Dance Girardet House 13309

Also known as “EVAG”, “Giradet House” (spelling), “"Meals on Wheels"”.

Strathspey · 32 bars · 4 couples · Square   (Progression: 2341)

Devised by
Francis Carr (2005)
Intensity
4444/4444/8888/8888 = 75% (whole dance)
Formations
Steps
  • Strathspey travel
Published in
Online Sources
Extra info
For Svenja who was my ...

For Svenja who was my partner when this dance was first tried For Susanne who was my partner when this dance first appeared on the EMO ball programme 2007

Girardet House is a disused printing works in Essen, which has now been turned into a shopping centre. It has an Irish pub where the EMO dancers go after their training sessions.

Initially, the name of this dance was misspelled Giradet House. This name is kept a "spelling alias" to help searches using the misspelled name. The web URL still uses that name (april 2016).

The dance first had the name "EVAG" subtitled "Meals on Wheels". EVAG is the local transport authority Essener Verkehrs Aktiengesellschaft (E.V.A.G.). The nickname came from a mistake made by the translation programme in my computer, which translated the name of the city, Essen, where I live as "meals". The sub-title has nothing to do with food for Senior Citizens, one of which I am myself. Essen, Summer 2005

Girardet House 4S · S32

1–
1c+3c ½ R&L ; 2c+4c repeat (3,4,1,2)
9–
All M RHA, to places ; all W LHA, finish in middle facing P
17–
1c+3c & 2c+4c intersecting Reels4 (use ½ LHA in the middle) finish as started (1,2,3,4)
25–
All dance the »Circle Knot«: Turn P RH ½ into Allemande hold, facing cclw | promenade cclw to next position ; All drop RH and W dance into the middle | All turn LH into new positions (2,3,4,1)

Girardet House 4S · S32

1-8
1s+3s dance 1/2 R&L, 2s+4s dance 1/2 R&L
9-16
All Men dance RH across finishing in places, all Ladies dance LH across finishing in middle facing partners
17-24
1s+3s also 2s+4s dance double reels of 4 (all give LH in centre)
25-32
All dance Circle Knot:
25-26 Couples turn ptnrs RH 1/2 way to end facing anticlockwise in Allemande position, the Lady having turned clockwise under her ptnrs arm
27-28
All promenade anticlockwise 1 place round
29-30 Couples drop Right hands, ladies dancing in to middle of set
31-32 All couples turn partners LH to new position facing in

