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 Scottish Country Dance Club







Club Nights

The club meets every Thursday at 7 30pm to 10 00pm.

The first part of the meeting, from 7 30 to 9 00 runs as a class.

At 9 00pm we have a cup of tea and a biscuit (or two).

The after-supper programme is usually written by one of our members.

Members may (if they wish) have the programme and crib sheet sent in advance by E-mail.

After supper dance

If you would like crib sheets e-mail Pat at  pat@travisworld.co.uk

 

     

Scottish Dancing every Thursday night at Waring Green, Brighouse, West Yorkshire, handy for Calderdale, Kirklees and Bradford.

Brighouse S.C.D.Club

Crib for November 29th

St Andrew's Night  


THE FIRST RAIN OF SPRING  (J3x32)  3C Wouter Joubert  RSCDS Bk 49

1- 8 1s dance down, cast up round 3s, meet, dance up to 1st place facing out.  1s+2s 1/2 turn (Men LH, Ladies RH)

9-16 2s+1s dance double Figs 8 (1s cross up, 2s cast to start)

17-20 1s+3s 3/4 turn RH into line up/down in middle facing partner & set

21-28 1s+3s dance 1/2 Celtic Reel:-

21-22     1s+3s pass partner RSh

23-24     1M+3L dance clockwise while 1L+3M dance 3/4 round each other LSh to face partners in line across

25-26     1s+3s pass partner RSh

27-28     1L+3M dance clockwise while 1M+3L dance 3/4 round each other LSh to face partners in line up/down set

29-32 3s+1s 3/4 turn partners RH to sidelines & 2s+3s+1s set


BURNIEBOOZLE  (R8x32)  3C (4C set) David G Queen  Southport 1

1- 8 1s set & cast 1 place, turn partner LH 1.1/2 times to opposite sides (M facing up L down)

9-16 2s+1s+3s dance reel of 3 on sides giving LSh to 2nd corner & ending with 1s turning RH to face 1st corners

17-28 1s Dance to Each Corner & Set: -

`17-18 1s change places with 1st crnrs passing RSh & 1st corners pass RSh with a 1/4 turn to right in centre to face 2nd corners (as 2nd corners set)

`19-20 Original 1st crnrs change places with 2nd crnrs passing RSh & 2nd crnrs pass RSh with a 1/4 turn to right to face 1s in 3rd crnr (pstn) as 1s set

`21-22 Original 2nd corners change places with 1s passing RSh & 1s pass RSh with a 1/4 turn to right to face 2nd corner (pstn) as orig 1st corners set

`23-28 Repeat this Fig once more until 1s meet again in centre with 3s & 2s in 1st & 3rd places opposite sides

29-32 1s turn RH 1.1/4 times while 2s & 3s change places RH on the sides & cross over LH


RED KITES OVER THE BLACK ISLE  (S4x32)  4C set Ann & Ian Jamieson  Glen Orrin Coll 1

1- 8 1s & 4s set & cast in 1 place (2s & 3s step up/down), 1s+4s dance 1/2 R&L

9-16 2s & 3s set & cast in 1 place (4s & 1s step up/down), 2s+3s dance 1/2 R&L. (4) (3) (2) (1)

17-24 4s+3s & 2s+1s dance RH across, 3s+2s dance LH across while 4s & 1s chase clockwise to other end

25-32 1s+3s also 2s+4s set facing on sides & change places RH, turn partners 2H to own sides (end couples turn 1.1/2 times)


TORRIDON LASSIES  (J8x40)  3C (4C set)  John Brenchley  Kangaroo Paw

1- 8 1s cross & cast 1 place, 1s dance LH across (1L with 2s, 1M with 3s) & end facing 4th corner

9-16 1s set to corners then to partner up/down the dance & end facing 1st corners, turn corners RH & pass partner LSh to face 2nd corners

17-24 1s dance 1/2 diagonal reel of 4 with 2nd corners & pass LSh to face 3rd corners, 1s set to corners then set to partner across the dance & end facing 4th corners

25-32 1s turn 4th corner (pstn) RH & pass partner LSh to face 1st corners, 1s dance 1/2 diag reel of 4 with 1st corners & pass RSh to BtoB (1M facing up)

33-40 1s dance RSh round 2nd corners & 1/2 Fig 8 (1L up, 1M down) while 2s+3s set & cross RH, set (facing up/down) & change pl RH on sides.  2 1 3


THE FLITTING OF LORN 4x32 bar Reel, 4 couple set    JEAN ATTWOOD, ALEXANDER BOOK 8,   

1-4 1st and 4th couples set and cast in, 2nd and 3rd couples step out

5-8 1st man half figure of 8 up and across to face down on the ladies’ side and 4th  lady half figure of 8 down and across to face up on the men's side, while, 1st lady and 4th man dance across the set and cast right to face each other up and down the set, lady at the top between the 2s and man at the bottom between the 3s.

9-16 1st man left shoulder reel of 3 with the 2nd and 3rd ladies, and 4th lady left shoulder reel of 3 with the 2nd and 3rd men, while, 1st lady and 4th man set and change places up and down the set, and set and change places back, ending, turning to their right, 1st lady facing 2nd lady, and 4th man facing 3rd man.

