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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.

Welcome to 2018

Happy New Year

Brighouse S.C.D.Club

Crib for January 11th

Tonight's Programme by Veronica  


AIRD OF COIGACH  (J4x48)  4C set John Bayly  Imperial Bk 3

1- 8 All Men dance across passing partner RSh & cast down to the bottom of set (4th Man leading), cross the bottom of the set & up Men’s side

9-16 All circle 8H round & back (retaining the circle formation to bar 40)

17-20 1L & 1M with dancer on their left (nearer hands joined) cross diagonally (Mens arch) & both pairs turn away from each other to face in

21-24 1L & 1M take dancer on left (NHJ) & cross over (dancing Man couple make arch) both pairs turning away from each other to face in

25-32 1s continue this Fig 2 more times to end with top 2 dancers facing each other also bottom dancers facing each other for a Snowball Grand Chain

33-40 All dance Snowball Grand Chain for 4 cpls: -

`End couples cross RH & change places LH on side with side persons

 `Original side persons cross RH while original end couples change places RH on sides & all change places LH on sides

41-48 All Ladies dance across passing opposite Man RSh & cast up to top, cross & down on the Ladies side to end opposite partner.  2 3 4 1


MRS STEWART OF FASNACLOICH  (R8x32)  3C (4C set) Golden Jubilee Dances

1- 8 1s & 2s Petronella turn into centre & set, 3/4 turn partner RH & 1s+2s dance 1/2 RH across (1s end in 2nd place own sides)

9-16 1s cross RH to 3rd place opp sides to dance reel of 3 with 2s+3s (2s+3s start RSh on Ladies side & LSh on Men’s side) end facing 2nd crnrs

17-24 1s dance 1/2 diag reel of 4 with 2nd corners, turn LH for 1/2 LSh reel with 1st crnrs passing LSh to end BtoB in centre (1M face up 1L down)

25-32 1s circle 3H round to left (Man with 3s & Lady with 2s), 1s drop LH & open up to circle 6H round to left 1/2 way & all set


THE DREAM CATCHER  (S96)  Sq.Set E Orr  RSCDS Bk 45

1- 8 All circle 8H round & back

9-16 1s+3s dance the Swirl:- Turn partner RH into Allemande hold & dance LSh round other couple 1/2 way, dance LH across & swirl to face side couples (BtoB with ptnr & Lady facing Man)

17-24 All dance reels of 4 across

25-32 All set & dancing couples dance out between side couples, cross & cast to change places RH with partner back into places

33-40 All set & advance with partners, retire diagonally with corners & set

41-48 1L+4M dance R&L with 3L+2M (on diagonal)

49-56 1M+2L dance R&L with 3M+4L (other diagonal)

57-64 All set with corners, Adv+Ret with partners & set

65-88 2s & 4s repeat bars 9-32

89-96 All circle 8H round & back


THE WEATHERCOCK  (J4x32)  4C set Veronica Hughes  Leeds Silver Jubilee

1- 8 All dance RSh reels of 4 on own sides

9-16 1s & 3s set advancing into centre (give RH to partner) & Bal-in-Line, 1s+2s & 3s+4s dance RH across once round

17-24 Centre couple (1L+3M) 3/4 turn LH in centre while 1M & 3L dance round crnr to meet ptnr in line across & set, repeat & set in line up/down dance

25-32 3s+2s & 1s+4s dance RH across once round, turn facing corner RH (2L+3L, 3M+2M, 1L+4L & 1M+4M) onto own sides (Ladies turn 1.1/2 while Men turn once round).  2 3 4 1


MAJOR IAN STEWART  (J8x32)  3C (4C set) John Drewry  RSCDS Bk 35

1- 8 1s+2s 1/2 turn partners RH & dance RH across 1/2 way, 2s+1s full turn partner RH ending with 2s at top & 1s in 2nd place

9-16 2s+1s+3s dance reels of 3 on own sides (1L dances in & up as 1M dances in & down to start) & 1s end facing 1st corners

