20th June

Easy Peasy R&L’s (J)

Silver Grey (S)

The Reel of the 51st Division (R)

Sandy’s Scotch Broth (S)

Lady Homes Jig (J)

The Amateur Epidemiologist (R)

The Findlay’s Jig (J)

Broadford Bay (R)

 

Broadford Bay

BROADFORD BAY (R8x32) 3C (4C set)                               A Grant Skye Coll1 + RSCDS leaflets Bk

1- 8     1C followed by 2C dance down the middle, cast up round 3C on own sides, dance in & up to top, 1C casting to 2nd place.

9-16     2+1+3Cs dance Grand Chain (2M & 1W end facing out)

17-24   2W+1M turn RH 1½ & dance ½ way round clockwise While 2M+1Wdance ½ way round anticlockwise & then turn LH 1¼ times to end facing partners.

25-32 2+1Cs dance diagonal reel of 4 ending on own sides with 1C in 2nd place. 213

 

Eileen Watt’s Reel

EILEEN WATT’S REEL (R3x32) 3C set                  J Wilkinson

1- 8     1C cross RH & cast 1 place, lead down LH crossing below 3C & cast up to 2nd place own side

9-16    2+3Cs petronella turn into middle & set, 1C petronella turn into middle (1W between 2C 1M between 3C) & all set

17-24   2+1W & 1M+3M (both couples dancing in tandem) dance an Alternating Tandem reel of 4 with 2M & 3W up/down (2M & 3W do not pass LSh at end of reel but curve on to the end of the line) to end M facing down, W up

25-32   All chase clockwise ½ way to own sides & turn partner RH. 3 1 2

 

 

Bratach Bana

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

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

9-16    1C ½ RSh Reel of 3 on the sides followed by ½ LSh Reel of 3 across (1M with 3C at top, 1W with the 2C)

17-24  1C turn LH, turn 3rd corners RH & pass RSh to turn 4th corner RH ending in 2nd place own side in promenade hold with 4th corner.

25-28   1C+4th corners Promenade (pass RSh) to diagonally opposite corner & ½ turn to end 1C in 2nd pl opposite side.

29-32   1C dance ½ Diagonal R&L (M up, W down) to end in 2nd place.

 

Juliet’s Reel

Juliet’s Reel (R8x32) 3C (4Cset)                                                                   Janet Favel

1-4      1W sets & casts 1 place. (2W steps up 3&4).

5-8      1W dances round 3W passing Left Shoulder while 1M sets + casts 1 place (2M steps up 7&8).

9-16     Reels of 3 on the sides, 1+2W also 1+3M passing RS, (2W finishes facing out).

17-20  1W Right Hands across with 2C, while 1M dances around 3M Right Shoulder.

21-24  1W Left Hands across with 3C while 1M Left Hands across with 2C.

25-32  2+1+3Cs advance & retire & 1C turns RH.

 

The Rose of the North

THE ROSE OF THE NORTH (S8x32) 3C (4C set)                          Goldring                                             Leeds Silver Jubilee

1- 4    1C lead down below 3C, Cross & Cast up to 2nd place on opposite side
5-16   2+1+3Cs dance 3C Rights & Lefts, 1C end facing 1st corners
17-24 1C set to & turn 1st corner 2H, set to & turn 2nd corner 2H. 1C finish Back to Back in centre, 1M facing up, 1W facing down
25-32 1M+2C & 1W+3C 3 hands round to left. On bar 4, 1C pull back Right Shoulder to face each other & set; 1C Petronella turn to 2nd place on  own sides. 213

The Black Black Oil

Sorry this is a little later than normal, we had trouble getting into the website.  Normal service will resume next week!

 

THE BLACK BLACK OIL                   (R5x32)              5C set                       J Drewry                          Deeside Bk 2

 1- 8    1+3Cs ½ turn RH moving down 1 place, face partner & set, cross LH to own sides, Men cast down & W up ready for reels across

 9-16   All dance reels across (RSh reels of 3 at ends & reel of 4 in centre) – end 1+3Cs holding partner LH in centre of dance & RH to 1st corner

17-24   1+3Cs Bal-in-Line with corners, turn corners RH into centre & Bal-in-Line, turn corners to sides & face 2nd corners. 

