Herts and Borders Ball

18 March 2023

Allum Hall

Sandy Nixon and his band

dance with us to celebrate

RSCDS 100 years

1923 - 2023

more details later

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

Save with a season ticket

18 Sept  23 Oct and 27 Nov

         Triple Deckers

a ticket for all three afternoons

              for only

£25 (member)  £30 (non member) 

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


1:30pm to 4:30pm 18 September 2022

St Stephen's Hall, Watling Street

St Albans AL1 2PT

Tickets £10   email rscdsherts@gmail.com

(£12 non members)

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

Allemande with teacher Grace Hill

and live music from Jeremy Hill

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!                                           Save with a season ticket, it's a deal !

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

Save the date:

23 October    2:00 to 5:00 pm

Reels of 4 and the Spurtle  Teacher:  David Hall    Musician:   Barbara Manning 

27 November 2:00 to 5:00 pm

Petronella       Teachers: Emma and Ian Stewart   Musician:   Adam Brady

Looking ahead, we have dates booked for 22 January, 5 March, 21 May 2023

Save with a season ticket

18 Sept  23 Oct and 27 Nov

Triple Deckers

a ticket for all three afternoons

for only

£25 (member)  £30 (non member) 

Our second Triple Decker

Jane, teacher, and Calum, musician, after an afternoon class of reels followed by cake and social dancing.


And the next one

Allemande with us at our next Triple decker with

Grace Hill teaching and Jeremy Hill on the accordion.

18 September 2022 

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.

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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!