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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 13th JUne

Tonight's Programme by  Bill

 

NAPIER'S INDEX  (J8x40)  3C (4C Set)  Brian Charlton  RSCDS Bk 45

1- 8  1s set & cast 1 place, turn LH 1.1/4 times to end in Bal-in-Line position between 1st corners

9-16 1s+1st corners Bal-in-Line & turn corners RH (4 bars) to Bal-in-Line again with 1st corners

17-24 1s dance reel of 3 on sides (LSh to 2nd corner) & end diagonally between 2nd corners

25-32 1s+2nd corners Bal-in-Line & turn corners RH (4 bars), Bal-in-Line again with 2nd corners

33-40 1s dance reels of 3 across (LSh to 3rd corners) & cross RH to 2nd places


LIQUID ASSETS  (J8x32)  3C (4C set) John Drewry  Stoneywood Coll 2

1- 8 1s cross down to dance reflection reels of 3 on opposite sides 1s ending at top on opposite sides facing in & 2s face out

9-16 1s turn 2s 1.1/2 times with nearer hands, 1s turn 3s 1.1/2 times with other hand

17-24 1s cross up to dance reels of 3 on own side At end 3s face out

25-32 1s turn 3s 1.1/2 times with nearer hands, 1s dance up to top & cast to 2nd places


CITY OF BELFAST  (S3x32)  3C setLucy Mullholland  Belfast Diamond Jubilee Bk & RSCDS Bk 48

1- 8 1s dance 1/2 Fig of 8 round 2s, 1L+2M turn RH 1.1/4 times while 1M+2L turn LH 1.1/4 times & 1s end BtoB facing opp sides

9-16 1s+2s dance reel of 4 across & 2s end in 1st places while 1s pass LSh to face 1st corners

17-24 1s set to 1st corner & 2nd corner ending (turning to right) between corners, all set & 1s cross RH

25-32 1s+3s dance Espagnole:-

`25-26   1s+3s cross (Ladies lead across RH passing between Men) with Ladies changing places RH

`27-28   1s+3s cross back (Men lead across RH between Ladies) with Men changing places RH

`29-32   3s turn RH as 1s turn LH to end 2 3 1


JIM'S HABERDASHERY  (J8x40)  3C (4C set) Alan MacPherson  Bannockburn 700

1- 8 1s+2s dance Double Fig of 8 (1s crossing down)

9-16 1M+2M turn RH & 1L+2L turn LH 1.1/2 times (4 bars), 1s dance out own side, down behind 3s & cross up to 2nd place opposite sides

17-24 1s dance reels of 3 on opposite sides (1s out & up/2s in & down to start), 1s end crossing up to 2nd place own sides

25-32 1s dance reels of 3 on own sides (1s out & up to start), 1s end in centre facing up

33-40 1s dance up to top, cast to 2nd place & 2s+1s+3s turn RH

Original version: - 33-40  1s turn 2s with nearer hand (4 bars) & turn 3s with other hand (4 bars)


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”


EXTRAS



REEL OF THE 51ST DIVISION  (R8x32)  3C (4C set) Atkinson  RSCDS Bk 13

1- 8 1s set & cast below 3s, lead up to face 1st corners

9-16 1s set & turn 1st corners RH to balance in diagonal line, set & 1s turn LH to face 2nd corners

17-24 1s set & turn 2nd corners RH to Bal-in-Line, set & 1s turn LH to 2nd place own sides

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


EZEKIEL'S WHEEL  (R88)  Sq set  James Mungall  Baton Rouge SCDs

1- 8 Ladies dance RH across & keeping hold of RH in middle take partners LH & Bal-in-Line then 1/2 turn partners LH into centre

9-16 Men dance RH across & keeping hold of RH in middle take partners LH & Bal-in-Line then 1/2 turn Ladies LH into centre & face partners

17-32 All dance double Celtic Reel:-

Each couple passes partner RSh to change places, Men dance LSh round each other 3/4 way while Ladies dance on 1 place clockwise. This is repeated with Ladies dance LSh 3/4 round each other while Men dance on 1 place clockwise.

 Repeat back to positions

33-48 All dance full Schiehallion reels

49-56 1s & 3s take partners 2H & slip step to the opposing position (Men pass BtoB) & turn partners 2H, slip step back to original positions (Ladies pass BtoB) & turn partners 2H to original positions.

