The only dance we do from this tradition is Vandals of Hammerwich, so here it is .
Vandals of Hammerwich
Set: 8 dancers (or 4, for the Vandals of Half’erwich)
(See below for explanation of figures.)
R-L-F-B-F / Sidestep R, Sidestep L / R Hop, L Hop, Feet Together, UGH!
REPEAT (Clash in place of UGH!)
Clash with the dancer on the Right, then the dancer on the Left, then the dancer Across (Forehand, Backhand, Forehand) before doing sidesteps, hops, and feet together, UGH!
UGH! means hold stick horizontally over head and shout “UGH!”
FINISH: All face up set and do UGH! (holding sticks horizontally over heads)
Swagger ’Round: The Head dancers (#1 and #2) lead their line of dancers around in a surly procession, holding sticks like baseball bats, as if to intimidate the other line of dancers. #1 goes inside on first pass and outside on the second pass. #2 does the reverse.
Heading Up: Facing up set, dancers #3, #4 and #7, #8 dance up to be even with #1, #2 and #5, #6, who are dancing in place. Then the dancers who moved Retreat to Home.
Heading Down: Facing down set, dancers #1, #2 and #5, #6 dance up to be even with #3, #4 and #7, #8, who are dancing in place. Then the dancers who moved Retreat to Home.
Back-to-Back: As a normal Fieldtown Back-to-Back.
1st Corners Cross
2nd Corners Cross
Dance in place
REPEAT 4 TIMES (last time, no final pause, end facing up for UGH!)