17-24 1st lady with 2nd couple and 4th man with 3rd couple right shoulder reels of 3 across, while, 1st man and 4th lady set and cross right hand, set and turn ¾ right hand to end 4th lady behind 1st lady facing up, 1st man behind 4th man facing down.

25-28 1st and 4th ladies in tandem dance up and cast right round 2nd lady, dancing down the side to end in 3rd and 2nd ladies’ places respectively, while, 4th and 1st men dance down and cast right round the 3rd man, dancing up the side to end in 2nd and 3rd mens’ places.

29-32 All 4 couples turn right hand.  Finish 2413




GARDENERS' FANTASIA  (S3x32)  3C set  P Cook  RSCDS Bk 46

1- 8 1s+2s circle 4H round to left, 1s facing 2s set & turning inwards cast 1 place to face 3s

9-16 1s+3s dance the Rondel, 1s end in 3rd place & 3s end in 2nd place facing 1st corners

17-24 3s set to & turn corners 3s ending 2nd place opposite sides

25-32 2s+1s dance R&L (begin on sides) while 3s dance up between 2s & cast to 2nd pl then lead down LH b'tw'n 3rd pl crossing & cast up to 2nd pl.  2 3 1


MACLEOD'S FANCY  (J4x32)  4C set John Drewry  RSCDS Bk 33

1- 8 1s+4s set diagonally, 1M+4L 3/4 turn RH & cast up/down own side back to place while 1L+4M cast down/up own side & 3/4 turn RH back to place

9-16 All dance reels of 4 on sides, ending as at start of reel

17-24 2s & 3s turn 1s & 4s RH into a St Andrew's Cross, all set & turn crnrs to end 1s in 3rd pl & 4s in 2nd pl on own sides having passed other crnr RSh

25-32 1s & 4s set & cross over (Ladies dancing between Men) & dance 1/2 Fig of 8 round end couples to 3rd/2nd places (giving RH at top, LH at bottom)


THE PLANTATION REEL  (R5x32)  5C set T Moretti  Pinewoods Coll 2

1- 8 1s & 3s cross RH & cast down 1 place, lead down between the couple below & cast back to 2nd/4th place (opposite sides)

9-16 2s+1s & 4s+3s dance 1/2 R&L & Petronella turn 2 places anticlockwise round square (end in same places as at bar 8)

17-24 All dance RH across (1M with 2s, 1L+3M with 4s, 3L with 5s) & 1s & 3s change places with partners to dance LH across

25-32 1s & 3s cross RH cast down 1 place & all turn RH


THE MINISTER ON THE LOCH  (S3x32)  3C set Roy Goldring  24 G & S Dances

1- 8 1s+2s dance Diamond Poussette

9-16 1s dance down for 2 steps, turn 2H, dance up to top & turn 2H

17-24 1s+3s dance double Fig of 8 round 2s with 1s casting to start

25-32 1M+2M turn LH 1.1/2 times while 1L+2L turn RH 1.1/2 times, 1M+3M turn RH 1.1/2 times while 1L+3L turn LH 1.1/2 times


FUGAL FERGUS  (J8x48)  3C (4C set) Hugh Foss  Waverley Fugues

Fugue dance - Men copy Ladies 8 bars later

 1- 8 1L followed by 2L+3L dance anticlockwise round 1+2+3M & back up to places (Men stand)

9-16 1L+2L+3L set & cross, set & cross back (Men repeat Ladies Figs but 8 bars behind)

17-24 1L+2L+3L set & cross RH, turn to right & 1L followed by 2L+3L dance clockwise & down own side (Men Ditto)

25-32 1L+2L+3L dance reel of 3 on own side (1L RSh to 2L to start)  (Men Ditto)

33-40 1L+2L+3L dance 1/2 reel of 3 on own side, 1L+2L turn LH 1.1/2 times on side to change places  (Ditto but 1M & 2M pass LSh)

41-48 All Ladies stand while Men complete last Fig (Men Ditto & end 1M+2M turning RH)


J. B. MILNE  (R8x32)  3C (4C set) Hugh Foss  Angus Fitchett Album

1- 8 1M+2L set advancing & turn RH, 1L+2M set advancing & turn RH

9-16 1s set to each other & turn 2H, cast to 2nd place & Petronella turn to Lady between 2s & Man between 3s

17-24 1s set & 3/4 turn RH while 2s+3s change places RH on sides & set, 1s repeat but 2s & 3s cross RH & set

25-32 1s set & change places RH while 2s+3s change places RH on sides & set, 1s cast round corner to 2nd pl own sides as 2s+3s cross RH & all set


THE DUNDEE WHALER  (S4x32)  4C set R Clowes  Ormskirk 1

1- 8 2s & 4s dance 1/2 Petronella figure to opposite sides (petronella turn & set, twice)

9-16 1s+2s & 3s+4s dance Ladies' Chain

17-24 1s & 3s dance 1/2 Petronella figure to opposite sides (petronella turn & set, twice)

25-32 1s "zig-zag" to 4th place, 1L starting changing places diagonally LH with 2M:

1L+2M change places LH, 1M+2L also 1L+3L change places RH, 1M+3M also 1L+4M change places LH & 1M+4L change RH