17-24 1s set to 1st corners then to each other across the dance, set to 2nd corners & Petronella turn to 2nd place own sides

25-32 2s+1s+3s circle 6H round to the left for 6 steps, pivot & chase back to places



EXTRAS


ELEGANT CRANES STRATHSPEY  (S3x32)  3C set  S Inagaki

1- 8 All dance 1/2 Grand Chain, set & turn partners 2H.  (3)(2)(1)

9-16 All dance Reflection reels of 3 (1s in & up to start) ending with 1s dancing up to face 1st corners pstns as 2s continue to 3rd place

17-24 1s dance 1/2 diag reel with 1st crnrs & pass RSh to face 2nd crnr pstns, 1s dance 1/2 reel with 2nd crnrs & curve to right to 1M b’tw’n 2s, 1L b’tw’n 3s

25-32 All Set+Link for 3 to 2 1 3 (all on opp sides), all chase clockwise 1/2 way to 3 1 2


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



Brighouse S.C.D.Club

Crib for January 18th

Tonight's Programme by David and Jill  


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 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


ALISON ROSE  (S4x32)  4C set Derek Ivory  Imperial 2

1- 8 1s lead down to bottom, all set & circle 8H round to left 2 places (end with Men at top of dance & Ladies at bottom)

9-16 Men dance LH across & Ladies RH across once round, continue but change places with partner when passing thru middle in order 1 4 3 2

17-24 As 1s (+4s+3s+2s) meet again (Men drop RH) & leads his prtnr round to end 1s (followed by 4s+3s+2s) leading up to top, all 1/2 turning RH into…

25-32 All dance Allemande ending 2 3 4 1


THE ELEPHANT'S STAMPEDE  (J4x48)  Sq.Set L MacDonald+G Mackintosh  Aurora 10th Anniv Bk

1- 8 All circle 8H round & back

9-16 1s+3s advance & with free hand join with 2s & 4s & retire into longwise set across the dance, all dance 1/2 parallel reels of 4 across

17-24 All dance 1/2 R&L at each end of set, turn (person on Mans left) RH 1.1/2 times to form Sq.Set

25-32 All Ladies petronella turn to next Ladies place to right & set, repeat to meet partner (all have progressed 1 place to right)

33-48 All dance full Schiehallion Reel



SETON'S CEILIDH BAND  (J4x64)  4C set B Fordyce  Morison's Bush Coll

1- 8 1s cross RH & cast 1 place, lead down between 3s & cast down behind 4s

9-16 1s dance reflection reels of 3 on opposite sides beginning by dancing up between 4s

17-24 1s cross RH & cast up 1 place, lead up between 3s & cast up behind 2s

25-32 1s dance reels of 3 on own sides beginning by dancing down between 2s

33-40 1s cross RH & cast down 1 place to give RH to partner & LH to 1st corners, Bal-in-Line & turn partner RH to give LH to 2nd corners

41-48 Bal-in-Line & 1s dance out & cast down behind 3s, lead up to top crossing to 1st place own sides

49-60 1L+2L & 1M+2M change places RH on sides & 2s+1s cross over LH, repeat with 3s & 4s until reaching the bottom of the set

61-64 All turn RH 1.1/2 times


EXTRAS


PELORUS JACK  (J8x32)  3C (4C set) B 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, 1s dance Alternating Tandem 1/2 reel 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


BRATACH BANA  (R8x32)  3C (4C set) John Drewry  Bon Accord Bk

1- 8 1s turn RH & cast 1 place, 1s dance LSh round 1st corners to 2nd place opposite side facing 2nd corners

9-16 1s dance 1/2 Reel of 3 on the sides & dance 1/2 Reel of 3 across (1M with 3s at top, 1L with the 2s)

17-24 1s turn LH, turn 3rd crnrs RH (1st crnr person) & pass RSh to turn 4th crnr RH ending in 2nd pl own side in prom hold with 4th crnr

