The Red Dance

This dance is suitable for experienced dancers only. You need to be an independent dancer with the ability to dance an unfamiliar dance – from a brief only. This dance may occasionally be walked once (quickly).


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

    1- 8 All circle 8H round to the left and back (popular variation – 8H all the way round to left)
    9-24 Ladies dance in front of partner and behind next Man, into RH across, in front of Man opposite own partner and behind next Man, into RH across and back to place
    25-32 All Promenade clockwise
    33-40 1s and 3s dance clockwise behind next couple and Men dance past couple as Ladies dance in between couple and both turn R to face couple, all set and turn RH
    41-48 All dance parallel reels of 4
    49-56 1s and 3s dance a full Fig of 8 round the standing 2s/4s
    57-64 1s and 3s dance LH across, 1s and 3s dance back to places (Men round and Ladies through the standing 2s and 4s)
    65-96 2s and 4s repeat 33-64
    97-104 All Promenade anticlockwise
    105-120 Men dance in front of partner and behind next Lady, into LH across, dance in front of Lady opposite own partner and behind next L into LH across and back to place
    121-128 All circle 8H round to the right and back (popular variation – 8H all the way round to right) 1234