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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 30th

St. Andrew's Night  


ST ANDREW'S FAIR  (J8x32)  3C (4C set) Roy Goldring  5 SCDs

1- 8 1s cross RH, cast 2 places, cross LH below 3s & cast up to 2nd place own sides

9-16 2s+1s+3s 1/2 turn RH retain hands & all set (M face down & L up) 2L leads Ladies across & down own side while 3M leads Men across & up

17-24 3s+1s+2s circle 6H round & back

25-32 3s+1s+2s 1/2 turn LH retain hands & all set (M face up & L down) 2L leads Ladies across & up own side while 3M leads Men across & down


RAY MILBOURNE  (R4x32)  4C set Derek Haynes  Carnforth Coll 1

2s & 4s start on opp sides

1- 8 1s & 4s cross RH, cast in 1 place & dance 1/2 Figs of 8 round end couples

9-16 1s+4s dance 1/2 R&L, all dance 1/2 reels of 4 on sides

17-24 3s+1s also 4s+2s dance Men’s Chain

25-32 All circle 8H round & back


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


SPIFFIN'  (J5x32)  5C Sq.Set (5s facing 1s) D&A Quarrie+Friends  Chicago 25th Anniv Coll

1- 8 5s dance reels of 3 with 1s+3s (5s start by passing opposite dancer by LSh)

9-16 5L dances RH across with 2s while 5M dances LH across with 4s, 5s lead up thru 1s & cast back to centre

17-24 5L dances LH across with 2s while 5M dances RH across with 4s, 5s lead down thru 3s & cast back to centre

25-32 5s Tulloch turn right (Kilt Grip) twice, 5s+1s set & dance part LH across (5s dance 1/2 way while 1s dance 1/4 way & into centre to face 2s)


MERRY ST ANDREWS  (J8x40)  3C (4C set) Chris Ronald  Sunday Class Bk 2

1- 8 1s set, cast to 3rd place (2s+3s step up). 2s set, cast to 3rd place (3s+1s step up).  3 1 2

9-16 1s set to 1st corner (pstn) & change places with corners RH.  1s followed by corners chase 1/2 round clockwise outside 2M&3L to own sides

17-24 3M & 2L (2nd place) set to 2nd corners (pstn) & change places with corners LH.  3M & 2L followed by corners chase 1/2 round anticlockwise to own sides (Order now: Men's side 1 2 3, Ladies' side 2 3 1)

25-32 2M & 3L (2nd place) set to 1st corners (pstn) & change places with corners RH.  2M & 3L followed by corners chase 1/2 round anticlockwise to own sides.  2 1 3

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


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)


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 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”


THE BELLE OF BON ACCORD  (S4x32)  4C set John Drewry  Deeside Bk 2

1- 8 1L & 3L cross down 1 pl & cast up on opp side into centre as 1M & 3M dance across & cast down into centre, 1s+2s & 3s+4s dance RH across

9-16 1s & 3s dance reel of 4 up & down centre of dance

17-24 1s & 3s 3/4 turn RH to face up while 2s & 4s dance up on sides & turn in to face down & all set, all circle 4H round to left & end on sides

25-32 1s & 3s lead up between 2s/4s crossing over & cast down 1 place, 1s & 3s turn 2H & 1s dance down to 4th place as 3s cast up on own sides to 2nd pl


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


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 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


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


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 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


EXTRAS


IAN POWRIE'S FAREWELL TO AUCHTERARDER  (J128)  Sq.Set Bill Hamilton

1- 8 All circle 8H round to the left & back (popular variation - 8 hands all the way round to left)

9-24 Ladies dance in front of ptnr & behind next Man, into RH across, in front of Man opp own ptnr & behind next Man, into RH across & back to place

25-32 All Promenade clockwise

33-40 1s & 3s dance cl'wise behind next couple & Men dance past cpl as Ladies dance in between cpl & both turn R to face cpl, all set & turn RH

41-48 All dance parallel reels of 4

49-56 1s & 3s dance a full Fig of 8 round the standing 2s/4s

57-64 1s & 3s dance LH across, 1s & 3s dance back to places (Men round & Ladies through the standing 2s & 4s)

65-96 2s & 4s repeat 33-64

97-104 All Promenade anticlockwise

105-120 Men dance in front of ptnr & behind next Lady, into LH across, dance in front of Lady opp own partner & behind next L into LH across & back to pl