25-32 1s+4th crnrs Prom diag across (pass RSh) to diag opp crnr & 1/2 turn to end 1s in 2nd pl opp side, 1s dance 1/2 Diag R&L (M up, L dn) to end in 2nd pl



Brighouse S.C.D.Club

Crib for January 4th

Tonight's Programme by Rod  


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


POLHARROW BURN  (R5x32)  5C set Hugh Foss  Glendarroch SD Sheets

1- 8 1s & 3s cross RH, cast 1 place & dance 1/2 Fig of 8 round couple above them

9-16 1s & 3s turn RH then LH (long turns) to face 1st corners while 2s & 5s 1/2 turn RH & chase clockwise to other end of set

17-24 1s & 3s dance 1/2 Reels of 4 with 1st corners then 2nd corners

25-32 1s & 3s dance 1/2 Reel of 4 with 3rd corner, turn partner LH & cast down 1 place own sides.  2 4 1 5 3


INDIAN RIVER STRATHSPEY  (S3x32)  3C Triangular set George Senyk

1- 8 1s+2s+3s in prom hold dance a reel of 3 across the set, 1s passing 3s RSh to start

9-16 1s (with Lady leading) dance RH across with 3s & dance LH across with 2s

17-24 2s+3s dance Ladies Chain across the set while 1s set & dance between 2s+3s & cast individually back to places

25-32 1s+3s dance 1/2 R&L, 1s+2s dance 1/2 R&L to end 3 1 2


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 REEL OF THE ROYAL SCOTS  (R8x32)  3C (4C set) Roy Goldring  RSCDS Leaflet Dances 27

1- 8 1s 1/2 turn 2s on sides (1M RH - 1L LH) to face out, 2s+1s+3s set, 1s 1/2 turn 3s on sides (1M LH - 1L RH) end 3s facing out & 2s+3s+1s set

9-16 1s followed by 3s dance up between 2s, cast down 1 place, dance in & 1s cast up to 2nd place 3s end in 3rd place

17-24 1s turn 1st corners RH, pass partner RSh turn 2nd corners RH & cross passing partner RSh to 2nd place own sides

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

EXTRAS


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 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



Brighouse S.C.D.Club

Crib for January25th

Burns 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


MRS STEWART'S JIG  (J8x32)  3C (4C set) Frans Ligtmans  RSCDS Bk 35

1- 8 1s set, 1L followed by partner casts 2 places, 1L crosses (below 3s) & casts up on Men’s side to 2nd place facing down while 1M dances round 3L & up the middle to 2nd place Ladies side facing down

9-16 2s+1s+3s dance Grand Chain, end with 2M & 1M facing out

17-24 2s+1s dance Ladies Chain

25-32 2s+1s+3s Adv+Ret for 2 steps & 1s turn 1.1/2 RH to own sides


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

1- 8 1s & 4s set & cast in 1 place, 1s+4s dance 1/2 R&L

9-16 2s & 3s repeat

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)


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


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




RITA'S RAMBLE (3 couple set 32 bar strathspey)                                                                     l. AUSTIN

2c start on opposite side (1,2x,3)

1–8 2c cross RH | cast to the R ; ½ Lsh Reels3 across

9–16 2c cross RH up/dn | cast R ; ½ Lsh Reels3 on the sides (3x,2,1x)

17–24 8 bars of R&L for 3 couples

25–32 All turn new partner RH ; All chase clw ½ round.