Sorry, this browser doesn't seem to do SVG graphics :^(

64432403

Andrew Locke
Added on: Jan. 29, 2017, 5:17 p.m.
Quality: Reasonable

NameDateOwnerLast changed
TSC Sorrento Week 2 2017-03-25 (Saturday) 2017-03-25 Amanda Peart Jan. 15, 2017, 9:06 p.m.
Peterborough & District RSCDS Afternoon Tea Dance 2016-11-04 2016-11-04 Sheila Lewins Oct. 27, 2016, 11:27 a.m.
PW 2017 Tuesday Morning Social class - Sue Ronald Sue Ronald July 20, 2017, 4:48 p.m.
Praia da Rocha, Algarve - Dance Holiday - Day 3, Monday 26 Febuary 2018 2018-02-26 Keith Rose Jan. 15, 2018, 6:55 p.m.
Extra dances for the New York Branch summer dancing July 21 2016 Sue Ronald July 20, 2016, 12:19 a.m.
Friday 19 August 2016 - Summer Dance BLAIRGOWRIE Ericht SCDClub 2016-05-21 May 21, 2016, 11:03 p.m.
Peterborough RSCDS Dance 2014-06-20 2014-06-20 Sheila Lewins April 27, 2014, 5:15 p.m.
RSCDS Birmingham Welcome Dance 27 September 2014 2014-09-27 Nicola Scott May 14, 2014, 3:13 p.m.
Abingdon 12 February 2018 2018-02-12 Sandra McLevy Feb. 12, 2018, 10:17 p.m.
TSC in Evora 8th March 2018 2018-03-08 Amanda Peart Nov. 23, 2017, 3:33 p.m.
Stamford SCD Club Autumn Dance 2017 2017-11-04 Amanda Peart Aug. 24, 2017, 12:13 p.m.
Peterborough & District RSCDS Afternoon Tea Dance 2016-04-08 2016-04-08 Sheila Lewins Feb. 9, 2016, 8:31 a.m.
Nottingham RSCDS Dance 18.3.2017 2017-03-18 Elizabeth Gull Sept. 26, 2016, 5:14 p.m.
Stamford SCD Club Autumn Dance 2016 2016-11-05 Amanda Peart Aug. 13, 2016, 3:35 p.m.
George Shepherd 2017-11-16 George Shepherd Nov. 6, 2017, 10:39 a.m.
Leicester Caledonian - 05 Mar 2018 2018-03-05 Margaret Spence Feb. 2, 2018, 7:49 p.m.
RSCDS Leicester Class - 22 Mar 2108 2018-03-22 Margaret Spence Feb. 20, 2018, 6:56 p.m.
Leicester Caledonian - 05 Feb 2018 2018-02-05 Margaret Spence Feb. 1, 2018, 1:30 p.m.
Leicester Caledonian - 9 Apr 2018 2018-04-09 Margaret Spence March 11, 2018, 12:48 p.m.
Abingdon SCDC 2016 Ball Programme 2016-05-14 Dave Fielding May 2, 2016, 4:54 p.m.
Bedford SDG 2018-03-11 Supper Dance 2018-03-11 Keith Rose Jan. 27, 2018, 1:19 p.m.
Leicester RSCDS Christmas Dance - 3 Dec 2016 2016-12-03 Margaret Spence Nov. 17, 2016, 10:31 a.m.
Peterborough & District RSCDS Afternoon Tea Dance 2015-03-27 2015-03-27 Sheila Lewins March 14, 2015, 7:11 p.m.
RSCDS Wirral - Tuesday 31 January 2017 2017-01-31 Andrew Locke Jan. 29, 2017, 5:02 p.m.
RSCDS New York Branch - March 8 2018 Experienced class and after the break dances Sue Ronald March 5, 2018, 6:58 p.m.
Leicester Caledonian - 19 Mar 2018 2018-03-19 Margaret Spence March 11, 2018, 12:31 p.m.
Scotia Dancers Monday Feb 26 2018 Sue Ronald Feb. 23, 2018, 8:03 p.m.
Campers' Week at Pinewoods 2013 Sue Ronald Aug. 25, 2013, 2:29 p.m.
Pinewoods Campers Week 2015 Sue Ronald Nov. 17, 2017, 11:15 a.m.
Newark Annual Dance 2015 2015-10-24 Sue Ronald Oct. 15, 2015, 12:23 p.m.
The Sunday Class Dancing Holiday: Day 1 (Sunday) 2016-09-11 2016-09-11 Sheila Lewins June 22, 2016, 9:48 p.m.
Peterborough & District RSCDS Burns' Supper Dance 2015-01-24 Sheila Lewins Dec. 11, 2014, 11:43 a.m.
Knutsford Invitation Evening 2017 2017-04-05 Andrew Locke March 30, 2017, 12:29 a.m.
RSCDS Leicester Summer Dance - 12 August 2017 2017-08-12 Margaret Spence May 12, 2017, 11:52 a.m.
RSCDS New York Branch August 11th 2016 Sue Ronald Aug. 6, 2016, 9:39 p.m.
Scotia Dancers March 2nd, 2015 Sue Ronald Feb. 26, 2015, 12:06 a.m.
DAA class 12/09/16 Sue Ronald Dec. 7, 2016, 9:29 p.m.
RSCDS Birmingham - Burns Night Social 2015 2015-01-31 Nicola Scott Jan. 3, 2015, 11:31 a.m.
Scotia Dancers Monday March 5 2018 Sue Ronald March 2, 2018, 11:02 p.m.
DRAFT Scotia Dancers Monday March 5 2018 Sue Ronald Feb. 28, 2018, 5:30 p.m.
Waltham End-of-term Social 2016-04-28 John Aitken April 20, 2016, 12:40 p.m.
Waltham AGM 25 Aug 2016 2016-08-25 John Aitken Aug. 7, 2016, 4:49 p.m.
Waltham AGM 31 Aug 2017 2017-08-31 John Aitken Aug. 24, 2017, 9:02 a.m.
Leicester RSCDS Thur Social 23 Feb 2017 2017-02-23 Margaret Spence Feb. 17, 2017, 6:37 p.m.
Westchester November 19, 2014 Sue Ronald Nov. 14, 2014, 10:59 p.m.
Scotia Dancers Monday October 10th 2016 Sue Ronald Oct. 7, 2016, 11:15 p.m.
RSCDS Leiceser-Dance Sat 16 April 2016 2016-04-16 Margaret Spence March 10, 2016, 2:45 p.m.
Blairgowrie with Jim Lindsay 2017-08-18 Kate Kinnear July 3, 2017, 3:22 p.m.
Scotia Feb 15th, 2016 Sue Ronald Feb. 13, 2016, 6:18 p.m.
Peterborough & District RSCDS SCD Weekend: Friday Evening 2015-06-19 2015-06-19 Sheila Lewins March 22, 2015, 11:30 a.m.
Newark Annual Social 21 January 2017 2017-01-21 John Aitken Oct. 24, 2016, 9:36 p.m.
RSCDS Birmingham - Spring Ball 2017 Nicola Scott Dec. 29, 2016, 11:37 p.m.
RSCDS Birmingham - Nice 'N' Easy Social 2016 2016-04-30 Nicola Scott Feb. 20, 2016, 6:46 p.m.
RSCDS Leicester Dance - 14 April 2018 2018-04-14 Margaret Spence Feb. 10, 2018, 12:33 p.m.
Stamford Dance 2015-11-07 2015-11-07 Sheila Lewins Sept. 19, 2015, 9:53 p.m.
Lymm Friday Dance 2017-10-27 Andrew Locke Oct. 27, 2017, 5:08 p.m.
Abingdon Assembly Ball 08.03.14 2008-03-14 Sandra McLevy March 2, 2014, 1:01 p.m.
Peterborough RSCDS Core Dances May 2014 Sheila Lewins April 27, 2014, 3:25 p.m.
Peterborough RSCDS Core Dances 2017 Sheila Lewins Dec. 31, 2017, 11:10 a.m.
Draft2018febtoapril Sue Ronald Feb. 14, 2018, 11:14 p.m.

SCDDB User Ratings

3.5 stars average (2 votes)
. 0 votes
. 1 vote (50%)
. 1 vote (50%)
. 0 votes
. 0 votes
. 0 votes

This dance ranks 374th out of 1201 rated dances in the database. (More info.)

Rate this Dance

Sign in to rate this dance!

User Reviews

Sign in to review this dance!