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We had a great time on 18 March 2023 at the Herts and Borders with Watford Scottish Ball celebrating 100 years of the RSCDS.

More pictures in the gallery.

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

The Herts and Borders 


   Triple Decker   21 May 2023

    ... dance class

               ... tea and cake

                         ... social dancing

all in one afternoon and with live music!

Our 2023 series of Triple Decker afternoons continues


2:00 pm to 5:00 pm 21 May 2023

St Stephen's Hall, Watling Street

St Albans AL1 2PT

Tickets £10   email

(£12 non members)

Email for tickets:

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

Dance to corners and set

with teacher Rose Kreloff

and live music from Ken Martlew

Social dancing programme, click here

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

Save the dates in 2023:                

         Autumn term      

         1   October

         26 November

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Triple Decker on 22 January 2023


William Williamson, Chairman of the RSCDS, teaching a packed class the formations of corners pass and turn, with music from Ian Robertson and tea and cake for all. 

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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. 

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.

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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!

Our second Triple Decker of 2022

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

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