25-32 1+3Cs dance Pass+Turn with 2nd corners, turn RH 1½ times, cast 1 pl on own sides.

 

 

The Gilly Flower

THE GILLY FLOWER (J8x32) 3C (4C set)                         P Roberts RSCDS Bk 36

1- 8        1+2Cs dance Set & Rotate, (1C finish facing down) to flow into

9-16       2+1+3Cs dance reels of 3 on sides (1C pass 3C by LSh to start).

17-24    2+1Cs dance RH across, 1+3Cs dance LH across.

25-32   2+1+3Cs set advancing to form circle (2bars) (no hands), set turning right about (2bars), (Anticipating) that you dance on straight into RH across 2bars & chase clockwise to places (2bars).

 

This YouTube is less professional than the one I prefer (but I couldn’t get it to function). It is accurate 🙂

 

Cherry Blossom Time

CHERRY BLOSSOM TIME (J8x32) 3C (4C set)                                J Drewry Cherry Blossom Bk

1- 8      1W+2M change places RH & cast to partners place while 1M+2W set & dance down OR up 1 place, 1+2C’s dance RH across.                                    

9-16    1W+2M change pls LH & cast to original places while 1M+2W set & dance to original pls, 1+2C’s dance LH across, finish facing on the sides.

17-24   1+2+3C’s dance LSh reels of 3 on own sides, & 1+2Cs  finish facing on the side again.

25-32   1M+2M also 1W+2W turn LH 1½ times & 1+3C’s dance RH across.

 

18th April

The Borrowdale Exchange (R)

A Babbling Brooke (J)

The Robertson Rant (S)

Ian Powrie’s Farewell to Auchterarder (J)

The New Year Jig (J)

The Diamond Quarrie  (R)

First Love (S)

The  Jubilee Jig (J)

The Diamond Quarrie

THE DIAMOND QUARRIE  (R8x32)  3C (4C set)                                   E Brunken  Dunsmuir Dances

1- 8   1C cross RH as 2C set, 1+2Cs dance ¾ double Fig of 8 (2s cross up to start)

9-16  1C dance mirror reels of 3 on own side (in & down to start) & end facing 1st corners

17-24  1C dance ‘Hello-Goodbye’ setting & end facing 3rd corners

25-32  1C Pass+Turn with 3rd corners, pass RSh to face 4th corners; Pass+Turn with 4th corners to end 2nd place own side.

 

 

 

Cape Town Wedding

CAPE TOWN WEDDING (S8x32) 3C (4C set)                         Tom Kerr RSCDS Book 39

1- 8       1C cross down (no hands) to 2nd place (2C step up), 1C dance out & ½ turn 3C with nearer hand, 1C ½ turn RH & lead up to top ending in prom hold.

9-16     1C reel of 3 with 2C (RSh to 2W) 1C end in middle at top facing down (W on M’s Left) & 3C step in & face up.

17-24   1+2+3Cs set, 1+3Cs Petronella-in-tandem to sides as 2C petronella into middle; all set advancing, joining hands in circle, then pull back RSh & cast clockwise back to places.

25-32   1+2Cs dance the Knot. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

John of Bon Accord

JOHN OF BON ACCORD  (R8x32)  3C (4C set)                             Roy Goldring  RSCDS Bk 33

 1- 16   1C dance 4 progressive ½ diagonal reels of 3: 

  • 1C pass Right Shoulder to ½ reel with 2W, then
  • 1C pass Left Shoulder to ½ reel with 2M, then
  • 1C pass Right Shoulder to ½ reel with 3W & finally
  • 1C pass Left Shoulder to ½ reel with 3M.  (2)(3)1

 

17-24  1C turn RH cast up to 2nd place own sides, ½ Fig of 8 around 2C to 2nd place opposite sides

25-32  2+1+3Cs turn ¾ RH to end in line in centre of dance facing partners (M facing down & L up) & set, ¾ turn RH to end on own sides & set.