121-128 All circle 8H round to the right & back (popular variation - 8 hands all the way round to right)


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)


THE IMMIGRANT LASS  (J4x32)  4C set M Jay  RSCDS Bk 39

1- 8 1s+2s turn RH 1.1/2 times, 1s+2s dance RH across to end opp sides while 3s+4s now turn 1.1/2 times (3s+4s start 4 bars behind 1s+2s)

9-16 1s+2s dance 1/2 R&L while 3s+4s dance RH across, 1s+3s (centre couples) dance 1/2 R&L

17-24 3s+1s dance full Ladies Chain

25-32 1s+4s lead up for 3 bars & 1/2 turn partner (Lady under Mans arm), 4s lead down to bottom & cast to 3rd place as 1s dance down to bottom


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 cpls 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


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



Brighouse S.C.D.Club

Crib for December 7TH

Programme by Roger

 

LOTHIAN LADS  (R8x32)  3C (4C set) John Drewry  Brodie Bk

1- 8 1s lead down & 3/4 turn RH to L facing down M up, set retain hold of RH & L turns under ptnrs right arm dances up to 2L followed by 1M

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

17-24 1s dance 1/2 reel of 4 with 1st corners & pass RSh to face 2nd corners, 1s dance 1/2 reel with 2nd corners ending in 2nd place opp side facing down

25-32 3s+1s+2s dance 1/2 Grand Chain turning 3rd person RH to end 2 1 3


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


THE BYRON STRATHSPEY  (S3x32)  3C set John Drewry  Deeside Bk 2

1- 8 All petronella turn into the centre & set to partner, turn 2H 1.1/4 times back to places

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

17-24 2s in prom hold dance reel of 3 with 1s passing 1L RSh, end 2s in centre at top

25-32 2s+1s+3s dance Allemande


TWIZELL BRIDGE  (J8x32)  3C (4C set) Roy Goldring

1- 8 1s cross RH & cast to meet in centre of giving RH to partner & LH to 1st corner, Bal-in-Line & turn corners to end 2nd place opp sides

9-16 1s cross, cast (M up L down) to meet RH with partner & LH to 2nd crnr, Bal-in-Line & turn crnrs to end 1M between 2s & 1L between 3s

17-24 1s set adv & turn right about to end BtoB 1M facing 2s as 1L faces 3s & all set (as Double Triangles), 1s change places & set to other couple

25-32 1s dance reels of 3 on sides passing 1st corners LSh to start & 1s cross RH to 2nd place own side


THE ROYAL DEESIDE RAILWAY  (R8x32)  3C (4C set) R Arrowsmith  RSCDS Bk 40

1- 8 1s cross down (no hands) below 3s, cast up 1 place opposite sides & dance in to face 2L, 1s+2L dance RH across

9-16 1s+2M dance LH across & end 1L (with partner behind her) in centre facing up, 1s dance up & cast 1 place on own sides & face 3M

17-24 1s+3M dance RH across, 1s+3L dance LH across & end 1L (with partner behind her) in centre facing down

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



EXTRA

NAPIER’S INDEX  (J8x40)  3C (4C Set)  B 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 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, Bal-in-Line again with 2nd corners

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


Brighouse S.C.D.Club

Crib for December14th

Programme byBill

 


MONICA’S WAY  (J4x32)  4C set   G Sibley  Katannuta Bk

3s & 4s start on opp sides

1- 8 1s/4s cross RH as 2s/3s set, 1s+2s & 4s+3s dance 3/4 double Fig of 8 (1s/4s casting down/up to start).  2 1(4)(3)

9-16 1s+4s Set & Rotate:-

` Set, Rotate singly & dance on 1 place clockwise, change places RH on sides & dance on 1 place to own sides.  2(4)1(3)

17-20 1L+4M also 4L+1M (Lady leads) 1/2 alternating tandem diag RSh reel of 4 with 3L+2L & passing LSh curve to right to next corner (same end)

21-24 4M+1L also 1M+4L (Man leads) 1/2 alternating tandem diag RSh reel of 4 with 3M+2M & pass RSh to end 3(1)4(2)

25-32 1s & 4s cross passing RSh & loop into places, all Adv+Ret.  3 1(4)(2)


SCOTT MEIKLE  (R4x32)  4C set Alice McLean  Laurieston Coll 1

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


LINNEA’S STRATHSPEY  (S8x32)  3C (4C set)  T Wilson  RSCDS Bk 47

1- 8 1s set & cast 1 place, 1s cross passing LSh & cast RSh round 1st corners into face them

