Christmas comes with

early ticket release for

Herts and Borders members

on 6 December 2022 for our 2023 series of Triple Deckers

The Herts and Borders 

        January 2023 - Triple Decker

    ... dance class

               ... tea and cake

                         ... social dancing

all in one afternoon and with live music!


Save with a big ticket!

         buy two and get the third half price

           members £25 non members £30

Our 2022 series of Triple Decker afternoons continues


2:00 pm to 5:00 pm 22 January 2023

St Stephen's Hall, Watling Street

St Albans AL1 2PT

Tickets £10   email

(£12 non members)

Save with a big ticket!

buy two get the third half price

members £25 non members £30

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

Corners pass and turn

with teacher William Williamson

and live music from Ian Robertson

Afternoon programme coming soon

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

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

And more to come!                                           

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 dates in 2023:                        

5 March


Teacher, Kate Gentles

Musician, Adam Brady

21 May

Dance to corners and set

Teacher, Rose Kreloff

Musician, Ken Martlew

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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. 

Look at some of our events earlier this year

Our second Triple Decker

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

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.

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

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!