Butterfly

Butterfly (4x32R) 4C set                                                                  The Musicians’ Wedding

1-8        1C dance in & cast 1 place (2C step up 3&4) 1&3C’s advance & retire.

9-16      1+3C’s dance the chain progression finishing retaining partners RH in the centre,

              (W facing down M facing up).

17-24     2+4Cs dance a tandem swap over RH reel of 3 across the set W with 4C, 

               M with 2C (swap over happens on bars 19&20 only) order now 2314

25-32   1+4Cs take hands on the side set advancing, 2bars (finish facing up) 1C cast to 4th 

              place & face up, 4C dance up & curve outwards to face down, 1C dancing up through

              the middle turn 4C,  to finish in the order of 2341.

Emmetts’ Chase

EMMETTS’ CHASE (J8x32) 3C (4C set)                                              J Brenchley The Other Kangaroo Paw
1- 8        1W sets & casts 1 place,  1W ½ Fig of 8 round 3C to finish in the middle:                                                                              WHILE 1M stands for 2 bars,, sets then Crosses & Casts to end up behind 1W.

9-16    1C+3W LH across to end facing 2M, 1C (1W leading) ½ diag Tandem reel of 3 with 2M+3W passing 2M RSh to start.

17-24   1C+3M RH across 1C end facing 2W, 1C ½ diag Tandem reel of 3 with 2W+3M passing 2W LSh to start & 1W ends between 2C in 3rd pl as 1M ends between 3C in 1st pl.

25-32   All set (2bars) All pivot R (2bars), 1C turn RH 1¼ to end in 2nd pl opp side,                                                                                 WHILE 2+3Cs chase clockwise ½ way.

REMEMBER 1w & 1M finish on the opposite side after the first time through 🙂

THE CRANBERRY TART T Glasspool 7 Year Itch

1- 8          1M sets & casts 1 place, sets & petronella turns between 3C facing up WHILE 1W stands for (2bars) then sets, casts 1 place & sets.

9-16       1M sets in line with 3C, all 3 Adv+Ret & 1M advances to partner WHILE 1W petronella turns between 2C & sets in line with 2C then all 3 Adv+Ret

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

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

SORRY THIS IS ONLY DANCED ONCE, BUT IT IS THE BEST EXAMPLE. TURN UP THE MUSIC.

 

 

Last Club Night

TRIPLE HAPPINESS (S3x32) 3C                                                           Yoshiki Oyama RSCDS Book 52

1- 8     1C Adv+Ret (1step) touching hands, 1C ½ turn LH, cross down between 2C+3C, cast up to 1st place.

9-16    1+2Cs dance the Knot. 1C end facing 1st corner.

17-24   Corners Pass & Turn with 1 crn, then  2nd crn, 1C pass RSh into 2nd pl own sides (crns turn 2H in centre)

25-32  All chase clockwise ½ round to opp sides, all ½ turn RH, pull back RSh & dance out to own sides. 312

November 8th

GANG THE SAME GATE (S8x32) 3C (4C set)                                                                Milton Levy RSCDS Bk 36

1- 8       1C cross over RH & cast down to 3rd place, cross RH cast up to 2nd place, own sides

9-12      1C set advancing to partner BUT turn 1st corner 2Hs to end facing 2nd corner, 

13-16    1C dance 1/2 reel of 4 ending M b’tw’n top couple facing down & W b’tw’n bottom couple facing up.

17-20    1C set advancing to partner & turn 4th corner (position) 2H to face own 1st corner (position),

21-24    1C dance 1/2 diagonal reel with 1st corners ending in 2nd place opposite sides

25-32     3+1+2C Set +Link twice. 

(What a stunning team!)

 

 

 

 

Dancing The Baby R1x72

DANCING THE BABY (R1x72 for 4Cs) Square set                                                                                          The Musicians’ Wedding

1- 8      1+3Cs Set & Link finish facing clockwise. 1+3W foll by prtner dance clockwise outside & round side Cs & finish facing them in the middle of the set (1W facing 2W, 1M facing 2M, 3W facing 4W, 3M facing 4M)

9-16     1+2Cs & 3+4Cs dance RH across. 1+3Cs then snake chase around each other to the left to finish in each other’s positions while on bar 12, 2M+4M pull back LSh & turn their prtner LH

17-32   2+4Cs repeat bars 1-16 to finish all couples facing in.

