Dance Albert's Welcome (to Potten End) 11195

Also known as “Albert's Welcome”, “Albert's Welcome to Potten End” (unofficial).

Jig · 48 bars · 4 couples · Square   (Progression: 4123)

Devised by
Stephen Webb (1987)
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  • Pas-de-Basque, Skip-Change
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Extra info
The original name was "Albert ...

The original name was "Albert's Welcome to Potten End". The deviser has since shortened the name to "Albert's Welcome", but the old name will still often appear in records.

This dance is dedicated to Albert Williams who as President from 1985-1987, and with the support of his wife Molly, contributed much to the Berkhamsted Strathspey & Reel Club. The dance depicts friendship and social cheerfulness.

Albert's Welcome (to Potten End) 4S · J48

1M promenades cclw inside set, first with 1W | 1M drops 1W taking 4W ; drops 4W taking 3W | drops 3W take 2W, all finish facing cnr
All set adv | Turn cnr BH into cross, M outside, all facing clw ; ½ RHA, at end W move out to face M in the centre (W are one place clw from start, M 1 place cclw)
All pairs R.elbow pivot turn, to same places ;
Intersecting Rsh Reels4, using ½ LHA {2} in the centre, to same places
All M SetH&G , finish next to P, facing out
4c L-Chain, giving RH in centre. (4,1,2,3)

Albert's Welcome (to Potten End) 4S · J48

1s promenade anticlockwise inside set, 1M leaves 1L in 4L place, prom with 4L to 3L place, prom with 3L to 2L place, prom with 2L to top place. All face corners.
All set advancing, turn corners 2H to form cross (Ladies RH in centre) all facing clockwise. All dance RH across 1/2 round, Ladies cross in front of Men who finish BtoB facing Ladies
All pivot turn to face again
Double Diag reels of 4 (LH across in centre)
Men set to corners & to each other (»Hello-Goodbye«) 1/2 round. End beside original partner facing out.
Double Ladies' Chain (1/2 RH across in centre) & finish in square set 4 1 2 3

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Chemnitz_Friday SCD Chemnitz Feb. 6, 2018, 6:27 p.m.

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