PELORUS JACK  (J8x32)  3C (4C set) Barry Skelton  RSCDS Bk 41

1- 8 1s cross RH & cast 1 place, dance RH across with 3s.  1s end with Man facing his 1st corner with his partner behind him

9-16 1s dance Alternating Tandem 1/2 reel of 3 with 1st corners to face Man's 2nd corner, 1s dance Alternating Tandem 1/2 reel of 3 with 2nd corners

17-24 1s dance Alternating Tandem 1/2 reels of 3 with Ladies' 1st corner (pstn),1s dance Alternating Tandem 1/2 reel with Ladies' 2nd corner (pstn)

25-32 1M followed by partner dance into LH across with 2s, 1s retain LH & 1/2 turn to own sides & 2s+1s+3s set



MACDONALD OF THE ISLES  (S3x32)  3C Set Derek Haynes  Carnforth Coll 2

1- 8 2s dance full diagonal Reels of 4 with 1st corners, passing by the LSh to face 2nd corners

9-16 2s dance full diagonal Reel of 4 with 2nd corners to end in original places

17-24 All dance Snowball Grand Chain for 3 cples to end 3 (2) 1:

`1s cross RH & change places LH on side with 2s

`1s change places RH with 3s while 2s cross over RH

`1s cross LH while 2s & 3s change places LH.  3 (2) 1

25-32 3s+2s dance 1/2 R&L, 3s dance 1/2 Fig of 8 round end couples (3M up & 3L down) to end in 2nd places


THE MONTGOMERIES' RANT  (R8x32)  3C (4C set) Castle Menzies  RSCDS Bk 10

1- 8 1s cross RH & cast down to 2nd place, cross LH & 1L casts up while 1M casts down

9-16 1s dance reels of 3 across, 1L with 2s & 1M with 3s

17-24 1s with nearer hands joined (Lady on Mans left) set to 2L & turn inwards to set to 3M, set to 3L & turn inward & set to 2M End facing own 2nd corner

25-32 2s+1s+3s dance reels of 3 on opposite sides 1s giving RSh to 2nd corner, 1s cross RH to 2nd place own sides



EXTRAS

THE HIGHLAND RAMBLER  (R8x40)  3C (4C set) Roy Goldring  Leeds Silver Jubilee

1- 8 1s dance in & cast to 2nd place, dance RH across with 3s

9-16 2s+1s dance LH across, 1L followed by partner cast up round 2L & dance down middle to 1L between 3s & 1M between 2s

17-24 1s+2s+3s dance down the middle & back

25-32 1M followed by partner cast down round 2L to 2nd places on own side & turn RH

33-40 2s+1s+3s circle 6H round & back


MISS JOHNSTONE OF ARDROSSAN  (R5x32)  5C set Roy Goldring  14 Social Dances

1- 8 1s set & cast 1 place, 1s followed by 3s dance up & cast - 1s to 3rd place & 3s to 2nd place

9-16 1s cross down & dance reflection reels of 3 with 4s+5s on opposite sides - 1s end in 3rd place opposite sides

17-24 1s cross up & dance reflection reels of 3 on own sides with 2s+3s - 1s ending in 3rd place own sides

25-32 1s set & cast down 1 place, 1s followed by 5s dance up between 4s & cast - 1s to 5th place & 5s to 4th place


JAMES SENIOR OF ST  ANDREWS  (S4x32)  4C set Jenny Bradley  RSCDS Bk 42

3s & 4s start on opp sides

1- 8 1s & 4s turn RH & cast 1 place, 1s dance 1/2 Fig of 8 round 2s while 4s dance 1/2 Fig of 8 round 3s.  2 (1) 4 (3)

9-16 1L+4M (prom hold) dance 1/2 reel of 3 across with 3s & 1/2 reel with 2s while 1M+4L dance 1/2 reel across with 2s then 3s

17-20 2L+1L also 4L+3L 1/2 turn RH, twirl & dance out to others place while 2M+1M also 4M+3M dance clockwise to change places

21-24 Repeat with Men turning RH & Ladies dancing clockwise.  2 (1) 4 (3)

25-32 1M+4L also 1L+4M Set+Link & circle 4H round to left.  2 4 (1) (3)


CALLER HERRIN'  (R8x40)  3C (4C set) Hugh Foss  Dances to Song Tunes

1- 8 1s set advancing passing RSh, 1M+2L & 1L+2M 1/2 turn nearer hand & repeat back to places

9-16 1s lead down below 3s & cast up, meet, lead up to top & cast to place while 2s cast up & lead down & cast up round 3s to place, 1s+2s set

17-24 1s dance reels of 3 on own sides (1s in & down to start)

25-32 1s dance part reels of 3 on sides all crossing at the top to end 3 1 2 on opposite sides & all set

33-40 1s cast down 1 place, cross RH, cast up to 2nd place while 2s+3s cross RH, set on sides & change places RH, 2s+1s+3s set


THE DE'IL AMANG THE TAILORS  (R8x32)  3C (4C set) RSCDS Bk 14

1- 8 1s+2s set & dance RH across 1/2 way, set & dance LH across 1/2 way back to place

9-16 1s lead down the middle & back to top

17-24 1s+2s dance Allemande

25-32 2s+1s+3s circle 6H round & back



Brighouse S.C.D.Club

Crib for December 6th

Tonight's Programme by

David Longden

 