33-40  All the W dance RH across 3 places, rotate on the spot (pulling back RSh onbar36) to face M. All set & change places LH (W finish on outside facing in, M face in)

41-48   M dance RH across 3 places, rotate on the spot (pulling back RSh). All set, turn prtner ¾ LH to finish in a square (W, on M left, M facing in, W facing out).

49-60  All dance ¾ reverse Schiehallion reel (3 pls to left) end in original pls.
61-64  All ½ turn prtner LH to finish facing in, all set .

65-72  8 Hands round & back.

The Irish Rover

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

 1- 8   1C dance down below 3s & cast up to 2nd place own sides, 1W dances RH across with 2C while 1M dances RH across with 3C, finishing facing 1st corner

 9-16  1C dance ½ diagonal reel of 4 with 1st corner, ½ diagonal reel with 2nd corners & ½ turn LH in centre to face 1st corners

17-24  1C dance reels of 3 across, giving left shoulder to 1st corner ending in 2nd place own sides

25-32  1C dance diagonal R&L (1M crossing down & 1W crossing up to start)

The Water of Leith

THE WATER OF LEITH  (S4x32)  4C Set           John Wilkinson  Edinburgh 90th Anniversary

 1- 8    1+3Cs SET 1+3W dance dn, casts up round 2+4M into middle facing down as 1+3M dance across, cast round 2+4W into middle & face up 1+3Cs change pls RH with ptnr into line of 4 in middle (M face down, W face up)

9-16    1+3Cs dance a reel of 4

17-20 1+2Cs also 3+4Cs RH across

21-24  1M, followed by 1W, casts round 2W to 2nd place own sides, as 3M followed by 3W casts round 4W to 4th place (2+4Cs step up 23-24)        

25-32  1+4Cs dance Espagnole.  

The Bonnie Tree

THE BONNIE TREE (S8x32) 3C (4C set)                                   R Butterfield RSCDS Book 46

1- 8         1C dance down below 3C cast up behind 3C, dance up between 2C cast to 2nd place.

9-16       2+1+3Cs ½ turn partner 2H & twirl to opposite side, all 6H round to left ¾ way into lines across                                      (M facing down at top W facing up)

17-20    1C change places RH, cast right to 2nd place,  while (bar19) 3M+2W change places diagonally RH

21-24    1C cross RH & cast right into middle while (bar23) 2M+3W change places RH all end in lines across                               (W facing down, Men up)
25-32    All ½ turn partner 2H & twirl to opp side, all 6H round to left to own sides. 213

 

 

 

The Meeting of the Waters

 The Meeting of the Waters  8x48R    3C / 4C                                                                   Iain Boyd Strathtay Album

1-6       1+2C dance ¾ reel of 4 across (starting with 1M2W passing LSh, 1W casting & 2M casting up)
7-8       1M2W complete reel of 4 across WHILE 1W 2M cross the set, passing RSh, all finishing in original places (1W ends facing out).  These 8 bars are trickier than they look!

9-16     1C, giving RS to 2C, parallel figures of 8 on own sides

17-24   1W (foll by 1M) cast, dance down between 3C & cast up round 3M to 2nd pl

25-32   1C dance RHX (W up, M dn) and LHX

33-40   Parallel reels of 3 on own sides (1C giving RS to 3C to start)

41-48    2+1+3C 6 hands round and back.            

 

 

 

Eileen Watt’s Reel

EILEEN WATT’S REEL (R3x32) 3C set                                                        J Wilkinson

1- 8      1C cross RH & cast 1 place, lead down giving LH, cross below 3C & cast up to 2nd place own side.