57-64 2s & 4s repeat bars 49-56

65-80 All dance Grand Chain but when 1/2 way round on bars 71-72 set to partner, repeat to places but again set to partner on bars 79-80

81-88 All dance 8H round & back



Brighouse S.C.D.Club

Crib for 20th June

Tonight's Programme by Isobel

 


TAMBOURINE  (R8x32)  3C (4C set) Lawrie Bowlen  East Ivanhoe Bk

1- 8 1s lead down the middle & back to 2nd place own side (2s step up 3-4)

9-16 1s dance 1/2 LSh reels of 3 across, passing 1st corners LSh. 1s dance 1/2 RSh reels of 3 on opposite sides (Man up, Lady down).1s end in 2nd place opp sides, all dancing loops into place

17-24 1s dance 1/2 LSh reels of 3 across (Man up Lady down). 1s dance 1/2 RSh reels of 3 on own sides (Man down, Lady up). End 2 1 3 4

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


INCHMICKERY  (J5x32)  5C set Roy Goldring  14 Social Dances

1- 8 1s+2s circle 4H round to left, 1s dance in & cast to 3rd place

9-16 1s dance RH across (1L with 3s & 1M with 4s), pass RSh & dance LH across with other couple 2 3 1 4 5

17-24 1L+2M (at top) also 1M+5L (at bottom) turn RH, 1L+5M (at bottom)  also 1M+2L (at top) turn LH (1s end 3rd place own side)

25-32 1s dance in & cast to 5th place, 5s+1s circle 4H round to right.  2 3 4 5 1


FAR NORTH QUEENSLAND  (S5x32)  5C set John Brenchley  The Other Kangaroo Paw

1- 4 1s+ 5s cross RH & cast down/up 1 place (2s+4s step up/down)

5- 8 1M+2s  also 1L+3s+5M also 5L+4s dance circles round to Left.  1s+5s end in middle facing partners (Men facing down, Ladies facing up)

9-16 1s+5s set, dance 1/2 reel of 4, set advancing to partners, pass LSh to face 2nd corner positions

17-24 1s+5s dance 1/2 diag. reel of 4 with 2nd corners, turn LH to face 1st corner positions, dance 1/2 diag. reel of 4 with 1st corners, turn LH to face 4th corner positions (partner's 2nd corner position)

25-32 1s+5s dance 1/2 diag. reel of 4 with 4th corners, turn LH to face out on own sides, cast 1 place (3s+2s step up 31-32)    4 3 5 2 1


THE BON VIVEUR  (M-(S2x32+R2x32))  Sq.Set                         I & C Brockbank  ianbrockbank.com/dances & RSCDS Bk 52

1- 8 All circle 8H round & back

9-16 1s+3s dance Men's Chain finish with Ladies facing out

17-28 All dance Schiehallion reels (12 bars) to finish 1 place clockwise from starting place 4 1 2 3

29-32 All birl (or turn) partners RH  End 4 1 2 3

Note: Dance twice as Strathspey, twice as Reel


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


EXTRA

THE DANCING MASTER  (J96)  Sq.Set John Drewry  Donside Bk

1- 8 1s & 3s set & pivot to right & dance round 1/4 cl'wise inside set (L follows M) & face in, 1s+3s change places with other partner RH & dance clockwise back to partners place (M follows L)

9-16 1s & 3s dance RH across with corner 2L/4L, 1s & 3s dance across & LH across with other corner 4M/2M to end in pl facing cl'wise (M behind L)

17-24 1s also 3s dance Tandem reels of 3 with corners, 1s & 3s ending in prom hold facing out

25-32 1s & 3s dance clockwise 1/2 way round outside of set & dance in back to original places (pass RSh) while 2s & 4s (prom hold) Adv+Ret

33-64 2s & 4s repeat above Figs from beginning (bars 1-32)

65-72 All set to partners & change place RH, Ladies dance 3/4 RH across while Men cast 1 place clockwise to meet opposite Lady

73-80 All repeat this Fig (bars 65-72) to end with own partners (opposite to where they started)

81-88 All dance 1/2 Schiehallion Reel (2 places) back to original places

89-96 All circle 8H round & back


Brighouse S.C.D.Club

Crib for 27th June

Tonight's Programme by Kathleen



 


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


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)


FAR NORTH QUEENSLAND  (S5x32)  5C set John Brenchley  The Other Kangaroo Paw

1- 4 1s+ 5s cross RH & cast down/up 1 place (2s+4s step up/down)

5- 8 1M+2s  also 1L+3s+5M also 5L+4s dance circles round to Left.  1s+5s end in middle facing partners (Men facing down, Ladies facing up)

9-16 1s+5s set, dance 1/2 reel of 4, set advancing to partners, pass LSh to face 2nd corner positions

17-24 1s+5s dance 1/2 diag. reel of 4 with 2nd corners, turn LH to face 1st corner positions, dance 1/2 diag. reel of 4 with 1st corners, turn LH to face 4th corner positions (partner's 2nd corner position)

25-32 1s+5s dance 1/2 diag. reel of 4 with 4th corners, turn LH to face out on own sides, cast 1 place (3s+2s step up 31-32)    4 3 5 2 1


SWISS LASSIE  (R8x32)  3C (4C set) Rosi Betsche  RSCDS Bk 39

1- 8 1s dance in & cast to 3rd place, 2s+1s turn partners RH 1.1/4 times to form a line up & down middle of set (Men facing down Ladies up)

9-16 2s+1s dance reel of 4 up & down middle of set ending with 2M facing Ladies side & 1L facing Men’s side

