The history of the society
SEHSCDS was formed in 1958 and celebrated its 50th Anniversary in July 2008.
The history of the society is documented in a book by Ann Kirby and can be ordered from the society.
Click on the book to download an order form.
Some facts about the societies past vice-presidents
|Sheila Harris||The only Vice-President to have been SEHSCDS Secretary.|
|Nigel Pollard||Served 3 times as SEHSCDS Treasurer.|
|Peter Day||First Chairman of SEHSCDS (1957)|
|Molly White||Spent more years on SEHSCDS Committee than anyone else.|
|Peter Dixon||Held a number of successful dances in support of the WWF & RSPB.|
|Jean Walker||Considered teaching Scottish Country Dancing, ‘her mission to the English’.|
|Marian Meads||Spent years trying to improve dancers footwork and producing Newsreel.|
|Donald Liggatt||Was a Society Teacher in the early years and devised dances including ‘Hertford Castle’.|
|Keith Hammond||Has twice been SEHSCDS Chairman and once Society President.|
|Sybil Hammond||Has served for a total of 12 years on committee and has been very involved with teaching and demonstrations.|
|Bernard Rangeley||Has been Chairman and President and also greatly involved with the Thistle Highland Dancers.|
|David Kirby||Encouraged the Society to be involved in the Hertford County Day and then with Beating Retreat events.|