9-16     2+3C’s petronella turn into middle & set, 1C petronella turn into middle (1W between 2C 1M between 3C) & all set

17-24   2+1W & 1M+3M (both couples dancing in tandem) dance an Alternating Tandem reel of 4 with 2M + 3W up/down (2M & 3W DO NOT pass LSh at end of reel) & end M facing down, W  facing up

25-32   All chase clockwise ½ way to own sides & turn RH. 3 1 2

September 13th

THE COMMITTEE MEETING (R8x32) 3C (4C set)                                                                        Ann Dix Reel Friends 3

1- 8        1C dance MIRROR reels of 3 on own sides (1C in and down to start)

9-16       1C set & cast off one place, cross RH & cast round 1st corners

17-24     1C ½ reels of 3 across (1W with 2C, 1M with 3C) 1C finishes  between 2+3Cs facing down/up in lines of 3 across, All Set+Link

25-32     2+1+3Cs 6H round back.

PLEASE NOTE THE HANDS AND PHRASING IN THIS YOUTUBE LEAVE A LITTLE TO BE DESIRED, BUT THE DANCE IS DANCED CORRECTLY.  I’M SURE IT WILL DANCED BETTER ON MONDAY. 🙂

Red Dance

THE FIREWORKS REEL (R8x32) 3C (4C set)                                                  A Lingnau RSDCS Book 48

1- 8           1C cross RH cast 1 place, ½ figs of 8 (1W up round 2C, 1M down  round 3C) end facing 1st cnrs

9-12          1C set moving out between corners (as in Hello-Goodbye setting) 1C turn LH to face 1st cnrs

13-16        1C ½ diagonal reel of 4 with 1st cnrs & end facing 2nd cnrs

17-24        1C repeat bars 9-16 with 2nd cnrs & end 2nd place opp sides (3)(1)(2)

25-32       1C ½ reel of 3 on opp Sides (1M in & down, 1W in & up), 1C ½ reel of 3 Across (1M with 2C & 1W with 3C)

 

 

LINKS WITH ST PETERSBURG (J8x32) 3C (4C set)                                                                                        M Brown RSCDS Bk 46

1- 8         1+2Cs Set + Link ending 2C facing 1C NHJ,  2+1Cs Set + Link with partners to opposite sides. (2)(1)3

9-16       1C followed by 2C dance down for 3 bars & change places with W dancing under M arm, 2+1Cs dance up to 1st & 2nd places

17-24     2M+1M turn LH as 2W+1W turn RH, 1M+3M turn RH as 1W+3W turn LH 1C end facing 1st corners

25-32    1C dance ‘Hello-Goodbye’ setting & petronella turn to 2nd place own sides.

 

 

July 19th

Stick with Me (Diane’s warm up dance)

The Lass of Richmond Hill (R)

The Pawling Porch (R)

May Yarker’s Strathspey (S)

Roaring Jelly (J)

The Silver Grey (S)

The Australian Ladies (R)

The Wind Dragon (R)

Australian Ladies

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

1- 8        1C cross, cast down to 3rd place & 3+1Cs dance RH across.
9-16       1C lead up to top, cross, cast to 2nd place & 2+1Cs dance LH across.
17-24     2 & 3Cs set & cross RH as 1C cross RH & cast to right, 2+3Cs set on sides & change places RH as 1C cross RH up/down centre & cast to their right.
25-32    3 & 2Cs set & cross RH as 1C cross RH & cast to right, 3+2Cs set on sides & change pls RH as 1C cross RH up/down centre & cast to 2nd places.

 

 

John Cass

JOHN CASS (J5x32) 5C set                                    Peter Avery RSCDS Book 49

1- 8   1C lead down (2+3C step up 3-4), lead up to 3rd place and turn RH to face 3M with 1L following 1M

9-16   1C, 3M+2M, 4L+5L (all in tandem) dance alternating tandem reel on diagonal (1C pass 3M+2M Right Shoulder). 1C end facing 4M (1L following 1M)

17-24 1C, 4M+5M, 2L+3L (all in tandem), repeat 9-16 (1C pass 4M+5M Left Shoulder). 1C end in middle, 3rd place, facing down nearer hands joined (1L on Left of 1M)

25-32 1C dance down between 4C, cast behind 5C (4+5C step up 27-28), 1C pivot turn (R elbow grip) and finish in 5th place. 23451

 

 

 

The Duchess Tree

THE DUCHESS TREE (S8x32) 3C (4C set)                        John Drewry       Brodie Book

1- 8   Reels of 3 on sides:
To start, 1C dance in & cast, 2C CROSS up LH & 3C dance in, join nearer hands (facing DOWN) & cast up. All take hands where possible. FINISH the reel with 1C (nearer hands joined) facing down, 3C (nearer hands joined) facing up & 2C on opposite sides.