ANNIVERSARY REEL  (R4x32)  4C set S Muir  RSCDS Bk 36

1- 8 1s cross RH & cast 1 place, 1s dance 1/2 Fig of 8 round 2s

9-16 1L dances full reel of 3 with 2s while 1M dances 1/2 reel with 3s & 1/2 reel with 4s

17-24 1s dance LH across with 3s, 1s dance RH across (1L with 2s & 1M with 4s)

25-32 1s pass LSh to dance 1/2 reel of 4 with 3s, turn RH to opposite sides while 4s set advancing & 1s+4s dance RH across 1/2 way round to new places


THE COOPER'S WIFE 1  (R8x32)  3C (4C set)  G Will  Bridge of Earn Coll

1- 8 1s & 2s dance Chain Progression :-

`1s+2s 3/4 turn RH, 1M+2L turn LH 1.1/2 times as ptnrs chase cl'wise 1/2 way, 2s+1s turn RH to end on sides in order 2 1

9-16 1M casts up 1 place while 1L casts down 1 place, 1s turn LH 1.1/2 times to face 1st corners

17-24 1s dance ‘Hello-Goodbye' setting

25-32 1s dance reels of 3 across giving LSh to 1st corners


ST MARGARET'S INCH  (S5x32)  5C set Ian Barbour

1- 8 2s & 4s RH across with 1s, 3s & 5s (Ladies up & Men down), pass RSh for LH across with other couples & end facing 1st corners

9-16 2s & 4s turn 1st corner RH, partner LH, 2nd corner RH, partner LH & end facing 1st corners

17-24 2L+1s also 4M+5s dance LSh reels of 3 across while 2L+3s+4L dance RSh reel of 4 across all ending in original places

25-32 1s+2s also 3s+4s, Set+Link on the sides, 1s+4s also 3s+5s, Set+Link on the sides.  2 4 1 5 3


THE FIRST RAIN OF SPRING  (J3x32)  3C Wouter Joubert  RSCDS Bk 49

1- 8 1s dance down, cast up round 3s, meet, dance up to 1st place facing out.  1s+2s 1/2 turn (Men LH, Ladies RH)

9-16 2s+1s dance double Figs 8 (1s cross up, 2s cast to start)

17-20 1s+3s 3/4 turn RH into line up/down in middle facing partner & set

21-28 1s+3s dance 1/2 Celtic Reel:-

21-22     1s+3s pass partner RSh

23-24     1M+3L dance clockwise while 1L+3M dance 3/4 round each other LSh to face partners in line across

25-26     1s+3s pass partner RSh

27-28     1L+3M dance clockwise while 1M+3L dance 3/4 round each other LSh to face partners in line up/down set

29-32 3s+1s 3/4 turn partners RH to sidelines & 2s+3s+1s set


MAIRI'S WEDDING  (R8x40)  3C (4C set) Cosh  22 SCDs

1- 8 1s turn RH & cast to 2nd place, 1s turn LH to face 1st corners

9-16 1s dance 1/2 diagonal reel of 4 with 1st corners, 1s dance 1/2 diagonal reel with 2nd corners

17-24 1s dance 1/2 diagonal reel with 3rd corner (pstns), 1/2 diagonal reel with 4th corner (pstns)

25-32 1s dance reel of 3 across (Lady with 2s, Man with 3s - LSh to 1st corner)

33-40 2s+1s+3s circle 6H round & back

EXTRAS

SEAGREEN  (S3x32)  3C set John Drewry  Brodie Bk

1- 8 All set, 1M & 3L petronella turn into centre (BtoB position), dance out thru partner's place & cast to R into each others place while 1L & 3M cast down/up to opp end, petronella turn into centre (BtoB position) & dance out to opp sides (3) 2 (1)

9-16 All set, circle 6H round to left for 3 steps, dance in on 4th step & turn to right to dance round clockwise to (3) 2 (1)

17-24 Repeat bars 1- 8 with 1s+3s changing back to original places  1 2 3

25-32 2s followed by 1s dance down between 3s, cast up (2s to top & 1s to 2nd pl), 1s followed by 3s dance up between 2s & cast (1s to bottom & 3s to 2nd place)  2 3 1


PEAT FIRE FLAME  (R8x40)  3C (4C set) John Drewry  Bon Accord Bk

1- 8 1s cast 1 place & dance 1/2 Fig of 8 round 2s & turn 3/4 LH to face 1st corners

9-16 1s turn 1st corner RH, pass partner RSh & turn 2nd corner LH pass partner LSh to face 1st corners

17-24 1s dance 1/2 diagonal reel of 4 with 1st corners & 1/2 diagonal reel with 2nd corners to end in centre BtoB facing 3rd corners (1st corner persons)

25-32 1s set to 3rd corners & dance round one another clockwise to 4th corners, set & dance clockwise to face out on opposite sides

33-40 1s dance out & cast round 1st corner into centre while 2s & 3s dance 1/2 R&L, 2s+1s+3s turn RH


Brighouse S.C.D.Club

Crib for December 13th


Tonight's Programme by Rachel B

 