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


MIDNIGHT OIL 1  (J5x48)  5C set John Drewry  Bankhead Bk 3

1- 8 1s & 3s lead down & 3/4 turn RH to L facing down & M up, retaining hold of RH set & L turns under ptnrs Rt arm to dance up (Men follow prtnr)

9-16 1s & 3s dance RH across with 2L/4L, 1s & 3s dance LH across with 4M/5M to end facing 1st corners

17-24 1s also 3s dance Pass+Turn with 1st corners & pass RSh to face 2nd corners, dance Pass+Turn with 2ndcorners & into centre facing partner (L facing down M up)

25-32 1s+3s dance reel of 4 up & down centre of dance & end in centre holding partners nearer hand (1s face Ladies side & 3s face Men’s side)

33-40 1s also 3s dance out sides & cast, dance in to meet ptnr (1M & 3L pass LSh) to dance out other side & cast back to middle (1M & 3L pass RSh & face each other)

41-48 1L also 3M set twice while 1M+3L turn RH, 1s & 3s turn partner LH & cast down 1 place on own sides


GLENGARRY HOMESTEAD  (S4x32)  4C set  J Brenchley  Kangaroo Paw

1- 8 1s+3s dance 1/2 Figs of 8 round 2s/4s, 1s+3s dance down 1 place & turn inwards face up as 2s also 4s dance up 1 pl & in to face 1s/3s & all set

9-16 2s+1s also 4s+3s circle 4H round to left, all dance 1/2 RSh reels of 4 on sides but end with 1s+4s 3/4 turning LH bringing Ladies into centre

17-24 1s+4s dance the Targe : -

`17-18  1st & 4th Ladies  3/4 turn RH while Men dance 1/4 way round anticlockwise

 `19-20 1st Man with 4th Lady & 1st Lady with 4th Man full turn LH

`21-22 1st & 4th Ladies  3/4 turn RH while Men dance 1/4 way round anticlockwise

`23-24 1st Man with 4th Lady & 1st Lady with 4th Man turn LH to end on sides to end (3) 1 (4) 2

25-32 All dance 1/2 RSh reels of 4 on sides, all set & 3s+4s cross to own sides.  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




NOTTINGHAM LACE  (R96)  Sq.Set J Bradley  Nottingham Lace

PART 1

1- 8 All dance 1/2 Grand Chain & set to partners, 3/4 turn RH to end with Ladies in centre for LH across

9-12 Ladies dance LH across 1/2 way while Men dance 1/4 way round clockwise, Ladies 1/2 turn nearest Man RH

13-16 Men dance LH across 1/2 way while Ladies dance 1/4 way round clockwise & all 1/2 turn partners RH

17-24 All repeat bars 9-16 to original places

PART 2

25-32 1L & 3M change places RH, cast behind 4s & change places RH to join end of line while 1M & 3L dance similarly behind 2s, all set

33-40 All Adv+Ret, 1s+2L+4M also 3s+2M+4L circle 4H round to left to end in line across (1s & 3s in centre of line)

41-48 All Adv+Ret, circle 8H round 1/2 way to end in Sq.Set opposite to original places

PART 3

49-72 Repeat PART 2 with 2s & 4s as dancing couples, all ending in original places

PART 4

73-96 Repeat PART 1


THE FLOWER O' THE QUERN 1  (S4x32)  4C set  John Drewry  Canadian Bk

3s & 4s start on opp sides

 1- 8 1s+2s & 3s+4s circle 4H round to left to end in middle, 1s+2s also 3s+4s set facing, 1s+4s cast in 1 pl & change pl LH on sides with other dancer

9-16 1s+4s dance ½ Figs of 8 round end couples, change places LH again on sides, dance ½ Fig of 8 round other end couple & change pl again LH

17-24 All dance reels of 4 on sides.  2 4 1 3

25-32 2s+4s also 1s+3s set facing on sides, 1s & 4s turn end couples (dancing between ends) & dance ½ Figs of 8 round end couples to end 2 4 1 3


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)


MACDONALD OF KEPPOCH  (M-(S64+R64))  Sq.Set Chris Ronald  RSCDS Bk 49

1- 8 1s+3s dance 6 bars R&L (Men polite turns) to finish in centre B-to-B with partner facing side couples (1L+2L, 1M+4M, 3L+4L, 3M+2M). All set

9-16 Reels of 4 across.  Finish in line up/down with Ladies (in middle) facing, 1M facing down, 3M facing up

17-24 Reel of 4 (1L+3L pass RSh) All pass LSh at ends, RSh in middle.  Finish in original places facing partners

25-32 All set, all turn partner RH 1.1/4 into promenade hold & dance 1 place anticlockwise.