9-16   All set, circle left for 2 bars, Men turn Women on their right 2H once round and continue circle to places.

17-24  1+2Cs RHs across & end facing up. 1C cast 1 place & lead up while 2C lead up, CROSS over & cast 1 place. Both couples finish in the middle ready for………

25-32 1+2Cs dance Allemande. 

 

 

The Aviator

The Aviator (J8x32) 3C (4C set)                                                                                                                      Bk 52 Carola Fischer
1-4     1C lead down the middle, on bar 4 1M crosses his partner in front so they both face the M’s side, (2C step up on 3+4).

5-8    1W followed by her partner dances out & up the M’s side coming in Between 2+3M to finish facing 3W.

9-16  1C dance a swap over reel of three with 3W+2M, however, on bar 13 1W leaves the reel & turns 3M LH, finishing the turn slipping in Behind 1M who finishes the reel facing 2W.

17-24  1C repeat bars 9-16 with 2W+3M but this time 1M turns 3W they finish in 2nd place facing up.

25-32, 1C dance up round 2C by RSh 1M round 2W, 1W round 2M, 1W chases 1M who crosses the set in 2nd pl, & 2+1+3C’s take hands & set on the side.

 

For May 10th, The First Rain of Spring

THE FIRST RAIN OF SPRING (J3x32) 3C W. Joubert RSCDS Book 49
1- 8 1C dance down, cast up round 3C, meet, dance up to 1st place facing out. 1+2Cs 1/2 turn (M LH, W RH)
9-16 2+1Cs dance double Figs 8 (1C cross up, 2C cast to start)
17-20 1+3Cs 3/4 turn RH into line up/down in middle facing partner & set
21-28 1+3Cs dance 1/2 Celtic Reel:-
21-22 1+3Cs pass partner RSh
23-24 1M+3W dance clockwise while 1W+3M dance 3/4 round each other LSh to face partners in line across
25-26 1+3Cs pass partner RSh
27-28 1W+3M dance clockwise while 1M+3L dance 3/4 round each other LSh to face partners in line up/down set
29-32 3+1Cs 3/4 turn partners RH to side-lines & 2+3+1Cs set.

19th April

Scottish Werewolf       (J)

Old & New                    (S)

Ngaio’s Gold                 (S)

Orpington Caledonians     (R)

Caterpillar                     (J)

Roaring Jelly                 (J)

Easy Peasy Rights & Lefts     (J)

 

The Music & the Dance

The Music & the Dance (8x32S) 3C 4C set                            Ann Campbell

1-8       1C cross RH & cast off (2C step up) 1C dance a ½ fig 8 round 2C.

9-16     2+1+3Cs dance the Knot.

17-24     3 couple Set & Rotate:-

25-32      2+1+3Cs 6 hands round and back.     

Please note, this YouTube shows a demonstration where the dancing couple only does the dance once and then slips to the bottom.  You will be called upon to dance the dance twice!

Roaring Jelly

Roaring  Jelly (J8x32) 3C (4C set) H Foss Glendarroch SD Sheets
1- 8        1C cross RH, cast 1 place, cross RH & cast (M up & W down)to finish in the middle of the set.
9-16       1+2+3Cs 6Hands round & back (1C finish as before in centre)
17-24     1C change places RH dance to the right for Figs of 8 (1W round 2C + 1M round 3C)
25-32    1C dance 6bar reels of 3 on opposite sides giving RSh to 2nd crnrs & cross RH to own side 2nd place.