MUIRLAND WILLIE  (J8x32)  3C (4C set) RSCDS Bk 21

1- 4 1s lead down middle & cross over to cast up to 2nd pl while 2s set & cross RH to 3rd pl while 3s cast up to 1st place & cross RH

5- 8 All set & 1/2 turn 2H to own side

9-16 Repeat bars 1- 8 from new pstns

17-24 1s lead up to 1st place (4 bars); 1s set (2 bars) then 1s+2s set advancing ready for …

25-32 1s+2s dance Poussette.  2 1 3


MAUREEN AND PADDY  (R8x32)  3C (4C set)  Bruce Kerr  York Bk 2

1- 8 1s cross down & dance out between 2s+3s turning 3s by near hand, cross up & dance out between 2s+3s turning 2s with nearer hand into double triangle positions facing own sides

9-16 All set & 1s turn 3rd corners RH to double triangle position facing opp sides, all set & turn 1st corners RH to end between 2s/3s in lines across

17-24 1s dance reels of 3 across (LSh to 4th corner) 1s pass LSh ending in 2nd place own sides, 1M facing up, 1L facing down

25-32 1s dance reels of 3 on sides (RSh to 3rd corner to start) then 1s cross to 2nd place opp side, dance 1M to 3rd place, 1L to 1st place opp sides & cross to 2nd place own side (2s+3s dance normal reels of 3)

Second repeat 1s end crossing to 4th place


THE WIND ON LOCH FYNE  (S3x32)  3C Triangular set John Bowie Dickson  Dunedin 1

1- 8 1s cross over (Man between 3s, Lady between 2s) & dance Fig of 8 & end turning RH 1/2 way to face partner in original places

9-16 All dance interlocking RSh reels of 4 & end by turning RH to bring Men into centre

17-24 Men dance LH across in centre 2 places while Ladies dance clockwise 1 place, turn partner RH & repeat ending in triangular set order 2 3 1

25-32 All set & circle 6H round for 2 steps, turn partner 2H & continue to circle 6H round to pstns.  2 3 1


THE LUCKENBOOTH BROOCH  (J8x32)  3C (4C set) John Bowie Dickson  Glendarroch Sh 28

1- 8 1s in prom hold (Lady on Man's left) dance reel of 3 with 2s (RSh to 2M) & end facing 3M

9-16 1s dance reel with 3s (RSh to 3M) ending with 1s dancing across to Men's side

17-24 1M casts up & 1L dn into centre & dance out Ladies side, 1M cast up & 1L dn to end 1M b'tw'n 2s facing dn & 1L+3s face up as 2s+3s dance R&L

25-32 2s+1s+3s set twice, 1s turn RH 1.3/4 times to 2nd places


THE FALLS OF ROGIE  (R8x32)  3C (4C set) Jean Attwood  Alexander Bk 1

1- 8 1s cross RH & cast 1 place, 1s cross RH & cast 1 place (Man up Lady down)

9-16 1s dance 1/2 reels of 3 across (1M with 2s & 1L with 3s), set in lines across & change places RH with opposite person

17-24 2s+1s+3s chase cl'wise 1/2 way, 1s dance in & turn RH to face 1st crnr pstns as 2s & 3s continue to chase on to places (as bar 16)

25-32 1s dance 1/2 reel of 4 with 1st corners, passing RSh dance 1/2 reel with 2nd corners & cross passing RSh to 2nd place own sides



EXTRAS


THE FRISKY  (J8x32)  3C (4C set) R Bremner  RSCDS Bk 26

1- 8 1s turn RH & cast 1 place, turn LH & cast down 1 place

9-16 2s+3s+1s circle 6H round & back

17-24 1s lead up to top & 1s+2s set twice

25-32 1s+2s dance 1/2 R&L, set & cross RH to own sides


ANNIVERSARY REEL  (R4x32)  4C set S Muir  RSCDS Bk 36

1- 8 1s cross RH & cast 1 place, 1s dance 1/2 Fig of 8 round 2s

9-16 1L dances full reel of 3 with 2s while 1M dances 1/2 reel with 3s & 1/2 reel with 4s

17-24 1s dance LH across with 3s, 1s dance RH across (1L with 2s & 1M with 4s)

25-32 1s pass LSh to dance 1/2 reel of 4 with 3s, turn RH to opposite sides while 4s set advancing & 1s+4s dance RH across 1/2 way round to new places



Brighouse S.C.D.Club

Crib for December 20th

Christmas party


 


THE FIRST RAIN OF SPRING  (J3x32)  3C Wouter Joubert  RSCDS Bk 49

1- 8 1s dance down, cast up round 3s, meet, dance up to 1st place facing out.  1s+2s 1/2 turn (Men LH, Ladies RH)

9-16 2s+1s dance double Figs 8 (1s cross up, 2s cast to start)

17-20 1s+3s 3/4 turn RH into line up/down in middle facing partner & set

21-28 1s+3s dance 1/2 Celtic Reel:-

21-22     1s+3s pass partner RSh

23-24     1M+3L dance clockwise while 1L+3M dance 3/4 round each other LSh to face partners in line across

25-26     1s+3s pass partner RSh

27-28     1L+3M dance clockwise while 1M+3L dance 3/4 round each other LSh to face partners in line up/down set