Repeat from new positions in Strathspey then twice in Reel time back to original places


THE ELEPHANT'S STAMPEDE  (J4x48)  Sq.Set L MacDonald+G Mackintosh  Aurora 10th Anniv Bk

1- 8 All circle 8H round & back

9-16 1s+3s advance & with free hand join with 2s & 4s & retire into longwise set across the dance, all dance 1/2 parallel reels of 4 across

17-24 All dance 1/2 R&L at each end of set, turn (person on Mans left) RH 1.1/2 times to form Sq.Set

25-32 All Ladies petronella turn to next Ladies place to right & set, repeat to meet partner (all have progressed 1 place to right)

33-48 All dance full Schiehallion Reel


THE IRISH ROVER  (R8x32)  3C (4C set) James Cosh  22 SCDs

1- 8 1s dance down below 3s & cast up to 2nd place own sides, 1L dances RH across with 2s while 1M dances RH across with 3s

9-16 1s dance 1/2 diagonal reel of 4 with 1st corners, 1/2 reel with 2nd corners & 1/2 turn LH in centre to face 1st corners

17-24 1s dance reels of 3 across giving LSh to 1st corners ending in 2nd place own sides

25-32 1s dance Diag R&L (1M crossing down & 1L crossing up to start)




THE BEES OF MAGGIEKNOCKATER  (J4x32)  4C set John Drewry  Canadian Bk

1- 8 1s cross RH & cast 1 place, dance RH across with 3s & end 1M+3L also 1L+3M in prom hold facing out to pass corner person RSh

9-24 All dance 4x1/2 Reels of 3 on sides (to right to start, then left, right & left) with 1s+3s changing partners in centre at end of each 1/2 Reel to progress Men clockwise & Ladies anticlockwise.  End in centre 1s facing down & 3s facing up

25-32 1s dance between 3s turning 3s with nearer hand 1.1/2 times, crossing over to own sides & turn 4th person 1.1/2 times (Men RH & Ladies LH)


POLHARROW BURN  (R5x32)  5C set Hugh Foss  Glendarroch SD Sheets

1- 8 1s & 3s cross RH, cast 1 place & dance 1/2 Fig of 8 round couple above them

9-16 1s & 3s turn RH then LH (long turns) to face 1st corners while 2s & 5s 1/2 turn RH & chase clockwise to other end of set

17-24 1s & 3s dance 1/2 Reels of 4 with 1st corners then 2nd corners

25-32 1s & 3s dance 1/2 Reel of 4 with 3rd corner, turn partner LH & cast down 1 place own sides.  2 4 1 5 3


STARLIGHT  (R8x32)  3C (4C Set)  E Abdill  RSCDS Bk 44

1- 8 1s cross RH, cast 1 place, PdB in turn right about to face opposite sides & set as double triangles

9-16 1s dance out, cast round 1st corners into centre while 2s+3s Adv+Ret diagonally, 1s PdB towards each other& turn right about to face up/down & set as double triangles

17-24 1s dance up/down, cast to right to 2nd place own sides while 2s+3s Adv+Ret, 1s dance RH across (1L with 2s & 1M +3s) end facing 1st crnrs

25-32 1s dance 'Hello-Goodbye' setting ending with petronella turn to 2nd places


ANNAN GOLD  (S3x32)  3C set E Ramwell

1- 8 All set & cross RH, set & cross back RH

9-16 1s lead down for 2 steps & set passing LSh to face 1st corners, turn crnrs 2H into lines across (1L between 2s & 1M with 3s) & all set

17-24 1s set passing LSh to face 2nd corners & turn corners 2H onto sides, all set & 1s pass RSh to 2nd place own sides

25-32 1s dance reels of 3 on own sides (dancing out & down to start) & 1s+3s change places on sides (Men LH, Ladies RH)