12th April

The Findlays’  Jig (J)

The Flowering Heather (S)

Merry Lads’ Affair (R)

Trip to Timber Ridge (R)

Yan Tan Tethera (J)

Barbara’s Strathspey (S)

Mairi’s Wedding (R)

Barbara’s Strathspey

BARBARA’S STRATHSPEY  (S8x32)  3C (4C set)     S McKinnell  RSCDS Bk 46

 1- 8   1C set & cast 1 pl, (2C step up) 1C dance ½ Fig of 8 (1M up 1W down )

 9-16  2+1+3Cs set & 1C cross passing RSh, 2M+1M ALSO 1W+3W turn RH 1½ times on sides

(THESE 4 DANCERS NOW DO THE SET ADVANCING FOR THE BOURREL)

17-24  1+2+3Cs dance 3 couple Bourrel: –

          1M+3W also 2M+1W set advancing & ¾ turn 2H to line up/down middle & finish facing own partners, MEANWHILE 3M & 2L dance anticlockwise ½ way to face partner

           All set & turn 2H to own sides.  3 1 2 (M face up W down).

25-32  All chase clockwise ½ way, all ½ turn partners RH, pause & cast to places.  2 1 3

Red Dance

ORPINGTON CALEDONIANS  (R8x32)  3C (4C set) J Brenchley  RSCDS Book 49

 1- 8   1C set, 1W casts followed by 1M, dances across to 2M’s pl facing out (2s step up 5-6).  1L+3M also 1M+3L turn LH 1/2 way & Men face out

 9-16   3+1Cs Ladies Chain, 1M finishes facing out

17-24  1M followed by 1W casts up, dances across to 2pl (3C step down 19-20).  2+1Cs dance RH across.  1M & 2W finish facing out.

25-32  2+1+3Cs reels of 3 on sides (1+3Cs pass LSh to start)

Miss Eleanor

 

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

 1- 8   1+2+C3s dance Mirror (Reflection) reels of 3 on sides (1C in/down to start)

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

17-24  All dance 3 couple Bourrel                       

25-32  3+1+2Cs 6H round & back

 

Cherry Blossom Time

CHERRY BLOSSOM TIME  (J8x32)  3C (4C set)              J Drewry Cherry Blossom Bk

 1- 8        1W+2M change pls RH & cast to partners place while 1M+2W set & dance down OR up 1 pl, 1+2C’s dance RH across

 9-16       1W+2M change pls LH & cast to original places while 1M+2W set & dance to original pls, 1+2C’s dance LH across, finish facing on the sides

17-24       1+2+3C’s dance LSh reels of 3 on own sides, & finish facing again.

25-32       1M+2M also 1W+2W turn LH 1½ times & 1+3C’s dance RH across.

 

 

Red Dance

MACDONALD OF KEPPOCH (M-(S64+R64)) Sq.Set Chris Ronald RSCDS Bk 49
1- 8 1+3C dance 6 bars R&L (Men polite turns) to finish in centre B-to-B with partner facing side couples (1W+2W, 1M+4M, 3W+4W, 3M+2M). All set
9-16 Reels of 4 across. Finish in line up/down with Ladies (in middle) facing.
17-24 Reel of 4 (1W+3LWpass RSh). Finish in original places facing ptnrs
25-32 All set, all turn ptnr RH 1¼ into promenade hold & dance 1 pl anticlockwise.
Repeat in Strathspey then twice in Reel time back to original places.

The Red Dance March 8th

Juliet’s Reel (R8x32) 3C (4Cset)                                                                        Janet Favel, Dunedin NZ

1-4      1W sets & casts 1 place. (2W steps up 3&4).

5-8      1W dances round 3W passing LS while 1M sets + casts 1 place, (2M steps up 7&8).

9-16   1+2W also 1+3M reels of 3 on the sides passing RS, (2W finishes facing out).

17-20  1W RHs across with 2C, while 1M dances around 3M RS.

21-24  1W LHs across with 3C while 1M LHs across with 2C.

25-32  2+1+3Cs advance & retire & 1C turns RH.