17-24 2s+1s chase round clockwise 1/2 way, 1s+3s+2s Adv+Ret

25-32 3s+2s (bottom 2 couples) 1/2 turn partners RH, dance RH across 1/2 way, 1s+2s (top 2 couples) 1/2 turn partners RH & dance RH across 1/2 way


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



EXTRAS

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


TAMBOURINE  (R8x32)  3C (4C set) Lawrie Bowlen  East Ivanhoe Bk

1- 8 1s lead down the middle & back to 2nd place own side (2s step up 3-4)

9-16 1s dance 1/2 LSh reels of 3 across, passing 1st corners LSh. 1s dance 1/2 RSh reels of 3 on opposite sides (Man up, Lady down).1s end in 2nd place opp sides, all dancing loops into place

17-24 1s dance 1/2 LSh reels of 3 across (Man up Lady down). 1s dance 1/2 RSh reels of 3 on own sides (Man down, Lady up). End 2 1 3 4

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



Brighouse S.C.D.Club

Crib for 4th July


Tonight's Programme by Valerie

 

THE HAZEL TREE  (J8x32)  3C (4C set) John Drewry  Brodie Bk

1- 8 1s+2s dance Espagnole: -

`1-2   1s+2s cross (Ladies lead across RH passing between Men) with Ladies changing places RH

`3-4   1s+2s cross back (Men lead across RH between Ladies) with Men changing places RH

`5-8   2s turn RH as 1s turn LH to face 1st corners

9-16 1s turn 1st corners RH, pass RSh, turn 3rd corner LH & pass LSh to face 2nd corner

17-24 1s turn 2nd corners RH, pass RSh, turn 4th corner LH, 1s pass LSh to face down in middle (opposite sides) left hands joined

25-32 1s lead down below 3s, cross, cast up to 2nd place own sides, 2s+1s+3s turn RH


MRS MILNE OF KINNEFF  (S4x32)  Sq.Set A Macpherson  RSCDS Leaflet Dances 20

1- 8 1s & 3s join hands with partner & adv for 2 steps, turn opposite partner RH once round, retaining opp ptnr hand dance RH across with 2s/4s

9-16 Dancing couples (1M+3L & 1L+3M) facing side couples dance parallel reels of 4 across the dance

17-18 Dancing couples (1M+3L & 1L+3M) set to side couples

19-22 Dancing couples (1M+3L & 1L+3M) dance out between side couples & cast to original places while side couples separate & dance into centre to meet partners then holding nearer hands dance out to original places

23-24 All turn partners 2H

25-32 All circle 8H 1/2 way round to left, 3/4 turn partners RH into prom hold (Ladies on inside) & all Promenade 1 place clockwise


FIFE NESS  (R8x32)  3C (4C set) Mary Shoolbraid Brandon  4 SCDs 1978

1- 8 1s 1/2 turn RH into prom hold & dance down, cross LH & cast up behind 3s on own sides to 2nd place

9-16 1L & 2M+3M set advancing to form triangle, 1L & 2M+3M retire as 1M & 2L+3L set advancing to form triangle, repeat this Fig (bars 9-12)

17-24 1s in prom hold dance 1/2 LSh reel of 3 with 2L+3L (in centre of set), 2L & 3L pick up each others partner & complete reel

25-32 1s (prom hold) continue with 1/2 reel of 3 with 2M+3M (Men leave Ladies on Men's side in 1st & 3rd place) all end opp side 2 1 3, all set & cross 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


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

1- 8 1s & 3s cross RH, cast 1 place (2s & 4s step up) & dance 1/2 Fig of 8 round couple above them

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

17-24 1s & 3s dance 1/2 diag reels of 4 with 1st corners, pass partner LSh, dance 1/2 diag reels of 4 with 2nd corners

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



EXTRA

WEST'S HORNPIPE  (R4x32)  4C set 5 Traditional SCDs 1965

1- 8 1s cross down & dance reflection reels of 3 on opposite sides

9-16 1s cross down to dance reflection reels of 3 on own sides

17-24 1s lead down the middle & back to top (1s end facing 2s diagonally)

25-32 1s set to 2s & dance down to 4th place (2s+3s+4s step up 27-28), 4s+1s circle 4H round

Brighouse S.C.D.Club

Crib for JUly 11th


Tonight's Programme by Rachel B

 


MIDNIGHT OIL  (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 2nd corners & 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.  End 2 4 1 5 3


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


BUTTERSCOTCH & HONEY  (S4x32)  4C set Jean Attwood  Alexander Leaflet 24

1- 8 1s set & 1/2 turn RH into prom hold, 1s dance 1/2 RSh reel of 3 with 2s (2s end on opposite sides)

9-16 1s dance 1/2 LSh Reel of 3 with 3s & 1/2 RSh reel of 3 with 4s

17-24 1s followed by 4s+3s+2s cast up on opposite sides to top, cross over to own sides each Lady passing in front of partner & down own side

25-32 All set to partners & turn 2H into 4H round (2s with 3s & 4s with 1s)


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 clockwise 1/2 way, 1s dance in & turn 1.1/4 RH to face 1st corner positions 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 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


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