9-16 1s dance ‘Hello-Goodbye’ setting & end passing RSh to face out in 2nd place own sides

17-24 2s & 3s 3/4 turn RH into middle while 1s cast to right picking up 2L/3M and promenade 1/2 way clockwise as 2M+3L turn LH 1.1/2 times, 1s dance on to 2nd place own sides while 3s & 2s 3/4 turn RH.  All 3 couples finish in middle facing up    3 1 2

25-32 3s+1s+2s dance Allemande


THE EARL OF MANSFIELD  (R4x48)  4C set John Drewry  RSCDS Leaflet Dances 5

1- 8 1s+2s circle 4H round & back

9-16 1s+2s also 3s+4s face on sides, all set & change places RH, all set & change back RH

17-24 1M reel of 3 with 2s (LSh to 2L) picking up partner in prom hold to complete reel as 3M dances similarly with 4s, 1s+3s end on Men’s side

25-32 3s followed by 1s dance down below 4s, 3s cast, in & lead up to top, cross & cast back to place while 1s cast up & turn LH to face 1st crnrs

33-40 1s turn 1st corners RH pass partner RSh, turn 2nd corner LH, pass LSh to end 2nd place in centre facing up

41-48 1L+2L+3L dance RH across (on side) as 1M+2M+3M LH across, 1s followed by 3s dance down to 4s & Ladies dance LH across as Men RH across to end 2 3 4 1


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


EXTRAS


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


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



Brighouse S.C.D.Club

Crib for December 21st

Party Night  


THE SAILOR  (R8x32)  3C (4C set) RSCDS Bk 24

1- 8 1s cross down RH to face out between 2s & 3s giving hands to each corner & set, 1s cast round 1st corner to form lines of 3 across with 2s/3s & 2s+1s+3s set

9-16 1s (turning to right) dance RSh reels of 3 across & 1s end passing LSh to 2nd place on opposite sides

17-24 1s lead down for 2 bars & lead up, cross at the top & cast to 2nd place on own sides

25-32 2s+1s dance R&L


THE IMMIGRANT LASS  (J4x32)  4C set M Jay  RSCDS Bk 39

1- 8 1s+2s turn RH 1.1/2 times, 1s+2s dance RH across to end opp sides while 3s+4s now turn 1.1/2 times (3s+4s start 4 bars behind 1s+2s)

9-16 1s+2s dance 1/2 R&L while 3s+4s dance RH across, 1s+3s (centre couples) dance 1/2 R&L

17-24 3s+1s dance full Ladies Chain

25-32 1s+4s lead up for 3 bars & 1/2 turn partner (Lady under Mans arm), 4s lead down to bottom & cast to 3rd place as 1s dance down to bottom


RITA'S RAMBLE [S3x32] 3C set, 2s on opp sides                                         L Austin

1-8       2s Cross RH & face out; 2M Casts up to betwn 1s while 2L Casts down to betwn 3s, L sh 1/2 Rls of 3 across

9-16     2s Cross RH up/down & Cast R to 2 pl own side, L sh 1/2 Rls of 3 on sides

17-24   Rights & Lefts for 3 Couples

25-32   All Turn new partner RH, All Chase clockwise 1/2 way.


THE CUMBRAE REEL  (R8x32)  3C (4C set) RSCDS Bk 28

1- 8 1s+2s dance 1/2 R&L, 2s cross RH while 1s dance up to top to form a line of 4 across facing up, 1s+2s set & turn right to face down

9-16 1s+2s dance down in line, turning right dance back to top 1s ending back-to-back facing other partner

17-24 1s+2s dance RSh reel of 4 across & 1s end facing 1st corners

25-32 1s turn 1st corners RH, turn partner LH, turn 2nd corners RH & turn partners LH to 2nd place own sides


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


FOXHILL COURT  (S8x32)  3C (4C set) John Drewry  Canadian 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

 9-20 1s Dance to Each Corner & Set: -

 ` 9- 10 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)

`11-12 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

`13-14 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

`15-20 Repeat this Fig once more until 1s face 3rd corners with 3s & 2s in 1st & 3rd places opposite sides

21-24 1s turn 3rd corners 2H to face diagonally in (corners on 1s right) & set while 2nd corners set & cross RH

