An evening of dancing

Trial dances for RSCDS - the Centenary

Come and dance some entries for the new Book 53

Have your say, vote for your favourite dance

Friday 27 May 7:30 to 10:00pm

St Stephen's Church Hall AL1 2PT

Members £3, non members £5

To secure your place email us, click here 

The Herts and Borders  Triple Decker

     ... dance class

               ... tea and cake

                         ... social dancing

all in one afternoon and with live music !

Our 2022 series of Triple Decker afternoons continues


2:00pm to 5:00pm 3 July 2022

St Stephen's Hall, Watling Street

St Albans AL1 2PT

Tickets £10   email

(£12 non members)

Come along and join us for a short dance class with a focus on

Reels of three with teacher Jane Rose

and live music from Calum Mitchell

We shall have an interval with tea and cake followed by a lively programme of social dancing, but it's not suitable for beginners.

And more to come!

We have a series of Triple Decker afternoons planned for you, all with a short class, a social break and social dancing to live music.

Save the date:

18 September 

Teacher:       Grace Hill

Musician:      Jeremy Hill

Class focus:   Allemande

We will let you know more about the autumn series

23 October   

27 November 2022  

Please read our Covid Guidelines in advance of attending any of our events.

Our first Triple Decker

A full house for the first of our Triple Decker afternoons with teacher Mervyn Short and music from Adam Brady.

See pictures of the afternoon and read more below about the next Triple Decker in the series.

Our new Facebook page

Two ways to keep up to date with events at Herts and Borders Branch. Log in and like us.

MC course and Basic Teaching Skills 

The MC and basic teaching skills course was held over two  Saturdays in January and February and eight dancers learned about managing classes, MC'ing dance evenings and clear recapping of dances.

MC course Jan 22 cropped_edited.jpg

Develop your dancing here in Herts and Borders


As well as the Herts Triple-Decker, here at Herts Branch we are lucky to have two of the first dancers qualified as mentors for the Core Training for Instructors.

Click the button to learn more about gaining dance instructor training via this new initiative from the RSCDS with the support of familiar local teachers and mentors.

More opportunities

You can develop your dancing skills through the RSCDS with

Medal Tests and the Dancing Achievement Award

If you would like to teach SCD there are courses for

Basic Teaching Skills and Teacher Certification

as well as the Core Instructor Training here in Herts. 

RSCDS Centenary 

Book 53


Thank you to the devisors and dancers for a spirited afternoon of eight dances proposed by members as entries for RSCDS Centenary Book 53. Dances were scored and ranked and, with a tie-break for one place, three dances have been chosen:

Reel,            Miss Lucy Clark

Strathspey,   Salute to Ian Robertson

Medley,         The Berkhamsted Medley.

There will be lots of entries internationally, so fingers crossed!

Herts and Borders Dance Festival 

our inaugural events in 2021

Lots of dancing,

lots of fun,

and cake!