29-32 3s+1s 3/4 turn partners RH to sidelines & 2s+3s+1s set


SHIFTIN' BOBBINS  (R8x32)  3C (4C set) Roy Clowes  Ormskirk 6

1- 8 1s cross RH to double triangle position with 2s+3s & set, 1s cast up to top & dance down until they are between 2s & 3s

9-16 1L dances RH across with 2M+3M while 1M dances LH across with 2L+3L, 1s followed by 2s+3s dance down centre

17-24 3s followed by 2s+1s dance up & 3s+2s cast down to places, 1L dances LH across with 2M+3M while 1M dances RH across with 2L+3L

25-32 1s dance up to top & cast down to 2nd place opposite side, 1s dance 1/2 Fig of 8 around 2s to end in 2nd place on own sides


MISS ELEANOR  (S3x32) 3C Ann Dix  RSCDS Bk 49

1- 8 1s+2s+3s dance Mirror (Reflection) reels of 3 on sides (1s in/down to start)

9-16 1s set, cast (2s step up) & turn RH.  1L casts to 3rd place, 1M casts up to 1st place (2M steps down & 3L steps up)

17-24 All dance 3 couple Bourrel:-

17-20     1M+3L also 2M+1L set advcg & 3/4 turn 2H to line up/down middle then pull back RSh turning to face own prtnrs as 3M & 2L chase anticl’wise to face them

21-24     All set & turn 2H to own sides.  3 1 2

25-32 3s+1s+2s circle 6H round & back


THE FLITTING OF LORN 4x32 bar Reel, 4 couple set    JEAN ATTWOOD, ALEXANDER BOOK 8,

  1-4 1st and 4th couples set and cast in, 2nd and 3rd couples step out

5-8 1st man half figure of 8 up and across to face down on the ladies’ side and 4th  lady half figure of 8 down and across to face up on the men's side, while, 1st lady and 4th man dance across the set and cast right to face each other up and down the set, lady at the top between the 2s and man at the bottom between the 3s.

9-16 1st man left shoulder reel of 3 with the 2nd and 3rd ladies, and 4th lady left shoulder reel of 3 with the 2nd and 3rd men, while, 1st lady and 4th man set and change places up and down the set, and set and change places back, ending, turning to their right, 1st lady facing 2nd lady, and 4th man facing 3rd man.

17-24 1st lady with 2nd couple and 4th man with 3rd couple right shoulder reels of 3 across, while, 1st man and 4th lady set and cross right hand, set and turn ¾ right hand to end 4th lady behind 1st lady facing up, 1st man behind 4th man facing down.

25-28 1st and 4th ladies in tandem dance up and cast right round 2nd lady, dancing down the side to end in 3rd and 2nd ladies’ places respectively, while, 4th and 1st men dance down and cast right round the 3rd man, dancing up the side to end in 2nd and 3rd mens’ places.

29-32 All 4 couples turn right hand.  Finish 2413


When the lands of Lorn fell to Clan Campbell the inhabitants left in great numbers.

The event became known as “The Great Flitting of Lorn”


QUARRIES' JIG  (J8x32)  3C (4C set) Kent W Smith  RSCDS Bk 36

1- 8 1s set, cast 1 place & dance round 1st corners passing corners LSh

9-16 1s dance reels of 3 across (1st Man with 2s & 1st Lady with 3s), 1s turn LH to face 1st corners

17-18 Centre dancers change with 1st corners RH while 2nd corners set

19-20 1st corners (in centre) change places LH while new 1st & 2nd corners dance clockwise round to next corner place

21-24 Repeat the Fig in bars 17-20 from new places

25-32 Repeat 17-20 from new places, 1s end by turning LH to 2nd place on opposite sides, 2s+1s+3s set on sides & 1s cross back RH


THE ROAD TO MALLAIG  (S4x32)  4C set J Frodsham  RSCDS Bk 36

1- 8 Dancers in 2nd & 3rd places dance RH across, then top 3 Men & bottom 3 Ladies dance 1/2 reel of 3 on sides (1M+2M also 3L+4L pass LSh to start)

9-16 Dancers in 2nd & 3rd places dance LH across, then top 3 Ladies also bottom 3 Men dance 1/2 reel of 3 on sides (1s+4s pass RSh to start).  3 4 1 2

17-24 Couples in 2nd & 3rd places (4s+1s) dance 1/2 R&L while end couples chase clockwise 1/2 way, 2s+1s & 4s+3s dance 1/2 R&L to end in orig places

25-32 All dance 1/2 RSh reels of 4 on sides, top 3 couples (4s+3s+2s) dance 1/2 reel of 3 on sides to end 2 3 4 1


THE CRANBERRY TART  (J8x32)  3C (4C set) Terry Glasspool  7 Year Itch

1- 8 1M sets & casts 1 place, sets & petronella turns between 3s facing up while 1L stands for 2 bars then sets, casts 1 place & sets

9-16 1M sets in line with 3s & all 3 Adv+Ret then 1M advances to partner while 1L petronella turns between 2s & sets in line with 2s then all 3 Adv+Ret

17-24 1L followed by partner dances reel of 3 across with 2s (RSh to 2L) to end in 2nd place own sides