25-32 1s+3rd corners Adv+Ret & dance 3/4 RH across to end 2 1 3


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


WHIGMALEERIES  (R8x32)  3C (4C set) D Ivory  Imperial 2

1- 8 1s set advancing & turn individually, slip step down below 3s & cast up to 2nd place

9-16 1M dances RH across with 3s & 1L with 2s, 1s dance round 2nd corners LSh to end in prom hold facing 3L

17-24 1s dance 1/2 RSh reel of 3 across with 3s, separate & dance 1/2 reels of 3 on own sides to end in prom hold with ptnr facing 3L (in 1M place)

25-32 1s dance 1/2 reel of 3 across with 3s (in 1st place), separate & dance 1/2 reels of 3 on own sides to end in 2nd place own side


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


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


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


CHERRYBANK GARDENS  (S3x32)  3C set John Drewry  Bankhead Bk 1

1- 8 1s+2s set & Petronella-in-tandem twice to end with 2s+1s on opposite sides having changed places

9-16 2s+1s set & 2s cross RH & 1s LH, 1L dances RH across with 2s & 1M with 3s

17-24 1s+3s Set+Link & circle 4H round to left

25-32 2s+3s+1s dance Grand Chain (2s crossing to commence)


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 PIPER & THE PENGUIN  (R88)  Sq.Set Roy Goldring  Scotia Suite

1- 8 Ladies dance RSh round their corners, dance RH across ending in centre

9-16 Ladies dance LSh round their partners, dance LH across & back to places

17-24 Men dance RSh round their partners, dance RH across ending in centre

25-32 Men dance LSh round corners, dance LH across & back to places

33-40 1s & 3s turn partners RH 1.1/4 times, Men followed by partners dance out between side couples & back to places (1M thru 4s & 3M thru 2s)

41-48 1s+3s dance R&L

49-64 2s+4s repeat bars 33-48

65-72 Ladies dance in turning right about to dance out, cast clockwise to opposite Lady's place

73-80 Men dance in turning left about to dance out, cast anticlockwise to opposite places

81-88 All turn partners RH 1.1/4 times into prom hold, Promenade anticlockwise 1/2 way round to original places


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


EXTRAS

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


A TRIP TO BAVARIA  (R4x32)  4C set J MacGregor-Brown  Guide To SCD (ex-Collins)

1- 4 1s & 4s cross RH while 2s+3s dance 1/2 RH across, 1s+3s & 2s+4s change places LH on sides

5- 16 Repeat 1-4 another 3 times (end cpls cross RH, middle cpls 1/2 RH across;  cpls in 1st+2nd place also 3rd+4th place change places LH) All finish in original places

17-24 1s set to 2s & cross over to face 3s, set & cross to face 4s

25-32 1s set to 4s & cross over to 4th place on opposite sides, all Adv+Ret 2 steps & 1s change places RH (2H popular) to retire to own sides


BEST SET IN THE HALL  (J8x32)  3C (4C Set)  H Greenwood  RSCDS Bk 46

1- 8 1s set & 1L followed by partner casts below 3s, 1L crosses & casts up to face her 1st corner while 1M dances up the middle to face 1st corner

9-12 1s set to 1st corners & dance RSh round each other into 3rd corner (pstn) while 1st corners dance in & turn right about to face their original position

13-16 1s+1st crnr person set & 1st crnr persons dance RSh round each other into diag opp crnrs while 1s dance in & pivot to right to face 2nd crnrs

17-24 1s repeat bars 9-16 with 2nd corners & end passing RSh to 2nd place opposite sides.  (3)(1)(2)

25-32 2s+1s+3s chase clockwise 1/2 way & turn partners RH


LINNEA’S STRATHSPEY  (S8x32)  3C (4C set)  T Wilson  RSCDS Bk 47

1- 8 1s set & cast 1 place, 1s cross passing LSh & cast RSh round 1st corners into face them

9-16 1s dance ‘Hello-Goodbye’ setting & end passing RSh to face out in 2nd place own sides

17-24 2s & 3s 3/4 turn RH into middle while 1s cast to right picking up 2L/3M and promenade 1/2 way clockwise as 2M+3L turn LH 1.1/2 times, 1s dance on to 2nd place own sides while 3s & 2s 3/4 turn RH.  All 3 couples finish in middle facing up    3 1 2

25-32 3s+1s+2s dance Allemande


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



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