Stephen Webb has produced three videos from his archives for us to enjoy. The first is from 2006 and is the Auld Lang Syne at the end of the Halloween Dance on 31st October 2006. Stephen has panned round the circle so get to see everyone who was there. It […]
Just before the pandemic, the Berkhamsted Strathspey and Reel Club committee asked Jane and Brian Rose to write a dance to mark the club’s Platinum Anniversary in 2022. They gladly accepted the invitation and started to work on a dance. Experimenting with formations to devise a new dance during Covid Lockdowns […]
Our Platinum Anniversary, and many a plan, two years or more in the making, is afoot!
The club held a Nice and Easy dance on 3rd December 2021 with a demonstration given by teachers from the club illustrating basic formations for Scottish Country Dancing. See the video of the demonstration here. The dances are: The Hollin Buss (J32 from RSCDS Book XXIV – once through) Summer Wooing […]
Jimmy and I first met Stuart around twenty years ago when he joined our Berkhamsted Club and in those early years I always enjoyed dancing with him as he picked things up very quickly (his memory was phenomenal) and I knew I could rely on him to lead me through. I […]
The club AGM was held over Zoom on 1st September. Thanks to all the members who joined the session – we had nearly half the club ‘present’. The winner of the tartan competition was announced: Ken and Petula Martlew. Committee changes are: Gerry Elliot, Liza Essenhigh, Ruth Barrett, Dawn Dorman have […]
The delayed AGM will take place over Zoom on 1st September starting at 8pm. Papers for the AGM will be sent out by the Secretary nearer the time but they are available in the members section of the website. We are looking for nominations for the committee. There will be three […]
The annual Highland Ball is on 8th February 2020 at Ashlyns School, Berkhamsted. Apart from an excellent evening of dancing to the sound of Ian Robertson and his band with the special guest Muriel Johnstone, the ticket price includes a hot dinner. Dancing starts at 7.30pm with a welcome drink served […]
Just in time for the Carnforth Dance on Saturday, the dem class last Monday under direction of Ken Martlew recorded three videos of some Derek Haynes dances. These are for Blervie Castle, Maureen’s Reel and MacLeod’s Tables. You can find them on the club YouTube page using the link below.