25-32 1s dance RSh reels of 3 on sides giving RSh to 3s


FISHERMAN'S REEL  (R5x32)  5C Sq.Set Sue Petyt  Dunblane Holiday

5 couple square set, 5s in centre facing, 5M back to 4s, 5L back to 2s

1- 8 1s+2s+3s+4s circle 8H round & back while 5s turn RH once & LH 1.1/2 times to end 5M facing 2s & 5L facing 4s

9-16 5M+2s also 5L+4s dance RH across, 5s pass LSh & dance LH across with next couple anticlockwise (M with 1s & L with 3s)

17-24 5M dances reel of 3 with 1s+2s (in prom hold) giving RSh to 2s while 5L reels with 3s+4s giving RSh to 4s

25-32 All take ptnrs in prom hold, 5s change pl with 1s RSh, 1s pass 4s RSh, 4s pass 3s RSh, 3s pass 2s RSh & 2s end in centre facing each other


MACDONALD OF THE ISLES  (S3x32)  3C Set Derek Haynes  Carnforth Coll 2

1- 8 2s dance full diagonal Reels of 4 with 1st corners, passing by the LSh to face 2nd corners

9-16 2s dance full diagonal Reel of 4 with 2nd corners to end in original places

17-24 All dance Snowball Grand Chain for 3 cples to end 3 (2) 1:

`1s cross RH & change places LH on side with 2s

`1s change places RH with 3s while 2s cross over RH

`1s cross LH while 2s & 3s change places LH.  3 (2) 1

25-32 3s+2s dance 1/2 R&L, 3s dance 1/2 Fig of 8 round end couples (3M up & 3L down) to end in 2nd places


THE RECUMBENT STONE  (R5x48)  5C set John Drewry  Greenburn Bk 3

1- 8 2s+3s+4s circle 6H round & back while 1s & 5s wait for 4 bars then turn RH for 4 bars

9-16 1s & 3s dance Fig of 8 round couples below them

17-24 1s & 3s dancing between couple below turn them with nearer hand 1.1/2 times, cast down behind next couple & lead up LH to face 1st corners

25-32 1s & 3s dance 1/2 diag reel of 4 with 1st corners, pass RSh & dance 1/2 diagonal reel of 4 with 2nd corners, 1s pass RSh to face 3rd corners

33-40 1s & 3s dance 1/2 diag reel with 3rd crnrs & pass RSh to face partner in centre (Ladies face down & Men up) & dance 1/2 reel of 4 in up/down

41-48 3s & 1s turn RH 1.1/4 times to 2nd/4th places (opp side). 3s+1s dance 1/2 Figs 8 across (Ladies dance up, Men down,3M+1L pass RSh) End 5 3 4 1 2


TORRIDON LASSIES  (J8x40)  3C (4C set)  John Brenchley  Kangaroo Paw

1- 8 1s cross & cast 1 place, 1s dance LH across (1L with 2s, 1M with 3s) & end facing 4th corner

9-16 1s set to corners then to partner up/down the dance & end facing 1st corners, turn corners RH & pass partner LSh to face 2nd corners

17-24 1s dance 1/2 diagonal reel of 4 with 2nd corners & pass LSh to face 3rd corners, 1s set to corners then set to partner across the dance & end facing 4th corners

25-32 1s turn 4th corner (pstn) RH & pass partner LSh to face 1st corners, 1s dance 1/2 diag reel of 4 with 1st corners & pass RSh to BtoB (1M facing up)

33-40 1s dance RSh round 2nd corners & 1/2 Fig 8 (1L up, 1M down) while 2s+3s set & cross RH, set (facing up/down) & change pl RH on sides.  2 1 3


JEAN MARTIN OF ABERDEEN  (S3x32)  3C set Muriel A Johnstone  3 Dances 2006

1- 8 1s turn RH & cast 1 pl, all circle 6H round 3/4 way to left & end in lines of 3 across (Ladies face down & Men up)

9-16 All set & change places with partner RH, all circle 6H round 3/4 way to left & end in middle facing up.  3 1 2

17-24 All dance Allemande. 2 1 3

25-32 1s+3s (bottom 2 couples) dance the Bourrel to end 2 3 1 : -

`1M+3L set advg, 3/4 turn 2H & twirl to end BtoB (up/down middle L facing up & M down) while 1L+3M chase anticl'wise 1/2 way to face prtnr

`1s+3s set to partners & turn 2H to own sides having changed places


THE FLYING SPUR  (J8x32)  3C (4C set) John Drewry  Canadian Bk

1- 8 1s cross RH, cast 1 place (2s up), 1s dance 1/2 Figs of 8 (1M round 2s & 1L round 3s) while 2s+3s set & cross RH

9-16 1s dance reels of 3 own sides (RSh to 4th corner pstns-3L/2M) 1s end in centre (1L above 2s & 1M below 3s) while 2s+3s cast to meet on sides

17-24 1s set & petronella turn onto opposite sides while 2s+3s cross Ladies under Men's arch & cast to 1st/3rd places, 2s+1s+3s turn RH

25-32 1s dance down below 3s & cast up on opp sides to 2nd place, 1s dance 1/2 Figs of 8 round 2s while 2s+3s dance R&L (RH on sides to start)


