diamond Jubilee Strathspey Collection

1- 4 1s cast (2s step up 1-2) and cross passing RSh
5- 8 1L dances LSh round 3M while 1M dances LSh round 2L and 1s pass LSh in centre flowing into...
9-16 1L+2s and 1M+3s dance RH across, 1s face 1st corners; 1s dance ½ diagonal reel of 4 with 1st corners, 1s pass RSh in centre
17-24 1M+2L+3L (at top) and 1L+2M+3M dance LH across, 1s dance ½ diagonal reel of 4 with 2nd corners ending in 2nd place opposite side. (3)(1)(2)
25-32 Reels of 3 across, 1L+2s (at top, 1L+2M pass LSh) and 1M+3s (1M+3L pass LSh)
33-40 All join hands on sides and set, circle 6H ½ round to left (4 bars), and all set on sides
41-48 1s+3s dance the Knot. 231

(MINICRIB. Dance crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)

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