Dance The 51st Travellers 11543

Also known as “Perpetual Motion” (unofficial).

Jig · 32 bars · 3 couples · Longwise - 4   (Progression: 213)

Devised by
Sandra Turton (2001)
Intensity
844 888 888 844 = 83% (1 turn), 62% (whole dance)
Formations
Steps
  • Pas-de-Basque, Skip-Change
Published in
Recommended Music
Extra info
This dance's other name ...

This dance's other name is »Perpetual Motion«. This is listed as an unofficial alias so it won't show up in the RSCDS Index of Dances, which would be confusing.

The 51st Travellers 3/4L · J32

1–
1c cross down RH behind 3c (2c up) and dance up to 2plx ; Mirror ½ Reels3 on the sides (1c out and up) (to 3,1x,2)
9–
G-Chain (3c cross to begin)
17–
S&Link3 ; 1c turn RH 1¾ to face 1cnr pos. while{4} 3c+2c chase ½ clw
25–
1c+1cnrs diag. ½Reel4 (1c pass Rsh) ; ½Reel4 with 2cnrs (pass Rsh to 2,1,3)

The 51st Travellers 3/4L · J32

1-8
1s cross down RH to 2nd place & dance out round 3s & up to 2nd place opp sides, 2s+1s+3s dance 1/2 reel of 3 on sides (1s out & up to start)
9-16
3s+1s+2s dance Grand Chain
17-24
3s+1s+2s Set+Link for 3 (once), 1s turn RH 1.3/4 times to face 1st corner (pstn) while 2s+3s chase clockwise 1/2 way
25-32
1s dance 1/2 diagonal reel of 4 with 1st corners, pass RSh to dance 1/2 reel with 2nd corners & pass RSh to 2nd places

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Munich Whitsun Course 2018 – list of dances taught Angelika Schmidkonz July 6, 2018, 11:18 a.m.
St Columba's 23rd May 2016 Band night Sarah B. April 7, 2016, 8:32 p.m.
Berlin Ball 1 Dec 2012 2012-12-01 Anselm Lingnau Nov. 30, 2012, 5:32 p.m.
RSCDS Winter School 2013 – 24 Feb (Social) 2013-02-24 Anselm Lingnau Dec. 17, 2012, 9:19 a.m.
MSA Advanced 26.04.18 Nameless Dancer April 22, 2018, 8:33 p.m.
Budapest Local Club 16.01.2018 2018-01-16 lldikó Szakolczai Jan. 18, 2018, 8:09 a.m.
150817 The More Unusual Dance Club 2015-08-17 Peter Dixon Aug. 5, 2015, 10:55 p.m.
Pont Street Band Night Monday 23rd May 2016 2016-05-21 alan poh May 21, 2016, 11:40 a.m.
Trinity SCDC Edinburgh 2017/02/24 2018-02-24 Daniel Hintermann Feb. 9, 2018, 5:17 p.m.
Mosstodloch 30 Nov 2018 2018-11-30 William Legge Oct. 3, 2018, 10:11 a.m.
Budapest Local Club 27.02.2014 2014-02-27 Zoltán Gräff March 1, 2014, 10:52 a.m.
Duddingston 01 Nov 2018 2018-11-01 John Watkins Oct. 27, 2018, 11:17 a.m.
Budapest Loacl Club 04.06.2018 2018-12-04 Zsófia Varga Dec. 5, 2018, 8:53 p.m.
ZA 2013-10-19 RSCDS Cape Town Clovelly Dance 2013-10-19 Heather Hodgson Oct. 9, 2013, 4:31 p.m.
RSCDS Wirral - Tuesday 1 November 2016 2016-11-01 Andrew Locke Oct. 30, 2016, 6:11 p.m.
Chiswick ~ 170430 Social Dance 2017-04-30 James Wilson May 1, 2017, 7:50 p.m.
Trinity SCD Club Edinburgh 11/02/2017 Jim Lindsay 2017-02-11 Daniel Hintermann Jan. 24, 2017, 2:39 p.m.
Budapest Local Club 13.03.2014 2014-03-13 Zoltán Gräff March 13, 2014, 9:48 p.m.
Atholl SCDC - Ian's Programme - 13 December 2016-12-13 Joy Scott Nov. 12, 2016, 1:12 p.m.
St Columba's Dancers 30-01-17 Sarah B. Dec. 11, 2016, 8:36 p.m.
St Columba's 25th April 2016 Sarah B. April 7, 2016, 8:20 p.m.
Chiswick ~ 170430 Social Dance (orig) 2017-04-30 James Wilson May 1, 2017, 7:42 p.m.
St Columba's 25th January 2016 Sarah B. Jan. 17, 2016, 6:24 p.m.
Linlithgow SCDC 02 Nov 2018 2018-11-02 John Watkins Oct. 18, 2018, 6:22 p.m.
OSCDG - Social Dance October 2018 2018-10-20 Kristian Vestli Oct. 2, 2018, 8:08 p.m.
London Highland Club 2016-03-05 Kevin Kearns March 3, 2016, 8:11 p.m.
Mary's Programme - 21 February 2017-02-21 Joy Scott Feb. 14, 2017, 12:04 p.m.
RSCDS Cheshire Branch - Social 12 July 2017 2017-07-12 Andrew Locke April 19, 2017, 3:30 p.m.
2015 Ottawa Ball 2015-04-18 John Bottriell March 1, 2017, 1:19 a.m.
150813 w3 Thursday - Common Room - St A 2015-08-13 Martina Mueller-Franz May 18, 2015, 3:19 p.m.
150813 w3 Thursday - Younger Hall - St A 2015-08-13 Martina Mueller-Franz May 18, 2015, 3:14 p.m.
20190219_WinterSchool_Tuesday 2019-02-19 Kirsten Steinbach Oct. 30, 2018, 1:39 p.m.
Trinity SCD Club Edinburgh 2016/04/09 2016-04-09 Daniel Hintermann Feb. 13, 2016, 5:52 p.m.
181027 Autumn in Gamundia 2018 2018-10-27 Martina Mueller-Franz Sept. 5, 2018, 1:10 p.m.
St Columba's 1st February 2016 Sarah B. Jan. 17, 2016, 6:27 p.m.
Dufftown SCDC 2018-04-06 Mary Cant March 30, 2018, 4:10 p.m.
Ball Swilcan Utrecht 25th may 2013 2013-05-25 Truus de Ceuster April 15, 2013, 1:03 p.m.
Fun-Dance-Technique Workshop Social, Wuppertal, 31 Aug 2013 2013-08-31 Anselm Lingnau Aug. 15, 2013, 9:02 p.m.
Summer School 2018 Week 4 Very Advanced Technically Challenging (2) 2018-08-06 SchloBDancers Heidelberg Aug. 26, 2018, 9:21 p.m.
Chiswick - 18 November 2018 (orig) 2018-11-18 James Wilson Nov. 19, 2018, 3:57 p.m.
RSCDS Cheshire Branch Social - 30 May 2018 2018-05-30 Andrew Locke April 29, 2018, 2:46 p.m.
RSCDS Wirral - Christmas Dance 2016 2016-12-03 Andrew Locke Oct. 21, 2016, 9:02 p.m.
BSCD Dances Taught 2017-2018 Jamie McDougall Sept. 19, 2018, 5:11 a.m.
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SWS 2018 2018-01-01 Margaret Chambers July 19, 2018, 12:09 p.m.
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Dances Taught at Pawling 2018 2018-05-11 Deborah Leary May 25, 2018, 3:23 p.m.
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Winter School 2019 2019-02-17 Atsuko Clement Oct. 17, 2018, 6:54 p.m.

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