RAMADAN-CE  (R8x32)  3C (4C set) John Drewry  Turkish Set

1- 8 1s dance Inveran Reels with 2s+3s

9-16 1s cross RH, cast 1 place & turn RH to face 1st corners

17-24 1s dance RSh round 1st corner, pass RSh & dance RSh round 2nd corner to end 2nd place opposite side while 1st corners dance in, 1/2 turn RH, twirl & dance out to each others place, 2nd corners dance similarly.  (3)(1)(2)

25-32 1s dance 1/2 LSh reels of 3 across (Man at top with 3s & Lady at bottom with 2s), 1s dance 1/2 RSh reels of 3 on own sides (Man Down, Lady up)


EXTRAS

SCOTT MEIKLE  (R4x32)  4C set Alice McLean  Laurieston Coll 1 & RSCDS Bk 46

1- 8 1s cross RH & cast to 2nd place, 1s dance 1/2 Fig of 8 round 2s

9-16 1s+3s dance RH across, LH back

17-24 1L followed by 3L dance Tandem reel of 3 across with 2s (LSh to 2M) & 1s end 3rd pl while 3M followed by 1M dance reel of 3 with 4s (LSh to 4L) & 3s end in 2nd pl  2 3 1 4

25-32 1s+4s dance 1/2 R&L, turn partners RH 1.1/2 times  2 3 4 1


MRS STUART LINNELL  (R8x40)  3C (4C set) J Bayly  Imperial Bk 3

1- 8 1s set & cast 1 place, 2s+1s+3s set & 1s set adv & turn right about to face out to own sides while 2L & 3M petronella right into middle to diamond formation (2L in centre at top, 3M in centre at bottom) while 2M & 3L cast into 2nd places to 1M facing 2M & 1L facing 3L in a line across

9-16 1s+2M+3L 1/2 reel of 4 across, 1s 3/4 turn LH to Lady facing up & Man down (M face M, L face L), 1s change pl RH with facing persons (2L & 3M)

17-24 2L+3M+1s 1/2 reel of 4, 2L+3M 3/4 turn LH to M face Ladies side (M facing M) & Lady face M side in line across & change place RH with facing prsns

25-32 2M+3L dance 1/2 reel of 4 across with 3M+2L to end Man facing Men’s side (M facing M), all set & 2s+3s 3/4 turn RH onto sides while 1s set & turn right about to form a circle with 1s+2s+3s all facing clockwise

33-40 All chase clockwise (8 bars) after 4 bars 1s turn RH in centre to end on own sides 2 1 3


THE AUSTRALIAN LADIES 1  (R8x32)  3C (4C set) R M Campbell  Glasgow Assembly

1- 8. 1s cross, cast down to 3rd place & 3s+1s dance RH across.

9-16. 1s lead up to top, cross, cast to 2nd place & 2s+1s dance LH across.

17-24. 2s & 3s set & cross RH as 1s cross RH & cast to right, 2s+3s set on sides & change pls RH as 1s cross RH up/down centre & cast to right

25-32. 3s & 2s set & cross RH as 1s cross RH & cast to right, 3s+2s set on sides & change pls RH as 1s cross RH up/down centre & cast to 2nd pls.


THE DEIL AMANG THE TAILORS  (R8x32)  3C (4C set) RSCDS Bk 14

1- 8 1s+2s set & dance RH across 1/2 way, set & dance LH across 1/2 way back to place

9-16 1s lead down the middle & back to top

17-24 1s+2s dance Allemande

25-32 2s+1s+3s circle 6H round & back


STAIRCASE IN STYRIA  (R5x40)  5C set  M Gray

1- 8 1s+2M also 3s+4M dance RH across, 1s+2L also 3s+4L dance LH across

9-16 1s+4M also 3s+5M dance RH across, 1s+4L also 3s+5L dance LH across & 1L also 3L end facing out Ladies side with partners behind them

17-24 1s & 3s dance out Ladies’ side & cast up 1 place, cross to Mens side & cast up to original place Ladies looping round by the right

25-32 1s cross & cast 1 place, 1s followed by 3s dance up & cast (1s to 3rd place, 3s to 2nd place)

33-40 1s cross & cast 1 place, 1s followed by 5s dance up & cast (1s to 5th place, 5s to 4th place).  2 3 4 5 1

NB – No stepping up or down until bar 27


THE BONNIE LASS O' BON ACCORD  (S64)  Sq.Set John Drewry  Bon Accord Bk

1 - 8 (8 bar introduction) All stand for 4 bars then bow & curtsey to Partner & to Corner

9-16 1s+3s lead into centre & lead opposite person through side couples, cross, cast to meet partner & turn RH to end with Lady on Man's left

17-24 2s+4s repeat & end with Men facing out

25-32 All dance full interlocking Reels of 4 across giving LH in centre, ending with Ladies dancing clockwise round outside of set to meet next Man as Men dance anticlockwise (from LH across) to meet next Lady

33-38 Men turn new partner RH into Allemande hold, dance round anticlockwise 1/2 way & turn Ladies to face them (as ordinary allemande)

39-40 All cast round to right passing original partner & turn in to face them

41-48 All dance Grand Chain

49-56 All set to partners & turn 2H opening into 4H round (1s+4s & 2s+3s) opening into

57-64 All circle 8H round & back